This terrible COVID19 pandemic has created previously unimaginable levels of need. In fundraising we’ve retained our focus. Relationships and innovations have been central to our ability to not only deliver but grow income.
As we move forward our Heads need to be brilliant cross-organisational leaders with stacks of emotional intelligence and stakeholder engagement skills. You need to be a role model, inspiring other teams to deliver their best, as well as your own.
This role doesn’t carry an income target, but we cannot generate income without it. You’ll work with your internal customers to help them deliver. You’ll bring an understanding of the role of digital technologies, brand, marketing & audience segmentation to inform income growth.
We work at a fast pace, and the Head of Development & Operations ensures the operational delivery of our strategy.
Key focuses of the role are:
This is permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week. The successful candidate can be based anywhere in Scotland. The post requires frequent travel to Edinburgh.
Are you highly motivated and want to join our dynamic team?
Would you like to help change the lives of people with cerebral palsy throughout Scotland?
Can you offer a proven track record of successful fundraising to a thriving Scottish charity?
An opportunity has arisen to play a major part in shaping the future of Cerebral Palsy Scotland as one of the Senior Management Team. The post will suit an experienced fundraising professional with at least 7 years’ experience. A successful track record of managing large, multi-year grants, report writing and confidence in setting and managing budgets is essential. Experience of working with communications colleagues is desirable together with knowledge of website management, social media, brand development and working with external partners.
Cerebral Palsy Scotland is committed to successful flexible working and we are happy to discuss any questions regarding making this work for you.
Applications are now invited.
A unique opportunity to lead evidence-based change
CELCIS, the Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection, is an internationally recognised leading improvement and innovation centre based in Scotland at the University of Strathclyde. Dedicated to applying evidence-based practice change and knowledge exchange to services, we embody the University’s motto of ‘the place of useful learning’.
Focused on improving the lives of children and young people in need of care and protection and their families and carers, we support people and organisations responsible for their care to make long-lasting changes in services and in the practices and skills they use. An organisation committed to the use of evidence including lived experience, we lead international research on alternative care; work with policy-makers, decision-makers and advocacy organisations throughout Scotland, the UK and the world; generate, analyse and interrogate data; and we work with organisations and people across Scotland at local and national to level to realise The Promise of the Independent Care Review (2020).
Our Head of Evidence and Innovation leads on how we assist central and local governments, organisations, interest groups and communities of practice to develop purposeful and evidence-based ways to drive change and improvement in services and practices. The team covers research and data, policy and stakeholder engagement, participation, and international partnerships. This post will work with University colleagues in establishing opportunities for joint research projects.
You will have an appropriate Phd, with significant experience of directly relevant roles and considerable experience of leadership and management contributing to and realising an organisation’s strategic and business objectives. You will also have extensive experience of leading projects and funding bids for research, research translation and knowledge exchange work.
A member of our Strategic Management Team, you will share responsibility for the planning and delivery of CELCIS’s strategy which prioritises supporting improvements in early help, effective decision making, and quality care, all underpinned by valuing the voice of lived experience. We are seeking a motivated individual with strategic management and leadership experience who can contribute to how we deliver our strategy and meet and exceed key stakeholder expectations.
You will be working remotely at home until CELCIS and the University has ensured it is safe and essential to work in the office (we are based in the Curran Building at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow).
Funding for the post: Like all the team, the post is funded for 12 months, with a further 2 years of funding indicated by Scottish Government. CELCIS has received funding in this way from Scottish Government since 2010 where we agree our funding level every year, as well as agreeing the indicative level for the next two years.
Change is happening. Be part of it. Together we can make things better for children, young people and their families and carers.
Crossroads Youth & Community Association is looking to recruit a Charity Manager. This role is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organisation, including the staff, its building (The Barn Youth & Community Centre), the funding strategy, and the programme of activities of this longstanding community anchor organisation based in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, you are responsible for the day-to-day management of Crossroads Youth & Community Association. You will provide support for the Board and its working groups to ensure they are able to fulfil their responsibilities. You will build good working relationships with Crossroads’ membership, funders, partners and the local community to ensure the organisation is fulfilling its aims and objectives. You will be confident at making decisions for the good of the organisation and a strong team leader. Although the role operates at a strategic level, and you are the senior member of staff, as a small organisation it is important that you recognise it is a hands-on role as well.
This is a great opportunity to make an impact and show what you can do!
If you can enthuse, excite and motivate people about our work in mental health and have experience of achieving community or individual giving fundraising targets and recruiting / managing volunteers and supporters, please get in touch!
Health in Mind is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all communities, particularly from black and minority ethnic communities, currently under-represented within Health in Mind. We are also a flexible working employer, so if you’d like to request part-time or job sharing, let us know.
