The Scottish Veterans’ Garden City Association (SVGCA) is a private charitable letting agent, which together with its sister organisation, the Scottish Garden City Housing Society Ltd (SGCHS), provides housing to disabled military veterans in Scotland. Founded in 1915, SVGCA is one of Scotland’s oldest military social housing charities and is extensively supported by a network of enthusiastic and committed Voluntary District Committees who are central to our success.
SVGCA are looking to appoint an Office and Finance Assistant to support our Office and Finance Manager with the increased workload created by the charity’s enthusiastic plans for growth and additional provision of support to veterans in need in Scotland.
This is an exciting and hands-on role that will need the ability and skills to provide efficient administration and finance support to a busy charity but also provides the opportunity to learn about the ethos of a charity and for personal development.
If you have the drive, energy and willingness to learn and want to be part of this exciting opportunity to support disabled veterans in Scotland, we would like to hear from you.
Purpose of the Position
Primary Purpose: Assist and support the Office and Finance Manager with all tasks related to the primary responsibilities of the role and support the Operations Manager with the secondary responsibilities.
Secondary Purpose: Responsible for the social media activity of Central Office adding a positive contribution to the charity’s communications and media presence.
Qualifications and Experience
You may be required for other duties as directed by the Chief Executive Officer/Operations Manager.
Please apply with a CV (2 pages max) along with a covering letter (2 pages max) detailing why you believe you are the right person for this role and how you meet the person specification.
Your CV and covering letter should be sent to the SVGCA CEO, Kevin Gray MM, firstname.lastname@example.org with Assistant Recruitment in the subject line.
The closing date for applications is 1200hrs on Wednesday 20 February 2018.
Due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held at the Association’s offices in Edinburgh on Wednesday 27 February 2018.
All information relating to unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed when an appointment has been made.