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Leadership and Regular Giving Manager, University of Warwick
£42,149 - £50,296, depending on experience
Location: University House, Kirby Corner Road, CV4 8UW, Coventry (hybrid office and home working available)
Join a top 10 university and inspire philanthropists of the future…
The University of Warwick is one of the most successful young universities in the UK. With a dynamic and forward-thinking culture, and a reputation for combining innovation with the relentless pursuit of excellence, it is firmly established within the top 10 of all UK university rankings, and currently 62nd in the world. Its Development and Alumni Engagement office is on a similar trajectory, challenged to raise the funds needed to take the University and its students to the next level.
To help meet this challenge, the University is looking to recruit a Leadership and Regular Giving Manager to lead an expansion of Leadership Giving activity and develop a portfolio of Regular Giving products that supports a significant increase of funding for Warwick priorities and unrestricted funds and works towards increased lifetime gift value and increased donor numbers.
You will have overall responsibility for increasing the team’s performance and lead the development of a suite of Regular Giving activities and products that provide Warwick with a wide foundation of regular donors who support the university with unrestricted funding and priority appeals. A key part of this role is providing leadership, support, coaching and mentoring to your team and develop a robust Leadership Giving programme that will deliver a new level of gifts as a strategic priority for the Leadership and Regular Giving team. You will also be responsible for your own portfolio of Leadership Giving prospects and have overall responsibility for managing the programme’s strategic brief for financial activities and data segmentation practices.
We are seeking someone with experience of outstanding achievement at Regular Giving fundraising, who is comfortable with the practices of data analysis and segmentation essential for Direct Marketing. You will have good management experience and will be agile at working in a complex stakeholder environment.
You will come with knowledge of the principles of Leadership and Regular Giving, with experience of Direct Marketing, and knowledge of the functions and best practices of Development teams. You will be able to manage stakeholders across a complex environment with ease and have the ability to deliver complicated assignments to deadline and under budget. Importantly, you will be able to demonstrates self-awareness, and understand how to bring others with you in order to overcome a collective challenge.
Within the Development and Alumni Engagement team, we’re proud to work within a framework of behaviours that were collectively shaped and agreed. These describe the way in which we as a team behave towards each other and our work and as such, our recruitment process will include two interviews – one based on capabilities and the other behaviour-based. More information will be shared with candidates who progress to interview stage.
Our team behaviours are:
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: We are Ambitious to Make a Difference
COLLABORATION: We Collaborate to Achieve Together
SOLUTION FOCUSSED: We are Accountable for Creating Solutions
PASSION FOR LEARNING: We Learn from our Best Performances
This role will allow you room to co-create and lead your team’s brief and represents an exciting opportunity for the post-holder to develop their career.
Although based at the University, a balance of home and office working is available.
Formal closing date for formal applications: By 9am, Wednesday 16th February 2022
For more information, please click on the Apply Button
Our mission is to support people from low income backgrounds to achieve their potential and progress to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) degrees and careers to become the innovators and pioneers of the future.
To date the charity has leveraged the support of hundreds of researchers to support over 2000 young people from low income backgrounds through a high impact programme involving STEM work placements, workshops and skills days throughout London, the South East, South West, East of England, the Midlands and the North West.
Now, with many of our Alumni looking to the next stage of their lives, we have developed a new innovative programme, In2research, co-developed with UCL and supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress to PhDs. With our partner UCL, we have recently been awarded funding to expand the In2research programme to support more young people in STEM, as well as expand the programme into Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities streams. We are seeking an individual passionate about diversity and inclusion to support the delivery of this exciting and expanding programme.
In2scienceUK is dedicated to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We offer flexible working arrangements to support staff from diverse backgrounds
We are looking for a Project Coordinator to join the In2research team in delivering and expanding a high-quality programme.
This includes planning and overseeing one or more of the In2research subject streams (STEM, Social Science and Arts and Humanities). You will also work with the wider In2research team, both within In2scienceUK, our UCL partner and wider funding partners, to ensure consistency between each programme stream and in the delivery of cross-stream activities. It will require you to organise tasks and resources, as well as manage relationships with partners, participants, volunteers and other stakeholders. This role would suit someone who enjoys running programmes, solving problems, with the ability to be flexible, prioritise tasks and navigate ambiguity.
This role will include:
Project planning and management of the In2research lifecycle, from recruitment to selection and programme delivery to evaluation.
Communication with a diverse range of stakeholders including academics, funders, consultants and young people using a range of communication channels.
Facilitating and coordinating working groups of academics and professional staff at higher education institutions to develop new streams of the programme.
Supporting the logistics of online and in-person events and activities including workshops, away days, mentoring and placements.
Managing relationships with participants, mentors and placement hosts.
Supporting administrative, evaluation and reporting activities.
What we are looking for
As the In2research Project Coordinator you will be someone who is passionate about diversity and the importance of representation in academia. You will enjoy working with young people and have an understanding of the barriers facing people from low socio-economic backgrounds in accessing postgraduate research degrees.
You will be someone who enjoys, and has experience in developing and delivering programmes or projects, alongside developing strong relationships with people. A problem solver, who is able to work efficiently and flexibility within a small team and independently to achieve programme outcomes.
Duties and responsibilities
Lead the development, implementation and delivery of one or more of the In2research programme streams.
Coordinate participant and mentor recruitment, through email communications, promotion online, in-person via presentations, marketing materials and social media.
Monitor applications to ensure targets and milestones are met.
With the project partners and consultants deliver mentor and supervisor training and participant inductions and associated materials.
Coordinate programme activities including inductions, workshops, mentoring sessions, away days and placements.
Provide email support for participants, volunteer mentors and placement hosts.
Develop and maintain close relationships with partners, universities, mentors, placement supervisors and workshop leads.
