Vacancies

BOOKKEEPER VACANCY

JOB TITLE:                 Bookkeeper
LOCATION:                Glenmore       
REPORTS TO:           Finance Manager
HOURS:                     10.5 hours per week (working days to be discussed)
SALARY:                    £8.45 per hour
 
We are seeking a bookkeeper to assist the Finance Manager by processing the day to day sales and purchase ledgers.  The ideal candidate will be well organised and enjoy working with numbers.  Experience of working with invoices and or cash and reconciliation’s along with Sage 50 Accounts, Microsoft Excel and Word is an advantage but training will be given to a suitable candidate.
 
Duties include:

  • Purchase invoice input
  • Preparation of payment runs

·         Maintenance and control of the sales and purchase ledgers
·         Assisting the Finance Manager in the preparation of the monthly management accounts

  • General ad hoc bookkeeping related duties

 If you would like to apply for the above position please send your CV along with a covering letter to finance@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk
 
Disability Snowsport UK are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex/gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or age.
 
Closing date: Monday 23rd October

Trust and Grants Fundraiser


JOB TITLE:                  Trust and Grants Fundraiser (Full or Part Time)
AREA:                          National
LOCATION:                  Glenmore, near Aviemore
EFFECTIVE:                 Immediate
HOURS:                        5 days per week (or part time for suitable applicant)
SALARY:                       £20,000 for 37.5 hours per week (pro rata part time)

CLOSING DATE:        31st October 2017
INTERVIEWS:             Rolling interview dates, we suggest early applications


 Job Role:

The description below shows the full remit of the role however should you be missing experience in specific areas we would still encourage your application.
 
We require a Trusts Fundraiser to nurture and expand our funding base. Primarily responsible for charitable trusts, the post also encompasses statutory/lottery fundraising and sourcing potential major donors and corporates. The Trusts Fundraiser will join our staff working from our office in Glenmore, Aviemore.

Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) believes that anyone, regardless of their disability, can take part in and enjoy the thrill of snowsport. We work with people of all ages and disabilities. We believe that snowsports are an excellent medium for people with disabilities to get fit; and that participation in snowsports provides both therapeutic and social development opportunities for people with disabilities.

We have a ski schools at each of the four indoor ski slopes around the UK along with our Cairngorm ski school during the winter season. We have local groups who meet to offer recreational sessions around the UK. We organise a number of overseas ski trips; we are responsible for the British Parasnowsport, up to and including Paralympic level; and we design and deliver specialist training for people to assist disabled skiers and boarders.

The successful candidate will work alongside other staff and volunteers who are part of the fundraising effort. DSUK has a small team who are passionate about providing opportunities for people with disabilities. DSUK has roots going back 40 years, around 1,000 members nationally, and a well-established network of volunteers and long-standing supporters.

Job Purpose:

To raise the funds required for DSUK and to work with the Chief Executive and other colleagues to plan and fundraise for new projects.

Trust fundraising, statutory and lottery fundraising, identify and support major donors. Develop additional areas of fundraising.

Main Duties:

Trust fundraising:

·         Through appropriate research expand the database of trusts and foundations that might have a propensity
to support Disability Snowsport UK
·         Segment trusts to identify where their funding could best be deployed.
·         Make timely applications, maintain accurate records of contact and fulfil all reporting requirements.

Statutory and lottery fundraising:

·         Identify the most likely areas where DSUK might submit major applications to fund capital projects and new areas of  work. For example, DSUK has received major grants from BBC Children in Need and has applied for support from the Big Lottery Fund.
·         Work with the Chief Executive to decide how much external help to engage in preparing major applications.
·         Support the Chief Executive and General Manager in carrying out all necessary administration in relation to major grants e.g. writing acknowledgement letters and regular reports.


Major donors:


·         Interrogate data sources of existing and previous volunteers and supporters to establish a giving profile and people’s propensity to give.
·         Identify as much as possible, other individuals who might have the ability to support a major donor initiative, given that DSUK is the “skiers and boarders charity”.
·         Agree with the Chief Executive and other colleagues the best way to approach potential major donor
Supporter ongoing care:
·         Refine the existing ‘thank you’ mechanism to incorporate new donors and ensure that all donors are thanked in a timely manner.
·         Coordinate regular and informative updates to donors
·         Aid in the coordination of the Annual report & yearbook
·         To increase advertising income year round, in conjunction with other colleagues for the yearbook

Person Specification:

Essential attributes:

·         A sound understanding of the principles underpinning relationship building and donor development.
·         Good interpersonal skills.
·         Ability to work within a team environment.
·         Excellent written communication skills.
·         Energy and drive to work proactively and independently.
·         Excellent organisational and planning skills and the ability to multi-task.
·         Attention to detail.
·         Commitment to the success and ethos of Disability Snowsport UK.

Desirable attributes:

·         Relevant fundraising experience plus a proven track record of raising new funds.
·         Educated to degree level.
·         An appreciation of what DSUK programmes can achieve for participants.
·         Sound numerical skills for planning budgets and robust funding applications.
·         The ability to think strategically.
·         Empathy with disabled people.
·         Interest in snowsports would be desirable but not essential
·         Knowledge of marketing.
·         Good presentation skills.

Please email your CV with a covering letter to 
fi@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk by the closing date above.
 
Disability Snowsport UK are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex/gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or age


If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact our CEO, Fiona Young, either by calling 01479 861272 or email 
fi@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk
 



 
JOB TITLE:                  Adaptive Ski School Instructor
LOCATION:                 Cairngorm Mountain Aviemore
REPORTS TO:            Cairngorm Ski School Manager
START DATE:              8th January 2018
END DATE                   7th April 2018
HOURS:                       37.5 hours per week 5 days out of 7
SALARY:                      £ 309 a week
QUALIFICATIONS:      BASI Adaptive two or above or equivalent.

Job Summary:

The post holder will be responsible for delivering lessons on Cairngorm Mountain, Glenmore dry slope and other Scottish resorts.

Main Duties:
1. To deliver adaptive ski and snowboard lessons
2. To work closely with local schools, youth groups, disabled Organisations and individuals with a disability to provide opportunities to participate in the programme
3. Help to maintain and repair disabled equipment
4. To ensure that all activities are carried out within the organisations Health and Safety and Child Protection Guidelines
5. To promote the programme and recruit participating groups throughout the area
6. To maintain records of participant numbers and disabilities
7. To liaise closely with the Ski School Manager to ensure that there is a natural progression for participating groups to attend residential weeks overseas
8. To accompany groups abroad who have participated in the programme and who want to make the progression into the mountains
9. To identify young individuals for potential involvement in the Race Team

Other duties
1. To work alongside other members of staff to help carry out our long-term vision
2. To work on training courses as appropriate to your qualifications
3. Attend meetings, exhibitions, conferences on behalf of Disability Snowsport as appropriate
4. Any other duties that are deemed appropriate by the Chief Executive, General Manager, Snowsports Manager or Ski School Manager to the successful delivery of the project

 Please apply by email with a covering letter and CV to development@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk