8th May 2018

Director of Operations, VoiceAbility

Director of Operations VoiceAbility London or Cambridgeshire £58,000 – £66,000 – London Weighting of £3,299 will be applied in addition to this if the post-holder is London based. Employer’s pension contribution 5%. VoiceAbility’s mission is to strengthen voice, support rights, and change lives. We enable people who face the greatest disadvantage and discrimination to have a real say in, and genuine control over, their lives. We provide independent support to people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical and sensory impairments or autism and to people with dementia, carers, and looked after children. We put the people we work with at the heart of our organisation. Last year we supported 30,000 people, which makes us one of the largest providers of advocacy and user participation services in the UK. We have a turnover of £9m, employing 300 staff across England. Our services range from one to one independent advocacy to innovative peer-led mentoring and support. In view of the increasingly challenging environment for people who use social care and long-term health services, we want to achieve more to support people. Our strategy sets our direction to improve what we do, deliver greater social impact, operate more productively and effectively and develop […]
30th April 2018

Governors – HR & Finance, Stoke on Trent College

Members of the Corporation Board 1 x Governor (HR) 1 x Governor (Finance) Stoke on Trent College Remuneration: Unpaid, voluntary role with reasonable expenses Time commitment: Circa 2.5 days per month Term of office: 4 years 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 the significant majority of our students leave college and go into employment or further study, but we know we can do more. The College continues on a journey of self-improvement following a second Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) inspection in 2018 which once again rated the College as ‘Requires Improvement’. The report, though, is positive about the improvements made, and references the firm foundations laid and ambitious plans to improve – we encourage you to familiarise yourself with it and the other documents and links provided. The Board now seek two new Governors to join […]
30th April 2018

Development Director, Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Development Director £61,255 Cambridge (with occasional international travel) Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is a world leading charity and self-regulatory body that works in partnership with the online industry, police, government, and international partners to minimise the availability of child sexual abuse material online.  We are the most successful hotline in the world for reporting child sexual abuse material: when we were founded, just 22 years ago, 18% of known child sexual abuse material was hosted in the UK. Since 2004 it has been less than 1% and in 2017 was 0.3%.  Our work is increasingly global in nature. We deliver trusted technical services internationally and our 136 members include some of the largest internet companies in the world, including UK ISPs BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin, and global giants Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft. At a strategically important time, as we seek to retain and build upon our global position to minimise the availability of child sexual abuse material online worldwide, we now wish to appoint our first Development Director to diversify and grow our income. The Development Director will lead on the development and implementation of a comprehensive and effective income generation strategy, which […]
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 […]