We are currently recruiting new Trustees to oversee the continuing operation and development of the Trust. To help us advance our strategy and vision, we are looking for Trustees with an interest in Higher Education and Research and with a range of relevant expertise and experience. We also seek individuals with leadership experience who are representative of the diversity of the wider community and potential beneficiaries of the Trust.
In addition, the Trust would welcome applications from candidates with experience and expertise in the areas of investment management, legal practice, accounting & audit, and fundraising & philanthropy.
About the role
Members of the Board of Trustees are responsible collectively for ensuring that the Trust successfully and effectively delivers its mission and values and operates in a manner consistent with its objectives – as laid out in its Royal Charter. Trustees play an important role in the setting of the Trust’s strategy, organisational policy and performance evaluation. In addition, Trustees act as ambassadors, representing the Trust with external bodies and at outside events or functions. We are therefore looking for people with broad experience, probity, and proven judgement.
The role of Trustees is unremunerated but reasonable travel expenses can be claimed for attending Board or committee meetings and for carrying out business on behalf of the Trust.
The Board of Trustees meets three times a year at present – generally on Friday mornings in February, May and October. The Audit Committee meets twice a year and the Investment Committee three times a year.
Appointments will be for three years in the first instance.
MAF UK are looking for a full or part-time Head of MAF Scotland to lead their Scottish Office based in Glasgow.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Head of MAF Scotland will be a senior manager with proven experience in strategic planning, staff leadership, financial management and donor relationship management.
Responsible for managing a small but dedicated team with the objective to raise awareness of MAF in Scotland; including increasing prayer support, donated income and new staff to serve overseas.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator and influencer, passionate about the work of MAF with a strong ability to plan, organise and prioritise projects or events as well as implement and grow mission partnerships with Scottish Churches.
This role will include talking about MAF in churches and meetings, attending and supervising volunteers at some of the key Christian events and conferences in Scotland, a driving licence and some work outside of normal office hours will be required.
There is an occupational requirement for the job holder of this position to be a committed Christian. Additional information is available on request.
Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity transforms the health experiences of over 120,000 children and young people, from across Scotland, each year, so they can be a child first and a patient second. The charity is in a period of growth and change and this is a very exciting time to be joining the fundraising and marketing team.
As Individual Giving and Community Fundraising Manager, you will report to the Director of Fundraising and Marketing, and support them to develop and deliver the fundraising and marketing aspects of the organisational strategy. You will be responsible for shaping the future of the individual and community fundraising portfolio and maximising income generation from a variety of different income streams.
We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge of all aspects of fundraising and with a specialism in community and individual. This is a demanding role within a fun and fast paced organisation. The right candidate will be passionate about working for a children’s and young people’s healthcare charity and possess the drive and skills to balance a varied workload, successfully manage a team, and achieve objectives.
The forthcoming opening of the new children’s hospital is an opportunity for the fundraising and marketing team to establish a strong charity presence in the hospital, led by the Community team. Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail is another major milestone event taking place in 2019. This project is and will continue to have a transformational effect on the charity and offers fantastic personal development opportunities for the whole fundraising and marketing team.
BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Shelter in their search for a Senior Philanthropy Manager (Scotland).
Scotland is in the midst of a housing crisis. Every 18 minutes, a household is assessed as becoming homeless. Where do they turn to?
Shelter has been providing advice and practical support to people in this plight for the past 50 years. To date, it has helped 500,000 Scots.
In addition, it’s a campaigning organisation with a strong voice. It has championed young people’s rights, held letting agents to account when they have illegally charged fees, lead the charge in the fight against the so called “bedroom tax” and worked closely with Police Scotland to end illegal evictions.
The need is great and growing. The charity needs to boost its income to help meet this challenge and is now looking for a Senior Philanthropy Manager to engage with potential major donors who have the empathy and the ability to make a significant impact. You will need to be excellent at cultivating and stewarding relationships worth 6 figures or more while evidencing strong stakeholder management skills, both internally and externally. Your communications skills will be second to none with you practised and perfect at making a strong pitch or case for support.
You will be expected to be a mature professional who is self motivated and driven to achieve set targets. Ideally, you will show how you have grown income through a tenacious, strategic and creative approach.
If you would like to work for one of the biggest brands in the third sector, have a passion for Shelter’s work and are experienced at managing or brokering high value relationships, then please consider this as your next career move. This role is open to people from the private and public as well as third sector.
GNWCAB is seeking a Chief Executive with exceptional business acumen and enthusiasm to lead our team of volunteers and paid staff, and to work with the Board of Directors in delivering our strategic plans.
This is an exciting role for candidates who are highly-motivated and able to meet competing challenges including performance management. The post requires excellent organisation and communication skills with effective time management. The successful candidate will have proven managerial experience and sound financial and risk management skills.
The successful candidate will apply innovative approaches to developing the Bureau’s services and reputation to attract and sustain income generation in line with the Bureau’s strategic priorities.
Fundraising and experience in the voluntary sector would be advantageous. A commitment to partnership working and developing networking relationships with stakeholders and partners is essential.
