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Community Fund Co-ordinator Vacancy (two posts)

We have two exciting opportunities for two well organised and motivated individuals to join our Communities Team, co-ordinating a portfolio of community benefit funds in North-East Scotland, Argyll & Bute and Central Scotland. 

One post will cover parts of Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Argyll & Bute and Moray, and the other covers several local authority areas across the Central region. Both posts are home-based. 

  • Hours: Part-time, 28 hours per week (permanent)
  • Salary: £32,921 (pro-rata, based on 35 hours per week)
  • Holiday entitlement: 35 days (incl.10 public holidays) pro-rata

About the role

The Communities Team distributes place-based funds coming from a range of sources, notably onshore and offshore wind farms.  We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches to fund strategy and distribution.

The key responsibilities of this role include supporting volunteer Advisory Panels, coordinating grant-making and other fund management activity, and engaging communities in maximising fund opportunities and impact. Click on the document below to view or download a detailed role profile and personal specification.

If you have excellent communication skills, practical experience in grantmaking, community facilitation and capacity building, then we’re keen to hear from you. Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits, including a Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.  

How to apply

Please email a completed equality & diversity form, your CV and a cover letter to demonstrating your fit to the role profile and person specification.  Please also tell us where you saw this advert in your covering letter.

  • Closing date: Thursday 5th August 2021
  • Interview date: Thursday 12th  August 2021 via Zoom