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Top job! Director (Charity Services)

  • Full time
  • £50,000 – £56,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th April 2019

  • Advertised from 11th April 2019
  • Salary depending on experience.


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

Our workplace training is helping employees better plan for their future and employers to create more age inclusive workplaces. We are expanding our work for people living in Scotland affected by Dementia and support older military veterans and their families with better access to information and services designed specifically for them.

We influence policy makers and run campaigns to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow older.

Due to the continuous expansion and growth of the Charity and its service provision, Age Scotland is delighted to announce the creation of a new Director of Charity Services position to join our existing Senior Management Team.

We are looking for an experienced senior manager with a substantial fundraising background to lead 3 high performing Age Scotland teams - Fundraising, Telephony Services and Training. Working closely with our Chief Executive, and as part of the Senior Management Team, you will be instrumental in developing and delivering Age Scotland’s strategic objectives, including a fundraising strategy for the growth of income generation.

An experienced leader, you will have the ability to inspire and motivate your team, as well as developing and sustaining external relationships with government, statutory bodies, commercial and voluntary organisations.

The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you may be expected to occasionally travel throughout Scotland and the wider-UK.

Application notes

If you want your success to continue and you feel you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please, in the first instance, send your CV to:

FAO Chief Executive Officer, Age Scotland, Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.

Alternatively, you can e-mail

For further information:

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 26th April 2019

First interviews will take place in Edinburgh in May