Programme Officer

Based: Edinburgh or Glasgow
Hours: Part-time (14 hrs p/w), one-year contract with potential for extension
Salary: c.£23K pro rata + 5% pension
Deadline for applications: 12pm, Monday 16 September
Start date: Mid-October 2019

Do you have great organisational, communication, and people skills? Do you want to use these for good? Then come and join Firstport to support social entrepreneurs scale up and increase their impact in Scotland. This newly created role supports the delivery of LaunchMe, Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator. You will be able to plan and prioritise a busy workload, with demonstrable administration and reporting skills. You’ll be digitally confident, comfortable using a range of online systems and tools and interested in identifying ways of conveying the success and impact of the programme.

To apply, download the full job description and complete the Application form and Equal Opportunities form and return it by email to before 12pm on 16 September 2019.

Interview date: 24 September 2019

About Firstport

Firstport is Scotland’s development agency for supporting start-up social enterprises and the budding social entrepreneurs behind them. We are a small team working in every part of Scotland, helping develop over 1100 ideas every year. Our clients come in all shapes and sizes, from individuals setting up social enterprises in small rural communities all the way to fast-paced, high growth start-ups.

About LaunchMe

LaunchMe is Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator programme, supporting ambitious social entrepreneurs to scale up their operations and create greater social impact. An intensive business support programme, LaunchMe works with cohorts of participants to get them investment ready and connect them with social investors to secure the capital they need realise their growth plans.