Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in nine countries worldwide. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential. We are looking for a committed Communications & Supporter Relations Manager to spread the word about the great work Oasis does, in a cohesive and inspiring way, as part of our wider income generating strategy.
This post will work as part of the Oasis Communications and Fundraising team, who support the delivery of the Oasis Group strategy, to develop brand profile and secure sustainable income streams across the group’s charities.
This role is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to:
- help form and deliver a cohesive message about Oasis’ global work that is well-communicated across our internal and external audiences
- act as the day-to-day lead on developing strong funding propositions that generate exposure, secure media coverage and support funding development.
- manage our websites and social media
- develop an understanding of our supporters, their journey with us and be able to evaluate the effectiveness of our fundraising asks, with the aim to grow our supporter base.
This role sits within a small strategic core team, with work spanning the communications function and linked to that, growing our valued supporter base. In return for your commitment and hard work, Oasis can offer:
- A competitive starting salary, with opportunities to progress with experience
- 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays), rising to 30 days after 2 years of service.
- A non-contributory defined benefit pension scheme with 7% Employer contributions.
- Flexible working practices and family friendly policies.
- A supportive working environment with a focus on staff development and wellbeing.
Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
To request a job information pack, including an application form please download the documents from this page or contact Oasis UK for further information. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.
Closing date for applications is: Midday, Monday 14th October 2019
Initial interviews will be held on Thursday 24th October 2019 at Oasis National Office.
Oasis supports Equal Opportunities Employment
Permanent, full time post, 40 hours per week, inclusive of breaks
Salary: £34,514 per annum (Including London Weighting)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Want to drive digital transformation at a thriving national education charity? We at the PSHE Association – a membership body for teachers and schools – want to support our members in new and innovative ways, while continuing to grow our network and influence. Digital solutions will be central to this, so we’re looking for an experienced, talented individual to lead this work.
Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education is the school curriculum subject through which pupils learn about health, relationships, economic wellbeing and careers. PSHE lessons cover some of the most pressing issues facing young people today including sex and relationships, mental health, negotiating life online, challenging extremism and radicalisation and preparing for a volatile jobs market.
The PSHE Association is the national body for PSHE education. A charity and membership organisation, the Association works to improve PSHE education standards by supporting a national community of over 25,000 teachers and schools with resources, training and advice.
It is a very exciting time for an experienced digital professional to join our friendly team. PSHE education is taught in most schools, but recent statutory changes mean that all schools will soon be required to teach key elements of PSHE relating to health and relationships to a high standard. We want to support our growing membership network to make the most of this huge opportunity by providing them with new and innovative digital solutions.
Main purpose of the role
PSHE education will be compulsory in all schools from September 2020 and to support schools we are embarking on an ambitious programme of digital development and transformation. We want to better service our growing network with new digital products, including increased access to digital teaching resources, guidance, online training and advice, and to recruit new members to this network.
We require an experienced Digital Product Manager to lead these initiatives, working closely with digital agencies and staff team to manage complex projects to time and budget.
Our members are the heart of what we do as an organisation, so their needs must be at the heart of our digital development. Therefore, the successful applicant must have skills and experience in establishing user needs and translating these into deliverable products and services, employing strong methodology in effective project management.
- successfully managing digital development projects including management of website development, digital resource and content development, preferably including experience of online learning solutions and digital teaching resources
- experience of user interface and development of user experience.
- experience of establishing user needs (e.g. via user testing/focus groups/analytics) and translating these into deliverable products and services.
- An understanding of agile methodology and how to apply the agile mindset to all aspects of their work.
- An understanding of the different phases of product delivery and ability to contribute to, plan and run these.
- Ability to understand and identify problems, and identify appropriate solutions
- Ability to use a range of product management principles and approaches.
- Ability to capture and understand user needs, and translate them into deliverables.
- Ability to translate project vision into prioritised deliverable goals.
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of user-centred design, technology and data perspectives.
