The Labour Party is looking to recruit a Major Donor Officer to expand the Fundraising team, but will be based in Scotland. The post-holder will develop the Labour Party’s fundraising programme in Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced relationship-fundraiser with a strong track record in securing individual gifts to support specific projects and campaigns. The successful candidate will be proactive, forward-thinking and passionate.
This is an opportunity to work directly with the Head of Fundraising and take on responsibility to build the Scottish Labour Party’s fundraising programme in line with the UK fundraising strategy.
The successful candidate will have prior experience of fundraising from individuals, proven experience in securing 5 and 6 figure gifts, ability to write compelling cases for support and donor reports and experience in developing fundraising appeals
Scotland’s Regeneration Forum (SURF) was established in 1992 as a not-for-profit membership organisation and has the overall objective to improve the lives and opportunities of residents in Scotland’s disadvantaged communities.
As Andy Milne steps down after 18 years as SURF CEO, we now seek an outstanding leader to build on our success and actively promote better understanding and practical cooperation between all regeneration partners, sectors and perspectives. Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of the charity ensuring SURF continues to be an inclusive forum for regeneration practitioners, policy makers and academics to exchange their cross-sector experience, knowledge and ideas.
Maintaining and enhancing our reputation, credibility and profile, our new CEO will ensure SURF continues to play a leading role in creating cross-sectoral alliances and develop and shape policy, including influencing Scottish Government’s thinking on future economic development and regeneration policy, investment and practice. Focused on building networks whilst also developing and maintaining strategic partnerships you will also ensure SURF delivers on its vision of alleviating poverty and inequality whilst also improving wellbeing and opportunities in Scotland’s most disadvantaged and disconnected communities.
You will be a proactive, solutions focused and visionary leader and as an accomplished communicator, will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders coupled with the ability to create strategic alliances and encourage increased collaboration.
The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate:
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of the economic and social challenges associated with Scotland’s poorest and most disadvantaged communities
• Relevant experience of assessing, developing, delivering and influencing regeneration policy and practice
• Knowledge of the historical development, current challenges and anticipated dynamics of regeneration policy, agencies, partnership processes and delivery practice in Scotland
• Strong strategic and operational planning and delivery experience
• A proven track record of delivery operating at an Executive or Senior Management level
• Strong stakeholder management experience coupled with a proven track record in building and maintaining a wide range of collaborative relationships and partnerships
This role will provide you with the opportunity to bring fresh thinking and creativity to a role and an organisation which makes a tangible and positive difference for disadvantages communities across Scotland.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) was established in 1783 for the advancement of learning and useful knowledge. Their contemporary mission remains very much the same: harnessing a diversity of knowledge and expertise and deploying it for the benefit of Scotland and the wider world – in the words of their strapline, ‘knowledge made useful’.
Embarking on the development of their new strategic framework and as they continue on a journey of change to enhance their impact, RSE are looking to recruit into the pivotal role of Director of Finance and Corporate Services. Reporting to the Chief Executive and with overall responsibility for the leadership, strategic development and operational success of the finance and wider corporate functions, you will ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the organisation. Acting as the lead source of advice regarding financial policies, IT, HR, the venue and corporate governance and as part of a small Senior Leadership Management Team, you will directly contribute at a strategic level to the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability and impact of RSE.
A fully qualified accountant with a proven track record of robust financial management, ideally gained within the charitable sector, you will have significant experience of operating at a senior level ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, sound corporate governance and providing financial information and analysis to allow informed decision making. An accomplished communicator, the successful candidate will have highly developed people skills with an ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders and develop high performing teams. You should also be able to demonstrate:
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive, someone who as a visionary leader and motivator, can lead the organisation to deliver our strategic plan. The post is accountable to a Board of Directors, and is responsible for working with the Board to ensure clear strategic direction, driving the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic aims, developing operational plans and managing the resources that deliver against these.
You will be a strong leader, politically astute and skilled networker. You will be committed to supporting community led approaches to address inequality and social justice. You will have a track record of doing the right thing rather than the easy thing. You will be passionate about the voluntary sector and its role within civic society.
Do you thrive on motivating a highly skilled team to achieve excellent customer service? We are looking for an inspirational manager with the drive to ensure the Affordable Warmth Services Team is an outstanding, quality driven team, operating as a role model in our field.
You will be an experienced project manager who is able to lead and inspire a passionate and dedicated team of outreach advisors working with vulnerable householders. A strong team player, you will be highly organised with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a good working knowledge of the domestic energy and fuel poverty sectors. You will have a proven track record in coaching and developing employees to ensure they achieve their potential, identifying and suggesting process improvements and working collaboratively both internally and externally. A driving licence is highly desirable.
We offer an attractive staff benefits package which includes an excellent pension scheme and 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.
