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The Major Giving Department at the NSPCC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser and bid writer to become part of a professional and motivated team generating significant income (five, six and seven-figures) from trusts, foundations and government. The Trusts & Statutory Team are responsible for increasing the number of successful grants and contracts awarded to the charity from institutional funders across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, with an annual income target of more than £7.5 million.
As a Philanthropy & Development Manager, you will work closely with the Associate Head of Philanthropy to secure funding for the charity, effectively collaborating with a broad range of senior colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure our funders are fully informed and engaged in the work of the NSPCC.
The team is one of the highest-performing at the NSPCC and in a strong position for the year ahead. With the ongoing support of your colleagues, this is an ideal opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to make a significant contribution to the fight for every childhood.
The successful candidate will have:
- Experience in working with trusts and foundations and/or government funders, successfully bidding for their support and providing ongoing stewardship
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills (with both colleagues and funders)
- Proven success in delivering financial objectives, internal bid management, and the ability to think analytically and strategically
- The ability to produce compelling written material of the highest quality
As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.
Corporate Partnerships Manager - 12 month fixed term contract opportunity
Location - London or Manchester base (with hybrid working options)
Closing date - Monday 6 June
Are you passionate about ending youth homelessness and a seasoned Corporate Partnerships professional? If so, this opportunity may be for you.
Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for a Corporate Partnerships Manager to join our Relationship Fundraising Department for a 12 month maternity cover contract.
It is a truly exciting time to be joining Centrepoint, as we head into year two of our new five year strategy ‘Change The Story: Ending Youth Homelessness All Together’ towards our vision to end youth homelessness by 2037. Partnerships and support from our corporate partners is a key part of making this vision a reality.
The Corporate Partnerships Manager provides high quality account management and supporter experience to retain, renew and grow partners towards Centrepoint’s strategic goal. The team manage a diverse portfolio of partnerships, from long-term strategic partnerships, Charity of the Year relationships to Cause Related Marketing opportunities.
The post holder will account manage corporate partnerships which deliver in excess of £50,000 per year, provide personal and innovative stewardship and clear impact reporting. The role will also include collaboration with the Corporate Business Development team to support the winning and on-boarding new partners; and will also play a key role in the development and delivery of our flagship Corporate Sleep Out campaign in November.
In addition, you will provide direct line management for two team members, giving support and guidance to maximise income from and deliver a great supporter experience for corporate partners donating less than £50,000 per year.
The role sits within a nine person Corporate Fundraising team, which has an overall annual target of £2.5m.
In particular, the post holder will:
- Deliver innovative first class account management of corporate partnerships worth £50,000 or more;
- Recruit and steward partners during annual Sleep Out campaign, and work collaboratively with the Mass Participation and Events team to deliver a great supporter experience;
- Proactively undertake robust record keeping and data analysis of partnerships;
- Support the wider partnerships team to maximise income and deliver the best experience for supporters, in particular managing the Corporate Partnerships Officer and Corporate Partnerships Co-Ordinator; and working with the Business Development team to win and on-board new partners;
- Act as a proactive, positive and supportive member of the Relationship Fundraising Department to best identify opportunities for cross team working.
The role is offered on a hybrid-working basis with home working combined with 2 days/week on average in our London or Manchester office.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:
- 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days
- Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career
- Employer pension contributions of 4%
- Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
- An interest-free travel loan
We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint. We welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people's services.
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Corporate Partnerships Manager click ‘Apply’ now!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Frimley Health Charity aims to deliver substantial growth from our high value audiences over the next three years, with the Philanthropy team playing a vital part of that ambition. You will drive income from high-net-worth individuals, legacy, corporates and trusts & foundations, develop new and existing relationships, and offer exceptional experiences.
It's an exciting time to join the fundraising team at Frimley Health Charity, and we are looking for collaborative, energised and forward-thinking individuals to join our ambitious team of fundraising professionals. As we move into a new strategy period, focus will be placed on innovating new products and maximising opportunities to grow our audience.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are excited to be supporting Willen Hospice in the search for a new Associate Director of Strategic Relationships. As a key member of the SLT you will provide strategic fundraising leadership to ensure the organisation achieve their organisational goals and performance targets.
As the Associate Director of Strategic Relationships, you will report to and work closely with the CEO, as well as leading a fantastic team of fundraisers focusing on Major Donor, Legacy, Trusts and Foundations and Marketing. You will devise, develop and deliver fundraising strategies to increase income, creating a sustainable income model. You will develop mutually beneficial fundraising partnerships with philanthropists and you will also provide high quality leadership in the development of the team and their ambitions.
