An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Head of Marketing, Recruitment & Communications to take responsibility for the development and implementation of an innovative marketing & communications strategy to expand and diversify our recruitment of potential Volunteers and to encourage young people to sign up to the life-changing opportunities international volunteering can afford.
This is a key post in Project Trust, with responsibility for the overall management of our marketing, recruitment and communications activities both in the UK and overseas. The successful candidate will form part of our Senior Leadership Team, working closely with the CEO and managing an experienced team.
The role is based in the Project Trust office on the Isle of Coll and is expected to undertake mainland and some international travel.
Main areas of responsibility include:
Essential skills & experience include:
This is an exciting opportunity to come in and set the Marketing, Recruitment & Communications strategy of an innovative and ambitious charity at an important time in its 50 year history.
Lead the development of a portfolio of local and national networks and forums delivered by ARC Scotland. Ensure all aspects of our work improve knowledge, practice and policy; and improve the lives of people who require support in Scotland.
Specific project responsibilities will be negotiated with the successful candidate dependent on their areas of expertise. The successful candidate will provide leadership for at least three of the following major project initiatives:
Work with the ARC Scotland Director to shape and communicate the on-going strategic direction of ARC Scotland. Manage budgets and help to ensure adequate resources are in place to continue to deliver our vision and values.
Make a difference
Communicate with purpose and passion
Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (DAGCAS) is an independent charity, who are members of Citizens Advice Scotland. DAGCAS provides free confidential advice and assistance to the public via its three Citizens Advice Bureaux, which are located in Annan, Dumfries and Stranraer.
The organisation is the largest Independent charity in the region (out with RSLs) and offers the role holder an opportunity to influence social policy at a regional and national level. Funding for the organisation is in place and DAGCAS is in a good position financially.
The Region of Dumfries and Galloway is located in beautiful South West Scotland, the gateway to three countries - Scotland, England and Ireland; the perfect location to learn, live and explore. You will find a quality lifestyle with a rich heritage and culture, access to numerous outdoor pursuits and ‘space’ to develop and to provide your professional expertise in a beautiful rural region.
The CEO is responsible for leading the development and execution of DAGCAS’ long term strategy with a view to providing the best advice to the people of Dumfries and Galloway. This leadership role is ultimately responsible for the day to day management decisions and for implementing the Company’s plans. The CEO acts as a direct liaison between the Board and Management and reports directly to the Board. The CEO also works closely with a number of stakeholders including: Citizens Advice Scotland, local and national government and the public and is committed to provide excellence in Customer Service.
We are looking for someone with entrepreneurial drive and spirit, who can be the face of DAGCAS. You will be values driven in your approach and uphold the values of DAGCAS at all times as these are extremely important to the organisation and the Board. We would expect you have an understanding and commitment to the aims and principles of the CAB Service as well as a commitment to providing excellence in customer service.
You will come from a leadership background and have previous experience of working with and building relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. Experience of line management and working with a Board is also an essential element of the role.
Due to expansion in the team we have an opportunity for you to join the Evaluation team. As a research expert, with advanced Excel, data analysis skills, market research and evaluation techniques, you will manage evaluation projects to deliver evidence to identify and quantify emission savings and recommendations for programme improvements. You will develop and implement work plans to evaluate programmes that EST delivers on behalf of our commercial and government clients. You will also contribute to business development proposals.
Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment, along with demonstrated effective communication skills enabling you to deliver a high standard of customer service to people at different levels. Your experience of evaluation and research techniques and project management together with your ability to manipulate and analyse data, will underpin the successful delivery of this role.
For more information, please see job description on the EST Website.
This is a full-time, permanent position based in Edinburgh.
Impact Arts operates in a fast paced funding environment with up to 50 funders supporting us to work with 5000 people each year by contributing towards our annual 60+ projects and £1.8m turnover. We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2019, have recently launched our Strategy to 2022 and have a clear vision for the next three years supported by ambitious income targets. This is a key outward facing, leadership role within the organisation which will be central to us realising our ambition, responsible for securing significant levels of funding and developing strong strategic partnerships across the sectors in which we operate - employability, education, health, social work, regeneration etc.
We are looking for someone who is dynamic and experienced in business development; someone who can demonstrate considerable experience in successfully generating income and writing compelling bids and who wants to join us in our mission in tackling inequalities across Scotland.
