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Working for, or volunteering with the Iona Community is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. We have around twenty permanent members of staff based on the mainland. About 15 of our team are resident on Iona or at Camas.
Iona Community Executive Director
Salary: £43,454 (under review)
Location: Home-based. Must be available for regular meetings in our mainland office in Glasgow, and for occasional travel to our island’s centres on Mull and Iona.
Full-time: 35 hours/week
Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday 15th August 2022
Interviews: Monday 12th September 2022
The Executive Director will be someone who embraces the values and outlook of the Iona Community as a whole, including seeking justice and peace, and caring for the environment. The key objectives of the Executive Director are as follows:
- To work collaboratively with the Leader in developing the strategic vision and direction of the Community’s work and witness. In particular, they will develop and implement its strategic objectives.
- To develop the business potential of the Community and provide strategic planning for its commercial activities; assist the Council of the Community in fulfilling its governance duties; lead, manage and support staff; deliver measurable outcomes.
The successful candidate should have an understanding of and sympathy with the values and outlook of the Iona Community; substantial senior management experience; thorough knowledge and experience of financial direction and planning; and the ability to think and plan strategically.
For Job Description, including the person specification, visit here
For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact either Ruth Harvey, Leader on 07377 185 414 or Martin Scott, Convener of Council on 07856 165 820.
To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter indicating how you fulfil the person specification, to ICRecruitment@iona.org.uk
Due to the nature of this role, applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.
Salary: £21,387 starting salary, grade C (under review)
Location: Home working but with regular working days in Glasgow
Full-time: 35 hours/week
Closing date for applications: EXTENDED TO 9am (UTC+1), Monday 1tth August
Interviews: in Glasgow on 23rd August (provisional date)
Are you looking for a new challenge in a membership environment? Are you a skilled administrator who enjoys variety? We are looking for a Membership Administrator to join our Administration Team in Glasgow.
The Admin Team supports the life of the Community as a whole, with administrators having specific focus on areas of work, but working together and providing cover for each other.
The holder of this membership facing role will be responsible for providing excellent level of service to our membership, including ensuring that all membership information is accurately recorded and communicating, and supporting the work of our Community Life Committee.
This role is homebased but with regular working days in the Glasgow office.
This post is offered on a permanent basis.
You will have 37 days holiday per year.
We are looking for someone who can start working with us immediately.
All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage or civil partnership are encouraged to apply for vacancies.
Due to the nature of this work, applicants must already have the right to work in the UK
All applications must be on the Community’s application form. (CVs will not be accepted for the role of Membership Administrator.)
Completed applications forms should be returned to ICRecruitment@iona.org.uk
Volunteering on Iona
Do you have what it takes to volunteer on Iona?
We have opportunities for volunteering on Iona from September 20202.
Klara Doering reflects on her time volunteering at Iona Abbey.
Become an Iona Community trustee
Could you bring expertise and energy to the Iona Community Council?
Apply to join our dynamic, motivated Council who are integral to working with the leadership and staff in shaping and delivering the vision and values of the Iona Community, Membership of the Council can be for one or two four-year terms, with members rotating off after a maximum of eight years’ service.
Find out more about becoming an Iona Community Trustee
The Iona Community welcomes applications from everyone committed to its purposes regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability. As those from minority racial or ethnic groups, of female gender and younger people are currently under-represented on the Council, applications from those individuals would be particularly encouraged. All appointments will be made on merit, following a fair and transparent process. In line with the Equality Act 2010, however, the Iona Community may employ positive action where candidates from underrepresented groups can demonstrate their ability to perform the role equally well.
Applications should be received by 24.00 (GMT) on 31st August 2022.
For an information pack and application form please contact: CompSec@iona.org.uk