- Ability to effectively manage external agencies and resources, while working effectively with colleagues
- Analytics tracking and reporting skills, and an eye for detail
- Communication skills, including tailoring communications and clearly presenting complex information to various audiences
- Facilitation and presentation skills – the ability to facilitate user-testing and information sharing sessions with users, colleagues and external agencies, and present findings to colleagues and other stakeholders
- knowledge of principles of user research and how to apply it
- strong understanding of agile working.
- understanding of design principles and practice (particularly general UI/X best practices).
- innovative and a self-starter with the ability to think and act strategically, alongside strong technical knowledge and expertise.
- Collaborative and collegiate approach
- Support for the aims and values of the PSHE Association, including an appreciation for education that prepares children and young people for life
The salary will be on the scale £38,000-£42,000 p.a. (depending on experience).
Terms and conditions
- This post is offered on a full time basis and will be based at our offices in central London.
- The contract will be for one year.
- Holiday entitlement is 25 days per year.
- Applicants will be eligible to join the PSHE Association workplace pension scheme.
To apply, please provide a CV listing your academic and employment history and key achievements, along with a covering letter setting out why you are applying for this role, and how your skills and experience match the attributes set out in the job description and person specification.
Apply by 9am on Wednesday 25 September 2019 with the subject line ‘Application for Digital Product Manager role’.
Interviews will be held at our Head Office in London on Monday 30 September with possible second interviews on Friday 4 October. We hope that the successful applicant will come into post as soon as possible but understand many applicants will have notice periods to serve if they accept a post with us.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people. Please note on your application if you have requirements for the interview(s).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
IT Business Analyst
Location: Moorgate, London
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £35,000 - 40,000 per annum (including London weighting)
Do you want to help us transform how we use technology at the British Red Cross to tackle pressing humanitarian challenges such as supporting refugees, helping people live independently at home, responding to national emergencies like Grenfell and transforming the experience we offer our volunteers?
To help us do that, we're looking for an IT focused Business Analyst who will act as the primary liaison between the end user community and the technical development team to deliver on a number of IT projects and achieve measurable outcomes for people in crisis.
What you will be doing
As an IT Business Analyst you will be responsible for eliciting, analysing, validating, specifying, verifying, and managing the business needs of the project stakeholders, including customers and end users.
You will work closely with business units, subject matter experts and technical resources to identify business needs, define priorities, develop requirements and manage the development effort to completion.
What we are looking for
You should be a driven, motivated and experienced Business Analyst who has experience of working closely with project management, development and testing teams, you should have:
* Experience of monitoring and managing project scope, managing stakeholder expectations and change management.
* Experience of leading internal stakeholder teams.
* Experience of utilising a variety of Business Analysis techniques including; requirements analysis, user stories, and process flow diagrams.
You will be process-oriented with sound judgment, attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through.
You will have the ability to produce a prioritised set of functional requirements; granular and testable user focused requirements that could be used as inputs when creating a functional specification.
You will also have produced a prioritised set of user needs; high-level statements of what the potential users want to achieve - verified through data and user research.
Meet the team
The Information and Digital Technology directorate (I&DT) are responsible for developing and delivering information and digital services that enable our staff and volunteers to support people in crisis across the UK and internationally. We are at the beginning of an exciting period of change. Our digital and information strategy seeks to transform the way we use technology to support our people and to deliver services.
The directorate is passionate and focused on creating an IT infrastructure, innovative applications and services that supports the transformation to a digital culture.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 18th of September 2019 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within the British Red Cross you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.
Connecting human kindness with human crisis
Are you looking to gain practical technology project experience within a collaborative, non-profit working environment? Do you have exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills, with a desire to assist some of our large scale Technology improvements?
If so, you could be the Technology projects Intern we're looking for.
About the opportunity
We're looking for a Technology Projects Intern to assist our delivery teams in undertaking some large scale technology deployment projects, including a major IT Operating System upgrade. You'll gain experience across a wide range of areas including business change management, process optimisation, stakeholder management and deployment planning.
We're currently undergoing a sizeable transformation across all areas across the BHF, with technology at the heart of many of these changes and improvements, all to ensure that the organisation can achieve our ambitious strategic goals.
You'll provide hand-on support across a wide variety of activities within the Technology team. You'll get some direct experience of working in a Technology department at one of the UKs largest charities, where you'll have the chance to enhance your skill set and experience, using your abilities where it can make the most impact.
During your time here you'll gain:
* Exposure to the full delivery lifecycle across a portfolio of projects and products
* An understanding of the core project management disciplines and skills required
* Familiarity with both Prince2 and Agile methodologies
* Development of your technical skills through the troubleshooting of technical issues and problems and provisioning a variety of technology devices for staff
* Coordination and planning experience, through the delivery of equipment and services
* Building interpersonal skills as they will work with (and support) staff at different levels, and collaborate with colleagues
You'll be working with subject matter experts across the teams to support them with their current workload, but you'll also:
* Assist Programme and Project Managers and Team / Work stream leads with the production and maintenance of project planning and scheduling
* Develop and maintain documentation filing, recording and reporting systems using the SharePoint portal
* Act as the secretariat for meetings and boards; scheduling and administration of meetings, co-ordination and distribution of the agenda and taking minutes, notes and actions
You'll be supported throughout the 12 months by a close-knit team, helping you to develop practical skills in stakeholder management and organisational change that will provide a fantastic platform to help define your career. We can offer flexible working and a chance to become involved in wider organisational activities within both Retail and Events.
You'll have a positive 'can-do' attitude and flexible approach, and be a motivated, self-starter who can easily prioritise and manage workloads
You'll also have:
* Exceptional organisational skills
* A process-driven approach with strong attention to detail
* Able to interpret and expand on a brief
* Confident presentation skills, being comfortable working with others to produce content
* Strong communication skills, both in writing and verbally
* The ability to work effectively as part of a 'virtual' team
* The ability to use initiative, recognise issues as they arise and deal with them in a timely manner
In return you'll get hands on experience within a large IT team and a supportive working environment with a variety of activities from softball and yoga to bake-offs and many more.
We research all heart and circulatory diseases and the things that cause them. Heart disease, Stroke, Vascular Dementia, Diabetes and many more. All connected, all under siege. Because our research is the promise of future cures and treatments.
How to apply
To apply for this opportunity click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your motivation for applying; how this opportunity fits with future aspirations; and what you would bring to the table.
Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract
Early application is encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications.
British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.
In this new role of Digital Delivery Lead, you will be responsible for managing and implementing the digital transformation roadmap of our digital solutions to provide the solutions needed to our volunteers & employees, customers, supporters and learners.
About the Role
St John Ambulance is the leading first aid charity in the UK, focused on delivering its new 2022 strategy. Our charitable and operational functions are supported by a large digital product portfolio; many of these products are legacy systems, siloed to each business unit. Our recently established digital transformation leadership have set out an ambitious digital transformation roadmap in line with our 2022 strategy to update, integrate and replace these systems.
We currently have an excess of 55 digital products. In this new role of Digital Programme Delivery Lead, you will be responsible for managing and implementing the digital transformation roadmap of our digital solutions to provide the solutions needed to our volunteers & employees, customers, supporters and learners.
Working in partnership with senior leaders, you will create a digital-first approach to deliver our strategy and objectives and to continually improve the user experience for our people & customers and transition our management and delivery
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click to apply)
As an outstanding digital programme leader, you will be responsible for leading the planning and rollout of new or enhanced products and digital/web-based platforms. You must, therefore, have demonstrable experience in managing large scale digital projects and working with senior stakeholders to deliver the best in-kind solutions, managing a portfolio of projects. You will also have strong experience working within structured environments such as Agile.
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.
