Membership Researcher for Scottish League of Credit Unions


Location: off-site / home-based 
£8.75 per hour  
Part-Time for 12 weeks 
Closing date: 30 January 2018, 12 noon 

About the Company 

The strength of the Scottish League of Credit Unions is in supporting community-focussed Credit Unions at whatever stage of development is deemed appropriate by the members of each Credit Union. We recognise and respect the different needs and aspirations of individual Credit Unions and we do not seek to impose any particular model or developmental path. 
Our core purpose is to ensure that our member Credit Unions become and remain: Compliant → Sustainable → Ethical 
We do this by focusing on the key themes of: 
•Education through on-site & group training sessions using ready-made materials or bespoke solutions 
•Advice on legislative, regulatory, compliance and financial issues and considerations Networking by encouraging formal & informal contact between member CU’s, their volunteers and staff 
•Facilitation where member CU’s wish to co-ordinate or work together to achieve common goals 
•Representation to the Regulator, local, Scottish & UK Government, other CU organisations and the media 
•Promotion by developing branding & advertising material templates that can be customised by CU’s 

The Role 

Scottish League of Credit Unions is looking to hire a graduate intern as Membership Researcher to join their team. In this role you will: 
•Categorise and summarise the service offerings of the organisation 
•Present and describe them to our member organisations 
•Solicit and research the opinion of the member organisation(s) on the validity & usefulness of each service
•Record the collective opinions 
•Present your findings to the CEO. 
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and, although no specific discipline is required, research experience is essential. You will be confident with conducting research and have excellent communication skills. Well presented, you will have a friendly positive outgoing manner and be comfortable liaising with current members and promoting the benefits of membership to a potential audience. 
You should be confident and articulate in your written and spoken language. Excellent writing skills, grammar, and spelling are essential. 
You should have confident research skills and be able to process your findings into clearly collated reports. It is essential that you are a confident user of key office software, such as Office 365. 
You must be well-disciplined and be capable of undertaking a number of tasks and projects simultaneously. The ability to work autonomously and be mindful of reporting guidelines is essential. Previous experience of working from home would be highly desirable, but it is not essential.  
Closing date for applications is 30 January 2018, 12 noon. 
Please submit a CV and covering letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated. 
Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK. 


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