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Top job! Director of The Ripple

  • Full time
  • £33,783 – £44,174
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th November 2018

  • Advertised from 2nd November 2018
  • 35.75 hrs per week - Some flexibility & occasional attendance at evening meetings or weekend events will be required. Contributory Pension Scheme.


We are looking for a dynamic, values-led individual who is seeking an opportunity to lead exciting grassroots community organisation in Edinburgh’s Lochend, Restalrig and Craigentinny areas.

For over 20 years The Ripple has sought to improve the life of the community it serves by helping people help themselves. Deliberately local and relationship based, The Ripple has 18 varied projects, many of which are led by some of our over 80 local volunteers.

You’ll know about nurturing people, managing resources, community organising, creative thinking and thoughtful risk-taking. You’ll communicate well, be adaptable and reflective and in everything you do, you’ll be led by your values.

Please download the Job Description below for further details about this post.

You can also find out more about the Ripple at and @RippleRestalrig

Application notes

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 16th November 2018

Interviews will take place on Monday 26th November

Applicants are asked to use their creativity to tell us why they are the best person for the post of Ripple Director.

Applications can come in any form you wish. The only parameters are paper applications can only use one side of A4 paper. In addition applicants can send a CV, which should be no longer than 2 sides of A4.

They should be send by email to or by post to FAO Ewan Aitken 198 Restalrig Road South, Edinburgh, EH7 6DZ

Any questions about the post or the process to be directed to Ewan Aitken by email to or on 07846553547