We are working for a world where LGBT+ young people are fully included in society, with equal access to opportunities, living without fear of prejudice, discrimination and harassment. We are a Cambridgeshire based charity with big ambition and a voice and influence that belies our modest size. We are seeking an exceptional person to lead the team that takes the vision forward into an exciting future.
This is a great time to join a charity with a strong local and national profile, with exciting plans to expand our services to reach more LGBT+ young people across the county, increase our schools and training services and establish ourselves as the lead LGBT+ charity in the East of England. In 2020, we’ll embark on a new 3 year strategy so we’re looking for an experienced leader to facilitate and realise its development and delivery.
Our staff team, volunteers and trustees are incredibly passionate about The Kite Trust’s work and leading our organisation will be exciting challenging and rewarding.
Our work is guided by the following values. We are:
Supportive and Guiding.
We support, encourage and care.
Positive and Inclusive.
We nurture confidence, pride and happiness. We understand and support LGBT+ issues.
We provide opportunities to learn and grow.
Safe and Friendly.
We are trustworthy, professional and confidential. We are open, fun and relaxed.
With a strong history of delivery of services, we now need to focus on continuing our core programmes whilst maintaining and growing our profile. We have a strong business development track record and we need to consolidate and develop this.
The successful candidate will lead and manage a small yet dedicated team of staff and volunteers. As Chief Executive you will provide value based, clear and mission-driven strategic leadership to the charity, ensuring financial sustainability and growth. You’ll also act an ambassador for the charity and champion for young LGBT+ people.
We are looking for someone with proven experience of strategic leadership, empowering staff and volunteers, and growing programmes or services to deliver at scale. We expect you to work closely with the governing Board of Trustees to ensure the effective financial, legal and moral governance of The Kite Trust. You will need to be able to oversee programme delivery and bring the best out of the small dedicated team, delivering the strategic aims of The Kite trust in a creative and inspiring way that will engage others. Although not essential, lived experience of LGBT+ identity would be desirable.
This post is subject to a DBS check. The Kite Trust welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
Application Information: Application form and 4-page statement with person specification addressed in detail, with examples please
Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 11th October 2019
Interviews: Interviews will be held in Cambridge on Monday 21st October between 10am-3pm. Please expect to join us for a full day of recruitment activities and a chance to meet young people and the team.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Midaye is looking to employ an experienced and highly organised Programme Co-ordinator to support our Management Team in project planning, information and data management, and communications for multiple, community-based projects. The successful candidate will help us work effectively and efficiently to design and deliver much-needed services to our clients, respond rapidly to community needs, and measure and report our impact to funders and others.
The new Programme Co-ordinator will be a central part of our close-knit, vibrant and committed staff team. We work with members of the BME communities in West London for whom English is an additional language. Our clients are usually first- and second generation refugees, ex-refugees and migrants. We help them become healthier, better educated and more informed about services. Our activities empower, advocate for and support the most disadvantaged and isolated members of these communities.
If you would like to join us in providing our crucial community services, you must demonstrate that you are highly organised and efficient, able to prioritise and manage your workload and can support a diverse staff team in providing services to our clients. You will need to have a good understanding of community organisations, excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of emotional and cultural competency. Project management experience, report writing skills, data management and processing and confidence with IT systems and database management are also necessary.
In return, you will gain the satisfaction of knowing that your work is making a difference to disadvantaged and deprived communities in London. Your role will be a crucial one within Midaye, and the work you do keeping us organised and on track will be appreciated by staff, volunteers, trustees and clients alike. You will have the opportunity to grow in your role, and to gain experience in all areas of running a busy charity. You will be part of a friendly staff team who work towards Midaye’s goals with commitment and good humour.
Major objectives/key tasks
To support our Management Team in project planning, information and data management, and communications for multiple, community-based projects.
To help us work effectively and efficiently to design and deliver much-needed services to our clients, track progress, and measure and report our impact to funders and others.
Project planning and management support
- Support the Programme Manager to manage Midaye’s various projects.
- Develop, maintain and deliver project delivery plans, time plans and action plans to meet strategic objectives, under the direction of the Programme Manager.
- Support Project Officers to develop and deliver personal work plans.
- Co-ordinate project team meetings to track project progress, assess project risks and threats and obtain feedback from Project Officers.
