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Reports to: Director of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Academy
Hours: 35 hours per week (Full time)
Contract: Fixed term or secondment. 1st February 2022 – 31st March 2023
Location: London with home working
Salary: £24,639 - £36,959 per annum
Pension: National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
FNF is looking for a Research and Policy Assistant to join our innovative team. The FNF Academy is establishing it’s reputation as a provider of independent thought leadership which influences policy. We are currently undertaking a number of funded National projects which explore areas which relate to the nursing and midwifery workforce. You would join a growing team of Research and Policy Assistants who are undertaking the data collection, analysis and report writing to facilitate the delivery of these projects. The role therefore requires an individual who is interested in working across a variety of projects, using a range of data collect techniques with a motivation to have significant and rapid impact on workforce related policy.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
- To deliver defined research/ policy projects under supervision
- Implement ethical processes to the collection and storage of data
- To undertake a literature review to inform the design and focus of the research/ policy project
- To collect and analyse data using a range qualitative/quantitative methods and interpretation frameworks
- To deliver a range of outputs from the project including a report for the commissioner and a peer review publication under supervision.
- To support the communication and dissemination of the outcomes of the project in collaboration with the Communications team.
- Contribute to the wider endeavor to demonstrate the impact of the Florence Nightingale Foundation
All the below are essential however the post holder will also be supported to further develop these skills and knowledge:
- Experience in undertaking research, audit or measuring improvement
- Qualification in research methods
- Track record of writing for peer review publication and/or report writing
- Experience of project management
- Independently carrying out one's work in accordance with professional standards of one's profession.
- Developing oneself in one's professional field. Having a thorough knowledge of one's field.
- handles tools and materials with care
- keeps to rules and procedures. For example in respect of safety
- works efficiently, carefully and cleanly
- works according to `the book`
- knows what to do and how to do it
- The ability to absorb new information readily and to put it into practice effectively.
- understands instructions readily and is able to perform them
- asks many questions on technical and functional matters
- recognizes his/her mistakes and attempts to correct or prevent them
- is able to put learnt theory into practice
- gains information from conversations that is useful for his/her routine
- uses acquired knowledge practically
- The ability to detect problems, recognize important information, and link various data; to trace potential causes and look for relevant details.
- reviews problems by asking directed questions and using various relevant information sources
- distinguishes facts from opinions and assumptions
- investigates the cause of a problem
- sees causes and effects readily
- The ability to come up with original and innovative ideas and solutions, to adopt points of view outside the usual parameters.
- sees connections between seemingly unconnected aspects
- looks beyond obvious solutions
- offers suggestions for original products, methods, approaches
- experiments with new methods and opportunities
- looks for better alternatives
Attention To Detail
- The ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently
- handles details meticulously and makes very few mistakes
- follows instructions carefully and flawlessly
- checks his/her own work and focuses on details
- stays critical in routine tasks and keeps an eye on his/her own performance
- is able to work with numbers for a long time on end
Focus on Quality
- Setting high quality standards and striving for continuous improvement and quality assurance.
- adheres to prescribed quality standards
- checks regularly whether his/her own work meets prescribed quality standards
- asks regularly for feedback regarding quality
- corrects mistakes as they become evident
- takes direct action in order to ensure his/her own quality of work
- The ability to control the progress of employees’ processes, tasks, or activities and of one’s own work and responsibilities.
- provides clear deadlines
- checks progress regularly
- uses his/her planner effectively, sets deadlines for him/herself
- makes appointments with employees in order to provide feedback on their performance
- notices and minimizes work slowdowns
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
You will support the operations of CISV International with effective administrative coordination and IT support for staff and volunteers. You will be a member of a team who assist each other as needed and are jointly responsible and accountable for supporting the general administration of CISV International. While you may have a primary area of focus, many responsibilities are shared and everyone on the team should be able to support in all areas as needed. This list is not exhaustive, and the exact division of responsibilities may change over time and will be agreed with the Chief Operating Officer.
If you are interested in this role, please read the Job Description fully.
To apply, please send us your CV and a covering letter (maximum 2 pages of A4) explaining why you are applying for this role and how you have the skills and experience outlined in the Job Description.
We are also asking all candidates to fill in and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This will be treated confidentially and anonymously.
The deadline for applications is midnight GMT on 26 January 2022
We plan to hold the interviews online during the week of 31 January 2022
Send in your CV and a covering letter (maximum 2 pages of A4) explaining why you are applying for this role and how you have the skills and experience outlined in the Job Description.
We are also asking all candidates to fill in return our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This will be treated confidentially and anonymously.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for an Executive Assistant to provide full executive administrative support to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and robust communication and engagement support to ensure the efficient running of the Operations and Marketing directorate led by the COO. The role also supports internal communications alongside other staff.
The role forms part of the People and Resources directorate and works closely with the Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of Corporate Affairs.
Key skills we’re looking for are:
• Experience working as an Executive or Personal Assistant role previously
• An ability to work in a fast-moving environment
• High levels of resilience in pressurised situations.
• Complex, demanding and ever-changing diary management
• Meeting organisation skills, in person and virtually
• Ability to work proactively and independently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with acute attention to detail
• Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and have experience of hybrid meeting organisation
• A commitment to the RSA’s mission, values and behaviours
We offer great benefits, including 29 days holiday (plus bank holidays), additional wellbeing allowance, free fellowship throughout employment and lots more!
To find out more about this role, please download our job pack below or visit our website.
In order to apply, please click ‘apply for this job’ on our recruitment page and submit your CV. You will also be required to answer a series of questions. You do not need to submit a cover letter.
Please submit your application through the RSA website. We cannot accept applications via email. All applications will receive an automated response.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am Monday 31 January 2022. Screening calls are expected to take place on Thursday 3 February 2022 and interviews will be on Wednesday 9 February and/or Thursday 10 February 2022 .
Please note that we cannot accept late, incomplete applications, and we can only consider candidates who apply through the online application process.
We are the RSA. The royal society for arts, manufactures and commerce. We’re committed to a future that works for everyone, a future where we all can participate in its creation. With over 250 years of heritage in making significant social impact, we bring together, our rigorous research, proven change process, influential ideas platforms and our global community of over 30,000 problem solvers united in a desire to deliver solutions for lasting change.
To achieve this, we ask everyone – our staff, our Fellowship, our collaborators, our partners and wider society – to commit to our values and world view, and strive to achieve genuine positive impact in our lives. This isn’t something we can achieve overnight. But we are asking you to join us all on this journey. The commitment you make now, is a commitment to be with us, to shape us, to challenge us, and to stimulate us all, to find better ways of thinking, acting and delivering change.
It represents the pact you sign when you join us. A pact that represents everything we do, every decision we make, and every action we take.
And it represents how we act. In a way that represents our values, with rigour and proven processes. A relentless spirit. Open minds, and an open door.
We bring to life our Commit to Impact brand idea through every organisational touchpoint, so we can ask everyone who interacts with us: will you?
We invite you to be part of this change. Join our community. Together, we’ll unite people and ideas to resolve the challenges of our time.
Sightsavers is looking for a Finance and Support Services Assistant to join our financial management and office administration team.
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions Apply
Location: Sightsavers Mozambique Office, Nampula, Mozambique
Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract
Hours: Standard Office Hours
About the role
We are looking for a Finance and Support Services Assistant to assist the Finance and Support Services Manager with financial transactions, maintaining accounting ledgers and cash books, processing payroll, general office administration, procurement and travel logistics. Key duties will include:
- Preparation of payment vouchers
- Managing the office petty cash and receipting cash and cheques
- Processing vouchers in Sun
- Regular payroll administration
- Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
- Coordinating motor vehicle licences and insurances
- Maintaining the fixed asset register
- General office administration and logistics
- General finance and administrative support for projects
This is a varied role, please read the full job description for further details
This is an ideal opportunity to build on your existing accounts experience. To succeed in this role, you will need:
- A degree in accounting or any related degree.
- A professional accounting certificate.
- Extensive working experience gained in a busy accounting department, ideally in an INGO environment but experience of audit would be advantageous.
As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.
Local terms and conditions apply.
To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal.We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying. We anticipate that interviews, to include an Excel assessment, will take place in late January/ early February 2022.
- Programmes Officer
- London, UK - but willing to consider other locations where SC has an office
- Salary Range: £24,000 to £27,000
Street Child are searching for a highly-motivated, junior professional with superb organisational abilities and strong Excel skills - to fill a demanding officer role at the heart of our central programmes team. Working closely with three Programme Directors, you will be responsible for providing effective, efficient coordination across Street Child's global projects portfolio; and supporting programme impact by assisting grant management, monitoring, compliance and proposal development. Excellent inter-personal skills, a flexible approach and a positive 'can-do' attitude are also key.
Key tasks will include:
• Provision of capacity support to country teams in meeting internal and external compliance requirements;
• Tracking and consolidating organisational grants, partners, results and impact reach;
• Acting as a crucial link between the programmes team and fundraising, communications and finance teams;
• Contributing towards programme funding through the drafting of quality funding proposals and donor reports;
• Responding flexibly to meet ad hoc demands and requests on a regular basis.
Key candidate qualities:
• Excellent organisational abilities and IT skills - essential to effectively manage the role's core information management, compliance and capacity support duties;
• Good written abilities - essential to effectively support proposal development and reports;
• Excellent inter-personal skills - on the interface between programmes and the rest of the organisation (e.g. finances and fundraising teams), this aspect is key;
• Flexible, willing, positive 'can-do' attitude to work;
• A proven commitment to a career in the international development/humanitarian sector - demonstrated either in career experience and/or substantial relevant volunteering and/or a relevant Masters degree.
Street Child is one of the UK's fastest growing charities. This role, at the heart of the organisation, will demand a lot from you - it will also, for the right person, be incredibly rewarding with a rare range, and level, of exposure. This is a unique opportunity to launch, or take to the next level, your development/humanitarian career.
Application information can be found on the job description, otherwise to apply, please visit our website where you will find details on how to submit your CV and a compelling covering letter covering letter explaining why you think you could make an extraordinary impact in this role - ideally ASAP. We are ideally seeking to make a quick appointment so are selecting candidates for assessment and interviews on a rolling basis.
Diversity is important to us at Street Child and so we especially welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds typically under-represented in the sector and/or reflect the communities we seek to serve.
About Street Child
Street Child believes that every child should be safe, go to school, and learn. We focus our work in the places where that is the furthest from being realised: remote, hard-to-reach areas and fragile, disaster-affected states across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Since 2008 we have helped over 650,000 children to go to school and learn Our projects focus on a combination of education, child protection and livelihood support. We partner with local organisations in everything we do.
To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send us your CV and a compelling covering letter as a combined/single document (max 3-pages).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you enjoy helping children aged 2 to 4 to bloom? Can you stay smiling in all weathers during outside play? Can you tell stories with silly voices?
Mulberry Bush Pre-school are an independent community-based nursery on a primary school site serving local families. We use our knowledge of the children’s’ life experiences and interests to provide exciting, tailored opportunities for learning and development.
We need a likeminded Room Lead at Level 3 (or currently studying for Level 3) for the nursery and pre-school. Hours are 8.15am to 3.45pm three days per week with opportunities for overtime at Breakfast Club and After School Club. Candidates must have knowledge of the EYFS and experience of being a keyperson.
We have a lot to offer as a charitable pre-school and encourage you to give us a call or come to see us.
As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are open to candidates who want to apply as part of a job-share arrangement, and we actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know.
If you are interested in joining this fantastic pre-school and want to know more, please go the Oasis UK charity website to download an application pack, or contact the Mulberry Bush Pre-school in Old Coulsdon directly. CVs alone will not be accepted.
Closing date for completed applications is 9am Monday 7th February 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after in Old Coulsdon, South London.
We expect all staff to share our commitment to safeguarding children and young people and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks. The successful candidate must have proof of right to work in the UK.
Based at Mulberry Bush Pre-school, Old Coulsdon, South London
Permanent contract, Part-time (22.5 hours per week over 3 days)
Salary: £9,348 per annum (£9.76 per hour) + pension
Oasis supports Equal Opportunities. Registered Charity No. 1026487
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: Any country (with strong preference for EECA region)
Salary: USD 23,000 – 33,000/year (depending on location and experience)
Contract Type: Consultancy (see the section on terms and conditions) for 30 hours per week
Duration: 01/03/2022 – 30/06/2023
Closing Date: 30/01/2022
Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview to be held the week of January 31
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is a high-impact, global organization. We work closely with allies and partners to advance respect for human rights in business and hold companies accountable for abuse. We do this by empowering human rights advocates in civil society, business, and governments to support bold leadership for human rights in business and strengthened corporate accountability, due diligence, and effective remedy for abuse. We also build transparency of advances, challenges, and abuse of human rights in business. We generate and share information that is relevant, reliable, and up to date, and we work with advocates around the world to use this information to drive positive change that puts human rights at the heart of business.