CHAP is a charitable organisation based in Ardrossan which provides free and independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues to people across North Ayrshire. In 2020, we secured over one million pounds of financial gains for our clients. We exist to provide support and hope, and be a positive, helpful voice standing alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We do not judge, rather we give those who need our help a voice. We improve peoples’ quality of life and we are proud of what we do. We have been providing services in the local community for over 20 years and have established ourselves as a key player in the field of advice providers, achieving Scottish National Standards Accreditation at the highest level in the areas of housing, welfare benefits and money advice.
We are recruiting a Fundraising and Development Officer to support the organisation and the successful candidate will be a dynamic, goal oriented, positive self-starter who can work at pace with minimum supervision. The Fundraising and Development Officer will have a pivotal role and the successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a wide variety of people as well as having proven experience of developing business opportunities and proven ability to analyse and successfully negotiate new business opportunities. A certificate in fundraising would be a distinct advantage.
A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.
The Scottish Goldsmiths Trust (SGT) was founded by The Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the City of Edinburgh in the year 2000. The SGT has a dynamic programme of opportunities, exhibitions and awards and curates the Millennium Silver collection, Silver of the Stars and the historical archives of The Incorporation of Goldsmiths. The work of the Trust focuses on promoting and supporting the education, art and craft of Scotland’s gold and silversmithing heritage and trade. In recent years, our work has expanded with the creation of the Ethical Making Programme to support the adoption of responsible and sustainable practices in Jewellery and Silversmithing.
This part-time role will be responsible for raising both core and restricted income from charitable trusts, grants, and statutory funders. Part of a small team, this varied role includes research, proposal writing, cultivation and stewardship and reporting. Comfortable writing for diverse audiences, from small family trusts to lottery funders and government departments, the post-holder will be an experienced, results-driven fundraiser seeking an interesting and fulfilling role in an arts and heritage charity.
Main purpose of role
The Wellbeing Fundraiser will play an integral role within the life of the Bridge as we seek to develop our service provision.
The Bridge Community Project is a local charity based in West lothian that has grown to provide a range of wellbeing based services. As the Bridge has grown we have recognised the need to bring in additional support on the fundraising side of our work. The Wellbeing Fundraiser will work alongside the Project Director to develop and implement a strategy to support our front line service delivery.
The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the following:
First 3 months
● Review and develop a fundraising strategy:
o identifying appropriate grant funding opportunities linked to current service delivery
o explore options for increasing the take up of our current Bridge Builder giving program
o explore options for 2 regular fundraising/promotional events per year
● Develop an action plan in conjunction with the Project Director
● Implement action plan
o Apply to relevant trusts and foundations
o Implement actions around the Bridge Builder giving program and events
● Work within the ethos and culture of the Bridge Community Project
● Work within the boundaries of confidentiality as stipulated within the Bridge Community Project policy.
● Required to observe all Health & Safety regulations and report all safety/hazards to Bridge Community Projects management group
● To attend regular meetings appropriate to the role
● Have experience in grant fundraising
● Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
● Competent IT skills
● Ability to be self-motivated and to work to a high standard
● Ability to demonstrate a sincere commitment to the vision and values of the Bridge Community Project
Changes believe in positive mental health and wellbeing for everyone. As a charity in East Lothian, Changes are here to help the community achieve and maintain positive mental health and wellbeing by providing a wide range of services and activities including 1-1 therapy, support groups and courses, healthy living activities, training, and volunteering opportunities.
Services are free and open to everyone over the age of 16 living, or registered with a GP, in East Lothian. Changes provide support for a wide range of challenges including stress, panic, low mood, low self-esteem, anxiety, worry, depression, and negative thinking. Activities are friendly, welcoming, and inclusive and offer opportunities to meet new people, get active and get involved in the local community.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate seeking a challenge to join our busy, friendly and supportive team. The postholder will lead on the development and delivery of Changes Groups, Courses, and Volunteer Project. The role includes line management of a small team of staff and will include sourcing and liaising with freelance workers. The postholder will ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of activities and lead on new developments based on identified needs.
The role will include some facilitation of groups/courses as is the case for all staff. Community engagement and partnership building will be a key aspect of this role.
The appointment of a Project Development Coordinator comes at a time of development for our team and the postholder will be a part of this exciting change as we venture into some new avenues. We anticipate the role will evolve over time. Volunteer Coordination, including recruitment and support and supervision of volunteers will initially be a key focus, though as the role progresses, we aim to secure funding to appoint a Volunteer Coordinator.
We have an exciting opportunity to join Alzheimer Scotland as a Senior Fundraising Support Officer.
This is a full time, 35 hours, temporary position for a period of 12 months commencing July 2021.
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s leading dementia charity, offering specialist support services, community activities, information and advice at every stage of the dementia journey, from over 60 locations across Scotland, from Shetland to the Borders.
We are seeking applications from individuals with strong database administration experience preferably in a fundraising environment within a complex organisation and who possess the skills to take on the tasks outlined in the job description.
If you’re interested by what you’ve read, and have the necessary skills, experience and ability to make a success of this role, we would be delighted to hear from you.