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Could you be our new project lead?


Love Letham is a pioneering project supporting children, young people, families, local residents and organisations like Perth & Kinross Council to work together to create a shared local vision of what children and young people need to flourish, as well as a plan to deliver it. By bringing children and communities together with decision makers we’re creating a shared roadmap that captures what matters most to people. 

As we kick off the next phase of Love Letham we're looking for a new member of the team to drive the project forward. If you're passionate about children and young people having a say in the decisions that affect them check out the role below.

Love Letham Project Lead Role Description


Location: Ideally based in, or close to, Letham; but applicants from other areas will be considered.  Regular travel to Letham and other parts of Scotland is expected and there will be a degree of homeworking 

Salary: Grade 2 £30,815, 0.7FTE (£21,570.50 annual)

Hours: 21 hours per week 

Contract length: Fixed term contract until December 2024, with extension subject to further funding

Reporting to: WEAll Scotland Director


About the role  

The Project Lead will play a key role in driving forward the Love Letham project.  This project has set up a Commission and regularly convenes them to cocreate and explore wellbeing priorities, and to ensure that these wellbeing priorities are addressed and resourced locally.  The ultimate goal is to deliver a wellbeing budget in Letham.  


The Project Lead will support our specialist freelance associates, who are participation experts, in the running of the project.  They will be responsible for building relationships with local stakeholders and liaising with the Commission and the local authority as well as booking rooms and travel, writing update reports and maintaining our website.  They will ensure excellent communications with all stakeholders throughout the project.  They will provide regular updates to the director and occasionally liaise with our funder.  


WEAll Scotland has a strong external profile and you will represent the organisation externally, on occasion. You will support the delivery of regular Commission meetings in Letham.  

You will also work closely with a new role, an Early Years Participation Lead.  


Key Responsibilities 

  • Building relationships with local stakeholders and particularly those involved in contributing as participants

  • Recruiting people to the Commissions, as appropriate 

  • Building buy in and good will for Love Letham beyond the Commission

  • All administration of events (inviting, planning, booking, childcare for participants etc)

  • Being the go-to person for the operational delivery of the project with strategic support from our specialist associates

  • Organising everything in relation to Commission meetings and events, including catering, venues, childcare support, etc

  • Linking the project in Letham with the wider work of WEAll Scotland

  • Liaising with WEAll Scotland Comms Lead to share and develop project media assets and comms plan 

  • Attending regular meetings with the WEAll staff team (online)

  • Connecting Love Letham with work happening access the rest of Perth and Kinross, in other local authorities and at national level, with support from the Director 

  • Reporting regularly to the Director on progress against agreed objectives 

  • Supporting evaluation and monitoring across Love Letham


Key Skills and Experience


  • Evidence of project management skills - either through qualifications or relevant experience

  • Excellent at building and sustaining relationships 

  • Sound administration skills

  • Flexible, proactive and strong self-management skills

  • Energetic and proactive approach 

  • Someone who shares the values of the Wellbeing Economy movement 



  • Understanding of research and participation principles

  • Community and learning development knowledge 

  • Excellent knowledge of Wellbeing Economy principles 

  • Someone who is passionate about, and has a track record of, delivering change 

  • Experience working in or with local authorities or other public sector bodies in Scotland


We acknowledge that people from a number of communities are underrepresented in our team and in the wider movement of those seeking systemic economic change and the charity sector in general, and we’re committed to addressing this. If you believe you would bring greater diversity to our team, we are particularly keen to hear from you. We are open to assisting with childcare or other duties that may prevent candidates from attending an interview. 


How to apply

To apply, please download the application pack and form, and send your completed the form to before the closing date. Please send your application as a word document or PDF and please do not include any other documents with your application - they will not be read. 


Closing date for applications:  23:59 on Sunday 26 March 2023

First interviews will take place on w/c 10th April 2023 with second interviews on w/c 17th April 2023.

We will let you know if you are successful at securing an interview.  Due to the volume of applications we usually receive, we regret that we are unable to offer feedback to individual applicants who aren’t selected for an interview.


Get in touch

If you have any questions about the role, please contact WEAll Scotland Director, Jimmy Paul, at

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