About the position:
The Research Assistant will work with the Eastern Europe/Central Asia team to implement a project focused on promoting responsible investment and a just transition in Eastern Europe & Central Asia. The project aims to build a stronger, more informed movement of civil society organizations and affected communities working together to ensure responsible investment and a just transition in the region.
- Research and publicise via the Resource Centre’s website, information from a wide range of sources about the human rights impacts of companies operating in Eastern Europe & Central Asia
- Synthesise and present research and data for external communications e.g. reports, website and social media
- Work with communities affected by natural resources companies’ operations in Eastern Europe & Central Asia on emblematic cases of abuse with potential for impact through engagement with companies and investors
- Engage with companies and investors allegedly linked to human rights abuses by seeking public responses and working with civil society to put pressure on international buyers and investors
- Bring attention to under-the-radar cases of attacks on human rights defenders and civic freedoms through awareness raising, including producing infographics on attacks, and arranging/conducting interviews with human rights defenders
- Other related duties as requested.
Key competencies and attributes:
Values: Strong, demonstrated commitment to human rights. Shares values and ethos of the Resource Centre.
Subject matter expertise: Knowledge and understanding of the business and human rights field in general, including standards and developments, and of the relevant Eastern Europe & Central Asia context in particular.
Research and analytical skills: Able to search and identify relevant information online and offline; persistent in seeking out difficult-to-find information; creative in identifying new sources of information.
Communications: Strong writing skills, including succinct writing for the web.
Representation skills: Able to foster productive, professional relationships with a broad range of contacts.
Solidarity building: Able to foster productive relationships for the purpose of contributing to the incredible work of various groups working on the impact of business on human rights.
Self-initiative and motivation: Able to take initiative and drive work forward independently within the agreed frameworks; motivated by achieving results.
Teamwork: Has experience and is able to operate effectively and constructively as part of a multicultural and diverse Global Team and ensure communication despite geographical distances between team members.
Organisation and prioritisation: Strong organisational and prioritisation skills, enabling efficient and effective work.
Languages: Fluency in English required; fluency in Russian preferred
Terms and conditions:
This is a part-time remote consultancy position. Payment will be made on the Research Assistant’s presentation of invoices. The Research Assistant will be responsible for paying from the fees his/her own taxes, health insurance, pension, and the like and those costs are taken into account in calculating the fees. The Resource Centre will reimburse necessary work-related expenses such as for travel.
Hours: The Research Assistant will be expected to work 30 hours per week.
The Research Assistant will not be expected to work on national holidays in the country where she/he is based.
Reports to: Eastern Europe/Central Asia Senior Researcher & Representative, based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is a diverse, global team. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background and we acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in progressive movements. We particularly encourage applications from women, Black, Asian, Latinx and other minorities, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTQ+.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
(We normally offer a starting salary at the beginning of the range)
Full-time (37.5h) / Permanent
Greenpeace is an international non-profit global campaigning organisation. Our independence and global reach enable us to stand for positive change through action in order to defend nature and promote peace. We investigate and expose global environmental problems, confront those in positions of power and present alternative solutions.
This is an opportunity to bring together all your communication, organisational and customer service skills to keep our supporters and the public informed and inspired.
Responding to a high volume of enquiries from supporters and the general public, you’ll be expected to write engaging emails and letters and to confidently answer direct questions via telephone. These will range from routine administrative enquiries to questions about the environment and our campaigns.
You’ll also be responsible for a variety of customer service and administrative tasks in handling these enquiries, from thanking supporters and sending them further interactive content to updating the supporter database, processing donations and, where appropriate, negotiating with and motivating people to continue their support.
- Experience in a supporter care or customer service environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a warm, friendly manner and the ability to handle difficult conversations with understanding and empathy.
- The ability to keep abreast of our campaigns and to communicate this information clearly to supporters/the public by phone and in writing.
- Strong organisational and multitasking skills with great attention to detail and the ability to keep calm under pressure.
- Great team skills, a flexible approach, a passion for Greenpeace’s work and a real desire to share this with others.
You’ll be encouraged to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. We offer great benefits such as a generous pension scheme, subsidised lunches, free yoga and a wealth of well-being resources, just to name a few. Take a look at our Work for Greenpeace pages to find out more about what it’s like to work for us and why you should apply.
We are happy to consider flexible working requests as part of the recruitment process.
For more information and to apply please visit our website.
