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Funding and Communications Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,000
  • Volunteer Centre East Lothian’s office and home working (as required/agreed)
  • Closing 30th July 2021

  • Advertised from 28th June 2021
  • 35 hrs per week (part time/job share of functions will also be considered)


This exciting role is new, and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and proactive funding and communications officer who can demonstrate a real passion for income generation and who can make a tangible contribution to increasing the charity’s and supporting the local third sectors funding position, while helping to raise the charity’s profile via communications strategy. We require someone who understands the nature of what we do and can empathise with the Third Sector. You will work alongside the Chief Officer to develop and implement a Funding and Communications Strategy for the organisation.

Are you a funding professional with great relationship-building skills? Would you be that person who would like to play a pivotal role to help Volunteer Centre East Lothian (VCEL) meet its vision to improve the strength of the local third sector and the health and wellbeing or our communities? You should be a strong and confident communicator able to form relationships with ease and possess an ability to network and engage in a persuasive and positive manner. You must be passionate about the work of this organisation.

Volunteer Centre East Lothian (VCEL) are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual with experience. This is an ideal role for someone who is keen to develop within the not-for-profit sector, who has the professionalism, energy, creativity and drive to make the most of their creative skills and experience.

This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Volunteer Centre East Lothian (VCEL) is an organisation that’s committed and passionate about making a difference.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.