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Community Development Manager

Variable hours per week • salary £18,000.

The North Ronaldsay Trust (NRT) is looking to appoint a Community Development Manager (CDM), to take over from the current CDM. The CDM position is to support the NRT in taking forward specific community projects. This post will start at 10 hours per week, increasing to 17.5 hours over the first three months. The position is due to run to March, 2022.

This role will include promoting projects, identified by the North Ronaldsay Trust and the local community, which develop the use of assets or provide services which have the potential to generate income, in accordance with priorities identified in the Island Development Plan. This role will also involve identifying and sourcing funding for potential projects, including funding for the CDM role post-March, 2022.

The successful applicant will be flexible, computer literate, have excellent communication skills and preferably have experience in project management. You will have a strong interest in the community of North Ronaldsay and will have the ability to use your own initiative. It would be preferred if the candidate lived in North Ronaldsay.

Application packs are available by emailing enquiries@vaorkney.org.uk (CVs not accepted).

If you would like further information on the role, please contact Rosalind Aitken: rosalind.aitken@vaorkney.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday, 6th March. Interviews will be held in the week of 15th March. The successful candidate would be expected to commence the role from April, 2021.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

NRT is a company limited by guarantee, Registered in Scotland, Company Number SC211065. A Scottish Charity, Charity number SCO50545.

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