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Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) is a leader in infrastructure and international development with strong links with development agencies, government and industry. We develop research, policy and practice in infrastructure investment, labour standards, climate change, transparency and accountability and local content in line with our mission to help reduce and eventually eliminate poverty.
EAP is seeking a self-motivated Programme Manager to help deliver quality results with its growing portfolio of programmes. Across the programmes you oversee, you’ll be responsible for coordinating their successful delivery of quality results. Initially you will focus on an anti-corruption programme funded by the US Government and EAP’s contribution towards FCDO’s Green Cities and Infrastructure programme. You will work with EAP's senior leadership and its advisors, project partners and beneficiaries, funders and other stakeholders to maximise positive impact. You’ll strengthen EAP's programmes by managing specific budgets, KPIs, project plans, sub-grants and monitoring and evaluation efforts using established systems.
The programmes and projects you will work on will vary and evolve over time, as we strengthen donor and client relationships together. You’ll also have a role in shaping our future work, contributing to business development by coordinating grant proposals, commercial bids and strategic partnerships. You will also help to organise board meetings and international workshops.
Across all our programmes, professional communication, branding of EAP and stakeholder (new) engagement and management is key. Programme delivery is rarely linear so you must be comfortable in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments.
The appointee will also take on for the same role for CoST, the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative – a transparency and accountability programme which operates in 20 countries and for which EAP hosts its International Secretariat.
You will be working remotely with in-person team meetings usually held in London 4 to 5 times a year. We are open to candidates living outside of the UK.
If you wish to apply, pllease submit a CV with a one page covering letter by 10am GMT Monday 11 December 2023.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Camper & Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator - Scotland
Location: Home based in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh or Perth) with extensive travel in the region (Scotland and the Northeast of England) and UK. There will be a requirement of evening and weekend work, including extended working hours as the business needs dictate as well as overnight stays. There is also a requirement to work at our residential camps which means being away from home multiple times anywhere between 3 and 12 nights all around the UK, again with extended working hours.
Salary: £24K per annum
Hours per week: 35
Closing Date: Friday 8th December - Virtual Interviews Monday 18th December
Responsible for raising the profile of Over The Wall in the UK to recruit campers and volunteers from Scotland and the North East of England for all services. To develop and manage relationships with referrers, contacts, partners, families and individuals to identify and generate ongoing engagement and recruitment opportunities. Recruitment, selection and training of adult volunteers for the region, to support young people with health challenges and their families who access our services. To work operationally as part of our staff team and with our campers and volunteers at both our residential and virtual activity camps.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Actively identify potential referrers or sources of recruitment and develop and nurture relationships, acting as the consistent point of contact, support and liaison.
· Undertake focused recruitment to support growth of partnership camps.
· Building and maintaining connections with communities in hard-to-reach areas, areas of high deprivation and ethnic minority communities.
· Advise and support families and build their trust in OTW through your camp experience and knowledge to encourage them to apply for our services and assist them with the application process as required.
· Contribute to OTW’s strategic camper and volunteer recruitment plans and take responsibility for delivering outcomes and meeting agreed camper and volunteer recruitment targets in a timely and appropriate manner, producing progress reports as necessary.
· Identify and maximise opportunities throughout the UK to positively promote and showcase Over The Wall’s services within a range of settings through face to face and virtual engagement, presentations and by other mediums.
· Identify and build strong, long-term relationships with organisations, universities, communities and other potential volunteer recruitment partners and stakeholders to increase volunteer applications.
· Building a network of connections, both at an individual and organisational level.
· Maintain an awareness of safeguarding policy and practice, to ensure the safety of service users.
· Assess and process volunteer applications, references, background checks and interviews in line with the principles of Safer Recruitment.
· Work with the Nursing and Wellbeing Teams to develop a recruitment plan for specialist roles.
· Maintain Over The Wall’s recording and data systems to ensure these are accurate and up to date at all times.
· Regular and extensive travel is required within your designated region and across the UK for face to face meetings, clinical area visits / family liaison, volunteer fairs, facilitate volunteer recruitment selection events across the UK and attendance at events for both professionals and families to increase OTW profile. This will include some overnight stays.
· Attend meetings at OTW Office or other locations in the UK as required.
· Regularly attend OTW residential camps around the UK and virtual camps as part of the operational staff team, working with children and volunteers attending our camps. This would involve long working hours including day / evening and weekends and being away from home for up to 12 nights at a time.
· Manage conflict and volunteer issues including complaints, health, behaviour and safeguarding in the absence of the Head of Volunteer Recruitment.
· Hosting visitor sessions or other events at our residential camps.
· Determine and report on resource and collateral needs to support effective recruitment.
· Undertake any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Head of Camper Recruitment, Head of Volunteering and/or CEO that may be required in accordance with the overall purpose of the job.
· Abide by and comply with all OTW policies and procedures, especially relating to individual areas of responsibility.
· Based within Scotland, and with established connections to diverse communities.
· Experience in developing contacts and building successful relationships with organisations and individuals.
· Excellent communicator; both verbally and in writing
· Excellent organisational skills, prioritising and workload management skills
· Experience of working with a diverse range of people
· Flexible with a creative approach
· Flexible in working across other geographical regions as required.
· Experience of working independently and effective time management
· Experience of delivering training to and working with adults in complex environments.
· Experience of working in a goal orientated environment
· Proficient use of email and Microsoft Office suite
· Excellent presentation and public speaking skills both in person and virtually
· Good customer service ethos
· Enthusiastic with a sense of fun
· Ability to work effectively from home.
· Ability to travel regularly throughout the region, stay away from home and attend residential camps throughout the UK.
· Ability to work extended working hours, days, evenings, and weekends to suit the business needs as required.
· Hold a current full driving licence and have use of a car.
· Experience and/ or training in the practice of Safer Recruitment and appropriate safeguarding
· Experience of working in a residential camp environment
· Experience of producing statistics and reports
Residential Camp Requirements:
Over The Wall Camps are busy and active environments, which require extended periods of physical activity, and the lifting of heavy and bulky items, whilst maintaining high energy levels for prolonged periods. When required to attend Camp, there may be instances where assistance is needed to set up activities, support the volunteers and the camp programme.
- 6% Employer pension contribution
- 25 days + public holidays
- Flexible working arrangements
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Statement
We actively encourage applications from the broad spectrum of diversity reflected in our beneficiaries, both in terms of visible and non-visible characteristics. We aim to ensure that regardless of where you are in our community, any difference you have is valued.
