18th November 2016

Business Development & Programmes Director, Grandparents Plus

Salary c.£55k + Benefits Location and working hours are flexible.   The post holder will however be required to work in London at least two days per week.  Grandparents Plus is a national charity that celebrates and supports grandparents and other family members who are raising a relative’s child. We champion the role of grandparents in the family and wider society to support children, young people and families in a unique way. It is a truly transformational time in our history following a successful merger with The Grandparents’ Association. As well as a strategic review and organisational restructuring, we have achieved a stable financial position and are poised on a launchpad for growth. There are many areas of potential development, although we are currently focused on growing our kinship carer support project, Relative Experience, which is at the heart of our work. This project is active in 12 local authority areas currently, with plans for a national roll-out over the next 4 years. This role is an incredible opportunity to join the CEO as the only Director in the organisation, placed right at the heart of Grandparents Plus’ core work. Initially, your role will be to scale and roll-out the Relative Experience project as […]
11th November 2016

Corporate Manager, Canning House

Location: Belgrave Square, London SW1 Type: Permanent / Full Time Salary: c£40k, depending on proven skills and experience Canning House is the UK’s leading membership organisation for informed comment, contacts and debate on Latin American politics, economy and business, as well as for the celebration and promotion of the languages, culture and history of Latin America, Spain and Portugal, we occupy a unique place at the heart of the political, diplomatic, business and cultural relationship between the UK, Latin America and Iberia. Canning House serves a very broad and diverse community of interest from across the British political, diplomatic, business, academic and cultural spheres along with their Latin American and Iberian counterparts. Presidents, prime ministers, ministers, parliamentarians, ambassadors, business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, thought leaders, writers, journalists, lobbyists, campaigners and interested individuals from all walks of life and who share a common and active interest in Latin America and Iberia find a home in Canning House. Working at Canning House is ideal for anyone with a knowledge of and passion for Latin America and Iberia. All members of the small and hard-working team speak either Spanish or Portuguese or both and have personal experience of living or working in relevant countries. […]
7th November 2016

Trusts & Foundations Executive, International Rescue Committee

Location: London, WC1A 2QL Salary: c.£31,000 – £34,000 Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencies and helping uprooted communities to rebuild. IRC-UK was established in London in 1997 to support the organisations global activities and particularly to diversify its donor base and be able to better advocate with European policy-makers on behalf of the people we serve. IRC-UK has grown rapidly and is now acknowledged for its high quality project management, technical expertise in governance and rights and economic recovery, and innovative thinking on early recovery and gender based violence.  The IRC supports people wherever they are, irrespective of whether they are in the headlines.  In 2015, the IRC reached people in over 40 countries, from Myanmar to Mali; from Syria to Seattle. Be challenged We develop and maintain outstanding relationships with our trust and foundation supporters and are seeking an ambitious and motivated Trusts & Foundations Executive to deliver vital funds from this area. Reporting to and working closely with our Trusts & Foundations Manager, you will assist in the development and implementation of our trusts fundraising strategy. Taking responsibility for a portfolio of trusts and foundations, you […]
7th November 2016

Trusts & Foundations Manager, International Rescue Committee

Location: London, WC1A 2QL Salary: c.£36,000 Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencies and helping uprooted communities to rebuild. IRC-UK was established in London in 1997 to support the organisations global activities and particularly to diversify its donor base and be able to better advocate with European policy-makers on behalf of the people we serve. IRC-UK has grown rapidly and is now acknowledged for its high quality project management, technical expertise in governance and rights and economic recovery, and innovative thinking on early recovery and gender based violence.  The IRC supports people wherever they are, irrespective of whether they are in the headlines.  In 2015, the IRC reached people in over 40 countries, from Myanmar to Mali; from Syria to Seattle. Be challenged We develop and maintain outstanding relationships with our trust and foundation supporters and are seeking a high calibre charity professional to develop strategy and lead our income from this area. Reporting to and working closely with our Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships, you will use your highly tuned relationship skills to manage our existing portfolio of trusts and foundations, uplifting gifts as well as further realising […]
4th November 2016