- Support our service delivery, providing general project administration such as room bookings, record keeping, stakeholder communications and partner liaison.
- Support the Programme Manager and the Director in arranging staff meetings and recording the minutes of each meeting.
- Support the Supplementary School Coordinator in the administration of the Supplementary School and attend applicable meetings if required.
- Organise, attend and administer a variety of events and meetings.
Information and data management
- Co-ordinate the data gathering, storage and analysis processes at Midaye.
- Oversee the use and application of the database.
- Support and train project staff in the collection of project data on delivery and client outcomes, and in the accurate and timely input of this data to the database.
Project reporting and monitoring
- Review and refine project monitoring and reporting tools, where necessary
- Collate, process and analyse monitoring data for reporting
- Write and compile project reports for funders and other stakeholders
- Produce and participate in presentations when necessary.
- Ensure that effective staff communication is maintained with regard to project plans and events.
- Ensure projects are fully publicised to the community and to external organisations, overseeing the design and production of publicity materials and the effective dissemination of these materials.
- Support management team in attending external meetings and partnership meetings to discuss project delivery and promote Midaye’s services.
- Work to improve co-ordination, integration and cross-learning across Midaye’s various project streams.
- Attend any training necessary.
- Work closely with the Director, Management Team, staff, partner organisations and community groups.
- Other relevant duties as directed.
The successful candidate will be committed to Midaye’s Equal Opportunities Policy and their responsibility for its practical application. They will also be supportive of our aim to empower, advocate for and support the most disadvantaged, isolated and marginalised members of the BME communities for whom English is not a first language.
Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the job holder.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Midaye is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.
Please note, you must complete the simple application form and submit it to us together with your CV by no later than 11.30pm on the 03rd October 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on the 10th October 2019 (TBC).
Midaye was set up in 2002 by women from the local community. It is still, predominantly, a women-led and run organisation. Although still small (we have 17 paid staff), we have grown rapidly over the past 5 years: we have developed partnerships with local authorities, NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, and other charities, and we have become known for our innovative community work on FGM, chronic health, and educational underachievement. We are valued contributors to local and national policy and academic research in our areas of work.
Despite our growth, we have retained our deep community links with some of the most marginalised groups in London. Our work supports multiply excluded members of the BME communities in Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham. We are now developing our work bringing small grassroots organisations together in response to local need, building capacity and delivering services with these partners.
We provide information, outreach, training, mentoring and/or support for a wide range of issues, including: health (physical, emotional and mental health), education, FGM, domestic violence and other issues. We also run supplementary schools for children and provide outreach to families needing parenting support. We offer befriending services for older people and empowerment programmes for women. We work across all these areas using an advocacy model. Our activities empower and support the most marginalised members of our communities; helping individuals to help themselves and have the knowledge to improve their life in a meaningful way.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Wiener Library is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive and the home of Britain’s largest collection of published and unpublished works, documents and photographs relating to the Nazi era.
In recent years, the Library has significantly expanded its audiences and activities and is embarking on a five-year Strategic Plan to continue its development. The Library staff works hard to sustain its activities and growth by widening our supporter base and by developing and maintaining strong relationships with existing supporters. We are seeking to introduce a culture that is more actively supportive of fundraising across the organisation. This crucial role would involve driving efforts to enable the fulfilment of the Library’s mission by means of growing income from charitable giving and other sources.
We are looking for a confident and experienced professional with a combination of excellent administrative capabilities, people skills and attention to detail. The candidate must be well organised, with a high degree of initiative. As we are a small organisation, we are looking for someone who is a good team player and willing to be involved in other projects as necessary.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Gather data from all parts of the Library to help shape the fundraising strategy;
- Liaise with the Administrator and other staff as appropriate to ensure accuracy of data in CRM and use it to support fundraising activities as appropriate;
- Devise and implement a strategy for growing regular giving through the Friends of the Wiener Library scheme;
- Liaise with staff to ensure that the Library’s website functions as an integral element of fundraising and development activities;
- Liaise with Senior Management Team and wider staff to learn about potential fundraising leads arising from our regular activities;
- Work with Finance Officer to ensure accurate recording of all financial information;
- Work with the Director to actively research new potential income streams and funding opportunities outside the organisation;
- With the support of the Senior Management Team, lead on the practical organisation and delivery of fundraising events.
