Due to an internal promotion we need to recruit a new Business Development Assistant. This is a key role within the organisation, helping us to win new research work and liaising with our partners to develop opportunities for evaluation and consultancy.
We need someone brilliant at writing proposals and constructing budgets, confident with Word and Excel, able to learn our systems quickly, and preferably with an understanding of the research and/or mental health sectors.
We are a very supportive team and offer generous annual leave of 31 days plus bank holidays and up to 12% employer’s pension contribution. Staff are entitled to take one paid hour a week to support their own wellbeing.
To apply please complete our application form, CVs are not accepted.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at our offices near Elephant and Castle.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location:Ark Based at Ark’s head office Holborn, Central London. Moving to White City, West London in January 2020. Alternatively, you could be based in Sub-Saharan Africa. With international travel (35%).
Salary Details: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum depending on experience + plus career average pension scheme + other benefits
Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours per week
Vacancy Type: Permanent
About the role:
The Director of Programmes will lead the design and delivery of the Education Partnership Group’s (EPG) entire portfolio of work, including establishing and managing relationships with multiple governments and funders; leading a team of highly professional staff to deliver outstanding work to all clients; providing strategic insight into the monitoring and evaluation of the portfolio; undertaking financial oversight across all country budgets; and playing a strategic role in the leadership and growth trajectory of EPG.
With a passion for education you will have experience in leading the design and delivery of policy-related projects and organisational strategies.
You will be an exceptional relationship-builder with leaders and demonstrate the ability to successfully develop and manage a remote team.
You have a strong track record in complex, end to end, project management. You will come with experience in analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data and drawing out key themes and policy implications.
Do you want to contribute to making the world a better place with your expertise in Diversity and Inclusion? Open Society’s Global Human Resources Department is seeking a Director of Diversity and Inclusion to lead the implementation and further development of Open Society’s vision for diversity and inclusion, in pursuit of making the organisation a more inclusive and diverse network.
The Open Society Foundations works to build vibrant and inclusive democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. We are active in more than 120 countries, making us the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. The Human Resources (HR) team, comprised of 60+ members, sits in our Berlin, London, New York, and Washington, DC offices and supports OSF staff across the global network of offices and foundations, in over 40 countries.
As Director of Diversity and Inclusion, you will:
- Develop and implement transformative diversity and inclusion strategies and programs, with a focus on building an inclusive culture and inclusive workplaces at OSF.
- Serve as thought partner and advisor to programs and departments to support unit-level efforts to develop more inclusive practices and culture.
- Serve as subject matter expert and advisor to other HR functions, including recruitment, performance management, compensation and benefits and talent development, to embed inclusive practices in HR policies, processes and programs.
- Develop and maintain a global network of diversity and inclusion external experts who can advise and support internal stakeholders on diversity and inclusion topics and implement specific activities such as training, assessment, and facilitation.
- Develop and implement the diversity and inclusion communication strategy and plan, and with Internal Communications to regularly communicate internal diversity and inclusion initiatives, events and progress.
What we are looking for:
- Significant experience in project management, change management, organisational development or related field, including experience designing and leading diversity and inclusion projects and initiatives in a global organisation.
- A proven record of successfully designing and delivering global, complex, multi-disciplined, inclusive programs.
- An ability to build strong relationships and to facilitate conversations on challenging and uncomfortable topics at all levels of the organisation, from senior leadership to individual contributors.
- Cultural sensitivity and ability to advocate appropriately in diverse and international environments.
- Ability to make decisions in a collegial and highly collaborative environment, bringing to bear a strategic approach, and strong problem-solving skills.
- The ability to travel internationally approximately 25% of the time.
What we offer:
- Ample opportunities to learn and grow, from annual professional development allowances to onsite trainings and brown bag lunches with visiting experts.
- Top-notch benefits and perks designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance. With some variability according to location, this includes generous time off, flexible work arrangements, employer-paid health insurance, generous retirement savings plan, progressive paid parental leave, reproductive and family planning support, sabbatical opportunities, and much more.
- A commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that enables everyone to bring their full self to work and make a positive impact on the world.
- We feel our salaries are competitive for our sector. The salary for this position starts at 80,000 GBP per annum. Your offer will be based on your level of experience and internal equity.
If this sounds like the position you have been looking for, please submit your cover letter and CV; we look forward to learning more about you.
Closing date: 16 October 2019.
