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Community Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £36,075 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Bruce Lounge, Clackmannan with potential for some home working (subject to discussion)
  • Closing 12th July 2024

  • Advertised from 27th June 2024
  • £18.50 per hour, £21,645 per annum (FTE based on 37.5 hours). Fixed Term - 36 months. 22.5 hours per week (including some evening and weekend work).


Reporting to the Board of Directors and Trustees, the role of the Community Development Manager is to lead the Trust in the delivery of our key priorities to make Clackmannan a better place to live, work and visit. The Community Development Manager will lead a small team and be the focal point for community engagement and profile of the Trust, exploring options for service delivery and enhancement, and grant funding opportunities.

Strategy and Leadership

  • To work with wider local partners in the voluntary, third, and public sectors to support the delivery of the Community Action Plan.
  • To explore opportunities for the Trust to expand and enhance the services that it offers to the local population and visitors.
  • In conjunction with the Board, develop and deliver an agreed Development Strategy, linked to the Community Action Plan.
  • To build new and strengthen existing social connections in the community.
  • To represent the Trust at events and meetings.

Community Engagement

  • To interact with community groups, residents, and stakeholders.
  • To engage and develop the number of volunteers required to support the Trust’s activities.
  • To develop and deliver a programme of community events.
  • To produce a bi-annual community newsletter, and monthly bulletins.
  • To promote and market the Trust, using a range of media.


  • To work with the Board of Directors to ensure that the Trust meets all its legalobligations.
  • To develop, maintain, and enhance all policies and procedures governing the Trust’s activities.
  • To provide the Board with regular reports regarding performance and delivery of services against the Development Strategy.

Staff Management and Leadership

  • To manage and lead a small staff (currently two) in the delivery of the Trust’s objectives.
  • To maintain good communication, consultation, and decision-making structures with and amongst staff.
  • To support staff development and capability through regular assessment, training, and performance.


  • To identify funding opportunities and prepare funding applications to secure the financial wellbeing of the Trust.
  • To interact with Funders and provide information on costs and delivery of projects.
  • To work with the Treasurer on the day-to-day financial management of the Trust, ensuring that financial controls and processes are adhered to.

Application notes

To apply – email your CV to by 12th July