Marketing & Communications
- Work with the Senior Management Team to coordinate content development and distribution of the Library’s Annual Review;
- Liaise with staff and Board as necessary to devise effective communications about the Library and its development activities and campaigns;
- Target appropriate communications at key constituencies through appropriate media in line with the Library’s Strategic Plan;
- Develop communications to grow legacy giving working with the Social Media and Marketing Officer;
- Ensure that communications coming from the Library through social media, e.g. Twitter, Facebook, are consistent with our development strategy;
- Any ad hoc tasks as required.
- Review the existing CRM database and work closely with the Administrator, Finance Officer and Social Media and Marketing Officer to ensure it is up-to-date;
- Periodically review the CRM system to ensure it is good value for money and is being effectively utilised by staff;
- Oversee and carry out data input and management;
- Any ad hoc tasks as required.
Grant writing and reporting
- Actively support the Director and Senior Management Team with the drafting of grant applications;
- Work closely with the Director to monitor deadlines and manage key donor relationships and to provide timely and accurate reporting for funders;
- Provide assistance with grant applications and reporting as necessary to all staff.
The Library is a small team and all staff must be willing to work flexibly and recognise the need for occasionally working beyond their job descriptions and to support out-of-hours activities on occasion.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills (written and oral);
- Excellent attention to detail;
- Proven ability to write clear, concise and persuasive copy;
- A demonstrable interest in libraries, archives, heritage and/or museums;
- Polite and friendly manner enjoying dealing with people of all ages and backgrounds;
- Responsible attitude and a high degree of initiative, able to deal with changing priorities and demands;
- High standard of personal presentation;
- Ability to organise work effectively and prioritise tasks;
- Demonstrable experience of raising funds and reporting to donors;
- Team player as well as self-motivated.
- Educated to degree level in a relevant subject, e.g. modern history;
- Good subject knowledge of the Holocaust and modern history;
- Experience of event management, especially for fundraising;
- Experience of learning and training others in new skills;
- Good general IT skills.
Relevant language skills, and particularly German, especially welcome.
You may be asked to carry out other duties as may arise from time to time including evening work. You will be required to act in accordance with the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to take reasonable care for the health and safety of any person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.
Please note that The Wiener Library will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.
Interviews for this role are scheduled for Thursday 10 October or Friday 11 October.
Are you a strategic Communications Manager looking for your next career move?
Prospectus is delighted to be working with an international welfare charity supporting men and women who work at sea. The organisation supports seafarers with any number of problems ranging from money concerns, to mental health and loneliness. Line managing the Digital Communications Officer, the overall purpose of this role is to formulate the marketing and communications strategy supporting the overall growth and development of the organisation. You will ensure the marketing needs of the organisation are met at the highest of standard, whilst promoting the mission of the charity and the services they provide.
Reporting to the Director of Development, the post-holder will develop and implement the marketing and communications strategy both internally and externally to reach identified key stakeholder audiences, developing key relationships with relevant news and media outlets as well as supplying briefs, photo calls and interviews including features and contributions. You will be responsible for the website such as editing content and sourcing stories alongside maintaining brand and key messaging with the brand guidelines. You will play a pivotal role supporting the Digital Communications Officer who is responsible for managing social media. With overall responsibility of publications and marketing materials, the successful candidate will liaise with external agencies, write marketing materials as well as sourcing relevant material for liaising with an external agency on the production of supporter and corporate newsletters and e-newsletters.
To be considered for this role it is essential to have proven experience within a communications and marketing role with experience of setting up and maintaining websites, blogs and social media. The placed candidate will have exceptional written and verbal communications skills and have experience of Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop and InDesign . Line management skills are required for this role and you must be able to produce analytical reports. An interest in maritime is desirable and ideally you will work well both independently and as part of a team.
A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.
Are you unfulfilled as an Audit Senior/ Assistant Manager, Audit Manager? Are you in need of some inspiration, maybe a new and rewarding career with a little exotic travel supporting truly worthwhile causes, perhaps even the chance to use your 2nd language skills?