We are committed to Safer Recruitment and REQUIRE a minimum of two professional and independent reference checks, with one of the reference checks being the last or current employer.
Job title: Senior Business Development Lead
Salary: £38,521 - £41,464
About Voice 21
Tackle a vital challenge, with great people. Voice 21 exists to transform young people’s learning and life chances through talk. We are aiming to be working with 2,000 schools by 2025. Follow the links to find out more about why oracy is so vital and the impact Voice 21 has.
In July 2023, the Labour party announced its commitment to prioritise oracy and speaking lessons as part of its future mission for education. As a result, oracy’s impact is becoming recognised, with the topic and Voice 21 appearing on the front pages of the national newspapers.
About the role
Voice 21 is an agent for change, a thought leader in oracy education, and a continual professional development partner to schools. We’re really clear on how we impact students, especially those experiencing economic disadvantage, and we have an established reputation for whole school improvement.
This role will oversee and own the sales plan, deliver sales targets and shape new processes and sales journeys. Working very closely with lead generation you will nurture and sign schools, trusts and groups, with opportunity ranging from £2,650 - £70,000. This means you’ll have experience of selling to schools scalably and managing enterprise accounts.
What you’ll achieve in your first six months
Oversee and deliver 1M in new revenue in Voice 21’s Growth team
Plan and develop targeted territory campaigns with our Marketing Lead
Hone and continually develop tailored sales journeys for different market segments and buyer profiles
Manage additional sales support during peak periods
With Head of Growth, build an automated and scalable buyer journey
Position Voice 21 to schools for long term impact and bring accounts on board for multi-year packages
Experience of B2B sales in education sector
Proven track record of selling to the education market, including schools, multi-academy trusts and local authorities
You’ve planned and delivered business development plans that meet termly and annual targets
Commercially-minded, creative and comfortable with using marketing and sales tools that nurture accounts at scale
Highly organised and systematic, you’re able to create clear and repeatable sales journeys
Strong sales skills, including teach, tailor and control sales methodologies
An adventurer - you’re happy treading a new path, you’ll creatively solve problems and aren’t afraid of experimentation, failure or changing direction
A founder’s spirit - you bring a deep sense of ownership to what you do and can see things through
You’re passionate about, and recognise the value of, continuing Voice 21’s mission to improve life chances for young people through talk.
You’ll report into the Head of Growth and work alongside our immediate team in Events and Marketing.
Apply online and submit a cover letter
Phone call: 20 minute call with Head of Growth, Rachael Forster
1st interview: CV based interview, competency and scenario-based questions
2nd and final interview: values and technical interview
Where you’ll work: Remote, with travel to our London office (Stratford) and elsewhere for meetings. Occasional overnight stays may be required depending on where you are based.
Contract: Permanent, subject to successful probation review after 3 months.
To apply: Cover letter essential and recent CV
Closing date: Friday 8th December
Interview date: Monday 11th December - Friday 15th December
Start date: can start immediately
Questions: contact Rachael Forster if you have any questions
Valuing every voice
Why work for us?
We hope that we have given you a good sense of what life at Voice 21 is like and what the role entails - please see below for some more reasons to apply!
Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus additional Christmas closure period. Holiday entitlement increases are linked to length of service.
Benefits: Employer contribution to pension (5%), interest-free season ticket, cycle and technology loans and work from home allowance.
Wellbeing: We provide an Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured which provides all Voice 21 employees 24/7/365 support if needed.
The way we work: We have an agile and flexible approach – our team can work when and wherever works best to deliver the requirements of their role. For staff working at home, we support them to create a workspace and provide technology that enables them to work effectively. You will also have regular opportunities to get together as a whole staff and in your team, including away days, social events and other development events.
Development opportunities: We believe in supporting people to develop the skills they need to be excellent – whether this means funding external training, finding a mentor to support them or giving them the time to learn from others in the organisations through our regular CPD sessions. We also offer paid study leave for team members taking part in formal studies outside of work. If you want to volunteer as a school governor, trustee or in some other capacity for a mission-aligned organisation we’ll support you without you needing to take annual leave.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Job Title: Business Manager.
Hours: Flexible working. Estimated 10-15 hours per week, including evenings and weekend. Location: Remote.
Contract Term: Start January 2024. Fixed term contract subject to performance.
Contract Value: £30,000 per annum pro rata.
First Interview Date: 04/12/23 online, date subject to change.
Job Purpose: A dedicated and experienced business manager to play a crucial role in managing financial operations, institutional growth, ensuring compliance, and contributing to the overall success of BIMA. If you have a passion for financial management and supporting healthier communities, we encourage you to apply.
● Financial Management: Oversee day-to-day financial activities, including budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management. Monitor and analyse financial reports to provide insights and recommendations to leadership. Hold responsibility for financial growth.
● Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and reporting requirements. Coordinate with relevant external partners to perform duties and uphold organisational responsibilities.
● Budgeting and Planning: Collaborate with leadership and project teams to develop and manage annual budgets aligned with organisational goals. Provide financial guidance and policies to support strategic planning initiatives.
● Grant Management: Track and report financial information related to grants, ensuring proper utilisation and compliance with grant terms. Work closely with project teams to align financial activities with grant objectives.
● Business Development: Identify income streams within existing work and create new opportunities that create sustainable revenue for the organisation. Research market opportunities and create a network of contacts to drive growth of the business.
● Donor Relations: Provide financial information and reports to donors and membership, fostering transparency and accountability. Assist in the development of financial proposals for grant applications, sponsorships, and fundraising activities.
● Team Collaboration: Collaborate with BIMA teams and leadership to ensure financial considerations are integrated into decision-making processes. Be flexible to the demands and nature of volunteer-led initiatives and high impact work.
● Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. Formal further qualifications (e.g. in accounting or business) would be advantageous.
● Proven experience in financial management, preferably within the non-profit sector. ● Strong knowledge of accounting principles, budgeting, and financial reporting.
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
● Proficiency in financial software and Google Workspace software.
● Enthusiastic team player who is able to build effective working relationships.
To apply please submit an application on the job listing site(s), or email your CV and a short covering letter (maximum 250 words) detailing why you would be suitable for the role to our info email.