We aim to build an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the populations we support, and actively seek applications from those who are marginalized and underrepresented. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
Amnesty International is renowned and respected the world over for promoting and protecting human rights. Our staff’s dedication and talent has changed and saved countless lives. As part of our Fundraising department, your work will change lives too.
About the role
Amnesty International UK are looking for a Direct Marketing Executive to join their Individual Giving Team for a period of secondment until November 2020.
In this key role, you’ll help to deliver effective direct marketing strategy – driving income for Amnesty International UK. You will provide support on a wide range of campaigns, for example: direct mail, telemarketing, social media, email and others. You will work closely with external agencies to ensure all campaigns are delivered to the highest standard, within deadlines and on budget.
To rise to the challenge, you’ll need experience of managing direct marketing campaigns, and an understanding of fundraising principles and techniques. Excellent planning and scheduling skills mean you’ll have no problem handling multiple projects, while the ability to analyse and interpret numerical/statistical data will stand you in good stead. And since you'll be building relationships with external agencies as well as other Amnesty UK staff, excellent communication skills are vital.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they are denied. Already our network of over seven million people is making a difference in almost every country in the world. Whether we are applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we are all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are enjoyed by all.
How to Apply
For further details about the role and to apply, please click the 'apply on website' button and complete an application before midday on Friday 27 September 2019.
Interviews will be held at our Shoreditch office on Tuesday 15 October 2019.
Amnesty International values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applications for flexible working will be considered.
We are looking for a passionate and experienced person to join our senior team, to lead on developing and cultivating productive partnerships and collaborations with employers, trusts, and other third sector organisations.
Future First’s portfolio of existing employer partnerships generates a significant proportion of our income, which this role will be responsible for maintaining.
Further to this, the Head of Partnerships & Development will be responsible for seeking to extend our existing portfolio, building meaningful partnerships and initiatives with new employers and professional networks, who can enable the charity to expand its already successful work through financial support, gifts in kind or other means.
In addition, this role is responsible for managing our fundraising pipeline, ensuring sufficient income is being generated to enable the organisation’s continued operations by identifying funding opportunities and responding to these by working closely with Future First colleagues on the development of compelling funding applications.
All year round or extended term time working
This exciting position will offer an experienced administrator a varied and challenging role at the heart of one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls.
Pastoral care underpins the learning process at St Paul’s and is a responsibility shared by teaching and specialist support teams. As PA, you will undertake secretarial and diary management duties for the Director of Pastoral Care, and also provide administrative support for Heads of Year, medical and well-being teams and the Parents’ Guild. You will oversee student registration processes, coordinate parents’ evenings and be the first point of contact for parents.
To apply you will have strong organisational abilities, high level communication abilities and excellent ICT skills in a range of software applications. Key attributes include a friendly, yet professional manner, and the ability both to maintain confidentiality and to handle difficult situations sensitively.
St Paul’s Girls’ School is located close to Hammersmith, with excellent transport links (zone 2). This role benefits from 5 weeks paid holiday and a contributory pension scheme; all staff enjoy excellent free lunches daily and have access to the school pool and gym facilities.
Click the apply button to be redirected to our website to apply.
Closing date: Thursday 19 September 2019, noon
Interviews: Wednesday 25 September 2019
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Create positive change in communities across the UK by developing major gifts and trusts, maximising opportunities for income generation.
The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust feels like one of the charity sector’s best kept secrets, but there is a high chance you will know, or be connected to, someone who has been part of their Fellowship Programme.
The Trust was founded with the proceeds of a national fundraising campaign, launched following Sir Winston Churchill’s death in 1965, to recognise his contribution to the nation. £2.8m was raised from the general public – equivalent to £48m today.
These donations formed an endowment that funds Churchill Fellowships, a unique programme of practical research grants. These fund ordinary people to travel the world seeking innovative solutions for today’s most pressing problems.
In-keeping with their commitment to diversify voluntary income, the Trust is looking to appoint their first Development Director, increasing income from c. £250,000 p/a to £1 million p/a, allowing them to maintain 150 Fellowships each year.
Reporting to the CEO, the Development Director will work very closely with senior leadership and trustees, who recognise their involvement in supporting fundraising. This position plays a significant role in the overall leadership and management of the organisation and will support the development and implementation of organisational strategic plans.
The Trust also has budget planned for a part-time development resource. The Development Director will have the opportunity to define and recruit this resource.
