ARK is a major provider of Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. As a housing association we are one of the smaller providers. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life and to provide the best quality of housing to our tenants, some of whom we provide support to.
As a member of the multi-disciplinary Senior Leadership Team (SLT) your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers good governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.
The Head of Asset Management is accountable for leading the Asset Management team to develop, deliver and embed an asset management strategy to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Asset Management performance reports, function KPIs, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate and timely property management data; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of in month results and develop options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Your role is responsible for the development of new property and the redevelopment and maintenance of existing property stock. Essential to this are leadership qualities in performance, development, quality and customer focussed service provision.
You are responsible for the proper safe guarding of public money as it is used in the pursuance of the organisations aims.
The role of Head of Asset Management reports to the Executive team member responsible for property development and maintenance.
Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got exceptional marketing, communications and PR skills? Then we’d like to hear from you.
For too many children in Scotland, a bad start to life can lead to a bad end. Aberlour is committed to helping children and their families at the earliest possible opportunity, before their problems spiral out of control; before it’s too late.
We recently launched a significant marketing, fundraising and public affairs campaign to draw attention to child poverty and inequality in Scotland and to acquire new donors who will enable Aberlour to reach more children.
We are looking for an exceptional individual with significant experience working as a marketing and communications executive at a managerial level who will help us build on the success of this campaign and help drive its next phase.
You will be a strategic thinker, an exceptional communicator and have planned and delivered marketing, communications strategies. You will have proven PR skills with a knowledge of the Scottish media and experience of managing design and website agency relationships.
This is a full-time permanent post which can be based within our Glasgow or Stirling office, with a significant need to be in Glasgow.
Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.
Working closely with the Director of Supporter Engagement and Income, the role will support and lead on Supporter Engagement strategy development and implementation.
A large part of the role will involve leading a team of Supporter Engagement Managers who have significant responsibilities in prioritising the growth and nurturing of the volunteer network and our support across demographics and groupings, through management of their teams. This involves overseeing the attraction of new supporters, developing of relationships with existing supporters, and coordinating, empowering and inspiring our volunteers.
Working at a senior level, the Head of Grassroots Engagement will lead by example, encouraging consistently effective and efficient service across a UK-wide team, and ensuring that our staff, supporters and volunteers are recruited, inducted, trained, supported, recognised and retained in line with Mary’s Meals values.
Key responsibilities include:
Are you looking for a new challenge to help in the continuous growth of a successful grant manager in Scotland?
Are you interested in creating a stronger collaboration between the public, private and third sector to create a positive social, economic and environmental impact within communities across Scotland?
Then this is a great opportunity for you as CEO of Impact Funding Partners (IFP).
Impact Funding Partners (formerly known as Voluntary Action Fund) are looking for a new Chief Executive with a proven track record of income growth and organisational development.
We are looking for a passionate individual with experience of working across a range of sectors including Government. You will have the opportunity to create positive social, economic and environmental impact within communities while helping to shape the funding landscape in Scotland.
This is an exciting time to join IFP (formerly known as the Voluntary Action Fund) following our rebranding, the recruitment of new board members creating a dynamic and proactive Board of Directors and the launch of our new strategy – Together we can create a Fairer Future – aimed at creating a fair, inclusive society where communities thrive and people are engaged, connected, and able to shape their own lives.
We are a successful grant manager with 37 years of experience, driven by our core values of equality, relationships, authenticity, openness and dynamism.
Our proven approach is to help funders make the most of their investment so that it has the greatest impact. This can be achieved by distributing funding, increasing capacity and building trusting relationships, which helps organisations achieve even more with their funding.
Our area of expertise is managing funds which tackle inequality in all its forms. Equality and diversity are core to our work and drives everything we do and how we do it.
As IFP has entered a new phase of growth following its rebranding and has initiated a new business strategy, you will have proven experience in successfully forming partnerships and promote cross-sectoral collaboration. You will be dealing with senior stakeholders in the public, private and/or third sector, and therefore you will need to demonstrate the ability to engage with public sector funding bodies, potential new funders in the private sector, as well as understand the nuances of the third sector.
A natural leader, you will have excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to adapt your management style in a changing environment, and lead through example and inspiration. As the CEO of IFP you will act as brand ambassador and convey IFP’s strengths, values and priorities to a diverse audience. For that you will have the vision, strategic insight and ability to understand the environment in which IFP operates and raise its profile.
In the current changing socio-economic and political environment in Scotland, it is imperative that you value and promote innovative thinking that allows for the identification of sustainable solutions with a positive social, economic and environmental impact. Finally, you are a decision-maker who is not afraid to take calculated risks in order to support the continuous growth of IFP.