Track project performance, managing risk assessments and ensure projects are delivered on time.
Evaluate project processes/systems to implement improvements and developments to support the delivery of high quality programme experience for participants, mentors and placement hosts.
Ensure the highest standard of record keeping, maintaining accurate, complete, and up to date records in accordance with data protection policy.
Manage project administration (including all documentation, project evaluations and results measurement and reporting regularly to senior management).
Support programme governance through minute taking and administrative tasks related to advisory group meetings.
Attend and contribute to organisation wide meetings as appropriate.
About SEO London
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, Ltd. (SEO London) is a UK-registered charity delivering superior educational, training, and mentoring support to young people from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds. SEO London programming is focused on pre-professional development, career access and long-term success within elite global industries. SEO London was launched in 2000 and has subsequently delivered two decades of transformative leadership in the UK workplace diversity and inclusion segment. Today, over 14,000 diverse students and professionals are registered with SEO London, benefiting from sponsorship and engagement opportunities with over 120 blue chip firms across financial services, corporate law, consulting, technology, engineering, and corporates. Thousands of SEO London alumni currently work in global organisations; many of them holding senior leadership positions.
About SEO London Beyond Barriers Programme
SEO London, in partnership with the Citizenship team at Barclays, is proud to launch a new "Beyond Barriers" programme aimed at supporting recent university graduates from Black and ethnically diverse backgrounds who are yet to secure full-time employment and have been previously underserved in terms of career advice and support.
Beyond Barriers participants will benefit from SEO London's 21-years-track record of helping students from underrepresented backgrounds achieve career success.
Beyond Barriers will support cohorts of participants over 6-month periods, with participants taking part in initial virtual bootcamps covering the following topics:
- CV and Cover Letter deep dive
- Maximizing LinkedIn profile/usage
- Confidence and Presence
- Excellence at Interviews
- Acing Assessment Centers
- Networking with Purpose
- Goal setting and doing well post securing a job
Thereafter, the participants will continue benefitting from:
- intensive coaching and support from dedicated SEO staff
- mentoring and further support from Barclays volunteers
It is envisioned that with the support of the programme, Beyond Barrier participants will successfully break into industries where SEO London has footprints. Support will be provided to participants to apply to any industry and firm, not limited to SEO London sponsor firms.
The Junior Programme Coordinator (JPC)/Senior Programme Coordinator (SPC) will build, establish, and maintain good and professional working relationships with:
- SEO London senior management team and staff across other SEO London programmes to ensure effective collaboration across the organisation
- Sponsors and the Beyond Barriers programme
- SEO London candidates and university students
- SEO London alumni
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The JPC/SPC will assist or lead in the following duties:
- Marketing of the Beyond Barriers Programme to SEO London’s network and beyond
- Screening and Recruitment of Beyond Barriers participants
- Dedicated support of Beyond Barrier participants (coaching sessions, training, check-ins) to fulfil objectives of maximizing chances of participants in securing full time gainful employment
- Execution of programming (virtual bootcamps, mentoring, networking sessions etc) to ensure programme delivers on objectives
- Manage key relationships across programme sponsors
- Identify programme business development opportunities
- Conduct analysis in achieving KPIs and reporting elements of programme
- Support SEO London’s IT strategy including the website re-design, online application system and CRM management
Knowledge and skills
The ideal candidate will have a significant number of the following skills:
- Experience in working with graduate level talent in enhancing their employability skills
- Strong interest in diversity and belief in SEO London’s mission
- Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to manage professional service relationships on the one hand and university students/professionals on the other
- Substantial project management expertise
- Knowledge of the UK university system and some recruitment experience
- Ability to synthesize data and carry out data reporting
- Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to multi-task
- Adaptable to change given the programme is newly developed and has growth opportunity
- MS Office IT literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- Knowledge of Salesforce desirable but not essential
- Exposure to training and development
Equal opportunities Statement
As part of its recruitment policy, SEO London intends to ensure that no prospective or actual employee is discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation, employment status, class, disability, age, religious belief or political persuasion or is disadvantaged by any condition or requirement which is not demonstrably justifiable.
Development Officer – Fundraising and Engagement at Cranbrook School, Kent
We seek a dynamic fundraising professional to lead our development and parental engagement.
In its sixth century, Cranbrook School is entering an exciting phase of growth. This requires the delivery of a wide range of capital projects in the Head’s vision for the next decade.
The Development Officer will lead in building positive relationships with parents and alumni, drive fundraising campaigns and events, and work with the Head and the Development Board to make those dreams a reality.
For full details, please see the Information Pack, which includes the job description and person specification. The role is part-time, three days a week, all year round, including school holidays. Salary: £25,434 (£15,260 pro rata). There are many benefits to working at Cranbrook including meals, sports facilities and priority admission for staff children from 2023.
Candidates should feel free to book an informal conversation with the Head, Will Chuter, if they would like to discuss the role. Please email his PA, Brigitte Santer.
Deadline: 9th February, 5pm. Interviews: w/c 21st February.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
ENGAGEMENT MANAGER - VOLUNTEERING
Salary: £33 - 36,000 Depending on experience
Contract Length: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week, core hours 10:00 - 16:00
Direct Reports: 2
Closing date: Sunday 30th of January 2022 11:59
Interviews: Monday 7th February 2022
Application Method: In our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we are using Anonymous CVs through our recruitment portal. Please therefore ensure that you have completed the 'Work History' section of the application form and that you have answered the application questions. You will be asked to upload a CV, but we will not be using this as part of the shortlisting process, and it will therefore not be reviewed.
We would like you to submit a covering letter online in the text box provided. Please include your motivations for applying for the role and how you feel your skills and experience are a good match.
Are you passionate about volunteering? Do you have experience working in engagement and recognition?
