Financial director jobs
You will be responsible for the monthly management accounts, payroll reporting, statutory returns and annual financial statements.The role also has responsibility for the organisation's financial systems, including all feeder systems, providing robust financial appraisal and monitoring of business development and capital projects.
Please see the full job description and person specification for further details.
- Permanent, 35 hours per week
- Salary: £55,000 per annum
- Based: Remote with some travel to our offices in Central London
- Closing date: 5 September 2022
- Interviews to take place 13/14 September 2022. Second interviews to take place 22 September
Sound like the challenge you are looking for? To apply for this role, please visit our website for full application instructions.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Director of Engagement will work in close collaboration with the Executive Team and shares collective responsibility to deliver the charity’s vision of a world where encephalitis matters to everyone. The role’s particular focus is to be responsible for planning, developing and delivering the charity’s awareness and communication strategies.
This role will inspire those affected by encephalitis, their families and communities to engage with the work of the Society. This role will lead in our campaigns such as World Encephalitis Day and lead on key growth areas such as membership and fundraising. This role will be expected to take the lead on the strategy and planning of all our communications work, and to work closely with colleagues working on fundraising and support to deliver consistently high quality messages and campaigns.
The person appointed must be sensitive to the personal nature of information relating to individual members that will be available to them and be both willing and able to maintain strict confidentiality in this area. All data must be dealt with in a sensitive and professional manner.
KEY OBJECTIVES AND SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
• Plan, develop and deliver the Communications and Engagement strategy that enables the Encephalitis Society to meet its strategic objectives.
• Identify opportunities for growth and develop new campaigns and opportunities for awareness raising in line with the strategic plan.
• Drive innovation and continuous evaluation of content formats and dissemination strategies, including testing new channels and approaches to reach audiences
• Be responsible for developing and driving a social media strategy that supports our objectives.
Act as an ambassador for the Encephalitis Society including but not confined to undertaking speaking engagements, acting as a spokesperson with the media, attending events, attending networking events and conferences.
• Network and collaborate with other organisations and promote a collaborative approach wherever possible.
Marketing & Media
• Be responsible for the development and delivery of the charity’s marketing plan, with a focus on segmentation and greater insight-driven campaigns to grow brand awareness and engagement with target audiences
• Source and work closely with PR agencies to ensure regular coverage in international, national, sector and regional media
• Oversee the annual development, delivery and evaluation of a media strategy, and use media to increase our impact through the year.
• Act on KPI information from monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and evaluation frameworks.
• Drive innovation and continuous evaluation of content formats and dissemination strategies, including testing new channels and approaches to reach audiences.
• Line manage and empower the fundraising team to meet their targets as outlined in the Fundraising Strategy
• Establish and nurture relationships with leading income providers including individuals, grants, trusts and statutory bodies
• Horizon scan for fundraising trends and opportunities
• Network and steward key Society contacts
• Ensure we meet all relevant statutory requirements and industry standards in relation to income generation.
• As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLcontribute to the development of an effective strategy and support the delivery of the Encephalitis Society’s strategic objectives, as set out in the Strategic Plan.
• Develop and review relevant policies and procedures to ensure safe, effective practice and ensure compliance across the charity.
• Ensure all data collection follows our GDPR and Information Governance policies.
• Develop and maintain a culture that embeds, promotes and protects the values of The Encephalitis Society.
• As a member of SLT, contribute to effective risk management across the Encephalitis Society and ensures delivery of the risk management strategy.
Head of FP&A for one of London's Universities
This university is one of the leading institutions in the world and is made up of a number of academic areas that provide world class education to it's students. With growing student numbers and new enterprise activity, they are now looking to recruit a Head of FP&A to provide team leadership and commercial, decision making support to the executive team.
- Lead a team of commerical finance individuals
- Lead on key budgeting and forecasting, as well as key commercial financial analysis
- Lead on key financial decision making support
- Drive business partnering and finance as a service across the organisation
- Key financial planning, short, medium and long term
You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) that has delivered within a commercial finance role already, working with senior leadership to provide decision making support.
You will have led a team already, including all reviews and support.
Salary c£70,000 plus fantastic holiday and pension
Full-time, 35 hours per week
Grade AL, Salary £74,460 per annum
Location: Euston Square, London
Closing Date: 5.00pm on Wednesday 17 August 2022
Interview Date: 1st interviews on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August 2022
The Royal College of General Practitioners is the professional body for GPs with over 53,000 members worldwide. Our purpose is to encourage, foster and maintain the highest possible standards in general medical practice. We advocate on behalf of GPs, their wider teams and patients at the highest levels, and promote the crucial role of general practice in the NHS.
The Assistant Director of Policy, Research and Campaigns is accountable for the strategic development and implementation of the College’s policy, research, and campaigns programmes. Overseeing around 15 staff, the role is responsible for ensuring that the College represents the views of its members to policy makers and opinion formers at the highest levels and shapes the future of general practice and the wider NHS.