Rolling interviews will be conducted until a suitable candidate is appointed.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
If you have experience of Business Development within a charity or people-facing role, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop your career with a fresh-thinking organisation. Royal Voluntary Service is an innovative charity who mobilise volunteers in every corner of Britain to support people in need, the NHS and Social Care systems. We inspire and enable people to give the gift of voluntary service to meet the needs of the day. Through the power of volunteering, we provide one-to-one, group and online services that improve health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and connections.
We are now looking for a Business Development Lead to join the Business Development team on a full-time, permanent basis.
As a Business Development Lead, you will work under the direction of the Head of Business Development to:
- Increase the number, range and value of contracts and services secured, in line with our strategic objectives
- Build and maintain a range of relevant partnerships to support the winning of new business
- Maintain up-to-date market and academic research available to the team on the CRM or other systems
- Develop and conduct effective business pitches to key decision makers and ensure that they are kept relevant by regular reviews and updates
- Lead on the preparation and writing of tender responses
This is a full-time, permanent role, working 35 hours per week.
What you’ll need
To be considered as a Business Development Lead, you will need:
- Demonstratable relationship and/or stakeholder management experience
- Sales conversations and sales conversion experience
- Financial modelling experience
- Experience of leading on business development opportunities across a charity
- A strong understanding of the Health & Social Care sector with the ability to identify business opportunities
- The ability to conduct PESTLE Analysis, research, and identification of opportunities for development
- Proven experience in preparing and writing successful tender responses
- To be educated to degree level or have experience gained within the voluntary sector or similar industry
What you get in return
We’re proud to be in the top 25 not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK, based on ratings from Indeed. As a valued employee at Royal Voluntary Service, you will benefit from:
- Salary of £41,970 per annum, plus car allowance
- 26 days’ holiday plus paid statutory Bank Holidays
- Ten weeks’ company sick pay following successful completion of probation
- A great pension scheme
- 2 x Salary Death in Service Benefit, subject to qualification
- Enhanced Family Leave schemes
- An employee benefits package that gives access to an exclusive rewards website to get discounts and cashback online
- A 24-hour doctor line, financial support with dental/optical and other therapies
- A free and confidential employee assistance programme with up to six face-to-face counselling sessions included
- Extensive online and on the job training to ensure you will succeed in your role
- Opportunities to discuss flexible working
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The chance to make a positive, lasting impact that changes lives, communities and society
Royal Voluntary Service is committed to building inclusive and diverse teams across the charity. To find out more about our commitment to EDI, visit our website.
How to apply
Please select the apply button shown to be taken through to the application process. You will need to answer some screening questions as well as uploading your CV. You will be contacted by a member of the team once your application has been reviewed.
Here at Royal Voluntary Service, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be a charity that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective.
Join Royal Voluntary Service and together we can change lives, change communities and change society.
Dates to bear in mind
The closing date for this role is 21st December 2023. However, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Other organisations may call this role BDM, Business Development Manager, Sustainable Solutions Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Regional Client Manager, Area Sales Manager, Territory Sales Manager, Regional Business Manager, or Development Manager.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Officer to join the team. This role is full-time working 37.5 hours per week, home based (within England and Wales) with some national travel and overnight stays.
What we offer:
At Victim Support we believe in attracting and retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards and benefits package including:
- Flexible working options including hybrid working
- 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 33 days plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off your Birthday
- £2,800 London weighting (if applicable)
- Pension with 5% employer contribution
- Enhanced sick pay allowances, maternity & paternity payments
- High street, retail, holiday, entertainment and leisure discounts
- Access to our financial wellbeing hub and salary deducted finance
- Employee assistance programme and wellbeing support
- Ongoing training and support with opportunities for career development and progression.
About the Role:
The purpose of this role is to draft tenders and proposals, working with a range of internal stakeholders and partners to translate organisational information and data into cohesive and compelling submissions that convey Victim Support's service offers and fully address commissioner and funder requirements.
To succeed in this role you will have excellent communication skills, with a high level of professional writing skills. You will also be able to interpret complex documentation, identify key requirements and prepare written responses that meet criteria. You will be flexible and self-motivated, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Please note, we welcome applications from candidates who do not have previous experience in a similar role but do have transferable experience or skills.
This role is home based (within England and Wales) with some national travel and overnight stays.
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.
Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.
Victim Support strives to represent the diverse communities we serve and are passionate about creating an environment where all staff and volunteers feel respected and heard. Being a diverse organisation with an inclusive culture is integral to us being able to meet our aim of ensuring that anyone who is a victim of crime gets the support they need.
As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. VS is also a Disability Confident Employer and we provide a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for candidates that are disabled and meet all essential criteria for a role.
If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.
How to apply:
To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website, and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date: Monday 11 December 2023
Interview date: Tuesday 19 December 2023
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.
The Senior Program Development Specialist, working under the supervision of the Director of Global Development for IEU, and the Vice President for Global Development, and working closely with the current Senior Business Development Associate for IEU, the Chief Programs Officer, and the Sr. Vice President for Technical Leadership, will identify and pursue new business development opportunities among government donors, with a particular focus on the international development sectors of democracy, rights and governance (DRG), health, humanitarian, environment, economic empowerment, gender and inclusion, and monitoring, learning and evaluation - and their intersection with the media and information landscape in developing countries. The position is a senior role and may be responsible for representation with partners and donors working in these sectors, as required, overseeing the development of concept notes and proposals, as well as carrying out field assessments and program design work as required. The position is also responsible for strategizing for the refunding of existing programming in these sectors. The Senior Business Development Specialist will track and review donor solicitations and determine strategy for application and design and write proposals. They will contribute as a member of a team to a strategic approach to business development at Internews to ensure the organization raises over $22,000,000 annually from public sector donors in Europe, including the EC, FCDO, the Dutch, Norway, and SIDA, among others.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:
- Working in collaboration with others, represent Internews with donors and partners
- As requested and needed, carry out field assessments in anticipation of upcoming business development opportunities (note, COVID-19 has limited in person field assessments significantly)
- Review and analyze donor solicitations and help determine potential strategy for application in consultation with Internews program staff
- Provide writing guides, outlines for proposals and concept notes within the portfolio
- Working with technical leads, lead/facilitate proposal design processes using Internews tools to support strong program design, including logical frameworks, worksheets and other tools as appropriate.
- Lead proposal design teams in selecting win themes, identifying best practices and making key partnering decisions
- Write sections of, and edit proposals and concept notes following donor guidelines and in line with Internews’ internal processes and standards
- Build partnerships with implementers in Europe and elsewhere, establishing Internews as a project implementer in these sectors.
