12th December 2011

Head of Communications

Flexible location £40K + excellent benefits Established in 2000 East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA)  is quite simply a life saving charity. It is the region’s foremost provider of life-saving medical expertise, delivered rapidly by helicopter and with highly qualified crews of specially trained doctors and paramedics, to the victims of accidents and emergencies.  In just over ten years the charity has built a strong reputation, providing a vital service 7 days a week, 365 days per year to the communities in a predominantly rural region. Despite receiving no government or National Lottery funding it has been successful in raising its annual revenue costs (£4.5m in 2010-2011) and is one of the region’s best loved charities. As EAAA enters an exciting next phase of its development it now seeks a Head of Communications with flair and creativity who can reposition our brand in our target markets. You will play a vital role in enabling the charity to build its profile across the region, enhance its fundraising activity, rationalise  internal communications, and engage more effectively with its key stakeholders and partners. You will work across the organisation and in particular with the Fundraising Director and their team to plan and drive a […]
12th December 2011

Director of Fundraising

Flexible Location £60K + car and excellent benefits Established in 2000 East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is quite simply a life saving charity. It is the region’s foremost provider of life-saving medical expertise, delivered rapidly by helicopter and with highly qualified crews of specially trained doctors and paramedics, to the victims of accidents and emergencies.  In just over ten years the charity has built a strong reputation, providing a vital service 7 days a week, 365 days per year to communities in a predominantly rural region. Despite receiving no government or National Lottery funding it has been successful in raising its annual funding requirement (£4.5m in 2010-2011) through public donations. There is however huge scope and opportunity to do much more. With the recent appointment of a new Chief Executive and a clear vision to extend its service EAAA now seeks an inspirational Director of Fundraising with the gravitas and expertise to transform our fundraising programme.  With two new helicopters coming into the fleet and the opportunity to provide the UK’s first night-time flying service, EAAA is now leading the way in emergency air ambulance services in the UK.  The Director of Fundraising will be instrumental in helping us achieve […]
5th December 2011

Interim Charity Chief Executive – 6 to 24 months – South East

  Our client is forecasting a large financial deficit for 2011/12 (estimate c.£170K on c.£1.2 million turnover) and has concerns about future funding due to an unpredictable external environment. There are likely to be further reductions in funding and operations in 2012/13.  Various financial scenarios in the future, including deficits, mean that  unrestricted reserves could be exhausted by March 2013.   This requires a fundamental review of key aspects of service delivery, and with the current strategy being reviewed potential scenarios include: – continuation with substantially reduced operations, funding and staffing; – “soft” landing  involving closure over 12-24 months with assets and operations transferred to other organisations; – “hard” landing involving closure in c.6 months with assets and operations transferred to other organisations.   In light of the current situation and high-level of uncertainty about the future of the organisation we are looking for somebody with the following experience: – Chief Executive experience in complex service provider environment; – Proven ability to lead an organisation (staff and trustees) towards a new strategic direction – including potential closure; – Proven external leadership experience to appropriately manage partners, funders, members, tenants, other stakeholders; – The ability to successfully transfer continuing projects/activities to alternative hosts; – Experience of successfully […]
8th November 2011

Corporate Development Manager (12 months)

      Corporate Development Manager (12 months) Up to £48,000 Overview Cass Business School at City University London is searching for a Corporate Development Manager to drive forward the Corporate Partnership Programme.  The role will implement the corporate development strategy, enable winning new accounts and looking to maximise existing relationships. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in corporate fundraising or commercial business-to-business sales experience.   Background City University London is an international University committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. The University is in the top 5% of world universities according to the times Higher EducationWorld University Rankings 2010 and attracts over 22,000 students from around 160 countries. As one of Europe’s leading business schools, Cass Business School is known as the intellectual resource of the City of London.   Responsibilities The main responsibility of this role is to manage and support a Senior Corporate Development Executive and a Corporate Development Executive and be responsible for the effective running of a Corporate Development function. To build and maintain existing business relations in order to continue to raise funds for Cass and to gain leads for […]
22nd September 2011

University of Nottingham Students’ Union – Four Executive Vacancies

The four roles we are currently recruiting are: Chief Executive (Starting salary £55-60k) – To lead and manage the Students’ Union by developing and implementing strategic planning, objective setting and review mechanisms, ensuring the effective delivery of all services, providing continued training and support to elected officers and safeguarding the financial stability and legal compliance of UoNSU. Director of Commercial Development (Starting salary £40-45k) – To lead and develop the commercial team and services on offer, assessing the commercial viability of our services and ensuring optimum results from UoNSU’s commercial services and physical resources. Director of Membership Services (Starting salary £40-45k) – To deliver new and existing projects through the development of fresh partnerships and fundraising activity and to develop more effective processes for ensuring Membership Services fulfils the needs of our members and engages the entire student body. Director of Central Services (Starting salary £40-45k) – To lead, develop and implement UoNSU’s operations strategy, ensuring that financial, administrative, space management, IT and Health and Safety requirements fulfil the needs of our members and any legal or audit requirements. For more information please see our recruitment microsite at:  www.manageSUnottingham.com
20th September 2011

Assistant Director, adult social care and health

Salary £72,743 – £84,843 Please visit www.sloughsocialcare.com for more details on this opportunity.  
10th September 2011

Chief Executive – Surrey Community Action (Guildford)

Salary up to £60,000 per annum for an exceptional candidate Surrey Community Action (Surrey CA) is a countywide charity offering advice, support and information to both voluntary and community groups. We enable sector development and provide relevant support services to local charities and voluntary groups in both urban and rural communities. We also run specific projects, often in partnership with others, as well as pilot and test new initiatives. We have 35 staff and circa £2.4 million turnover, comprising core activities and the management of grant funded projects.  Highly regarded by partners, funders and many of our members we have a clear vision to become a strategic leader in the County and therefore be experts on all aspects of the Voluntary, Community and Faith sector (VCFS) in Surrey. After seven years service that has greatly enhanced the reputation of Surrey CA the current Chief Executive is stepping down.  This creates the opportunity for a new Chief Executive with a fresh perspective to join the new Chair, Peter Gordon, in helping the organisation evolve to meet the challenges faced by VCFS organisations in the current financial/political climate and beyond. We are seeking a Chief Executive who has a deep understanding and […]
8th September 2011

Director of Marketing and Business Development – Kent Union

Circa £50K dependent upon experience + Final salary pension 37 days annual leave rising to 42 days Based in Canterbury, Kent Union is the representative body for students of the University of Kent and provides wide-ranging services for its members at campuses across Kent and on the Continent. The Union is a charity with annual revenues of £10 million and 650 staff. Our services range from a nightclub to a nursery, employment agency to retail outlets and a welfare advice centre to 250 sports clubs and societies. Included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Places to Work in the Public and Charity Sectors for the last three years, we believe we are one of the best students’ unions in the U.K. We recently finalised our new strategic plan for 2011-14 and we are now recruiting the top people we need to help us deliver the ambitious goals we have set ourselves. Our new Director of Marketing and Business Development will ensure our services meet the needs of our customers and oversee marketing communications. The portfolio also includes our award- winning student radio station and student newspaper, advertising sales and sponsorship and our democracy and representation department. It’s a big role […]