We're looking for an experienced manager, with excellent project and stakeholder management skills to join our volunteering team as Engagement Manager
What will I be doing?
This is an exciting opportunity to lead and manage a portfolio of volunteer engagement and recognition throughout the organisation. You will use insight both internally and externally to understand our volunteers needs and seek opportunities to improve their experience. There are various projects that you will be involved in, with a focus being our annual Flame of Hope Awards which recognises and celebrates the contribution of our volunteers, where you will lead on the strategy and project management of the campaign.
You will support volunteer managers across the organisation ensuring delivery of high quality, and consistent volunteer management and recognition of our volunteer base
Full job description (please contact us if you would like this in an accessible format):
Make an impact every day by:
Driving and delivering the Volunteering Strategy, acting as an internal expert and consultant
Line managing direct reports, motivating, coaching and developing them to achieve both team and personal objectives
Building relationships with stakeholders across the organisation to support teams with volunteer management, volunteer recognition and volunteer retention
Identifying and act on opportunities to improve volunteer management practices across the organisation
Delivering the volunteer recognition strategy, including the Flame of Hope Awards, recognition resources and external initiatives to maximise the value of volunteering with Cancer Research UK
Identifying opportunities for volunteer stories to increase awareness and recognition of volunteering with Cancer Research UK
Owning the strategy around Cancer Research UKs approach to external volunteering campaigns (e.g., Volunteers' Week)
What skills are you looking for?
You'll be able to bring to the role:
Ability to motivate and line manage, people and teams
Experience of delivering and managing complex relationships and projects
Knowledge of and passion for volunteering and the charity sector
Experience of volunteer management within an organisation (or a similar audience i.e alumni or Patients)
Experience of building relationships with a variety of stakeholders and ability to engage and influence others, conveying complex ideas succinctly and persuasively
Strategic thinker with evidence of identifying and developing ideas and opportunities
What will I gain?
Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, and much more. We want to ensure that you have the best work/life balance possible, so we actively encourage a flexible working culture for all of our roles wherever possible. For the majority of our office-based roles you'll only be required to work from a specific location for 1 or 2 days a week on average.
You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.
If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.
Development Officer - Scholarships
The Alumni and Development team at the University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint an experienced fundraiser to the post of Development Officer (Scholarships). This is a 12-month maternity cover contract where you will be responsible for an exciting and popular student scholarships programme. You will be heavily involved in account managing student scholarship support from our alumni, trusts and company supporters. This is an opportunity to progress your fundraising career in a Higher Education environment and to develop your fundraising skills.
Strathclyde is a socially progressive university and has a vision to widen access to university for talented students from all backgrounds, including those in financial need. If you are passionate about helping students, then you would have the opportunity to support our vision, by delivering a fundraising programme to increase the number of scholarships available to low income students.
Your day to day responsibilities include face-to-face fundraising meetings with donors and potential donors; organising cultivation events to develop relationships and working across the University with students, staff and our alumni and donors
The successful candidate will have some face to face fundraising experience and will be looking to take the next step in their career as a fundraising professional.
- Establish and deliver a programme of fundraising and donor engagement to raise philanthropic support for the University scholarship programme (gifts of £5,000+)
- Identify, build and develop relationships with potential donors through a series of face-to-face meetings and by organising fundraising events.
- Raise c£300k in scholarship funds over the year’s contract
- Prepare and develop complex and detailed funding proposals for potential supporters. This could include alumni, corporate donors and trusts & foundations
- Secure and close funding opportunities by working closely with donors and colleagues.
- Prepare reports and steward existing donors to ensure ongoing engagement and support.
- Support the development of scholarship fundraising strategy and work with the Individual Giving Manager in this goal.
- Manage relationships with major scholarship partners. This includes creating funding proposals, producing reports, organising events, working with senior business figures and colleagues.
- Develop fundraising materials and collateral by producing engaging copy and case for support.
1. Actively progress relationships with current and potential scholarship donors by managing a pool of 100+ contacts and reporting progress to the Individual Giving Manager.
2. Conduct face-to-face meetings with alumni and other potential donors which result in ’asks’ for gifts to the University at 5 and 6 figure gift levels (raising c£300k) from alumni, trusts and foundations, and corporate organisations.
3. Support the development of the scholarship fundraising strategy and work closely with the Individual Giving Manager to deliver agreed goals and targets.
4. Organise events (small dinners and meetings) to involve alumni and potential donors and to promote scholarship and widening access projects.
5. Develop engaging copy, cases for support and promotional materials to support fundraising projects, liaising with A&D colleagues and the University’s Communications team.
6. Negotiate formal gift agreements between the University and major donors, ensuring donors’ wishes can be met and the University’s responsibilities are clearly defined and adhered to.
7. Provide high quality stewardship to existing scholarship donors by preparing reports on the impact of their giving, and supporting opportunities to develop the relationship further.
8. Manage partnerships with existing strategic corporate funders to support the delivery and development of the relationship.
9. Represent the A&D Office and the University in a professional manner, both externally, and internally. Participating in the department, directorate and in the University, attending team meetings and contributing to planning.
10. Any other duties as may be required and which are appropriate to the grade and role of the post holder.
Full job description and person specification can be found in the attached document.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
London WC1H: Hybrid working, with around 40% of your time per month being office based.
The Chevening Programme is a prestigious global scholarships programme, funded and directed by the Scholarships Unit at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). It celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2018. The Programme is managed by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) as part of its commitment to the development of higher education as a power for good across the Commonwealth and beyond and its work to strengthen and support international mobility of people and ideas.
The Communications Officer (Chevening) will work in collaboration with colleagues across the Chevening Secretariat and the Strategic Communications Directorate to deliver against Chevening’s ambitious communications strategy and support the wider strategic objectives of the ACU.
The postholder will work closely with colleagues across the Secretariat and the ACU to provide best practice communications support that creates a community of highly engaged scholars and alumni.
About the ACU:
The ACU is an international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education.
We believe that international collaboration is central to this ambition. By bringing universities together from around the world – and crucially the people who study and work within them - we help to advance knowledge, promote understanding, broaden minds, and improve lives.
We champion higher education as a cornerstone of stronger societies, supporting our members, partners, and stakeholders as they adapt to a changing world.
As Communications Officer (Chevening) your responsibilities will include:
- Generating new ideas for engaging our audiences across our social channels – experience creating social media strategies is a bonus.
- Taking ownership of our newsletter targeted to Chevening applicants, ensuring consistently high engagement through creative content.
- Monitoring, evaluating and learning from communications activities, using tools such as Keyhole and Google Analytics.
- Building strong, collaborative relationships with the Chevening Alumni, UK, and Fellowships teams, and the wider ACU team, to ensure our communications are supporting a positive scholar and alumni experience.
- Proactively identifying and initiating opportunities and projects to support the successful delivery of Chevening’s communications strategy.
- Managing relationships with external suppliers and content design agencies.
- Reporting on the progress of communications campaigns to staff and stakeholders.
- Occasionally attending virtual and in-person events to gather content and share insights.
Some of the skills you need to be able to demonstrate include:
- In-depth knowledge and experience of digital strategy, expanding reach and engagement on social media, across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and TikTok.
- Experience sourcing creative content and designing newsletters. Experience using Campaign Monitor is a bonus.
- Able to consistently generate new ideas for achieving communications objectives.
- Strong organisational skills, able to multitask and stick to deadlines.
- Knowledge and experience of developing, maintaining, and updating a website using website content management systems (CMS).
- Strong relationship building skills.
- Experience advising and managing stakeholders across all levels.
- Ability to manage relations and contracts with external suppliers.
- A commitment to diversity and inclusion with the ability to relate to and collaborate with a range of international stakeholders.
- The ability to work both independently and collaboratively with drive and at pace.
Desirable but not essential:
- Experience working in the higher education sector or leadership development.
- Experience of event management.
- An understanding of Google Analytics and SEO.
Our benefits include 31 days holiday per year (including 4 Christmas closure days) plus bank holidays, competitive pension scheme (10% employer contribution plus 5% employee contribution), season ticket loan and excellent support for learning and development through a range of educational and networking activities.
At the ACU, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of gender, race, religion, marital status, disability, age, and sexual orientation.
As Communications Officer (Chevening), you will be employed by ACU Trading Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary.
How to apply
Closing date: Monday 7 February 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 7 February 2022
Are you an excellent administrator and organiser? Are you brilliant at building relationships and enjoy getting stuff done? If ‘Yes’, then you could be our next Programme Officer. You enjoy having oversight and administer a training programme from start to finish, you can see yourself emailing mentors to introduce them to our Fellows one minute, then speaking to a prospective Fellow on the phone to see if they are the right fit the next and booking facilitators for the upcoming training session and ensuring that the attendees have all the materials they need.
Working alongside the CEO and Founder the Programme Officer will lead the administration, promotion, planning, organisation and delivery of our training and development, specifically our Award-Winning Leaders Plus Fellowship programme along with our annual programme of events with our wider stakeholders. You will play a pivotal role in supporting us to grow the Leaders Plus Fellowship Programme so that we can support more leaders with young children to progress their careers and drive positive change for others. In doing this you will provide first-class end-to-end administrative support to the team and ensure our stakeholders have seamless experiences with us. You will enjoy trialling and learning new ways of doing things to offer the most efficient and effective administrative solutions to the team.
Programme Delivery & Administration
- Manage all programme logistics using project management skills to manage a complex programme of annual events and workshops running simultaneously
- Book and liaise with venues (where and when relevant)
- Support the selection and onboarding processes of new Fellows including interviewing Fellows where required
- Arranging interviews with Fellows and conducting focus groups
- Ensuring Fellows have the right information about programme content at regular stages of their programme lifecycle
- Enter data from evaluation surveys and analyse feedback to establish programme impact
- Act on feedback to ensure we are improving the quality of our processes and programmes wherever possible.
- Checking the office inbox – handling website & social media queries
- Data entry into CRM system ensuring GDPR compliance
- Manage and maintain Application Form system
Invoice processing and administration
- Oversee and track invoicing processes, ensuring all invoices are authorised for payment and processed in a timely manner
- Query and reconcile invoices and purchase orders
- Data entry to ensure meticulously tracking of spend against programme budgets
Promotion activity to support programme growth.
- Build partnerships with diverse networks of supporters to promote the Fellowship Programme and the work of Leaders Plus
- Market and advertise to our target groups to generate applications for our Fellowship.
- Support with sourcing and securing PR opportunities via publications aimed at parents, gender networks, HR Directors, & Diversity and Inclusion experts
- Organise and run webinars to generate interest and enthusiasm for the Fellowship and recruit applicants to it
Administrate and oversee Mentor recruitment and engagement activity
- Source and recruit the required number of senior leader mentors required for each Fellowship cohort
- Communicate with the senior leader mentors
- Scheduling and overseeing the annual programme of events
- Source speakers and facilitators and prepare appropriate briefings
- Liaising with attendees, and speakers and being a welcoming presence on the day – virtually or in person
- Booking and arranging travel and catering for events (when appropriate)
- Administrative oversight of events to include pre-event planning, on the day event administration and moderation, post event review and feedback capture
- Trial new event formats be creative with tech that supports a virtual experience
- Measure, track and report on event conversion/ROI, ensuring leads are followed up with correctly
Manage follow up communications with event attendees
- Running and monitoring event sign up systems
Contribute to the wider success and growth of Leaders Plus
- Find speaking opportunities for the CEO and support the Programme Director with reaching out to employers
- Contribute to the ongoing development of our Fellowship, finding ways to help it scale further and reach more people nationally
- Support team to build the Alumni and Mentor engagement strategy
- Support team efforts to ensure Diversity and Inclusion in all that we do
- Commit to team culture, planning and strategy days
- Support overall team with growing social media channels
If you have any questions and would like a chat with Verena, have a look at the attached job spec for details.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Donor Relations Officer (Fundraising Team)
Part-time role based on 0.6, flexible work pattern
Closing date: 20.02.22
Interview date: 03.03.22
At the University of Southampton, our aim is to change the world for the better, bringing together realms of academic research, creativity and knowledge to have a truly collaborative and ground-breaking impact. We care about the challenges that humanity faces, and work to support others on a global scale.
