Leading Glasgow based Development Trust seeking two senior part-time posts (flexibility in make-up of hours) to assist the Chief Executive in achieving an ambitious agenda with over 60 staff and a turnover in excess of £1.3m
The Head of Development will lead on fundraising, capital refurbishment and a range of short/long term projects, and theHead of Operations will have responsibility for the lead on service delivery across a portfolio.
Applicants are welcome to apply for both roles.
One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) is currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise to join our skilled and experienced Board. We're looking for new trustees who want to drive change and help us shape and communicate our new strategic direction.
OPFS is the leading charity working with single parent families in Scotland. We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign with parents to make their voices heard to change the systems, policies and attitudes that disadvantage single parent families.
Our vision is of a Scotland in which single parents and their children are valued and treated equally and fairly.
Our mission is to work with and for single parent families, providing direct support services that enable them to achieve their potential and help create lasting solutions to the poverty and barriers facing many single parents and their children. We support all single parent families whether headed by mothers, fathers, young parents or kinship carers.
If you share our mission and have a drive to see positive social change for single parent families, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of an established charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference.
If you have experience of any of the following, please apply.
· Legal/charity governance,
· Policy and strategy,
· Fundraising, third sector and government (local or Scottish)
Period of appointment is initially for three years, after which you will be eligible for re-election for a further period of three years.
Equal Opportunities and Family Friendly Employment. We have Investors in People status and Living Wage accreditation.
Kids Operating Room is a global health charity focused on delivering safe surgical services for children in the developing world.
Currently working in 22 countries and committed to developing an ambitious program of growth across Africa in particular, but elsewhere too, we are seeking a Head of Fundraising to join our team, deliver our income generation strategy and help hundreds of thousands of children access the emergency and urgent care they need.
Our founders currently fund all of our work and will continue to fund our running costs as well as a wide range of our charitable activities. However, as we now look to grow our impact beyond this we are looking for someone who can deliver a broad fundraising strategy that will see more regular donors, more trusts and foundations and more community fundraising contribute to our work.
The successful candidate will be able to build a team to help them achieve this but will be expected to have experience in these fundraising areas and to be personally responsible for generating income too. In time, and once a solid foundation of income has been achieved, we expect to develop corporate fundraising, legacy income and will be open to developing other income streams too.
Working closely with the Chief Executive and the Chair, you will also contribute to a major donor strategy that is currently underway.
Skills and experience:
You will almost certainly be degree educated and may well have completed fundraising qualifications with the Institute of Fundraising.
The job is located in our Head Office in Edinburgh. Occasional travel elsewhere in the UK or abroad is expected.
A wide range of benefits are available to the successful candidate including private healthcare, opportunities to travel and a fully paid sabbatical after certain lengths of service. The salary applicable for the role is £30 - £35K per annum.
For too long consumers have been blamed for not reusing and repairing enough when the facilities and services do not exist to allow them to behave differently.
Remade Network is a social enterprise building a repair economy by collaborating with local communities to set up reuse and repair centres and advocating for one planet living and goods that are built to last. Creating a circular economy is not just about efficiency gains – it’s about system change. Our work aims to tackle climate breakdown and rising inequality by designing practical projects and consumer engagement that respond to local need.
With new projects being seeded in Glasgow, across the UK and several internationally, the role of the Commercial Director will be to deliver on the business plan, secure major income streams and develop commercial contracts in order to scale up the impact of our work.
The post holder will have overall responsibility for developing our commercial partnerships and managing the company’s operations in Scotland and throughout the UK. The successful candidate will have experience of working at a similar level, with a track record of success, ideally with a combination of not-for-profit and commercial expertise. A background in engineering, architecture, civic planning, or the IT sector would be an advantage, but it not essential. The role will be based in Glasgow, working across Scotland.
We are seeking new Trustees to join QNIS Council.
We’re looking for people who share our vision and are committed to good governance. We are particularly keen to find new Trustees with experience of fundraising and digital strategy, as well as a current community nursing leader.
The QNIS was established by Royal Charter in 1889 and has a proud tradition of serving the communities of Scotland. Our Patron is HM The Queen. The charity has a programme of activity which reaches across the whole of Scotland. We exist to promote excellence in community nursing to enable the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland, and you can read more on our websitewww.qnis.org.uk.
We seek an experienced fundraising lead with a track record in creating, implementing and reviewing a fundraising strategy. You will have experience in leading a fundraising team, providing coaching, mentoring and support to enable fundraisers to achieve their individual and team targets. You will have a knowledge of charities working in the health and social care sector and a proven track record in securing funding from individual giving, community fundraising, corporate giving and trusts and grants. You will also have experience of statutory funding through service level agreements and tenders.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association.
