30th May 2017

Director of Business Development, VoiceAbility

Director of Business Development 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. 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 and looked after children. We put the people we work with at the heart of our organisation. Last year we supported over 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 c£8.5m, 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 achieve this our strategy sets our direction to improve what we do, deliver greater social impact and operate more productively and effectively. Our focus […]
16th May 2017

Head of Marketing & Communications, Institute of Imagination

Location: Shoreditch, London E1 Salary: circa Up to £45,000 per annum Every child is born with the capability to imagine – bursting with curiosity, wonder and an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. But children today have less time and space than ever to flex their imaginations. The Institute of Imagination (iOi) is creating a new kind of space for imaginations to grow. A world-class cultural destination in London that puts children at its heart. A place for families to make, play, create and explore together. To bring the Institute of Imagination to life, we’re working with experts, teachers, parents and – most important of all – children. All united by the belief that imagination matters. Our current focus is delivering our Imagination Lab programmes for families, schools, and communities, while working towards our primary goal of securing a site in London for the iOi campus. An inspirational and diverse Board of Trustees and Advisory Board support us, and our enviable list of Patrons is packed with world-renowned experts and advisers. We are now looking for a motivated, diligent and imaginative Head of Marketing and Communications to join us to build our public presence and reputation, increase awareness amongst a wide range […]
16th May 2017

Director of Finance & Enterprise, Institute of Imagination

Location: Shoreditch, London E1 Salary: circa £45,000 per annum for 3 days per week Two Year Contract Every child is born with the capability to imagine – bursting with curiosity, wonder and an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. But children today have less time and space than ever to flex their imaginations. The Institute of Imagination (iOi) is creating a new kind of space for imaginations to grow. A world-class cultural destination in London that puts children at its heart. A place for families to make, play, create and explore together. To bring the Institute of Imagination to life, we’re working with experts, teachers, parents and – most important of all – children. All united by the belief that imagination matters. Our current focus is delivering our Imagination Lab programmes for families, schools, and communities, while working towards our primary goal of securing a site in London for the iOi campus. An inspirational and diverse Board of Trustees and Advisory Board support us, and our enviable list of Patrons is packed with world-renowned experts and advisers. We are now looking for a motivated, proactive and imaginative individual to lead our financial management and enterprise activity. You will be part of a […]
15th May 2017

Senior Philanthropy Manager, Women’s Rights, Oxfam

Location: London (1 day per week in Oxford) Salary: £47,000 – £51,000 including London weighting  It takes time and energy to win the fight against poverty. It also takes a huge amount of financial support. We depend on high value fundraising to help fund our emergency, development and campaigning work and we need specific expertise in major gift fundraising to grow our income over the coming years. Be challenged We connect and inspire people to make change happen through rewarding relationships built on trust, mutual understanding and fulfilling experiences. Reporting to and working closely with our Head of Major Gifts, you will use your highly tuned relationship skills and understanding of the high net-worth audience to increase philanthropic support for Oxfam’s work on Women’s Rights. The role This post has responsibility for developing innovative, ambitious and effective relationships with HNWIs to secure significant and sustainable funding at a five and six figure plus level. Working with philanthropists to have a direct impact on women’s rights globally, important internal relationships include our trustee board as well as our Director of Gender Justice & Women’s Rights. Be involved You will have considerable experience of securing and developing major partnerships with high net-worth […]
12th May 2017

Commercial Director, Bar Council

Commercial Director (12 month FTC), Bar Council London, WC1V 7HZ Salary: £70,000 to £90,000 p.a, depending on proven experience, plus exceptional benefits The Bar Council both represents the nearly 16,000 or so barristers in England and Wales, and is responsible for ensuring that the independent Bar Standards Board – the regulator of the Bar – is able to do its vital job effectively. We influence policy, ensure that the voice of the Bar is heard where it matters, and provide services to Barristers to help them to thrive. We are committed to supporting the rule of law, at home and abroad, and campaign tirelessly to ensure that the citizen’s right to justice is maintained and supported. In recent years, we have systematically modernised and professionalised the Bar Council’s operations. The organisation has changed a good deal in that time, and for the better. In light of these changes it is now time for a thorough review of our commercial strategy. We need to ensure that we are business-like and efficient in all that we do, creative and imaginative in dealing the complex issues that we face, and can-do in approach. The interim Commercial Director will play a key role in […]
10th May 2017

One External Trustee and One External Committee Member, Kent Union

Location: Canterbury Voluntary roles: Expenses only   Kent Union is the representative body for students of the University of Kent and provides wide-ranging services for its members at campuses across Kent and on the Continent. We are a registered Charity, with annual revenues in excess of £11 million, 600 staff, 2,500 volunteers and services including a nightclub and a nursery, employment agency and retail outlets, a welfare advice centre, volunteering opportunities and a wide range of student activities. Kent Union is regularly included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For and is often referred to as an example of good governance practice in the charity sector.   We offer vital support and services to the students of The University of Kent via our range of operations and aim to engage with more students and deliver more wins for the student body. To be able to deliver and expand on our services and representation for students we need effective and engaged boards providing expertise, understanding and support. This means that we need people who are able to contribute both in their areas of expertise, but also to governance within the overall context of the Union’s strategic discussions. It is essential that […]
8th May 2017

Chief Executive, The Felix Project

Chief Executive The Felix Project c.£80,000 pa + 10% non-contributory pension Home working and Park Royal (West London) The Felix Project is a London charity working with 60 food suppliers and 80 charities to reduce food waste and food poverty. We collect food from supermarkets, wholesalers and other food suppliers – food that is fresh and nutritious but cannot be sold for various reasons. We deliver this food free of charge to charities which provide meals or food parcels to their clients, many of whom are extremely vulnerable and living at the margins of society. Our business model is very lean, with every £1 donated delivering £7 of good food to people in need. Each week, the fresh food we redistribute provides wholesome hot meals for over 9,000 Londoners including the elderly, the homeless, people with mental health issues, refugees and asylum seekers and vulnerable families and children. Be inspired The Felix Project received charitable status in 2016 and has since raised approximately £1.4 million from a combination of major donor, corporate partners and trusts & foundations. Our profile has been raised significantly by the ‘The Big Food Rescue’ BBC documentary as well as high profile articles in the Evening Standard […]
5th May 2017

Head of Database & Fundraising Support, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Salary: Competitive + benefits (including NHS pension) Location: Chelsea, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey  Reports to: Associate Director, Finance and Operations 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 and demonstrate how charitable support will improve cancer care and outcomes for all patients. 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 innovative new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged To achieve our ambition, we must transform as a charity. We are investing in our team and our brand, while simultaneously […]