In the Office of Development & Alumni Relations (ODAR), our job is to galvanise our community to solve these challenges and to make a difference. Would you like this to be your job too?
About the role
The Donor Relations Officer will play a central role in ensuring we thank our supporters well and articulate the impact of philanthropy at Southampton in creative and compelling ways. This role will focus on the important data management, administration and research required to deliver the Donor Relations Programme, as well as the creative and bespoke considerations that make our supporters feel valued. This role will ensure our donors are recognised as an essential part of the University’s community, with every gift and donor treated in a special way.
With developed organisational and planning skills, you will be experienced at managing data, expert at understanding and delivering administration and you will recognise the importance of donor stewardship. Your excellent writing skills will complement your experience of working with others to generate positive reporting and high-quality narrative. You will bring a natural enthusiasm for the power of philanthropy, supporting others and ensuring quality outcomes for team-wide activity that stewards our donors.
We are planning our first University-wide fundraising and engagement campaign, involving more alumni and supporters with Southampton so that we can change the world. With the full support and investment of University leadership, we are excited to be growing our team considerably.
We need people with intellectual curiosity and different ideas. We need people with direct experience or transferable skills and the interest and drive to take on a new challenge. We are actively determined to welcome a diverse group of colleagues into our inclusive team. Every day will be different, you will meet incredible people and the rewards will be huge.
Imagine fundraising for medical technologies that could cure cancer or dementia. Or engaging a volunteer who can help a student improve their graduate prospects. Or connecting alumni around the world and reawakening important friendships. That could be you.
This could be a career-defining opportunity and we want to hear from you. See Join ODAR to learn about our team and current opportunities. For an informal chat contact Please contact Emma Smart, Senior Development Manager for an informal chat. Do contact us if you feel you don’t meet all of the selection criteria and want to discuss the role further.
Are you passionate about investing in young people? Are you an expert in engaging volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds? Here at Young Enterprise we are looking for just that… We’re seeking a Volunteer Support Manager, to share your experience & vision in volunteer support and coordination.
About Young Enterprise
Each year, Young Enterprise helps thousands of young people develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to succeed. Through our nationwide enterprise and financial capability programmes, we give young people the opportunities and experiences to discover who they are and what they’re good at. A key focus for us is social mobility, and our volunteers form an important part of our strategy now and into the future.
About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic Volunteer Support Manager to join our Volunteer & Alumni Support team to lead on the continuing evolution, development & support of our experienced volunteer community and contribute to the successful delivery of our organisational strategy – No Time Like The Future.
Key skills and experience
- Relationship Management & Change Management experience
- Creative & innovative approach to problem solving
- Strong networking & collaboration skills to seek out opportunities for connections
- Excellent communications skills, with the confidence & presence to command attention at senior levels
- Motivated & persuasive negotiator to drive positive outcomes, with resilience & tenacity to overcome initial negative responses
- Confident use of the internet for creative research purposes, as well as standard office IT packages e.g. Word, Outlook, Excel, Raiser’s Edge (or other databases)
- Positive, can-do approach & demonstrable organisational skills
Why work with us?
- People-focussed with a friendly and supportive work-place culture
- An active commitment to equality and diversity
- Generous holiday allowance of 7.2 weeks
- Access to NHS top-up scheme, for money back on expenses such as dental and optical
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Group Life Assurance
This is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours per week) and can be worked from our London office or from home with some travel required. Full details can be found in the attached Job Description. If you think you fit this role then we would love to hear from you!
To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the Job Description and Person Specification by no later than midday 31 January.
Interviews will take place via MS Teams on the 9th or 10th February.
Please note that, although we endeavor to respond to all applications, if you have not heard from us by two weeks from the closing date you should consider your application unsuccessful.
Would you like to play a key role in enabling a new generation of Medical Doctors to be trained in Cheshire, no matter what their background? Do you have experience of writing compelling funding proposals and applications to Grant-Making Trusts and Foundations? If so, the role of Development Manager could be for you.
We are at a key moment at the University of Chester, having gained approval from the General Medical Council to deliver the first qualifying course of study for Medicine in the county. We want to provide scholarships so that background is no barrier to joining the Medical profession, training in Chester, and this role will play a key role in achieving this.
This is a full-time, fixed-term contract (0.8fte considered) until September 2023, when our first scholars will be joining us. The successful candidate will be responsible for cultivating and nurturing the relationships with Trusts & Foundations and associated supporters, bidding for significant financial donations and grants to the University of Chester. The position is available immediately, and joins the team at an exciting time. There is scope for the role to become permanent after this initial campaign.
The focus will be on new relationships with Trusts and Foundations leading to financial support, and we are looking for someone who can be proactive about seeking out and forging this, collaborating closely with members of academic faculty and the Senior Executive Team, who are fully onboard to support this initiative.