External Trustees & Committee Members, Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union

Voluntary Everything we do is led by students, for students. ARU Students’ Union exists to represent the students of Anglia Ruskin University. We are currently supported by a professional management team and a board of Trustees with £2million turnover and 34 career staff spread across campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough. Over the past 6 years ARU Students’ Union have emerged from a challenging period of history, successfully turning a financial deficit into a surplus, with a new and exciting phase in the organisation’s journey ahead.  The next piece of the jigsaw, following a Board review process, is to recruit new External Trustees & Committee Members who will play a critical part in building the success of the Union. Students’ Union Trustee boards are unique, as they have direct representation from student leaders on the Board alongside more experienced External Trustees. This presents a rewarding opportunity for those who want to support students, who are developing as leaders within their communities, to make long-term and strategic decisions that benefit the students of Anglia Ruskin University in the coming years. You will also support the Chief Executive and staff team to deliver the organisational goals and plans created by the Board. […]
27th October 2016

Finance and Performance Director, IEMA

Salary: c£70k per annum, depending on proven experience Location: Lincoln, LN6 7AS IEMA is the largest environment and sustainability professional body in the world and has a central role to play in the emergence of new sustainable economies. Collectively our 14,000+ members from over 100 countries have the skills, knowledge and experience to transform their organisations and resolve the conflicting challenges that society now faces: people, planet and profit. In doing so they are making their specific contribution to the climate change and sustainability objectives set by world leaders. The Finance and Performance Director will ensure IEMA manages its resources and builds its capability effectively and efficiently across Finance, IT and HR functions. Reporting to the CEO, heading up a team of seven and as an integral member of the Leadership Team you will play a key role in the ongoing growth and development of IEMA.  You will provide comprehensive and professional financial support that is coherently aligned with IEMA’s vision and strategy, make best use of the resources available to exploit IEMA’s technology investments and create a HR function that will drive a culture of teamwork, high performance and high engagement. This is not a role for the faint […]
24th October 2016

Senior Legacy & IMO Manager, Help for Heroes

Senior Legacy & IMO Manager Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3RB or London, EC3R 8AD Salary:  £38,000 – £42,000 plus London Weighting (£3k) Help for Heroes was founded in 2007 to provide direct, practical support for wounded, injured and sick veterans, servicemen and women and their loved ones. The Opportunity Legacy income has quickly become one of the most significant parts of our income portfolio. Your role will be crucial in developing a legacy marketing strategy to ensure we capture people’s forward thinking generosity and make it both simple and rewarding to leave a gift in their Will to Help for Heroes. IMO is also a popular form of support. Focus is required to ensure that we engage this community of supporters and provide increased opportunity for people to fundraise in memory of their loved ones. Reporting to the Head of Individual Giving, this role will be responsible for legacy marketing, IMO donations and fundraising as well as the consideration of tribute fundraising.  Legacy income has grown from c£2m in 2010 to £9m in 2015 entirely organically. IMO has rested between £1-2m without any proactive marketing. This brand new role develop our strategy in these areas, working with colleagues across the […]
24th October 2016

Senior Individual Giving Manager, Help for Heroes

Senior Individual Giving Manager Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3RB or Central London, EC3R 8AD Salary:  £38,000 – £42,000 plus London Weighting (£3k) Help for Heroes was founded in 2007 to provide direct, practical support for our Armed Forces, veterans and their loved ones. The Opportunity This truly is a unique opportunity to join a top 10 charity brand and create their inaugural IG strategy. Launching only nine years ago, H4H have become the best known military charity in the UK and have received £315m to date. As we focus on our commitment to deliver our support for life, we are looking for a senior IG fundraiser to join the team and create a giving environment that will fulfil our income need, year on year. Engaging the nation to ‘do their bit’, whilst never losing sight of our ethical fundraising principles. Your job is to help us raise the vital funds that allow us to provide support and services to our servicemen and women, many of whom now live with life changing injuries sustained during service. Reporting to the Head of Individual Giving, this role will be responsible for all voluntary donations with a combined value of approximately £6m per year. […]