Community & Events Officer


Community & Events Officer

£28,006 – £31,050 (CS101).

CrossReach, Brunstane, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 11 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 23-06-2024 (In 3 days)

job Ref: 18818-002168

Full Job Description

At CrossReach, we offer a range of different services for older people, adults and children, enhancing, changing and saving lives every day. To do this, we rely on funding from various sources, and it is paramount that we secure this to be able to keep offering our highly regarded services.

We are thrilled to grow and develop our Fundraising and Engagement team to help us develop our Fundraising offering, build lasting relationships and achieve our ambitious targets. This is an exciting time to join us as we not only grow but also have the opportunity to be creative, create lasting impact and take ownership of an area with huge potential.

As we grow our Fundraising team, we are excited to recruit for the position of Community and Events Officer. This will involve the recruitment and retention of community groups, local corporates, challenge event and DIY fundraisers, special events programme and grow our social media presence to help CrossReach achieve its ambitious targets.

This is a full-time position and will involve both working from home and also from our Head Office, Charis House at Milton Road East. We operate a flexitime system Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:30am 6:30pm (with core hours between 10am-4pm). Some flexibility will be required on occasion, should and event fall out with these hours.

The successful applicant can trust CrossReach to nurture their talents, train you to do your job as well as you can and help you reach your full potential.

We also offer you a range of benefits that you would expect from an organisation that support others.

Firstly, there is access to a wide range of exclusive retail and leisure discounts through our rewards scheme and the Blue Light Discount card. We also ensure that your future and that of your loved ones is secured with a generous contributory pension plan and death in service benefit. Balancing work and family are made easier with our suite of enhanced family friendly policies and your health and wellness are prioritised with access to our health cash plan, giving you cash back for a wide range of health treatments. We even have access to a care concierge service to assist you with life's challenges, providing invaluable support when you need it most.

But we also know that your training and development is important to you, and we are keen to support you in making the right steps to learn, grow and develop in ways that are right for you.

As we do our work in Christ’s name the job you have applied for requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos. This is an Occupational Requirement under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

We have a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by UK Visas and Immigrations. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category

Please note: We reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.