Do you have an ability to secure funding that makes the world a better place? We’re on the search for a Head of Development and Partnerships. This is a new role for us and an exciting opportunity for a proven fundraiser keen for your next challenge.
We’re Euan’s Guide, the award-winning disabled access review charity making it easier for disabled people to find places to go. At the heart of the charity is our disabled access review website - euansguide.com - where disabled people and their friends, families and carers can find and share disabled access information. We also make tens of thousands of accessible toilets safer and run the UK’s largest and longest running Access Survey.
As we approach our 10th anniversary, we have ambitious plans to grow. We now need to recruit a Head of Development and Partnerships to assist us in implementing our strategy alongside our Chief Executive and Board.
We are seeking an exceptional person to shape and develop our income streams. With a huge scope for growth, we are looking for a leader who can inspire support through partnerships, trusts and foundations and major donors.
You’ll be joining our small and dynamic team at an exciting time in our growth. This critical role will be key to our plans, it is a new post and presents an opportunity for the successful and ambitious candidate to make the role your own. You will be reporting to the Chief Executive.
We are an ambitious charity, passionate about making the world more accessible to all disabled people. We have a strong focus on technology so Euan’s Guide is often in a unique position of having the challenges and advantages of both a charity and tech business… there is no ‘typical day’!
We’re looking for an all-rounder to be responsible for developing and delivering Euan’s Guide revenue strategy, including our income generating activities and stakeholder partnerships. You will help us to deliver sustainable income to support our work.
Our strongest area of funding is currently Trusts and Foundations. You will be responsible for growing restricted and unrestricted grant funding income from charitable trusts and foundations across Scotland and the UK. We also want to grow our fundraising streams such as major donor, individual giving and legacies.
We want to develop new products and services which will appeal to our venue partners and corporate businesses.
You will be able to recognise, explore and maximise any new opportunities that come our way to generate income and improve sustainability.
You will be responsible for the creation of engaging content, reports and case studies to report on our outcomes and prove our impact.
You will be responsible for accurate reporting and preparing quarterly updates and forecasts for the Board of Trustees.
We’re based in Edinburgh – whilst not essential it would be great if you are too! We work on a hybrid basis from our HQ in CodeBase.
We anticipate a full time role (35hrs per week) starting in December 2023 however we can be flexible and will discuss this with suitable candidates.
As a small organisation, you may find yourself getting involved in lots more! You should be an effective ambassador for any event or activity you’re involved in.
Candidates are encouraged to apply if you think you can bring something special to Euan’s Guide even if your experience does not precisely match the job description.
If you’re interested in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Initial discussions to find out more are welcome. To arrange an informal, confidential chat about the role please contact Antonia Lee-Bapty, with a brief summary of your experience and questions that you have.
Euan’s Guide are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from under-represented groups of people including disabled people, black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ people, people with experience in the care system, non-graduates and first-in-family graduates.
We make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our strategy is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them. It gives us a clear and determined focus.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive working environment where you'll be able to make a difference.
About this job
We’re looking for a Head of Community and Events to join our ambitious fundraising team. Growing income through a portfolio of sports and challenge events, community fundraising activities and mass participation products.
You’ll have the opportunity to review and improve existing activity, build on the success of newly-developed initiatives, and identify potential areas of growth.
This is a key leadership role, providing strategic direction for our community and events fundraising across the MS Society.
And working collaboratively with senior colleagues across the Engagement and Income Generation Directorate to support our broader organisational goals.
You’ll be responsible for the line management of our Community and Events, Retail Fundraising and Area Fundraising Teams. Including oversight of the operational delivery of our portfolio, setting and managing significant budget and expenditure, and enabling the team to build solid relationships with supporters, as well as personally maintaining networks.
You’ll be the leading authority and champion of our Community, Events and Retail Fundraising, making sure that it is seen as central to the organisation.
In addition, this post is accountable for the fundraising carried out by the network of our local support and fundraising groups, based in all regions of the UK, and so this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fundraising team with both local and national impact.
We’re seeking an individual with significant fundraising leadership and strategic experience, and a strong track record of delivering successful community and events programmes.
This person will be confident with budget management and tracking and reporting on expenditure, and will have solid knowledge of the fundraising environment and best practice, keeping up-to-date with changes. Experience of working with a volunteer network would be desirable.
This is an exciting opportunity for a confident, experienced fundraising leader to join one of the UK’s leading charities as we work to bring about significant and lasting change for the better for those living with MS.
More about our employee benefits:
We have a wide range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):
Encouraging work life balance
Caring for you and your family
Thinking about your finances
Enriching your life at work
Are you a passionate and experienced strategic leader specialising in income generation and partnerships? Do you want to make a positive difference?
The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to support patients and their families make every day matter. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.
Why you should work for us:
Because what we do makes a real difference to people.
Because we are a passionate and warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all that we do.
And we pride ourselves in having a collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.
