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Digital Fundraising Lead

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
Location: Office / Remote / Hybrid options available on discussion
Salary: £30,000 – £34,000 depending on experience
Closing date: Midnight, Monday 21 February 2022

Do you get the buzz around NFTs? Do you know your ETH from your BTC? How about your Twitch from your Tiltify?

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is looking to recruit its first Digital Fundraising Lead – someone who loves new technology and innovation with the knack for engaging online communities for good causes.

This role will be responsible for growing the Home’s cryptocurrency philanthropy programme, its gaming and streaming activities, as well as leading on crowdfunding campaigns and raising funds through social media and other digital channels. The successful candidate will also play an advisory role on all things digital fundraising to the rest of their fundraising colleagues, sharing their expertise to grow all income streams for the Home.

This role sits within our fundraising and communications department, who help to generate over £2 million every year to run Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home. As our charity directly supports pets and their owners, many of our events are pet friendly and we work with office dogs, therefore you must be happy to work in an environment where you will occasionally be in direct contact with animals.

This role has been made possible by the generosity of our crypto partner Pawthereum, who have pledged to make a donation which will cover the first six months salary of this role. You can read more about Pawthereum and their mission to advance animal welfare through crypto philanthropy at pawthereum.com.

To apply for this role please download the job description and application form below and send to recruitment@edch.org.uk by midnight on Monday 21 February 2022. Please note, interviews will be held virtually on week commencing 28 February 2022.

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Education Officer

Hours: 35 hours per week (including some Saturdays for events if required)
Salary: £24,000 – £26,000 depending on experience
Closing date: Friday 4 February 2022

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is one of Scotland’s oldest and most loved animal welfare organisations. Established in 1883, every year we rescue, reunite, and rehome hundreds of lost, stray, and abandoned dogs and cats in Edinburgh, the Lothians and beyond.

The Education Officer is a pivotal role within the Community Engagement team and will be a key player in the delivery of the Home’s community outreach strategy supporting pets and their owners through education to keeping pets in their homes.

Building on the successes of our education service, Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is looking for an exceptional Education Officer to drive and develop the programme further as part of our community engagement plan. In the role you will create interactive and engaging educational workshops, liaise with partner organisations and schools, support pet owners through education and lead on educational campaigns.

An excellent communicator, you will have the ability to communicate at all levels as well as deliver educational content in a fun and engaging manner whilst delivering key messages about animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form below and send it to recruitment@edch.org.uk.

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview, we will contact you within 2 weeks from the closing date.

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Rehoming Customer Support

Hours: 21 hours Monday – Sunday
Salary: £18,018 – 19,838 pro rata depending on experience
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 6 February 2022

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is one of Scotland’s oldest and most loved animal welfare organisations. Established in 1883, every year we rescue, reunite and rehome hundreds of lost, stray and abandoned dogs and cats in Edinburgh, the Lothians and beyond.

Working within a highly focused small team, the Rehoming Customer Support role is vital to the running of the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home operations.
Providing exceptional customer service, with responsibility for manning the phone lines, greeting customers, promoting fundraising initiatives and Home run events, processing donations, managing and maintaining all Front of House duties, processing animal intakes and assisting with Re-homing procedures.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and reliable person who is confident speaking to the public and managing a variety of office-based tasks, who can work proactively using own initiative.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form below and send it to recruitment@edch.org.uk.

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview we will contact you within 2 weeks from the closing date.

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Living Wage Employer

In 2019 Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home became a living wage employer, Scotland’s first Animal Welfare organisation to take this prestigious title. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at the Home, receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30. This rate is significantly higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of £8.21 per hour.

Since joining the scheme the Home has picked up Best Newcomer at the 2019 Living Wage Awards, recognising its commitment to its staff  and their understanding that happy people mean happy animals.

Show The Salary

Show The Salary was born out of frustration at the lack of action being taken to address pay gaps and inequality in the charity sector. At the heart of the campaign is a commitment to fairness and equity, and to the people with lived experience of the impact of salary secrecy.

The Home fully supports this campaign and wants to be part of something that helps tackle discrimination and inequality.

About Us

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home has been part of the fabric of our city since 1883, working in partnership with local authorities and police services by welcoming lost, stray and abandoned pets from all corners of Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Our Mission: To rescue, reunite and rehome dogs and cats across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Our Vision: To create a community where unwanted and mistreated animals are given a voice and a second chance for a happy and forever home; and where anybody who can, will act to advocate for animals still suffering.

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Learn news skills while contributing your time to a worthy cause with one of our many administrative, fundraising and other volunteering opportunities at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

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