21st July 2017

Communications Manager, Orchid Project

Communications Manager Orchid Project Vauxhall, London £32,000 – £35,000 Reports to: Chief Operating Officer Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting (FGC) – something we believe is entirely possible. Using Orchid Project’s objectives as a guide, the Communications Manager will use their experience to promote our message, share our values, and support advocacy and fundraising that will ultimately help us to achieve an end to FGC. This new position provides a fantastic opportunity for a proven communications specialist to blaze the trail in how we reach our audiences – new and existing. Working closely with our senior leadership, the broad remit will involve supporting the Advocacy and Fundraising teams with developing assets for projects – it will also encompass sharing our message on multiple online platforms, from YouTube to Facebook, Twitter and blog writing for our website – plus support in delivering events of varying scales. As well as devising and delivering the communications strategy to externally promote an end to FGC, you will also be supporting internal and brand communications. The responsibilities of this role are varied, and will suit someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You’ll be expected to work independently and act […]
19th July 2017

Senior Manager – Philanthropy Partnerships, Help for Heroes

Senior Manager – Philanthropy Partnerships, Help for Heroes Location: London, with travel Salary: £45k – 47k + £3k London Weighting Help for Heroes was founded in 2007 to provide direct, practical support for wounded, injured and sick veterans, servicemen and women and their loved ones. The Opportunity The Senior Manager, Philanthropy Partnerships is a new position, tasked with helping us raise the vital funds that allow us to provide support and services to our servicemen and women, many of whom now live with life changing injuries sustained during service. You will be successful in your role if you develop lasting relationships and significantly contribute to growing our income from high net worth individuals. We are looking for a highly motivated line manager, able to mentor and develop our major donor and trust team, as well as adding to public awareness of the challenges faced by those wounded, injured or sick in service. Leading a team of 3, you will be a strategic thinker capable of building relationships at all levels. You will bring management experience and a track record of growing income from major donors and trusts.  We are looking for somebody with excellent financial acumen and project management skills, […]
18th July 2017

Chief Executive, Groundwork Greater Nottingham

Chief Executive Groundwork Greater Nottingham Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 Groundwork Greater Nottingham (GGN) is dedicated to improving the lives of people living across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Since 1990 we have been delivering projects to regenerate local communities and supporting the hardest to reach beneficiaries. Our projects include environmental projects and landscaping services, as well as youth work, training and employment support. We are highly regarded by partners and funders and widely recognised for the quality of our work in the region. In the future, we aim to put more emphasis on the green element of our work and we will expand our environmental focus. Under the stewardship of the previous Chief Executive we’ve enjoyed many successes, including the growth of our employment programme. We initially helped 80 young people into employment through the Future Jobs Fund programme, which led to further employment projects; Dig In Stay Out, Talent Match and Building Better Opportunities; Towards Work Strand. We have also expanded our land improvement work. In this time our financial reserves have grown to around £600K. As our larger projects reach maturity, the Trustees are keen to shift the organisation from its reliance on contracts and project delivery and to develop new income streams from commercial opportunities. We […]
18th July 2017

Major Gifts Manager – Asia, Imperial College London

Major Gifts Manager – Asia Imperial College London Salary: £44,510- £53,800 per annum, plus benefits Campus: South Kensington, London Are you a highly persuasive and compelling communicator? Are you a professional fundraiser with a strong track record of negotiating and managing overseas relationships with high net worth individuals, particularly in Asia? If so, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you. The Global Development team in the Advancement Division is in search of a driven, tactful, and diplomatic Major Gifts Manager to join their ambitious team, to provide a truly white glove donor experience. With a strong track record of successful leadership and consistently meeting agreed targets, the you will work closely with the Director of Global Development, Director of Alumni Relations, the office of the President, and other senior staff to achieve outstanding results. You will manage a portfolio of major gifts prospects with the ultimate goal of increasing giving in support of College strategic priorities. You will be politically astute with a tactful and diplomatic communication style, skilled at building relationships and strategically minded to ensure the most effective processes, practices and techniques are in place to deliver results. In addition to raising funds across East and […]
17th July 2017

Chair of the Corporation Board, Coventry College

Chair of the Corporation Board Coventry College Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Time commitment: Between 4-8 days per month Term of office: A period determined by the Corporation Board (Minimum of 2 years) Coventry College will play a significant role in realising the career aspirations and academic progression of thousands of young people and adults each year. Having had substantial capital investment over the past decade and with a Board very much looking forward to the new college’s future, it is essential that the Chair of the Corporation quickly establishes themselves as strategic leader of the Board and critical friend and mentor to Peter Brammall; the new, and highly capable, Principal/CEO. As the inaugural Chair of the newly formed Coventry College, you will need to immediately work with all Board Members to ensure a successful transition, from two colleges to one, and to establish highly effective non-executive leadership of the college through a period of rapid change and development. The Board require their Chair to be both strategic thinker and enthusiastic leader with significant experience in education policy, funding and/or curriculum innovation. Whilst you do not have to have worked at a senior level in a FE college, specifically, you must have an excellent understanding of the […]
13th July 2017