To be successful you will have experience in leading a fundraising team including one or more relevant income streams, such as; major donors, trusts and foundations, or legacy income. You will have significant experience of managing high performing teams as well as demonstrable experience across a number of fundraising income streams. Crucially you will be an inclusive fundraising leader committed to ensuring there is a high-challenge, high-support strategic relationships department.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply. If you fit some of the criteria but not all, we encourage you to get in touch and learn more about the organisation.
This organisation is based in Willen Village, Milton Keynes. This organisation is happy to consider flexible working, partial home working and part time hours. We would be happy to discuss these options with you.
In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your skill set be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
We're looking for an inspirational senior communications leader to join a highly regarded national charity in the role of Assistant Director of Communications and Content. If you're passionate about systems change and addressing social inequality, have heaps of creativity, a successful background in strategic marcomms, and a desire to make a real impact, then this could be the perfect next opportunity for you.
Job title: Assistant Director Communications and Content
Location: Flexibility to allow home-based, office-based, or a combination of the two although regular travel to London and other locations is expected
Contract type: Permanent
Leave: 30 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
As Assistant Director of Communications and Content you will be responsible for much of the activity that galvanises support among the charity's key audiences. You will lead a large, diverse team that produces inspiring and creative marketing content, oversees relationships with celebrity ambassadors, and leads on press and media. This is a fast-paced, exciting role that will see you juggling reputational risk, working closely with the Exec team and finding opportunities to further awareness and understanding of the charity's work.
With the Heads and their teams driving delivery, you will be responsible for overall strategic direction. You will also deputise for the Director when required. A big-picture thinker who is excellent at making things happen at pace in a complex organisation, you should have outstanding communications instincts and an excellent grasp of what it takes to run an effective high-profile public campaign.
Alongside technical expertise, we are looking for someone who can work with colleagues to solve problems, dismantle barriers, and get things done at a time of significant change. In order to do this well, you will need an open, generous, 'can-do' attitude and a desire to get things done.
We welcome anyone to apply who possesses the qualities and behaviours outlined here or who believes they have the propensity to learn them fast. You will be joining an inclusive and supportive team that welcomes people from all backgrounds. What's important isn't your level of education or the opportunities which you have had, it's about you and how you seize the opportunities ahead of you.
- Experience of developing and delivering high-impact, cross-channel public campaigns, integrated across multiple functions e.g. media, marketing, supporter engagement
- Highly developed communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and in a compelling manner
- A track record of building ambitious cross-organisational communications strategies
- Experience of working in a matrix management environment with responsibility for cross organisational objectives
- Project/change management skills at a senior leadership level
Please send a copy of your CV to Philippa at Charity People. If your profile fits what we're looking for, we'll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.
We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so please don't delay getting in touch if you're interested.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process work for you.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.
Fundraising for the Green Party should be easy – everyone knows we’re the good guys of politics and our brand of change is needed more now than ever. Our local election successes increase our Councillor numbers month on month and our MP and Lords do the work of many from other parties. We’ve got the political solutions to the key challenges we face as a nation in the 2020s.
We are looking for a Head of Development who helps us make it easy. Who supports and values our members and supporters for all that they do for the party. Who is comfortable operating in a low resource environment to deliver the funds we need now to invest our Political Strategy.
You will be comfortable with leading a team whilst also taking an active role in delivering plans and projects. You will be able to build relationships across the party and outside to develop and co-ordinate multiple fundraising activities, all targeting at delivering success at the next General Election. This role is fundamental to taking the Green Party on the next stage if its journey.
We hope you can join us!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Fundraising & Engagement
We are looking for a committed, ambitious individual to lead a Fundraising and Engagement team.
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 pa depending on experience
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 35 hrs. per week. Open to discussing flexible working options.
Location: London - currently operating on a hybrid/flexible working model.
This role is with the UK’s leading specialist bowel cancer and bowel disease research charity. They are a small and dynamic team that consistently punches above its weight and has substantially increased income generation and its profile over recent years. They have a compelling cause and do work that really makes a difference. There is a welcoming and collaborative culture and a team passionately committed to improving outcomes for patients with bowel cancer and disease and their families.
The charity believes in empowering the team in their work and giving team members the autonomy and ownership of what they do. They want everyone to own their story and their successes - and come together to collaborate and support one another. Working with this charity means you’ll not just be another cog in the machine.
What you will be doing?
As Head of Fundraising and Engagement, you will play a key role in providing leadership within the small charity, and be a key external representative championing all fundraising, communication and supporter activities. This is a new role for the charity, which was founded in 2020 following the merger between two well-respected charities.