This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring leader with a strong track record of policy innovation and high-level influencing. You will be adept at driving delivery within a complex and fast changing organisational environment and will work closely with the Chair of Council to ensure that the contribution of general practice and the work of GPs is recognised and valued in the health and wider political landscape. You will play a key role in engaging with senior stakeholders, developing the general practice evidence base, and supporting innovation and research.
You will be expected to be an active member of the College’s senior management team, sharing corporate accountability for the achievement of strategic and business plans, acting as a role model demonstrating the College’s values in action and encouraging a positive working culture.
The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.
Please download the Candidate Pack on the RCGP website to view the full job description.
To apply, please apply directly on the RCGP website and upload your CV and cover letter.
The Royal College of General Practitioners is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
~ Putting members at the heart of everything we do ~
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Harris Hill is delighted to be working with Humane Society International (UK) to recruit a new Executive Director.
Humane Society International/UK is a UK charity and part of one of the largest and most effective animal protection organisations in the world. We strive for a better future for animals through advocacy, education and hands-on programmes. HSI/UK is a leading force for animal protection, with hundreds of thousands of supporters across the country and a strong and well-respected presence in Westminster.
We are an effective voice for animals, with a broad spectrum of active programmes including leading the #FurFreeBritain campaign for a UK fur import ban, as well as campaigns to ban hunting trophy imports, glue traps, replace the use of animals in experiments, and reduce the number of animals suffering on farms. A dynamic, growing and effective team, HSI/UK has big ambitions to create further positive change for animals both here in the UK and around the world.
About the position
The HSI/UK team has grown considerably in recent years, giving rise to a need for additional capacity in our senior leadership. With our current executive director stepping into a newly created role to focus on leading our successful campaigns and public affairs portfolio, an exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the charity into the next phase of our growth and development.
Job title: Executive Director
Salary: £94,000-£105,000 p.a.
Reporting to: Senior Vice President Operations, Humane Society International
Location: Old Street, London. Hybrid working with ideally 2 days p/w office based
We are looking to recruit a highly experienced, inspirational and motivated executive director, who will lead, develop and grow the organisation and achieve our goals for animals. Our successful candidate will have passion, ambition and vision that matches that of our global senior leadership team, and enhances our ability to deliver sustained improvements in the lives of millions of animals around the world.
Working closely with HSI’s senior leadership in our US headquarters, our executive director will take overall responsibility for:
• the charity’s operations and budget, ensuring cost-effectiveness and efficiency, and in compliance with international board policies and directives.
• leading and growing an effective, diverse, highly motivated team.
• the success of our UK program and advocacy campaigns and revenue generation programs.
• ensuring that the charity’s legal, governance and statutory responsibilities are met, alongside the effective application of best practice codes.
• the clear communication of HSI/UK’s strategic objectives, messages and impact to external stakeholders, including high level donors and the media.
• continued growth in our brand’s credibility and recognition to key external audiences, including our highly valued supporter base.
• identifying and managing risks to the charity’s future security and growth.
• coordination with HSI headquarters leadership and enterprise/support functions.
• drive organisational values (Impact, Resilience, Respect, Inclusion, One Team) across the UK office to guide how we operate internally and externally.
Our new executive director will be confident, articulate and positive with a proven track record of strategic leadership within a charity/voluntary sector organisation or similar setting at a senior management level. You will have and be able to demonstrate:
• outstanding, values-led leadership skills to motivate, support and grow a diverse team.
• an ambition and drive for creating positive change for animal welfare, and a proven track record of delivering impact for beneficiaries in a charity setting.
• experience of strategic planning, including developing and setting KPIs and evaluating progress and impact.
• advanced communication and interpersonal skills to foster a positive and respectful ‘one team’ collaboration approach to negotiations and problem-solving.
• experience of building strategic relationships with stakeholders, in both the private and public sector, in order to deliver agreed goals through powerful partnershipscomprehensive knowledge and applied understanding of legal aspects of running a UK charity, including financial reporting and controls, and governance requirements, experience of working with and reporting at Board level.
• experience of judiciously managing significant financial and other resources, including developing and delivering multi-year budgets.
To find out more about Humane Society International, the role and how to apply, please contact Nick Shanks
Both Humane Society International and Harris Hill operate an equal opportunity policy and commit to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.
With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.
As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.
We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.
The ADoP has delegated oversight of programmes within the portfolio and line manages Team Leaders. The ADoP also oversees the Programmes’ Resource Unit (PRU) with line management of Head of PRU. The ADoP works with the New Business and Partnerships Team, Technical Department, Management Services and Country Representatives in Tier 1 countries to ensure high quality programme delivery and growth across the company. The ADoP is part of the Programmes Department Senior Management Team responsible for high quality delivery of Options portfolio, with cross-departmental responsibilities.
- Significant and proven work experience in the development sector at a senior level
- Extensive experience of delivery health and social development programmes within low-middle income countries
- Experience of overseeing the delivery of large, complex programmes, supporting senior leaders to deliver against agreed contracts
- Strong commercial acumen and budgeting skills
- Strong negotiation and influencing skills
- Excellent line manager motivating and supporting teams to deliver
Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance.