Are you an experienced marketing and fundraising professional who is passionate about issues of poverty in Scotland?
We are looking for an ambitious individual to lead and develop the Marketing and Fundraising function and become part of the team at Scottish Christian charity Glasgow City Mission. This is a full-time role though job-sharing arrangements will be considered.
Glasgow City Mission is the world’s first city mission and has been fighting against disadvantage and showing compassion to people in need since 1826. In recent years, the Marketing and Fundraising department has been a key driver in enabling the charity to treble in size. As a result, Glasgow City Mission serves more people and undertakes more projects and activities than ever before.
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter who will build on this success, develop our strategies to promote the charity and raise income in order to sustain and grow Glasgow City Mission’s work amongst vulnerable people.
This is an exciting and challenging role that requires an enthusiastic and experienced individual who can demonstrate a proven track record in marketing and/or fundraising plus excellent communications skills.
The role will encompass all areas of the marketing mix, including all communications and brand management, and fundraising development which will include: donor development, trust and corporate fundraising, establishing and cultivating church partnerships, and events.
This role requires a strategic thinker who will internally champion the charity’s donors and supporters. The post-holder will prayerfully lead a small team and also form part of the overall management team at the charity.
Applicants should also have a Christian faith and a live church connection. This is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Employment Equality Regulations 2010.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Our main aim is to improve lives one smile at a time.
We achieve our aim through two specialist arts-in-health programmes; Clowndoctors who work with children and young people in hospitals, hospices and special schools and Elderflowers who work with ladies and gentlemen who are living with dementia in a care setting.
Hearts & Minds is looking to appoint a dynamic Chair with previous board or committee experience, to help steer us towards our 5-year goals. They will work alongside the Board to support Hearts & Minds key-staff to continue to raise the profile of the organisation whilst ensuring that an effective fundraising strategy and correct financial safeguards are on place to support the charity’s work. The Chair will be a real Ambassador for the company with a proven interest in the sector we work in: an effective networker, strategic thinker and clear communicator.
All members of the board must be highly committed to the cause of the organisation and share the same vision in order to take the organisation forward.
Experienced professionals sought as Trustees of the Refugee Survival Trust (Leadership, HR, Treasurer and other roles)
The vision of the Refugee Survival Trust is that all refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland receive just and respectful treatment and support appropriate to their needs. We've been working for more than 20 years to assist some of the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly those who are facing destitution.
RST is based in Glasgow, with an income of around £350k pa and fewer than than five full-time employees, providing grants and integrated support services to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. These alleviate poverty and destitution, or help with access to education and employment, and thus to integration.
Our Treasurer and the head of the HR subgroup are standing down from our volunteer Board of Trustees, so we are now looking particularly for suitably experienced enthusiastic professionals with HR or Finance / Accountancy expertise to fill these incredibly important positions on our board.
Our Chair is also looking to pass on the role to someone with the skills to lead and guide the trustees to work most effectively and efficiently in our responsibilities to guide and oversee staff and ensure that RST is being well managed and operating within agreed policies, the law and its budget.
Those with suitable skills and experience in these and other areas (such as senior management, organisational development / strategy, fundraising and others) would be of interest. We are keen to recruit people with previous experience of charity or corporate governance. The board is made up of people with a variety of backgrounds and experiences who share our vision and who bring a range of skills essential to the successful governance of the charity, offering leadership, strategic direction, financial management and general oversight, along with a willingness to help as needed to promote the success of the Refugee Survival Trust.
Board meetings take place every 6-8 weeks, alternating between Edinburgh and Glasgow and board members should have the motivation and time to commit around 6-10 hours per month to help with the management and smooth running of the organisation. Travel and other expenses will be reimbursed.
Visibility is a charity supporting children and adults who are blind or partially sighted operating mainly (but not exclusively) in the west and south of Scotland. We have an ambitious and exciting strategy for the coming 3 years and are looking to fill a variety of new posts to help us achieve our objectives.
We are seeking an experienced and skilled Corporate and Events Fundraiser to work as part of our fundraising team. The postholder will develop our modest portfolio of corporate supporters, developing and implementing a new strategy to increase corporate giving. The postholder will also be responsible for developing our schedule of events, bringing new ideas to the fore.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and ambitious organisation. The successful candidate will ideally have a proven track record of successful corporate and event giving or the willingness and drive to learn!
Visibility is a charity which supports children and adults who are blind or partially sighted operating mainly (but not exclusively) in the west and south of Scotland. We have an ambitious and exciting strategy for the coming 3 years and are looking to fill a variety of new posts to help us achieve our objectives.
We are seeking an experienced and skilled Community Fundraiser & Communications Officer to work as part of our fundraising team. The postholder will secure income through a network of community groups and individual donations, seeking to increase supporters, ensuring excellent account management. The postholder will also lead the organisation’s communications and marketing function, supported by the Head of Fundraising and wider management team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and ambitious organisation. The successful candidate will ideally have a proven track record of successful community fundraising and communications or the willingness and drive to learn!