This vacancy has now closed

Operations Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,000 – £28,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid (office-based in Edinburgh, however we are open to part-office, part-remote working).
  • Closing 7th May 2023

  • Advertised from 21st March 2023
  • 0.8FTE equivalent £19,200-£22,400. 28 hours per week.


Our vision is that by 2050, young people will be active citizens, having led and accelerated the progress to a just and sustainable society. Since we formed in 2014, we have been working to empower, equip and enable Scotland's young leaders, aged 18-35, to lead action on tackling the climate crisis.

We are volunteer-driven and the majority of our work is delivered by a large committed group of volunteers with key support from our trustees and a small staff team. Since 2016, we have delivered our award-winning Young Leaders Development Programme (YLDP) and our work continues to evolve. More information about our projects can be found on our website

Job Purpose

The job will play a critical role in supporting the organisation’s day-to-day operations with a strong focus on volunteer support and development. This role will work across the range of functions to make sure we have the right administrative and project management support in place for our volunteer team, staff, the Director and trustees. This role will also assist the development and growth of our Leaders Network. The Leaders Network allows Young Leaders, past and present, to build knowledge, develop projects, collaborate with others, share skills and lead climate action towards a just and sustainable society.

You will be a flexible individual, able to co-ordinate people, processes, and projects with confidence and quickly be able to build rapport with stakeholders. The role will be essential in administering and co-ordinating the activities of 2050 Climate Group including financial administration and event support. The role will work closely with volunteers, therefore flexibility with working patterns is required to support some evening and weekend work.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification below for further details about the role.

Application notes

To apply for the role, please complete the application form at this link, and email a copy of your CV to

The interviews are scheduled to take place digitally 22-25th May - please keep these dates free.

Applications must be received by noon on the 7th May.

In the application form, please let us know if you might require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. Please share details of any flexible working options you’d be looking for in your application. We are interested in applications from candidates who meet all of the essential criteria. We have listed our desirable criteria too, but we recognise an enthusiasm for and a willingness to learn are often just as important.

In terms of salary, our usual starting position is at the bottom of the salary range, however, we appreciate there will be some circumstances where the experience and competencies demonstrated by the candidate justifies a higher starting point within the advertised range.

2050 Climate Group are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We are actively looking for people who share our values. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their gender identity, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, sexual orientation, disability including mental health, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief or any other dimension of diversity. We strive to support inclusive work environments in the everyday culture and activity of the organisation.

Please read our Employee and Volunteer Privacy Notice on our website to understand how we use your personal information.