17th April 2018

Trustee, St Clare Hospice

St Clare Hospice Trustee Un-remunerated but reasonable expenses will be paid Hastingwood, Essex St Clare Hospice is a highly regarded independent charity providing comprehensive end-of-life healthcare for the West Essex and East Hertfordshire community. Building on the foundations of more than 25 years work, we support and care for people with terminal or life-limiting illnesses and their families and carers. Our core services include an 8-bed in-patient facility, Hospice at Home, and a range of day services, therapies, support and information for patients and their families. We launched a children’s bereavement service in June, and are planning to launch a Compassionate Neighbours project in early 2018: a volunteer-led programme aimed at reducing social isolation for people at the end of the life in their own homes. St Clare Hospice is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee, receiving around 40% of its funding from the NHS. We rely on the generosity of our local community to fund the remaining 60% of our costs. This comes from many individuals, events, local businesses, trusts, schools, community groups, our shops, our lottery and gifts in Wills. We have recently welcomed a new Chief Executive, and are embarking on the delivery of a […]
16th April 2018

Community Fundraising Executive, Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Community Fundraising Executive Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: Competitive Location: Chelsea and Sutton Reports to: Senior Community Fundraising Manager The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre.  We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Be inspired The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is beginning its second year of an ambitious three-year strategy that aims to significantly grow our income. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a new £50 million capital appeal to build The Clinical Care and Research Centre that will provide radical new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged This role will play an important part in delivering that income growth through the long term engagement of community supporters. Part of your role will be to identify and develop fundraising initiatives to engage community groups and […]
16th April 2018

Deputy Head of Fundraising, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Job Title: Deputy Head of Fundraising Location: Award House, near St James’s Park, London (With overseas travel) Reports To: Head of Fundraising Salary: £45,000 – £55,000 + great benefits We are a globally recognised charity with a presence in over 130 countries and territories, serving one million young people annually. Our mission is to promote The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (known as the DofE in the UK), provide young people with the Award and to preserve the quality of the Award worldwide. Our ambition is that every young person in the world aged 14 to 24 should have the opportunity to participate in the Award.  Young people make positive changes to their lives and communities by participating, and we are delighted to say The Award has grown to become the world’s leading youth development programme. Our income has grown considerably in the last 12 months, and we are increasing our capacity by recruiting a Deputy Head of Fundraising. The purpose of this role is primarily to oversee the day to day management of the fundraising team and fundraising initiatives, including manage new and ongoing campaigns and projects to raise funds for the furtherance of the work of the Foundation and […]
16th April 2018

Chair Elect and Trustees, Galapagos Conservation Trust

Galapagos Conservation Trust Chair Elect and Trustees Unremunerated, but reasonable expenses will be paid London As the place which inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands are truly awe-inspiring, home to an incredible array of species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth.  But they are also under threat from an increasing human presence. The Galapagos Conservation Trust is the only UK charity to focus exclusively on the conservation and sustainability of the Islands. We raise funds and awareness in the UK to support conservation projects in the Galapagos and promote sustainability on the islands through education programmes. We work with a wide range of delivery partners, both in Galapagos and the UK, and despite having an income of just under £1million, we punch well above our weight. Our flagship projects include a world first: to completely restore Floreana island, turning back the clock to remove invasive species which are threatening the existence of iconic animals such as the Floreana Mockingbird.  We are also working to tackle the plastic pollution which is threatening the wildlife on the islands and in the surrounding marine environment. Projects we have funded were featured in Blue Planet II, and with the […]
10th April 2018

External Trustee, Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA)

External Trustee Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) Un-remunerated (reasonable expenses paid) Can you empower and support a diverse community of students? Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) is an independent charity that exists to provide the students of the University of Aberdeen a voice, support them in fulfilling their potential and enable them to get the most out of their University experience. We operate with a diverse mixture of student volunteers, elected officers and professional staff, and we deliver a range of activities including, campaigning, advice, welfare, volunteering opportunities, clubs and societies. We are emerging from a challenging period in our history and are now looking ahead to the future. We anticipate an exciting journey ahead with many pathways open to us. An example is our recently secured funding from the Scottish Government to deliver environmental and sustainability programmes and projects. With the portfolio of activities we deliver, the diverse nature of our students, and the changing context of higher education, there are also a number of other avenues to explore such as; mental health, education, commercial/enterprise, welfare and civic engagement. As a member of our Board of Trustees, you will have a crucial role to play in order to ensure […]
9th April 2018

Chief Executive, Union of Kingston Students

Chief Executive Union of Kingston Students £55-60k + generous benefits package How would you lead one of the most diverse Student Union’s in the UK? Kingston students are different. Many of our students are the first in their family to go to university, many of us are commuters, and we have an exceptionally diverse student population. We represent 20,000 talented students, from four different campuses, and our students study everything from arts to astronautics (that’s literally rocket science!). We are proud of all the different aspects of our diversity and believe that it makes us a vibrant organisation that is able to think of new ideas, transform lives and act as a force for good to support, empower and enrich the lives of all students at Kingston University. We are emerging from a period of significant change. We have relocated, rebranded and refocused our aims, consolidated our activities and strengthened our relationship with Kingston University. We have done this to better represent our students, and they are now beginning to see the power of their voice. Change is never an easy or quick process, naturally, there are still challenges ahead, but we have built an excellent foundation for the Union and […]
9th April 2018

