BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Shelter in their search for a Senior Philanthropy Manager (Scotland).
Scotland is in the midst of a housing crisis. Every 18 minutes, a household is assessed as becoming homeless. Where do they turn to?
Shelter has been providing advice and practical support to people in this plight for the past 50 years. To date, it has helped 500,000 Scots.
In addition, it’s a campaigning organisation with a strong voice. It has championed young people’s rights, held letting agents to account when they have illegally charged fees, lead the charge in the fight against the so called “bedroom tax” and worked closely with Police Scotland to end illegal evictions.
The need is great and growing. The charity needs to boost its income to help meet this challenge and is now looking for a Senior Philanthropy Manager to engage with potential major donors who have the empathy and the ability to make a significant impact. You will need to be excellent at cultivating and stewarding relationships worth 6 figures or more while evidencing strong stakeholder management skills, both internally and externally. Your communications skills will be second to none with you practised and perfect at making a strong pitch or case for support.
You will be expected to be a mature professional who is self motivated and driven to achieve set targets. Ideally, you will show how you have grown income through a tenacious, strategic and creative approach.
If you would like to work for one of the biggest brands in the third sector, have a passion for Shelter’s work and are experienced at managing or brokering high value relationships, then please consider this as your next career move. This role is open to people from the private and public as well as third sector.
Broomhouse Health Strategy Group (BHSG) is currently looking for a versatile Chief Executive to provide strategic leadership, co-ordination and management of the organisation that provides a wide range of unique services to improve physical and mental wellbeing within low income communities of SW Edinburgh, in keeping with a community development approach.
In 2019 we are going through an exciting new phase of development with a rebrand to “B Healthy Together” scheduled for April, followed by a move into new local premises in Broomhouse scheduled for July. The Chief Executive will be taking the lead role in managing this important transition.
We are looking for an individual with experience of a leadership and development role within a charity sector organisation who will able to demonstrate the ability to lead and develop both the volunteers and staff members in their team. Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of using a community development approach and an understanding of the issues surrounding health inequality. In addition you will be educated to first degree level or equivalent, have excellent communication skills and experience of gaining funding within the charity sector.
Planning Democracy is a Scottish charity that campaigns for a fair and more inclusive planning system in Scotland. We are increasingly nationally recognised as a highly effective grassroots organisation that represents the voice of the community. Our concern is that the planning system does not enable meaningful democratic input into decision-making and development too often prioritises profit over people and the environment. We have a national network of over 200 communities and individuals that help inform our work and strengthen our campaigns (such as the call for an Equal Right of Appeal). We have recently been awarded funding to carry out a specific project around peer mentoring, which will be delivered by our community networker who also oversees the campaign network.
About the vacancy/job description – We are looking for new volunteers to help lead our organisation and carry out some of its work. We are looking for board members to oversee the governance of the organisation, with financial, media, HR and IT skills.
Time commitment – Board members to attend a meeting every 6 weeks in Edinburgh (or by skype), plus additional hours for relevant action.
GNWCAB is seeking a Chief Executive with exceptional business acumen and enthusiasm to lead our team of volunteers and paid staff, and to work with the Board of Directors in delivering our strategic plans.
This is an exciting role for candidates who are highly-motivated and able to meet competing challenges including performance management. The post requires excellent organisation and communication skills with effective time management. The successful candidate will have proven managerial experience and sound financial and risk management skills.
The successful candidate will apply innovative approaches to developing the Bureau’s services and reputation to attract and sustain income generation in line with the Bureau’s strategic priorities.
Fundraising and experience in the voluntary sector would be advantageous. A commitment to partnership working and developing networking relationships with stakeholders and partners is essential.
Are you an experienced marketing and fundraising professional who is passionate about issues of poverty in Scotland?
We are looking for an ambitious individual to lead and develop the Marketing and Fundraising function and become part of the team at Scottish Christian charity Glasgow City Mission. This is a full-time role though job-sharing arrangements will be considered.
Glasgow City Mission is the world’s first city mission and has been fighting against disadvantage and showing compassion to people in need since 1826. In recent years, the Marketing and Fundraising department has been a key driver in enabling the charity to treble in size. As a result, Glasgow City Mission serves more people and undertakes more projects and activities than ever before.
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter who will build on this success, develop our strategies to promote the charity and raise income in order to sustain and grow Glasgow City Mission’s work amongst vulnerable people.
This is an exciting and challenging role that requires an enthusiastic and experienced individual who can demonstrate a proven track record in marketing and/or fundraising plus excellent communications skills.
