The Labour Party is looking to recruit a Major Donor Officer to expand the Fundraising team, but will be based in Scotland. The post-holder will develop the Labour Party’s fundraising programme in Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced relationship-fundraiser with a strong track record in securing individual gifts to support specific projects and campaigns. The successful candidate will be proactive, forward-thinking and passionate.
This is an opportunity to work directly with the Head of Fundraising and take on responsibility to build the Scottish Labour Party’s fundraising programme in line with the UK fundraising strategy.
The successful candidate will have prior experience of fundraising from individuals, proven experience in securing 5 and 6 figure gifts, ability to write compelling cases for support and donor reports and experience in developing fundraising appeals
An opportunity to change the lives of young people
Leader sought for ambitious North Edinburgh youth project
Fetlor Youth Club is building on its 100-year tradition of youth work and we’re looking to appoint dynamic and experienced Director to lead us from our strong foundation of traditional youth work towards a hub model of partnership working so we can maximise our impact and reach and ensure we can serve young people more holistically.
Based in our modern youth hub building, our successful candidate will manage a small and dedicated team.
You will have demonstrable skills as strategic leader with good management and commercial experience. An interest in improving the lives of young people from disadvantaged communities is also crucial.
Your role will involve:
1) Leadership of the FetLor team.
2) Building and maintaining strong and effective partnerships which collectively strengthen the support available to young people in north Edinburgh.
3) Creating and implementing a strategic plan that ensures the long-term sustainability of FetLor.
Competitive salary of c. £55k pro rata
The benefits include flexible working and on-site childcare facilities.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) was established in 1783 for the advancement of learning and useful knowledge. Their contemporary mission remains very much the same: harnessing a diversity of knowledge and expertise and deploying it for the benefit of Scotland and the wider world – in the words of their strapline, ‘knowledge made useful’.
Embarking on the development of their new strategic framework and as they continue on a journey of change to enhance their impact, RSE are looking to recruit into the pivotal role of Director of Finance and Corporate Services. Reporting to the Chief Executive and with overall responsibility for the leadership, strategic development and operational success of the finance and wider corporate functions, you will ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the organisation. Acting as the lead source of advice regarding financial policies, IT, HR, the venue and corporate governance and as part of a small Senior Leadership Management Team, you will directly contribute at a strategic level to the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability and impact of RSE.
A fully qualified accountant with a proven track record of robust financial management, ideally gained within the charitable sector, you will have significant experience of operating at a senior level ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, sound corporate governance and providing financial information and analysis to allow informed decision making. An accomplished communicator, the successful candidate will have highly developed people skills with an ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders and develop high performing teams. You should also be able to demonstrate:
Urban Uprising funds climbing and educational programmes for at risk young people in the UK, giving them opportunities and experiences, they might not otherwise have.
Climbing is an innovative and engaging way to connect with young people to provide education, a sense of community, trust, healthy living, positive role models and so much more. It gives opportunities for personal achievement through adventure and is open to all young people aged 8 – 18, regardless of barriers such as ability, gender, background or location.
As Fundraiser you will support the Programme Manager in identifying and applying for funds to continue the development of the charity’s projects, as we embark on an exciting period of change. You will be skilled in grant fundraising, have great communication skills and be motivated to help young people reach their full potential.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Sonic Bothy is seeking a Project Manager to deliver ‘Public Inconvenience’ from December 2020 – June 2021. This new creative project centres on delivery of Sonic Bothy’s 3 core programmes: Sonic Bothy Ensemble; Learning Space; and Sonic Bothy Open Session Series.
Sonic Bothy is an inclusive new music organisation that explores, composes, and performs experimental and contemporary music. Sonic Bothy Ensemble comprises of musicians with and without additional learning support needs, that creates original work for performance at festivals and events across the UK. Learning Space programme provides opportunities for musicians to explore their musicianship further than general participatory sessions. Open Session Series is a programme of workshops exploring ideas and areas of experimental and new music in a fun and open way.
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to continue the successful delivery of Sonic Bothy’s programmes. The appointment will be on a freelance basis until June 2021, and you will be required to work 12 days per month, 3 days per week including at fixed times when sessions are taking place.
This important role centres on managing the smooth-running delivery of Sonic Bothy’s project activities. It is central to the ongoing development of Sonic Bothy’s community and involves engaging with Sonic Bothy’s internal and external community network. Sonic Bothy’s activities are diverse, and the role will span the management of the 3 programmes, each with different aims. Activities will include the creation of new work by Sonic Bothy Ensemble for festival performance; supporting the delivery of digital online sessions; managing a return to in-person session delivery with the Creative Director (if appropriate); liaising with support organisations; families and musicians with an ALSN to identify their needs and plan accordingly.
