We are Wasps, Scotland’s studio specialists. Home to Scotland’s biggest cultural community, we develop redundant, historic buildings into beautiful facilities for artists and creative businesses, regenerating communities across Scotland.
Wasps is currently redeveloping the Category B Listed ‘Midmills’ Building in Inverness to create the Highlands first major creative hub. A number of private and public sector partners have already pledged significant funds to help Wasps deliver this project.
About the Fundraising Assistant Post
Wasps is now seeking a friendly, organised, and motivated Fundraising Assistant to work with the team and engage Wasps’ supporters to secure the remaining £500,000 required to complete the final phase of this transformational Arts and Heritage project in the Highlands.
This is a part time (2 days/14 hours per week) 12 month fixed term post, made possible by support from The Architectural Heritage Fund. The post can be based in Glasgow or Inverness.
Please download the Job Information Pack from the side bar on the right for full Job Description and Person Specification, providing more details on the responsibilities and requirements of the role. More information on Wasps and the Inverness Creative Academy project can be found on pages 5 and 6 of this pack.
Hours of Work
The normal hours of work for a full time position are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00. Part time hours can be arranged based on the candidate’s preference in line with the requirements of the role. Due to the nature of Wasps’ business, the role may require some evening and weekend working.
Wasps Head Office is based at The Briggait in Glasgow. The main focus of this post will be the Inverness Creative Academy Capital Campaign. Wasps will, therefore, be happy to consider applications from candidates who wish to be based at either of those main locations, and will make the appointment based on the candidate most able to deliver the requirements of the role. Some travel between Glasgow and Inverness can be expected in either scenario.
The rate of pay is £21,000 per annum, pro rata for 2 days a week (14hrs of a 35hr week). This is payable in arrears by credit transfer to your bank account in monthly intervals on or around 28th day of each month.
25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays (pro rata).
To apply please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you consider yourself suitable for this position. Please include contact names, phone numbers and email addresses for 2 referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.
Applications should be submitted by no later than Friday 14 Feb 2020, by email to:
Stuart McCue-Dick (Executive Director – Corporate Services) – email@example.com
Submissions should be titled: Private and Confidential ‐ Job Application
Interviews will be held w/c 24th Feb.
For initial discussions regarding the role please call Claire on 0141 553 5890. Further details about Wasps Studios can be found at www.waspsstudios.org.uk and on the Inverness Creative Academy website here www.invernesscreativeacademy.org.uk