We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.
You will receive:
- Competitive salary & pension scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
- Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.
Interview Date: 25 & 30 September 2019
Closing Date: 20 September 2019
The MEL Manager is a crucial part of Hand in Hand International's programmes team, with primary responsibility for leading monitoring, evaluation and learning activities relating to the organisation's programmes in Kenya, Tanzania and Afghanistan. You will also support project design as needed, working closely with colleagues across the Hand in Hand network.
This is a Maternity Cover post for 9 months with possibility of extension of up to 12 months.
About Hand in Hand International
Where others see poverty Hand in Hand sees grassroots entrepreneurs, full of energy and potential. We help channel their skills and ideas into jobs. They find a way out of poverty.
Since 2003, across a network stretching from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Hand in Hand has helped create or improve some 4 million jobs 90 percent of them for women. We focus on women because they face unique barriers to starting an enterprise and generating an income. At the same time, for every dollar they earn, they spend 90 cents on their families and communities. We work in four key stages. First we create community groups, made up mainly of women, who support each other, save together and learn together. Then we train them in enterprise and vocational skills, to help them start or develop small businesses that make use of their skills and potential. Next we provide access to microloans that are always paid back thanks to support from the group. Finally we help scale up members' businesses and take them to bigger markets, which in turn benefits their families and communities.
-Provide advice to the Head of Programmes, CEO and other colleagues on monitoring and evaluation systems and operations
-Support all proposals and project agreements to ensure they contain adequate and accurately budgeted MEL & research components
-Work with Hand in Hand network partners to adapt and rollout the organisational theory of change and results framework.
-Participate in conceptualising and designing cost-effective, innovative and high-quality programmes
-Monitor, assess and report on the quality and relevance of data collected to ascertain the outcome, impact and sustainability of our programmes and projects
-Advise, support and build capacity of M&E colleagues across the Hand in Hand network
-Lead the development of M&E plans for all projects (including research projects)
-Provide support to independent evaluators including: reviewing inception reports, tools and methods.
-Lead in the development of data collection tools and support piloting and rollout of tools by network partners in country.
-Lead in streamlining data collection and reporting processes deepening use of ICT in country offices
-Lead in reviewing all evaluation reports (internal and external), research reports and other documents produced for projects before finalisation
-Lead research proposal development
-Provide advice and support on digital data collection and analysis tools
-Support and advise on an ICT transformation project that will transform data collection systems including aligning with organisational results framework.
-Support the development of programme logframes, project implementation plans
-Lead in extracting and consolidating evidence and learning from our evaluations, projects and programmes and provide feedback to project and other teams on lessons learned
-Advocate and promote the integration of learning and good data capture, analysis and reporting across the Hand in Hand network
-Organise and deliver training on MEL for staff, in-house and for network partners as needed
Skills and Experience required:
-Strong experience within a similar position or with experience in the design and implementation of MEL in complex projects implemented by national/international NGOs/governments;
-Experience in managing or conducting project evaluations
-Experience in analysing data and using statistical software
-Experience in facilitating training
-Experience in working with international teams and within matrix management systems
-Experience of carrying out MEL tasks in non UK settings and working with local teams
-Experience of working with senior staff to advocate for improved MEL systems across the organisation including with partners
-Experience in developing Theories of Change, Logframes and M&E plans at organisational and programme level
-Excellent knowledge on MEL within the development sector - with an ability to think both strategically and operationally around the introduction and implementation of appropriate tools, processes and strategies;
-Understanding of implementation of new systems relating to MEL
-Excellent ability to identify capacity building needs and lead trainings and capacity building workshops;
-Excellent networking skills, including an abi
Two year fixed-term contract
Based at Counting House, London Bridge
What the job involves
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing and dynamic UK charities in a transformational and critical role.
You will be responsible for leading the strategic transformation of our data systems and architecture to support our organisational objectives. Your primary focus will be to optimise our CRM ecosystem, making it faster to deliver, and easier to share, data driven insights across our organisation to optimise engagement with our customers.