All posts are subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG or Police Act check.
WorkingRite delivers a unique work-based learning and mentored youth employment programme across Scotland, supporting young people through the crucial transition from adolescence to adulthood by equipping them with the skills, experience and confidence to secure and maintain a job. We believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to prove themselves in the workplace, regardless of their age, inexperience or qualifications.
Our programme, delivered in partnership with locally based youth and community anchor organisations, is the practical pathway to a job or apprenticeship. Lasting an average of 16 weeks, our trainees learn on the job, alongside a mentor chosen from the workforce of that business to pass on what they know. The programme is a relationship-based model of learning. Quite simply designed to inspire young people to succeed: after all… everyone remembers their first boss.
After a period of expansion, the current strategy is to further develop the programme in key geographical areas, build on our partnership model and focus on the ‘hardest to reach’ young people.
If you share the mission of WorkingRite and have a drive to see positive social change, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of a charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference to young people. We are currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise.
Legal: an individual with legal experience in Scotland, a Senior legal partner who potentially has knowledge of charitable and/or employment law.
Third Sector:an individual experienced in a senior position in the 3rd Sector in Scotland, experience in the Youth sector is of particular interest.
Networking: an individual with knowledge to impart on networking, strategic and corporate partnerships, and reaching major donors to help with the long term financial sustainability of WorkingRite.
Finance: an individual with experience as a CFO or FD or the ability to help with financial strategy; help oversee budgets, forecasts and management accounts; generally supplement the existing support at WorkingRite in the area of financial management, and contribute to the finance sub-committee.
The Scottish European Educational Trust (SEET) is a non-political educational charity which works to promote language learning and international education among young people in Scotland. We are currently seeking a Projects Coordinator to take over the management and delivery of one of our key initiatives – the Our World project.
Our World is a modern languages themed film making project, designed to engage young people (from S3 – S6) in developing skills such as communication and confidence building. The Projects Coordinator will work as part of a small team to promote, develop and deliver this initiative.
We are looking for someone who understands the personal responsibility, innovation and creativity required when working with young people. The Projects Coordinator will be comfortable leading workshops for pupils and liaising with schools, professional filmmakers and partner organisations. The successful candidate will lead on fundraising activities and event planning related to Our World each year, ensuring its continued sustainability and success.
The Projects Coordinator will also assist our Director with SEET’s other activities and provide general administrative support across all aspects of the organisation as required.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification below for further information.
The Development and Alumni Relations Office (DAO) work to empower Heriot-Watt University to achieve its strategic aims by building productive and enduring relationships between the University and our network of supporters, philanthropists and organisations, in order to support priority initiatives and developments.
The role will oversee the management of the regular giving programme, ensuring the delivery of professional mass fundraising activities targeting alumni, friends and other stakeholders via telephone solicitations, direct mail, email and online campaigns. They will focus on the acquisition and retention of regular donors and increase the average gift size and overall donation income within the £999 or less level.
Mass fundraising activity will focus on those within the <£999 giving bracket and the role holder will be responsible for identifying and working across the team to develop new fundraising ideas and work creatively to deliver an engaging regular giving programme. Alongside the regular giving activity, the role holder will also be responsible for the delivery of a middle gifts programme focused on prospects in the £1,000 to £10,000 gift bracket.
This is a new programme for the team and the role holder will work closely with the wider DAO team on the development and implementation of this strategy. The role holder will also manage the regular giving stewardship programme to ensure donors are thanked and their contribution recognised. They will work to an agreed annual income and expenditure framework and will be responsible for tracking the annual budget for the regular giving programme. To support the delivery of the annual strategy the role holder will develop compelling written and visual communications that effectively articulate the case for support.
You will have experience of supervising and motivating others, ideally within a telephone fundraising or similar target driven environment; of fundraising and stewardship; of delivering telephone and direct mail campaigns; implementation of a multi-strand regular giving programme and of developing campaign content including written appeals, social media content and web content
The post is available for 12 months.
This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of non-European nationals. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas
The Junction – Young People, Health & Wellbeing is a multi award-winning organisation established in 2005 that provides a range of health and wellbeing services for young people. You can find out more about our services at the-junction.org/about/work-with-us
We are looking for a recent graduate, who is interested in an exciting leadership programme to support their growth and development. This opportunity is in partnership with The Rank Foundations Time to Shine leadership programme. For more information on the programme, visit rankfoundation.com/engaged-philanthropy/time-to-shine