5th April 2013

Trinity College, Cambridge – Head of the Office of Alumni Relations and Development

Attractive salary and benefits  Trinity College, one of the largest Colleges in Cambridge and consistently ranked as one of the top performing, is seeking a Head of the Office of Alumni Relations and Development. Established in 1546 by Henry VIII, Trinity, which counts individuals such as Sir Isaac Newton and Francis Bacon amongst its alumni, continues to flourish and grow, and is now home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 180 Fellows.  Trinity prides itself in providing its members with a rewarding, richly resourced and intellectually inspiring place in which to pursue their education and research. It attracts a lively and diverse student population from every corner of the UK and around the world. Working with the Campaign Director, this role offers a career defining opportunity to lead and grow Trinity’s ambitious Alumni Relations and Development Office as the College prepares to launch a new fundraising campaign which is set to coincide with and support the next University of Cambridge’s campaign. The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and motivate a team, as well as a proven track record of building relationships either in the context of fundraising or Alumni Relations. With experience ideally gained in […]
27th March 2013

The University of Oxford – Head of Development – Corporate

Location: Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2J     Salary:  £50,186 – £58,157 per annum with possible extension to £63,536 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; we have now set a revised target of £3 billion. To help us to achieve this new goal we have created the new post of Head of Development – Corporate, to lead and drive a new strategy that will create a step change in our corporate fundraising. This role requires a talented, versatile and results focused professional who can lead and deliver a new strategy to secure sustainable philanthropic support from the corporate sector both in the UK and worldwide. Your business insight and understanding of the corporate world and corporate philanthropy will have been gained at a senior level in either a strategic corporate fundraising role or strategic  sales/commercial/consultancy role within the commercial sector. A graduate or […]
22nd February 2013

Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR) – Chief Operating Officer (COO)

London Salary £70k + benefits The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR) is a dynamic growing charity that aims to improve the quality of adult couple relationships, prevent family breakdown and enhance the lives of children. We do this through the provision of training and consultancy, delivering specialist therapeutic services, and policy development and research. We are a national organisation, with an international reputation for excellence and innovation both here and abroad. As we embark on an exciting next phase of growth we’re now looking for a capable, creative and highly self-motivated individual to join our Leadership Team as COO. This new role is broad in scope and will help build organisational and staff capacity. It requires attention to both the nuts and bolts of day-to-day operations (including IT, Finance, Facilities and HR) and administration through to exercising leadership in high-level and often complex contexts with expert professional staff. More than anything, we expect this appointment to support us, helping us drive the changes we are making, ensuring the organisation continues to fully exploit the opportunities we have been given, whilst preserving what is best about TCCR’s organisational values and culture. We are looking for a hands on, solutions focused […]
21st February 2013

Peridot Partners are hiring like crazy!

We’ve been in recruitment for a long time; we’ve seen and heard it all before and that’s why we started Peridot. We were tired of empty promises, of consultants chasing quick money, of clients not getting real service and value. We are born of our principles. We are now in our fourth year of trading and proud of our success.  Our people, individually (and we are a truly diverse bunch), and as a team, are really special as we manage to deliver high quality recruitment while staying true to our values.  We currently have 10 permanent staff and work with many more associates in leadership development, recruitment assessment and our consulting work.  Our revenue growth, we are told, has also been impressive for a start-up in the recent economic climate. Our core business is delivering executive search services across a number of sectors, in particular with local government and charities, and specifically in niche areas such as social care and fundraising.  We also provide interim managers to clients, deliver leadership development programmes, and work with Trustee Boards to help them be more effective.  Our clients include major national charities, as well as small and medium sized charities, local authorities of […]
20th February 2013

Enham – Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

Andover, Hampshire Salary: Circa £65,000 p.a. Enham is a leading regional disability services organisation dedicated to service provision for disabled people. Established in 1918, our mission is to help disabled people live the lives they choose. We work across the South and Central England, providing 315 homes in the village, empowering over 4,000 disabled and disadvantaged people to reach their potential and achieve greater personal independence and choice in every aspect of their lives. We are now looking for a Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications to develop and deliver a comprehensive tri-focused strategy that will allow us to continue to offer services that fit the needs and wants of our clients and build on our reputation and brand. This newly created position will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be a member of the Executive Management Team. You build on the strengths of the existing team to develop a high-performing and professional fundraising, marketing and communications capability that exceeds the Directors’ and Trustees’ expectations. An experienced fundraiser with an appreciation of strategic marketing, you will ensure a comprehensive programme is developed. You will also be comfortable working at an operational level to achieve our fundraising targets. Leading […]
15th February 2013

University of Plymouth Students’ Union – Director of Marketing

Plymouth Salary £43,216-45,938 + Benefits Empower students to transform their lives through experience The University of Plymouth Students’ Union (UPSU) is an independent charity committed to representing and supporting the 30,000 students of Plymouth University. As a democratic and student led organisation, our services and vision are defined through member engagement, and our senior management team works in partnership with elected Sabbatical Officers to run the organisation. We run a range of services from representation and campaigning forums to sports clubs and societies. We also manage the campus sports facilities, provide volunteering opportunities, offer an independent advice service and manage bars, catering and entertainment programmes. We aim for excellence in all that we do, and have received awards for our performance the Investors in Volunteers and Investors in People Silver Award. This is an excellent opportunity to join our senior management team as we move forward with our new Strategic Plan. Communication and Engagement is a main theme of this strategy, and as Director of Marketing you will enable us to engage better across our diverse and dispersed membership and help all of our students feel a part of the UPSU family. As Director of Marketing you will be a […]
15th February 2013

University of Plymouth Students’ Union – Director of Social Enterprises

Plymouth Salary £43,216-45,938 + Benefits Empower students to transform their lives through experience The University of Plymouth Students’ Union (UPSU) is an independent charity committed to representing and supporting the 30,000 students of Plymouth University. As a democratic and student led organisation, our services and vision are defined through member engagement, and our senior management team works in partnership with elected Sabbatical Officers to run the organisation. We run a range of services from representation and campaigning forums to sports clubs and societies. We also manage the campus sports facilities, provide volunteering opportunities, offer an independent advice service and manage bars, catering and entertainment programmes. We aim for excellence in all that we do, and have received awards for our performance the Investors in Volunteers and Investors in People Silver Award. This is an excellent opportunity to join our senior management team as we move forward with our new Strategic Plan. Social Enterprise is a main theme of this strategy, as our shops, bars and commercial services operate for the benefit of our members both by providing high quality services while generating surpluses that can be reinvested into the Union. As Director of Social Enterprises, you will manage and develop […]
6th February 2013

United Response Senior Manager – Dementia

Role -Senior Manager – Dementia Salary – circa £45k + car allowance + additional benefits Location – Flexible base including option to work from home Fixed term contract for two years with the possibility of an extension   United Response is a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives. Founded in 1973 with just one service in West Sussex, we now work in over 200 locations across England and Wales and employ around 3,000 people.   We believe that people with disabilities are equal participants in society and should have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else.   We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Manager to lead and develop services to support people with dementia within our successful charity. This new role will compliment services already offered in supporting people with learning difficulties mental health, physical and other support needs. You will be responsible for leading the organisation in the area of dementia; building and developing services, working closely with business development managers and operational managers to implement person centred services and deliver a person specific “menu” approach to dementia support. You must have excellent specialist knowledge of good practice […]