Royal National Lifeboat Institute
Royal National Lifeboat Institute

Charity number 209603

We are the RNLI: the charity that saves lives at sea

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Community Manager - Central Scotland

  • Full time
  • £33,582 – £39,508
  • Perth, Scotland
  • Closing 15th February 2024

Our vision is to save every one. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.

We’re looking for the best of the best to be part of our RNLI crew. This is an exciting new role that is people focused, making sure our engagement volunteers and supporters feel part of the RNLI family, and are appreciated and supported in everything they do. You will be helping us brave the storm and empowering our volunteers in their engagement activities, from raising money, creating visitor experiences, developing our retail offering. This role will cover central and South East Scotland.

About the role

As a Community Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Connecting the RNLI community to the cause
  • Empowering volunteer engagement crew to do what they do best, engaging the public, sharing our RNLI vision and growing support for our cause
  • Supporting volunteer engagement crew to achieve key income, footfall and contact goals and seeking ways to engage new audiences
  • Being part of an amazing regional team, working collaboratively to shape the future of RNLI engagement and provide an outstanding level of care to staff, volunteers and supporters

About you

You’ll be:

  • A people person, that can interact with a wide number of different volunteers, branches, groups, individuals and businesses Inspiring and empower engagement activity in your area, tackling challenging goals
  • Able to work as part of a high performing team, but equally confident working independently, out and about in your area
  • Passionate about making a real difference for our volunteers and supporters and growing support for our cause

To be considered as the Community Manager you will need:

  • Experience of working within the fundraising sector
  • Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • People leadership experience, ideally in leading volunteers in a collaborative environment
  • Experience of seeking out and implementing new opportunities for improved performance

Please note this role requires a significant level of travel within the designated region but will also require occasional travel to other RNLI assets including our regional office in Perth and our support centre in Poole. This post requires a valid driving license and a car can be made available to support.

About us

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity that provides a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service, seasonal lifeguards, and water safety education and initiatives. Our lifeboat crews and lifeguards need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them, and that is where you come in. This is your chance to join that team and help save lives every day.

Working together with partners and communities, we aim to educate, influence, supervise and rescue those at risk from drowning. By 2024, we’re aiming for a 50% reduction in drowning in the UK and Ireland, and effective drowning prevention strategies around the world. We see digital technologies as crucial in helping us achieve this goal.

Some of the benefits

  • Salary: £33,582- £39,508 pro-rata (dependent on experience)
  • Flexible working
  • Starting with 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
  • Life assurance
  • See the Summary of Employee Benefits on our website for more details
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Community Manager - Central Scotland

  • Part time
  • £33,582 – £39,508 pro-rata
  • Central Scotland
  • Closing 30th July 2023

Our vision is to save every one. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.

We’re looking for the best of the best to be part of our RNLI crew. This is an exciting new role that is people focused, making sure our engagement volunteers and supporters feel part of the RNLI family, and are appreciated and supported in everything they do. You will be helping us brave the storm and empowering our volunteers in their engagement activities, from raising money, creating visitor experiences, developing our retail offering across central Scotland. This role will cover south east Scotland.

About us

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity that provides a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service, seasonal lifeguards, and water safety education and initiatives. Our lifeboat crews and lifeguards need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them, and that is where you come in. This is your chance to join that team and help save lives every day.

Working together with partners and communities, we aim to educate, influence, supervise and rescue those at risk from drowning. By 2024, we’re aiming for a 50% reduction in drowning in the UK and Ireland, and effective drowning prevention strategies around the world. We see digital technologies as crucial in helping us achieve this goal.

Some of the benefits

Flexible working

Starting with 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)

Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)

Life assurance

As a Community Manager, you will be responsible for:

• Connecting the RNLI community to the cause

• Empowering volunteer engagement crew to do what they do best, engaging the public, sharing our RNLI vision and growing support for our cause

• Supporting volunteer engagement crew to achieve key income, footfall and contact goals and seeking ways to engage new audiences

• Being part of an amazing regional team, working collaboratively to shape the future of RNLI engagement and provide an outstanding level of care to staff, volunteers and supporters

About you

You’ll be:

• A people person, that can interact with a wide number of different volunteers, branches, groups, individuals and businesses Inspiring and empower engagement activity in your area, tackling challenging goals

• Able to work as part of a high performing team, but equally confident working independently, out and about in your area

• Passionate about making a real difference for our volunteers and supporters and growing support for our cause

To be considered as the Community Manager, you will need:

• Experience of working within the fundraising sector

• Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• People leadership experience, ideally in leading volunteers in a collaborative environment

• Experience of seeking out and implementing new opportunities for improved performance

Please note this role requires a significant level of travel within the designated region but will also require occasional travel to other RNLI assets including our regional office in Perth and our support centre in Poole. This post requires a valid driving license and a car can be made available to support.

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Top job! Retail Lead

  • Full time
  • £37,642 – £44,285
  • Home based within the Scotland region
  • Closing 26th July 2022

Our purpose is simple, to save lives at sea. Since the 19th century, our crews have been risking their lives to save those who are in danger of drowning. We’re looking for a Retail Lead to join our Engagement Team. The team supports the RNLI through inspiring and motivating supporters and volunteers, in order to secure the vital income that powers our lifesaving delivery.

