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£25,000 per year pro-rata (£20,000 for 28h/week)
Living Streets
£26,519 - £33,513 per annum (excluding London weighting)
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Edinburgh, Edinburgh 0.43 miles
£19,445 - £22,902 per year
Dogs Trust
West Calder 16.56 miles
£7,106.40 per annum + benefits
Help us establish friendly customer service and act as the first point of contact at our Rehoming Centre in West Calder.
The Prince's Trust
EH6, Edinburgh 1.51 miles
Dependent on experience, starting from £20,300
Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS)
Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£22,885 - £26,319 per year
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£25,000 per year pro-rata (£20,000 for 28h/week)
Contract, Part-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity to join the SHRUB team as Events Coordinator!

Salary £25,000 p.a pro rata (£20,000), part time 28 hours / week
Fixed term contract to 31 March 2022 – extension subject to successful funding bids
Pending confirmation of funding

Application Deadline: midnight 23rd February 2020

Job purpose:

The Events Coordinator oversees SHRUB’s events and workshops activity, with the aim of developing circular economy and a world without waste within the community. This includes coordinating SHRUB’s End of Term Collections and Freeshops, inducting and supporting SHRUB’s regular and one-off events volunteers, helping SHRUB members and volunteers to run events which are in line with SHRUB’s mission and carbon targets, and overseeing the development of SHRUB’s external spacebooking system.

SHRUB is a non-hierarchical member-led Cooperative with a large and enthusiastic community of volunteers who are essential to the delivery of our aims. As a part of the SHRUB team, your day to day work will also involve the necessary strategic planning, decision-making, problem-solving and volunteer management which enables SHRUB as a whole to thrive.

Successful applicants must have experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Educated to HNC / HND, plus 2 years relevant work experience - or equivalent
  • Experience in event management
  • Experience of partnership working
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver to agreed deadlines and budgets
  • Experience in managing, delegating to, and empowering teams of volunteers
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills for a fast-paced working environment
  • Able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to work on own initiative and organise own time / workload
  • Full proficiency with Google Accounts and familiar with Microsoft Office e.g. Excel High level of empathy and respect for people with different backgrounds and ability to use inclusive, non-stigmatising and respectful ways of communication

About SHRUB Coop

We’re a cooperative in Edinburgh working for a world without waste! We empower our community to live a low waste and low carbon life. Become a member and learn to fix a bike, swap your preloved things, enjoy some rescued food and be inspired by new ideas.

How we work

SHRUB Coop is organised non-hierarchically and strives to provide an inclusive and empowering experience for all staff, volunteers, and members in our community. We have a staff team who coordinate around 250 volunteers across the organisation to deliver all our activities through working groups.


To apply and for further details, see our website for an application pack.

Interviews will be held on 10th March. We will be looking for the successful applicant to start on or as soon as possible after 1st April 2020.

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Posted on: 31 January 2020
Closing date: 23 February 2020
Tags: Project Management,Volunteer Management
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