The Project Manager will plan, manage and attend events and sessions; will ensure that the communication and learning needs of musicians are met within project activities; will manage a team of regular and guest freelance artists; will run project budgets and will report regularly to the Creative Director; will set up and deliver monitoring and evaluation; will undertake the development of Open Sessions; will understand and manage compliance issues including health and safety and safeguarding; will deliver activities on time and on budget. Access is threaded through all Sonic Bothy’s activities, including this role, and so time will be spent in contact liaising with individuals, their support, and artists to solve any barriers that arise.
You should have at least 3 years’ experience of managing projects with budgets of over £80K. You will show sound financial awareness and must have a track record of managing budgets efficiently. Ideally, you will also have worked with people who have additional support needs. This role involves a high degree of people contact through various communications and events, and so enjoyment of working with others, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. To this end previous experience in community and/or learning development would be advantageous. A passion for experimental and/or new music would be advantageous, as would experience of liaising with festivals. Due to our current methods of remote working, familiarity of working with Zoom is essential.
Sonic Bothy welcomes applications from all sections of the community, including from those identifying as disabled or with lived experience of disability.
If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Claire Docherty (Creative Director) on the email address below.
Working with our Senior Fundraising Manager you will develop and implement a programme of communications and events to inspire individuals to leave a legacy to the National Trust for Scotland, make it easy for them to do so and ensure that the benefits of leaving a legacy for our heritage is known and enjoyed in life.
You will recruit, retain and reactivate supporters, maximising their lifetime engagement with our charity, delivering to them an outstanding supporter experience, based on deep insight and data. You’ll be responsible for all pledge administration and will support activity to create and implement a calendar of activity and develop stewardship initiatives to build long term relationships with current pledgers, members and donors and all those who love Scotland. You will, identify opportunities to communicate the importance of legacy giving both internally and externally and ensure that legacy pledging is integral to our supporter journey’s.
Bike for Good is currently recruiting for a full-time Health & Wellbeing Cycling Practitioner. The successful candidate will d eliver cycle training for adults who are willing to improve their physical and mental health and become a qualified Ride Leader. They will contribute towards the setup, running and on-going planning of Health and Wellbeing groups and 1:1 lessons. The post holder will be responsible for meeting targets set together with the Health & Wellbeing Coordinator.
We are looking for someone who is a flexible self-starter with an enterprising attitude. It is also important that you are someone with a personable and friendly approach to work who can also demonstrate our core organisational values.
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must see visitor attractions. Our mission is to be an essential bridge between citizens, science and technology. We inspire people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science and understand its relevance to their own lives.
We are recruiting for a Senior Community Learning Coordinator to develop and manage GSC’s strategy for the CLD programme to build and significantly expand its reach and impact; with the aim of creating a sustainable business model for GSC’s CLD programme to continue at a significantly expanded and impactful level for the foreseeable future.
This position is Full-time (based on 37.5 hours per week) and is Fixed-term until 31st December 2021, with the intention to become permanent subject to funding.
Full job description can be downloaded from our website: glasgowsciencecentre.org/node/2495
Upmo is a charity operating in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian, providing support and opportunity for adults with learning difficulties, autism, and additional support needs.
Every week, we encourage our students to build confidence, use imagination and develop life skills through music, drama, art and other expressive and physical activities.
As part of our continued response to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, we now have a number of Project Worker positions available. We are seeking to recruit a variety of staff, with a range of skills and experience – a background in teaching or facilitating, especially in music, drama, IT and the creative arts, is especially desirable.
The role includes supporting students in workshops and working one to one with students, and facilitating workshops. The role also involves supporting people with personal care, as and when required.
We are recruiting for both permanent and fixed-term (12 month) employees; full time (30 hours per week) and part time available. Upmo is a Living Wage Employer; the rate of pay for this role is £9.30 p/h.
Training and Evaluation Tender Opportunities for NLHF-funded Business Support Programme
We invite tenders for the training provision and summative evaluation for the NLHF-funded Business Support Programme, ‘Surviving to Thriving’ (StT). The programme has been developed by MGS, Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS), and greenspace scotland to support heritage organisations in Scotland to develop sustainable business models.
The programme will deliver a comprehensive resilience and leadership training programme for approximately 40 heritage organisations (approx. 80 individuals) across Scotland. The training should be tailored to the needs of participants, focusing on four main themes of leadership, governance, business planning and community engagement.
The programme delivery will commence April 2021 and run for 18 months, with the expectation that participating organisations participate in between 20-30 days training within that time period. Eligible organisations will be awarded a community grant to enable them to fully participate in the skills programme. It is expected that training will be delivered using a variety of methods such as small cohorts, directly at organisation’s locations (where possible) and digitally.
This project is designed to upskill and support the work of the heritage workforce across Scotland, including representatives from at-risk organisations in all fields, but with a specific focus on those organisations with tangible assets.