Director of Finance and IT, Single Homeless Project

Director of Finance and IT SHP Gray’s Inn Road, Kings Cross, London c£75,000 Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life? SHP is a London-wide charity working to prevent homelessness and help vulnerable and socially excluded people to transform their lives. Each day our staff work with individuals to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness, such as poor mental health or drug and alcohol dependency. From supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to 8,000 lives every year. We have a strong reputation with commissioners and within the housing sector for the quality of the services we provide and are proud of the innovative and pioneering work we have done to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in society. We employ 400 staff across London, and have a turnover of c£21m, the vast majority of which is drawn from local authority contracts and from rents. Following investment in our fundraising team, we are also diversifying income streams, with a small but increasing proportion of our funding drawn from corporates, trusts and foundations, and […]
9th April 2018

Head of Fundraising Finance, Imperial College London

Head of Fundraising Finance Imperial College London Location: South Kensington, London UK Salary: £54,880 – £62,980 per annum, plus benefits A community of problem-solvers dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the world’s biggest challenges, Imperial College London is one of the world’s leading science-focused universities, committed to making advances in research and education and lasting contributions to society. A global institution in outlook and reach, Imperial has four faculties, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences and Business, an annual income of circa £970 million and considerable ambition for its future. Advancement is an agile and ambitious team, striving to generate philanthropic income for College and Faculty fundraising priorities. The team has been expanded considerably over the last few years and now comprises approximately 85 staff. The new Head of Fundraising Finance will play a crucial influential and leading role in ensuring that the Advancement strategy is supported. The post holder will be fully responsible for all day-to-day aspects of the gift administration function, overseeing the development of systems and processes to support improved income processing, gift aid and direct debit claims, financial reconciliations and income allocation.  The post holder will work closely with colleagues across the Division, as well as Finance and […]
5th April 2018

Corporate Partnerships Manager, IRC UK

Position: Corporate Partnerships Manager Reports to: Deputy Director of Fundraising Location: London, UK Salary: £38,000 per annum Contract: Permanent Hours: Full time (37.5 hours/week) Background: Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencies and helping uprooted communities to rebuild. The International Rescue Committee UK is part of the IRC global network, which has its headquarters in New York and London. The IRC is on the ground in more than 40 countries, providing emergency relief, relocating refugees and rebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. Through 22 regional offices in cities across the United States, the IRC also helps refugees resettle in the US and become self-sufficient. Our European headquarters, IRC-UK, were established in London in 1997 to support the organisation’s global activities and particularly to diversify its donor base and be able to better advocate with European policy-makers on behalf of the people we serve. Since its establishment IRC-UK has grown rapidly and is now acknowledged for its high quality project management, technical expertise in governance and rights and economic recovery, and innovative thinking on early recovery and gender based violence. The IRC also has offices in Berlin, Brussels and Geneva. The Purpose of the Role: Line managing […]
3rd April 2018

Director of Fundraising, Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Director of Fundraising, Rennie Grove Hospice Care Salary: Competitive Location: Tring, Herts, HP23 4JX Reports to: Chief Executive Hours: 37.5 per week Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service Pension: Rennie Grove Pension Scheme with matched contributions from 2% to 7% Line reports: Fundraising Team Leads Rennie Grove Hospice Care is a charity providing care and support for patients in Herts and Bucks diagnosed with life-limiting illness. Through our unique 24/7 responsive hospice at home service and a range of day services we make it possible for patients to choose how and where they want to be cared for towards the end of life. The support we provide for families both during the illness and bereavement is an integral part of our care. We are a registered charity receiving around 13% of our annual income from the NHS. We rely on the generosity of our local community to fund the remainder of our costs. This comes from events, individuals, corporates, trusts, schools, community groups, retail, lottery and Gifts in Wills. Last year our fundraising income was around £3m. Our fundraising team does so much more than simply raising money, and our wonderful teams work with schools, […]
27th March 2018

Lay Trustee, University of Nottingham Students’ Union

Lay Trustee (mental health & wellbeing expertise) The University of Nottingham Students’ Union is a connected student community; a brilliant, diverse, ambitious community, 34,000 strong. We’re proudly independent from the university and right at the heart of student life. We’re first-year students and PhD’s, elected student officers and SU staff, volunteers and pioneers and a whole lot more besides. Together, we’re getting involved, making change and supporting each other, to make student life at the University of Nottingham is the very best it can be. We not only represent and support students throughout their time at university, but we help them to enjoy themselves, as well as build skills and experience, by offering a huge range of events, sports clubs, societies and activities. There’s also Student Advice to help students with concerns about academic, legal, financial and personal problems and finance; hundreds of student-organised events, loads of volunteering opportunities, as well as a student magazine, a theatre company, and even radio and TV stations. Elected Student Officers act as figureheads for the diverse areas of student life, from education and welfare to sports and activities. In our retail outlets and across the Union we employ over two hundred and fifty […]
21st February 2018

Trustees x2, Active Prospects

Trustees x2 (Health & Social Care – Learning Disabilities and / or Mental Health) Active Prospects Surrey At Active Prospects we passionately believe that everyone should have the opportunity for a full and aspiring life, and people with learning disabilities, autism, acquired brain injury, and mental health needs should equally have these chances and be offered choice and control in their lives. We were established in 1989 specifically to support people moving out of long-stay NHS institutions into the community and enable people with learning disabilities, mental and physical health needs to live full and aspiring lives. We are a Community Benefit Society with charitable status, and a Social Enterprise with a strong portfolio of properties, largely owned but also rented in partnership with housing associations and private landlords. Our aim to become a leading organisation known for delivering innovative, flexible and responsive care, achieving excellent outcomes for our people and communities. We will achieve this through maintaining profitable growth, further developing a mixed portfolio of business, and extending our property and service offers for people with complex need and behaviours. Innovation in person centred thinking, increasing use of assistive technology, and reshaping our mental health services to focus on […]