Our partner, specialists in International Grant Assurance are seeking outgoing auditors for a critical role; navigating a diverse group of grant recipients & donors, such as the United Nations & the World Bank stakeholders worldwide (Malawi, Peru, Vietnam, Belgium, Oxford, Sierra Leone, Brazil, Fiji, Cameroon). You'll be London-based travelling 40-50% per annum on assignments 1 to 2 weeks in length.
These unique and extremely rewarding opportunities would suit experienced audit professionals that are outgoing, love diverse travel experiences, meeting and supporting a broad range of inspiring people and supporting very worthwhile causes.
Overseas assignments are typically 1-2 weeks in length and could mean travel to one of over 100 countries/ territories. It presents a fantastic opportunity to see the parts of the world you’d never otherwise get to see, work with lovely people and pick up extremely relevant institutional donor and fieldwork experience; vital for anyone seeking a career in the international development NGO sector.
Complete expenditure &/or VFM audits of a extremely diverse range of projects funded by international donor institutions ranging from emergency aid, to long term development in areas such as agriculture, health or infrastructure, to more commercial projects such as SME development or technical research. Additionally, depending on your seniority you will provide on the job training and guidance to more junior team members throughout the assignment process.
Freelance Option; 330-480 Euros pd. + per diem and associated expenses.
For qualified multi-lingual auditor professionals with a minimum of 5+ years post-qualified-experience in audit, in diverse international settings &/or INGO financial management experience with ideally a 2nd language (French, German, Spanish, Mandarin) flexible-contract options may be available. Mandarin language skills are also a benefit for some posts. That is, 1-3 week assignments across the European mainland and the developing world offered on an assignment by assignment basis. Please note there is no guaranteed period of work within the contract. Contractors can be based outside the UK on European mainland but must be able to work in the EU.
The role will use all your communication, problem-solving and analytical skills and will give you experience in working with major institutions all over the world. An example assignment might see you leading an audit opening meeting with a UN country office on the Monday morning, before heading off to spend a few days with a local NGO or government partners to audit the way they have spent UN funds. You will look at a sample of supporting documents to make sure the expenditure is genuine and for the purposes intended by UN, and review the internal controls of the NGO, making recommendations as to how these might be improved to strengthen the management of the UN resources. At the end of the fieldwork, you will draft at aide-memoire document and discuss your findings with both the UN and its local partner, explaining your reasoning and being prepared to defend your position. At the airport, you could even start drafting the formal report as you wait for your flight back to London. In addition to a competitive salary and flexible benefits, we will offer internal training to maximise your personal and technical skills.
- Qualified ACA / ACCA or equivalent(Finalists considered)
- Diplomacy and cultural sensitivity while working with a hugely diverse range of clients and beneficiaries
- A real interest in international development and associated funding structures
- 'Ideally' fluency in a second language is preferable, especially in French, Spanish, German or Mandarin and Arabic.
- Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills
- Team worker
- Resilience and adaptability
- Internationally recognised audit qualification preferable.
- At least two-three years of audit experience
- Ability to work under pressure; Strong planning, organisational and time management skills
- Sound technical and analytical skills, report writing and presentation skills
- Passionate about international travel and development and willing to work in international locations for 50% plus of the time
Candidates for permanent London based roles must have the right to work in the UK.
AfID are leading specialists in supporting NGOs operating globally with their financial management capacity & recruitment needs, on both a 'pro-bono' & ,commercial' basis. For more opportunities in the international development sector (International & UK) or to find out more about how we can assist your non-profit organisation please visit the AfID website.
Developing a Career in International Development
We know it can be frustrating trying to develop a career in this much sought after sector, especially when organisations require prior experience; be it institutional donor management, fieldwork or capacity building of overseas recipients. Please don't let this put you off, we would strongly recommend considering a volunteer assignment as a way to gain this highly relevant experience. It’s no coincidence that 22% of AfID volunteers now work full-time in the charity sector, as even a short 2-3 week assignment will catch the eye and reassure these employers of your commitment and ability to navigate the diverse stakeholder contexts. It’s worth noting all AfID's assignments are individually tailored to the volunteers own preferences, skills and availability. For FAQs please visit the afid website
Attending one of the AfID Workshops also offers invaluable insights, explaining sector jargon and demonstrating the ways accountants can navigate complex environments, in a fun and informative way. It also presents a great networking opportunity with 25 other like-minded accountants AfID’s founder and ex-Oxfam FD in attendance.
