Location: Dunoon / Helensburgh
£8.75 per hour
Full-time for 12 weeks
Closing date: 29 June 2018, 12 noon
**Please do not delay applying for this role as Argyll and Bute TSI will start the selection process as soon as it receives applications from candidates that appear to have the right potential for the role. **
About the Organisation
The Third Sector Interface (TSI) gives support to voluntary and community groups, including social enterprises, in Argyll and Bute. The estimated population of Argyll and Bute is 88,000 and it is Scotland’s second largest council authority in Scotland covering approximately 2700 sq. miles which includes mainland and islands.
The TSI’s role is to ensure that Argyll and Bute’s Third Sector thrives and continues to be an active part of the region’s economy, employment, and social outcomes. TSI’s are independent of the council or government, but work towards commonly agreed standards, services, and outcomes.
As Social Enterprise Project Manager you will be researching and developing a social enterprise strategic plan. You will be working closely with, and report to, the Argyll and Bute TSI’s CEO.
The role will be primarily based in Dunoon or Helensburgh, but it is possible to work flexibly from home for some of the time. The role also includes frequent travel across Argyll to conduct research.
As part of this role you will:
• Carry out desk research into the Social Enterprise sector in Scotland
• Map strategic objectives of statutory sector partners in Argyll and Bute
• Carry out interviews with external stakeholders
• Develop an options appraisal
• Draft a final report
This role would suit a final year student or graduate with a strong interest in, and knowledge of Social Enterprise in Scotland. You must enjoy desk and field research and be good at structuring your work and writing reports.
The following skills are central to this role:
• Knowledge of, and interest in, policy, social enterprise, and the third sector
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• The ability to structure and write clear and thorough reports
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• Ability to take ownership of your work and to work on your own initiative
• Ability to manage your schedule and workload effectively
• Ability to work to deadlines
A full driving licence and use of a car is essential as the role is subject to travel across Argyll.
Closing date for applications is 29 June 2018, 12 noon.
**Please do not delay applying for this role as Argyll and Bute TSI will start the selection process as soon as it receives applications from candidates that appear to have the right potential for the role.**
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.
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