- Closing date for applications is: 31 August 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, candidates are encouraged to apply early.
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
- Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
- As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
- Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
- We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
- Applicants must have the right to work in their chosen country of employment; the UK, Kenya or Nigeria.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking a Director of Finance and Operations to support our recent organisational growth and ensure that our core support functions enable our staff to thrive and CSE to continue to achieve outstanding impact.
This is a job for an exceptional individual with at least 10 years’ experience in financial and operational roles in a charity or commercial setting, and a demonstrable commitment to our charitable mission.
You will lead and take overall responsibility for – designing and improving CSE’s organisational support functions – covering finance, human resources, IT and facilities, and associated operational, governance and administrative systems and processes.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Great opportunity! Are you the person we really need?
We are a dynamic, award-winning charity and social enterprise: though relatively small we have big ambitions, both for our work and client community. We are looking for an experienced and inspirational leader with a talent for developing and managing impactful services for people who need additional support to lead independent, fulfilled lives.
Our focus, through our Outside the Box services, is on supporting, enabling and empowering young people and adults who have a learning disability to realise their full potential, develop their talents, achieve their goals and be recognised and valued members of society. Our services encompass education, training, employment, supported living, community involvement and health and wellbeing. The Services Director will be responsible for the planning, development, operational delivery, quality and target achievement of these services alongside future service expansion and innovation.
You will share our ‘can-do’ approach, have strong project management and problem-solving skills, be an excellent communicator with great interpersonal and team management skills, be a thinker and ‘doer’ and be able to confidently span operational detail, budgeting and financial management, service innovation, business and partnership development and key relationship management. You will be highly organised, passionate about making a difference and know how to drive, support and grow high achieving, best quality services.
Ideally you will have a background in learning disability service management. We are open to candidates who have a track record in leading services for other economically and socially excluded client groups coupled with an understanding of the issues experienced by our client community.
As Outside the Box approaches its 10th anniversary and we pursue our post-pandemic growth objectives from our new, flagship premises, we have much to build on and a lot more to achieve. The Services Director will play a central role, as part of our senior team, in the charity’s continuing development and our success in transforming the lives of people with a learning disability.
Please see the attached Application Pack for further details and how to apply.
We will be shortlisting and interviewing as we identify suitable candidates and reserve the right to close early should we receieve sufficient applications
The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) was established in 2007. Since then, GNDR has grown as the largest international network of civil society organisations working to strengthen resilience and reduce risk in communities worldwide. We are more than 1,400 organisations, many of them grassroots and local community groups as well as national, regional, and international organisations and networks. We support the interface between civil society organisations at the frontline and local, national, and international policy-making institutions and governance structures. GNDR members work together to amplify the voices of people most at risk and to influence policies and practices. We strengthen our capacities by creating knowledge, and through collaborative learning and action. Together our network is working to make an impact in over 120 countries.
GNDR’s vision is a world in which everyone works together to strengthen the resilience of people most at risk and prevent hazards from becoming disasters.
GNDR has three mutually reinforcing objectives:
- Strengthen the collaboration, solidarity, and mobilisation of civil society organisations.
- Champion a localisation movement.
- Strive for Risk-Informed Development.
Purpose of the Secretariat
The GNDR Secretariat serves as a support entity to the membership operating through a global hub in London and regional hubs in Africa, Asia, and the Americas & Caribbean. The GNDR Secretariat is legally constituted as a UK charity with the main responsibilities of facilitating the development, coordination and implementation of strategy, work plans and budgets, including supporting the mobilisation of adequate resources.
Purpose of the role
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership and management for GNDR working closely with the Trustees, Global Board members and Senior Leadership Team, and influencing processes, policies and practices related to risk integration in the humanitarian/development sector in collaboration with member CSOs.
Position in the organisation
- Responsible both to the Trustees and the Global Board represented by the Chair of Trustees and Chair of Global Board respectively.
- Leads the Senior Leadership Team.
- Directly manages the Regional Leads, Policy Lead, Strategy & Development Lead and Head of Operations.
- Works in close collaboration with Human Resources Business Partner and Team Administrator/ Board Liaison Officer.
- Works in close collaboration with the Global Board, Trustees and Regional Advisory Groups.
- Works in close collaboration with the wider GNDR secretariat staff, members, and project partners.
- Is Executive Director of Stichting GNDR, established in The Netherlands in 2019, and as such sits on the Stichting GNDR Executive Board.
Overall scope of the role
- Strategic management.
- Support to the GNDR network.
- Membership engagement and influencing.
- Fundraising and donor relations.
- Secretariat leadership and management.
- Legal and compliance.
- Network governance.
1. Strategic management
- Oversee and facilitate the development of the vision and strategic direction of GNDR drawing in views of Global Board, Trustees, members, Secretariat, and other stakeholders, ensuring ongoing relevance to the changing operational context.
- Oversee the development of annual work plans and associated budgets aligned to the strategy.
- Ensure effective review, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning are in place to provide timely and appropriate reporting, quality control of GNDR activities and lessons are identified and learnt.
- Oversee effective budget management and oversight of all financial aspects of GNDR activities, working closely with finance staff.
2. Support to the GNDR network
- Support and facilitate the work of the GNDR network (through the Global Board) in ways that increase the influence of the network and amplify the voice of its members.
- Support the Global Board to further democratise the GNDR network so that members influence the implementation of its strategy, its policies, fundraising, governance, and advocacy.
- Use expert knowledge of and ability to navigate the international disaster risk reduction and climate change policy agenda to advance the work of the network.
3. Membership engagement and influencing
- Oversee GNDR’s work in each of the regions ensuring membership engagement and networking, membership capacity development, and national level advocacy and lobbying.
- Oversee and support the GNDR’s international lobbying and advocacy work of the network, representing GNDR to major stakeholders and events.
- Ensure high quality, timely implementation, and management of GNDR donor funded projects through project partners, compliant to donor terms and conditions and accepted good practice.
- Consult members as regards to project concepts and proposals relevant to local contexts, particularly related to the articulation of GNDR’s localisation agenda.
4. Fundraising and donor relations
- Drive the development of a funding strategy to establish a sustainable funding base (including diversification of fundraising) to ensure the financial health and growth of GNDR.
- Support the development and maintenance of donor relations, both institutional and trusts.
- Oversee the preparation and submission of quality funding concepts and proposals to institutional donors and trusts, aligned with the strategy.
- Ensure submission of quality, accurate, timely donor reporting, including financial reports, and compliant to donor terms and conditions.
5. Secretariat leadership and management
- Define the structure and roles of the secretariat and oversee recruitment of a diverse team to effectively support the network and deliver the strategy.
- Develop and model a team culture characterised by a shared understanding of GNDR’s vision and strategy, and a commitment to inclusion and GNDR’s principles, behaviours and ways of working.
- As team leader for the secretariat, provide inspiring leadership and effective management of the GNDR secretariat, consultants, and volunteers to ensure a highly productive, engaged, and functioning team. Lead in a way which respects and takes account of the views of others in the team, delegates with appropriate support and, where possible, reaches decisions through discussion and consensus.
- Lead the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), ensuring clarity over plans, budgets and priorities, coordination and monitoring of activities while providing supervision, guidance, and mentoring, and encouraging effective teamwork.
- Be self-aware and cognisant of the use of power, whenever possible empowering others.
- Implement GNDR’s performance management policy with direct reports, setting objectives, regular catch ups, performance appraisals, and development planning, and taking appropriate remedial action to address areas of underperformance.
6. Legal and compliance
- Ensure that the risk register is maintained, and identified risks are managed and reported to the Trustees.
- Ensure the establishment and implementation of appropriate policies, procedures and practices for Finance, Human Resources, Logistics and Operations, based on good practice and legal requirements.
- Ensure accurate financial records are maintained, and audited, and statutory accounts submitted.
- Ensure GNDR policies, procedures and practices are implemented in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements in each country where staff are based, including compliance with UK charitable. and companies’ registrars.
- Ensure compliance of GNDR to Safeguarding, Data Protection, and Health and Safety (including Security) regulations and commitments.
7. Network governance
- Serve as a member of and report to the Global Board, who are mandated by the membership to lead on the development and direction of the Global Network.
- Provide leadership on antiracist and de-colonial governance structures and support GNDR on its journey towards being a fully de-colonial and anti-racist network.
- Maintain regular formal and informal communication with Global Board members including conference calls, face-to-face meetings, and other activities.
- Oversee the recruitment of the Global Board, Trustees, Board Working Groups and Regional Advisory Groups, in line with the Governance Manual.
- Maintain regular formal and informal communications with GNDR members, project partners and other stakeholders to stay informed of GNDR’s progress, successes, and challenges.
- Oversee the development of good relations with members, national focal points, and Regional Advisory Groups to ensure effective functioning of the network, building a trusting, collaborative and inclusive environment guided by the GNDR principles, behaviours, and ways of working.
- Develop and regularly review GNDR Governance, and membership procedures and policies.
- Explore and define the future opportunities, boundaries, and positioning of GNDR in relation to other civil society and inter-governmental actors, including identifying and building strategic alliances and partnerships with climate change, poverty alleviation, humanitarian, and other sectors.
- Represent GNDR externally at a senior level to international civil society and inter-governmental actors, governments, donors, media, academic institutions, and other stakeholders.
- Develop relationship with and work closely with other civil society organisations, networks, and academia at international and regional levels to ensure coordination and collaboration in DRR-related and cross-sector learning efforts (e.g., humanitarian, sustainable development, climate change, poverty, social justice).
- Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject (e.g., International Development, Management, Social Sciences etc).
- Desirable: Master’s Degree in a relevant subject.
- Substantial professional experience in programme management in the humanitarian and development sectors.
- Experience of working on disaster risk reduction, resilience, climate change policy, and sustainable development activities.
- Experience of lobbying and advocacy work with governments, institutional donors, and inter-governmental bodies.
- Experience of working in networks, umbrella organisations or coalitions.
- Experience in fundraising and managing institutional donor funded projects.
- Experience of working at senior leadership level.
