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Job: Development Manager (Individual Giving & Legacies)

National Museums Scotland are seeking a Development Manager to join their highly successful Development team. You will help to ensure long-term fundraising success for National Museums Scotland. Fixed Term until April 2020. By increasing income from individual giving and legacies, a strategic priority for the organisation, you will have the support from the Development Officer, and will manage the Patrons programme, fundraising appeals, legacies and other individual giving initiatives. You will also ensure a high standard of stewardship is provided to National Museums Scotland’s supporters. Educated to degree level or equivalent, you must have extensive knowledge of fundraising theory and practice, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. You should also have knowledge of Legacy and Annual Giving or Appeals programmes, and experience of using Raiser’s Edge or another relational database. You should be able to demonstrate understanding of tax issues related to philanthropy and knowledge of data protection legislation. You should have an interest in the culture sector and be motivated by the work of National Museums Scotland. This post is Fixed Term until April 2020 (depending on the date of appointment). For more information on this Job please follow the link below: >>>

Posted 13 days ago
By National Museums Scotland

Job: Assistant PR Manager [ UK & Ireland ]

VisitScotland are looking for an Assistant PR Manager, UK & Ireland to implement ambitious, high profile PR campaigns and a year-round programme of PR activity designed to engage UK consumer audiences. Success for the Consumer PR team depends upon our ability to connect an excellent understanding of market insights with strong working relationships with national media and global digital influencers in order to generate impactful media coverage that effectively engages key consumer groups. The post-holder will support the PR Manager in devising high profile successful PR campaigns in the UK, by leading on strategic high-risk PR projects – setting targets, devising and implementing campaigns, PR stunts, events and monitoring results. Managing proactive and reactive press office function for UK & Ireland, the post-holder will have responsibility for proactively developing relationships with key English and national media, and key digital influencers. Knowledge/Skills and Experience: - Graduate calibre with proven experience of working in a PR team (in house or agency) is essential - Experience of running successful PR campaigns, of working with UK national media and working on online media campaigns - Strong network of relationships with UK media and knowledge of UK media landscape - Excellent ability to develop a news angle and first rate writing skills - A creative flair and keen eye for detail - Excellent knowledge of Scotland the destination - Experience of working with PR agencies - Experience of working with London-based media and online outlets - Project management & budgetary skills - Excellent networking skills and the ability to persuade and influence media to pick up VisitScotland PR stories/campaign hooks - Strong time management skills - Works well under pressure and in fast-paced news environment - Media trained (preferable) VisitScotland actively promotes the Gaelic language and an interest in the language or possession of Gaelic Language skills would be considered a desirable attribute in any prospective employee. For further information, please contact or follow the link below >>>

Posted 8 days ago
By VisitScotland

Salary £25,681 - £26,319
Deadline 22 February 2018

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Job: Cultural Adviser

EDINBURGH SHORELINE PROJECT: CULTURAL ADVISER STATEMENT OF REQUIREMENTS The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is seeking quotes for the provision of a Cultural Advisor to a Heritage Lottery Funded project on Edinburgh’s shoreline. The Cultural Advisor will co-produce exhibition materials that tell a story of ecological and social change; they will inspire and engage local communities along Edinburgh’s shoreline with themes of natural history and cultural heritage, aiming to provoke conservations around the past, present and future of Edinburgh’s coastal fringe and its ecological and social resilience. The specific requirements are as follows: 1. Engage with up to six local communities and two schools to help realise community perspectives on and aspirations for Edinburgh’s shoreline, and help deliver these as materials for the exhibition; 2. Commission appropriate artists and others who may be able to assist in translating community perspectives/aspirations into exhibition materials. The materials will be displayed in a summer exhibition at RBGE (July-September 2018) and thereafter will tour venues along the Edinburgh shoreline. Key audiences include: 1. Family and adult visitors from the shoreline communities; 2. Family and adult visitors from Edinburgh, Scotland, the rest of UK and internationally; 3. Primary and Secondary school groups. The Cultural Advisor will work collaboratively with RBGE’s Exhibition Team, and will be supported by a Shoreline Project Manager and Project Steering Group. Quotes for the provision of Cultural Advisor should be to a maximum budget of £10,000, with an additional £7500 available for commissioning. The supplier will be required to submit monthly timesheets with details of tasks completed, milestones achieved, hour’s worked and total cost. We anticipate a start-date of late-March, and an end-date no sooner the exhibition launch in early-July and ideally including support for the transition from RBGE to community venues from end-September. In your quote, please include a statement of the following: 1. Two relevant case studies confirming your experience of delivering similar projects; 2. Describe your understanding of the requirements, confirming how you will approach the co-production of exhibition materials with communities, the timescales, key milestones, and enhanced visitor experience through commissioned support; 3. Describe the relevant skills and experience of the staff who will be engaged in the work, and their roles and responsibilities within this project. Enquiries should be sent to: Charlotte Johnson, Shoreline Project Manager at Quotes should be sent to the HR team at by 5thMarch 2018, no later than 5pm. Selection will be by interview.

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By Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Salary 10000
Deadline 05 March 2018

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