This is a new permanent role within Scran Academy with the core purpose of leading the coordinated delivery of our external comms and engagement.
The post holder will act as the lead storyteller of the organisation, working with our young people and staff to clearly communicate our impact in ways that maximise engagement. This role will amplify the voices of our young people, working to provide ways to support them to engage in content creation and direct marketing. The role will link directly into our social enterprises by supporting the development of our online store.
Key to this role will be stakeholder engagement, including supporting the chief executive in the creation of funding bids and reports, and engaging with corporate sponsors and charitable partners to maximise mutual advantage. The role will also strategically develop our approach to volunteer engagement, and be responsible for a thriving volunteer base that enhances our initiatives and impact.
All in all, the Communications and Engagement Officer will be responsible for delivering how Scran Academy is presented to the world, and coordinating how we can be best supported by stakeholders.
Really this is a creative and exciting role that supports the entire breadth of our delivery, so we are looking for an exceptional candidate who chimes with our values. A true comms professional who is dynamic, collaborative, and has a passion for getting the best from young people. Supporting staff and young people to create content and engage with our communications will be a part of the fabric of the job, so a non-judgemental, strengths-based attitude is essential.
We are currently seeking an experienced Community Fundraiser to ensure all supporters in our community have an excellent experience of raising money for Edinburgh Women’s Aid (EWA), encouraging repeat support and motivating individuals to raise as much money as possible, leading to a legacy gift. The post holder will contribute to EWA’s fundraising targets by developing existing relationships and proactively researching, identifying and securing new community fundraising opportunities across Edinburgh. The Community Fundraiser will also steward supporters and groups within our community to deliver their own fundraising activities and deliver fundraising initiatives to engage with our local community including our annual Kiltwalk and our Christmas appeal.
This role will raise Edinburgh Women’s Aid profile within the community, initiating and building mutually beneficial and sustainable relationships to ensure long-term support. As we develop and nurture more relationships, and our fundraising success grows, we anticipate there will be a need for increased capacity within the fundraising team, which may result in additional hours being offered in the future.
UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. Our mission is to find social entrepreneurs with bold solutions to today’s challenges. Through funding and support, we help them to realise their potential and creating lasting change.
About the role
We have a talented social entrepreneur support team who find, fund, and support our award winners across the UK. They help our award winners with everything from understanding the UnLtd offer, managing queries, assigning social entrepreneurs to the right person for support to managing award portfolios and award allocation.
This role will lead on how we deliver on our ambitions for market leading support and will help UnLtd improve and develop our fund and support offer. This role will be alongside our award winner from when they first engage with UnLtd until they transition on to their next journey. You will be supporting our teams in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and will play a major role in deepening our capability and expertise within our awards support and delivery. This will include the development of internal knowledge and awareness, increasing visibility of social entrepreneur needs, recognising and removing entry barriers and enable us to deliver on our strategic goals.
Reports To: Head of Social Entrepreneur Support
Please see the Job Description for more information or visit our website at unltd.org.uk
Do you want to help us make art work for everyone? That’s our goal at the National Galleries of Scotland, and this position plays a pivotal role in that. The role holder devises and delivers a wide range of activities to inform and engage colleagues across the whole organisation. Art experience isn’t essential but great interpersonal, organisational and content creation skills are.
If you have internal communications experience and would like to work in a creative and ambitious team, we want to hear from you. You will be working across all four of our amazing Galleries based in the heart of Edinburgh.
We are looking for a Shop Manager who is passionate about charity retail and helping a good cause.
We have 5 shops in Edinburgh, 1 in Gullane and a new one in Glasgow to support the vital services we provide. All our services focus on relieving the immediate suffering and meeting the long terms needs of homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland. We don’t just work with homeless people. We stop people becoming homeless in the first place. When you join Bethany you are supporting projects such as the Welcome Centre, Care Van, Family Support work, Housing Support, etc.
As a Shop Manager you will join a fantastic team of staff and volunteers.
You will provide excellent customer service in a professional charity retail environment. You will also identify and encourage the potential of staff in order to maximise their contribution to the success of the shop. Other responsibilities include to actively seek donations to maintain required stock levels with strong pricing, stock rotation and proactive selling.
This position will require the Manager to grow and develop the business in line with strategies agreed with the Head of Group Income Generation.
Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund (ELTF)
Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund (ELTF)is a grant making trust whose core aim is the relief of poverty. We provide small grants to individuals in need and grants to small local charities throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians. We also provide larger grants to individuals through the Edinburgh Fire Fund.
There is a minimum of five Trustees and a maximum of nine. Trustees are appointed for an initial term of up to 4 years and may be re-appointed for a subsequent term of up to four years.
The Trust has an investment portfolio of £7.5m which is managed on its behalf by Investment Managers. Income of around £250k annually is used to fund grant giving and meet overhead expenses.
ELTF is looking for a suitably qualified Accountant to be our Treasurer. Our current Treasurer is happy to talk to people interested in the role.
ELTF’s Treasurer provides advice to the other Trustees and oversees the financial management of the Trust. Financial services, including preparation of quarterly management accounts and statutory accounts, are provided by an outsourced contractor. The Treasurer will liaise with them as needed and provide appropriate challenge on behalf of the Trustees. Ideally, the successful candidate would have experience of charity accounts This may be a suitable role for someone who is looking for Board level experience.
Working with ELTF is a rewarding experience, helping to support vulnerable people in need. Applications for grants are increasing and over the next few months we will be developing a new strategic direction.
There are 4 Trustees meetings a year and there will be occasional additional meetings on specific topics as the need arises. Between meetings, some business is conducted by email.