- Inspiring leadership skills.
- Good people management and coaching skills.
- A team player with strong with facilitation skills.
- Excellent English communication skills both written and spoken.
- Ability to think strategically and plan, prioritise and organise in a clear and structured way under time constraints.
- Flexibility and problem-solving ability to work in a flexible, dynamic, and fast-changing environment.
- Strong fundraising skills and knowledge of how strategic fundraising works.
- Strong financial management skills.
- Desirable: fluency in other languages, preferably Spanish and French.
- Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate empathetically and cross culturally with people from different backgrounds.
- Empowering and collaborative approach to working with colleagues.
- Committed to GNDR’s principles, behaviours, and ways of working and to decolonising aid and anti-racism.
- Actively seeking to learn and promote innovation and new ways of working.
- A calm, confident and welcoming manner.
- Capable of working effectively in a high pressure and dynamic environment.
- Able to balance focusing on the big picture and giving attention to detail.
- Able to travel internationally at short notice.
To apply for the role, send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post, along with your CV/resume (no photos) in English and in strict confidence by email only to Isabel Leal.
Please ensure that they are sent as pdf documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” and indicate “GNDR – Executive Director” in the email subject line. Also, please let us know where you saw the post advertised. A full supporting applicant´s pack is available upon request at the same email.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 11th September 2022
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Civitas Recruitment are proud to be partnering with a great charity that is an activist youth movement of young leaders fighting for justice and equality. They serve as the political home for grassroots youth organising and the catalyst for collective action. An exciting opportunity exists for a Commercial Director to join the charity. The Commercial Director will become a key member of the leadership team and help to support the most transformative youth organising movement in the country. They will also be accountable for income strategy and business development and lead on the development of The Charity’s short to medium income generation strategy, majoring in Trusts and Foundations primarily within youth and justice areas. This is a fixed-term contract for two years with likelihood of extension, and is Home Based in the UK.
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will be passionate about, and committed to, creating a more fair, just and equal world. You will believe in the potential of young people to challenge the status quo and be dedicated to helping them become more powerful citizens. You will ideally possess strategic business development experience in an impact driven organisation, on a comparable scale with ambitious financial targets, with a good track record of success in meeting and exceeding income targets. You will have strong evidenced project management experience, including cross organisational or multi-stakeholder projects ensuring that targets are met within the timeframe and budget set. Previous charity sector experience is not crucial however a demonstrable passion for the third sector is key.
If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing on a rolling basis.
DIRECT MARKETING & DIGITAL FUNDRAISER
Fixed Term Contract (up to 15 months) to Cover Maternity Leave
Full Time – 35 hours per week
Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 5pm
Salary up to £34,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Based at The Frances Hay Centre, Banbury
We need a self-motivated individual to join our busy Public Fundraising Team on a fixed term contract of up to 15 months to cover maternity leave. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a national charity during an exciting time of growth.
You will be the digital fundraising and direct marketing lead in the charity, with hands-on experience of building marketing campaigns - direct marketing, paid social media ads, automations, supporter journeys, funnels and conversion rate optimised landing pages that deliver against fundraising and lead generation targets.
You will be responsible for donor acquisition, retention and engagement. You will develop the fundraising team’s use of our CRM system (Microsoft Dynamics) to create supporter journeys and maximise long term support whilst providing leadership and guidance to the Public Fundraising team on Individual Giving.
You will manage our donor journeys, and develop our strategy for donor acquisition and retention, including Sponsor a Puppy product and legacy promotion, ensuring compliance with all relevant sector regulations.
We are looking for someone who has excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail. This role also requires a highly methodical and accurate approach, combined with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines. An ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate a high level of initiative is also essential.
In return, Dogs for Good offers many additional benefits to the charity’s employees, including a generous pension contribution, income protection insurance (after a qualifying period) and 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
A full UK driving licence is preferred but, where applicable, we will work with the chosen candidate to find alternative solutions where reasonable adjustments are required. An ability to work occasional evenings and weekends is essential.
Please note we are not able to employ anyone under 18 years of age.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please visit the 'Current Vacancies' page on our website, where full application instructions can be found.
Closing date for applications is noon on Thursday 1 September 2022.
First interviews will take place on Wednesday 14 September via Microsoft TEAMS and second interviews on Tuesday 20 September at our Head Office in Banbury.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Executive Director My Life Films Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000, subject to experience
Hours: 5 days a week (flexible working to include occasional evenings and weekends to attend trade shows and fundrasising events).
Location: Richmond, London, mainly office but hybrid working possible
Start date: October 2022 or earlier
About My Life Films
My Life Films is an award-winning charity that uses media to improve the lives of people living with dementia. This includes life-story filmmaking and our My Life TV streaming platform, the world’s first on-demand service designed for people living with dementia and care homes.