Greenpeace UK is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.
CLOSING DATE: 9am, 31st January 2022
INTERVIEWS: Provisionally 10th & 11th February
You will be responsible for supporting the programme managers in all aspects of the administration of the Fulbright Award programmes. You will assist with coordinating the receipt of all US and UK applications, organising interview panels and preparing interview materials as part of the selection process. You will be involved with organising the logistics and execution of key Fulbright Programme events for US and UK scholars including liaising with external organisations to arrange venue space, catering and accommodation. You will also assist the Awards team to respond to individual scholar needs, queries or requests for support.
You will have a strong interest and/or personal experience in international education or cultural exchange and a willingness to learn. You will be passionate about promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity, and be excited about the opportunity to work with/support people from diverse backgrounds. You will need to possess excellent communication and time management skills with a strong attention to detail and an ability to work on your own initiative without close supervision.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is a not-for-profit organisation funded by both governments to promote educational exchange between the US and the UK. The Commission offers prestigious Fulbright awards for postgraduate study and academic research in the US and the UK, as well as a number of other programmes and services for people interested in studying in the US.
Since the UK programme began over 70 years ago, more than 23,000 people have been given a Fulbright award through the Commission, and today the programme continues to foster mutual understanding and people-to-people connections. The Commission's strategic priorities are widening participation in all programming and contributing to the solution of global challenges of our time - from racial injustice and climate change to pandemics and the growing role of AI.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers exceptional opportunities for people interested in international education and who are committed to our mission and vision. New staff join a small and friendly team who are highly motivated, entrepreneurial and passionate about cross-cultural exchange.Our staff benefits include 29 days holiday (including 3 US holidays and 3 Christmas closure days) plus bank holidays, pension scheme (employer contribution of 5%), membership of an employee benefits platform, flexible working and excellent learning and development opportunities.
We welcome and encourage job applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities, people who identify as Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic, and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, non-binary and/or Queer. As part of our focus on social mobility, we also encourage applications from those who are the first generation to go to university in their family.
Please note, you must have the prior legal right to work in the UK.
Location: Central London office at least 2 days a week, home working the rest of the time.
Closing date: Wednesday 2 February 2022 (9am GMT)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Our close partner is providing financial services guidance to a number of large institutions around the world, the International Development team works closely with global clients – such as UNICEF, The World Bank and the Gates Foundation – particularly those involved in international development, grant-making and grant-funded programmes.
The Assistant Project Coordinator has to assist in providing project coordination for the full life cycle of any assignment offered to our clients; from the proposal process, contract management with the client, assignment planning, through to assisting with the report writing, and ultimately billing the client. A working knowledge of French is required alongside fluent English.
The Assistant Project Coordinator is allocated specific clients and works closely with the respective Project Coordinators and Project Managers.
- Assist with proposal and tender submission, including preparing project budgets and schedules, liaising with prospective staff and ensuring all proposals are submitted within the respective deadlines
- Monitor and track project progress and on our ‘Control Schedule’ to ensure all stakeholders are kept up to date with any project developments
- ·Monitor internal staff working hours & expenses incurred, to ensure project budgets are adhered to
- Check and process external suppliers’ invoices, making sure all days worked and expenses incurred are within the agreed budget, liaising with finance as and when issues arise
- Assist in client billing, ensuring that all bills issued are as per the contractual terms between the firm and the client, that all costs are accounted for, and that bills are paid by the client in a timely manner
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation for future use, ensuring that all projects are properly logged and can be used in future proposals/tenders
- General: translate documents, maintain filing system of documentation by client and by assignment, archive files when necessary
- Degree educated
- Fluent English in both verbal and written with excellent communication skills
- Good working knowledge of French required
- Competent using MS Office
- Strong organisational and time management skills with ability to prioritise and multi-task
- Able to meet deadlines
- Good numeracy skills
- Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
- Good eye for detail and the ability to follow through tasks
- Able to be a self-starter and work on own initiative
- Able to demonstrate problem solving skills
- Comfortable within a changing and developing environment
Alumni Relations Officer
The University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint an Alumni Relations Officer with a particular focus on marketing and communications. This is an exciting time to join the Alumni Relations team, as new digital initiatives are launched and innovative ways of communicating with our 183,000 strong global alumni community are explored.
You will be a confident and professional individual with an ability to work towards and achieve targets. You will help to deliver Strathclyde’s alumni engagement strategy through managing, developing and evaluating a suite of digital/printed engagement tools.
