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Head of Talent Management NHS Charities Together

NHS Charities Together is recruiting an experienced Head of Talent Management to lead their strategy and engagement of celebrity supporters.

  • Location: Hybrid, with occasional travel to Warwick
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
  • Closing date: Open recruitment process

We are looking for an experienced and well-connected Head of Talent Management to join our small and busy team, nurture our existing talent relationships, identify and build new talent relationships and ensure we are working with talent effectively and strategically to hit both brand building and income generating objectives.

You will be a dynamic relationship-management expert, who understands the talent world and how to leverage talent partnerships in a strategic way that helps generate both income and awareness for NHS Charities Together and our work. You will be able to influence and inspire your existing celebrity and agent network to support our BAU campaigns and one-off events and projects. You will be experienced and innovative at seeking out celebrities who have a credible and authentic link or affiliation with the NHS and the areas of need we support.

You will be able to work cross-functionally and collaboratively across the organisation – including with our member charities and Trusts, and will have a proven ability to prioritise and creatively advise on the best opportunities for talent to add value. You will work particularly closely with the CEO and the fundraising team to develop strategic talent partnership proposals.

You will be a personable, knowledgeable and confident team player who is comfortable working closely with our CEO and Senior Leadership Team to advise and inform them on both strategic and practical use of talent.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation, with the chance to get involved in new projects that will help shape the future of NHS Charities Together, and help us care for NHS staff, patients, and volunteers.

Roles and responsibilities

Cultivation and management of talent

  • Devise creative and innovative ways to ensure our talent remain warm and engaged with NHS Charities Together and informed of our impact, helping us move and build relationships from transactional ad hoc support to warm and meaningful interactions
  • Ensure that the talent we engage reflects and is representative of the diversity of our members, beneficiaries and supporters
  • Ensure any talent that we engage is well briefed ahead of any media appearance or event attendance and provide support on event logistics as required
  • Work with publicists to manage reputational risk for both talent we engage and NHS Charities Together as and when is needed
  • Ensure we maximise any access we have to talent to serve all parts of the organisation
  • Ensure we are storing and tracking all our interactions with talent and agents in an efficient and confidential manner.
  • Ensure any talent that is acting as a spokesperson for us, is well briefed ahead of any media appearance or event attendance and attend with talent where possible
  • Explore and develop ways to engage with and work with influencers to show our impact and tell our stories through their platforms

NHS 75

  • Work with key internal stakeholders to ensure we are using our Charity Champions and any other engaged talent in the most effective way for the 75th Birthday celebrations of the NHS in 2023
  • Work with key strategic partners to unlock access to their talent for NHS 75 eg: Media partners, sports partners and music partners
  • Take a leading role in project groups for talent led events and activations for NHS 75
  • Ensure we have talent that can be called upon to be spokespeople for NHS Charities Together throughout NHS 75

For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Simon Callaghan | simon@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07702 678658


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