Executive Director Job Description
My Life Films is seeking a Director to lead the charity. We are looking for an ambitious and inspirational leader to strategically and operationally lead the organization, and lead our new My Life TV sales and marketing function. This person needs to be passionate about our work supporting people with dementia, needs to be entrepreneurial, collaborative and innovative. This person will ideally bring experience in financial and operational management, sales and marketing, creative and digital expertise. As leader of the My Life Films team, this person works across all areas of governance, finance, income generation and impact. This role has responsibility for drawing up and executing My Life Films’ strategy with the Board of Trustees. They will need to secure our income from grant funders, trading income and voluntary income. They will have day-to-day management of the team, reporting back to funders and the Board, and delivering and achieving our charity aims.
Key responsibilities include:
• Ensure My Life Films meets its goals while operating within an agreed budget, and our obligations to our beneficiaries, stakeholders and Board.
• Oversee effective day-to-day management across areas including finance, income generation, film production, growth of the My Life TV platform through sales and marketing, partnerships, evaluation and reporting.
• Develop and deliver a strategic plan with the Board that fulfils the ambitions of the charity. This strategy will include developing the My Life TV service further, creative filmmaking and financial sustainability.
• Secure the funding needed to operate My Life Films, and represent My Life Films to stakeholders and grant funders, leading our income generation across trusts, foundations, local authorities, care groups and fundraising events.
• Oversee the B2B sales and marketing activity for My Life TV, including sales to care homes and growth marketing plans (including direct marketing and performance marketing). This role is also the public representative of My Life Films via PR on TV, radio, online, press, events and conferences.
• Create a vibrant environment that gets the best from staff and filmmakers, recruiting new staff and restructuring the team as needed.
• Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance.
• Report to the Board of Trustees including finances, delivery and future plans.
• Responsible for all financial matters including the preparation and presentation to the Board of management accounts, business plans, annual budget and cashflow forecasts, grant budgets.
• Ensure compliance with all regulations, charity law, company law, employment law, tax, and DBS checks required to run the charity.
• Identify and evaluate the risks and review the Risk Register with the board
• Passion for the vision, mission, aims of My Life Films and a positive attitude with a high level of self-motivation and ability to work on your initiative.
• 4 or more years of management experience, either in media / digital (ideally streaming) environment or in an innovation-driven charity.
• Financial and operational management, with knowledge of grant funding, income generation and experience of fundraising.
• Excellent organization and planning skills with proven ability to work flexibly under pressure, to prioritize and to meet deadlines.
• Experienced in media, ideally digital/streaming along with an understanding of dementia, mental health and the healthcare sector.
• Line management experience of recruiting and running a team, with ability to inspire and motivate staff, including nurturing young filmmaking talent.
• Ability to keep mission-focused and think creatively and strategically with good knowledge of the digital landscape and emerging platforms.
• Willing to go beyond the nine to five – this role will need occasional evening working (board meetings, fundraising events, industry awards) and potentially weekend work.
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
After 12 months in the role the Executive will have successfully:
• Shaped and started implementing the strategy for 2022-2024.
• Overseen delivery of films and projects for beneficiaries, grant-funders and care groups
• Grown My Life TV subscribers in the care home sector and planned to scale its growth internationally.
• Been identified internally and externally as My Life Film’s Director, having formed a strong partnership with the Board and through relationships with key stakeholders.
• Formed strong relationships with the team and inspired staff to perform to high standards.
• Played an active role in raising the profile of My Life Films.
• 24 days annual holiday plus national holidays/Bank holidays (pro rata to working days).
• Company pension scheme
How to apply
• Deadline for applications is 3pm on Friday 2nd September 2022
• Interviews will take place week commencing 12th September 2022
Deadline for applications is 3pm on Friday 2nd September 2022
Interviews will take place week commencing 12th September 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Change Agents UK is a well-established and forward-looking sustainability education charity and not-for-profit, working towards our vision of a secure, resilient, zero-carbon and fair future for all. We provide sustainability education programmes and workshops to young people, students, graduates and as continuing professional development to help people at all stages to embed sustainability into their lives and careers and support the transition to Net Zero. We run a successful non-profit trading subsidiary, providing sustainability recruitment and employment services, creating fantastic career opportunities in future-focused work and supporting partner organisations to resource their sustainability and Net Zero goals.
We are seeking a range of Trustees and Directors to expand our Charity and Non-profit Boards and to support us as we grow. In particular, we are seeking people with a passion for sustainability and professional experience in areas including marketing & communications, finance, fundraising, IT or HR.
Our Trustees and Directors play vital roles in making sure that Change Agents UK achieves its core purpose. This is a fantastic opportunity to put your professional skills to use to help us to achieve our mission:
raising public awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals and the climate emergency,
supporting and empowering the next generation to have the skills and knowledge needed for the future,
and building networks that engage individuals and organisations in working towards an equitable and zero-carbon world.
What we are looking for
We are looking for people willing to bring energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the role, and who will broaden the diversity of thinking and skills on our Board.
Personal skills and qualities
A strong personal commitment to the principles of sustainability and the drive towards Net Zero
Willingness and ability to understand and accept their responsibilities as a trustee or director and to act in the best interests of the organisation.
A strong personal commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
Ability to think creatively and strategically, exercise good, independent judgement and work effectively as a board member.
