15th February 2016

Chief Executive, University of Bath Students’ Union

Salary:  Circa £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits The University of Bath Students’ Union (Bath SU) is an outstanding Students’ Union enjoying national recognition for our sector-leading portfolio of activity. As the representative body for around 16,000 students we enjoy a dynamic and empowering relationship with the University through championing the voice of students to challenge current practices and create positive change.  We currently have well over 2,000 student leaders who lead the Students’ Union in every way, from supporting clubs and societies to full time Officers. We are also a registered charity with around £4m income, 45 permanent staff, 70 student staff and a culture that is fun, vibrant, challenging and open minded. Our membership is diverse (70% undergraduate, 30% postgraduate and around 30% international) and students engage with us through over 130 student groups, volunteering opportunities, academic representation, campaigning activity, and through our advice and support services. This diversity presents a challenge and supporting postgraduate and international students will become an increasingly important aspect of our work. With the retirement of the current Chief Executive we are looking for somebody to build on our current excellent reputation, particularly in the areas of student leadership and peer-to-peer support. Being […]
3rd February 2016

Chair – Independent Resident Scrutiny Panel Board, Family Mosaic

Un-remunerated (but reasonable expenses will be paid) London Family Mosaic is an award winning housing association which provides good quality, affordable homes to rent and buy, as well as care and support services to thousands of people who need extra support. With over 25,000 homes for rent we serve more than 45,000 people and we’re one of the largest housing in London, Essex and the South East. As an organisation that strives to create and sustain resident-centred services of the highest quality for all our customers, we offer a range of ways in which our customers can help us develop and improve our services. The Independent Resident Scrutiny panel is a group of tenants and leaseholders who look at Family Mosaic’s services from a resident perspective. It works independently of, but in partnership with, Family Mosaic to improve services through scrutiny and inspection and makes recommendations on how we can improve. We’re now looking to appoint an impartial and objective Chair, someone who can drive and sustain the effectiveness of the IRSP, ensuring residents views, aspirations and priorities are central to and directly influence Family Mosaic’s strategic direction. You will also support the attraction and selection of new IRSP members. […]
29th January 2016

Head of Major Gifts, University of Buckingham

Location: Buckingham, UK Salary: £50,000 + benefits The University of Buckingham is a vibrant, lively and supportive intellectual community with a diverse and international student body. Its motto is ‘flying on its own wings’ (Alis volans propriis).  2016 marks the 40th anniversary and the University is poised for change and growth. We will soon unveil an ambitious new vision and development strategy to raise £100m (of which £16m has already been committed by donors). The Head of Major Gifts Fundraiser is a key appointment. Even though fundraising is relatively new, there is much to be proud about and we are building up a head of steam. Now we turn our attention to recruiting and building a team and thus the Head of Major Gifts is a new key role. We hope that this will offer an outstanding opportunity to build and establish a programme of development within a much-loved University with an excellent prospect list, with clear values and principles, with a great sense of ambition and with many friends and supporters. Buckingham is embarking on the next stage on an exciting journey and we hope that you will apply to come with us. The strength and clarity of the […]
27th January 2016

Head of Operations, UCLU

London £53,650-£58,337 (inclusive of London Allowance) Founded in 1893, UCLU are one of the longest running and biggest representative bodies for students globally. We are the voice for all students at UCL and our aim is to make students’ time at UCL safe, supported and vibrant, giving all students an opportunity to flourish. As a student-led charity we serve more than 38,000 students and have a turnover of c£10m. We provide a diverse range of services from a gym, pubs and cafes, through to volunteering opportunities, advice and support and a huge range of clubs and societies. And, of course, we actively represent our students within UCL. This is an exciting time for UCLU. Last year we appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, and we are now looking for a Head of Operations and Head of Student Engagement and Communication to join our newly formed leadership team, which also includes a new Head of Finance. These positions will play a key role in the development of a new culture at UCLU, signalling a step change in UCLU’s approach to actively engaging with its membership (more than 38,000 students) and ensuring far greater connectivity between departments and between staff and officers. […]
27th January 2016

