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 […]
14th February 2017

Membership Director, British Retail Consortium

London Bridge, London Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 per annum, based upon on proven experience (more for an exceptional candidate), plus 10% bonus potential and benefits Retail is an exciting, diverse and dynamic industry undergoing transformational change. The BRC (British Retail Consortium) is the lead trade association for the retail industry. Our mission is to make a positive difference to the industry and to the customers it serves. We tell the story of retail and lead the industry working with our members to shape debates and influence issues and opportunities that will help make that positive difference. As we enter a new phase in our history, we have created the position of Membership Director to bring new thinking and approaches to delivering revenue growth, membership expansion and development. You will lead a diverse team across marketing, events and business development to grow our revenue streams and to exceed our current growth plans. Working with colleagues across the business you will ensure that the value proposition is maintained and enhanced in order to broaden our customer base of UK retailers, trade associations, suppliers of services to the retail industry and financial institutions. The successful candidate will come with a proven track record […]
13th February 2017

Digital and Data Director, The Institution of Structural Engineers

City, London EC1 Salary: Circa £85,000 gross per annum subject to experience and formal qualification plus excellent benefits package. As a highly skilled digital expert, this is a unique opportunity to lead transformational change that will have a lasting impact on both an organisation and influence on a global profession. The Institution of Structural Engineers is the world’s largest membership organisation dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering. The Institution is a recognised source of expertise and information concerning all issues that involve structural engineering and public safety within the built environment run by c60 staff who support our 27,000 members in 105 countries. The Digital and Data Director is a new role created to provide leadership to a range of new digital transformation programmes and projects. It will develop and deliver the Digital Transformation Strategy to embed digital across the Institution to enhance its brand identity and international reach. We welcome individuals from all sectors, however, you must have a demonstrable track record of delivering digital projects to achieve business outcomes, along with contract negotiation and procurement of capital projects and proven expertise in data management and analysis. You’ll need to be able to present a breadth […]
13th February 2017

Chair of the Board of Trustees, CIMSPA

CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) received Chartered status in 2012. Its purpose is to design and implement professional standards for people working in this rapidly growing and increasingly influential sector. The Institute has moved beyond its initial phase of bringing together a number of organisations to establish a single, recognised body in the industry and now needs a transformative Chair to lead the organisation through this exciting phase. The organisation has been given an unprecedented mandate by DCMS and Sport England and will receive significant funding and support to achieve this objective: ‘Sport England will support the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), in developing and implementing a single, clear and rigorous set of standards for all sport and exercise professionals, with a similar clear and rigorous system for assessment, and awarding and validating qualifications, starting in January 2016.’ ‘Sport England will develop a workforce strategy in 2016 and will work with CIMSPA towards greater professionalisation of the sport sector with a clear skills framework including good quality CPD provision.’ In recruiting a Chair we are looking for somebody who can build an effective Board and advocate and influence […]
13th February 2017

Chief Executive, Learning through Landscapes

Salary up to £55k Winchester, Hampshire (with national travel) Flexible working and job share options considered.   Learning through Landscapes (LTL), is the only UK charity specialising in outdoor learning and play, linking advocacy, delivery and research in practice. We are respected as leaders in our field, and our reputation is a significant asset – enabling us to develop strong partnerships through which we win and deliver work, and influence key players. Having gone through a period of considerable transformation under our current leader, we have now achieved financial stability (c£1.5m turnover) and diversified our projects beyond schools to support other disadvantaged groups in the community: from vulnerable families to homeless young people, foster carers to people with dementia. We are experts in linking education and training to the environment, where we have a track record of delivering outstanding outcomes. LTL is small, yet strong, and with significant presence throughout the UK.  We have an expert, highly committed, and enthusiastic team. Our head office is in Winchester, but our team in Scotland operates under a separate brand, Grounds for Learning, and we also have projects in Wales and Northern Ireland. Following the diversification of our work and our new found […]
6th February 2017

Head of Sport Strategy, University of Greenwich

Head of Sport Strategy Salary – £53,416-£59,164 University of Greenwich Sport and physical activity has a key role in the life of a university, for students, staff and the wider community and its positive impact has a tangible and far reaching impact. The University of Greenwich is committed to ensuring its sport provision delivers at all levels, from participation to elite performance, playing a key role in student recruitment and engagement, delivering socially and commercially and further enhancing the University’s reputation. Based at our campuses in Greenwich and Avery Hill, you will lead on the strategic development of sport and physical activity, working with key partners and on key projects to implement the University’s Sports Strategy. Improving competitive performance, increasing wider participation, improving facilities, developing key partnerships and creating opportunities will be among your areas of focus as you work with all areas of the University, its stakeholders and partners. This is a great opportunity for an extremely capable leader with a background in the sports and physical activity sector. The ability to forge productive relationships at all levels will be key, a detailed understanding of the sector is essential but most important will be the drive and innovative approach […]