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:
To be considered as the Community Manager you will need:
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.
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
Closing date: 15 February 2024.
Interview date: 22 February 2024.
The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment or exploitation. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting; International, International Child Protection Certificate process).
Diversity at the RNLI
Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save Every One.