- Working with the current Sr. Specialist Global Development in Internews Europe, position Internews as a possible sub-grantee in proposal applications; member of relevant consortia.
- Review and analyze Requests for Application/Proposals/NOFOs and help determine potential strategy for application in consultation with Internews program staff. Leading and supervising proposal drafting teams, including review of proposals and concept notes at various stages of development.
- Serve as lead writer and proposal manager for larger and more strategic proposals working with relevant Business Managers, Regional Directors, or Country Directors on strategy and budgeting.
- Develop programming in collaboration with field missions and the Sr. Specialist for Global Development in Europe to secure funding from Framework Agreements and other centrally funded mechanisms that Internews is a part of.
- Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization.
- As requested, serve as lead proposal writer, editor and/or proposal manager for areas outside of DRG, including in health, environment and humanitarian.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- 12+ years of experience in international development, health, media, and/or nonprofit fields or related fields.(Note that up to two years of graduate degree experience and/or a 4 year college degree may be substituted for up to 6 years of work experience.)
- At least 7 +years of solid business development and/or fundraising experience within the non-profit sector; Strong proposal writing experience – including in response to EC, FCDO, SIDA, Dutch, Norway, UN and other European donor solicitations.
- Relevant university degree is required.
- Strong preference for candidates with experience living or working in the field, either through on-site work or via short term technical assistance
- Proven track record of successful business development efforts, including leading / serving as lead proposal writer/manager for multi-million proposals
- Excellent critical thinking, writing, communications skills
- Ability to work with different teams and in different cultures
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to maintain calm and productive working relationships during stressful proposal processes.
- Ability to manage multiple, ongoing obligations and assignments
- Native level written fluency in English required
- Skilled in MS Office, Teams, and Excel
- Knowledge of the media and information sector within international development preferred
- Advanced degree in a relevant field strongly preferred.
- Prior proposal work with USAID and US State Department (DRL) preferred but not required.
- French, Arabic or Spanish language skills a plus.
- Salesforce experience
Deadline for applications: 01 January 2024
PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or may be encountered by an employee performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for use of computer terminal and reading printed and electronic materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold and heat and regularly exposed to the risk of radiation from regular exposure to computer VDTs. Many cities where some of the duties of this job are performed have less than adequate heating and/or electric facilities, lack hot water, heat, and gas. Work hours are moderately flexible, but generally Monday through Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Flexibility in working schedule is expected during busy US government proposal season of March – September.
Expected office hours are generally Monday through Friday from 09:00am to 5:30pm.
This position will be in London, United Kingdom and therefore a successful applicant must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.
Eden Brown is delighted to be working with an incredible national health Charity to recruit them a Corporate Partnerships officer with a specific focus on new business. This will be securing new business with Partners and working with the new business team to deliver the ambitious 3-year strategy.
About the Role
The role of Corporate Partnerships Officer is incredibly varied. You will work with the wider team to prospect new supporters, support on pitches and proposals and support the Account Management team with stewarding supporter relationships.
You will work with colleagues to monitor the effectiveness of Partnership working to ensure that you are sharing learnings and best practice.
You will need to build relationships with corporate companies and have knowledge on how to negotiate with Partners. Experience of proposal development and pitching to external stakeholders is desirable.
This role is home based with some travel into London required.
Please note that the closing date is the 26th November. For more information on this fantastic opportunity please call Laura Iliff on 07442607841.
Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.
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Location: UK, Remote
Department: Business Support Team
Reports to (Line Manager): Director of Finance and Operations
Grade: UK Grade F
Contract Type: Open-Ended
For details of the job, please visit our website.
HelpAge International works with partners and a diverse global network of more than 170 organisations over 90 countries, supporting millions of older people to live safe, dignified, and healthy lives. Through our partnership and collaborations, we work to ensure the inclusion of older people across society and strive to deliver a just and fair world for everyone, whatever their age.
About the Job
The Head of Finance will provide strategic leadership and oversight of HelpAge International's financial operations. This role is essential in ensuring the financial health and sustainability of HelpAge and will supervise over six Finance Business Partners dispersed in different countries globally. The position holder will be expected to have a good understanding of, and working experience with UK financial laws and policies as well managing various donors rules and regulations.
As Head of Finance, you will –
• Manage the Global Finance function (2 Senior Finance Business Partners, Senior Finance Officer, Systems & Management Accountant), to ensure a professional finance service that delivers on organisational strategy.
• Lead in the preparation of the annual income and expenditure budget, UK statutory accounts, proper accounting for VAT, annual audit. Provide advice and guidance on donor financial reporting
• Lead on the preparation of financial management information, ensure the financial accounting system is developed and maintained to meet organisational accounting needs.
• Produce monthly management accounts for Directors
• Ensure adequate financial support to the localisation of countries , including overseeing the relevant financial processes and reporting.
Skills and experience required
You will be someone with:
• A fully qualified and recognised accountancy qualification e.g., ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
• Strong hands-on accountancy experience with relevant experience working in a complex international NGO
• Experience of the production and interpretation of management accounts.
• Ability to design and implement new financial procedures.
• Proven ability to lead a diverse team of finance professionals and ability to work with senior managers on financial issues and with non finance staff.
• Knowledge and experience of the production donor reports including EC, UN, ECHO, USAID, DEC, GFFO and understanding of their compliance requirements.
HelpAge International is committed to safeguarding the communities with which we work, our partners, staff and any others who we come into contact with. The post holder will also be responsible for:
· Preventing harm and abuse from our people, operations and programmes to anyone that encounters our work.
· Reporting all safeguarding incidents you see, hear, hear about or suspect, using our internal reporting mechanism.
· Complying with all safeguarding framework policies and practices.
· Completing mandatory training courses relating to our safeguarding policy framework and complying with HR vetting procedures.
All employments at HelpAge International will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include misconduct disclosure schemes and terrorism finance checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP & NETWORK COORDINATOR – LONDON, SOUTHEAST & EAST
Tempo Time Credits is a charity serving communities across the UK by engaging, encouraging and enabling volunteers. We provide the glue which binds local voluntary partnerships and community-based solutions.
Tempo Time Credits galvanises community organisations to drive positive change for themselves and be more resilient through more individuals and more diverse groups of people volunteering. The Time Credits model is based on a fundamental principle that Volunteer’s time is valuable and should be valued.