Key areas of responsibility
- Develop and implement strategic fundraising plans – prioritising major gifts, Trusts and individual giving (including legacies)
- Overall responsibility for fundraising – building and managing relationships with major donors and Trusts and managing these in a systematic manner to secure support
- Work in partnership with the Communications Director to source, create and deliver fundraising and stewardship communications
- Define the Trust’s use of Senior Volunteers by working closely with the Board and Partnerships & Communications Sub-Committee – ensuring they are inspired and motivated to help deliver income
- To act as a public face of the Trust – communicating their mission, impact and fundraising requirements at public events/conferences
- Create systems, processes and policies for an effective fundraising operation
- Senior level fundraising experience, securing six-figure gifts and multi-year philanthropic gifts
- Experience of major donor and Trust fundraising, especially partnership working
- Knowledge of individual giving and legacy programmes e.g. supporter recruitment/alumni relations
- Gravitas and charisma – able to command respect and action from a range of senior stakeholders while having the adaptability to communicate with a variety of audiences
- Experience of working in a small team/being a sole fundraiser with the confidence to work in that manner
- Candidate selection – w/c 14 October
- CEO Interviews – w/c 21 October
- Board Interviews – w/c 28 October
- Appointment – w/c 4 November
- Estimated start date – February 2020
For more information and to apply for this role, please click Apply on website and submit your CV to Naomi Carruthers at QuarterFive Fundraising Recruitment. If your experience is a good fit, we will send you a job description and arrange a briefing call or meeting that will provide you with all the information required to formally apply. QuarterFive aims to proactively support your job search, so we may also consider your details for other job vacancies to enable us to find a position that is most suitable for you.
UWS has grown significantly in the last five years with the support of a portfolio of donors that includes Trusts and Foundations, Major Donors, Corporates and other strategic partnerships. We are now looking to develop our statutory and institutional funding stream, by hiring a creative, driven and experienced Associate Director of Development who will lead the development of UWS' statutory and institutional funding, both nationally and internationally, as well as support the growth and development of the trusts and foundations income streams.
A strategic and operational role, the successful candidate will have a passion for international development and will ideally have experience securing funding at the six figure level from institutional partners, including the European Commission and DFID. You will be comfortable working to ambitious organisational funding targets and ideally have previously established a funding stream from scratch. Working closely with the Development Director and Programmes teams, this role has huge growth potential and value add to the charity's mission. An exciting role to be walking into, this position offers the opportunity to develop existing and new relationships to achieve a realistic target of £1m+ pa.
Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
Shape and initiate UWS’ focus in this area and inform funding opportunities
Develop a pipeline of new grant-makers who align with our strategic goals and mission
Lead the engagement and cultivation of new and existing donors
Lead the concept note and proposal process for all our grant applications – aiming for multi-year, six and seven figure grants from bilateral and multilateral sources
Stewardship of existing Institutional funders and partners, ensuring they are kept up to date on the impact of their support
Supporting UWS' growth and development of a portfolio of trusts and foundations by researching and establishing relationships with potential funders
Supporting the development of junior roles, as required, and undertaking other fundraising or operational tasks that are compatible with the nature of this role.
You will also have the opportunity to feed into and help develop wider fundraising strategy, to help shape our events and engagement plans and to work across the organisation to help build our fundraising capacity and capability.
A passion for the impact of education and the UWS mission
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail – with the ability to make complex information inspiring and engaging
Proven statutory fundraising experience, particularly with government funds, and direct experience of working with some of our likely target donors (for example, but not limited to, CIDA, SIDA, USAID, DFID) and a strong understanding of their requirements and processes
Confidence in bid writing for complex six- and seven-figure bids
Confidence in using project cycle management tools including log frames and theories of change
Experience of constructing comprehensive budgets and financial reports for funders
The ability to manage and prioritise multiple demands on your time
Determined, persuasive, ambitious, flexible and a proactive team player… which means you commit and deliver for the cause
Willing to (occasionally) jump on a plane to Cambodia, Myanmar or Nepal to visit our projects, or even our funders!