The Univ Regular Giving programme is among the most successful in the UK and in Europe, regularly raising over £1m per year. It is a high functioning and active office with ambitious targets, both for money raised and for Old Members’ participation in giving, and is an important part of the College’s overall development strategy.
The Regular Giving Manager is responsible for making a significant contribution to key relationships for the College. The main responsibilities of the role include: developing a specific marketing strategy, creating targeted fundraising events, co-ordinating mail appeals, running the Telethon, working with alumni volunteers, and securing regular support for the College’s Regular Giving Programme.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Managing the College’s Regular Giving programme and producing direct appeals;
- Planning and managing the annual telephone campaigns (in-house and with external consultants);
- Recruiting callers, conducting training, organising calling room shifts/logistics, supervising calling sessions as well as following-up and fulfilment;
- Producing and coordinating direct mail materials such as fundraising brochures, appeal letters and other relevant documentation (with assistance of Communications Officer);
- Managing, with colleagues, gift processing and acknowledgement for all Annual Fund donors;
- Chasing outstanding pledges, monitoring payment/reminder activity and producing reports for Development and other committees;
- Assisting with and attending Development/Alumni events throughout the year.
- Working with alumni volunteers to help organize reunion events and coordinate fundraising appeals;
- Engaging in other administrative duties as required to support the work of the Development Office.
Any other duties in related areas, which the Deputy Director of Development may reasonably expect.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Educated to degree level or equivalent;
- Strong organisational skills and ability to manage a diverse workload;
- A high level of attention to detail and accuracy;
- The capacity to work to deadlines and under time pressure;
- The ability to work without supervision and, where necessary, to being pro-active and taking initiatives;
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate confidently, effectively and diplomatically with internal and external contacts;
- A high standard of written and spoken English to enable drafting of correspondence, documentation, briefs and reports;
- Understanding of fund-raising or alumni relations work in an academic environment (preferably familiar with Oxford and the collegiate system);
- The ability to work independently and flexibly as a member of a small team;
- The ability to use the full range of Microsoft Office applications, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Experience as a telethon caller (especially for an Oxbridge college) highly desirable;
- Experience/knowledge of working in a university and/or college environment, or a comparable organization;
- Experience of events organization;
- Experience using a relational database (preferably Raiser’s Edge);
- Financially numerate and able to prepare reports using large data sets for various audiences;
- Knowledge of relevant legislation, including tax-efficient giving and Data Protection.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About Size of Wales
Size of Wales is a growing, ambitious Cardiff-based charity with global impact. We work to mobilise Wales to protect tropical forests and restore tropical forest landscapes as part of Wales’ national response to climate change. We do this through education and awareness raising activities in Wales (including an education programme in schools and our annual Go Green Day campaign) as well as supporting a number of overseas projects that protect and/or restore tropical forests. The projects are located in Africa, South America and South East Asia.
About the role
We are looking for an outstanding individual to take up the new role of Head of Fundraising/Development at Size of Wales. Reporting to the Director, the Head of Fundraising/Development will lead on the development and implementation of Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy aimed at substantially increasing our income to support our new 5 year organisation strategy. This will include raising funds from trusts and foundation, corporate partners, individual giving and community fundraising.
The post-holder will need to draw on their substantial experience in shaping and delivering successful fundraising, business development or other income generation strategies (whether for charitable or commercial organisations) to design and implement Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy, including cultivating and nurturing relationships with funders, corporate partners and donors as well as improving Size of Wales’ internal fundraising systems and process to ensure smooth delivery of the strategy.
Salary is in the range £30,000 - £33,000 p.a., dependent on experience. The package of benefits includes a 6% pension contribution, 20 days annual leave excluding bank holidays and a flexible working hours’ policy. The role is based in Cardiff with some remote working. The role is advertised as a full-time role but applications for part-time working will also be considered.
Closing date for applications is 11th October 2019. Interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 28th October and/or 4th November.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- Finance and Projects Manager for a forward thinking and successful University
- An opportunity to lead on the financial management for a Philanthropic cause
About Our Client
The University of Warwick is a forward-thinking institution with a constant presence in the rankings of the world's greatest universities and an enviable reputation for academic and commercial success.
