20th June 2013

Head of Sales and Marketing – Family Action

Salary £45,804 to £50,474 including Inner London Weighting. Location – Flexible, with the ability to work from home plus nationwide travel. Family Action has been a leading provider of services to disadvantaged and socially isolated families since its foundation in 1869. They work with over 45,000 children and families a year by providing practical, emotional and financial support through over 100 services based in communities across England and their grant giving programme. A further 150,000 people benefit from their educational grants and information service. They tackle some of the most complex and difficult issues facing families today, including: protecting children, domestic abuse, mental ill health, learning disabilities and severe financial hardship. The Head of Sales and Marketing is a new role and will lead on developing and delivering a new sales and marketing strategy to support an ambitious growth strategy. You will build greater sales capability across the organisation, develop and market new service models, lead on service development strategies and secure business and new income in new and developing markets i.e. health and schools. You will manage the Family Action brand and will be the Website Manager – the latter including helping finalise the development of a new website […]
18th June 2013

Senior Practitioner – Hospital Discharge

Peridot Partners are currently looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to work in the London Borough of Brent as part of their Hospital Discharge team. We are looking for highly experienced individuals who have a proven track record in working in a high volume, fast paced environment. Excellent knowledge of Hospital Discharge is essential. Ambitious candidates are encouraged to apply for this role. You will be working within a council that is proud of its diversity. Valuing staff is high on their agenda with flexible working hours and excellent technology and databases available. You will be working in state of the art office facilities next to Wembley Stadium with access to transport links from the centre of London, as well as availability of pool cars. Click here for further details on this role, its benefits and the full package that is available.
18th June 2013

Senior Practitioner – Learning Disabilities

Peridot Partners are currently looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to work in the London Borough of Brent as part of their Learning Disabilities team. We are looking for highly experienced individuals who have excellent attention to detail and the most up to date knowledge of current social care legislation. Creative with solutions, you will have families and service users at the heart of your approach, whilst delivering key council messages. You will be ambitious and want to progress your career within a challenging environment. You will be working within a council that is proud of it’s diversity. Valuing staff is high on their agenda with flexible working hours and excellent technology and databases available. You will be working in state of the art office facilities next to Wembley Stadium with access to transport links from the centre of London, as well as availability of pool cars. Click here for further details on this role, it’s benefits and the full package that is available, and for details on how to apply.
11th June 2013

6 Talent Agents – Pop Up Talent Partnership

Salary – £17,000 per annum (37 hours per week) – Fixed-term contract for 18 months London, Birmingham, South Wales with travel Are you concerned that 1 million 16-24 year-olds in the UK are unemployed?   This a life changing job opportunity for 6 young people to create a youth led solution to the youth employment situation in partnership with the Foyer Federation, Good People, Changemakers and the Big Lottery Fund. The Foyer Federation are looking for Talent Agents to lead the design and delivery of a youth led Pop Up Talent campaign that will inspire thousands of young people to enhance their skills, create opportunities to secure employment, develop job opportunities and discover their talents.  You will work alongside a Programme Manager and Hub delivery teams in London, Birmingham or Wales to build programme content, manage events and digital talent portal, engage partners and support volunteers and young people on the programme. You will bring passion and energy for empowering young people to tackle youth unemployment head on alongside event  management, communications and people management skills.  You will be credible building relationships with a range of stakeholders, organising events and collaborating as part of a dynamic team. You may bring a background […]
7th June 2013

Principal Gifts Officer – The University of Oxford

Competitive salary and benefits Permanent, Full-Time The University of Oxford is one of Europe’s most innovative and entrepreneurial universities, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence in research and teaching. It employs over 10,000 staff and has a student population of over 21,000. In 2008 we launched Oxford Thinking, the biggest philanthropic campaign in European history, and surpassed our target of £1.25 billion in 2012; as a result, we have now set a revised target of £3 billion. To help us to achieve this new goal we are now seeking two experienced Principal Gifts Officers to support in the continuation of developing relationships and soliciting principal gifts globally, from high net worth individuals. To be successful in this role you will be an experienced fundraiser with an impressive track record in building strong relationships with prospects and donors (in the UK and/or internationally) and in securing significant principal gifts at the six and seven figure level. A graduate or equivalent, you will be tenacious, ambitious and self-reliant, but also adept at working collegially and developing excellent relationships with senior University officers, academics and your development colleagues. Your background is likely to be in the higher education […]
5th June 2013

St Catharine’s College – Deputy Development Director

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge seeks a Deputy Development Director. At St Catharine’s we are in the middle of a £30 million campaign and you will be central to its success. We are seeking an outstanding individual who has a track record in successful face to face fundraising. Working closely with the Development Director, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with a portfolio of existing and potential donors and developing legacy giving at St Catharine’s. The post calls for a well-organised, hard-working person with exceptional communication skills. Oxbridge or relevant experience within an educational setting as well as advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database would be highly advantageous. This is an exciting post where you will be joining a successful, friendly College, be part of a lively College environment and make a positive contribution to the future of this great institution. To find out more about this opportunity, please request an information pack by emailing Barbara Parr at barbara@peridotpartners.co.uk For an informal discussion about this role please call Julia Roberts on 07891 377458 or Brigitte Stundner on 07807 014772. Peridot Partners will, of course, respect the privacy of any conversations. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 3rd […]
4th June 2013

Director of Fundraising – Action for Children

Location – Holborn or Watford Circa £75,000   Our vision is a world where all children and young people have a sense of belonging, and are loved and valued – a world where they can fulfil their potential, shape their destiny and experience the joy of life. To achieve this mission we campaign, lobby and deliver over 650 services helping over 250,00 children, young people and families across the UK. We innovate, we’re responsive and our services are of the highest quality. Most importantly they deliver positive outcomes for children.   Our new Director of Fundraising will be highly motivated by our mission to provide life-changing services for some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.  At Action for Children you will have strategic and operational responsibility for the generation of voluntary income through diverse and sustainable income streams. You will be a strong strategic thinker, responsible for operational planning and delivery of all fundraising activity across the UK and for ensuring high standards of evaluation and monitoring. You will provide empowering leadership to the fundraising staff, modelling and eliciting high standards of performance and professionalism.  Our track record is strong but our potential is greater and our […]
3rd June 2013

Chief Executive – Hull University Union

Salary £60 – £65K + pension and excellent benefits Hull University Union (HUU) is a high performing, award winning students’ union. We focus on performance and achieve very high standards. We live and breathe our values of Safety & Security, Equality, Fun, Democracy, Representation and Quality for our students and  we’ve created a culture which is people focused,  relaxed and flexible; in short people enjoy working here as ‘one team’ and are committed to continually improving our student provision. An exciting opportunity has arisen to pick up this mantle of excellence and lead a new strategic vision as our next Chief Executive. Reporting to our board of Trustees we want you to bring new ideas, innovation and energy to help us continue to drive excellence within all of our membership provision – from our commercial areas to membership services As lead advisor to our Student Trustees you will also manage the interface between the political and operational aspects of HUU as well as taking the time to equip them with the knowledge and skills to undertake their roles effectively. To be successful in this role you will bring a track record of success in a senior strategic leadership role in […]