22nd March 2017

Head of Marketing and Organisational Development, Lancaster University Students’ Union

Salary: £40,523 to £46,924 + Generous Pension and Flexible Benefits package The Union Lancaster University Students’ Union (LUSU) is an exciting charity with an £8m+ turnover and one clear goal; to inspire and support our students to love their time at Lancaster. We have over 40 members of staff dedicated to this goal and support our work by delivering quality services to the 13,000+ students at Lancaster University. This includes managing the societies and sports clubs on campus, running large events such as the Graduation Ball attended by over 1,000 students per year, advice and support services and operating commercial services such as a student lettings agency and the Sugarhouse nightclub. The Role As part of our on-going development we are now in the position to recruit a Head of Marketing and Organisational Development to join our Senior Management Team and support the Chief Executive and Full Time Elected Officers in all aspects of the leadership and management of the Union. This role will lead a team of 7 full-time staff and approximately 50 student support staff, with £1.3 million budget to deliver; marketing, research, insight and impact, running the nightclub, events and developing new areas of business for the […]
20th March 2017

Trustees, The Children’s Food Trust

Location: Sheffield and occasionally in London Salary: Un-remunerated but reasonable expenses paid The Children’s Food Trust is on a mission… to get every child eating well at home, in childcare, at school and beyond. We believe every child has a right to eat nutritious food. When children eat better, they do better. We do what we do because by getting children eating well today, we’re creating the healthier adults of tomorrow. We’re the national charity sharing the skills, knowledge and confidence to cook from scratch, helping anyone who provides food for children to do a great job and encouraging industry to help families make better food choices. Our work benefits children and families, it will also cut costs to the NHS, create a more productive workforce and inspire better habits in future generations. Since we started in 2005 we’ve achieved a great deal: leading the launch of the first national school food standards and guidelines on health food in childcare for England; creating the Let’s Get Cooking club network across the country; supporting schools in England to get ready for Universal Infant Free School Meals and teaching thousands of children and parents to get cooking. However, there’s still so much more […]
13th March 2017

Director of Human Resources, VoiceAbility

Cambridgeshire. Other locations may be considered. 4 days per week £56,500 – £66,000 pro rata VoiceAbility’s mission is to strengthen voices, 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 children, young people and people with dementia. We have a turnover of c£8.5m, employing 320 staff across the UK and 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. 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, achieve greater social impact and operate more productively and effectively. Our focus is on driving sustainability and on developing new service directions. We now need a progressive and customer focused Director of HR to help us to deliver our growth plans […]
13th March 2017

Chief Executive Officer, Leicester Students’ Union

£55-60k + generous pension and benefits package   Exceptional Union. Exceptional Experience. We believe that University life is a truly unique experience, full of incredible people and amazing activities. That’s why we’re dedicated to ensuring every one of the 22,000 students Leicester Students’ Union represents embarks on a journey that is nothing short of exceptional. We do this by providing an abundance of engaging services to ensure our students enjoy every single minute of their time in Leicester. Context & Role Recently, we have just undergone a period of significant change. We have merged the Union’s catering and retail services with the University’s in a new commercial company, equally owned by both organisations. This process has taken place alongside the development of an Estates Strategy within the University, which plans further development of the Union’s sector leading building. Given these developments we are now in a position to welcome a new Chief Executive, who will have the opportunity, resources and support to help define and shape our goal to be the most innovative Students’ Union in the UK. The Challenge We need a bold and creative leader who can drive us to be more purposeful in creating innovative and entrepreneurial […]
10th March 2017

Head of Fundraising, Orchid Project

Vauxhall, London £40,000 – £42,000 Reports to: Chief Operating Officer Line reports: Dotted line responsibility for part-time Development 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 supporter groups. 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 Head of Fundraising to create and implement our fundraising strategy, focusing particularly on major donors and trusts & foundations. You will also contribute significantly 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 Chief Operating Officer, the role has dotted line responsibility for a […]
27th February 2017

Head of Fundraising, The Felix Project

Title: Head of Fundraising Reports to: Chair and Trustee Board Location: Park Royal, West London with home working Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 + 10% pension The Felix Project is a London charity working with food suppliers and 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 £5 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 have 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 […]
20th February 2017

Director of Engagement, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

Job Title: Director of Engagement Location: London, NW3 5PQ Reports To: Chief Executive Salary: circa £75,000 + pension (more for an exceptional candidate) The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the largest voluntary Movement dedicated to girls and young women in the world. Our diverse Movement represents 10 million girls and young women from 146 countries. Be challenged Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is a truly international, volunteer-led movement that creates generations of confident, capable and daring girls, ready to speak out, take action and take the lead to make the world a better place. WAGGGS keeps the Movement thriving, united and growing. We support our Member Organisations to become even stronger, so they can help girls everywhere to speak out and take action. The role As a charity, we are on journey of building on our proud history to become a more dynamic and relevant global organisation, better equipped to support girls and young women in today’s world. To help us on that journey, we are recruiting an exceptional Director of Engagement to lead our fundraising, communications and advocacy teams. Our income sits at approximately £5.5m per year, with around £3.5m of that coming from […]
20th February 2017

Chief Executive, Early Intervention Foundation

Location: London Salary: £90-£100K Established in 2013, the Early Intervention Foundation is an independent charity and What Works Centre which champions and supports the use of effective early intervention for children with signals of risk. As well as assessing and disseminating the evidence on the effectiveness of early intervention programmes, our research and policy work aims to improve the social and emotional development of children and young people.  Our aim is to increase the amount of effective early intervention to improve outcomes for children and their families. We now seek a new Chief Executive who can drive our next phase of development. Working with a capable team and expert trustee board, we are looking for someone with the credibility, energy, and tenacity to continue to develop our strong and respected national profile. Building on our highly credible evidence base, your key focus will be effectively disseminating and driving adoption of this evidence to change practice and policy. You will be responsible for developing cross-cutting and multi-agency national and regional partnerships to support change. You will also support the development of diverse funding sources to build a sustainable and resilient organisation. Our ideal candidate will be an authoritative leader with exceptional […]