An essential part of the role will be to establish strong and long-lasting relationships with new and existing partners and increase the levels of research grants awarded each year to end bowel cancer and bowel disease. You will lead the implementation of a robust and ambitious fundraising strategy and developing a supporters’ network to inspire, connect and contribute.
You will be responsible for transforming our communications and marketing activity - both online and offline and develop a high performing team that supports one another to ensure their full potential is achieved.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for an experienced fundraising professional with an understanding of or empathy with the issues facing individuals with bowel cancer and disease.
You will have an in-depth knowledge of the fundraising environment with the proven track record of securing high value gifts from major donors, trusts and legacies. You will have demonstrable experience of driving significant income growth where supporter engagement is key, as is experience of integrating communications and fundraising functions to improve profile, strengthen the brand and attract support.
It’s essential to have effective leadership skills to collaborate, creatively and efficiently, to execute and deliver fundraising targets within both the fundraising & engagement team and the senior management team.
What you will get
You will form a key part of the charity’s Senior Management Team and will help shape their future. The culture is welcoming, and we value diversity of perspectives and experience. The work can be challenging, and humbling at times, but it’s also hugely rewarding and meaningful.
How to Apply
Please download a copy of the candidate information pack for further information before you apply. Application is by CV and a covering letter which should indicate why you are interested in applying for the Head of Fundraising & Engagement role and how you meet the essential requirements of the role.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 18th May 2022, with shortlisting telephone or online interviews taking place the next couple of weeks thereafter. Interviews with Bowel Research UK will take place on Wednesday 8th June 2022.
In line with our ongoing commitment to inclusiveness and diversity at Bowel Research UK, we actively and warmly encourage applications from a broad range of backgrounds. We value diversity of all types, and as a small team operate with integrity and openness.
Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: London, UK. Office-based role, one day per week working from home
Reporting to: Head of Finance (Geneva based)
Job Status: Permanent, full-time role
Salary: circa 46,000 GBP
Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social, and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India, and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
Oak Foundation is recruiting a dynamic finance officer to join its finance team. In collaboration with our programme staff, the finance officer will perform financial due diligence on grant applications submitted by our not-for-profit partners and monitor the finance reports of existing projects. In addition, the finance officer will be responsible for the financial management of assigned Oak offices – initially the UK office. We are looking for someone who easily adapts to changing requirements, who can be a business partner to local programme colleagues while being a member of a global finance team and who can lead initiatives to improve and standardise our processes.
Main responsibilities include:
Financial due diligence of grants:
- Uses technical financial expertise to provide input and recommendations to programme staff, based on financial review and analysis of grantee applications and reports. This includes:
- assessing the level of financial risk associated with grants within the organisation’s risk management framework;
- examining and analysing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports of grantee organisations to develop an understanding of, and document trends, costs, revenues, and financial commitments and obligations;
- collaborating with programme staff on all financial aspects of grant applications and progress reports, including providing subject matter expertise on elements of financial due diligence carried out by programme staff (e.g., budget reviews, cost analyses, and reliance);
- identifying and documenting financial issues associated with grant applications and following up with programme officers and grantees, including jointly developing risk mitigation plans.
- Carries out compliance checks.
- Provides input on the financial capacity building of grantees.
- Sets standards for financial reviews, including documenting, categorising and analysing issues, and developing consistent approaches, to ensure the harmonisation of approaches within the finance team.
- Participates in the ongoing process of improving the foundation’s financial due diligence practices.
- Acts as focal point to a number of programmes to ensure that programme staff have a point of reference within the finance team.
- Supervises more extensive assessments of grantees carried out by external consultants.
- Provides analysis related to grant-making.
- Manages or provides back-up to the management of the budgeting, accounting and financial reporting of assigned Oak offices. This includes supervising the work of local book-keepers, liaising with and monitoring the work of the local accounting firm, recording closing adjustments, preparing budgets and reports, and analysing variances.
- Makes sure that all compliance requirements related to assigned Oak offices are met and that proper filings are done in a timely manner.
- Liaises with auditors regarding queries related to the offices and controls results of the audit.
- Participates in the development and supports the implementation of business processes and financial system improvements.
- Provides costing analysis at a more detailed level on demand.
- Represents the finance team on internal working groups (e.g., process improvements, system developments, foundation-wide initiatives).
- Designs, supports, delivers and/or organises financial trainings for Programme Officers.
- Represents Oak in networks and communities of practice relevant to operations, finance and administration within the philanthropy sector (e.g., Operations Professionals Network).
