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General Manager (or Funeral Director) – Affordable Cremations Scotland CIC

Job Title: General Manager (or Funeral Director) Location: Glasgow/North Ayrshire

Salary: £25,000-£29,000 per annum  37.5 hours per week 

Some evening and weekend work will be required.


Affordable Cremations Scotland Community Interest Company is a newly incorporated social enterprise launching later in 2017. The new company is wholly owned by the charity Community Renewal Trust. This social enterprise will seek to:

  • Provide direct cremations at an affordable cost
  • Provide advice to help families arrange other funeral services such as memorials, celebrations, flowers, celebrants, bereavement support
  • Provide support to claim Funeral Payment benefits
  • Provide additional support to bereaved families including advice
  • Reinvest any profits into the reduction of poverty and education around death/bereavement/funerals.
  • Become a sustainable business and flagship social enterprise



  • Supporting the setting up of Affordable Cremations Scotland as a new funeral business
  • Overseeing bookings and arrangement of cremation services, administration, communication with bereaved families and maintaining office
  • Line management and leadership for small team (three direct reports)
  • Supporting budgeting and finance issues
  • Attending some recoveries including occasional driving of a van
  • Supporting marketing and PR
  • Day to day management of planning, governance, organisational development and strategy
  • Relationship management and networking
  • Supporting fundraising and development


Affordable Cremations Scotland CIC and this role is funded by Scottish Government and the European Social Fund.


Application notes:

Application is by sending a current CV including 2 referees (one being most recent employer) as well as a covering letter outlining your experience with evidence relevant to the job tasks outlined above, and completing the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please state your current salary.

This should be emailed to John Halliday, Director of Development – by NEW DEADLINE 10.00am 8 October 2017


Application Pack

Click the three links below to download all the application materials.

Overview of Job Role:   General Manager Overview (NB: the deadline in attachment is incorrect – it is now 8 Oct 2017).

Full Job Description: General Manager Job Description 

Equalities Monitoring Form: