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Community Services Coordinator with London Scottish House

Location: Westminster, London
£25,000 – £29,000 per annum
Full time (35 hours per week, normally 9-5) based in the office with negotiation on remote working
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: 13 April 2021

About the Company

“London Scottish House is a key part of the local Community in London as well as acting as an important link connecting Scotland to the Capital. They bring people together around a shared heritage and invite the wider London community to explore Scotland’s unique history and culture. 

London Scottish House is operated by London Scottish Volunteer Enterprises Ltd as a social enterprise on behalf of its owning charity the London Scottish Regimental Trusts. They offer office services, hospitality and cultural programmes for business and charity start-ups, as well as being a community and heritage centre for Scots in London.” 

Learn more London Scottish house here

The Role

London Scottish House is seeking a proactive and self-motivated individual to be responsible for driving the community services workstream. The role requires a combination of skills and experience including sales, creative flair, successful event organisation, and a knowledge of e-commerce and social media. The role demands commercial acumen. The individual will also have a balance of revenue generation experience; practical financial rigour; and a strong customer service focus. 

This unusual and exciting portfolio embraces five activity lines: 

  • Outdoor event organisation including sports. 
  • Online retail of artisanal and craft merchandise. 
  • Production of digital content for our online platforms. 
  • Operating creative arts and culture club. 
  • Community event organisation and sales.

Requirements

London Scottish House is looking for a bright, confident, creative, flexible and friendly individual with a qualification or experience relevant to this work. London Scottish House is a charity owned social enterprise that provides a community hub for Scotland in London. Therefore, someone of Scottish heritage or who has an affinity with Scottish culture and identity would be at home with their charitable purpose and operations; however, this is not essential.  

You should be able to demonstrate the following: 

Essential Skills 

  • Demonstrable sales or operational experience in the outdoor event and/or ecommerce sectors. 
  • A competent and confident organiser and administrator with excellent relationship skills. 
  • Familiar with content production and distribution on social media platforms in either professional or personal capacity. 
  • Numerate with substantial financial acumen. 
  • Highly motivated and able to work under pressure. 
  • An ability to apply initiative and to work within a mission-oriented environment. 
  • Passion for accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • A high degree of personal integrity. 
  • Excellent time management. 
  • Able to work within a small, highly professional and multi-disciplinary team. 

Desirable Skills

  • A knowledge of, or interest in, Scottish heritage and culture would be a distinct advantage but is not a requirement of the role. 
  • A strong orientation toward the natural environment and outdoor pursuits will be beneficial. 
  • A willingness to travel to engage with trade suppliers, landowners, cultural organisations, and senior figures in the business, political and public sectors would benefit the successful performance of the role

Personal Attributes

  • Creative individual who can take the initiative from their ideas and run with it to completion 
  • Highly motivated and able to work under pressure. 
  • An ability to apply initiative and to work within a mission-oriented environment. 
  • Excellent organisational skills. 
  • Passion for accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • A high degree of personal integrity and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent time management. 
  • Able to work within a small, highly professional and multi-disciplinary team. 

Application

Closing date for applications is 13 April 2021, 12 noon. 

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the AAI Employability online application form on our website.

Examples of what we expect in an application can be found HERE

All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.

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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