- Undertakes special projects as required.
- Performs all other relevant duties under the supervision of the head of Finance and tasks as assigned by the head of Finance.
- University degree and accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.).
- 5-7 years of experience.
- Experience in accounting, financial reporting, and financial analysis.
- Experience in the management of projects.
- Experience in a variety of environments and international settings desirable.
- Experience in the not-for-profit sector a plus.
- Proven ability to work autonomously as well as within a team.
- Proven service orientation and ability to build relationships with internal and external partners.
- Excellent problem-solving, analysis and synthesis skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines.
- Ability to remain positive and proactive in the face of seemingly repetitive tasks.
- Excellent Excel skills, proficient use of other Office tools (e.g., Sharepoint, Powerpoint); knowledge of accounting softwares.
- Fluent in spoken and written English; French and/or Spanish desirable; other languages a plus.
- Committed to Oak’s organisational values.
- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK without visa sponsorship.
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit their application on the Applied platform by 22 May 2022. Please note that we will only be contacting shortlisted candidates.
By submitting your application, you confirm that you have read and understood Oak’s job applicant’s data privacy notice.
Oak Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, as detailed in our child safeguarding policy. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Please note that the successful candidate will undergo reference checks and be required to provide a police record prior to starting employment.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: London SW1P with hybrid-working
Salary: £56,916 per annum
UK Youth is seeking an Assistant Director of External Relations to provide operational leadership to three teams: Partnerships and Philanthropy, Engagement and Digital, and Marketing and Communications.
UK Youth has influence as a sector-supporting infrastructure body, a direct delivery partner and a campaigner for social change; through their open network of over 8,000 youth organisations, they collectively reach 5.3million young people across the UK.
Working closely with the Director of External Relations, this position will develop the strategic vision for how the charity engages with its external audiences and key stakeholders and will play a key role in transforming the way the whole organisation uses digital to build and engage audiences, leveraging the power of existing and new platforms to grow their brand.
The Assistant Director ofExternal Relations will also oversee the implementation of a new External Relations Strategy that focuses on growing the influence of the UK Youth brand and increasing cross-sector awareness of their work, as well as overseeing the development and implementation of an ambitious and diversified income generation strategy. The role will also lead on campaigning and storytelling work, enacting a step change in the use of creative stories to share the charity’s work and amplify the voices of young people and youth organisations that support them.
This is an exciting time to join the UK Youth team as the organisation is in the middle of an ambitious programme of financial growth and change as they continue on their journey to transformational system impact.
The successful candidate will have experience in a senior leadership role and in at least one area of income generation, digital and/or marcomms. As well as experience of leading digital transformation and managing multi-million pound budgets, you will be a storyteller with the ability to influence others. You will also have a creative outlook, proactively seeking innovative solutions in your role.
UK Youth has a strong belief in diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from a wide range of perspectives, experiences and backgrounds.
Please click through to our Website for further information, including details of how to apply.
CLOSING DATE: Monday 13th June, 9am GMT.
Senior Development Manager – Individuals
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Salary range of £35,000 - £42,000 pa, plus benefits
Since our establishment in 1904, RADA has been a world-leading training centre in acting and theatre production disciplines, and inspired students of all ages to fully experience the transformative possibilities of stage and screen. As award-winners and leaders in their fields; actors, directors, writers, producers, lighting, sound and costume designers, prop makers, scenic artists, stage managers, production managers, our diverse student and alumni body make a significant contribution to the creative industries globally.
Our Development Department exists to ensure that the most talented students can access our pioneering and practice-led training in the dramatic arts, regardless of their personal or financial circumstances. Our team secures philanthropic and in-kind support to provide vital funding for scholarships, bursaries and our widening participation programme. Like many organisations, we have been significantly impacted by Covid-19 in 2020 and last year, we launched Stage Critical, a four-year campaign to raise £3.2m to strengthen and future-proof our work. We are therefore seeking a new Senior Development Manager – Individuals to join us.
Reporting to the Head of Development, the Senior Development Manager - Individuals will play a critical role in building relationships with individual supporters, and review and enhance our regular giving schemes to develop attractive pathways towards our major gifts programme. Supported by a Development Manager, you will have experience of securing donations from individuals and/or members, and delivering excellent stewardship that engages and retains supporters. Your ability to build relationships and engage supporters, and your demonstrably excellent interpersonal skills will underpin your success in this role.
In return, you will have ample opportunity for progression, exposure to campaign fundraising and direct appeals, as well as strategic philanthropy. At an exciting time for RADA, under a new principal Niamh Dowling and new Chair Marcus Ryder, to deliver a vision for the future of a world leading academy in dramatic arts training, this is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to take a step-up.
