Our vision is to save everyone. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.
The successful candidate will be the go-to person for fundraising development expertise in Scotland, responsible for delivery of fundraising activity which will achieve agreed fundraising & partnerships income targets. Working with the Regional Engagement Lead, the post holder will support strategic planning, and identify and lead development opportunities to grow income. Working as one crew this person will share their skills and knowledge with staff and volunteers on the ground.
Some of the benefits
· Flexible working
· 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
· Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
· Life assurance
· Health and dental cash plan
As a Fundraising and Partnerships Lead, you will be tasked with focus on the following areas:
· Monitoring and managing fundraising and partnership income and expenditure budgets and prospect pipelines
· Troubleshooting and mitigating risks and issues in order to ensure the delivery of results
· Through regular reviews and based on feedback from supporters and volunteers, maintaining an ongoing improvement programme across your region to ensure that resources are always deployed appropriately and efficiently, delivering optimum productivity at all times for fundraising and partnership activities
· Monitoring and managing operational risk, including compliance with internal and external standards, policies and procedures for fundraising and partnerships activity
· Supporting the delivery of income targets, increase engagement, increase supporter conversions, deepen relationships and diversify income streams
· Managing delivery of all fundraising and partnership goals and KPIs through the Community Managers
· Working with the communications, events, face-to-face, legacy, media, philanthropy and trusts contacts within your region to help you achieve your goals
· Supporting volunteer recruitment, management and levels of support for fundraising and partnership activities across your region
· Supporting the delivery of the national partnership strategy at a regional level and facilitate content delivery and stakeholder management regionally and locally
You’ll be passionate about making a real difference for our supporters, volunteers and customers. You will be highly motivated and enjoy tackling challenging goals and targets whilst being creative in finding solutions to problems. You will be a natural leader and be able to inspire and influence at all levels to drive and embed changes and improvements, keeping the supporter, volunteer and customer experience front of mind. To be considered as the Fundraising and Partnerships Lead you will need:
· Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public in order to generate funds
· A proven track record of results delivery in the areas of fundraising and partnerships.
· Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and engagement skills are a must as well as active listening skills and the ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
· People leadership experience is vital, ideally in leading field-based teams in a collaborative environment
· Experience of leading and embedding change and improvements
Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Manager, Partnerships Manager
This role, whilst 37 hours per week, will require flexible working across all seven days of the week. Whilst core days will be defined, it is expected that there will be a degree of weekend and evening working required. Extensive travel will be required. This role will be based at an RNLI site wherever possible.
About our organisation
The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.
We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market and we protect forests. We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.
About the opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Soil Association’s policy advocacy in Scotland on farming and land use, at a pivotal moment as we move beyond the Brexit transition period. The Soil Association is collaborating widely to build a policy framework that can support a ten-year transition to agroecology and sustainable land use. This role will be instrumental in building networks and influence in Scotland to achieve that goal, working closely with the UK Policy Unit and the Director of Soil Association Scotland.
You will have:
A Job Description is available for download below.
Closing date: 10th January, 11:59pm
Interviews are expected to take place: online, 19th January 2021
Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund SCIO is a long-established grant making charity whose purpose is the prevention and relief of poverty in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We operate a number of funding streams providing support to individuals and families as well as a fund for small local charities who share our aims.
We are recruiting for a Trust Administrator due to the retirement of our longstanding Administrator. We are looking for a candidate with strong understanding of and commitment to reducing poverty and inequality who is able to work on their own initiative. The role is extremely varied ranging from assessing and deciding on funding applications to advising the Charity Trustees on policy and strategy. Key responsibilities include:
• Managing the grant application processes
• Supporting Trustees meetings including drafting minutes and agendas and writing papers
• Managing grant expenditure against budget
• Developing new areas of income to enable the Trust to meet growing demand for grants
• Building partnerships with referring agencies and other trusts
Previous experience of grant making is desirable but not essential.
The Dunblane Development Trust (DDT), a community development trust based in Dunblane, is seeking a part time Volunteer Co-ordinator to support and take forward our work with volunteers.
Our activities are almost entirely managed and carried out by volunteers mainly through the operation of our working groups which cover a range of activities from environmental, handy person and supporting vulnerable members of our community.
We currently have nearly 200 volunteers from all walks of life. We are now looking to expand both the numbers of volunteers we have, the types and range of volunteering opportunities available to people, and through our volunteers, expand the services which we can provide to the local community. This post, funded through Big Lottery, will allow us to progress our ideas.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to work alongside the board and our working group leaders.