With the aim of developing a warm and engaged community of alumni ambassadors, you will create and produce engaging content to be used on the web, by email, on social media and within Strathclyde Connect (the University’s alumni engagement platform). This will include written case studies, video interviews with senior alumni, news articles and blogs. You will also manage printed materials including marketing leaflets and events collateral.
Working with an external provider, you will develop our use of Strathclyde Connect and be tasked with increasing engagement and membership – to grow Strathclyde’s virtual global alumni community.
A pro-active, positive and dynamic individual, the Alumni Relations Officer will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work on their own initiative to drive ideas forward. With an eye for detail and relevant marketing and communications experience, you will enjoy working as part of a small team to deliver impressive results.
Experience or knowledge of alumni relations in the HE sector is desirable.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 8th February 2022.
Manage the delivery of the University’s alumni communications programme, using a suite of digital/printed engagement tools to engage with the 183,000 strong global alumni community and strengthen Strathclyde’s international reputation:
- Social media management - delivering up to 4 pre-planned campaigns a year with a view to effectively engaging followers
- Strathclyde Connect – building virtual alumni communities, consistently increasing member numbers and stimulating engagement; delivering monthly highlights email
- E-communications – managing and prioritising a high volume of email traffic. Use quarterly A&D and faculty e-newsletters to effectively showcase stories from within the University community
- Case studies – elevate A&D’s case studies programme, liaising with high profile alumni to share their success stories and communicate these creatively to the alumni community
- Alumni awards – delivering Alumnus/a of the Year and supporting other high profile awards within A&D Student communications – working with internal colleagues to ensure A&D’s messages are conveyed to the student body and devising innovative strategies to engage new graduates
- Lost alumni – develop a lost alumni strategy, reconnecting with alumni across the globe
Provide line management for two members of staff (Alumni Relations Assistant and US Alumni Relations Intern).
Occasional evening hours required for events delivery purposes.
Deliver the University’s alumni communications strategy, using both printed and digital communications to further alumni engagement, celebrate success and promote alumni engagement activities, giving and volunteering opportunities to the Strathclyde community. Analyse the effectiveness of each channel.
Deliver A&D’s social media strategy, overseeing content created by the Alumni Relations Assistant for the Strathclyde Alumni Community social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram). Ensure content is accurate, engaging and consistent. Analyse channel performance, ensuring the current strategy remains effective.
Manage Strathclyde’s online engagement platform, Strathclyde Connect, including working with providers to improve features and functionality. Develop and deliver A&D’s strategy for growth and development of the platform, creating innovative content and growing membership.
Deliver up to 4 alumni relations newsletters per year (and up to c20 mass emails per month). Source stories and write compelling copy, ensuring text is engaging to an international audience and without error.
Support the alumni engagement and fundraising pipelines by approaching and engaging senior alumni to produce case studies showcasing their career success, producing promotional materials in both written and video format.
Develop good working relationships with internal colleagues, supporting them to engage with their respective alumni cohorts. Co-ordinate and edit faculty e-newsletters; work with academics to produce blogs; conduct meetings with colleagues and advise them on best practice communications / events.
Showcase A&D fundraising activities: devise social media campaigns; write and promote fundraising success stories; select and promote the Alumni Community Scholarship; support comms for fundraising initiatives (e.g. Giving Day).
Liaise with senior alumni to deliver the Alumnus/a of the Year award and support the delivery of the Strathclyde Executive Leadership Awards (STELAR). Celebrate and recognise achievements within the alumni community.
Collaborate with external organisations such as the British Council, Visit Scotland and Scottish Government to promote and support activity within the alumni community.
Manage student communications to maintain high communication opt-in levels. Coordinate A&D’s presence at graduation ceremonies, partnering with external agencies and fundraising for the Alumni Community Scholarship.
Promote and support the delivery of flagship alumni events in the UK and overseas.
Line manage the Alumni Relations Assistant, ensuring effective delivery of tasks, monitoring their performance and supporting their professional development. Line manage the US Alumni Relations Intern (0.34FTE) to deliver A&D’s lost alumni strategy.
Contribute to the team’s reporting mechanisms by accurately monitoring and tracking alumni engagement activity on the department’s database (Raiser’s Edge); excel spreadsheets and via monthly reports.
