8th November 2017

Trustees and Treasurer, Migrant Help

Trustees and Treasurer Unremunerated but reasonable expenses will be paid London, with visits to UK offices Migrant Help is a national charity offering support, guidance and accommodation to vulnerable migrants across the UK. We provide services to asylum seekers, victims of human trafficking and other migrants. Whether someone has fled persecution, escaped from slavery or found themselves in a situation that they do not understand, Migrant Help offers advice, support and a place of safety. We were founded in 1963 to give support to migrants arriving through the ports of Kent, and since then have expanded across the UK. Our income is c£9.5m, a large proportion of which comes through government funding. We also have a successful social enterprise, Clear Voice, an interpreting and translation service whose profits are ploughed back into the charity. In the current geopolitical environment, we have found our services are needed by ever more individuals. In the wake of the Modern Slavery Act, there has also been an increased political focus on victims of human trafficking. We have recently welcomed a new Chief Executive, and are developing a new strategy to help us support more migrants and build our future sustainability. We are looking to […]
7th November 2017

Marketing and Communications Manager, Borne

Marketing and Communications Manager Location: Imperial College facilities at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, SW10 9NH, London Contract type: Permanent, full-time Remuneration: £35,000+ benefits Reports to: Head of Operations and Events Every child should have a full life that is unaffected by disability.  Around the world, 15 million children are born prematurely.  1 million children are born too early to survive; of those who do survive, many suffer life-long disability.  Borne was founded to find solutions to preterm birth, the leading cause of infant mortality and childhood disability. At Borne, we are working to make childbirth safer for mothers and babies, ensuring every child’s first day on earth would not be their hardest. Be inspired Research provides the foundations for lasting change.  85% of women who go into preterm labour are not identified to be at risk.  Borne was founded in 2012 by Professor Mark Johnson to support research that advances our understanding of pregnancy and identifies solutions to prevent or delay the onset of premature labour. We will make no progress in managing the complications of pregnancy until we understand the underlying physiological processes that are involved in normal and abnormal pregnancy and labour. Be challenged We are at an exciting […]
2nd November 2017

Chief Executive, Association for Art History

Chief Executive, Association for Art History Salary: c£65k, depending on proven experience, plus benefits Location: Farringdon, London EC1 The Association for Art History is the subject association for Art History in the UK. We champion a broad and inclusive Art History through our advocacy, events, grants, networks, membership and publications. It’s our role to promote the value of art history and visual culture today, as well as bring people together to share knowledge, inspire new thinking and advance research. We have a current membership of about 1,200, who are supported by a team of five staff based in our central London offices. As our new Chief Executive, you’ll join us at an incredibly important and exciting time as you help shape a transformational strategy that will realise our considerable potential. This is a complex and challenging role that requires energy, imagination and resilience. We are looking for somebody who can demonstrate a track record of leading organisational change within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. You will possess sophisticated communication skills, have effective stakeholder engagement strategies, and strong partnership development experience to be able to navigate our internal and external environments and balance many competing views. Credible and effective in an ambassadorial […]
30th October 2017

Senior Fundraising Manager, Orchid Project

Senior Fundraising Manager Orchid Project Vauxhall, London £38,000 – £42,000 Reports to: Chief Operating Officer Line reports: Responsibility for part-time Fundraising Assistant Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting – something we believe is entirely possible. To achieve this we advocate to ensure stakeholders resource and prioritise an end to FGC, communicate the potential to end FGC within a generation and partner with organisations that deliver a sustainable, proven end to FGC. Our funding comes from a range of different sources including major donors, trusts & foundations and international supporters. We are looking to increase this income, as well as our impact. Be inspired The last year has been our most successful fundraising year to date, and we have managed to nearly double our voluntary income. To continue our growth, we need to recruit a Senior Fundraising Manager to work with us to create and implement our fundraising strategy, focusing particularly on major donors and trusts & foundations. You will also contribute to our communications strategy, as well as work with our Trustees, Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer to increase our networks and reach. Reporting to our COO and working closely with our CEO, the role has responsibility for a part-time […]
25th October 2017

