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This fundraising opportunity covers the whole of Scotland and is fundamental in developing, supporting and championing new and existing trusts and foundations to increase income generation in the region.
As the Trusts Officer for Scotland you will work with the Fundraising team within Scotland as well as the volunteer branch network to identify and apply for trusts and grants to support our charitable work. Although home-based, you will have the opportunity of visiting branches meeting our committed and passionate volunteers whilst gaining valuable knowledge and insights into the ongoing work and projects of the charity.
There will be an occasional need to travel across the UK and to work evenings and weekends at key events.
About the team
Our small and dedicated team, based in Scotland, includes a Corporate and Events Officer and a Community and Challenge Events Officer who are managed by our Fundraising Development Manager. As well as working with your team members, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with over 20 Branches and 5 Service committees to implement fundraising initiatives.
Through regular team meetings and a variety of communication mediums you will be provided with ongoing support, training and mentoring. We are a remote team and ensure that we stay well connected to all colleagues with a combined passion that fuels our determination and success.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate, who thrives on challenge. A determined, highly motivated individual, with a track record of success in trust fundraising. A natural communicator with proven success in working with and developing volunteers to support this growth. A confident networker, able to represent the charity to external stakeholders, build relationships and reputation, communicate effectively across the region whilst working from home.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing practical, emotional, and financial support to our Forces and their families since 1885. Last year our teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 79,000 people in need, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts or are still currently serving, and their families.
SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. We are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.
Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA
SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.
SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.
Could you motivate, inspire and influence individuals, groups, and corporations to support the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and achieve their fundraising goals? Do you love meeting and exceeding targets?
Would you like a people-focussed role where every day you have a direct impact on funding life-saving science?
If so, you could be our new Fundraising Manager for East Scotland. This is a great opportunity to cover a fundraising patch which has massive potential for growth.
About the role
When people affected by heart and circulatory diseases are in need, they turn to us. With our research we give people hope. With our expert advice and training, we give people knowledge and support. In this role you'll have a direct impact by helping fund our life saving research and helping to build a healthier world for everyone.
In this role, you’ll recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community. You’ll identify, develop and steward new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups, and high value prospects.
You’ll inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, corporate partnerships and fundraising groups, enabling them to achieve their ambitious fundraising goals and reach their potential.
Joining a brave, informed, compassionate, and driven team, you’ll work with BHF colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities. You'll have the opportunity to make a real difference and impact in your community, help grow our BHF supporter network, and raise funds to power remarkable research breakthroughs.
This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional field team. No two days will be the same as you'll be working with individuals, groups, and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions.
This is a field-based role covering East Scotland (EH, TD postcodes).
Ambitious and tenacious, you’ll have strong planning and prioritisation skills, and enjoy working at pace and managing multiple deadlines. You’ll be data driven you’ll be able to provide insight and analysis to identify and nurture opportunities.
A creative thinker, you'll have exceptional problem-solving skills only matched by your ability to bring the BHF to life and tell stories about our research that influence and motivate.
The team combines experience from the private, public and third sector and we're looking for someone to join us with:
• Business acumen with proven experience of meeting and exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
• Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people
• Strong communication and networking skills and a proven ability to build long last relationships
• Proven ability to track and report on income
• A track record of writing proposals that are engaging and concise
You'll need to live in the "EH" postcode areas or be able to relocate to this region. If you intend to relocate, please make this clear in your submission.
You'll need a full UK driving licence, access to a car, and the ability to work evenings and weekends where required. You can work under your own initiative from a home base whilst still contributing positively to your regional team.
In your supporting statement, we would like you demonstrate:
• Pitching and winning a partnership or project with a focus on identifying and securing the opportunity
• An example of growing income and networks
• Experience of managing high-value corporate and/or individual relationships
• Your passion for our cause
• Whether you plan on relocating to the region (if not already living there)
Everything we do comes back to funding life-saving research into all heart and circulatory conditions including heart failure, stroke, and vascular dementia. Every hour of research we’ve ever funded, every item we’ve ever sold, every campaign we’ve ever run, all the support we’ve ever given. The donations we receive are used to make people’s lives healthier and longer.
We celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. It sits at the heart of our People Experience. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work.
Here at the BHF we understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life. Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we’re happy to explore what’s possible for you and the role.
What can we offer you
We offer excellent benefits including generous annual leave, private medical insurance, dental health cover, pension, and flexible working. We commit to actively developing you and offer learning and development opportunities to support, inspire and help you unlock your full potential. To find out more about benefits available at the BHF please download our benefits document on our website.