Experience of leading teams and establishing cross-organisational ways of working
Experience of fundraising for educational causes is an advantage
Experience of communicating remotely with teams around the world
Oak Foundation – Director, Housing and Homelessness Programme
About Oak Foundation:
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 and North America, Oak Foundation makes grants to organisations located in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
About the Housing and Homelessness Programme
In Oak Foundation’s Housing and Homelessness Programme, we focus on preventing homelessness by funding sustainable solutions that improve the economic and social wellbeing of marginalised youth, adults and families. We have three priorities: promoting economic well-being; increasing the availability and supply of affordable housing; and preventing homelessness. Grants within the programme are wide-ranging in size. We partner with organisations working both nationally and locally in Boston, New York and Philadelphia in the United States and in London, Belfast, South Wales, Glasgow, Bristol and Birmingham in the United Kingdom. Within each location, we aim to fund projects relevant to the three priorities. In addition, we have adopted specific objectives that recognise particular issues in some of the localities where we make grants.
Purpose of the role
We are now seeking a director to lead our Housing and Homelessness Programme and team.
Main responsibilities include:
- leading strategic planning, implementation and review;
- managing the housing and homelessness team and grant portfolio; and
- leading field building activities, including network development, funder relationships, convenings and collaborative projects, and representing Oak Foundation externally.
- strong demonstrated understanding of issues related to housing and homelessness, and ideally relevant networks;
- proven team management and strategic leadership experience at a senior level; and
- ability and willingness to listen and learn, humility and a sense of humour.
Location: Oak Foundation’s UK office
Reporting to: President, Oak Foundation
Type of contract: Full-time, permanent
How to apply
Application deadline: 9am BST on Friday 18th October 2019. For further information and to apply, please click on 'Apply on Website' and quote reference 4254.
The salary is competitive with the seniority of the appointment. You must have the right to live and work in the UK for this role.
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The Women’s Equality Party is seeking an experienced and ambitious, senior fundraiser to drive income from individuals and through events. We are at a pivotal point in our growth and need to develop our fundraising strategy to ensure we are maximising on all income generating opportunities. The post is for 4 days a week.
You will have exceptional face to face skills alongside the ability to develop and operationalise our Fundraising Strategy. You will build and strengthen key relationships with existing and potential High Net Worth Individual donors and work to increase income from our regular supporters and members. Through leading our crowdfunding campaigns and stewarding and expanding our vital network of supporters you will help WE continue to grow and deliver our ambitious campaign and election strategies. To achieve all this, you will be keen to develop our systems and processes to support the Fundraising Strategy,
This role presents an exciting and unique opportunity for the post-holder to make it their own. The Party’s central office is a small, dynamic team and as well as three direct reports, you will work closely with our communications and campaigns staff. This will suit someone passionate about equality, self-driven and with an impressive track record of raising funds.
WE are looking for:
- Experience and demonstrable track record in growing income from one or more income streams including experience in mid-level and / or major donor fundraising
- Experience of developing and managing relationships with prospective and existing donors and of developing and stewarding donor journeys
- The ability to maximise on income through bringing together membership and fundraising strategies
- Ability to work within a target driven environment, to work effectively as part of a team and on your own initiative
- Experience of developing and implementing at least one of the following:
- fundraising strategy,
- appeal strategy and / or
- events strategy
- Excellent interpersonal relationship building skills demonstrated through the ability to deliver exceptional donor care and the ability to command respect at all levels, network and communicate the vision of the Women’s Equality Party to a wide variety of stakeholders
- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to write compelling proposals, pitches and / or appeals for support and donor reports
- Ability to be an inspiring, motivating and effective team leader and play a key leadership role as a member of the Senior Management Team
- Experience of line management and ability to develop a small team, which will include managing those with direct line reports
- Knowledge of, and commitment to, the aims and values of the Women’s Equality Party
- Knowledge of the principles of major donor and individual giving fundraising
- Understanding of the rules and restrictions for political fundraising
- Able and willing to work occasional unsocial hours and outside of normal office hours as required
To apply for this role, please submit to us:
- an up-to-date CV, with examples of fundraising targets you have achieved
- a supporting statement addressing the requirements of the person specification (maximum two sides),
- an equal opportunities monitoring form (optional)
Please submit applications no later than 23.59pm on Monday 30th September. Interviews will be held the week commencing 7th October 2019
The Women’s Equality Party values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. In relation to this post we particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates as these communities are under-represented within WEP at this level.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Britain Yearly Meeting is setting up a Britain-wide network of local development teams to support Quaker communities. Over the next three to five years, we will be placing workers within reach of every Quaker community in Britain – a key part of our plans to help Quaker communities thrive and to reinvigorate Quakerism.