You will be educated to Degree standard or equivalent level qualification and you will have a proven track record of fundraising, with a wide understanding of philanthropy, and why people and organisations give. The successful candidate will be a results driven, strategic thinker with the ability to build and nurture transformative internal and external relationships. You will be an exceptional written and verbal communicator and passionate about your work, and the difference higher education can make in our communities and society.
The post is normally based in Chester, however the Directorate is currently working remotely, and homeworking either fully or partially is available.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Helena Astbury, Head of Development and Alumni Relations on +44 (0)1244 511005.
We encourage applications from a diverse range of applicants.
Candidates may download further details from our website.
Closing date: 15th February 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Full time, Open ended
The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 30 January 2022
Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 15 February 2022
For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a role under SOC code 3543
The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity.
The purpose of the post is to develop and implement the University’s individual giving programme and work with the wider team to enhance life-long relationships with alumni and supporters. The post-holder will generate philanthropic income from mid-level donors and (less than £5k) lower-level donors (from £10K and above) through mini telethons, direct marketing and social media/digital campaigns, including developing a crowdfunding programme, and community activities.
The Individual Giving Officer will create compelling donor journeys to inspire and steward alumni and supporters and motivate them to donate and, in doing so, support the wider fundraising goals by creating “positive noise stories” around fundraising. The main objective is to ensure individual donors feel looked after and valued and understand the impact of their support.
The post-holder will take forward our donor communications and work closely with the Alumni Team to ensure an integrated approach to fundraising communication among our alumni base. The successful candidate will provide a dedicated resource to coordinate the disbursal and recognition of funds from the Stirling Fund and the Vice-Chancellor’s Fund in the form of grants to student projects. In doing so, they will be the point of contact between the Advancement Team and the Student Union. The post-holder will report to the Advancement Operations Manager.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated with strong interpersonal, communication and team working skills, ideally within an international and/or HE context and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Description of Duties
- Work to develop and implement the regular giving programme which includes coordination of all direct appeals within the agreed plan utilising telephone, mail, email and digital media
- Work with the Advancement Operations Manager to research and develop new fundraising approaches and opportunities to increase individual giving
- Organise and manage mini telethons (up to six weeks of calling per annum) including: recruiting and training student callers; drafting calling scripts, training materials, and fulfilment packs; running the telethon office; providing ongoing coaching for the student callers; and developing strong cases for support for the Stirling Fund and other causes to ensure future support from the alumni community
- Draft fundraising material for campaigns (letters, emails, crowdfunding collateral) and help to ensure fundraising messages are updated on the University’s alumni and supporter web pages
- Bring forward ideas, and implement approved recommendations, to make philanthropy more visible on campus
- Work with a Fundraising Manager to gain experience in face-to-face solicitations with donors at a level of up to £5k per annum
- Work with key internal stakeholders, suppliers and fundraising agencies as required
- Liaise with the Advancement Operations Manager to ensure the donors in the regular giving programme are thanked, stewarded and re-solicited appropriately
- Write, produce and disseminate donor newsletters and communication
- Assist with social media communications targeted to donors and alumni donors
- Work with the Advancement Operations Manager to analyse data and trends of giving and maintain accurate database records
- Liaise with the Web Team to ensure the fundraising pages remain engaging, dynamic and compelling
- Co-ordinate the disbursal of income raised through the Stirling Fund and the Vice-Chancellors Fund including: advertising the availability of the grants internally; co-ordinating the disbursal panel; organising the awards presentations; and developing case studies/articles which highlight the impact of donors’ support for use in future appeals and stewardship activities
Management and Reporting
- Provide regular reports and updates on the performance of appeals to the line-manager and Director for Internationalisation and Partnerships to pinpoint trends and highlight any issues arising, and make any recommendations to ensure the regular giving programme maintains its income:cost ratio
- Contribute to the development and implementation of donor-related policies, systems or processes
- Support the Executive Director in developing a strategic approach to delivering a professional service across the institution to ensure the implementation of the University’s internationalisation agenda
- Contribute to fostering a CAFÉ (creative, aspiring, flexible and engaging) culture within the Directorate
- Contribute to team efforts to engage creative approaches to deliver on shared goals on developing a culture of philanthropy on campus
- Collaborate with colleagues, facilitating information sharing and coordination across departments
- Attend and support University events
- Undertake other duties from time to time as required by the Executive Director or Director for Global Advancement
- Educated to degree level
- Experience of developing and implementing individual giving programmes or experience in a related field (sales, direct marketing or similar)
- Experience of working on marketing or communication campaigns across a range of media
- Good knowledge of the regulatory environment (GDPR and PECR, Gift Aid, PCI and fundraising legislation, direct marketing best practice)
- Track record of effective verbal and written communication with people from differing backgrounds, cultures and countries
- Excellent project management skills and the ability to prioritise workloads if working on a number of projects at the same time
- Excellent written and oral skills with a keen eye for accuracy and presentation
- A competent user of MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Excellent team working, inter-personal and creative problem-solving skills, with a friendly and positive ‘can do’ attitude
- Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
- A willingness to work occasionally outside normal working hours as required
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
POSITON: Full Time Academy Administrator
REPORTS TO: Director of Academy
SALARY: £26,000 p.a.
LOCATION: London with home working
PENSION: National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
The Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) requires an Administrator to support the growing and varied activities of the FNF Academy. The post holder is required to work flexibly across the organisation. The portfolio of activity that they contribute to is likely to vary over time as will the balance of administrative duties. Remote and flexible working is negotiable.