What we want from you
You will have a strong technical background from software development, engineering and technical operations and will provide strategies to improve user end customer experience and product development. You will optimise the configuration of our current software applications, systems and processes via interfaces and integration, and by identifying, implementing and integrating new business solutions.
You will be self-motivated and equally comfortable working on your own or part of a wider project group. You will be a critical and strategic thinker with a strong customer focus and the experience of driving change to address changing business needs.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are key, as is the ability to build collaborative working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. You able to prioritise a demanding workload, achieve strict deadlines and drive work across multiple teams where required.
Why work for us?
If you want to work in an exciting, energetic and sociable environment then Prostate Cancer UK is the charity for you. We have a simple ambition – to stop men dying from prostate cancer and everyone in our organisation is united and driven to achieve this. This role is key to achieving that ambition and if you want to make a real difference to the lives of men and their families, then this is the job for you!
Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and support, we can make prostate cancer a disease the next generation of men need not fear. Be part of a team that will put an end to prostate cancer being a killer.
The support we’ll provide
Join our team and you’ll be working at an award-winning charity that will help you learn, develop your skills and expertise, and achieve your highest aspirations. We provide everything you’d expect from a professional organisation – competitive benefits package, contributory pension scheme, life insurance, childcare vouchers, and season ticket loan – but much more besides. Work with us and you’ll see your efforts pay off as we fight for a better future for men.
Closing date: 6th October 2019.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Prostate Cancer UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland
Whatever our wonderful supporters want to achieve for Guts UK, you will be their safe, supportive pair of hands. And most of all you will love it when you finally meet the triumphant supporter at their finishing line, full of pride and joy at their achievement. This is what fuels you as a fundraiser.
Guts UK’s vision is of a world where digestive disorders are better understood, better treated and everyone who lives with one gets the support they need.It is an exciting time to join us. We are a small but committed and passionate team working out of two offices in London and Yorkshire. Guts UK is ready to put digestive health on the map. We are looking for new colleagues who can see the size of our ambition, share our vision and who are ready to use their experience, skills and energy in achieving a high level of income that will enable this transformation to happen. Could that be you?
We are now focusing on the recruitment of an experienced Events and Community Fundraiser to help us develop our portfolio of opportunities for supporters. You will already know the charity event marketplace well and will be able to see the potential for Guts UK.
When people find a charity they are passionate about, they want to belong. You will be the kind of fundraiser who relishes the opportunity to build the relationship, instantly recognising and reacting to their desire to belong. You will need to know how to connect and be adept at building relationships utilising all forms of social media equally as well as good old-fashioned telephone calls. You will be brilliant at detail and data, and will have an understanding that the small, personal touches truly count. You will be an energetic individual and an enthusiastic lead for the whole team come event time, ensuring everyone and everything is prepared so that our supporters can do their best for Guts UK come the race, run, ride, Tough Mudder or swim.
It goes without saying that you must be able to demonstrate empathy with our cause in your daily work but the ideal candidate to join our team is one who has a genuine interest or connection to digestive health. This drives growth in your role and always shines through to supporters.
- Work in conjunction with the CEO to develop and implement the Guts UK Community and Events Fundraising Strategy to grow income streams
- Develop a stand-out Guts UK community fundraising programme, identify and cultivate relationships with key supporters, stakeholders, suppliers and their networks to maximise value from their events, activities and contacts
- Maximise Guts UK’s participation, portfolio and net proceeds from mass participation challenge events, identifying and introducing new events to the charity’s fundraising calendar
- Take the lead on identifying and recruiting fundraising supporters and sponsors
- Act as the first point of contact between potential supporters and the charity, be confident in engaging and motivating enquirers to become active supporters
- Working closely with the Fundraising Administrator deliver exemplary donor and supporter stewardship to achieve supporter retention
- Encourage and enable supporters to meet their fundraising aims, by promoting events, providing support and guidance, resources and materials
- Publish and celebrate our fundraisers’ successes through PR and social media to encourage greater uptake.