Over the past 10 years, Edinburgh Garden Partners has developed a unique approach to addressing the risks of social isolation in our communities.
By matching volunteers who are looking for a space to grow with local garden owners who have a space to share, our garden partnerships create meaningful and lasting social connections between people of different ages and cultural backgrounds.
It is the shared interest in gardening and the exchange of skills, knowledge and life experience that make our garden partnerships so special and rewarding for everyone involved.
The newly created position of Volunteering Development Coordinator provides an exciting opportunity for someone who is a natural collaborator to strengthen, connect and grow our brilliant community of volunteers.
This is a fixed term post until March 31st 2022, which may be extended subject to continuation of funding.
This post will be subject to a satisfactory PVG check.
Healthy Valleys is a community-led health initiative that supports communities in rural South Lanarkshire. We focus on providing opportunities for local people to improve their health and wellbeing and build stronger communities in areas of deprivation or where there are service gaps. Our resilience is our strength allowing us to quickly adapt to support the ever-changing needs of the community since 2003.
Due to successfully securing new funding we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and hard-working individual to join our dynamic team.
The job will play a critical role in supporting the organisation’s day-to-day operations with a strong focus on volunteer support and development. This role will work across the range of functions to make sure we have the right administrative and project management support in place for our volunteer team, the Development and Operations Manager and trustees.
This role will also assist the development and growth of our Leaders Network. The Leaders Network allows Young Leaders, past and present, to build knowledge, develop projects, collaborate with others, share skills and lead climate action towards a just and sustainable society. You will be a flexible individual, able to co-ordinate people, processes, and projects with confidence and quickly be able to build rapport with stakeholders.
The role will be essential in administering and co-ordinating the activities of 2050 Climate Group. The role will work closely with volunteers, therefore flexibility with working patterns is required to support some evening and weekend work.
Game Rangers International (GRI) is a non-profit organisation committed to empowering Rangers and local communities to conserve nature. We successfully achieve this mission by working alongside government agencies, local communities and other conservation partners to protect Zambia’s wildlife and wild spaces. GRI has been active since 2008 and is the trusted implementing partner for a number of leading, international conservation organisations. We empower Rangers across three core thematic areas: Resource Protection, Community Outreach and Wildlife Rescue.
Job Title: Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Manager
Job Location: GRI – Head Office, Peebles, Scotland
Department: Fundraising, Marketing & Comms (FMC) Department
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Start Date: 1 April 2021
Salary: £25k - £30k gross per annum (based on experience) + sales bonus
The Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Manager is a full-time role responsible for developing and implementing the Fundraising, Marketing and Communications strategy for Game Rangers International (GRI). Reporting to the CEO, the Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for achieving the organisation’s fundraising goals and communicating with supporters, stakeholders and partners in the UK, USA, Europe, Zambia and further afield.
Roles & Responsibilities
Essential Skills and Experience:
GRI is a growing organisation with an ambitious vision. The right candidate will demonstrate the ability to raise the international profile of GRI and meet fundraising targets in a professional and strategic manner. Opportunity will exist for the FMC Manager to support the development of a fully functioning and viable FMC Department, which would ultimately, include the role of FMC Director.
In addition to Public Holidays, the position includes 24 x Annual Leave Days
Cleaning works include a variety of contracts solely within housing associations and city councils. Main works are close cleaning and property cleans which encompass a variety of clean types from sparkle cleans to trauma cleans.
Company pool car issued.
Must hold a full UK driving license.
Urban Roots is a thriving community-led environmental and health improvement charity. Over the past ten years we have worked with local residents and a large team of enthusiastic volunteers to establish a network of community gardens and woodlands across the Southside of Glasgow. We also run a number of healthy cooking projects and outdoor learning and play activities for children and young people.
We are passionate about the benefits that our work brings to improving local environments, promoting community cohesion and supporting the health and well-being of people of all ages. We work closely with other community organisations, Glasgow City Council and the NHS Health Improvement team to ensure that our projects are effective and targeted at those most in need.
We are currently recruiting for new board members, including a Treasurer, and are keen to hear from people of all backgrounds and experiences who share our vision of a greener city and a fairer food system.
Skills and experience in any of the main areas of board responsibility (including financial management, charity governance, employment law, health and safety, safeguarding) would be useful, but most important to us is a commitment to the work of the organisation and a willingness to learn new skills.
We usually meet 4 times a year at our base in Toryglen but have moved online during 2020 and organise meetings at times that suit our Trustees. We offer a thorough induction process and a mentoring system to support new trustees in their role.
Travel and other expenses will be reimbursed. Childcare is arranged at the meeting venue.