·Provide administrative support for:
- Scholarship and Commissioned Leadership Programmes
- Academy events using online booking systems
- Commissioned policy and knowledge mobilisation projects
- The Nightingale Frontline Leadership Support Service
·Work with robust processes and systems to ensure good governance and transparency
- Support advertisement, recruitment and selection processes
- Handle queries and complaints by telephone, email, and in person
- Work with the Director of the FNF Academy and Scholarship and Commissioned Programme Manager to plan and monitor the annual cycle and timing of deliverables
- Support the booking of venues and FNF Associates
- Maintain up to date records in our Central Records Management System (CRM - Salesforce)
- Prepare and upload information to the FNF website
- Ensure Academy pages on the website are up to date
- Track and contribute to interim and final reports
- Track receipt and payment of invoices related to Academy activity
- Administer scholars’ expenses
- Provide timely communication to scholars, programme participants, members and alumni
- Provide timely communication to sponsors
- Ensure all data sharing activity is GDPR compliant
COMMUNICATION AND ENGAGEMENT
- Publicise the FNF Academy opportunities through website and social media
- Support the administration of events including workshops and stakeholder meetings. These could be face to face or virtual.
The following are core values which relate specifically to this post:
- Quality focus
- A supportive style
CORE BEHAVIOURS AND SKILLS
Core behaviours and skills expected of the FNF Scholarship and Commissioned Leadership Programme Administrator are:
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team
- Ability to extract and analyse data
- Ability to prioritise tasks
- Ability to manage time, both own and others
- Ability to take personal responsibility
- Ability to give clear information both verbally and in written communications
- Identify opportunities and approaches to achieve goals and improve results
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
- An understanding of health and social care sector and its management;
- Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
- Effective inter-personal skills, able to liaise with senior managers, members of the senior management team and stakeholders, offering guidance and interpretation on complex information
- Experience of working with or within Education or a Healthcare Organisation
- A proven track record in successfully planning and organising yourself, others and projects
- Excellent organisational skills and abilities
- Experience in taking initiative and responsibility
- Excellent communication skills
- Exceptional information technology skills
- Experience of minuting and following up actions of meetings/committees
- Experience of working with multiple stakeholders
- Competent IT skills including familiarity with Microsoft 365, Salesforce (or other CSM), Video Conferencing platforms, EXCEL and Eventbrite.
- An understanding of leadership development and or the healthcare context impacting on nursing and midwifery.
Training and Personal Development – Continuous Professional Development
The post holder must take responsibility in agreement with his/her line manager for his/her own personal development by ensuring that Continuous Professional Development remains a priority.The jobholder will undertake all mandatory training required for the role.
Health and Safety/Risk Management
All staff are responsible for working with their colleagues to maintain and improve the quality of services provided.This includes complying at all times with the FNF Policies, including Health and Safety policies, in particular by following agreed safe working procedures, and reporting incidents using the FNF Incident Reporting system.
Equality and Diversity
The jobholder must comply with all policies and procedures designed to ensure equality of employment and that services are delivered in ways that meet the individual needs of scholarship nd programme applicants. No person whether they are staff or visitor should receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion etc.
Respect for Confidentiality
The jobholder should respect patient confidentiality at all times and not divulge information unless sanctioned by the requirements of the role.
COMMUNICATION & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The post holder will report and be accountable to the Director of the FNF Academy and will work under the direction of Scholarship and Commissioned Leadership Programme Manager as required.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
i) PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Frequent requirement for sitting in a restricted position while working at a desk on a computer and use of telephone.The post is based in London, however by the very nature of the job, it may be necessary for the post holder to travel to external meetings around the UK on a very occasional basis. This will involve lengthy train journeys and walking to and from venues.The post holder will have to carry meeting papers to external meetings and will be required to work on the train while travelling. The post holder will give power-point presentations to audiences of various sizes which will involve standing and talking in public.
Frequent and prolonged periods of concentration and mental effort are required ~ 80% of working day.
iii) EMOTIONAL EFFORT:
The post holder will have tight deadlines and the pressure of meeting these deadlines. The post holder may have to deal with challenges, criticism and complaints about the allocation places and level of funding and how the programmes are managed.
iv) WORKING CONDITIONS:
The role is a blend of home and office based and will require the post holder to be using a VDU more or less continuously.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About the role
Are you an experienced prospect researcher, who is passionate about connecting donors with opportunities to make a significant difference to students, researchers and society?
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and successful team in the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) as a member of the Development Services team. This role is one of a number of new positions that will be advertised in the coming months, making it an exciting time to join. The post holder will play a central role in the team’s success during this period of growing investment, with significant opportunity to contribute to the future direction of our hybrid-working team.
Starting in our centenary year, you will play a transformative role by delivering a pro-active research service, identifying new potential sources of major gifts and continuing to keep the portfolio of current and prospective supporters up-to-date. You will work closely with the Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement teams to match supporter motivations with opportunities to be engaged with the University through philanthropy, volunteering and advocacy, supporting strategic university priorities.
You will have strong organisation and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to solve problems independently. You will possess the necessary experience to continually refine and improve processes while managing and inspiring other members of the Prospect Development team. We are looking for someone who is composed, collaborative, thrives in a fast-paced environment and shares in the team’s success.
For informal enquiries, please contact Stephen Jones, Senior Development Manager (Fundraising Intelligence).
Closing date: 13 February 2022.
We expect interviews to take place week commencing 21 February 2022.
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.
The University’s professional services, including DARO, have adopted a hybrid working model, which blends remote and campus-based working. There is flexibility in the balance between home-based working (UK) and working from our brand new WorkSmart spaces on campus according to job role and personal preference. Semi-regular attendance on campus is required for this role.
Home based in Leeds (serving mainly wider West Yorkshire areas)
Plus frequent local and regional travel, occasional UK-wide travel and overnight stays.
Anne Frank Workers are the front-line delivery posts for all the education programmes of the Anne Frank Trust UK, leading our workshops, training our peer educators and mentoring our ambassadors in schools and communities across the country. This is a varied, exciting and demanding role for highly organised professionals with a deeply held commitment to equality and the skills to engage 10 to 15-year-olds in a structured, creative journey of learning and empowerment. If appointed, you will joining a dedicated team of people who are inspired by Anne Frank, passionate about young people and committed to empowering them to challenge prejudice.
