27th October 2014

Trustee roles, Children’s Food Trust

Un-remunerated / Sheffield The Children’s Food Trust is the national charity protecting every child’s right to eat better and, so, to do better; at school, at home and beyond. Our vision is that all children should have the balanced diet, cooking skills and food education they need for good health and to reach their potential. We are tenacious and passionate in the pursuit of our vision. We always base our policy and programmes on the best scientific evidence. We listen carefully before we speak, and take pride in building our reputation as the experts in children’s food. We are a national organisation, which operates locally through a team of regionally based staff and this means we can both influence national agendas and deliver programmes well at a local level. Building a firm position as the experts in children’s food and nutrition, and operating in a complex and changing environment we are about to launch our new strategy. This will see us extend our reach (alone and in partnership), broaden into new markets,  secure new income streams through our newly established trading company and other sources, and to influence and inform this policy agenda. To enable us to do this we […]
15th October 2014

Chief Executive, Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Salary: up £90,000 total package + contribution to relocation costs Location: Isle of Wight   The Earl Mountbatten Hospice is a highly regarded independent charity providing comprehensive end-of-life healthcare for the Isle of Wight community. Building on the foundations of more than 30 years, we support and care for people with life-shortening illnesses and their families and carers. Our core services include a 14 bed in patient facility, Hospice at Home and the recently opened John Cheverton Centre which provides a range of day services, therapies, support and information for patients and their families.   We are currently looking to recruit a Chief Executive who embodies the values of the hospice movement, understands the future challenges ahead and is passionate about people. They will want to work closely with the Board of Trustees and executive directors to develop and deliver services which ensure we reach more people; effectively meet the needs of people effected by death and bereavement and ensure we are sustainable for future generations.  We want to remain the Island’s lead provider of palliative care and the Chief Executive will ensure we stay true to our values and strategic aims. It is important to us that the Chief Executive […]
13th October 2014

Development Director, The Ireland Fund of Great Britain

Salary:  Competitive The Ireland Fund of Great Britain is seeking a new Development Director to spearhead fundraising efforts in the UK. It is an exciting time for the IFGB as we embark on a period of expansion and rejuvenation. The end of the Forgotten Irish campaign has brought about a re-launch of our identity, mission and values. We aim to expand our awareness and focus on our core objective of fundraising. With c. 10% of the UK population claiming an Irish Grandparent and one quarter claiming Irish ancestry or some other form of Irish ancestry or connection, the IFGB can relate to a massive potential donor-base. We retain a lot of goodwill in the Irish community in the UK which can be cultivated and harvested. It is an exciting time to be Irish in the UK with a vast number of Irish excelling across various industries and sectors. We recently launched the UK chapter of the Young Leaders Programme to drive and build our donor-base of tomorrow and were greeted by a great response with over 100 at our first event. Our 12th annual Winter Ball continues to be a great draw, with over 300 guests and the last three […]
30th September 2014

Chief Executive, ACROSS

Salary – £60-70K London based ACROSS is a charity providing transport and support to enable those with special care needs to go on pilgrimages to Lourdes. Our travellers whom are sick and disabled (whom we call VIPs) are taken to Lourdes, accompanied by a doctor, nurses, a priest and helpers by Jumbulance:  a unique vehicle adapted to provide specialist transport with care and comfort.  Priority is given to those in terminal illness, those with progressive diseases and those whose medical conditions make it impossible or impractical to use conventional means of transport. Our aim is to enable people to participate in a spiritual experience, while also enjoying holiday activities in the company of others. Our transport is unique and so is our service; our pilgrimage’s are open to anyone and the special shared experience people enjoy sets us apart. Looking ahead to the next stage of our development and having recently relocated our head office to East London we are now seeking our first Chief Executive who can help us professionalise our operations and  realise our future aims. We want to deliver an ambitious five year plan where we intend to double the number of people travelling with us, build […]
29th September 2014

