31st October 2012

Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity, Communications Director – £50k + benefits

Location – London Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity supports projects which enhance the care, comfort and support offered to 350,000 patients treated at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital each year. It funds world-class research teams to make breakthrough discoveries across burns, HIV, pregnancy and birth. Its pioneering Arts in Health programme and wonderful art collection make the hospital a better and happier place for patients and visitors. With a new Chief Executive and a dynamic board of Trustees the charity is well on its way to achieving considerably more. It has ambitious targets for 2013 and beyond, including creating a Centre for Excellence in Burns Research and the redevelopment of the Chelsea Children’s Hospital. Its goal is to change what a UK citizen might expect from their hospital – acting as a catalyst for new standards and treatments. To help it achieve this next phase of its development the charity is now seeking a dynamic Communications Director who will lead its marketing communications strategy to increase its profile, impact and maximise its fundraising success. The successful candidate will have successfully built non-profit brands and have a proven track record in developing a distinctive digital presence (including social media). You will have […]
30th October 2012

Trusts Fundraising Manager, Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Location – Holborn, Central London Salary – circa £30k Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research is on the cusp of a number of breakthroughs in treatments and cures for patients. It is an exciting time, when we are more able to talk about the human impact of our investment in research than ever before and a time for creativity and innovation. We can give funding partners a real opportunity to be at the start of the formulation and delivery of new ideas, new products and new ways to deliver services to patients to enable us to get even closer to our goal of beating blood cancers. You will need… To be creative and ambitious An experienced and tenacious fundraiser who can rapidly expand our income from trusts and foundations Have the ability to identify and build key relationships Confidence in both written and verbal communicationThe ability to write effective proposals and engage potential donors with our ground-breaking research Good relationship building skills A good understanding of current trends in Trusts and Foundations   In return we offer excellent benefits including competitive salary, life assurance, pension, employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, ride 2-work scheme, 25 days holiday and interest free season ticket loan. […]
24th October 2012

Trustee, King’s College London Students’ Union – (Unremunerated)

KCLSU (King’s College London Students’ Union) is an independent charity that exists to support the 21,000 students of King’s College London, providing advice and support; social and recreational facilities and activities; representation and personal development opportunities to our members. We are a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee, with annual revenues of £5million, 200 staff and over 1,000 volunteers. We are primarily funded through a core grant from King’s College London, which is supplemented by income from our commercial operations and fundraising activity. One of the oldest students’ unions in the UK, our heritage spans more than 100 years during which time we have evolved into a modern, forward thinking and multi-faceted organisation that serves an increasingly diverse student body. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our Board of Trustees, with a track record of working at a senior level in a commercial environment, who is able to influence the strategic direction of an organisation and can demonstrate effective leadership qualities. The right candidate will command confidence, have sound judgement and strong communication skills; s/he will be an excellent role model, resourceful and credible because of what they do and how they do it. The Board […]
22nd October 2012

Fundraising Director – Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Central London Salary: £75,000 Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity dedicated to beating blood cancer. With over 50 years of experience investing in quality research, we have built unparalleled expertise in this field. We are undergoing transformational change and are now poised to make a profound impact with an over-arching objective to deliver a quantifiable increase in patient benefit. Our organisation is about people; our talented team of employees, our volunteers, our researchers and our supporters – united together to beat blood cancer. Our time is now. Our new Fundraising Director will be a brilliant strategist who can work cohesively with our marketing team to identify new trends and opportunities. You will be an inspirational leader who can support and encourage teams to develop and implement new ideas to ensure an increasingly diverse group of income streams are being identified and cultivated. Digital fluency is vital to the success of this role. While we will need your strategic ability to plan our comprehensive fundraising programme, we also need your hands-on help to deliver success. Achieving our new fundraising strategy will require a strategic Fundraising Director who can also deliver at a practical level, to ensure that impactful […]
22nd October 2012

External Trustees x3, London South Bank University Students’ Union

London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London’s largest and oldest universities. A cosmopolitan university with over 25,000 students from over 120 countries, there is real pride in having received the highest possible rating for the quality of our education and of our achievements in delivering excellent student outcomes. London South Bank University Students’ Union is the place for LSBU students, run by students for students. Our primary aim is to represent students in the University, the local community and beyond. With income of £675,000 (net) from the University in the form of a Block Grant, our small staff team is supported by student staff and volunteers. We believe that every student should be free to develop both academically and socially, and enjoy all aspects of university life, whether this is through becoming a course rep, joining a sports club or society, meeting new friends in our social spaces, visiting our Student Advice Bureau or running in an election for Student Union President. The time is right for us to build on opportunities presented by the imminent move of the Students’ Union into a new building integrated with the University, a new Vice Chancellor to be appointed in 2013, […]
22nd October 2012

Chief Executive, London South Bank University Students’ Union, c£50k

London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London’s largest and oldest universities. A cosmopolitan university with over 25,000 students from over 120 countries, there is real pride in having received the highest possible rating for the quality of our education and of our achievements in delivering excellent student outcomes. London South Bank University Students’ Union is the place for LSBU students, run by students for students. Our primary aim is to represent students in the University, the local community and beyond. With income of £675,000 (net) from the University in the form of a Block Grant, our small staff team is supported by student staff and volunteers. We believe that every student should be free to develop both academically and socially, and enjoy all aspects of university life, whether this is through becoming a course rep, joining a sports club or society, meeting new friends in our social spaces, visiting our Student Advice Bureau or running in an election for Student Union President. The time is right for us to build on opportunities presented by the imminent move of the Students’ Union into a new building integrated with the University, a new Vice Chancellor to be appointed in 2013, […]
17th October 2012

Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications – Action for Children

Location – London or Watford Salary – £110,000 – including Inner London Weighting Our vision is of a world where all children and young people have a sense of belonging, and are loved and valued; a world where they can fulfill their potential and experience the joy of life. To achieve this mission we campaign, lobby and provide a full spectrum of services helping over 90,000 children across the UK. We innovate, we’re responsive and our services are of the highest quality. Most importantly they deliver positive outcomes for children. This role is an intrinsic member of the senior leadership team of Action for Children. We are looking for an inspirational leader who has the gravitas to be the ambassador and champion for fundraising and communications amongst your peers, with the trustees and across the organisation. From a fundraising perspective, this role will ensure that our fundraising programme continues to invest in activities that will generate the highest returns on unrestricted income. You will be data driven so that you can substantiate the need for investment to Trustees and effectively evaluate the results. You will provide decisive yet supportive leadership to the 90-strong fundraising team. As a large and complex organisation with […]
10th October 2012

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – Trusts, Foundations & Corporate Giving Manager

Central London £35,661 to £40,499 The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, an internationally renowned centre for research and postgraduate education in public health and tropical medicine, is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to be responsible for leading its trusts, foundations and corporate-giving fundraising activities. Based in the new Department of External Relations, the ideal candidate will have substantial experience in fundraising from charitable trusts & foundations and company-giving programmes, well-developed interpersonal and diplomatic skills, excellent project management skills and a range of other relevant attributes to ensure development activities support the School’s mission. The Department of External Relations was created in October 2011 to support the School in the delivery of its mission, including building a stronger external profile, ensuring effective internal communication, increasing fundraising and building the School’s brand. Good progress has been made to date, and the team has been expanding rapidly. The department includes four teams — Development, Alumni Relations, Communications and Events teams — led by a Director of External Relations. The department currently comprises 10 fulltime staff members and several part-time and temporary staff. The department is dynamic and growing. Reporting to the Head of Development, the Trusts, Foundations & Corporative Giving […]