Head of Student Engagement and Communication, UCLU

London £53,650-£58,337 (inclusive of London Allowance) Founded in 1893, UCLU are one of the longest running and biggest representative bodies for students globally. We are the voice for all students at UCL and our aim is to make students’ time at UCL safe, supported and vibrant, giving all students an opportunity to flourish. We serve a student body of more than 38,000 and have a turnover of c£10m. We provide a diverse range of services from a gym, pubs and cafes, through to volunteering opportunities, advice and support and a huge range of clubs and societies. And, of course, we actively represent our students within UCL. This is an exciting time for UCLU. Last year we appointed a new Chief Executive, and we are now looking for a Head of Operations and Head of Student Engagement and Communication to join our newly formed leadership team, which also includes a new Head of Finance. These positions will play a key role in the development of a new culture at UCLU, signalling a step change in UCLU’s approach to connecting with its membership (more than 38,000 students) and ensuring far greater connectivity between departments and between staff and officers. While student-led, we […]
27th January 2016

Mentors, Carer’s Trust

Advance Programme: Mentors required Can you adapt your skills and experience to make a difference to leaders of local charities? Voluntary Various locations around the UK Carers Trust is the UK’s largest charitable organisation specifically concerned with addressing the needs of carers. Together with 156 Network Partners working across the UK we provide support, information, advice and services for people caring for a family member or friend. Organisations delivering much needed services in social care face increasingly daunting challenges. In response, Carers Trust offers network leaders the opportunity to participate in ADVANCE, a dynamic mentoring programme geared to give participants the support needed to steer their organisations and services into the future. We are looking for new mentors to join this successful development programme. ADVANCE mentors have already helped over 44% of network CEOs develop their leadership skills, empowering them to grapple with the complexity of rapidly changing contexts, locally as well as nationally, in order to deliver and grow services that focus on the best outcomes for carers and those they care for. Independent research shows that the calibre of our mentor team is fundamental to the impact and success achieved by network CEOs. Our mentors need to be senior […]
26th January 2016

Regular Giving Manager, Imperial College London

Location: Based at South Kensington Campus, London Salary: £43,980 – £53,160 Imperial College London is the only UK university to focus entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business.  Our international reputation for excellence in teaching and research sees us consistently rated in the top 10 universities worldwide. We are strengthening our external profile and creating a major programme to diversify and raise income through development and alumni relations activities at all levels. We are delighted to say that we have already achieved a great deal. For example, the number of donors making gifts to Imperial has increased steadily in the last ten years, with over 5,500 donors in 2014-15. The team has secured a record number of new gifts at the £1 million-plus level, and recently Imperial received a gift of £40 million, the largest philanthropic gift to date. The Regular Giving team solicits support for projects across the university, from alumni and friends, and Imperial has ambitious plans to expand the programme to new groups of potential supporters including staff, parents and friends of the College. Your will be responsible for formulating and implementing strategy for integrated Regular Giving fundraising appeals across multiple channels, focussing on telephone fundraising (including […]
19th January 2016

Trusts and Foundations Manager, Imperial College London

Location: Based at South Kensington Campus, London Salary: £43,890 to £53,160 Type: One year contract Imperial College London is the only UK university to focus entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business. Our international reputation for excellence in teaching and research sees us consistently rated in the top 10 universities worldwide. We are strengthening our external profile and creating a major programme to diversify and raise income through development and alumni relations activities at all levels. We are delighted to say that we have already achieved a great deal. For example, the number of donors making gifts to Imperial has increased steadily in the last ten years, with over 5,500 donors in 2014-15. The team has secured a record number of new gifts at the £1 million-plus level, and recently Imperial received a gift of £40 million, the largest philanthropic gift to date. The Trusts and Foundations Manager is a pilot position that will be responsible for identifying and building a comprehensive programme of philanthropic funding applications to raise unrestricted and restricted funds (£50k +) from trusts and foundations for Imperial College’s Provostial and University-wide priorities. You will work creatively and in partnership with university leadership, colleagues in Advancement and […]