Finance & Operations Director

  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Edinburgh, but hybrid working including home working and hot-desking in other office locations is the norm.
  • Closing 5th June 2022

  • Advertised from 28th April 2022
  • + 3% of salary in pension contributions


Our growing charity needs a suitably experienced person to lead Creative Carbon Scotland's financial and operational sustainability, efficiency and effectiveness whilst maintaining our creative and collaborative nature.

The finance and operations director is a new post created to help us deftly navigate an increased workload extending from our work to support Creative Scotland’s Climate Emergency and Sustainability Plan and new initiatives stemming from COP26 in Glasgow in 2021.

We need a friendly and experienced multitasker with skills in administration, finance, management, HR, IT and fundraising.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 23:59, Sunday 5 June

The application process is as follows:

  1. Applications must be made through the website unless you have difficulty accessing or using the website (see Accessibility below).
  2. Please study the job description and person specification closely and ensure that you demonstrate clearly in the application form how your skills and experience meet them. Complete the online application form and the separate anonymous online Equality Monitoring Survey by 23:59 on Sunday 5 June 2022.
  3. Confirm on the application form that you have completed the Equality Monitoring Survey. The survey is anonymous and the information provided will not affect your application in any way.

Once you submit your application through the online form you will receive an automated acknowledgement of receipt (please contact us if you don’t get this). By 10 June short-listed candidates will be invited by email to interview. Interviews will be held virtually via MSTeams in week commencing 13 June, with second interviews, which may be held in person, in week commencing 20 June.

All shortlisted candidates will be provided with additional information about CCS and invited to supply a CV before their interview. Candidates will be asked to deliver a short presentation as part of the interview.