Job Opportunity – Finance & Funding Manager (pt)

Eco Drama is seeking to appoint a practical and conscientious part-time Finance & Funding Manager to take a senior role in the company, with main duties including Financial Management, Fundraising and Reporting, and support with Company Administration.

  • 21 hours per week – flexible working pattern.
  • £30,000 – £34,0000 (pro-rata) starting salary dependent on experience. Salary reviewed annually.
  • Glasgow – hybrid office/ homeworking.
  • 33 days annual leave per annum including public holidays (pro-rata).
  • Workplace pension with a 3% employer contribution & 5% employee contribution.

Essential skills and experience of the role include:

  • Excellent understanding and experience of financial management and accounting processes.
  • Knowledge of the UK fundraising sector & demonstrable track record of successful fundraising and income generation.
  • Excellent administration, organisational and management skills.

The Finance and Funding Manager is a senior role within a small core team of 4 staff, working in close collaboration with the Artistic Director/CEO.

The role offers an opportunity for a motivated and capable individual to focus on providing a solid financial and operational framework from which the creative work can thrive.

Throughout 2023 to 2025 supported largely by the Glasgow Communities and Place Fund, the company will develop and deliver a diverse programme of theatre productions, creative learning projects, continued professional development and arts-based community food growing projects that engage and inspire people of all ages about the natural world and our place within it. As well as engaging in theatre and arts activities, the work will support and encourage communities to take positive, practical action to develop and improve local green spaces, inspire positive thinking about tackling the climate crisis, and enhance everyday experiences with nature.

The Finance & Funding Manager will play a key role in managing the funding from the Glasgow Communities and Place Fund, ensuring spending is within budget, accurate records are maintained for monitoring and achieving outcomes against targets, and timely reports are submitted. At the same time the post-holder will be working with the Artistic Director/ CEO to look ahead to ensuring funding is in place for future projects.


August / September 2023 – March 2025 (subject to 3 months probation) with strong potential to extend beyond April 2025.

Application notes

Deadline for application : midnight 7th August. Interviews will be held on Monday 14th August.

Please download the recruitment pack below, which contains the job description plus more information about who we are and what we do.

If after reading this pack you are keen to apply for the post, please email the Application Form and Candidate Contact Form to [email protected].

Should you wish to have an informal chat about the role, please email [email protected] to arrange a phone call.

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