In this role, you will drive income and achieve targets by increasing Terrence Higgins Trust’s profile and support in Scotland. Developing and implementing a local fundraising plan using defined products and audiences, you will help deliver Terrence Higgins Trust’s national strategy and maximise opportunities that have been identified.
You will have experience of successfully raising funds through sponsorship based fundraising activity by building relationships with key stakeholders and organising and managing community fundraising events.
The UN climate talks (COP26) will take place in Glasgow from 9-20 November 2020. The UK COP26 Coalition is a broad UK-wide coalition through which civil society will plan together, share resources and learning, and organise a mass mobilisation and Peoples' counter-summit during the talks. It aims to support the transformation of the climate movement in the UK, to a stronger, more climate-justice centred movement long after COP26 is over.
We are recruiting two Co-Cordinators, one based in Glasgow, one based in London to coordinate a broad, diverse and inclusive coalition of civil society groups, working in a flexible and open way that allows for different levels of access and involvement, engaging established and new actors across the breadth of sectoral, thematic and regional spaces.
The successful applicants will need to be excellent networkers, highly organised, skilled in facilitation and communication with a wide range of audiences, have a strong track record of working with marginalised groups and an understanding of the wider political context around the climate summit.
We would particularly like to encourage applications from people of colour / black or brown people and people most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice who are currently under-represented in the climate and environmental movements in the UK.
This is one of two Coalition Coordinator posts being recruited at the same time. The other post will be based in London. Expectation of strong coordination and collaboration between two posts
We are open to secondments.
Reporting to: Head of Campaigns, Friends of the Earth Scotland on behalf of the UK COP26 Coalition.
Highland Hospice are seeking a Community Engagement Officer to contribute to the delivery of the Hospice’s strategic aim to work with communities to help them achieve the best possible support for those in their community faced with life shortening illness, death and bereavement.
The post holder will identify key individuals and groups, and engage with them and other stakeholders to help establish community-led partnerships to support and deliver palliative, end-of-life, and related social care services and initiatives.
The post is part-time for a two year fixed term. Up to 30 hours per week are on offer depending on successful candidate’s preferred working pattern. It is essential that you have direct experience of working with communities, preferably in a health or social care environment.
As part of the Fundraising Team you will play a key role in the development and implementation of Project Trust’s fundraising activities. A central element of this post is to implement the fundraising strategy and take a lead role in maximising core and restricted income from charitable trusts, grants and statutory funders.
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The Fundraising team for Paisley Museum Reimagined is looking for an energetic team player to provide administrative support to the Campaign Director, Fundraising Manager and Board of Trustees. Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the role will include database management, research and the development of mid to low-level funding applications. A key requirement will be to foster effective working relationships with the PMR project management team; capital campaign trustees and prospects; and Renfrewshire Council’s marketing and communications team.
It is essential that you have a HNC qualification or equivalent work experience with a track record in record keeping and data management as well as an understanding of GDPR and how it is observed in the context of charitable fundraising. You will also be proficient in the management of CRM databases and have an understanding of website development and their maintenance. You will be responsible for collating information to harness the database and produce excellent prospect information. You should be effective at event administration and support and be able to contribute to the campaign through social media channels and the website. You must be competent in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook, and internet search/research. You will be able to work proactively on your own initiative, whilst working supportively as part of a team.
It is also essential that you are able to work some evenings and weekends.
It is also desirable that you have experience of supporting fundraising in a non-profit organisation as well as an appreciation of the Arts and Heritage sectors and knowledge of social media monitoring tools, website development and CMS.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit disclosurescotland.co.uk.
The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library and information services. SLIC offers leadership focus and support to the Scottish library and information sector, coordinating and promoting national service developments to benefit Scotland's people and enrich our cultural, educational and economic landscape.
SLIC have received funding from the Scottish Government to develop a national digital training project which will update the current workforce development tool and ensure frontline library staff have the training to deliver digital skills development programmes to local communities and public libraries whilst continuing to support access to emerging technologies. The purpose of this role is to work with public library services, the digital champions network and key stakeholders to develop a national training needs assessment; to curate and create digital content inline with the identified priorities; to brief platform developers on design, functionality and sustainability of the platform and to design and deliver training to frontline library staff on using the platform effectively.
SLIC are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join their team who is passionate about public libraries and has an understanding of the role libraries have in supporting digital skills. They will ideally have experience of curating content for digital platforms or online resources and of training staff in using online training packages. They will have a keen interest in emerging technology and how application could benefit varied library users across Scotland. They will also have experience of consulting key stakeholders and focus groups to ensure programmes are developed to meet expectations of a number of parties.