Tempo Time Credits are the thread that connects volunteers, third sector, services, and businesses together through our projects and Tempo Time Credit networks. We do this through a digital time credit system that recognises and rewards volunteers for the hours they give. Volunteers can then exchange these for activities and experiences – like cinema tickets, entry to visitor attractions or a swim or gym session.
Tempo’s culture is at our core and our staff team operate in line with our workplace values which are: -
• Everyone’s contribution – We encourage self-belief, mutual respect, and recognition.
• Ambition – We have a can-do attitude, are hopeful, resilient, and positive.
• Connection – Passionate people, teamwork and collaboration are key to our success.
• Creativity – We are curious and inventive; we encourage fun and imagination to achieve this.
• Resourcefulness – We learn together, share our expertise, and strive for efficiency.
• Integrity – We are authentic and honest. We take our commitments seriously and take accountability for delivery.
Being a key member of our team is fun, challenging, inspiring, engaging and it matters.
WHERE WE ARE TODAY
This is a challenging time for many community organisations, volunteers and recognition partners too – it’s also a time when our model and support is needed more than ever. Tempo has worked with: -
• 40 commissioned programmes.
• 1,500 charities.
• 15,000+ people currently volunteering.
• 1.25 million Tempo Time Credits earned to date.
• 750+ business venues offering reward and recognition opportunities.
• Developed the first national Time Credit network in the world.
Across the UK the recognition of Tempo Time Credits is growing, amongst parliaments, local authorities and corporates and our visibility is increasing through national press and support from key parliamentarians.
ABOUT THE ROLE
You will provide operational support to Tempo’s networks as required working closely with the Contract Manager. This entails close liaison with clients, account management of community organisations and local business partners, dealing efficiently and politely with queries, requests and issues as they arise and triaging to another team member where appropriate.
You are proactive and passionate about communities and about creating positive, lasting change that builds on the skills and assets of all. You will be a natural communicator, able to mobilise and enthuse partners to join our national network of organisations seeking to make a lasting impact for individuals and communities. You will be well organised and comfortable working with a CRM, able to cultivate and manage a range of relationships across different sectors. You will be able to support organisations seeking to use Time Credits to effect organisational and social change.
Working alongside Tempo central support function you will design and run network and training events to ensure that Time Credits provide opportunities for people to both receive them in recognition of their time and encouragement for them to use Time Credits. You will manage relationships with our customers, ensuring that targets are met, and our impact is demonstrated. We are looking for someone who can travel into London regularly.
Provide support to contract managers and programmes, including:
• Community development and mapping support as appropriate
• Administration & reporting
• Quarterly monitoring collection - support reporting as required
• Account management planning and activities for groups and services
• Managing pipelines
• Local social media and newsletters
• Attend key local meetings, events and conferences
• Sign up of local Recognition Partners and opportunities that supports the programme priorities
• Deliver local activities and training directly or through others to support the delivery of the local capability and capacity building plan
• Support organisations face to face providing advice and guidance on developing earn and spend opportunities for Time Credits
• Be creative in your approach to support large networks of groups across different geographical areas to maximise your time and ensure efficiencies
• Manage a team of local volunteers in each locality that provide on the ground support and add capacity in the local community
• Working with groups/organisations to overcome obstacles to implementing Time Credits
• Troubleshoot any concerns or issues identified by recognition partners
• Proactively support the network to develop and become sustainable through local events, trips and networking meetings
• Support innovation, learning & development across the network and within Tempo
• Evaluation coordination
• Locate and provide appropriate resources/assets
• Writing and sending agendas, minutes, etc.
• To carry out health and safety responsibilities in accordance with the Health & Safety Responsibilities document.
• To undertake such other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the band, as may be reasonably required by Tempo, or as a mutually agreed development opportunity.
• Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults is a core responsibility of all staff. Staff are expected to alert their line manager to any concerns they may have regarding the abuse or inappropriate treatment of a Child or Young Person, or Vulnerable adults.
Working at Tempo
We are proud to be an accredited living wage employer and offer pay over the statutory minimum for all our team members. In addition, we offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
- 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
- Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 5% ER contribution)
- Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
- Family friendly policies
- Flexi-time Scheme (offering up to 13 days flexi leave each year)
- Wellbeing Centre offering the latest wellbeing articles, news and advice
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Healthcare Cash Plan – claim back money on essential healthcare costs.
- Shopping Discounts – online and in-store at over 850 retailers from groceries to wellness products, travel and more
- SmartTech™ – get the latest tech at the best price and spread the payments over your salary, interest-free.
- Death in Service Grant – 1 year
How to Apply:
Please submit your current C.V. with a detailed cover letter telling us how you meet our competencies and why you want to work for Tempo Time Credits. Please also complete and attach our Equality and Diversity Information Form.
Please send your completed application by no later than Sunday 10th December 2023.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Fundraising team is a small but mighty national team. Income is generated through High Net-Worth Individuals, Corporate Partnerships and Trusts & Foundations. Our Corporate Partnerships function is led by a Senior Manager along with a Volunteering & Partnerships Manager and Fundraising Officer.
Many of our Corporate partners are multi-year and strategic. 2023/24 will see MyBnk continue to grow, raising £4m and beyond as we build our national team and deliver more expert-led financial education through our award-winning programmes.
The Corporate Partnerships Manager will lead several existing corporate partnerships to ensure that they deliver significant impact, engage staff, and raise awareness of the importance of quality financial education across the UK. Staff engagement and senior stakeholder management will be key deliverables in addition to fundraising product innovation and maintains MyBnk’s high partnership retention rate.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Employer engagement (25%)
- Identify, initiate and develop links with a growing number of employers to broaden our member base and deepen engagement with members through world class customer service
- Support members and employers to host regional celebration events
- Support members and employers with professional qualifications, directing to specialist in-house teams where appropriate
- Grow the number of Accredited Company Training Schemes and/or Approved Apprenticeship schemes within the allocated region
- Work with Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS) Providers and Corporate Partners to maintain effective working relationships and explore opportunities for sustainable development
- Provide market intelligence to the Senior Management Team within a key account management framework.