Please contact our recruitment partners, Richmond Associates, on +44 (0)20 3617 9240 or visit their website to download further details.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 09:00 ON FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2022
Job title: Senior Corporate Partnership Manager - 12 month FTC
Location: Hybrid - Home/South East Regional Hub or London (1 day in office per week)
Salary: £39,325 - £46,265 dependent on experience
Hours: Full time - 35 hours per week (flexibility available)
Closing Date: Thursday 19th May 2022
Are you keen to create a world where all animals are respected and treated with kindness and compassion?
If so, we are recruiting a Senior Corporate Partnership Manager on a 12-month maternity cover contract to lead, deliver and grow our existing corporate partnerships.
We’re looking for a driven Senior Corporate Partnership Manager to lead a team of fundraisers focused on developing existing relationships and Payroll Giving. If you are experienced in corporate fundraising, passionate about the impact you can create for one of the UK’s leading charities, we’d love to hear from you.
This is a hybrid working position, with attendance to the office expected to be once a week at Southwater or London. We’re proud to offer flexibility with our core working hours of 10:00 - 15:00 and are happy to discuss reduced hours too.
What you’ll be doing:
Line managing the Corporate Partnership Manager and Corporate Partnership Executive, helping them develop their partnerships
Ensuring there are partnership plans in place for each corporate partner, also making sure that they are delivered
Identifying potential new opportunities to grow current partnerships
Promoting a ‘partnership culture’ across the RSPCA, maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders
Negotiating contract terms and ensuring all risk to the RSPCA is minimal and complies with RSPCA policies and charity legislation
Creating and managing the day-to-day running of the corporate partnerships budget
What we’re looking for:
Experience working within a charity, particularly within Corporate Partnerships
Excellent organisational, prioritisation and planning skills
Demonstrable skills to manage and lead others
Confidence with financial processes and data manipulation
Engaging communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence external partners
The ability to undertake planned travel including overnight stays and weekend working
What’s in it for you:
You will have an opportunity to work for the largest animal welfare charity in England and Wales. We value and recognise our employees' contribution and are proud to offer an extensive benefits package that includes:
35 hours standard working week, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days with service; a generous pension scheme with associated life assurance and group income protection scheme; access to private healthcare scheme; support for professional development after qualifying period and access to our employee assistance programme.
Early applications are encouraged, as we may close this advertisement early once a sufficient response has been received. Online interviews are scheduled to be held on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th May 2022.
All online information and documents are available in alternative formats, including Braille and large font, upon request from the Resourcing team.
Equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the heart of our organisation. We seek to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all.
Ending cruelty, promoting kindness and alleviating suffering to animals.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Venture Trust believes no one should be left behind because they are struggling with adversity, inequality or vulnerability. That is why they are supporting people to gain the life skills, stability and confidence needed to reach their potential. At Venture Trust, they work to make a positive life possible for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable people across community justice, employability and wellbeing.
They support people in their local community and in the Scottish outdoors with learning and development. The outdoors offers an inherent challenge for individuals to reflect on beliefs, attitudes, and behaviours. With time and space away from influences at home, individuals can unlock skills and learn new, more positive, ways of approaching situations. At any stage in life, people can struggle. That is why Venture Trust focuses on the path to a positive future, without forgetting what led people to them. Many people they work with are surviving outside mainstream support, are unemployed, or they may have never been in employment. Most have faced trauma.
Venture Trust has the vision that everyone, irrespective of their past, can achieve their potential for a healthy, happy and fulfilling life. Their values underpin everything they do: with courage, care, curiosity and collaboration they help men and women across Scotland gain the life skills, stability and confidence needed to reach their potential and to live their best lives.
As Funding and Partnerships Manager, Venture Trust is looking for an exceptional relationship manager with established trust funding or grant fundraising experience who is interested in making this role their own. Sitting within the ‘External Affairs’ team, we need someone with natural fundraising skills who wants to create meaningful relationships with a wide range of potential partners including trusts, grants, foundations, local authorities, the lottery and more. If you are a natural at building relationships, have a passion for fundraising, are energised by sharing the Venture Trust story with these audiences and have proven success in doing so, then please contact us to discuss this role further.