Please note initial interviews will be held over Microsoft Teams. Interviews may be held during the advertising period or shortly after the close date.
How to apply
Important note: If you do not currently live in the region specified, please clearly state your plan to relocate within your supporting statement.
It’s quick and easy to apply for a role at the BHF. Just click on the apply button below. All you’ll need is an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement, outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the role’s criteria.
As part of our commitment to be an inclusive employer, and ensure fairness and consistency in selecting the best candidate for this role, the BHF will use anonymous CV software as part of the application journey.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Media & Communications Adviser - Scotland & Wales - Maternity Cover (1004)
Location: Edinburgh or Cardiff, but with hybrid home working to be agreed
Hours: 36 - We also welcome applications from candidates who would prefer to perform the role on a part-time basis in relation to Scotland or Wales
Salary: £30,985-£40,168 FTE
Job Type: Fixed Term
Closing Date: 27 February 2022
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have a significant track record of generating impactful media coverage in support of influencing objectives?
Do you also have experience of delivering engaging public-facing online communications?
And are you passionate about supporting people to share their stories, in their ways?
If so, we would like to hear from you for this Media and Communications Adviser role.
Oxfam is looking for a Media and Communications Adviser to create and deliver proactive and reactive media output in Scotland and Wales. The postholder, or a combination of part-time post-holders covering each nation, will primarily generate proactive and reactive coverage in support of Oxfam’s twin Global Challenges, climate justice and action to better value and reward roles disproportionately undertaken by women, as well as Oxfam’s work in fragile and humanitarian contexts.
The postholder will also deliver media work in support of Oxfam’s brand and fundraising objectives. This will require closely aligning media and communications output with Oxfam’s influencing priorities, while maintaining strategic relationships with national and regional media. The postholder will liaise closely with colleagues in Scotland and Wales, as well as across the UK and globally.
You’ll work with people with lived experience of poverty to raise their voices in a safe, sensitive and effective way, while undertaking effective partnership working and delivering impactful supporter communications, particularly via social media.
What we are looking for
Our Media and Communications Adviser covering Scotland and Wales – or a combination of part-time post-holders covering each nation – will have strong experience of media relations with a track record of devising and implementing effective communications strategies, particularly in support of influencing objectives.
You will have excellent, accurate and impactful writing skills for a range of audiences and an ability to work effectively under deadline pressure while managing your workload with minimal supervision. You will be flexible, proactive and capable of exercising sound independent judgement. You will have a robust understanding of Scottish, Welsh and UK political contexts, and how they interact, as well as strong experience of impactful website and social media management.
You’ll underpin this rich skill set with a passion for, and knowledge of, domestic and international poverty issues and an understanding of gender and diversity.
Please note: this role is currently performed by a single post-holder covering Scotland and Wales; however, we also welcome applications from candidates who would prefer to perform the role on a part-time basis in relation to Scotland or Wales respectively. If this applies to your application, please make this clear within your covering letter.
This role will give you the opportunity to work as part of small and agile teams in Scotland and Wales with a substantial track record of achieving change. This is a role where no two days are the same. Your media and supporter communications will directly support Oxfam’s advocacy, fundraising and brand priorities in both nations.
You will have a substantial chance to help shape Oxfam’s public profile while working alongside passionate and skilled colleagues across the UK and globally on issues that really matter to people’s lives.
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against each of the essential criteria in the job profile.
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
Mae Oxfam yn fudiad byd-eang o bobl sy'n cydweithio i roi diwedd ar anghyfiawnder tlodi.
A oes gennych hanes amlwg o sicrhau sylw effeithiol gan y cyfryngau i gefnogi'r gwaith o ddylanwadu ar amcanion?
A oes gennych hefyd brofiad o gyfathrebu â'r cyhoedd ar-lein mewn modd dengar a diddorol?
Ac a ydych yn teimlo'n angerddol ynghylch cynorthwyo pobl i rannu eu straeon, yn eu ffyrdd eu hunain?
Os felly, hoffem glywed gennych ar gyfer y rôl Cynghorydd y Cyfryngau a Chyfathrebu.