- Factual CV (1 or 2 pages).
- Supporting statement saying why you would like the job and how you meet each of the points on the person specification below (up to 4 pages).
Closing date: Monday 14th February 2022 at 5pm
Tasks and Responsibilities
- To be outcome-focused and highly organised in planning and carrying out a varied portfolio of educational work, aimed at empowering young people (usually aged 10 to 15) with the knowledge, skills and commitment to challenge all forms of prejudice and discrimination.
- To be pro-active, methodical and determined in booking Anne Frank Trust programmes into schools and community settings, and to maintain close working links with key schools and partner organisations.
- To lead inspirational classes and workshops in schools, in community venues and online – teaching about Anne Frank, the Holocaust and all forms of prejudice today; challenging stereotypes; building anti-discriminatory values; and developing skills in recognising and responding to prejudice.
- To train young people as peer educators so that they share their knowledge and values with their schools and communities, e.g. as guides to Anne Frank exhibitions or by running activities based on Anne Frank’s Diary.
- To train small groups of peer educators as Anne Frank Ambassadors, drawing on their personal views and experiences of prejudice to produce creative responses to Anne Frank, and empowering them to disseminate their anti-prejudice messages as effectively as possible.
- To provide mentoring to a caseload of Anne Frank Ambassadors, usually out of school hours, supporting them through a journey of learning and empowerment from induction to alumni support when they turn 16.
- To be imaginative, collaborative and practical in organising and supporting events and projects with Anne Frank Ambassadors and their communities, including local Anne Frank exhibitions, regional multi-school training days, and an annual national conference.
- To plan, deliver and monitor all work to meet the targets set by the Trust’s funders and operational plans, and to implement the Trust’s curriculum, quality standards, values and policies.
- To achieve excellent practice in working with young people, notably by focusing on ambitious but realistic learning objectives, by maintaining a balance of warm engagement and clear boundaries, by identifying any safeguarding or welfare needs, and by making appropriate referrals to other agencies.
- In all aspects of the role to give a high priority to equality and diversity, notably in the reach, content and impact of educational activities.
- To keep thorough records of all activity on the Trust’s databases, and to be proficient in gathering data for evaluation, e.g. by encouraging young people to complete questionnaires
- To use manual handling skills when necessary, e.g. to carry, set up and dismantle educational exhibitions made of pop-up banners.
- To assist occasionally with fundraising, e.g. by contributing ideas to grant applications or by supporting young people to speak at donor events.
- To undertake a continuous process of professional development and self-reflection, participating in training, and keeping up to date with best practice especially in education about prejudice and in youth empowerment.
- To be managed through close two-way communication with line manager, including monthly one to one Support & Supervision sessions and an Annual Appraisal.
- To be a collaborative team member with the Anne Frank Workers and other colleagues, participating in staff meetings and contributing to the development, cohesion, productivity and team fun of the organisation as a whole.
- To undertake other tasks commensurate with Anne Frank Worker role, especially as led by the empowered Anne Frank Ambassadors.
All applications to the posts will be assessed on the following criteria:
- Educated to at least degree level, ideally with a relevant professional qualification, e.g. teaching or youth work.
- Full driving licence.
- Substantial experience of running learning activities with groups of young people, including aged 10 to 15.
- Experience of engaging with and meeting the needs of disadvantaged young people and/or those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
- Experience of providing pastoral or emotional support.
- Experience of working successfully as part of a team.
- Experience of keeping records and writing reports.
- Knowledge of best practice in teaching and/or youth empowerment.
- Familiarity with the needs and issues experienced by young people, their families and communities.
- Sound understanding of safeguarding.
- Understanding and ideas about how to challenge prejudice and discrimination.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Highly developed organisational skills, able to meet deadlines and manage a varied workload.
- Ability to identify, initiate and sustain effective relationships with other professionals and organisations.
- Ability to use initiative and develop new projects or ways of working.
- Strong literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
- Manual handling skills, e.g. for carrying and using pop-up banners.
- Excellent presentation skills – able to present clearly and inspire an audience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills that demonstrate a balance of warmth and boundaries.
VALUES AND PERSONAL QUALITIES
- Enthusiasm for Anne Frank and the work of the Trust, including a commitment to the Trust’s strategic direction to greater youth empowerment and creativity.
- A deeply held belief in equality and diversity.
- Passionate commitment to the wellbeing and empowerment of young people.
- Creativity, energy, a can-do attitude to solving problems, with a willingness to learn.
- Willingness to travel regionally and across the UK, and to work evenings and weekends when required.
- Access to a car
- Enhanced DBS check on appointment
- If working from home, an appropriate working space
At the Anne Frank Trust UK we are strongly committed to equality of opportunity in recruitment and employment. We aim for a diverse workforce and inclusive work practices. As an anti-prejudice education charity, we positively value the insights of staff who have lived experience of prejudice or discrimination.
If you would need adjustments or specific support to carry out any of the tasks or responsibilities in the job description – e.g. because of disability or a characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010 – you are welcome to state this during the recruitment process. We will see this as a positive request and can then let you know how we will respond.
If you believe that you may be unfairly disadvantaged in meeting any of the points of the person specification or if you need any specific help during the recruitment process – e.g., again, because of disability or a characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010 – you are welcome to state this in your application. We will see this as a positive request and can then let you know how we will take it into account or what support we can offer.
• Factual CV (1 or 2 pages).
• Supporting statement saying why you would like the job and how you meet each of the points on the person specification (up to 4 pages).
• Closing date: Monday 14th February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.