Our new Head of Local Development will manage the rollout of local development workers and team leaders and support other staff and local Quakers to work seamlessly with them in providing support for meetings. As part of our Operational Managers’ Team, you will also have shared responsibility for the overall delivery of our work.
We’re looking for an experienced project manager to lead this programme of change. You will have experience of building and managing dispersed teams, and of reshaping work to be more responsive to the needs of our beneficiaries. You will also possess strong communication skills.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term post for three years.
Alongside the opportunity to transform the experience of Quakers across Britain, we offer a generous benefits package.
For details of how to apply, please visit our website via the 'apply' button.
Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 23 September 2019
Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.
Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.
Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.
The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, a trusted, independent local charity with a 10-year record of success, is searching for a dynamic new Director to lead us through an exciting period as we look to significantly grow our work across the borough.
Since 2008, we’ve been bringing together charities, individuals, businesses and schools to address local disadvantage. In that time, we’ve raised almost £13 million, with £6 million specifically supporting local, grassroots charities and £7 million raised in response to the tragedy at Grenfell Tower.
We’ve seen the transformative impact of our work in the borough but there’s so much more to do. We’re looking for someone who shares our ambition, possesses exceptional skills, gravitas and experience, who will lead and inspire our small team and work closely with our Board of Trustees to scale up our programmes as we enter our next important phase.
Our unparalleled local relationships and in-depth understanding of our borough mean that we are uniquely placed to identify issues which disadvantage local people. We have big ambitions to significantly raise the level of funds, building on our track record which is most recently and notably illustrated in our role in relation to Grenfell.
As well as raising funds and other in-kind resources, we inspire change by sharing our ideas and research and through partnerships. We work closely with our local charity partners and with input from local people to ensure the funding we raise is used to best effect and goes where it’s needed most. Our current focus is on supporting children and young people, enhancing skills and employment and combating isolation and loneliness.
Key Responsibilities of the role
- Setting strategic direction with the Board of Trustees and staff team
- Increasing our annual turnover with a diversified and sustainable fundraising strategy
- Sustaining and strengthening our position as a leading organisation in the borough through effective media and by representing us at meetings and events
- Identifying, building and maintaining strategic partnerships which will further our work to improve local lives
- Leading on disseminating our new brand (currently in development)
- Leading on our highly regarded grant-making programmes
- Providing dynamic leadership to our team so they are able to perform to the highest level
- Attending, supporting and answering to the Board of Trustees at four meetings annually
- Overseeing all operational activities and monitoring and reporting to the Board on performance against objectives
To apply for this position, please carefully read the attached role profile and submit your CV and a supporting statement that fully addresses the appointment criteria (maximum 2 pages of A4). Please also include the names and contact details of two referees who will only be contacted once your permission has been granted.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 19 September at 5pm
First Round Interviews: Friday 4 October
Final Interviews: tbc
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.
NB Shortlisted candidates may be required to undertake additional assessment before or after the final interview.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Marie Curie’s mission has never been more important. In 2017-18, thanks to our generous supporters, over 40,000 people nearing the end of their lives received hands-on care in their homes or in a Marie Curie Hospice. However, many more people in the UK die without receiving all the care and support they need. Marie Curie is determined to ensure that everyone has the appropriate support at the end of their lives.
With a new Chief Executive recently appointed and an exciting new strategy and plan in fundraising approved, the charity is looking for a Director of Individual Giving & Loyalty to play a critical role in raising more funds to ensure even more people get the best possible end of life experience they can have.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Fundraising and Engagement and working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Individual Giving & Loyalty will be responsible for deepening our connections with existing supporters and help Marie Curie engage with new audiences to grow income.
This is a big role and the successful candidate will need to possess energy, ambition and exceptional leadership and creative skills. The ability to inspire and motivate Marie Curie’s fundraising teams to achieve ambitious fundraising targets and to maximise talent and resources is a must. Marie Curie needs a leader who can build on existing success and maintain excellent standards of supporter experience that put the supporter at the heart of all their fundraising activities.
The successful candidate must have a proven track record in delivering sustained results and of working at a senior and strategic level, including previous extensive experience of leading large-scale direct marketing and public fundraising functions.
S/he must also possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, excellent judgment and decision-making abilities and a genuine commitment to the work of Marie Curie.
For an informal conversation prior to applying to this role, please contact Anton Packheiser +44 (0) 7749 858597 or Suzie Spooner on +44 (0) 7960 932 315.
PLEASE NOTE: We will be shortlisting as we received applications, so please apply early to register your interest.