Over the years, the University of Warwick has been shaped by the generosity, support and friendship of individual donors, business partners and charitable organisations. In 2015 Warwick celebrated its 50th anniversary by completing the 50Forward Campaign. This sparked the University's appetite to enhance the role of the Development Office by building a team that specialises in big gift fundraising, with responsibility for building a culture of philanthropy to support the delivery of the Vice Chancellor's 2030 strategy.
The Office is led by the Director of Development, who is supported by two Deputy Directors, one for Philanthropy and one for Strategy and Operations. Over the last 12 months there has been a full restructure to create a new platform for success, with an emphasis on building the data analytics, financial systems and research support to enable big gift fundraising to thrive.
The Philanthropic Finance and Projects Manager is a new role, reflecting the strategic importance of philanthropic income and awards in this re-energised team.
The Philanthropic Finance and Projects Manager will report into the Deputy Director of Development (Strategy & Operations) and be responsible for:
- The financial management of philanthropic donations to the University, ensuring the institution meets accounting standards and legal obligations for the treatment of gifts.
- Ensuring the institution fulfils donors' financial expectations for the use of gifts and enable the Development Office to report on the impact of fundraising through maintaining an audit trail for the award of funds.
- Conducting financial planning for fundraising projects, develop targets and enable decision making on resources required to deliver return on investment.
- Managing strategic projects and have responsibility for compliance and contracts across the department.
- Managing procurement matters on behalf of the Development Office.
- Preparing reports on income, targets and expenditure for the Senior Management Team to inform departmental decision making.
- Line managing the Gift Administrator and Finance Stewardship Assistant.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate for the Philanthropic Finance and Projects Manager role will be able to pick things up quickly and manage multiple tasks at any one time. They will also have the following:
- A recognised professional accountancy qualification (CCAB, CIMA or equivalent) and experience in a relevant finance role is essential
- Degree, or equivalent level of work experience
- Experience of costing projects, preparing budgets, developing targets and modelling income and expenditure
- Sound knowledge of VAT, Corporation Tax and Charity SORP and FRS102 are an advantage
- Project Management experience along with a recognised qualification are desirable
- Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be working with Senior Key Stakeholders
Experience within a Charity or Not for Profit environment will be an advantageous but not essential.
What's on Offer
£41,500 - £49,500 + a £5,000 market supplement*.
There are lots of benefits to working at the University of Warwick, including relocation allowances, transport schemes, pension schemes with excellent employer contributions and a generous annual leave entitlement. For more information please request a detailed recruitment pack from Michael Page.
*In order to receive the £5k market supplement, the post holder will need to be qualified AND maintain professional accountancy membership each year.
Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.
Ref Code: MPCY14033880Z
Role description for Trustee – Human Resource lead
Join us for an exciting opportunity to make a difference...
As a Trustee with a Human Resources background, you will take the lead at board level, whilst ensuring that the collective responsibility of the Board of Trustees for the management, support and development of Shine’s staff is maintained.
The statutory duties of all trustees are:
- To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
- To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document.
- To ensure the organisation uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects: the organisation must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objects, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those activities are.
- To contribute actively to the board of trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
- To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation.
- To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation.
- To ensure the financial stability of the organisation.
- To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper investment of the charity’s funds.
- To appoint the Chief Executive Officer and monitor his/her performance
In addition to the above statutory duties, a Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve:
- Promoting the interests of the charity at all opportunities
- Providing guidance on new initiatives
- Other issues in which the Trustee has special expertise
Main Responsibilities of Trustee – HR Lead
In relation to the Board:
Advise Trustees on the long-term vision and strategic direction for investment in human resources:
- to grow, maintain and develop staff throughout the organisation
- to contribute to HR policy setting, strategic direction, goal and target setting, and evaluate performance against targets, budgets, plans and charitable objectives
- to ensure that HR activities and interventions are linked to Shine’s charitable objectives and complement the company culture
- to advise on and help improve management of HR
- to ensure the Board of Trustees properly remunerates staff, reviewing and rewarding performance and development opportunities
In relation to the Chief Executive and HR Management Function:
- To work with Shine’s CEO to review current HR management arrangements, and provide guidance on HR strategy and short and long-term direction
- Receive progress reports on HR and any reoccurring staffing issues
Essential for the HR lead
- A substantial background as a senior HR professional, with proven track record of success at an operational and strategic level.
