Excellent opportunity to move in to the voluntary sector. Overall purpose of the role: to oversee and report on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represent SCIAF with key donors. To prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of our partners in collaboration with project staff. To help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grants. To assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.
Shetland Recreational Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who possesses exceptional strategic, interpersonal, and ambassadorial skills, with the ability to perform a wide ranging role, leading the Charity in continuing to grow and extend its impact.
You will be an innovative thinker, financially astute, with a track record of stimulating growth in both service users and income with a clear aspiration that the local communities and stakeholders continue to regard SRT positively.
You will have experience in providing leadership through change management processes as the trust repositions itself to meet the changing needs and demands of the community in the future.
The successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our strategic objectives and goals. Crucially, you will be excited about the opportunity to effect real and lasting change to the health and wellbeing of communities throughout Shetland.
You must be an exemplary relationship builder, adept at leading the Charity externally with key stakeholders (including the Council, funding agencies, politicians and partner organisations) and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the social and political environment in which the Trust operates as well as the policy issues which impact on our work.
Stratherrick & Foyers Community Trust Limited (SFCT) is a not-for-profit limited company established in 2004 to receive and distribute community benefit funds received from energy companies operating windfarms and hydro schemes in our geographical area. The aim of the Trust is to aid environmental protection, improve education and the health and wellbeing of all residents in our community by implementing major community development projects but also awarding grants to local community groups.
The Trust Manager will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organisation, including its financial viability, together with initiating and developing constructive and creative relationships with SFCT members and the local community, directors, funders, partners and stakeholders which will enhance the quality of lives of those living within the communities of Stratherrick and Foyers.
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To achieve maximum elected representation and the implementation if Liberal Democratic policies in Scotland, the Chief Executive leads the party administration and directs the human, financial and administrative resources of the Party. They will bring energy and outstanding leadership to this crucial job, whilst recognising that the relationships with the Leader (for political leadership) and the Office Bearers (line managers of the Chief Executive and the representatives of all members of the party) have a key role in the direction of the party.
The Chief Executive is responsible for all staff employed by the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
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The Chief Executive will:
Ensure that the day to day operations of the Party are efficiently carried out.
Lead the Party in delivering agreed strategic objectives.
Work with the Treasurer to ensure that the Party’s finances are on a sound footing. Monitor income and expenses on a regular basis to ensure that the party is operating within budget and operating within agreed financial controls.
Develop the Party and improve its impact by ensuring the development of world-class teams delivering Policy, Communications, Campaigns and Marketing, and People (including Membership and Diversity), ensuring that the representation, both elected and unelected, voice and influence of the Scottish Liberal Democrats continue to grow.
Constantly review and improve the structure, systems and processes of the Party, further embedding efficiency, integrity, diversity and transparency at the heart of all its operations.
Direct the transformation of the Party's fundraising infrastructure in order to enable the party to achieve continuously improved electoral success and have a solid operational base year on year.
Ensure that the party is ready to fight all relevant elections including possible by-elections and the next scheduled Scottish Elections in 2021.
Are you a strategic communicator with experience of managing and motivating a communications team and a proven ability to innovate and enthuse others to join you on the journey? Then join Shelter Scotland as Communications Manager and you could soon be playing a vital role in helping Shelter Scotland get the message out as we continue to tackle the root causes of Scotland’s housing crisis.
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change — with individuals, in communities, across society – and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
About the role
Our award winning Communications team promotes Shelter Scotland’s brand and leads our public campaigning and digital communications to achieve change for those that do not have a safe, secure or affordable home in Scotland. Your challenge will be to head up that team and take responsibility for the communications we produce, in order to raise the profile of both the cause and the charity. As well as developing and delivering communications strategies that will drive our objectives forward, we’ll rely on you to provide strategic direction for all communications connected to our work. And, when it comes to identifying opportunities to position us as a thought leader or highlight our strategic messages, driving our media work or working with those with lived experience to help them tell their story, again, we’ll count on you.
With a relevant degree or equivalent experience in communications, you’re creative, innovative and commercially aware and have an excellent understanding of digital media and traditional channels, plus a passion for using them. You’re an excellent copywriter and editor too – a natural at capturing and refining key messages. The ability to relate to, and communicate effectively with, diverse stakeholders and audiences is also important, while knowledge of the communications and political context of Scotland would also be useful. Someone who responds positively to change, you’re not afraid to challenge the status quo and introduce new ideas when appropriate. What’s more, you lead by example, have an adaptable approach and are committed to achieving results for our cause.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.
This role is responsible for coordinating service delivery for The Bike Station in Perth or Edinburgh. Supported by the Senior Management team, you will ensure the successful day to day delivery of The Bike Station activity including, refurbishment and sale of donated bikes, the coordination and delivery of training and Fix Your Own sessions and the coordination and delivery of commercial and community events.
Duties and responsibilities
As part of the Senior Management team you will be responsible for the development and successful delivery of The Bike Station’s communication and marketing strategies. You will lead on the development and integration of evaluation frameworks across the organisation to enable us to clearly demonstrate and communicate the impact and value of our activity. You will be responsible for the impact, quality and improvement of all external communications and marketing, raising our profile, our income and local engagement. The role will lead on the development of all digital and printed marketing materials and fundraising campaigns to engage the public, stakeholders and funders.
As part of the Senior Management team you will be responsible for ensuring The Bike Station achieves its commercial income targets. You will lead on the development of new business and sales opportunities, providing detailed information on clear commercial value. Responsible for the success of the Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee retail environments. In collaboration with the Senior Management team, provide direction and support to the on-site Coordinators to ensure the effective coordination of day to day activities.
Work for SCVO and support Scotland’s vibrant and vital voluntary sector.
* Join us on a temporary secondment or fixed term basis*
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to join our policy
and research team and help increase our knowledge of Scotland’s voluntary
sector. You will have experience of using a variety of quantitative and
qualitative research tools to produce valuable information and insights and have excellent planning and communicating skills.
If you have a passion for research and the ability to produce accessible and relevant research briefings, blogs, infographics and interactive tools, we’d like to hear from you!
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) for an experienced, motivated and passionate Climate Project Manager to join our Rags to Riches new upcycling CCF funded UpHub project.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for sustainability, who understands the opportunities and challenges of climate change and to drive Rags to Riches ambitious new Climate Change focused project. The successful candidate will work with our partners and communities to move towards more sustainable practices. You will have previous experience of working within a climate change related role in the third sector. The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting the Uphub project outcomes and able to motivate and manage R2R Uphub project team, local partners to achieve high performance standards.
The position is varied in nature and there will be the opportunity to work with the local community in order to reduce our impact on the natural environment. A thorough knowledge and detailed understanding of current issues and professional Climate Change/Mitigation/Adaptation practices is essential, combined with excellent communication and team working skills. A community-focused approach is also important, plus the ability to work collaboratively with schools and community organisations.
If you’re looking for a challenge, plus the opportunity to be part of a bold and innovative organisation that has big ambitions both for GBCT and for the wider community this is an excellent opportunity for you.