The role will encompass all areas of the marketing mix, including all communications and brand management, and fundraising development which will include: donor development, trust and corporate fundraising, establishing and cultivating church partnerships, and events.
This role requires a strategic thinker who will internally champion the charity’s donors and supporters. The post-holder will prayerfully lead a small team and also form part of the overall management team at the charity.
Applicants should also have a Christian faith and a live church connection. This is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Employment Equality Regulations 2010.
Previous applicants need not apply.
For over 25 years Carers of West Lothian (CoWL) has been developing carer support services for unpaid carers in West Lothian as the established local carers organisation. Following a successful tender process in early 2018, CoWL now also provides an information, advice and support service for people with disabilities
Our current CEO is retiring at the end of January 2019 and we are looking for someone to lead the organisation through the next stage of our development. We are looking for a highly experienced, inspirational leader, who will champion our values, develop external partnerships, and focus on the achievement of our strategic aims. The person appointed will be passionate about our contribution to making West Lothian a healthy place to live through delivery of services that meet the needs of those we are supporting, and have past experience in business development and securing income from a range of sources.
The Chair will facilitate and lead the Board of Trustees in overseeing the execution of LGBT Health and Wellbeing’s mission and vision. The Chair will provide inclusive and collegiate leadership to the Board of Trustees and working with all Trustees and the Company Secretary to ensure that the individual members of the Board fulfil their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the charity. The Chair will also provide support and constructive challenge to the Chief Executive through acting as line manager for that post. They will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity in partnership with the Chief Executive. Anticipated time commitment is approximately 7 hours per month (variable, as required) which includes 6 or 7 Board meetings a year, Annual General Meeting and support and supervision for Chief Executive, attendances at Board sub-committees and ad hoc meetings/engagements.
Further information about this post can be found in the Candidate Pack below.
Experienced professionals sought as Trustees of the Refugee Survival Trust (Leadership, HR, Treasurer and other roles)
The vision of the Refugee Survival Trust is that all refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland receive just and respectful treatment and support appropriate to their needs. We've been working for more than 20 years to assist some of the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly those who are facing destitution.
RST is based in Glasgow, with an income of around £350k pa and fewer than than five full-time employees, providing grants and integrated support services to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. These alleviate poverty and destitution, or help with access to education and employment, and thus to integration.
Our Treasurer and the head of the HR subgroup are standing down from our volunteer Board of Trustees, so we are now looking particularly for suitably experienced enthusiastic professionals with HR or Finance / Accountancy expertise to fill these incredibly important positions on our board.
Our Chair is also looking to pass on the role to someone with the skills to lead and guide the trustees to work most effectively and efficiently in our responsibilities to guide and oversee staff and ensure that RST is being well managed and operating within agreed policies, the law and its budget.
Those with suitable skills and experience in these and other areas (such as senior management, organisational development / strategy, fundraising and others) would be of interest. We are keen to recruit people with previous experience of charity or corporate governance. The board is made up of people with a variety of backgrounds and experiences who share our vision and who bring a range of skills essential to the successful governance of the charity, offering leadership, strategic direction, financial management and general oversight, along with a willingness to help as needed to promote the success of the Refugee Survival Trust.
Board meetings take place every 6-8 weeks, alternating between Edinburgh and Glasgow and board members should have the motivation and time to commit around 6-10 hours per month to help with the management and smooth running of the organisation. Travel and other expenses will be reimbursed.
• Working with the CEO to develop the fundraising strategy for LCiL
We require a dynamic person to identify and help raise funds towards organisational long term sustainability and development, maintaining and developing contacts with statutory, voluntary and business funders and being active in developing the services of LCiL.
LCIL is looking for someone with:
DBI is a two tiered response; a Level 1 response from frontline partnership agencies (A&E, Primary Care, Police Scotland & Scottish Ambulance Service) and a Level 2 supportive interventions delivered by SAMH. DBI level 2 will be provided by trained staff within SAMH who would contact the person within 24-hours of referral and provide compassionate community problem solving support, wellness and distress management planning, supported connections and signposting for a period of up to 14 days.
Due to the expansion of the service we are looking for a part time DBI Practitioner in our Borders Service. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives and support them to achieve their identified outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. The requirement for this post is a minimum of 2 years of experience working or volunteering in the field of mental health.
As the position will involve a variety of shift patterns including evenings, weekends you will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work. The post will include travel across the Scottish Borders, access to your own transport is essential.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties . A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.