Effective communication skills and willingness to participate actively in discussion.
Enthusiasm for our vision and mission.
Willingness to lead according to our values.
Commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
Charity Trustees must be at least 18 years of age and you must not be disqualified from serving as a trustee
We strongly value diversity in race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age and other protected characteristics. We are particularly keen to encourage applications from people in currently under-represented groups on our Board, including people of colour, people from ethnic minority backgrounds, women, people with disabilities, people identifying as LGBTQ+ or people under 35.
You do not need previous Board experience to apply and will be provided with induction and support in the role.
Duties of Trustees & Directors:
Support and provide advice on Change Agents UK’s vision, goals, strategy and activities.
Actively promote and champion the work of the Change Agents UK, amplifying messages, campaigns and supporting our growth
Approve (as part of the Board and with input from the Executive Team) financial plans and budgets and monitor and evaluate progress.
Ensure that key risks are being identified, monitored and controlled effectively.
Review and approve Change Agents UK’s financial statements (with the advice of an Independent Examiner/Auditor).
Provide support to the CEO/Executive Team
Keep abreast of changes in Change Agents UK’s operating environment.
Contribute to regular reviews of Change Agents UK’s own governance and policies.
Attend Board meetings adequately prepared to contribute to discussions and participate in decision-making.
Use independent judgment, acting legally and in good faith to promote and protect Change Agents UK’s interests, to the exclusion of their own personal and/or any third-party interests.
Contribute to the broader success of Change Agents UK’s objects, aims and reputation by applying your skills, expertise, knowledge and contacts.
There will be times when the Trustees will need to be actively involved beyond Board meetings. This may involve reading and commenting on board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, presenting externally, or other issues in which the trustee has special expertise.
Terms of appointment
Terms of office
Trustees are usually appointed for an initial 2-year term of office, with renewals thereafter agreed at the AGM
This is a voluntary position, but reasonable expenses (for example, travel to and from Board meetings) can be reimbursed.
Attending 4 Board meetings annually and our AGM (these generally take place in our Head Office in Oakham, but remote attendance via Zoom is possible, so we welcome applications from people based across the UK)
Attending an Annual Strategy Day
2-3 hours per month preparation and support time
Ad hoc and occasional support through working groups and / or support to the executive team.
Board members have a collective responsibility. This means that trustees always act as a group and not as individuals.
Please submit a copy of your CV and a covering statement explaining your motivation for applying.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to meet the Board and Executive Team to discuss the opportunity in more detail before invitations to join the Board are made.
If you would like to find out more about Change Agents UK before applying, we’d be delighted to talk! Please contact us on the email address provided.
The purpose of the job is to provide all round administrative support to the Director and Deputy Director at MRG. The post holder will be expected to carry out the role via a combination of working from home and work in MRG’s office in London. There will be days or periods when work responsibilities require work in the London office.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Collate presentable Council and Committee papers (4-5 per year), make all logistical arrangements for meetings (platforms etc), and travel arrangements (when we have physical meetings)
- Maintain records of Council and Committee membership
- Update Charity Commission and Companies House annually (in liaison with Director of Finance and Administration)
- Collate and supply evidence of MRG policies, systems and procedures to support due diligence processes when required by new donors
- Liaise with staff to ensure that MRG’s central bank of policies, guidelines and forms is maintained and updated regularly.
- Support periodic non-financial reviews of MRG performance or compliance (e.g. SIDA evaluation or Finnish systems review etc)
- Update MRG’s contact relationship management software with contacts and mailings, producing mailing lists (either using CRM or occasionally manually)
- Assist with the management of the Director and Deputy Director’s diaries/calendars, assist on occasion with researching travel options, liaising with external parties and making travel arrangements.
- Support with the organisation of (online and offline) events: organising venues, equipment, invitations, mailing lists.
- Support Director and Deputy Director to capture and present monitoring and evaluation data (including on log frames/flow charts)
- Generate contracts for suppliers, individuals and partners and process financial transactions and maintain complete in-house records of all activities, results and expenditure on behalf of Director and Deputy Director
- Supporting Director and Deputy Director to quality control budgets and reports, liaison with finance team re auditor’s queries or to input into financial reports to donors
- Occasionally generate or modify a budget for new project designs
- Take notes of external/internal meetings
- Contribute to or lead on internal administrative areas on which the Director or Deputy Director hold overall responsibility for the organisation. Current examples include GDPR and Digital Security initiatives.
- Carry out small-scale research on behalf of the Director or Deputy Director from time to time e.g. to understand an advocacy opportunity, research individuals attending a meeting or similar.
Provides advice to and liaises with:
- All MRG staff on administrative matters to do with Directorate activities.
- MRG finance team on financial transactions, reporting and audits
- Partners who are co-operating in the implementation of operational work involving the Director or Deputy Director
- Consultants, donors, authors, readers, trainers, temporary staff and experts
- Council and Committee members on meetings, personal details and papers
- Undertakes such other tasks as may reasonably requested by the Director or Deputy Director from time to time.
- Cover for the work of other administrative staff who are on leave or who are unwell or to support a colleague during an exceptionally busy period.