Some of the benefits

  • Flexible working
  • 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
  • Life assurance
  • Health and dental cash plan

Your Role

As a Retail Lead, you will be tasked with focus on the following areas:

  • Ensure that the Ireland and Scotland regions have the right level of knowledge, skills and capability to deliver the retail activities and income outlined in the regional engagement plans.
  • Support volunteers to deliver the retail activity.
  • Identify and lead retail development opportunities.
  • Support strategic planning of all retail activities including capital projects.

About You

You’ll be highly motivated who enjoys tackling challenging goals and targets and is creative in finding solutions to problems. A natural leader, you will be able to inspire and influence at all levels to drive and embed changes and improvements, keeping the supporter, volunteer and customer experience front of mind.

This role, whilst 37 hours per week, will require flexible working across all 7 days of the week. Whilst core days will be defined, it is expected that there will be a degree of weekend and evening working required. Extensive travel between Ireland and Scotland will be required. This role will be home based but there is an option to be based at an RNLI site. Location should be within easy access to airports or ferries for travel between Scotland and Ireland.

So, as a Retail Lead you will be a forward thinker, natural ability to plan ahead, along with exceptional leadership skills will ensure that your stakeholders and contacts stay with you on that journey.

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Fundraising & Partnership Lead

  • Full time
  • £36,713 – £43,192
  • Home-based/Perth, Scotland
  • Closing 17th July 2022

About us

Our vision is to save everyone. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.

The successful candidate will be the go-to person for fundraising development expertise in Scotland, responsible for delivery of fundraising activity which will achieve agreed fundraising & partnerships income targets. Working with the Regional Engagement Lead, the post holder will support strategic planning, and identify and lead development opportunities to grow income. Working as one crew this person will share their skills and knowledge with staff and volunteers on the ground.

Some of the benefits

• Flexible working

• 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays

• Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)

• Life assurance

• Health and dental cash plan

Your Role

As a Fundraising and Partnerships Lead, you will:

• Monitor and manage fundraising and partnership income and expenditure budgets and prospect pipelines

• Troubleshoot and mitigate risks and issues in order to ensure the delivery of results

• Through regular reviews and based on feedback from supporters and volunteers, maintain an ongoing improvement programme across your region to ensure that resources are always deployed appropriately and efficiently, delivering optimum productivity at all times for fundraising & partnership activities

• Monitor and manage operational risk, including compliance with internal and external standards, policies and procedures for fundraising & partnerships activity

• Support the delivery of income targets, increase engagement, increase supporter conversions, deepen relationships and diversify income streams

• Manage delivery of all fundraising and partnership goals and KPIs through the Community Managers

• Work with the communications, events, face-to-face, legacy, media, philanthropy and trusts contacts within your region to help you achieve your goals

• Support volunteer recruitment, management and levels of support for fundraising and partnership activities across your region

• Support the delivery of the national partnership strategy at a regional level and facilitate content delivery and stakeholder management regionally and locally

About You

You’ll be passionate about making a real difference for our supporters, volunteers and customers. You will be highly motivated and enjoy tackling challenging goals and targets whilst being creative in finding solutions to problems. You will be a natural leader and be able to inspire and influence at all levels to drive and embed changes and improvements, keeping the supporter, volunteer and customer experience front of mind.

To be considered as the Fundraising and Partnerships Lead, you will need:

• Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public in order to generate funds

• A proven track record of results delivery in the areas of fundraising and partnerships

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and engagement skills are a must as well as active listening skills and the ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences

• People leadership experience is vital, ideally in leading field-based teams in a collaborative environment

Experience of leading and embedding change and improvements is essential. This post requires a valid driving licence.

Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Manager, Partnerships Manager.

This role, whilst 37 hours per week, will require flexible working across all 7 days of the week. Whilst core days will be defined, it is expected that there will be a degree of weekend and evening working required. Extensive travel will be required.

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Community Manager - North Scotland

  • Full time
  • £30,978 – £36,445
  • Home Based within the region (ideally Inverness)
  • Closing 4th January 2022

About us

Our vision is to save every one. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.

We’re looking for the best of the best to be part of our RNLI crew. This is an exciting new role that is people focused, making sure our engagement volunteers and supporters feel part of the RNLI family, and are appreciated and supported in everything they do. You will be helping us brave the storm and empowering our volunteers in their engagement activities, from raising money, creating visitor experiences, developing our retail offering as well as looking for new audiences and opportunities. This role covers primarily the Highlands, Western Isles, Moray Firth.

Your Role

As a Community Manager you will be responsible for:

• Being connected to the RNLI community in your area and the primary point of contact for all things engagement (fundraising, retail and visitor experience)

• Empowering volunteer engagement crew to do what they do best, engaging the public, sharing our RNLI vision and growing support for our cause

• Supporting volunteer engagement crew to achieve key income, footfall and contact goals and seeking ways to engage new audiences

• Being part of an amazing regional team, working collaboratively to shape the future of RNLI engagement and provide an outstanding level of care to staff, volunteers and supporters

About You

You’ll be:

• A people person, that can interact with a wide number of different volunteers, branches, groups, individuals and businesses Inspiring and empower engagement activity in your area, tackling challenging goals

• Able to work as part of a high performing team, but equally confident working independently, out and about in your area

• Passionate about making a real difference for our volunteers and supporters and growing support for our cause

To be considered as the Community Manager, you will need:

• Experience of working within the fundraising sector

• Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• People leadership experience, ideally in leading volunteers in a collaborative environment

• Experience of seeking out and implementing new opportunities for improved performance

Please note this role requires a significant level of travel within the designated region but will also require occasional travel to other RNLI assets including our regional office in Perth and our support centre in Poole.

This post requires a valid driving licence.

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