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We are recruiting for an Events and Partnerships Officer to join us on a three year FTC to support income generation for the development of Our Inclusive Community Project (OICP), a new community for disabled ...

We are recruiting for an Events and Partnerships Officer to join us on a three year FTC to support income generation for the development of Our Inclusive Community Project (OICP), a new community for disabled people in Perth. You will be involved in fundraising by developing partnerships with corporate organisations and community groups. You will lead our special events, including concerts, balls, and golf days, and third-party events, which support the fundraising appeal for OICP.

The OICP is a new community in Perth which will offer industry-leading support and state of the art accommodation for disabled people. This is a chance to support what will be an incredible community, and to have a genuinely positive impact which will be valued for years to come. Find out more about the project here –

At Capability Scotland we understand the need for a positive work life balance, and support our employees to achieve this through flexible and hybrid working where possible.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing a portfolio of community and corporate partnerships, as well as securing new partnerships
  • Developing a calendar of events with the support of the Fundraising and Communications Manager
  • Taking responsibility of the management, planning, and delivery of events
  • Managing our fundraising database (Raisers Edge) and leveraging information from the database to enhance income generation opportunities
  • Monitoring and evaluating the success of partnerships and events, providing accurate reporting to internal stakeholders where required

Requirements for this role:

  • Demonstrable experience of securing funding from community and corporate partnerships
  • Experience in planning and managing events
  • Well-developed presentation and communication skills, with the confidence to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • A target driven nature, with experience of working to financial KPIs
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, and the ability to use or learn to use CRM databases – Raisers Edge experience is beneficial but not essential
  • A commitment to our values - to be kind, inclusive, open and honest, aspirational, and creative

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary of £29,535.75
  • 32 days' holidays per year, increasing to 37 with service
  • Free PVG/Disclosure checks throughout your employment
  • Up to 8% company contribution pension scheme
  • Up to 3 x annual salary death in service
  • Perks at Work – shopping discount scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 24/7 employee assistance
  • Working for us means you would qualify for Blue Light & Concert for Carer discounts

We are One Voice, One Charity, One Spirit, #OneCapability. 

What you need to know

Hours:                37 hours per week – Fixed Term until Sept 2026

Location:        Edinburgh/Perth/Hybrid

Closing date:    12 July 2024

We reserve the right to close or extend this vacancy dependent on the number of applications. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Applying to Capability Scotland

Applying to join Capability Scotland is easy. At the bottom of this advert, you can submit your CV and a covering letter directly to the hiring manager. You’ll then hear from us within three weeks of the noted closing date. We’ll invite successful candidates to an interview so we can learn more about what makes each other tick, in a safe and secure way.

You can keep a track of your application in your profile management settings.

A full job description of this role is available by clicking here: Events and Partnerships Officer Job Des. June 2024

For more information on this role, you can contact Ailsa.Wallace@Capability.Scot using reference CS300602

General Information 

Capability Scotland is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment. We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance. We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone. 

A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, we advise that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and for taking the time to apply to work with us.

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