23rd April 2018

Trustees – Marketing & Communications, YGAM

Trustees – Marketing & Communications Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) Meetings held in London with reasonable expenses reimbursed.  In an age where you can gamble within a few clicks of an app, how can we educate young people about problematic gambling? National Lottery and scratch cards are available everywhere, betting shops are located on almost every high street, casinos are open day and night, and we live in a digital age where it is easy to access online & mobile gambling. The opportunity and temptation to gamble has never been stronger and whilst many people enjoy gambling safely, for others it can become a terrible addiction. The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) exists as an independent charity 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 £800,000 in funding, YGAM’s growth to date has been impressive. This has proven the need and appetite for our work. We have developed the UK’s first fully externally accredited and quality-assured education programme and we will soon pilot a new externally accredited qualification for people working in the gambling industry. But this is just the beginning. We […]
16th April 2018

Head of Corporate Partnerships, Together for Short Lives

Job Title: Head of Corporate Partnerships Salary: £45,000 Location: London and Bristol Responsible to: Director of Fundraising Direct reports: Corporate Partnerships Manager, Business Development Manager You will lead a small team, securing high value corporate partnerships and ensuring first class account management is provided for the corporate partnerships. The corporate partners raise money in support of the Together for Short Lives strategic plan and for their scheme that raises essential funds for children’s hospices across the UK. This is a fantastic role and we are looking for a strong track record of securing 6 figure corporate partnerships. You will be highly motivated with great initiative; have outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to represent the charity with large companies. For an informal conversation regarding this role please contact Annie Regan-Tighe, our recruitment specialist at Peridot Partners on 07739 364034 / annie@peridotpartners.co.uk Closing date: 9am, Monday 16th April 2016.
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 […]