Trustees, Vista

Vista Trustees Unremunerated, but reasonable expenses will be paid Leicester Vista is a progressive and award winning charity providing a range of services to support blind and partially sighted adults and children in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. As well as rehabilitation, residential homes, social groups and befriending services, Vista provides specialist services for people with learning disabilities, dementia and dual sensory impairment. Building on our 160 years of service delivery we have grown income by 50% in the past 3 years, to £8million, and more importantly we’ve grown our reach by 250% and reach 12,500 people a year. We are the largest and fastest growing local sight loss charity in the UK. We already do excellent, award winning work, and are well positioned to build for the future. Our aim is to continue to develop and we have ambitious plans for the future, as contained in our new strategic plan. To enable us to realise these plans we’re now looking for four trustees to further strengthen our governance arrangements. We have a strong and diverse board of trustees, several of whom are due to retire over the next couple of years as their terms of office come to an end. […]
23rd October 2017

Head of Major Partnerships, Ambitious About Autism

Role: Head of Major Partnerships Salary: £60,000 + benefits Location: Muswell Hill, N10 3JA (with travel to other London sites) Reports to: Director of Fundraising Line reports: Senior Trusts/Statutory Fundraisers x2; Trusts Fundraiser; Major Donors Officer; additional team members as required to deliver strategy Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism – is yours? Ambitious about Autism was established in 1997 by a group of families of children with autism concerned at the lack of appropriate provision for their children. They set out to establish a school that would support their children to learn, thrive and achieve positive outcomes. Following a major capital fundraising campaign and a series of temporary locations and premises, the school and the charity moved into purpose-built accommodation in 2008, together creating the Pears National Centre for Autism Education. Since then the charity has grown its education services, opening both Ambitious College and The Rise School in 2014, and extended its national influencing and enabling activities. Focused on developing innovative service models that demonstrate excellent outcomes for young people and which are replicable and sustainable, we are committed to creating pathways to enable young people to live a […]
23rd October 2017

Philanthropy Manager, CW+

Philanthropy Manager CW+ Salary: £32,000 – £35,000 (negotiable) + benefits Location: London, SW10 9HS Reports to: Head of Campaign Development Contract: Permanent, full-time CW+ is the charity for Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust (CWFT) and its two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital. At the beginning of this year, CW+ and the Trust launched a three-year, £20m Critical Care Campaign to expand and redevelop the Neonatal Intensive Care and Adult Intensive Care Units, with the charity committing to raise half of this. This is our biggest, most ambitious fundraising campaign to date, and marked a new focus for the charity. We are currently on track to reach our target within our first year, two years ahead of schedule. In doing so, we have established the core of a successful major donor programme. Be Challenged Our ambitions will not cease with completion of the Critical Care Campaign, and we know there is significant potential to grow our fundraising operation. This growth requires more resource in our fundraising department, and represents an exciting opportunity for a talented major donor or trust fundraiser to have more responsibility, room to develop within the role, and take the next step […]
18th October 2017

Chair of the Corporation Board, East Sussex College Group

Role: Chair of the Corporation Board Term of office: A period determined by the Corporation Board (Minimum of two years) Remuneration: Unpaid with reasonable expenses Time requirement: A minimum of four days per month (equivalent) With the imminent launch of a new and invigorated College Group for East Sussex, we require our first Chair to initially build our new Corporation Board and lead it through its early stages of inception and then, into excellence. In addition to building your Board, we would expect our next Chair to be spending time very early on: – Briefing and meeting with colleagues across the College Group – Talking to partners and working closely with East Sussex County Council, the Government’s Transaction Unit, the Local Enterprise Partnerships and other primary stakeholder groups – Acting in an ambassadorial role to connect with the communities the College Group serves – Supporting the creation of the College Group’s strategic plan As Chair, your main areas of responsibility will include: – Providing outstanding leadership for the Corporation Board, meeting routinely with the CEO and Director(s) of Governance between Board meetings and following up decisions – Acting as an ambassador for the College Group and attending official functions – […]