Keep abreast of professional and regulatory frameworks (including GDPR / PECR) and sector developments; represent A&D in a professional manner as required. Any other duties deemed appropriate by the AR Manager.
Full job description and person specification can be found in the attached document.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Foundation directorate is an integral part of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, working to deliver its over-arching strategy. We are a team of around 60, responsible for generating income from fundraising and membership.
Our supporters are key to making our vital science and conservation work possible, providing philanthropic funding to our charitable purpose.
Our dedicated Events and Stewardship team have successfully contributed to stakeholder and audience engagement and revenue growth. We are looking to build on that growth by appointing an Event Officer to join our team.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.
We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.
Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.
Reporting to one of the Kew Foundation Event Managers, the Event Officer will support on the planning, design and delivery of a program of face-to-face events and online activities to cultivate relationships and improve revenues from key stakeholder audiences including donors, members and Patrons.
With proven experience of working in a fast-paced events environment, together with stakeholder management skills, the candidate will help to establish a culture of success and collaboration, forging strong working relationships across teams.
Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.
Closing Date: 23/01/2022
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No agencies please.
Based in London office or home based depending on Covid-19 restrictions
War on Want is a dynamic, radical organisation working in the UK and with partners around the world to fight poverty and defend human rights, as part of the movement for global justice. We mobilise support and build alliances to fight for human rights and raise public awareness of the structural causes of poverty and injustice, empowering people to take action for change. We work in partnership and active solidarity with grassroots groups around the world.
The Income & Engagement Team leads on War on Want’s external communications, raises much needed funds from a range of sources to support War on Want’s campaigns and programmes, and manages the organisation’s supporter database.
We are seeking a Fundraising & Engagement Assistant to provide support across the team and help to boost our activities. The successful candidate will work across a range of projects and support the roll out of new systems for supporter engagement and data management. The Assistant will take on leadership of crucial day-to-day supporter care and supporter data management processes, help us to research and approach new potential major funders, and have the opportunity to contribute to the management of War on Want’s external communications activities and social media channels.
This an opportunity for a committed non-profit professional early in their career to gain experience of a wide range of fundraising and communications functions in the context of an international human rights organisation. The post-holder will have significant opportunities for professional development and will play a vital role in driving forward War on Want’s work for human rights around the world.
For more details and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.
Application deadline: 12 noon, Sunday 6 February 2022
Date for interviews: Expected w/c 14 February 2022
War on Want welcomes applications from all members of the community. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer.
Please note that we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the UK. We are unable to sponsor working visa applications.
Cochrane is a global independent community of more than 100,000 people who search for and summarize the best evidence from health and care research to help our beneficiaries make informed choices about health and care.
Our members and supporters come from more than 220 countries worldwide including researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, and people passionate about improving health and care outcomes for everyone, everywhere.
£110-120,000 per annum
UK based role with occasional global travel
Cochrane’s work providing accessible, credible information to improve global health - has never been more important or relevant than it is today.
This Chief Executive role is an extraordinary opportunity for an inspirational, experienced and authentic leader, passionate about evidence and health care, to join Cochrane and work with a highly committed and engaged Board and talented staff team to lead the development of a new long-term strategy.
We are seeking someone with experience working in a multi-stakeholder environment, ideally in a global context, with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with proven capacity to develop influential internal and external relationships.Thoughtful, curious, and with a supportive leadership style; you will bring a strong track record of leading teams; fostering a high-performing culture; driving organisational change and growing income. Critically, you will share our vision of a world of better health for all people where decisions about health and care are informed by high-quality evidence.
Cochrane is a global community and we value the diverse range of experience that this brings. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome application from people from all races, religions, genders, sexual orientation, lived experience or ability.
To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.
Closing Date: Sunday 6th February 2022
Job Title: Director FNF Global
Accountable to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Direct Reports:Head of Global Partnerships & FNF Global Assistant
Additional Support: Director FNF Academy, Deputy Director FNF Academy
Location: London with home working
Pension: National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
Term: 2 years initially after a satisfactory 6-month probation period, to be reviewed after 2 years. Secondments will be considered.
FNF is looking for a Director FNF Global to join our innovative team.
The Director FNF Global will contribute to the organisation’s strategy, goals and plans, as well as drive both evolutionary and transformational change. The FNF Global Strategy has recently been approved by the FNF Global Committee and was ratified by the Board of Directors in December 2021
As part of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Executive team the Director will support the charity to achieve ambitious global growth to meet its strategic objectives.