- Take full responsibility for maintaining accurate and up to date records on the charity’s database (RE NXT) including report writing and analysis
- Be an ambassador and speaker for Guts UK
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Build excellent relationships with supporters, finding out their motivations for supporting us and empowering them to raise money in the way they want to grow income for Guts UK.
- Provide community supporters with fundraising materials and promotion to maximise their events or activities
- Develop, constantly update and provide key Guts UK materials needed to promote events and run fundraising campaigns and events, keeping track of merchandise and promotional materials
- Develop relationships at national, regional and local levels with community groups, organisations and businesses to recruit new donors and supporters and to encourage fundraising
- Focus proactively on building an ‘M62 Gut Club’ establishing reciprocal community support via clinics and hospitals reaching new audiences, raising the profile of Guts UK within the local areas and recruiting new donors and fundraisers
- Ensure that fundraising activity is implemented and managed locally and cost-effectively by leading the development of groups and volunteers across the region
- Monitor all fundraising activities from conception to completion and ensure they comply with the Fundraising Regulator Codes of Practice
- Identify existing and new national, regional and local mass participation events that Guts UK can and should access such as runs, cycle events
- Build a plan and budget for these events to maximise net gain for the charity, focused on proactive recruitment, not dependent on just our existing database but identifying and recruiting from new audiences
- Meet agreed targets for events, both individual events held by supporters and events where places are purchased by the charity and ROI needs to be optimised, such as Yorkshire Marathon, London Marathon, Ride London and Great North Run
- Attend all key events with Guts UK Teams, lead on all organisation and be able to physically lift Guts UK materials as needed
- Represent the charity at key events hosted by community and corporate supporters to ensure participants are well supported and appreciated on the day
- Work to strict deadlines to ensure that fundraising activity is widely promoted and the success of fundraisers is celebrated to encourage greater take-up of fundraising activities
- Showcase the work of the charity, speaking confidently at events about our work to connect fundraisers to our cause and encourage fundraising
- Analyse outcomes of fundraising events against targets and for continuous improvement
- Create and promote fundraising events and community initiatives in the press, via our website and across all digital and social media for the recruitment of new supporters and to raise awareness of Guts UK
- Create and contribute fundraising content including stories, images and quotes for email newsletters and marketing campaigns
- Ensure online giving pages and social media channels are fully utilised by supporters and income from them are accurately reported
- Project Guts UK positively, clearly, accurately and ‘on message’ in all written and spoken communication
- Maintain, develop and update the charity’s fundraising section of the website
- Be responsible for coordinating with external organisers and suppliers to ensure appropriate publicity materials are sourced for events
- Participate in the day to day work of the organisation such as reporting, attending meetings as required, and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks
- Support and train colleagues with answering fundraising phone calls and enquiries
- Attend events to present and promote the work of the Guts UK to potential supporters
- Participate in staff training and appraisals for the role
- Accept any other reasonable request commensurate with the role of Events and Community Fundraiser
Person Specification (all criteria are essential unless otherwise indicated)
Demonstrate experience in:
- Leading and growing regional community fundraising
- Delivering successful fundraising events and activities within community and events programmes, preferably in a medical research charities
- Effective marketing campaigns
- Building successful relationships with all types of donors and supporters
- Generating and implementing fundraising ideas
- Public-speaking, giving presentations and talking and networking at events
- Using a database from inputting, day to day maintenance and interrogation through to report writing, list selection, data analysis and GDPR legal compliance
- Be an excellent communicator with strong persuasive skills, both verbally and in writing. Confident in face to face meetings as well as giving presentations and talks to a wide variety of audiences.
- Demonstrate an ability to manage and motivate yourself, whilst still working collaboratively with colleagues across two offices or remotely.