- Personally respect and work towards full implementation of MRG’s Gender and Equal Opportunities Policies in all the work involved in this post.
- The job holder will be required to maintain the pace of work which may at peak times be high, will need to meet deadlines and manage several tasks at the same time.
- Although the primary purpose of this post is as described above the post holder may be required to work partly or wholly on other areas of MRG’s work. This is to allow MRG to move staff away from work which is unfunded or underfunded or is no longer a priority for the organisation, to work on areas which have more funding, are growing or which are understaffed. This will normally involve the post holder in carrying out tasks similar or identical to those listed in this job description but applied to different programmes or projects.
- The postholder will be responsible for a high level of access to confidential information pertaining to strategies, finance, personnel, operations and external relations which they must ensure they and others retain as confidential.
- A university degree (or at least 2 years’ experience in an administrative role)
- At least 2 years’ experience of holistic and variable administrative support provision involving a wide range of tasks, could include a PA role or general admin support to a team
- At least some admin experience of all of the following; producing complex word documents, financial processing, databases, record keeping, travel arrangements, meeting logistics.
- Excellent written and spoken English.
- Numerate and accurate
- Ability to prioritise work, and meet deadlines
- Ability to stay calm under pressure and to assess and absorb information quickly
- Excellent IT skills and expert knowledge of Word, databases, slack, CRMs and other similar packages.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Commitment to the aims and objectives of MR.
- Desire to work in an administrative support role in the longer term
- Commitment to gender equality and willingness to implement MRG’s gender policy.
- Enthusiastic about working in a multicultural environment.
- Committed to equal opportunities.
- A qualification or successfully completed training in a relevant discipline (e.g. accountancy technician, information management)
- Experience of living and working in areas of the global south.
- Good working knowledge of Russian, Portuguese or other language relevant to MRG’s work
- Lived experience of being from a minority background broadly defined.
To apply, please fill in the application form on our website by 14 August 2022.
Permanent Head of Planning, Forecasting and Reporting based in West Yorkshire
Offering up to £65,000 and flexible working arrangements
About Our Client
This is an exciting time to join the University of Leeds, in 2021 we published our new 10-year values driven strategy: Universal values, Global Change. At the heart of this strategy is the ambition to create stronger impact locally, nationally and globally; harnessing our expertise to drive change and help create a more equitable and sustainable future.
Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk and the University's leadership team are focused on creating an equal and diverse values-driven organisation. We aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, develops and retains the best staff and students from all backgrounds, supporting them to achieve their ambitions and, in so doing, contributing to our institutional strategic aims.
This is a new, exciting high profile role which will be at the heart of delivering the University's financial strategy.
We are recruiting a senior role to lead the University's financial planning, forecasting and reporting activity. We are looking to grow our planning and forecasting capability, leveraging the benefits of a new planning tool and delivering a more efficient process to create greater opportunities to focus on providing value adding insight and analysis. The role will work closely with the Director of Finance, Head of Management Accounting and Faculty & Service finance leads, and will lead and develop a small central team. We are looking for a commercially aware candidate with good experience of financial planning and analysis. The role holder will build strong oversight and understanding of the University's financial plans and forecasts, being able to identify potential issues and challenges, as well as being able to clearly articulate outcomes to senior stakeholders. Being able to work through detailed issues and analysis, but also operate effectively at a senior level will be a key success factor in this role. The role holder will also develop strong relations with faculty and service teams, which will be key to delivering well managed and successful planning and forecasting processes for the University.
As mentioned we really want this colleague to take forward our planning, forecasting and financial MI capabilities. They will need to draw on their own strong experience to do this, and lead the team effectively through a period of change and development. As part of this we are implementing a new planning system. The Head of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting will be the finance business lead and product owner for this project, ensuring that we design and deliver a product that will realise important benefits and process improvements for our financial planning and forecasting activity.
The Successful Applicant
As Head of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting you will have:
- A Professional accounting qualification;
- Extensive experience of accounting, budget preparation and forecasting and of providing a professional financial and management accounting service for senior managers;
- Experience of providing high quality finance business partnering support, including senior stakeholder engagement;
- Ability to interpret data strategically and affect decision making through excellent influencing and negotiating skills;
- Evidence of the ability to build successful relationships and promote excellent team working practices both externally and internally and at all levels of an organisation;
- An ability to understand the business complexities and technical matters, and to provide a clear financial and commercial perspective, including presentation to colleagues of all disciplines
- Evidence of effectively initiating and implementing process change;
- Ability to establish priorities and consistently deliver accurate, timely and relevant data to tight deadlines.
You may also have:
- Experience of working in a Group, Divisional or other Central Finance function, managing processes for collating plans or reports from subsidiaries/business units.
- Experience of SAP and IBM Planning Analytics or a similar Planning system
What's on Offer
Benefits on offer:
- Basic salary between £51,799 and £65,573 depending on experience
- Flexible working arrangement
- Highly competitive pension (there are different schemes but employer contribution can vary between 10%- 20%!)
- 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas)
- Health and Well-being: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
- Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.