Regional member development (25%)
- Key accountability for member engagement and recruitment in the region
- Support delivery of high quality member engagement through formal groups and committees whilst maintaining a keen eye on efficiencies
- Support the recruitment and induction of member volunteers
University and ‘On Campus’ (25%)
- Develop and grow partnerships with HEI-based chemical engineering departments, ensuring that you are a trusted partner for staff and students (undergraduate and postgraduate)
- Collaborate with with Chemical Engineering Societies to raise the profile of IChemE and the profession
- Act as a Champion for all IChemE activities regionally, nationally, and internationally
- Play an active role in company / departmental development projects and continued improvement initiatives
- Participate in industry body and public sector meetings to share best practise and increase market knowledge
- Provide the highest level of reporting against KPIs to peers, senior management and governance groups.
These positions are based either at our Rugby (CV21 3HQ) or London Office (SW1P 1PR) however as these roles are UK field based roles, extensive business travel will be involved, including a requirement to frequently attend the IChemE offices in Rugby.
Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered.
This is a permanent full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week working Monday through to Friday (core hours from 10:00-12:00 and 14:30-16:00). Flexibility will be required to meet business needs.
The closing date for all applications is close of business Sunday 10 December 2023. IChemE reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates and make an offer of employment before this date should we wish.
Starting salary is circa £38,000 (depending on experience).
IChemE benefits of employment include:
- Annual performance reviews
- Training and development opportunities
- Company contributory pension scheme that matches employee contributions by 1.5 times up to a maximum capped 12% employer contribution
- Life assurance linked to being an active member of the pension scheme
- 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) for full time members of staff
- Company paid sickness leave after 6 months employment and increased at intervals based on length of service
- Employee Assistance Programme and wellbeing support
- Health cash plan (cash back on optical, dental, physio and more)
- Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions if relevant to your role
- Free parking and refreshments at our Rugby Office
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
VACANCY: Partnership Manager
Full Time - Permanent
Salary: £35-£40K depending on experience
Closing Date: December 6th
Phase 1 (online) : Monday December 11th
Phase 2 (in person at our office in Hull) Friday December 15th
Start Date: Mid January (if you are required to give three months notice we can wait until mid March for the right person)
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + public bank holidays, flexible home-based working, private pension scheme and life insurance. Days off increase with length of service. Bonus structure based on performance.
Location: Can be based anywhere in the U.K. London or the north of England is preferable.
Sailors’ Children’s Society is a local children’s charity that has recently appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. We have ambitious plans for growth and this new role within the charity will help drive this.
We are looking for a vibrant, driven and personable individual who loves to connect with people and make lasting relationships. This role involves lots of networking, attending out of hours social events and and presenting to audiences, so we are looking for someone that thrives in a social environment, can approach people confidently and can passionately spread the message about our charity’s work. The Partnership Manager must be able to work independently and use their own initiative. Experience in a similar role would be beneficial but this is not essential.
Reporting to the CEO, the Partnership Manager will be responsible for securing corporate partners for the charity and managing its existing partners. They will also assist the CEO in building contacts nationally and act as one of the key representatives of the charity. The successful applicant will undergo an induction programme with Andy King Director of Fireside Fundraising to fully equip them to be successful in the role.
This role involves regular interactions with the business community and will occasionally require out of hours work, sometimes at short notice, to attend events, including some weekends and evenings (sometimes these can go on until midnight). Please do not apply if you are unable to work flexible hours of this nature.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Grow corporate support by identifying, connecting and creating partnerships with businesses.
- Provide excellent stewardship of all current corporate partners including marketing and fundraising initiatives throughout the year.
- Representing the charity at business and networking events across the U.K.
- Presenting to businesses and audiences at events
- Raise funds against agreed targets
- Manage social media content relating to corporate support and the business community
- Identify, research and approach a pipeline of potential corporate partners
- Produce reports and presentations including activities and reach to convey the impact of partnerships
You will be an enthusiastic and confident person with excellent communication skills and the ability to create strong and lasting relationships whilst working towards the achievement of targets.
The following skills are essential:
· Experience in a sales, business development or fundraising role.
· A full clean driving license and access to own car
· Knowledge of the principles of good supporter management and/or customer care
· Excellent negotiating and influencing skills
· A proven track record in achieving targets
· Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
· Experience of developing and maintaining relationships across a wide range of contacts, preferably in the business community
The following skills are desirable:
· Understanding and experience of budgeting
· Experience working in the corporate sector
· Knowledge of corporate community support trends/ESG/ CSR
· Previous experience in corporate partnerships
Sailors’ Children’s Society is a national charity that supports the disadvantaged children of seafarers during times of crisis such as a bereavement, family breakdown or diagnosis of a terminal or life limiting illness. We provide financial, practical and emotional support to our families for 3 to 5 years or until they are back on their feet again. We work with all seafarers: Royal Navy, fishing fleet, merchant navy, cruise ships, inland canal boats and so on.
We are a small but passionate team with our head office based in Hull where the charity started in 1821. In Hull we have our full time CEO, a part time administrator, a part time fundraiser, a full time triage support officer and a part time finance officer. We have two Family Support Officers one based in Portsmouth and one based in Plymouth. Family Support Officers visit families face to face and support our families online.
Please email us for a more detailed person specification
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a 1-2 minute video (via we transfer) explaining why you should be considered for this role to our CEO Natasha Barley. As we are not allowed to include emails in this advert you will need to ring our office her her email.
All applications must include a video in order to be considered.
Tips for your video: The video should be treated as the “covering letter” for your application so include what you would usually include in a covering letter. The quality of the camera footage will not affect your application so the video can be taken on any phone or camera. Let us know why you are interested in the role and why you would be a good candidate.
We think it is important that our charity reflects the lived experience of our beneficiaries, and we want to be an organisation where employees from any background can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) (LGBTQIA+) candidates, and candidates from low-income families. These groups are currently underrepresented at Sailors’ Children’s Society and we are committed to increasing representation and diversity at the charity.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year
- Additional leave
- Bereavement leave
- Company pension
- Free or subsidised travel
- Life insurance
- Sick pay
- Work from home
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
- Performance bonus
Willingness to travel:
- 25% (required)
Work Location: Anywhere in the UK. There will be a requirment to travel to our headquarters on occasion in Hull.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About the role
At Animals Asia, donors are an integral part of the organisation. We know they are every bit as passionate about our goals as we are and, without them, our work would not be possible.
The Foundations team sits within the Global Partnerships team, made up of Foundations, Philanthropy, and Corporate partnerships. Our aim is to find and build relationships with new partners who can make a significant difference to Animals Asia, while also managing relationships with existing partners. Working closely with the Trust or Foundation to align motivations and help them see how their money is being spent and reporting back on the impact of their donation.There is significant scope for growth with the Global Partnerships Team as Animals Asia enjoys increasing brand awareness.