- Be capable in and commitment to digital communication channels
- Be data driven and committed to data integrity maintaining records of all results versus targets, income and expenditure, trend analysis, risk and opportunity monitoring
- Have the ability to juggle competing priorities
Attributes and Approach
- Enthusiastic, energetic, driven to succeed with a professional and passionate approach to your work
- Flexible, tenacious and resilient with a positive attitude.
- Thrive on achieving targets.
- Innovative, creative, able to identify and act on new opportunities
- Genuine interest in our cause that motivates and inspires
- Proactive self-starter, can work alone or as part of a team
- Degree level is desirable though not essential. A’Levels or equivalent as a minimum.
- Up to date knowledge of charity law, fundraising practice and actively engaged with national fundraising marketplace
- Thorough knowledge of and active user of IT (MS Office), Wordpress website management, and all social media platforms
- Knowledge of Institute of Fundraising Codes of Fundraising Practice and legal framework of event management and fundraising ethics (including GDPR and tax effective giving)
- A current membership of the Institute of Fundraising is desirable
- Be willing to work in a small (but growing) team, often virtually across two offices
- Able and willing to work flexibly and outside ‘office hours’, evenings and weekends when required with some occasional overnight stays
- Able and willing to travel to London base and nationwide to events as required
- A full UK driving licence is desirable though not essential
Guts UK reserves the right to alter the content of this job description, after consultation to reflect changes to the job or services provided without altering the general character or level of responsibility. The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and may change to meet the needs of the organisation.
If you have a disability which means you are unable to meet some of the job requirements, specifically, because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.
You must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to bring the original documentation that proves your right to work in the UK.
We look forward to hearing from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
I CAN is the leading children’s communications charity in the UK. Communication is crucial. The key fundamental life skill for children is the ability to communicate. It directly impacts on their ability to learn, to develop friendships and their overall chances in life.
I CAN is an £8m turnover charity employing 180-200 staff across three main sites in central London, Surrey and the East Midlands, as well as a range of home workers. We run two Ofsted outstanding special schools, deliver a range of speech and language communications programmes, develop and distribute support to children with delayed language in schools, children’s centres and nurseries, manage The Communication Trust consortium of over 50 children’s charities and deliver parental support initiatives such as our Enquiry Line.
This is a maternity cover position for a period of 12 months and will operate as part of a team of two HR Advisors, where your role will be to offer support and professional advice to managers and staff on all areas of human resource management.
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, who is also a qualified HR practitioner, your workload will be varied and interesting and will involve coaching and supporting line managers on a range of staff management issues, supporting recruitment campaigns, overseeing the administration of the outsourced payroll, delivering training interventions around line manager and personal development skills and supporting the Director to deliver HR improvement activities and projects.
To undertake this role, you will need to demonstrate:
- Experience of an HR generalist role. This could be as an HR Advisor or on delivering HR advisory services as part of a shared services team.
- CIPD qualification or be qualified through experience.
- A good working knowledge of employment law in England.
- Some experience on improving HR services.
- Experience in one or more of the following: learning and development, pay and benefits, recruitment, payroll administration/liaison, HR management information, volunteer development, employee relations and/or HR policy development.
- Experience of operating in a setting which values business partnering and an understanding of how this operates and the value it can add.
- Strong numeracy and communication skills, along with the ability to manage a busy workload.
- Willingness to travel occasionally to attend networking events and meet with key managers and members of staff.
Are you interested? Then take a look at our candidate pack before you decide. This informs you why I CAN exists, what we do, why we think this is a great place to work, what we can offer you and what our corporate and people plans are for the year ahead. To apply, please send an up-to-date CV, along with a supporting statement outlining how you meet the person specification and what additional value you offer that is relevant to the post. We will be shortlisting against criteria so do ensure you offer clear evidence.
We are happy to consider applications from experienced candidates to work four days a week.
I CAN is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and the safeguarding and welfare of children. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.