Brook Street are working in partnership with a local charity, Highland Cycle Ability Centre, to recruit a Chief Operating Officer. The candidate will be directly responsible for day-to-day operations of the charity as well as inspiring & engaging the already brilliant, established team. Developing long-term relationships and maximising fund raising opportunities will be high on the agenda and will form an integral part of this role. This organisation works within the community to provide individuals, groups, and corporate supporters an exceptional on site experience and above all else a safe and enjoyable place to come and cycle, regardless of ability.
What will I be doing?
" Making an impact every day
" Working with the staff to run the day-to-day operations and support the clients
" Supporting the development of a prospect pipelines of opportunities and identifying and cultivating leads
" Managing relationships with partners, funding bodies and service users
" Meeting regularly and updating the trustees
" Presenting information about the services the charity offers
" Representing the charity at meetings, events and in the media
" Planning policies and raising income
" Writing funding bids and negotiating contracts
" Keep up to date and follow all Health & Safety policies.
You`ll be able to bring to the role
" Ability to understand the business vision and purpose and using this to motivate and inspire others
" Excellent networking and relationship manager skills
" Experience of working as a team and working unsupervised
" A strong solution focused approach to help clients overcome any challenges
" Great time management, prioritisation and planning skills.
" Excellent communication and presentation skills (face to face, written and phone) to engage the confidence of clients and supporters and build long lasting relationships.
What will I gain?
The benefits include a competitive salary and a generous holiday allowance. You`ll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you`ll know that you`ll be changing lives through your work.
" Due to business requirements, there may be occasions where some travel and staying overnight will be required.
" The candidate will be required to pass a vulnerable adults and children Disclosure.
" The successful candidate will also be required to drive a large 4 by 4 and a trailer. If you do not have the required license this can be done after starting the role.
If you wish to apply, please contact Victoria MacDonald on or email your CV .