And because we are ready and willing to transform.
About the role:
This is a senior strategic role reporting directly into the Directors Team and working as part of the Senior Leadership Team. The person in post will provide strategic leadership of heads of department within the Income Generation Services.
Research tells us that more people will require our services in the future, therefore we need to make sure we can continue to deliver over the long term. This role will be strategically leading both our Fundraising and Retail Teams, empowering them to achieve the highest standards possible and making every penny received, work as hard as possible.
Our business development portfolio will grow income through new streams of work and other business opportunities whilst continuing to improve and diversify our current income generation activities. Critical to the success of this role is strengthening our relationships with existing partners and developing new strategic partnerships. This role will also be responsible for cultivating these relationships and harnessing the power of networking at a corporate and strategic level.
We’re looking for an inspirational and forward-thinking senior leader, who has a strong track record in building effective partnerships and delivering results-based service improvements. With a proven flair for shaping change and leading people, you will have the skills, experience at a senior level and ambition to deliver a real step change in our income.
You will be a strong and passionate communicator who has the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, raising the profile of the Ayrshire Hospice brand.
The person in this role will not only have the business acumen from already working at a senior leadership level as well as the networking skills but also be collaborative in your approach. You will be able to communicate the vision of what can be achieved and you will be a values-led leader who will inspire the Senior Managers of the income generation teams to be ambitious and deliver stretching targets.
A bit more about us:
Hospice care is often profoundly misunderstood and at times very challenging: the work we do is uplifting and it is a great privilege, the impact we can have is life changing. Our hospice is a bright and dynamic place to work.
Join our board!
Are you interested in women’s economic equality? Can you help the Scottish Women’s Budget Group move to the next phase of its development?
SWBG is a membership organization using research, advocacy and training to build a more equal and caring economy in Scotland. We are recruiting new Board members to help set the strategic direction of SWBG and contribute to our work.
SWBG brings together a wide range of women from across Scotland who have an interest in women’s equality and want to achieve better gender equality in our society. Our mission is to promote equality through gender budgeting to build a fairer and more equal Scotland.
SWBG is an inclusive organisation committed to feminist values and actions. We are committed to dismantling stereotyping and bias and to challenging personal discriminatory attitudes and structural discrimination and inequality. There is no place in a feminist organisation for racism, homophobia, transphobia, sectarianism or any other oppressive ideology.
We use campaigning, research and training to achieve our goals. We hope that by working with women, communities, statutory and voluntary agencies, trades unions and other partners – including government – we can make public spending more effective and responsive to the lives of women in Scotland.
We work in partnership with our sister organisations in the UK and devolved nations, the UK Women’s Budget Group, Northern Ireland Women’s Budget Group and Wales Women’s Budget Group.
About the Board
The SWBG Board plays a vital role – setting the strategic direction, monitoring progress, ensuring good governance, and supporting the Coordinator and staff in their work.
Since registering as a charity in 2020, we have expanded our staff team and funding, which has brought new governance challenges to our small Board. We are keen to bring in new trustees (2-3) who can strengthen our existing skillset and support us in the next stages of development. Previous experience on a Board would be an advantage, but is not essential. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled, and working-class people. This is an unpaid role.
We are particularly keen to hear from people who have experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Financial management
• Data management
• Charity Governance
The National Galleries Scotland is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and understanding of art in Scotland and beyond. Its collections encompass masterpieces by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh, Monet, Titian, and many others.
Additionally, it hosts special exhibitions, educational programs, and community engagement initiatives to make art accessible to a wide audience.
As well as displaying art at their three Edinburgh sites, it is also shared through an active programme of partnership across Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, as well as online.
As the Development Manager for Patrons and Individual Giving, you'll play a pivotal role in the organisation's mission by building and nurturing relationships with dedicated individual donors and patrons. Your efforts will be instrumental in securing major gifts, corporate sponsorship, to continue supporting exhibitions, campaigns, conservation, and acquisitions. We're seeking a passionate and results-driven professional to lead our individual giving programs, craft effective presentations, strengthening relationships, and ensure that valued members feel connected and appreciated.
If you're an enthusiastic and creative individual with a background in fundraising, donor relations, or a related field, and if you're excited about the prospect of contributing to our organisation's growth while engaging with a passionate community of supporters, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join us in our mission and be a driving force behind our continued success.
Working in close collaboration with the fundraising team, your primary responsibilities will encompass achieving fundraising goals, securing major contributions from Patrons, Individual Giving sources, and corporate sponsorships. These funds will provide critical support for various aspects of the organisation, including exhibitions, educational programs, engagement initiatives, capital campaigns, conservation efforts, and art acquisitions.
If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for preserving and promoting artistic treasures, we invite you to apply and be part of our journey in safeguarding Scotland's cultural heritage.