A key benefit of working with Venture Trust is their drive to find the right person for the right role and they know being flexible in process, principle and ways of working are all key! In this position, there is significant opportunity for you to create your role your way, expanding on current relationships and building new ones that will help Venture Trust support even more people across Scotland who need their help. This role is primarily remote working, but does include in-office work at the organisations headquarters in Edinburgh two days per week. The nature of this role means that there will be frequent travel to the head office and to interact with potential clients, so making how and where you work suitable for successful candidates is important to the organisation.
You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.
Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 8th June
Interviews: Week of 20th June
This search is being conducted for Venture Trust by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.
Job Title: Fundraising Manager
Reports to: Head of Fundraising
Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
Location: Flexible - Shelter Cymru has offices across Wales and is working with staff to offer a form of hybrid working moving forwards.
Hours: 35 hours per week
Post No: SC617
Background to our organisation
Shelter Cymru is the people and homes charity in Wales and works for the prevention of homelessness, the improvement of housing conditions, and the right of everyone to a safe, suitable and affordable home.
We understand the damage that bad housing causes. Every day we deal with the effect it has on people's lives.
Shelter Cymru’s 2025 Vision
Shelter Cymru has an ambitious vision that by 2025 the organisation will:
· Help more people to find long term solutions. We want to help more people experiencing or facing homelessness, or living in unsuitable homes, to find long term solutions to the problems they face
· Fight for good homes. Our policy, research, campaigning and lobbying will focus on structural drivers of need, evidenced by our casework, and underpinned by recognition of home as the foundation of people’s personal, social and economic lives and their health and wellbeing
· Build our resilience and capacity. We want to build a resilient and sustainable organisation that is continually learning and adapting to a changing environment; where our staff, and the people we exist to serve, feel valued and empowered.
Background to post
After a number of years of austerity and public service cuts, the demand for Shelter Cymru services continues to grow, whilst at the same time the complexity of issues that people face has grown too. The pandemic, followed by the cost of living crisis, has presented a new set of problems both in the short term in delivering services to people in need, and in the longer term through the anticipated economic impact on households across Wales.
Our Fundraising team is responsible for generating funds, for both new Shelter Cymru services and projects and to contribute to ‘core’ organisational running costs. It generates income and in-kind support from a range of sources (including appeals, activities and events, individual giving; legacies;
community groups; corporates; and trusts/foundations), enabling Shelter Cymru to achieve its goals. This new position is pivotal to the Fundraising team developing its role in relation to contracts and statutory funding; and in partnering colleagues across the charity to maximise our impact. It provides the opportunity to lead a small team of Officers who specialise in various income sources (currently four staff) and to shape and deliver operational plans and priorities, informed by our organisational strategy and our developing Funding & Income Generation Strategy.
The Fundraising Manager will play a central role in identifying and securing new opportunities for funding and growth, leading a team responsible for the day to day delivery of our new Funding & Income Generation Strategy. They will collaborate with colleagues across Shelter Cymru to identify funding priorities and opportunities and to develop compelling funding ‘asks’. In addition, they will support the Head of Fundraising in shaping future strategy and will deputise for the Head of Fundraising, as necessary.
1.0 Fundraising and Income Generation
1.1 Lead a team to deliver the Fundraising and Income Generation Strategy, diversifying income streams and growing independent income; support the Head of Fundraising to further develop our strategic approach to funding and income generation.
1.2 Quality assure the team’s work and monitor team progress against KPIs and targets across all giving streams, including financial and non-financial ROI.
1.3 Lead on a range of funding requests, including writing, and supporting others to develop their bid writing skills; and partnering with subject matter experts.
1.4 Collaborate with colleagues across Shelter Cymru to develop funding proposals/reports; lead cross-departmental teams to translate our strategic ambitions and departmental priorities into fundable and deliverable propositions to submit to voluntary and statutory funders; work with projects to monitor progress of delivery against objectives and demonstrate impact.
1.5 Be responsible for the account management of a portfolio of strategic relationships with funders.
1.6 Work with project teams and the Head of Finance to effectively cost proposals, in line with organisational budgeting and financial procedures.
2.1 Provide line management to team members and support recruitment of volunteers.
2.2 Support the Head of Fundraising in promoting team resilience, flexibility, development and skill sharing to achieve strategic aims and support staff in developing their fundraising careers.
2.3 Represent the department and function on the Management Group, contributing to effective two-way communication between staff and senior managers and to organisational policy development, fostering positive internal relationships.
2.4 Deputise for the Head of Fundraising, internally and externally, when requested to do so.
3.1 Participate as and when required in team meetings and one-to-one meetings, and undertake, as appropriate, courses/training/other developmental activities, which is relevant to the role.
3.2 Ensure, in the course of employment, complete confidentiality is maintained in respect of the Charity, its dealings, transactions, affairs and all other information relating to clients, participants, associates, staff and other subsidiaries etc.
