One of the main reasons for Inspiring Scotland‚Äôs success is its people, who have been attracted from roles across the private, public and third sectors by the opportunity to make a difference and work for an organisation that is forward thinking, and people focused.
We are recruiting for a Director of Funds to lead and support the fund teams to deliver maximum value to the charities they support, sharing evidence and best practice across the organisation and wider network whilst identifying opportunities to influence social change.
Demonstrating a strong commitment to Inspiring Scotland‚Äôs mission, vision, and values, the successful candidate will be an inspirational and ambitious leader with a proven track record of strategic management and relevant experience of business development and securing funding and investment.
A proactive self-starter able to manage multiple priorities and make sound decisions using initiative, you must also be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and effectively network and influence at a senior level.
We believe that providing job satisfaction and a work-life balance for our staff is the right thing to do. This has been recognised through winning numerous industry awards including the Institute of Directors Award for Family Friendly and Flexible Working and Scotland and the UK‚Äôs most Family Friendly Third Sector Employer.
Find out more about Inspiring Scotland’s values and the way we create a positive and flexible working environment where the resources, talent and skills of all employees are maximised.¬†
An award of ¬£450,000 from The Robertson Trust will enable Inspiring Scotland to expand intandem, the national mentoring programme for children and young people looked after at home, to include 8-14 year olds living in kinship care arrangements across Scotland. intandem recognises that young people looked after while living at home can experience challenging circumstances.Read More
The new Outdoor Community Play Fund was announced by Children’s Minister, Clare Haughey on Tuesday 12th April 2022.¬† This funding will support charities¬†providing outdoor community play opportunities for children and families experiencing disadvantage, as defined by SIMD. Up to ¬£15,000 can be applied for by registered Scottish charities meeting the criteria. Funded by Scottish Government,Read More
Social media can be a fantastic resource for charities in particular when communicating your cause and key messages. The world of communications has shifted quite dramatically over the last 2 years due to the pandemic and this is where the importance of social media comes in! We asked Amy part of Inspiring Scotland’s CommunicationsRead More