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Full-time National Co-ordinator (Getting Alongside Communities)
Salary in the range of £36,360- £44,441 (dependent on experience)
Based in Edinburgh
We are looking for a passionate individual to lead the Getting Alongside Communities strand of the People in Place programme, ensuring it is on track, at pace and adequately resourced.
Getting Alongside Communities currently has nine locally-based Community Co-ordinators working in eight local authorities, each with responsibility to get alongside communities by listening, bringing people together, identifying shared priorities, and supporting local action.
The successful candidate will have significant experience of asset-based community development, collaborative working with a range of stakeholders at national and local level, and of effectively managing a geographically dispersed team.
They will also support the strategic development of People in Place by identifying learning, themes and opportunities emerging from our work alongside communities that can inform the development of place-based practice and policy.
We are looking for one full time worker 35 hours per week. The role is based in Edinburgh and includes regular travel across Central Scotland – with flexible working arrangements in place to support this.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 23rd October 2018. Interviews are scheduled to be held 8th November 2018 in Edinburgh. Applications to be sent to email@example.com
Head of External Relations (maternity cover for 7-8 month period, depending on start date)
Salary in the range of £46,460- £56,563 (dependent on experience)
Based in Edinburgh
We are looking for an experienced candidate with a strong commitment to our mission and values to take on a key role within Corra Foundation for around eight months. This person will work with colleagues and external partners to ensure high quality communications, events and policy activity, including:
- Development and delivery of a programme of engaging cross-sectoral events, including the Change Convention and a Parliamentary reception planned for Spring 2019.
- Oversight of all aspects of communications, including promotion of the Corra Foundation brand, launch of new website (currently in development), continued growth of social media and support for Corra Foundation teams.
- Contributing to development of Corra Foundation’s strategy for 2020 onwards.
The candidate will be part of the Senior Management Team and work closely with Trustees and will support the Policy and Events Officer.
If you are passionate about making a difference and can bring strong experience to the team we would love to hear from you.
For further information and to download an application form please visit https://www.corra.scot/join-the-team/ For an informal chat please contact Shelley Gray, Head of External Relations (firstname.lastname@example.org / 0131 444 4020).
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 1st November 2018. Interviews are scheduled to be held on 19th November in Edinburgh.
Corra Foundation is committed to its staff and offers a range of benefits. It is an accredited Living Wage employer and has achieved the bronze award as part of the Healthy Working Lives Award.