- An understanding of the UK charity sector, good governance, Charity Commission, relevant legislations and statutory requirements
- A thorough understanding of HR policy and practice
- Experience of performance management, HR/employment law issues and implementing them contextually
- Working effectively as a team member and demonstrating a willingness to learn and develop
- Excellent networking skills, influencing and communication skills.
- An interest in the work of Shine
Essential for all Trustees
- Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship and adhering to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
- Commitment to the charity’s objects, aims and values and willingness to devote time to carry out responsibilities.
- Strategic and forward-looking vision in relation to the charity’s objects and aims.
- Good, independent judgement, political impartiality and the ability to think creatively in the context of the organisation and external environment.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to respect the confidences of colleagues.
- Balancing tact and diplomacy with willingness to challenge and constructively criticise.
Desirable for all Trustees
- To have spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus or direct knowledge of the conditions through personal or professional connections (and/or disability in general) and an understanding of the impact of the conditions on people’s lives
- Prior experience of committee/trustee work.
- Direct experience of spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and understanding of the impact the condition has on people’s lives.
- Knowledge of the type of work undertaken by the charity.
- A wider involvement with the voluntary sector.
- Experience of chairing meetings, committee work
- Leadership skills exercised through a period change.
- Up to 6 days a year, which include:
- 4 days for Committee meetings. These dates will be planned well in advance. Board meetings usually take place in Shine’s Head Office in Peterborough.
- Phone calls or meetings with the CEO / HR advisers
For a discussion about the volunteer trustee role:
Please contact Kate Steele, CEO at Shine
Please submit a CV and covering letter to Steve Ellen, Director of Finance
Closing date: 11 October 2019
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Durham Cathedral is looking for an exceptional individual to join its Development Team to enthuse and engage people in support of one of the country’s best-loved buildings. With a natural flair for building relationships, and a genuine enthusiasm for all that the Cathedral contributes to our region and beyond, you will lead the development and promotion of a range of opportunities for individuals and businesses to get involved and show their support.
You will work with colleagues from across the Cathedral and with current and prospective supporters to raise funds for its current endowment campaign – Foundation 2020 – as well as to grow unrestricted income, to ensure that the Cathedral continues to connect people with their faith, their history and their community.
With line management responsibility for a Development Assistant, this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented fundraiser who is looking for an opportunity to further develop their skills and creativity within a busy and highly committed team.
Closing date for receipt of completed application form: 10:00am on Tuesday 8th October 2019
We are looking for an experienced of PR and Marketing professional to play an active part in formulating the marketing and communications strategy to support a very well-established charitys growth and business development, both nationally and internationally.
To play a key role in implementing the digital communications strategy to maximise the charitys on-line presence and to ensure the structure, design and content of the website supports the charitys marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.
Responsible for coordinating, writing and editing supporter publicity and marketing materials
Responsible for researching, writing, commissioning and editing content, and supporting the production process from concept to distribution.
Responsible for sourcing relevant material for and liaising with an external agency on the production of a supporter and corporate newsletter and e-newsletters
Liaise with the website provider and keep abreast of new developments
Under the direction of the Director of Development, work with any website provider on refreshing or renewing website.
Act as digital media liaison, responsible for the development, coordination, and updating of various online and social networking sites.
Be responsible for developing and maintaining the brand/message and upholding brand guidelines.
Relevant degree and/or professional qualification and/or relevant experience
At least 3 years experience of leading PR/Marketing campaigns
A high level of communications experience, preferably in the not for profit sector, maritime industry or church environment
Ability to write clear and jargon-free copy
Ability to deliver innovative and strategic productions
Experience of setting up and maintaining websites/blogs and social networking sites including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn etc.
Fluency in IT systems Word and Outlook and Excel
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop/InDesign would be an advantage.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone, but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
We are looking for a General Manager who will be responsible for overseeing one of Life’s new regional Links.
The regional Links are aimed to reach more people in need of pregnancy support services and spread our positive pro-life messages.
We are looking for a creative, self-motivated and committed candidate to set up and develop the West London Link.
