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Position Title –  Charity Co-ordinator                                                                         
Salary - £26,862 per annum


Thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Community Fund, we are looking to recruit a Charity Co-ordinator to manage the daily activities of the charity, deliver the agreed business plan, plan and organise the fundraising and events programmes, liaise with the board of directors, maintain relationships with partners and grow our current database and area coverage.

The successful applicant should have a strong track record in a leadership role, experience of managing volunteers and be competent in building strong working relationships with other charities, community groups and stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who is efficient and organised and has an understanding of the impact of disability on the lives of individuals, their family, carers and society as a whole.

The post is full time and subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

To request an application form or for more information about this post please email

Closing date 5pm on 16th March 2020



Purpose of the role

To manage the daily activities of the charity, including general administration, the fundraising and events programmes, ensuring BDG services are accessible, research duties to keep databases current and maintaining relationships with partners.

Specific duties and responsibilities

   Administration, marketing, communication and day to day running of the charity.

  • Be responsible for delivering the agreed business plan.

  • Provide administrative support to BDG and board of directors.

  • Ensure the charity operates in accordance with its governing documents.

  • Manage and devise strategies to engage support services and grow the BDG database.

  • Compile, edit, print and distribute the monthly newsletters to public outlets to ensure individuals with no access to internet have up to date information on services available.

  • Ensuring that all charity social media accounts are managed and updated throughout the day. This includes Facebook page, Facebook group, Instagram and Twitter account.

  • Organise and manage steering group and community meetings as and when required.

  • Undertake any other duties as required by the charity. 

  • Research and growing the charity

  • Identify support groups, activities and services in the local and surrounding area.

  • Hold meetings with and maintain relationships with partners, support services and charities.

  • Attend training events and open days to gather further information and knowledge regarding disability and supports available. 

  • Event management and representation of the charity

  • Research, identify and develop new fundraising opportunities and areas of potential support.

  • Represent the charity at open days and events to raise awareness of the charity and its work. This involves travel across the West of Scotland.

  • Plan, organise and manage large scale open days and event/information days.

  • Plan, organise and host fundraising events ranging from bag packing to sponsored walks to charity balls/functions.

  • Ensuring that all fundraising events and open days are accessible to all.

  • Coordination of volunteers

  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers

  • Organise and delegate workload for volunteers


Offer regular supervision to staff and long term volunteers

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