Foundation Scotland

Communities Team Administrator

Salary: £23,845

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Edinburgh

Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that provides funding to charities, social enterprises and community organisations. We do this on behalf of over 400 individuals, charitable trusts and companies.

With staff located across Scotland, our Communities Team enables and empowers communities to devise and implement their own funding strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably onshore wind farms.  We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches.

We are looking for a well organised, adaptable and motivated Administrator to join our national Communities team. The team is comprised of three regional teams covering North, Central and South Scotland. Working closely with the Head of Communities the post will help ensure consistency in systems across the three regional teams alongside providing bespoke grant-making and fund management administration to the Central and North Teams.

You will be the first point of contact for grant application enquiries and implement a high volume of grant-making administration, working routinely with Salesforce and supporting ongoing systems innovation and development.   In addition you will coordinate a team of External Assessors alongside maintaining oversight of the year round schedule of grant-making and Fund distribution work across a growing national portfolio.

If you have excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills, experience in grant-making and can work proficiently and with attention to detail – we’re keen to hear from you.

The post is based in our Edinburgh office. 

Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system. 

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to gillian@gravitatehr.co.ukdemonstrating your fit to the role profile and person specification.  Please state where you saw this advert in your covering letter.

  • Closing date for applications: Thursday 24 October 2019
  • Interviews are expected to take place: in Edinburgh on 30  and 31 October 2019

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