The St James Quarter (SJQ) is due to open in Spring 2021 and in a unique private and public partnership between CCP and SJQ, FUSE Recruitment & Skills Hub has been developed to support recruitment & training for both the incoming St James Quarter tenants and the current businesses within the local Business Improvement District (BID) managed by Essential Edinburgh. The project is also supported through close partnership working amongst the Joined up for Business and Joined up for Jobs organisations and stakeholders.
The FUSE Recruitment & Skills Hub operates as a centre of excellence for recruitment, training and advice, ensuring an exceptionally high level of service to both candidate and employer. We advocate and work to, best-practice, and our service to local employers enables accurate and efficient job matching, access to a wider candidate pool and to expert support within our network. We work with jobseekers to tailor support where needed, provide access to unique opportunities and are active within schools, higher education organisations and local communities to highlight careers within Retail & Hospitality.
The Job Purpose
This is Fixed Term Position until October 2021 (with potential to be extended pending review) which is part of the Employer Engagement Team at Capital City Partnership (CCP). It will be primarily based within the FUSE offices at The Cube, 45 Leith Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3AT.
The post will require a flexible approach (including occasional evening or weekend working). It will require a strong recruitment skillset and elevated level of employer and partnership working to grow and deliver the Strategic Vision of the FUSE Steering Group.
The Employer Engagement Executive is pivotal to the success of the FUSE Recruitment & Skills offering and will work directly to the FUSE Manager to ensure the smooth and successful implementation and running of FUSE, supporting recruitment and consistently delivering high level engagement with employers.
Move On works with disadvantaged people, supporting them to achieve positive change in their lives and preventing homelessness. From our four bases in Glasgow and Edinburgh we provide a range of services including: training, community based intensive support, employability, mentoring, volunteering opportunities, guidance, advice and information.
Move On has a growing turnover and staff team and is increasingly operating a more complex social enterprise service delivery model.
We require an enthusiastic and experienced person to ensure the efficient and effective running of Move On's financial, administrative and HR systems, enabling the organisation to deliver greatest possible impact for service users and volunteers.
Leading a small team of three part time staff, you will have responsibility for Move On’s day to day financial systems, preparation and processing of monthly payroll, as well as preparation of management accounts. Working with the Executive Director you will also prepare budgets, forecasts and annual audit information.
This is an adoption leave cover post with an anticipated start date in November, for an initial period of nine months with possible extension.
You will have excellent organisational and communication skills, a commitment to Move On’s values, be a self-starter, bring relevant experience to the role and experience of working with volunteers and disadvantaged people.
Training and Evaluation Tender Opportunities for NLHF-funded Business Support Programme
We invite tenders for the training provision and summative evaluation for the NLHF-funded Business Support Programme, ‘Surviving to Thriving’ (StT). The programme has been developed by MGS, Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS), and greenspace scotland to support heritage organisations in Scotland to develop sustainable business models.
The programme will deliver a comprehensive resilience and leadership training programme for approximately 40 heritage organisations (approx. 80 individuals) across Scotland. The training should be tailored to the needs of participants, focusing on four main themes of leadership, governance, business planning and community engagement.
The programme delivery will commence April 2021 and run for 18 months, with the expectation that participating organisations participate in between 20-30 days training within that time period. Eligible organisations will be awarded a community grant to enable them to fully participate in the skills programme. It is expected that training will be delivered using a variety of methods such as small cohorts, directly at organisation’s locations (where possible) and digitally.
This project is designed to upskill and support the work of the heritage workforce across Scotland, including representatives from at-risk organisations in all fields, but with a specific focus on those organisations with tangible assets.
We are recruiting 3 Youth and Community Coaches for the following areas, Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire and Inverclyde. You will be required to deliver football, fitness and multi-sports sessions and to deliver a sports-related qualification on the Street League Academy. You will also be responsible for carrying out outreach for sessions and to recruit and sustain participants on the Academy to ensure delivery targets are met. Monitoring and reporting are central to the role.
Minimum requirements are Coaching certificates such as FA Level 2, SFA Level 1.3, Gym Instructor Level 2. Even though these qualifications are listed as the essential criteria we would consider applicants with alternative coaching qualifications if you can demonstrate the required experience and skills.
As part of your application please state at the top of your cover letter your preferred location of work.
Please see attached the full Job Description and Person Specification
The Centre was set up in 2018, in response to the need for an independent voice to champion the better use of rigorous evidence in preventing and tackling homelessness in its widest sense, going well beyond rough sleeping. The work therefore involves both policy and practice, and working with a range of other organisations and perspectives: we will only achieve our goals by drawing on the expertise both of academics and of people with lived experience of homelessness themselves, and by securing change in both policy and practice across a range of services, ie not just the “homelessness sector” itself.
To complement the skills and experience already on the board, we are looking particularly for members with the following attributes:
In addition, we are keen to strengthen the diversity of the board in a number of ways, to ensure we have as wide a range of perspectives as possible to make for better decisions:
We are looking for board members with the following qualities:
If you would like to help shape and drive an organisation which is starting to make a real impact on one of the major challenges of our time, we’d be delighted to hear from you.