Deputy Head of Data and Business Intelligence, University of Birmingham

Salary: £38,511 – £45,954 Are you a leading and recognised research professional with the ability to influence strategy? We’re looking for someone with a strong track record of managing prospect pipelines, corporate relationship portfolio management or similar to join our team.  With evidence of tailoring research procedures, knowledge of the political and business environment of the UK and overseas and an ability to work with senior management, you’ll be passionate about the role philanthropy and business engagement can play within Higher Education. The University is entering the final year of its £160m Circles of Influence Campaign and thanks to incredible support from alumni and friends, philanthropy has once again changed the face of our University. From the newly built Bramall Music Building which completed our Founder’s vision for our redbrick University campus, to life-changing Prostate Cancer trials, our Campaign has been diverse and impacted on all elements of University life. With just one year to go this is your chance to join us, make your mark on our University and help us garner support for more amazing projects. Alongside raising philanthropic funds, in 2012 we merged with the Business Engagement team who bring together academic and corporate partners to support […]
29th September 2014

Head of Data and Business Intelligence, University of Birmingham

Salary: £47,328k – £54,841 Are you a leading and recognised data analytics professional with the ability to influence strategy? We’re looking for someone to join us who is adept at working with senior management, who has a strong track record of data analysis and experience of informing strategy development in a complex organisation. The Head of Data and Business Intelligence is your opportunity to play a part in shaping our 5-year divisional strategy, focussing our future fundraising ambitions and helping the Business Engagement team hit their stretching targets. The University is entering the final year of its £160m Circles of Influence Campaign and thanks to incredible support from alumni and friends, philanthropy has once again changed the face of our University. From the newly built Bramall Music Building which completed our Founder’s vision for our redbrick University campus, to life-changing Prostate Cancer trials, our Campaign has been diverse and impacted on all elements of University life. With just one year to go this is your chance to make your mark on the University and help us garner support for more amazing projects. In 2012 the Development and Alumni Relations Office merged with the Business Engagement team who bring together academic […]
22nd September 2014

Director of Commercial Development, University of Leicester Students’ Union

Salary – £55K + benefits University of Leicester Students’ Union  is a modern and vibrant organisation supporting over 22,000 student members who study at one of the top 20 ranked universities in the UK. It employs 300 people,  has a turnover of £5m and provides a range of services and opportunities such as  events, clubs & societies, volunteering, RAG and welfare, to enable their students’ time at university to be  the best it can be; in fact they want their members’ experience to be exceptional. Following a restructuring of the senior management team, our client, has created this new strategic role to lead the development of the  union’s commercial services.  The commercial operations currently include: a live music venue, catering facilities, cafes, bars, retail outlets and a Starbucks concession, however, there is opportunity to do more. As the first strategic director looking at commercial services the focus will be to review the commercial operations, to develop a new strategy and operating plan for the next three years and drive a stronger focus on the student customer. This will include working closely with the marketing team to develop and embed customer relationship management to enhance our customer interaction. To be successful […]
16th September 2014

Chief Executive, Brightside

Competitive salary London   Brightside is a charity that seeks to raise disadvantaged young people’s aspirations and awareness about education and career pathways and enhance their capability to achieve those aspirations. We believe that it’s talent that should define opportunities for young people, not background. We do this through the provision of online mentoring and resources. We are recognised as the clear leader in online mentoring, working with over 100 different organisations and supporting over 45,000 disadvantaged young people since 2003.  We work with partners in higher education and employers in the private and public sectors, both delivering individual institutional projects, for example with individual universities, and leading on large scale national projects, such as with the NHS. We are well regarded by our partners, and deliver high quality mentoring and clear impacts for mentees. After more than five years at the helm, our Chief Executive, Dr Tessa Stone, is moving to the South West and we are seeking an inspirational leader as her successor. We are at a pivotal moment in our development, and need a Chief Executive who can deliver organisational growth: extending our reach, diversifying the partners we work with, growing the size of the projects we […]