Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats. We exist to improve the capacity, influence and effectiveness of the sector in Scotland through providing opportunities for networking, debate, training and promotion of good practice. We are recruiting a full time Project Assistant to support this work.
Project Assistant: To support Scotland’s International Development Alliance in the delivery of capacity building activities for small, civil society organisations across Scotland. To strategically support the Alliance’s digital communication with member organisations, to administer various online and in person training events and to assist in the collection of reporting data for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation.
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats. We are recruiting a part-time Communications & Administration Assistant to help maintain our social media presence and support the delivery of training and networking events for our members.
Communications & Administration Assistant: To support Scotland’s International Development Alliance in developing and maintaining its outward facing communications with member organisations, other actors within the international development sector and the wider public. To assist with administering internal monitoring and evaluation systems, and support the team in the delivery of their work with member organisations, aimed at strengthening the effectiveness and impact of the international development sector in Scotland.
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced communications professional to join the Scottish Green Group in Parliament. You will work as part of the central team that supports the work of the Green MSPs in Parliament and is responsible for communications to promote our work to the media, supporters and the public. This is a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding role that will put you at the heart of our efforts to create a fairer, greener Scotland.
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As part of a multi-agency team, the post holder will provide support to adults with a learning disability and complex health needs within a supported employment setting.
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This is an exciting opportunity to work with a range of partners and stakeholders to establish the feasibility of developing a horticultural growing space in Dundee, using a sustainable Social Enterprise approach.
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Claire Baker MSP (Mid Scotland and Fife) is looking for a full-time hard-working, enthusiastic and highly organised individual to join her team as a Press and Research Officer.
To support Claire Baker in providing rapid, accurate and detailed research on a wide range of devolved policy issues, deliver written and oral briefings as required, produce press communications, and develop and maintain good relationships with internal and external groups.
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We have an exciting opportunity for you to become an Energy Adviser within the Services Delivery team based in our Edinburgh office. You will be primarily responsible for providing energy advice to households that will motivate and enable them to take action to reduce their fuel bills, cut carbon emissions and make their homes warmer and more comfortable.
Working on a shift pattern covering a combination of normal and ‘out of hours’ periods each week, your total working hours will be 37.5 hours a week. This will range from providing energy advice out of office hours between 8-9am or 5-8pm Monday-Friday and 9-5pm Saturdays. During normal office hours (9 -5pm Mon-Fri.) you will be required to support our Services Delivery team answering enquiries about a variety of grant and loan programmes which we manage on behalf of the Scottish Government and other funders.
The role has a real focus on customer service and delivering an effective customer journey is essential to the role.
You will speak with a wide range of customers on the phone and online and your ability to listen, empathise and then enable customers to take action will be critical.
Bike for Good is seeking an experienced communication professional to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!
The successful candidate will lead the creation of a comprehensive Communications Strategy that will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values. The Communications Officer will focus on increasing the reach and awareness of our Community Outreach Programme which includes services for those underrepresented in cycling and/or new/returning to cycling.
We need someone with a creative approach who can promote Bike for Good, interact with the public and establish productive relationships with key stakeholders. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in the integrated digital & communications sector or related field, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A one year contract is available with potential for extension subject to funding. The opportunity is available thanks to support from the Smarter Choices, Smarter Places Open fund.
If you’re a Fundraising Assistant with 1 year+ experience in community fundraising activities and commercial link-ups OR individual giving, and looking to move up into a sole fundraiser post, this is an exciting opportunity to work with a charity which provides a diverse set of services to children, young people and adults across the city.
Cyrenians Farm, at Kirknewton is a working organic farm producing local fruit, vegetables and eggs, and is also home to a community of vulnerable young people, many with backgrounds of homelessness. Cyrenians also runs a Good Food Programme in Edinburgh which is home to several food related services including FareShare Central and South East Scotland which collects excess food form local outlets and redistributes to other organisations working with people in need and Food Education services offering cooking classes and creating clubs alleviating isolation and loneliness.
Working with the Head of Enterprise and the Farm team, this role will oversee the Farm operation including the implementation of new initiatives in the growth plan. These tasks include promoting the enterprise and the Good Food Programme, developing effective marketing and communications with the support of the central team, manage the Farm facility ensuring maintenance within Health and Safety requirements, manage the Farm team of staff and volunteers to deliver operationally and ensure compliance with all legislative requirements.
You should also be an effective team player, with excellent organisations skills and business experience in the food sector. You will be trustworthy and responsible, and able to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.