3.3 Keep up to date with developments within Shelter Cymru that influence the day-to-day activities within the role, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and any other relevant internal/external factor(s).
3.4 Ensure all activities comply with appropriate legal requirements and with Shelter Cymru policies and procedures.
3.5 Demonstrate a commitment to the aims and objectives of Shelter Cymru and the implementation of its Diversity Policy and Welsh Language Scheme in the workplace.
3.6 To support the work of volunteers and other placements, as requested.
In addition to the above duties and responsibilities, the Fundraising Manager must be prepared to undertake such additional duties which may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity change the general character or level of responsibility to the post.
You will be subject to a performance review, which will incorporate a review of the above duties and performance over the period
Do you want to be part of something unique and transformative that changes the health outcomes of millions of children? Help us to build a new Children’s Hospital for the East of England which will take new and innovative approaches to mental and physical healthcare.
Campaign Director – Cambridge Children’s Hospital
Job Ref: 180-F-220800
Site: Addenbrookes Hospital – Corporate
Location: Cambridge – The project is largely based in Cambridge with the opportunity for hybrid working
Salary: £78,192 - £90,387 p.a pro rata
Contract: 2 years Fixed term
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week
The Cambridge Children’s Hospital Campaign is looking for a Campaign Director. You will have experience of operating at a senior level, have great fundraising insight and relationship building skills, be creative and inspiring, and have the ambition to help achieve our goal – to raise £100 million towards our new paediatric hospital. The Campaign has three philanthropic partners the support of an experienced Campaign Board chaired by Mary Archer DBE and the senior leadership of Cambridge University Hospitals, the University of Cambridge, and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust. There is so much to share about this unique and rare opportunity; if you are intrigued to learn more please get in touch.
Main duties of the job
You will be part of the Campaign Team and will work collaboratively with the leadership and management teams across Cambridge University and Development and Alumni Relations Office, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) and Head to Toe Charity (the charity affiliated to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT) to achieve a successful and integrated campaign for Cambridge Children’s Hospital.
You will provide strategic campaign leadership to ensure the implementation of the campaign plan, including delivery on key milestones, communications, events and operations.
You will lead and support the Campaign Board across a broad range of campaign activity, to include: volunteer leadership strategy and recruitment; planning and delivery of Campaign Board meetings; briefings for Campaign Board members in support of prospect meetings; and cultivation and philanthropic asks.
You will work closely with the Project team and Joint Strategic Board to ensure that the Campaign and project align and that significant deadlines are met.
This role is critically important to the continued fundraising success of the current campaign and to the reputation of the charitable organisations involved. The role carries with it a significant amount of responsibility.
- Degree required or equivalent level of experience
- Qualification in fundraising or similar specialist area
- Experience of operating at a strategic level within a complex organisation
- Significant experience of working with fundraising volunteers
- Process and project oriented general manager capable of strategic and operational activity
- Significant track record at a senior level in fundraising
- Significant track record of delivering major conceptual and written projects to tight deadlines and highest standards
- Extensive professional experience in writing, editing, and producing communications materials in varied media.
- Line Management Experience
- Knowledge of Strategic management and day-to-day day running of Campaign programmes and ensuring effective delivery against Campaign goals.
- Extensive knowledge of how to manage large -scale complex programmes and projects at a senior management level using recognised methodology (e.g. Prince 2) and tracking and monitoring their implementation.
- Knowledge of how to identify and manage risks, issues and dependencies.
- Extensive knowledge of change management with proven negotiating and influencing knowledge both internally and externally and at all levels.
- Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation.
- Knowledge of strategic priorities of the Campaign across the three charity partners,
- Knowledge of Government business cases processes
- Exceptional understanding of fundraising processes and best practice or an aptitude to learn quickly.
- A natural implementer of complex programmes with the ability to get agreement across stakeholders with disparate views
- Experience designing and leading cross-functional working sessions to resolve issues and deliver agreed outcomes
- Ability to manage complex programme to plan and budget
- Exceptional negotiation and verbal communications skills, and ability to command trust at senior level across the University and Hospitals.
- Strong Presentation and facilitation skills to diplomatically reflect and reconcile differing views and provide balanced coverage and analysis
- A clear thinker who is able to demonstrate collective process in meaningful ways verbally and in writing to a range of stakeholders.
- Ability to influence, negotiate and collaborate with senior-level managers who do not directly report to the role-holder.
- Ability to process large quantities of information and simplify them for delivery to various audiences.