The College’s strapline, ‘Skillset for Life’ encapsulates our fundamental ethos and skills development is the very essence of what we do. As one of Scotland’s largest colleges, operating on both a regional and national basis, we can offer you the opportunity to be at the heart of shaping the further and higher education landscape within Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire, and beyond.
The Principal and Chief Executive is a member of the Board of Management and is responsible to the Board for the delivery of its strategic objectives. The post also has additional responsibilities as the Chief Officer for the Lanarkshire Board, with accountability for all regional funding received from SFC for both New College Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire College.
As the strategic lead for the College, the Principal is responsible for ensuring that effective arrangements are in place to ensure the College’s financial and statutory obligations are met, while ensuring the best experience possible for our learners. The role has ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the College’s curriculum is fit for purpose and meets the needs of local and national priorities, as set out in our Regional Outcome Agreement with SFC.
The role of Principal at New College Lanarkshire has a local, regional and national profile and the postholder is expected to work with a wide range of stakeholders, including North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire Councils, the Scottish Government, SFC, Skills Development Scotland and many more.
To be considered for this challenging role, you will be able to demonstrate significant leadership experience in education or a related publicly funded body, with the requisite business and interpersonal skills to lead an organisation of 16,000 students, 1,000 staff and a turnover of c£54m.
By joining us now as our next Principal and Chief Executive, you will be at the very centre of driving us forward and ensuring that everyone we work with is truly ‘Skillset for Life’.
Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. We know that better data will help us plan and deliver our services in a more effective.
Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.
As our Finance Business Partner, you will:
· Support the Senior Leadership to help deliver our growth plans and optimise financial performance
· Lead the financial planning and monitoring cycles for CHAS by building great relationships across CHAS
· Actively support new opportunities for CHAS by providing specialist financial advice
The ideal Finance Business Partner will:
· Be a qualified accountant
· Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real people person as building effective relationships across CHAS is key
The job will let you use and grow your skills and experience in:
· Planning, analysing and assessing financial performance
· Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on all areas of financial risk
· Communicating financial performance
· Identifying and Implementing change which will have a profound and positive impact on the people we help.
Great at working with people, numbers and ideas, you will have experience in helping organisations. If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for children and families, please read the job description.
You can contact Jenni Fairbairn, Director of Finance and Corporate Services, for an informal chat on 0131 444 1900 . We look forward to hearing from you.
CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and offers a great work/life balance. Mainly based in our Edinburgh office, this role will also build relationships with our staff in Kinross, Balloch and Stepps and so the ability to travel is essential.
This is a permanent role, but we would consider a secondment for the right candidate.
About the post: This role oversees and reports on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represents SCIAF with key donors. The postholder will prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of SCIAF’s partners in collaboration with project staff. They will also help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grant and will assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.
Are you gifted at gaining support from trusts and foundations for good causes?
Do you love bringing projects to life for potential funders through your creative writing?
Are you passionate about the arts?
We are seeking a dynamic individual to work closely with our Head of Development to drive forward the company’s revenue and capital fundraising strategies, with a specific focus on achieving income targets for trusts and foundations. You will be joining one of Scotland’s leading theatre companies at a vital and exciting chapter in its history as an extensive £21.5m redevelopment of the Citizens Theatre gets underway.
To be successful in this role, it is essential you have a proven track record of informing development plans and achieving fundraising targets. Given the nature of funding applications, you will be happy working on your own initiative whilst being part of a supportive and engaged team. Whilst previous experience of working in theatre is not essential, you will have a genuine interest in the arts and derive satisfaction from being part of a committed team who are passionate about making great theatre in Scotland and involving the people of Glasgow in the transformative power of the performing arts.
Paths for All is a Scottish Charity. We have a very clear focus. We want to get Scotland walking: Everyone. Everyday. Everywhere.
We offer the opportunity to be part of an organisation that recognises staff as our most valued asset. Attractive employment conditions include a contributory pension scheme and flexi-time policy. Paths for All has achieved the Healthy Working Lives Gold Award.
We're looking for a Business Manager to join our Senior Management Team (SMT). This is key leadership role within the organisation. You will provide leadership of Paths for All’s day to day operational management, including deputising for the Chief Officer on operational matters as required. Overseeing all business processes, including leadership of the Corporate Services team and working with SMT to develop new business and fundraising initiatives are core elements of the role.