Communication and Project Funding Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,500 – £30,000
  • Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Closing 28th January 2022


  • Advertised from 10th January 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent.

Role

About the job

Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau, based in Alloa, is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice to the residents of Clackmannanshire across 6 locations in the county. We currently have 26 paid staff and 24 volunteers who provide a wide range of services, across our 21 projects.

We have been delivering a valuable, high level service to the community of Clackmannanshire for over 50 years. We have accreditation in Type III advice by Scottish National Standards for advice providers (SNSIAP) in the areas of Housing, Debt and Benefits

We offer additional working benefits, such as 5% employer’s pension contribution, free membership of an employer health plan, annual performance related salary increases, flexible working scheme including some home working and flexible starts finish times, ability to buy and sell annual leave and a retail perks scheme.

The Communication and Project Funding Coordinator will be required to work closely with the management team as well as other staff and external partners. They will have responsibility for compiling Project plans & the coordination of Project reports, alongside project workers.

The post holder will be required to organise, collate & distribute papers, attend and minute all board, staff & volunteer meetings

Working alongside the Managing director they will be required to source relevant funding streams & contribute to the applications for funding

The post holder will also prepare, coordinate & monitor all social media relating to the bureau to include our own website & press releases, in line with communications and social media policies.

There is a requirement to ensure bureau contribution to national and local social policy development activities.

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious individual who wants to be part of a nationally accredited information and advice service.

Enthusiasm, strong social awareness, good communication skills, an excellent team player with the ability to work with a wide group of people, partners and external organisations are prerequisites for this demanding & exciting position.

This post requires a multi skilled, organised individual with the ability to work independently as well as part of a close team, to maintain and increase partnership working across the network. Excellent written, oral communication skills and excellent people skills are a prerequisite.

This post also requires the successful candidate to have input at a senior level into all aspects of organisational development.

Application notes

How to apply

An application form is available to download from the CAS Website or the Clackscab Website. You can also obtain an application from and return all applications to, eleanor.penman@clackscab.casonline.org.uk.

If you feel that you have the potential for the role but lack the relevant experience we may consider recruiting someone with excellent potential and providing relevant training, if you wish to have an informal discussion about the role then contact Eleanor on 01259226744

Please note that the post is subject to the disclosure of criminal history information.

Equality & diversity monitoring

To help Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau monitor equality and diversity statistics please return the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separate from your other application documents by emailing it to: jonny.miller@clackscab.casonline.org.uk.

Scottish Charity number:SCO01839 Charity name:Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau Limited


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