Evaluation Support Scotland works with the third sector and funders so that they can measure and report on their impact and use learning to improve practice and inform policy.
We are recruiting for 4 new trustees to join our board.
We are particularly interested in recruiting someone to be our Treasurer.
We’re looking for people who are excited about our vision and our new strategy and are committed to good governance. We welcome applications from people who would bring diversity to our board. Trustees are unpaid.
Save the Children UK is looking for a new Honorary Treasurer to join our Board.
Our Treasurer plays a pivotal role in the organisation. They have specific responsibility for oversight of the charity’s financial strategy, planning, systems and controls, for ensuring that Save the Children UK is in a sound financial position to deliver on its objectives, and for ensuring that Board decision-making takes full account of relevant financial considerations.
For this role, we are seeking candidates who have Board-level experience of the financial management of large and complex organisations and experience of chairing Board committees. Knowledge of charity finance, accounting and governance is also essential. We welcome applications from those who are engaged with, and excited by, Save the Children UK’s vision, mission and values as we move into our new strategy period.
Save the Children UK recognises the value of diversity in all its forms at all levels of the organisation, including at Board level. We celebrate its role in the creation of an inclusive workplace culture and thrive on the range of experience and insight diversity brings to our organisation. We want to increase the diversity of our leadership and particularly encourage applications from those who identify as disabled, LGBT+, Black, Asian or other ethnic minority, and hail from diverse social and educational backgrounds.
Save the Children UK is advertising this post on a number of prominent national jobs websites. We will assess candidates against the requirements of the role.
Candidates should submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.
Applications should be completed on Save the Children UK’s website. The closing date for applications is 11:59pm (GMT) on Sunday 5th May 2019.
The shortlist of candidates will be determined in the following weeks and candidates invited for interview with our appointment panel.
The Honorary Treasurer is required to attend quarterly Board meetings at Save the Children UK’s Head Office in Farringdon, London, and an annual Board call. They will also be asked to chair the Board’s Finance Committee, be a member (but not chair) of the Audit and Risk Committee, and be a member (but not chair) of the Investment and Pensions Committee. This requires a significant additional time commitment; more on these Committees’ responsibilities can be found in the full role description. The Honorary Treasurer may also be asked to undertake overseas travel on behalf of Save the Children UK.
While this role is not remunerated, Trustees will receive reimbursement for reasonable expenses incurred during work on behalf of Save the Children UK.
At Save the Children UK we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and adventurous individual, with excellent public speaking skills and a passion for empowering young people, to join our Volunteer & Schools Engagement team.
Project Trust is an experienced educational charity that empowers young people to become confident and resilient Global Citizens through a challenging, long-term volunteering experience overseas. We annually select around 300 young people from across the UK for 8 – 12 month overseas teaching, social care and outward bound projects. Working with partners overseas, these projects are carefully chosen to ensure the Volunteers’ skills can be put to good use in their host communities and do not take work away from local people.
We are currently looking for an engaging recruiter with excellent presentation and organisational skills, plus the desire to motivate and empower young people, to join our dedicated team on the Isle of Coll. As part of our Volunteer & Schools Engagement team, your role will be to liaise with partners in education and youth sectors and to represent Project Trust at school presentations with the aim of raising Project Trust's profile and recruiting Volunteer candidates.
The role is based on the Hebridean Isle of Coll (subsidised accommodation provided) and involves travel throughout the UK.
An exciting temporary opportunity has arisen to deliver on the communications needs of the SMP and direct an essential leading voice in the Scottish international development sector.
The post-holder will help to deliver high quality communications in support of key event events as well as continuing to respond to and communicate with the SMP’s membership and other target audiences.
This role requires a highly motivated, energetic, productive individual who has the experience and ability to work for a fast paced organisation with a degree of autonomy where necessary, who is adaptable and is keen to contribute to the life and work of a busy team that is both strategic and opportunistically responsive to its members’ needs.
The Fundraising Coordinator, based at home, will be responsible for enthusing and inspiring people from many different walks of life –from grassroots volunteers to corporate supporters, ensuring they feel motivated to contribute to our mission.
The Fundraising Coordinator will be required to convert the significant potential for growth in Liverpool into tangible and visible results.
They will also work closely with the wider Mary’s Meals team across the UK to ensure a consistent, integrated approach to all activities.
For the full job description, please see the recruitment pack below.
STAND International is embarking upon a period of growth and development with a new vision for local community services linked to our Strategic Business Plan. This is your opportunity to work for an organisation that plays a significant influential role in shaping young people’s personal, social development.
The charity is recruiting a Business Development Manager to be responsible for establishing robust fundraising practices which will ensure a strategic fundraising for the future. You will lead on key aspects of fundraising, with a focus on trusts and foundations and corporate support.
You will identify, generate and grow charitable income to underpin both STAND International’s work in Scotland and several of its partner organisations by managing a portfolio of funders and prospects, creatively stewarding existing relationships and maximising opportunities for giving.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent community fundraising experience, able to win and retain supporters and to hit the ground running. This role may be suitable for flexible working.
• Drive the delivery of the significant fundraising targets by securing funding from a portfolio of funders.
• Manage a pipeline of funders at different stages of the giving cycle aligned to STAND International’s projects, core activities and strategic objectives.
• Lead on researching and writing compelling and persuasive funding bids. Ensure funding bid deadlines, reporting and stewardship schedules are adhered to and that donors are thanked in a timely manner.
• Annual fundraising targets are met/exceeded
• Donors feel valued and respected
• Current projects are funded for the future
• New projects are in the pipeline for additional services and enhancements
• New donors and funders are attracted to the organisation
• Institute of Fundraising Best Practice Guidance and Regulations are maintained
• A keen interest in and understanding of STAND International’s and a passionate belief in our vision and mission.
• Member of the Institute of Fundraising.
• A current driving license valid for driving in the UK.
We are looking for talented individuals to join our Board of Directors. The Board provides the oversight for Jubilee Scotland.
As a trustee, you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and effective running of Jubilee Scotland, ensuring that we meet our charitable objectives and comply with the law.
Jubilee Scotland is committed to recruiting a diverse range of Trustees and we would be delighted to hear from people with skills and experience in finance, human resources or marketing.
Board members do not have to be experts in global debt justice. What is needed is a passionate desire to learn more about debt justice crisis, a desire to see justice done and positive experience that can be brought to the campaign. This could be, but is not limited to: contacts with other networks and organisations; resources such as finance or support in kind; professional skills and experience, etc.
The Board meets in office hours, four or five times a year, in either Edinburgh or Glasgow (consideration would be given to shifting the location of the meeting to suit the membership).