Mae Oxfam yn chwilio am Gynghorydd y Cyfryngau a Chyfathrebu i greu a darparu allbwn rhagweithiol ac ymatebol o ran y cyfryngau yn yr Alban a Chymru. Bydd deiliad y swydd, neu gyfuniad o ddeiliaid swyddi rhan-amser i ymdrin â phob gwlad, yn sicrhau sylw yn ymwneud â dwy Her Fyd-eang Oxfam, sef cyfiawnder hinsawdd a gweithredu i werthfawrogi a gwobrwyo'n well y rolau a wneir mewn modd anghymesur gan fenywod, yn ogystal â gwaith Oxfam mewn cyd-destunau bregus a dyngarol.
Bydd deiliad y swydd hefyd yn darparu gwaith rhagweithiol ac ymatebol o ran y cyfryngau i gefnogi brand ac amcanion codi arian Oxfam. Bydd hyn yn golygu cynnal perthnasoedd strategol â'r cyfryngau cenedlaethol a rhanbarthol wrth gysylltu'n agos â chyd-weithwyr yn yr Alban a Chymru, yn ogystal â ledled y DU ac yn fyd-eang. Byddwch yn gweithio gyda phobl sydd â phrofiad uniongyrchol o dlodi i godi eu lleisiau mewn modd diogel a sensitif sy'n dwyn ffrwyth, wrth weithio'n effeithiol mewn partneriaeth a chyfathrebu â chefnogwyr mewn modd effeithiol, yn enwedig trwy'r cyfryngau cymdeithasol.
Yr hyn yr ydym yn chwilio amdano:
Bydd gan ein Cynghorydd y Cyfryngau a Chyfathrebu, sy'n cwmpasu'r Alban a Chymru – neu gyfuniad o ddeiliaid swyddi rhan-amser i ymdrin â phob gwlad – brofiad cadarn o gysylltiadau â'r cyfryngau, ynghyd â hanes amlwg o lunio strategaethau cyfathrebu effeithiol a'u rhoi ar waith, yn enwedig o ran cefnogi'r gwaith o ddylanwadu ar amcanion. Bydd gennych sgiliau ysgrifennu rhagorol, cywir ac effeithiol ar gyfer ystod o gynulleidfaoedd, a'r gallu i weithio'n effeithiol dan bwysau terfynau amser, a hynny wrth reoli eich llwyth gwaith heb lawer o oruchwyliaeth. Byddwch yn hyblyg, yn rhagweithiol ac yn gallu arfer barn annibynnol a chadarn. Bydd gennych ddealltwriaeth gadarn o gyd-destunau gwleidyddol yr Alban, Cymru a'r DU, a'r modd y maent yn rhyngweithio, yn ogystal â phrofiad cryf o reoli gwefannau a'r cyfryngau cymdeithasol mewn modd effeithiol. Yn sail i'r set sgiliau werthfawr hon, byddwch yn teimlo'n angerddol am faterion yn ymwneud â thlodi domestig a rhyngwladol, ac yn meddu ar wybodaeth amdanynt, ynghyd a dealltwriaeth o rywedd ac amrywiaeth.
Noder: mae'r rôl hon yn cael ei chyflawni ar hyn o bryd gan un deiliad swydd sy'n cwmpasu Cymru a'r Alban; fodd bynnag, rydym hefyd yn croesawu ceisiadau gan ymgeiswyr y byddai'n well ganddynt gyflawni'r rôl yn rhan-amser mewn perthynas â Chymru neu'r Alban. Os yw hyn yn berthnasol i'ch cais, gwnewch hyn yn glir yn eich llythyr eglurhaol.
Yr hyn yr ydym yn ei gynnig:
Bydd y rôl hon yn rhoi cyfle i chi weithio mewn timau bach ac ystwyth yn yr Alban a Chymru sydd â hanes sylweddol o gyflawni newid. Mae hon yn rôl lle na fydd unrhyw ddeuddydd yr un fath. Bydd eich gwaith o gyfathrebu â'r cyfryngau a chefnogwyr yn cynnal blaenoriaethau eiriolaeth, codi arian a brand Oxfam yn uniongyrchol yn y ddwy wlad. Bydd gennych gyfle sylweddol i helpu i lywio proffil cyhoeddus Oxfam wrth weithio ochr yn ochr â chyd-weithwyr angerddol a medrus ledled y DU ac yn fyd-eang ar faterion sy'n wirioneddol bwysig i fywydau pobl.
