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Top job! Community Funds Manager (South Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £41,197 pro-rata
  • Flexible with regular travel to rural communities in South Scotland
  • Closing 6th May 2019

  • Advertised from 10th April 2019
  • Hours: 28 hours per week


Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that provides funding to charities, social enterprises and community organisations. We do this on behalf of over 400 individuals, charitable trusts and companies.

Our Communities Team enables and empowers communities across Scotland to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably community benefit arrangements with onshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches.

To support and develop our growing portfolio of work in South Scotland we are seeking a Community Funds Manager to lead our work across the region. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated team player to strengthen and grow our community funds practice and impact. You will have a demonstrable track record of working in a diverse range of community and funding contexts, excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills, the ability to learn and adapt quickly and a strong commitment to community-led approaches.

Reporting to the Head of Communities, this role will focus on managing a regional team, raising the profile of our work, building new relationships and helping to grow opportunities for communities to maximise long term income from independent sources.

In return, Foundation Scotland offers a range of benefits including: 35 days annual leave (pro rata), flexible working opportunities, employer pension contributions and a progressive pay system with benchmarked annual increases.

Application notes

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to demonstrating your fit to the role profile and person specification.

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th May 2019

Interviews will be held on Monday 13th May in Glasgow or Edinburgh.