The right candidate will require strong inter-personal skills, with experience in networking and business management and an ability to motivate and manage staff within the link area.
- Ability to lead, inspire, motivate and develop staff at all levels.
- Skilled at building motivate teams committed to the vision and values of the Charity.
- Proven track record in the dynamic and effective leadership of staff teams.
- Possessing the authority, presence and integrity to command respect from colleagues within the Charity, and from external contacts.
- Strong presentational skills and ability to promote the Charity with a wide range of individuals and external contacts.
- Ability to be provide vision and strategic direction to staff teams and volunteers.
- Committed to the vision, mission and values of the Charity as a pro-life charity.
- A confident, independent and effective decision maker.
- Capable of delivering results to tight deadlines and under pressure.
You will deliver the charity’s mission to agencies, championing the organisation as a leader in the prolife sector.
This is a demanding position which will suit a capable, ‘all-rounder’ with strong managerial experience.
A background within the charity, housing, care, or support sector is highly beneficial.
If you feel you have got what it takes for this challenging yet rewarding position, please apply
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
King’s is one of the top 10 UK universities, the fourth oldest university in England and is located in the very heart of the capital. Its research impact is truly global.
King’s Health Partners is one of the UK’s six academic health science centres, providing nearly 5 million patient contacts a year across a population which is among the most ethnically, socially and economically diverse in the world.
The Head of Major Gifts is a role for an outstanding leader, responsible for a personal portfolio of donors and for a team focussed on generating gifts of six figures and above. The focus for the team is to help King’s Health Partners develop new clinical, educational and research excellence across three priority areas: Haematology, Cardiovascular Research and Children & Young People’s Mental Health.
Above all, you will be a creative thinker with a strong sense of integrity and a values-driven approach to philanthropic fundraising. You will demonstrate sophisticated interpersonal and communication skills, a passion for supporting the delivery of world-class clinical care and research, and a high level of motivation in building relationships with key members of KHP’s constituency.
Reporting to the Director of Development, this role is a potentially career-accelerating opportunity for a growing leader to play a pivotal role in one of the most successful fundraising teams in the UK.
Flexibility for a reduced working week, adjusted hours and a portion of home working are possible.
To download the job description for the position and for further information about how to apply, please click the 'Apply on website' button.
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TPP is currently partnering with a leading international health charity to recruit for a Head of Fundraising. The role is permanent, paying £55,000 to £69,000 and based in Brighton.
The charity is very well established and works in more than 40 countries offering a range of health support and services, along with tackling human rights.
You will be responsible for generating a portfolio of income totalling over $2 million per annum. This comes from a range of income streams including trusts & grants, corporate partnerships, major donors and the general public. You will have people management responsibility whereby you will lead and inspire three fundraising managers. Additionally, you will oversee, implement and periodically review the current fundraising strategy working closely with trustees.
To be successful in this role, you will have a track record of developing significant income across multi-income streams. You will also have experience of leading teams and be comfortable working in a matrix environment. You will possess sound communications skills, oral and written, to build compelling cases for support, and develop sound meaningful relationships with external/internal stakeholders.
How to Apply
Closing date - 24th September
If you are interested in this role or wish to register with TPP to hear about future posts, please call Patrick or send your CV to the Fundraising Team at TPP.
The Operation Manager will lead, direct and manage service and business operations across the organisation. The post holder will work with external partners and linked providers and be responsible for all aspects of service operations ensuring delivery of services in line with contract and funder requirements achieving high quality and positive outcomes for service users.
This is a senior role within the charity. The post holder will have wide ranging responsibilities for the performance and development of internal services and operations. The post offers significant opportunities for innovation, development and growth of existing services, working closely with counterpart roles in other organisations, and contributing to joint development and working groups locally and regionally. The post holder will also work with the Director of Operations (DOS), as part of a Management Team, to implement the strategic plans and overall management of services, ensuring the successful strategic development of the organisation, including business planning, internal policies, procedures and quality standards, cross-departmental working and external relations. The Operations Manager will be required to represent the organisation at a senior level both internally and externally.
The post holder will require business and financial acumen to ensure that current and future operations continue on a sustainable and viable basis and can evidence positive outcomes and value in the market we are operating in.
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