The post holder will work collaboratively with Head of Global Partnerships and the FNF Academy team to ensure the successful delivery of global programmes and projects.
The post holder will work with the Director of Income Generation to provide a creative and dynamic external focus to identify and develop a range of income generation initiatives to support the FNF Global work. This will include project-specific information to support new funding bids and opportunities.
Keep up to date with developments in with relevant global issues for nurses and midwives, with special focus on current affairs and policy developments in target countries especially in relation to potential opportunities to develop or enhance FNF’s Global programmes and projects.
Oversee and provide assurance to the Board of Directors that all activities meet regulatory compliance and records are accurate.
As a member of the Executive Team the post holder will contribute at the highest corporate level influencing key discussions and decisions.
- Lead and deliver the FNF Global strategy providing stretching but achievable goals.
- Ensure all activities are aligned to the overall strategic direction of the Foundation.
- Serve as a fully active member of the FNF Executive Team, supporting the CEO indelivering theorganisational strategic objectives.
- Provide strategic leadership to drive innovation across the Foundation with the aim of securing long term sustainability of income, testing new concepts, and commercial viability in partnership with the Director of Income Generation
- Working as part of the Executive Team, develop, maintain, monitor, and report on financial performance,budgets and forecasts and KPIs.
- Encourage teams to embrace business intelligence and feedback to drive improvements.
- Ensure all risks are identified, communicated, and managed.
- Increase understanding and awareness across the Foundation regarding FNF Global activities.
- Produce reports, proposals, presentations, and associated documents for internaland external (national and global) audiences and Trustees.
- Manage external stakeholders, attend events, and give presentations to drive awareness andsupportfor the Foundation.
- Oversee the use of the CRM to record contacts and activity.
- Ensure all activities are carried out in a manner which meets statutory and regulatory requirements.
- As a director, chair or investigate employee relations cases.
- Ensure FNF commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded in all areas of responsibility.
- Act as a champion for equality, diversity and inclusion, challenging poor or inappropriate practice in all areas of FNF delivery of service.
- Lead and coach the teams in the areas of responsibility to achieve their personal targets andpersonaldevelopment objectives, empowering them to achieve their potential.
- Ensure all team members are appropriately trained to complete their roles, including legal compliance andall online mandatory training is complete.
- Ensure team members understand and adhere to FNF Policies and Procedures.
- The ability to recognise opportunities for new services and products and to act accordingly, taking measured risks into account.
- The ability to develop and maintain relations, alliances, and coalitions within and outside the organisation and to use them to obtain information, support and cooperation.
- The ability to step back from one’s daily routine, explore ideas for the future, regard the facts from a distance and see them in a broader context or in the longer term.
- The ability to change one’s behavioural style and/or views to attain a set goal.
- The ability and willingness to understand, accept and carry out decisions and measures from managers.
- The ambition to win over other people for one’s views and ideas and to generate support.
- The ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals.
Required knowledge, skills, and experience
Education / Qualifications
- Post-graduate level academic or professional management qualification or evidence of equivalent experience.
- Evidence of continuing personal and professional development
Knowledge / Experience
- Experience in working with global nursing/midwifery partners
- Experience of fostering collaborative working relationships with multinational partners across the world
- Experience of managing multinational educational projects from inception to completion
- Track record of measuring and disseminating the impact of projects through a range of media including peer review publication
- Understanding of country specific healthcare systems, educational practices, and political influences
- Evidence of securing global funding for an organisation and/or individual projects and report writing
- Evidence of building strong internal and external (national and global) relationships
- Extensive proven Senior Management experience in a commercial or charity environment at multi-million-pound level
- Significant experience of successfully leading, motivating, and developing staff in high performing teams
- Evidence of strategic development
- Proven expertise in advocacy, and ability to develop relationships with decision-makers at the highest level
- A passion for, and understanding of, the value of leadership development in furthering global nursing development
- Experience of working in or with non-governmental organisations
- Proven ability to plan successfully and manage a range of competing pressures
- Experience of public outreach, such as speaking engagements and media engagements
- Experience of charity governance and financial management
Skills / personal attributes
- Excellent communicator
- Excellent networker
- Team player, willing to support wider Foundation operational requirements
- Committed to the work of the Foundation and driven to support service development
- Excellent numerate and analytical skills
- Able to be creative and identify income or business development opportunities
- Full driving licence and access to own vehicle for work
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.