Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network
Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network

Charity registered in Scotland SC052989

Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network (ECCAN) is a charity of over 60 community group members and 100 individual members. We aim to engage and empower individuals and community groups in taking meaningful action to address the climate and nature emergency, working towards a just, thriving and resilient Edinburgh. Our membership is open to any community group and individual in Edinburgh.

Current vacancies

Operations Lead

  • Full time
  • £36,000
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 24th April 2024

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about climate action, good governance and charity management to take a key supporting role in building the community led network and ensuring its success.

This person will be an excellent administrator with a keen eye for detail, supporting the organisation to achieve its aims and objectives through the management of everyday operations.

This will include ensuring compliance with all policy and related expectations of a publicly-funded organisation, managing HR strategies, volunteer agreements and day-to-day finances such as payroll and expenses.

As part of a fast-paced environment and collaborative team, there will be an opportunity for you to grow and develop in your role. You will initially play a key role in the set up and establishment of management processes and systems for the new charity, the development and implementation of the organisations’ fundraising strategy as well as supporting the networks’ activities and events to ensure their success.

Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network (ECCAN) is a network of over 60 community group members and 100 individual members. ECCAN has recently been approved as a Scottish Charity Incorporated Organisation by OSCR. We aim to engage and empower individuals and community groups in taking meaningful action to address the climate and nature emergency, working towards a just, thriving and resilient Edinburgh.

This is part of a strategic Scotland-wide network of regional Climate Action Hubs, supported by SCCAN - Scottish Communities Climate Action Network.

You will have a background as a PA, team administrator or a voluntary organisation administrator, with experience supporting staff and teams to excel in essential organisational activities.

Additional Requirements: The post holder will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

Location: You will be based in member premises in the heart of the city, working closely with other agencies and colleagues across Edinburgh. Flexible hot desking is possible in various community locations as well as home working.

Responsible to: ECCAN Network Lead.

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Top job! Network Lead

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th January 2024

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual who is passionate about community-led climate action to take a leading role in establishing the network and driving its success, through setting the organisational strategy and direction, work plans, and building a team to deliver them. You’ll lead, manage and motivate a small enthusiastic team, overseeing the day to day operations and budget, championing ECCAN’s work across the third sector and supporting the impact of multiple community and voluntary groups.

You’ll use your excellent communication skills to develop trust with internal and external stakeholders and partners, representing the network and building collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including the Scottish Government, City of Edinburgh Council and civil society organisations. You’ll oversee the financial strategy and generation of sustainable income through research, design, writing, and submitting applications for funding to ensure crucial support for our ongoing work and long-term support for our members.

Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network (ECCAN) is a network of over 60 community group members and 100 individual members. ECCAN has recently been approved as a Scottish Charity Incorporated Organisation by OSCR. We aim to engage and empower individuals and community groups in taking meaningful action to address the climate and nature emergency, working towards a just, thriving and resilient Edinburgh.

This is part of a strategic Scotland-wide network of regional Climate Action Hubs, supported by SCCAN - Scottish Communities Climate Action Network.

You will have a background in community development or environmental action, with significant experience in engaging with communities.

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