Ein gwerthoedd a'n hymrwymiad i ddiogelu:
Mae Oxfam yn ymrwymedig i atal unrhyw fath o ymddygiad dieisiau yn y gwaith, gan gynnwys aflonyddwch, ecsbloetio a chamdriniaeth rywiol, diffyg didwylledd a chamymddygiad ariannol; ac yn ymrwymedig i hybu lles plant, pobl ifanc ac oedolion a buddiolwyr y mae Oxfam GB yn ymwneud â nhw. Mae Oxfam yn disgwyl i’r holl staff a gwirfoddolwyr rannu’r ymrwymiad hwn trwy ddilyn ein cod ymddygiad. Un o’n blaenoriaethau pwysicaf yw sicrhau mai dim ond y rheiny sy’n rhannu ac yn amlygu ein gwerthoedd sy’n cael eu recriwtio i weithio i ni.
Bydd deiliad y swydd yn ymgymryd â'r lefel briodol o hyfforddiant, ac yn gyfrifol am sicrhau ei fod yn deall polisïau diogelu y sefydliad ac yn gweithio'n unol â nhw.
Bydd pob swydd yn cael ei chynnig yn amodol ar eirdaon boddhaol ac archwiliadau sgrinio priodol, a allai gynnwys gwirio cofnodion troseddol a chyllid sy’n ymwneud â therfysgaeth. Mae Oxfam GB hefyd yn cymryd rhan yn y Cynllun Rhyngasiantaethol i Ddatgelu Camymddygiad. Yn unol â'r Cynllun hwn, byddwn yn gwneud cais am wybodaeth gan gyflogwyr blaenorol yr ymgeiswyr ynghylch unrhyw ganfyddiadau o ecsbloetio rhywiol, camdriniaeth rywiol a/neu aflonyddwch rhywiol yn ystod eu cyflogaeth, neu achosion a oedd yn destun ymchwiliad pan adawodd yr ymgeisydd ei swydd. Wrth gyflwyno cais, mae'r ymgeisydd am y swydd yn cadarnhau ei fod yn deall y gweithdrefnau recriwtio hyn.
Rydym yn ymrwymedig i sicrhau cydraddoldeb o ran amrywiaeth a rhywedd yn ein sefydliad, ac yn annog ymgeiswyr o gefndiroedd amrywiol i wneud cais.
Yn rhan o'ch cais ar-lein, lanlwythwch eich CV diweddaraf a llythyr eglurhaol sy'n esbonio eich addasrwydd yn unol â phob un o’r meini prawf hanfodol yn y proffil swydd.
Gwybodaeth Amdanom Ni
Mae Oxfam yn gymuned fyd-eang sy'n credu nad yw tlodi'n anochel. Mae'n anghyfiawnder y gellir ei oresgyn. Rydym yn wirfoddolwyr mewn siopau, yn weithredwyr dros hawliau menywod, yn rhedwyr marathonau, yn weithwyr cymorth, yn ffermwyr coffi, yn bobl sy'n codi arian ar y stryd, yn fugeiliaid geifr, yn arbenigwyr polisi, yn ymgyrchwyr, yn beirianwyr dŵr a rhagor. Ac ni fyddwn yn rhoi'r gorau iddi nes y bydd pawb yn gallu byw bywyd heb dlodi am byth.
Mae Oxfam GB yn aelod o gydffederasiwn rhyngwladol o 19 o sefydliadau sy'n cydweithio â phartneriaid a chymunedau lleol ym maes dyngarwch, datblygu ac ymgyrchu, a hynny mewn dros 90 o wledydd.
A thriving diverse Oxfam:
It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.
To do that:
- We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
- We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
- We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.
Application Deadline: Wednesday 9th February
We’re recruiting for a new Development Officer for Scotland to join our team! CTA’s mission is to champion, connect, support and grow a thriving community transport movement across all parts of the UK. Community transport operators have a great story to tell and it is CTA’s job to help them tell it and to support them to develop excellent services that can transform lives and communities. We champion, connect, support and grow a thriving community transport movement across all parts of the UK.
Our work in Scotland is integral to this. We have around 160 members and many other stakeholders across Scotland that all help to provide accessible and inclusive transport solutions in their community. We work closely with, and receive funding from, the Scottish Government to develop and deliver important work across Scotland.
CTA is funded by the Scottish Government to provide leadership and support community transport operators and other charities and community groups that organise transport for their service users to help them participate in the activities they lead. Working with our team in Scotland you will develop our support programmes and look for opportunities to make a difference on behalf of the people and communities who need transport that is accessible and inclusive, so everything else in life can be accessible and inclusive too.
If you like the sound of this opportunity and have the credentials and self-confidence to rise to it, then we’d love to hear from you. Come and join us and be part of something brilliant!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.