Senior Relationship Manager, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Title: Senior Relationship Manager Reports to: Head of Major Giving Direct Reports: Major Giving Executive Salary: £45,000 – £48,000 Location: London, SW1V 1RB The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award. Our ambition is for every young person aged 14 to 24 to have the opportunity to participate in the Award. Through participating in the Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, young people develop the skills, confidence and life experience needed to face the challenges of adulthood. The Award is accessible to young people from all walks of life, including those with disabilities or from underprivileged backgrounds, and we work closely with schools, colleges, youth groups and young offender institutions, involving a network of over 50,000 volunteers, to deliver The Award. The DofE’s national fundraising team is responsible for securing over £4.5m a year, with the ambition to increase this to £6m by 2021.  We had a hugely successful year in 2016 celebrating our 60th, Diamond Anniversary with a wide range of fundraising initiatives and high end events raising £5m of additional income for the Charity. We now need to keep the momentum to build on this success over the next five years. The Major Giving team […]
10th July 2017

Chair of Board and Two Trustees, Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)

Chair of Board and Two Trustees Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) Meetings held in London with reasonable expenses reimbursed.  From the National Lottery and scratch cards which are available everywhere, to betting shops located on our high streets, to casinos which are open 24/7 in most cities, to 24/7 remote gambling (gambling via the internet), to skin betting, bongo bingo, and even the rise of unregulated social gaming (via free to download apps on your mobile) gambling and social gaming is all around us.  Whilst many people enjoy gambling and social gaming safely, for others it can become a terrible addiction. This is why YGAM, an independent charity, has been set up with a social purpose to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling & social gaming. From an idea on a sheet of paper in 2015, to achieving over £500,000 in funding with eight employees, our growth to date has been impressive. This has proven that there is a real need for what we are doing.  We have developed the UK’s first fully externally accredited and quality-assured education programme, and will soon pilot a new externally accredited qualification for people working in the gambling industry. In the coming  year we aim to achieve […]
3rd July 2017

Policy and Engagement Lead, IEMA

Policy and Engagement Lead, IEMA Salary: c£45k per annum, based on proven experience Location: Flexible working location, with international travel and to Lincoln HQ How, in practice, can we transform the world to sustainability? That’s our Vision… and it’s huge! It’ll require business to be done in a different way. It’ll require people to develop different skills and new capabilities. It’ll need new thinking and ways of doing things. It’ll need constant change. If you’re excited by helping to shape a sustainable future, and you’re an ambitious and passionate advocate for sustainability, you might well be the perfect person to join our team. As the world’s largest environment and sustainability professional body, IEMA’s 14,000+ members from over 100 countries together use their skills, knowledge and experience to transform their organisations and resolve the conflicting challenges that society now faces: people, planet and profit. In doing so they are making their specific contribution to the climate change and sustainability objectives set by world leaders. The environment and sustainability profession will be one of the most important of the 21st century. We are going through a hugely exciting period of change and growth and are looking to attract high-calibre professionals into our […]
3rd July 2017

Chair, Off Centre

Chair, Off Centre Hackney, London Unremunerated with reasonable expenses Initially c.2-3 days a month, transitioning to 1 day a month after the first year Off Centre is a counselling, therapy, advocacy, advice and psychosocial service for young people aged between 11 and 25 who live, work or study in Hackney. Our services are free, confidential and aimed at helping Hackney’s young people to have greater control over their lives. We help people with all kinds of emotional issues, including anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, self-harm, abuse, neglect, gender and identity and practical issues including education and employment opportunities and advice on housing and benefits. We are valued within our community and occupy a position of trust. We are currently undertaking a strategic review to help evaluate our position and assess our options to develop the charity for the future. As our new Chair you will work closely with the Chief Executive and the Board to lead a new strategic plan to help us build financial sustainability; grow our income streams; and innovate, develop and extend our services to continue to respond to the needs of the young people we work with. This is an exciting time to join us: a time […]
26th June 2017

Chair of the Corporation Board, Stoke on Trent College

Chair of the Corporation Board Stoke on Trent College Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Time commitment: Circa 4 days per month Stoke on Trent College is a huge asset to the City as the only general further education institution in the area serving over 240,000 people. We have incredible facilities, following a £36m capital investment across our campuses, and boast the best engineering assets in the region, which attract organisations like Bentley who train their apprentices here. We know our impact can be huge; we contribute £500m to the economy each year and 97.4% of our students leave college and go into employment or further study, but we know we can do more. The College has been on a journey of self-improvement following an Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) inspection in 2016 which rated the College as ‘Requires Improvement’. The Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) also issued a Financial Notice of Concern (FNOC) and has since been supporting and advising the College leadership to improve the financial status of the organisation. As well as working to improve outcomes for, and the progress of, learners at the College, this has led to the recruitment of a new Principal & CEO, alongside the […]