The main purpose of this role is to support the work of Animals Asia by developing strong relationships, cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of charitable trusts, foundations and grant giving bodies in order to meet and exceed agreed income targets. Your portfolio will be global, consisting of donors from around the world, therefore knowledge of international fundraising from foundations is an advantage.
You will build and maintain existing relationships, providing exceptional donor experience, while focusing on new business research and growing your portfolio of 5 and 6 figure donors.
- To deliver the Foundation strategy.
- To research and acquire new trust and foundation partners.
- To build relationships - engaging, cultivating, and stewarding a portfolio of existing and new trust and foundation partners, providing effective and timely relationship management, including comprehensive grant reporting.
- To meet and exceed agreed income targets so that we can meet our growing program needs.
Relationship Management and Donor Stewardship
- Build trusting relationships and implement the highest standards of donor stewardship to manage a portfolio of qualified prospective and existing partners.
- Cultivating and soliciting a portfolio of high-value prospective trusts and foundations capable of making 5 and 6 figure donations.
- Work closely with colleagues in the Global Partnership team to find engaging, exciting funding propositions including solutions to generate unrestricted income and multi-year gifts.
- Find innovative and ‘surprise and delight’ opportunities to engage supporters.
- Create engaging and meaningful communications to keep donors well informed on the progress and impact of projects.
- Implement personalised relationship building and stewardship plans that include regular phone calls, and in-person and virtual meetings.
- Ensure donors and internal stakeholders fully understand and agree with any commitments.
- Ensure CRM is updated with all donor interactions and communications.
- Ensure proper follow-up on all funding applications, whether successful or not, to fully understand donors and prospects motivations.
Prospecting and Research
- Significantly grow your portfolio by identifying, researching, and qualifying new 5-figure + prospects:
- Carry out prospect research.
- Qualify new potential prospects.
- Develop and lead on detailed cultivation and solicitation plans for high value prospects to achieve targets, and update plans on CRM.
- Identify appropriate funding opportunities that align with donor motivations.
- Create the appropriate stewardship plan for donors in your portfolio based on their motivations and needs, proactively developing relationships with them.
- Carry out due diligence to ensure partners meet our ethical guidelines.
- Develop stewardship plans for current, lapsed, and prospective donors in your Portfolio.
- Maintain cultivation and stewardship plans on the CRM and a calendar of approaches, for both existing and qualified prospects.
- Work collaboratively with the rest of the Trusts and Foundations team to capture project information and prepare high-quality proposals.
- Be proactive in ensuring you develop an excellent knowledge of Animals Asia’s work, liaising with colleagues as required, to prepare and present first class presentations and proposals.
- Represent Animals Asia at networking events, knowledgeably and passionately articulating our need for support.
Fundraising strategy and planning
- Work collaboratively with the rest of the trust and foundations team to build the team’s strategic growth and provide the best possible partnership opportunities.
- Work collaboratively with the wider Global Partnerships team to maximise networks and uplift income.
- Deliver against agreed income targets.
- Acquire, retain and grow the value of partners for Animal Asia.
Reporting and Budgets
- Work to ensure that income opportunities for your portfolio are maximised.Ensuring that donations from donors in your portfolio match the giving capacity of the partner.
- Track income on the appropriate pipelines and CRM, ensuring that reporting is Accurate.
- Ensure that proposals include 20% operational support, unless clearly stipulated otherwise by the donor.
- Ensure effective work plans are in place to deliver the projected income and achieve all financial and non-financial KPIs.
- Prepare regular reports and evaluations for your line manager as required.
Program knowledge and team development
- Be proactive in ensuring you develop an excellent knowledge of Animals Asia’s work, liaising with colleagues as required.
- Work collaboratively with the Trust and Foundations team to develop high quality application and reporting materials for all partners.
- Build strong working relationships with colleagues from across the organisation to gather information for updates, reports, and proposals.
- Support the Animals Asia’s ‘one-team’ philosophy, making sure the greater global needs are put ahead of any team or market goals.
- Contribute to the on-going review, development, and implementation of changes to improve the productivity and efficiency of Animals Asia.
- Identify best practice fundraising models and make recommendations and implement as part of continuous improvement.
- Participate in staff training and performance and development appraisal process to assist in the achievement of Animals Asia’s objectives and mission.
- Promote and advocate Animals Asia to the public.
- Follow established Animals Asia procedures and policies.
- Proactive attendance at team meetings, relevant seminars, and staff meetings.
- Proactive in keeping abreast of new fundraising initiatives and trends in the sector.
- Represent Animals Asia at internal and external functions and events as required.
- Develop an in-depth knowledge of best practice in the charity sectors that Animals Asia operates to establish Animals Asia as a leader in Trust fundraising globally.
The above job description is intended to be an outline of the duties and responsibilities for this role. This is not an exhaustive list, and it is likely to change over time. You may be expected to undertake other duties that are commensurate with this role and grade.
Person Specification - Essential (E) & Desirable (D)
Experience & Knowledge
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, with experience communicating to a broad range of people. (E)
- At least 5 years fundraising and relationship management experience, including the ability to initiate and develop strong, mutual, results focused, relationships to maximise revenue. (E)
- Proven experience of soliciting 5 figure + grants. (E)
- Demonstrable experience in developing and leading new business generation. (E)
- Proven experience of working constructively and collaboratively with colleagues from different teams. (E)
- A flexible approach to managing and prioritising workload. (E)
- Understanding of confidentiality privacy regulations. (E)
- Compassion for animals and an understanding of animal welfare issues and conservation. (E)
- The ability to develop strategic plans and to analyse performance. (D)
- Demonstrable experience of investigating and establishing new networks. (D)
- Able to work effectively and on your own initiative in a small diverse and busy cross-functional team environment with minimal supervision. (E)
- Excellent organisational and time management skills, including ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities. (E)
- Encourages continuous improvement, learning from mistakes and failures. (E)
- Can write professionally and persuasively using a variety of communication styles. (E)
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to network and build relationships assessing reactions to own approach and adapting language and style to achieve a positive conclusion. (E)
- Competent in the use of MS word, Excel, and ability to use databases for recording and reporting. (E)
- Financially aware and numerate. (E)
- Solution focused with a creative approach to issues and a ‘can do’ attitude. (E)
- Focuses resources on delivering results in line with Animals Asia’s Mission & values. (E)
- Thoughtful, kind, and considerate. (E)
- Manages own stress levels well and remains resilient, seeking support as appropriate. (E)
- Be prepared for some international travel on occasion. (E)
- Able to work occasional extended hours as required. (D)
- Able to accommodate global meetings early morning / late evening. (E)
- Able to work from home. (E)
Conditions and Benefits
Place of work : Work from home.
