5th November 2018

Business Development Manager, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

Business Development Manager Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Salary: £42,000 (potentially more for an exceptional candidate) Responsible to: Head of Partnerships Responsible for: Fundraising Partnerships Assistant Office location: Regents Park, Central London Contract type: Permanent Role Objective: Develop and win new fundraising partnerships and relationships (Corporate/ High Net Worth Individuals) The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the leading RAF welfare charity spending around £19 million each year supporting serving and veteran RAF and their families. The charity is launching its centenary campaign in 2019 and has ambitious plans to grow fundraising income over the next three years. To support this, they are recruiting a Business Development Manager to secure new business opportunities. Working across the fundraising partnerships team as well as with senior volunteers, you will use your significant new business experience, gained in the corporate or third sector, to identify and win new strategic relationships. Existing corporate supporters include Aston Martin, BAE Systems, Barclays, Rolls Royce and Breitling. Joining a dedicated team of 6, you’ll be playing a key role in growing their high value income from £1.6 million to over £2.2 million in the coming years. There are many warm contacts and senior volunteers to engage, a busy calendar […]
2nd November 2018

Non-executive Chair and Non-executive Directors/Independent Trustees, YGAM

Independent Trustees – YGAM Board Non-executive Chair and Non-executive Directors – YGAM Innovation Board Meetings held in London with reasonable expenses reimbursed. In an age where you can gamble or game within a few clicks of an app, how can we educate young people about safer gambling and gaming? Gambling and gaming are everywhere, and young people are touched by them daily in their lives. Betting shops are located on almost every high street, casinos are open day and night, and gambling-related sponsorship is emblazoned on sporting kits every day. On their mobile phones they have access, not only to traditional betting and casino-style gambling, but also to social games with a gambling element. Gaming and social media interaction have become part of everyday life for millions of young people and being ‘connected’ is an important part of their life and culture. The opportunity and temptation has never been stronger and whilst many people enjoy gaming and gambling safely, for others it can become a terrible addiction which affects our finances, our mental health, our relationships, our entire lives. The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) exists as an independent charity with a social purpose to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic […]
30th October 2018

Director of Programmes, The Futures Group

Director of Programmes The Futures Group Remuneration: Circa £65k, plus PRP scheme Annual Leave: 28 days, plus bank holidays The Futures Group exists to make a positive difference to people’s lives by enabling them to realise their full potential in employment, education and training through increased confidence, awareness and skills. The organisation as a whole has been established for twenty years and holds a key role in its sector, as a social enterprise. The name – ‘Futures’ – represents both the prospects of the beneficiaries that they support and the nature of the activity that they deliver across a broad spectrum of clients, locations and stakeholders. The role of Director of Programmes – Futures for You, is new to the organisation and has evolved through the drive to establish a strategic level of direction for the business to grow and operate across current, new and future programmes working cohesively with the Director of Futures for Business, to deliver an end to end offer for clients and stakeholders alike.  This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to lead and direct an established team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate team of Operations Managers, covering high value contracts across a diverse geographical and […]
29th October 2018

Executive Director of Corporate Services, Samaritans

Executive Director of Corporate Services Samaritans Ewell, Surrey Circa £100k Samaritans is a recognised, well-respected and trusted charity. It operates as a network of 201 branches governed by a central Board of Trustees and has a strong volunteer led ethos. The vision is that fewer people die by suicide and Samaritans provides confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, through its branch network and strategic partnership and community outreach work We are in an exciting new era with a great opportunity to drive forward and innovate in the way we implement our strategy ‘Working Together to Reduce Suicide’.  In this we are driving forward with exciting and transformational change initiatives which includes making best use of technology to deliver our work, supporting our volunteers, developing our staff, and driving new income generating opportunities. Key to helping us achieve our goals will be to maximise the effective use of our financial and human resources. We are looking for an exceptional individual to join us as our Executive Director of Corporate Services, who has experience of working at Board level. The successful candidate will be financially competent and also bring experience of leading a portfolio of activities which will include: Finance, HR, […]
29th October 2018

Director of People and Recruitment, Active Prospects

Director of People and Recruitment Active Prospects Surrey £60,000 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 some rented in partnership with housing associations and private landlords. As Surrey’s key provider of services for people with complex needs we offer high-quality services and deliver outstanding results. We are recognised for placing co-production at the heart of everything we do, and have a motivated team, energised by the work we do. We want to build on our successes, growing by a further 30% in the next few years, and be a leading organisation known for delivering innovative, flexible and responsive care and achieving excellent outcomes for […]
29th October 2018

Director of Finance and Resources, Active Prospects

Director of Finance and Resources Active Prospects Surrey £80,000 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 some rented in partnership with housing associations and private landlords. As Surrey’s key provider of services for people with complex needs we offer high-quality services and deliver outstanding results. We are recognised for placing co-production at the heart of everything we do, and have a motivated team, energised by the work we do. We want to build on our successes, growing by a further 30% in the next few years, and be a leading organisation known for delivering innovative, flexible and responsive care and achieving excellent outcomes for […]
22nd October 2018

External Trustee, University of Portsmouth Students’ Union

External Trustee University of Portsmouth Students’ Union Salary: Unremunerated The University of Portsmouth Students’ Union (UPSU) is an independent charity that exists to advance the education of all students at the University of Portsmouth. Our vision is to have a ‘Positive Impact with every Portsmouth student’ and we aim to have both immediate and legacy impacts through the representing the voice of students and delivering a diverse range of inspiring services and activities. As a charity led by its values and guided by its students, the Union provides wide-ranging services and activities for the 20,000 + students of the University of Portsmouth. The Union is based in the centre of Portsmouth and turns over £1.7M per annum, employing approximately 35 career staff and a further 35 student staff. The organisation also works with over 1000 registered student volunteers and has close to 8000 members of sports clubs and societies. We have an exciting opportunity to join a successful and dynamic organisation as we complete a two-year change programme and commence implementing our transformational new structure and refocusing our work under a new Strategic Plan. We are looking for an External Trustee to join our Charity Trustee Board to support the […]
22nd October 2018

Independent Non-Executive Director, Portsmouth Students’ Union Trading Company Ltd

Independent Non-Executive Director Portsmouth Students’ Union Trading Company Ltd Salary: Unremunerated We are about to embark on a pioneering growth strategy, can you help us realise our ambitions? Portsmouth Students’ Union Trading Company Ltd (PSUT) is the social enterprise business arm for the University of Portsmouth Students’ Union. The business exists to maximise sustainable profit that benefits the Students’ Union in delivering its charitable objects. We operate a group of businesses which, to the end consumer, appear to trade as separate specialist businesses in the fields of retail, events and corporate partnerships. The company shares resources with the charity and is based in the centre of Portsmouth. PSUT donates around £130,000 of operating profits annually to the charity and our ambition is to at least double this by 2025. We’ve recently formalised our trading strategy to lead us in transforming our income generation activity through to 2025 and as a result restructured our Board of Directors. We have an exciting opportunity to join a growing and sustainable organisation as an independent Non-Executive Director to support the business in its ambitious plans. The right candidate will embody our values; Pioneering, Inclusive and Enriching have a solid business or social enterprise background […]