- Outstanding analytical skills with an eye for detail.
- Proficiency in information management, document management and project management of complex tasks.
The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases, alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.
This vacancy will close on: 29th May 2022 – Midnight
Interviews are due to be held:
Stage 1: Tuesday 14th June 2022
Stage 2: Friday 1st July 2022
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website.
Working for our organisation
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.
CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people’s age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.
No agencies please.
Job Purpose and Background in summary
Are you passionate about climate action? Do you have a deep understanding of the interaction and impact of financial streams and institutions on such action? If so, CDP is the perfect place for you. Working at the nexus of private and public sectors, you will contribute to the defining of the pathway to a zero-carbon economy.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced, varied, and autonomous environment to support the creation of thought leadership and to coordinate across CDP’s teams in the delivery of our sustainable finance strategy. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact globally on how banks, insurers, and asset managers & owners respond to environmental risks across CDP’s three themes of Climate Change, Water and Forests; and how they align with best practices to meet the different goals of the Paris Agreement.
The successful candidate will utilise their specialist experience in environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues in the corporate sector, combined with their knowledge of the global finance sector, to support CDP’s thought leadership and insights creation to ensure that the finance sector takes the appropriate actions to align with the Paris Agreement. This work will include research, data analysis, stakeholder outreach, and thought leadership. The role requires the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within CDP and externally, as well as an understanding of the relevant external players and standards in the finance sector. This role sits within CDP’s Climate Change team, as part of our Environmental Practice, sitting within the Impact Department and provides a critical contribution to CDP’s mission. The role holder will report directly to CDP’s Associate Director for Climate Change.
CDP is a global non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with over 590 institutional investors with assets of over US$110 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 13,000 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2021. This is in addition to more than 1,100 cities, states and regions that disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. CDP is a founding member of the We Mean Business Coalition.
Key responsibilities include:
- Contributing to CDP’s thought leadership on how the finance sector can best align with Paris Agreement and other relevant issues relating to the environment, specifically around the thematic issues of water security and deforestation, and help in identifying emerging cross-thematic relevant issues;
- Leading and supporting CDP’s content creation and presentations in a concise and compelling manner, both in terms of reports and speaking engagements.;
- Coordinating with CDP’s Disclosure teams and supporting the continued evolution of our financial sector related questionnaire, reporting and scoring methodologies for financial institutions;
- Helping CDP grow the business case for urgent action on Climate, Water Security, and Forests as well as their emerging cross-cutting issues such as adaptation, resilience and biodiversity in the finance sector;
- Acting as an expert in the financial services sector within CDP’s broader environmental practice department and with CDP’s stakeholders, such as investors, banks, and companies;
- Actively coordinating with other CDP teams regionally and globally to engage efficiently and in an organized manner with stakeholders.
- Research and data analysis on outputs from CDP’s financial sector related questionnaire to decipher insights emerging on how this sector is evolving on addressing environmental issues and lead internal capacity building and coherence around sustainable finance and its broader meaning and different, evolving standards and institutions emerging from global developments such as GFANZ and relation with existing standards such as PCAF.
You will have the following skills and experience:
- Specialist knowledge of ESG issues, specifically focused on environmental issues, including strong general knowledge of climate change, and accounting for environmental factors as it relates to the finance sector and public policy.
- A thorough understanding of the financial services sector with a passion for sustainable finance;
- Understanding of relevant financial reporting mechanisms and standards including TCFD, PCAF standard, Target Setting methodologies for Financial Institutions and more.
- Highly desired is prior experience or a good understanding of corporate disclosure on environmental issues as well as the relevant standards and frameworks;
- The ability to communicate complex information in a simple and concise way;
- Strong prioritization, organizational and project management skills;
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English;
- An academic qualification in a financial discipline and/or 5+ years relevant experience in the financial services sector or related industry;
- Working knowledge of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and the Paris Agreement as well as the evolving ecosystem.
- Awareness of climate change issues in the context of financial services businesses;
- Previous experience with environmental reporting frameworks applicable to the financial services sector;
- Familiarity with the G20’s Financial Stability Board, Network for Greening the Finance System (NGFS), UNEP-FI, etc.
- Awareness of water security and forests issues in the context of the financial sector.
The role will be temporarily remote and hybrid tied to the central London Office.
Salary and benefits: Competitive, annual £46,000-£60,000 dependant on experience. 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, training and development, flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Before you apply
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How to apply:
Please visit our website to upload your CV in the application form along with a covering letter as an additional document setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages. The deadline is 23:59 GMT, Wednesday 18th May.
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