The St Matthew’s Centre is a multi-use community centre in the North of Glasgow that has been supporting the community to live learn and grow for over 30 years. We have office and activity spaces available for hire, deliver our own program of activities and work with others in the community to provide support and deliver events. Everyone is welcome and we are always keen to hear about what activities and events local people would like to see!
We are looking for a highly motivated Centre Manager to lead our staff team, support our trustees and positively contribute to the work we do within our community.
Overview of the position:
This post will look to consolidate the work we have been doing over the last 5 years and support the continued growth of our organisation. The post holder will work closely with our board of trustees and staff team to manage our fundraising, finance, operations and support the continued growth of our community.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 15th October and we hope to hold interviews the week beginning the 23rd October but this may change.
Epilepsy Connections wants everyone with epilepsy to have the support, resilience and respect they need to live life to the full. Our mission is to walk alongside people affected by epilepsy, providing vital support and encouragement so that they can live well and have their voices heard.
As the leading provider of community-based epilepsy support services in the Forth Valley and Greater Glasgow & Clyde areas we offer:
We’re looking for an experienced Fundraising Manager with excellent communication and relationship-building skills to co-ordinate and develop our fundraising work ensuring we can continue to provide and grow the vital services we provide for people with epilepsy.
We have a strong track record in securing funding from statutory sources, trusts and grant-making bodies, and have already secured 75% of the income we’ll need until March 2025. As Fundraising Manager, you will help us increase our income by 25% in the next two years and diversify our income streams in the following years, establishing long-term and sustainable growth.
You will take the lead on identifying and writing funding bids to trusts and foundations, working with the Executive Director, the staff team, and Directors to develop engaging and compelling cases for support. You will manage donor relationships; develop our individual giving, events income activities and digital fundraising initiatives; and work with the Executive Director to further develop and implement our fundraising plan. You will also be involved in bid writing to statutory agencies, including preparing tenders. You will work independently within our committed staff team and will be responsible for internal and external reporting of all fundraising activity.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, hybrid working, 20 days holiday (pro rata) plus 12 Public Holidays per year (pro rata), and professional mentoring.
If you’re looking for the chance to take your career to the next level in a small, vibrant charity with an upbeat, supportive organisational culture, and you want to make a real difference to people with epilepsy, we want to hear from you!
This is a new position and will be central to the success of the charity as we grow. With an exciting dual focus, the Trusts and Corporate Fundraising Manager will be charged with securing support for Edinburgh Food Project through grants, corporate donations, and sponsorship.
The role would be suited to someone with strong written communication skills and relationship building skills who is results-driven and well-organised.
We anticipate that it will be a full-time job, but we are flexible and welcome applications from people who would like to work part-time.
We expect that most candidates will have some trust fundraising and/or corporate fundraising experience in the charity sector, but we are open to applications from people with experience in other areas (e.g. marketing, business development, service tendering) who have relevant and transferrable skills.
We are looking for new Board Members to join our Board at the Community Brokerage Network.
Our Board Members are collectively responsible for the governance of the organisation, providing strategic advice and constructive challenge to the Operations Manager and their Leadership Team. All to ensure that we work to make a lasting difference to people across Ayrshire.
The Community Brokerage Network was formally established in 2012 and operates as a community interest company with an asset lock in place. Initially it operated in East Ayrshire but has in recent years expanded to also cover North and South Ayrshire. CBN provides community brokerage to individuals, some of whom will have an individual budget allocated from social work to plan, find and secure the right kind of support they need to have the best lives possible lives making use of both informal and formal support options and connecting people into community activities, groups, and facilities.
About the role
Board Members play a unique role in delivery of our mission. They are collectively responsible for the governance of the organisation. They set the strategic direction for the organisation, ensuring alignment to our values, and are responsible for setting organisational policy, defining targets, agreeing the financial plan, and evaluating performance.
We are currently looking for Board Members with expertise or a background in any of the below areas:
As a Board Member, you’ll be required to attend all Board meetings (four Board meetings and one or more Board calls per year), in addition to a Board Strategy Day.
As a CBN Board Member, you will:
Terms of Appointment:
This is a voluntary position, but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
Board Members are appointed for an initial term of 2 years, after which Board Members can be reappointed for two further terms of 3 years each, up to a maximum of 8 years.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced individuals to take forward an exciting new role at Elgin Museum funded by Museums Galleries Scotland.
We’re looking for someone special who can bring a fresh and innovative approach to the funding of our Victorian museum, retaining all that is best in its current expression of heritage but fitting it for a new age, now with the additional challenge of adjusting to the Covid pandemic and its aftermath.
You will have a sound knowledge of finance and funding and a talent for building strong relationships. You will be able to work independently and to liaise successfully with other organisations and the staff and volunteers of the Museum.
You should either be educated to degree level or have equivalent qualification and/or experience. You should have proven experience in fundraising and grant management, experience of writing successful grant / funding applications or shaping creative pitches, and with the passion and creativity to develop and expand the Museum’s potential.