21st August 2012

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research – HR Director

Location  –  Central London Salary c. £70k + benefits Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for all blood cancers.  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. This is an opportunity to work closely with our people to help create a social organisation that is a unique and inspiring place to be, and allows everyone to bring all that they are to work. We need a strategic, passionate and resilient HR Director to take us with confidence through this transformation and help us build our organization around shared values, passions and beliefs. You will have proven experience in delivering successful organisational change at a senior level and a track record of delivering strategic initiatives that have created high performing cultures, continuous improvement and promoted innovation. The […]
21st August 2012

Director of Business Development – Action for Children

Location – Watford base with UK travel Salary £80k 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 fulfil 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. We recognise there is potential for us to do more to support a wider number of children and young people. To ensure we are best placed to do this we have gone through internal re-organisation and change. The Director of Business Development is a pivotal role in our new structure and lies at the heart of our future success.  You will drive the development of our core service offers building on our presence in current markets alongwith identifying and winning new business opportunities to deliver a well defined and ambitious growth strategy. To be successful you will need a strong track record in B2B business development at a senior level in a complex organisation […]
7th August 2012

Director of Corporate Services (Finance and Infrastructure) – Walsingham

North London Salary c.£60K 6 month contract Walsingham is passionate about enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have a full life.  We know everyone is different, so we ensure that our services are personalised to support individuals in the right ways for them. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an interim role of Director of Corporate Services – Finance & Infrastructure.  The role will work within the CEO’s corporate management team on implementing the key development and growth strategies of the organisation.  The role will specifically lead the core support functions of finance, administration & facilities and information technology ensuring that their work enables the operations and development team to achieve organisational strategies and also supports the entire organisation in our day to day activities. You will be an effective leader, with strong interpersonal and people management skills, a problem solving collaborative approach, flexible and open to change and an excellent team member as well as a team leader who can pick up key tasks to support your team. While you may not necessarily come from a social care background, you will be able to operate effectively and with sensitivity in a not for profit environment and understand how to […]
23rd July 2012

Director of Fundraising and Marketing – Enham

Enham is a leading regional disability services organisation dedicated to service provision for disabled people. Established in 1918, we work across the South and Central England 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 and Marketing to develop and deliver a comprehensive fundraising and marketing strategy that will allow us to continue to offer services that fit the needs and wants of our clients.  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 and marketing 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 by example, your role will include actively maintaining a personal portfolio of donors and prospects to deliver income. If you have the drive, commitment, skills and enthusiasm to create and deliver […]
16th July 2012

Director of Development & Director of Principal Gifts – Imperial College London

  South Kensington Very competitive salary Imperial College London is one of the world’s leading science-focused universities, committed to making advances in research and education, and lasting contributions to society. The College is now seeking a Director of Development and a Director of Principal Gifts to spearhead the expansion of its fundraising activities. Imperial has recently committed to a long-term strategic investment aimed at increasing its philanthropic support. The successful candidates for these roles will guide Imperial’s engagement with donors and prospects and grow its ability to attract philanthropic support in the UK and internationally. Both posts will work closely with the President & Rector. The Director of Development, reporting to the Director of Communications and Development, will be responsible for securing philanthropic income, recruiting and leading a team to achieve the College’s development goals, planning and delivering major fundraising programmes, and managing a portfolio of significant prospects. The Director of Principal Gifts, reporting to the Director of Communications and Development and working with the Director of Development, will develop strategies for securing transformational gifts from Imperial’s most significant prospects. Successful candidates will have achieved the highest levels of success in fundraising activities, have outstanding leadership skills, and be passionate […]
3rd July 2012

Director of Commercial Services – Aberystwyth University Students’ Union

Salary: Up to £44,000 + Final Salary Pension + Relocation Package   Aberystwyth is the principal holiday resort and administrative centre of the west coast of Wales.  The town is nestled between three hills and two beaches, and hosts some castle ruins, a pier and a harbour.   It is an area of natural beauty with stunning views of Cardigan Bay. Aberystwyth University, located on a single campus and with a high proportion of undergraduate students (84%), is a vibrant and energetic place to study and work. It has typically ranked in more recent years between 40th and 49th in the UK in the main ‘good university guides’ and has scored some notable highs in student satisfaction in the last decade.  A new Vice-Chancellor, Professor April McMahon, joined in August 2011 and a new Strategic Plan is being launched soon to outline the University’s ambitions. Aberystwyth University Students’ Union (AUSU) has a staff team of 22 who strive to maximise the student experience for around 11,000 students.   Income is around £1.8m, made up from the University’s Block-Grant and commercial income. Over the past two years financial results have been poor, and the decline in commercial performance clearly deep-rooted.  There is however […]
2nd July 2012

Director of Commercial Services – Hull University Union

  We are an award-winning students’ union with an absolute commitment to continuous improvement and excellence in everything we do – we like to push the boundaries and we don’t accept second best. Our achievements speak for themselves; one of only four unions to win a Gold Award in the Students’ Union Evaluation Initiative and winner of Gold in the NUS Best Bar None Awards this year. An opportunity has arisen to join our progressive team as our new Director of Commercial Services and we are looking for an exceptional individual whose experience and talents complement and add to our own. You will lead our high quality and profitable bars, catering, retail, facilities and entertainments services to continue to exceed our members’ expectations and needs and build on our considerable successes so far. The successful candidate will be an experienced multi-site bars/leisure manager and already hold a personal licence. Comfortable leading a team but also rolling your sleeves up when necessary, you will have a track record in driving and improving all aspects in your current role and bring a keen eye for detail. You will be an excellent manager of people and team-oriented in your approach. Your ability to work hard […]
12th June 2012

Action for Children – Head of Marketing and Service Development

Action for Children Head of Marketing and Service Development Location: Watford Salary: £60,000   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 fulfil 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 we deliver positive outcomes for children. We recognise there is potential for us to do more to support a wider number of children and young people. To ensure we are best placed to do this we have gone through internal re-organisation and change and the Head of Marketing and Service Development is a pivotal role in our new structure. It will enable us to improve differentiation of our services, understand both our customer’s needs and our competitors better, and importantly provide the marketing intelligence to support growth and new opportunities for service and business development. To be successful in this role you need to bring senior marketing and brand development expertise, probably in a b2b […]