Dept/Team : Global Partnerships.
Working hours : Full time – standard hours are 37.5 hours per week. Flexible working to accommodate working for a global organisation and individual circumstances.
You may also be required to work additional hours by way of overtime either as and when requested to do so by Animals Asia or when the proper performance of your work so requires.
Reports to : Global Director of Partnerships.
Manages : N/A.
Budget responsibility : Yes.
Probation : The appointment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a three-month probationary period.
Annual leave : If based in UK : 24 days per year and 8 bank holidays. The holiday year runs from 1 January to 31 December.
Other benefits : Flexible working, Pension Scheme, Access to Life Works, health and wellbeing platform, Training, as required.
How to apply
Your supporting statement is critical and should not exceed two pages. Please demonstrate how you meet the above criteria and our values.
Interested parties please click "Apply via website" to apply by attaching your cover letter and CV.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Personal data collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Animals Asia values candidates with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We welcome applicants of every ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability, or veteran status. We are committed to building an organization that creates an inclusive environment for all.
Closing Date : Friday 8 December 2023
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Who we are
Speakers for Schools is a national social mobility charity. We work across the UK to inspire young people and help prepare them for the world of work through innovative programmes and practical experiences of the workplace. Through our Research and Policy work we seek to change the landscape to ensure every young person has access to high quality work experience opportunities.
We work in partnership with schools and a network of over 700 leading employers to deliver outstanding opportunities for the young people who need our help the most, be they from under-represented groups or areas of disadvantage.
In the last two years our team has grown significantly as we embarked on a mission to help as many young people as possible and to scale our operations accordingly. We are now entering the next phase of that journey which is to focus on the quality of our impact, with work experience for all at the heart of our offer, while exposing young people to all their possible futures through our network of inspirational speakers.
To keep growing and developing our charity and our impact, we need the very best people.
We have huge ambition for both the young people we exist to serve and for our people who all deserve the opportunities to grow, develop and realise their full potential.
We are committed to diversity, inclusion in all forms, while maintaining a culture that is supportive, transparent, values driven and driven by a determination to be the best.
Speakers for Schools Values
PASSION: We are committed to levelling the playing field for young people across the UK, creating social mobility and tackling disadvantages.
AGILITY: We challenge our ideas of what is possible in order to better meet the needs of those we support. We are human, make mistakes, learn, evolve and adapt.
INTEGRITY: We act with empathy and bring our authentic selves to work every day. We value and respect the talent, time and intentions of those we work with.
COLLABORATION: We are one team with one mission and only by working together can we deliver better outcomes for young people. We support each other unconditionally and feel motivation in shared success as well as individual progress.
DIVERSITY: We know it takes people with different ideas, strengths, identities, interests, and cultural backgrounds to make our organisation succeed. We encourage constructive debate and critical friendship.
This role is crucial in driving forward support for, engagement with and coordination of high-quality and high-impact multi day work experiences for high-need young people across the UK. Experts in the coordination and delivery of multi-day work experiences.
Key Duties / Responsibilities
- Responsible for the end-to-end delivery of opportunities from initial programme scoping with non-income generating employers to securing commitments, monitoring young person applications, programme design and implementation, and employer follow up.
- Responsible for account management of corporate partnerships as agreed by the development team
- Securing commitment from employers to deliver multi-day work experience opportunities.
- Account management for employers throughout their work experience journey.
- Supporting the account management of corporate partners by delivering on their work experience programmes as agreed by the business development team and coordinating with other programme teams to ensure committed delivery takes place.
- Training employers to use SfS products in the coordination and delivery of their placements, including but not limited to Portal and Google Classroom.
- Working closely with Delivery Partners to ensure seamless delivery of work experience opportunities.
- Leading on all employer engagement and meetings with your dedicated accounts.
- Developing and disseminating impact reports to employers at the end of their contract and in line with impact and evaluation framework.
- Working closely with Education team to ensure school engagement in areas of work experience activity and in line with charity’s target areas.
- Providing best practice guidance and advice on work experience programme set up and content.
- Responsible for delivery and completion of own work experience placements and the operational and administrative activity required.
- Providing cover and support for other Work Experience Managers as required.
- Taking ownership of own capacity management using capacity management frameworks to help inform future workload planning.
- Adherence to data compliance, standards, guidelines and best practices to ensure our data integrity and consistency.
- Represent and work to our values as, fostering a culture of positivity, support, respect, and inclusivity, while taking personal responsibility for their attitude, performance, and development.
- Ensure safeguarding best practice is enshrined in all organisational activity.
Experience / Knowledge
- Experience in a similar environment working with a variety of stakeholders
- Clear and concise communicator, capable of producing written content to a professional quality
- Confident liaising with and managing relationships particularly with stakeholders from all levels
- Comfort and experience in working with technology and data management
- Sociable and confident and able to build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders
- Excels at organising their workload and enjoy driving work forward independently
- Has a growth mindset, able to challenge and provide innovative solution
- Experience working / creating networks in the South of the UK
- Experience of account management
- Previous experience working with HR/Recruitment/CSR/Engagement teams an advantage
- An understanding of the UK Education System and a familiarity with careers provision within UK schools and colleges would be an advantage
- Proficient use of the Salesforce CRM, to track relationships and ensure proper data management
- Interpreting and using data in Excel and Powerbi
Benefits offered at Speakers for Schools:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Morning of your birthday off
- Pension scheme
- 3 voluntary days per year
- Wellbeing Programme
- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption package
- Subsidised office furniture
- Perkbox discounts
- £500 a year training allowance
Diversity at our core
Speakers for schools is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating discrimination.
How to apply:
Please apply as soon as possible submitting your CV and a one-page covering letter which outlines your specific interest and ability to successfully fill this role, as well as your salary expectations and current notice period. Please note, if you do not provide a covering letter your application will not be considered.
Appointees are subject to a successful DBS check, as contact with young people is likely.
You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.