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 2nd October, 9.00am GMT.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is looking for an inspirational senior leader and team player to lead and develop the two largest sources of BHF fundraising income: legacies and individual giving.
BHF is a highly effective charity that is well-respected nationally and internationally. Their life-saving research saves tens of thousands of lives in the UK each year alone – and enhances the lives of many more. They have a big job on their hands – heart and circulatory diseases cause one in four deaths in the UK.
This is a fabulous opportunity to join a world-class fundraising team in one of the UK’s largest charities with an exciting challenge to protect and build on the success of legacy and individual giving and to identify new income and engagement opportunities.
As the Director of Legacies and Individual Giving you will be responsible for inspiring a high-performing ambitious culture across fundraising teams to achieve shared targets and will work closely with BHF’s brand and marketing teams and ensure that supporters remain at the heart of all decision-making. You will be a pivotal member of the Fundraising Leadership Team and play a key role in the overall management and strategy of the Fundraising Directorate and across the BHF. You will be directly responsible for 35 staff and £18m of expenditure.
The BHF are looking for candidates who can engage and motivate staff and volunteers and help them achieve joint organisational objectives. You will need to have excellent communication skills with the ability to form effective relationships and establish trust and respect with a wide variety of groups and individuals internally and externally.
Alongside exceptional project management capabilities, you will have experience of managing large teams across a range of mass-market, public fundraising or direct marketing disciplines; a track record in developing successful and innovative fundraising products; and proven ability in managing significant growth and exceeding final targets. You will also need to have significant experience in marketing, digital and brand integration across a broad product portfolio.
If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to help the BHF beat heartbreak from the world’s biggest killers, then find out more details by clicking though to our recruitment pack.
British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.
PLEASE NOTE: We will be shortlisting as we receive applications, so please apply early to register your interest.
Please do not apply using the apply button below.AAW is acting as an employment agency advisor to the British Heart Foundation on this appointment.Please apply by submitting a copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter, not exceeding one page, highlighting your suitability for the position and why you are interested.
For an informal conversation prior to applying to this role, please contact Anton Packheiser +44 (0) 7749 858597 or Quinton Seemann at +44 (0) 7948 543765.
Prospectus is delighted to be supporting a progressive fund-raising disability charity to recruit for a new Director of Finance and Resources. This fantastic organisation raise money for their member charities and other grassroots organisations that help improve lives across London.
This is a critical and exciting time for the organisation, with new leadership in place and a growth plan underway to ensure their sustainability and impact. The charity is in the process of undertaking a brand overhaul to reflect their passion and professionalism and to engage new audiences, and will be launching their new name and brand in October 2019. Crucially, a new strategy is underway which will offer a step-change in their capacity to change lives
The Director of Finance and Resources is responsible for all financial management. This role presents an opportunity for a seasoned charity finance executive looking for a new challenge in an innovative organisation, or an exciting entry to the charity sector for a private sector executive looking to change career and work in a dynamic and high performance organisation. It is a strategic and operational role, leading finance, HR, IT and all office/ organisational management, working closely with the Chief Executive.
The successful candidate needs to be able to provide inspirational leadership and direction in the financial management of the organisation, as well as in all other areas of organisational support. As a key member of the Executive Team, the Director of Finance and Resources is expected to support the development and implementation of the organisation’s strategy, financial modelling and forecasting.
Experience and attributes to include:
-Significant experience in finance, IT and operations.
-Experience of leading teams, ideally in an outcomes-focused organisation.
-Experience of line managing finance functions, ideally including growth and scale.
-Experience of producing and managing budgets with diverse income streams and expenditure.
-Experience of developing and managing finance systems and of implementing financial policies, processes and controls.
-Experience of working with Boards and/ or Executive Teams and the presentation of financial information at this level.
-Solutions-focused and willing to roll-up sleeves in a small team.
-Confident with the desire to work in a dynamic environment.
-Professional accountancy qualification (Desirable).
To apply, please upload your CV in Word format and include a supporting statement as part of your application, addressing your experience in relation to the key points on the person specification, which should be no longer than 2 sides of A4.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis therefore candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.
A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted applications. As part of the selection process candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.
If shortlisted by Prospectus and selected for interview with the charity, interviews are planned to take place on the dates below:
Panel Interviews (1st stage): 2nd, 4th and 7th October
Panel Interviews (2nd stage): 14th October