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Community Wealth Builder in Residence

  • Full time or Part time
  • £33,095 – £36,540
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th November 2023

  • Advertised from 30th October 2023
  • This is a full time post but 0.8fte may be considered.


An exciting new opportunity has come up within the NESSie (North Edinburgh Support Services) team. NESSie is an innovative, relatively new consortium project made up of Fresh Start, Move On, North Edinburgh Arts, Spartans Community Foundation.

This role lies within the team at North Edinburgh Arts, but will have close working links with the other organisations within the team.

This is a new 24 month post which will help the NESSie network, key partners, and the wider R2 network, assess what Community Wealth Building (CWB) and the 5 pillars mean for North Edinburgh and the communities who live and work here. This post will allow the NESSie partners to illustrate, develop, and deliver activities underscoring and embedding the role of the third sector in making CWB work for North Edinburgh.

5 key pillars of Community Wealth Building:

  • Plural ownership of the economy
  • Making financial power work for local places
  • Fair employment and just labour markets
  • Progressive procurement of goods and services
  • Socially productive use of land and property

We are looking for someone who understands Community Wealth Building (CWB) and can help develop this from a community and third sector perspective. The post holder will develop innovative and practical responses that ensure more wealth is generated, circulated and retained across communities and localities in North Edinburgh.

Full information on the role is included in the attached job description.

Application notes

To apply please send:

  • An up-to-date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience (no more than 2 sides A4)
  • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Person Specification (no more than 2 sides A4)
  • Details of two referees, including at least one previous employer.

Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 20th November 2023. Late applications will not be considered.

Please send these to using Community Wealth Builder in Residence in the subject line. Interviews will be held, in person, on Wednesday 29th November.