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We are currently recruiting for two posts: 

  • Life Changes Trust Communications and Digital Media Officer Part Time (0.6 FTE)
  • Life Changes Trust Funding Manager

Life Changes Trust Communications and Digital Media Officer Part Time (0.6 FTE)

Job Purpose

The Communications and Digital Media Officer will support the Communications and PR Manager, the Communications Officer and wider staff team in the delivery of effective Trust communications and public relations activities.

It is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or an ability and willingness to develop this. 

You will be very experienced in multiple comms disciplines, and have exemplary written and oral communication skills with an ability to engage with people in interactive and creative ways. 

You will be a diverse, experienced and dynamic communications professional, with the ability to multi-task and work efficiently, supporting multiple teams. Reporting to the Comms & PR manager you will work with the wider Trust team.  Please read the full job description before you apply (you can download this, below). 

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities include:

  • Increase public and stakeholder awareness of the work and impact of the Trust through digital and other channels.  This will include:
    • Creating content for the Trust’s website
    • Supporting content management of the Trust’s website 
    • Supporting an engaging social media presence, keeping abreast of new platforms
    • Supporting development and project management of Trust films
    • Supporting media engagement (writing media releases, communicating with journalists)
  • Develop and support digital communication resources for the Trust, including personal stories, quotes, images and audio visual content
  • Support production of Trust published information, including e-bulletins, reports and briefings

Download the full job description and person specification here

Application

To apply, please complete the application form, which you can download here, and send it with a covering letter, clearly explaining why you are suitable for the post, how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification, and particularly, why the role is of interest to you to: recruitment@lifechangestrust.org.uk 

Applications without a covering letter will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE:  22nd February 2019 at 4pm (interviews scheduled for the week of 4th March 2019, with a view to a starting date in April)

  • Salary: £22,533 - £26,826 per annum (pro rata)
  • Hours: 21 hours/week 
  • Notice Period: One month
  • Based: Glasgow (City Centre) with some travel in Scotland, including some overnight stays

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.


Life Changes Trust Funding Manager

Job Purpose

The main purpose of this job is to support high quality funding management processes and awards, while maintaining effective and supportive relationships with Trust Awardees.  You will work as part of the wider Trust team to ensure that funding management is well integrated with evaluation and influencing work.

Although you will work with the Care Experienced Young People programme in the first instance, you will be required to work across both programmes (Care Experienced Young People and Dementia).

Please read the full job description before you apply (you can download this, below). 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities include:

  • Work with Trust staff and the CEO to maintain and manage high quality Trust funding policies and procedures
  • Manage the Care Experienced Young People programme’s funding staff
  • Ensure that funding applications to the Care Experienced Young People Programme are well supported so that the Trust receives high quality applications
  • Manage assessment of funding applications for the Care Experienced Young People Programme and, where appropriate, People Affected by Dementia Programme, in line with agreed procedures
  • Carry out due diligence checks in relation to successful funding applicants
  • Draft clear and accurate Award Letters and ensure they are issued and returned in good time
  • Prepare reports with recommendations on funding applications for consideration by the Care Experienced Young People Committee and the Board, as appropriate
  • Manage funding awards for the Care Experienced Young People Programme, once agreed, ensuring effective communication with and support for funding recipients
  • Liaise with Care Experienced Young People Programme Awardees to ensure that monitoring and evaluation reports are submitted as required
  • Ensure funding data for the Care Experienced Young People Programme is recorded accurately and effectively on the Trust’s funding management system
  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation reports as required, and in liaison with other Trust staff, for consideration by the Programme Director, CEO and Trustees

Download the full job description and person specification here

Application

To apply, please complete the application form, which you can download here, and send it with a covering letter, clearly explaining why you are suitable for the post, how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification, and why the role is of interest to you to: recruitment@lifechangestrust.org.uk 

Applications without a covering letter will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE:  15th March 2019 at midnight (interviews scheduled for Friday 29th March 2019, with a view to a starting date asap)

  • Salary: £37,554 - £42,719
  • Hours: 35 hours/week 
  • Notice Period: Three months
  • Based: Glasgow (City Centre) with some travel in Scotland, including some overnight stays

Previous applicants need not re-apply

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.