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* The salary range is £25,928 to £30,696plus London weighting if applicable).
* 25 days, plus 3 additional days in the Christmas/New Year period, plus all public holidays per annum.
* NEA offer a money-purchase, non-contributory pension scheme. 11½% of basic salary will be paid by NEA in the pension. NEA also offers death-in-service cover to state retirement age and enhanced sick pay.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a small but highly effective charity Business and Partnerships team? In this role you will generate income to deliver initiatives that will make a real impact on the lives of vulnerable energy consumers.
As the Energy Crisis tops the news agenda, our work has never been more needed. Our figures, which have been widely reported in national, regional, and local media show that since April 2022, 6.5 million UK households are now in fuel poverty – that’s one in four.
Our Business and Partnership team lead on securing funds which support the charity’s advocacy, research, and operational work to improve the lives of people struggling to keep their homes warm and safe.
Candidates will have experience to help us develop and maintain our relationships with key stakeholders and charity donors. With the energy crisis continuing to see more people pushed into fuel poverty, you will help us identify new opportunities for the charity at a time when our support has never been more vital to people struggling to cope with the rising costs of energy.
- Be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience,
- Have a proven track record in income generation and be able to evidence your experience in fundraising or business development
- Be creative
- Have excellent communication and people skills and the ability to write for a variety of audience
- Have good numeracy skills and the ability to draft a budget
- Be enthusiastic, able to work as part of a team and have empathy with NEA’s charitable aims.
The job description provides a list of the duties of the post and the person specification provides the list of essential and desirable criteria. The location is flexible across UK, and our staff are working on a temporary remote basis. PLEASE NOTE WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CVs, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO APPLY.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
TRUSTS & CORPORATE FUNDRAISING OFFICER
Location: Location: Maidenhead, Head Office based with Remote Working offered
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 2 years
Salary: Circa £30-31,000 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience, plus a Facilities Allowance of £1,200 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week
About the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is a highly respected and prestigious global organisation. We honour and care for the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring their sacrifice will never be forgotten. The battlefields may be long gone, but our cemeteries, memorials, records, events, community, and outreach programmes remain an important and abiding memorial to all those who fell. They are the last physical and human reminders we have of those world-changing conflicts.
About the CWGF
The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) is the charitable arm of the CWGC. The CWGF highlights the work of the CWGC through diverse projects that actively engage new audiences and find innovative ways to involve the whole community with our work - through education and outreach, voluntary activity, arts and heritage projects, local research and partnership working.
About this Role and You
As our first Trusts & Corporate Fundraising Officer you will be responsible for generating and growing income by researching and developing excellent written applications and reports. You will need to stay abreast of all fundraising opportunities the charity has to offer and prepare strong and compelling grant proposals for all fundable areas of the charity, often working closely with colleagues from other teams.
You will bring new corporate supporters to the organisation through Identifying and building excellent relationships with businesses that lead to partnerships, sponsorship and additional support including Charity of the Year partnerships.
In this role you will be strategically planning, costing and delivering a range of activities and initiatives within a fast-growing charity that is going through an exciting period of growth. As a critical member of small and dynamic team, the role will be high pressure, with challenging targets, and a lot of hands-on delivery.
We are looking for a strategic and driven fundraiser who has excellent experience of securing significant income from partnerships with Trusts and/or Corporates. You will be well organised, able to manage multiple projects within budget and driven to meet deadlines and income targets. Excellent communication skills are essential and as a team-player you will be able to build strong and meaningful relationships and offer exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders. You will be able to work with minimum supervision and possess excellent time-management skills. You will have also have some experience of working with databases.
In addition, we are looking for applicants who share our Values of Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Communication, Professionalism and Commitment.
What We Offer:
- A generous holiday allocation, with 25 days annual leave, rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of 30
- Paid public holidays
- Paid office closure between Christmas and New Year
- Flexible working arrangements
- Generous Pension Scheme, with CWGC contributing up to 15%
- Up to six times salary Life Assurance cover
- Employee Assistance Programme
- We offer piece of mind for our employees travelling on business via International SOS
How to Apply
Please visit our careers web page at for further details about the role and how to apply.
We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.
This is an exciting time at Cruse Bereavement Support. Our strategy ‘Bereaved People First’, is taking shape and the charity is under-going significant transformation. This role is essential for the delivery of the strategy and the well-being of bereaved people across the country.
Over 3.5 million of Cruse’s income currently comes from statutory sources at a local, regional and national level. You will be responsible for increasing this income, primarily from Local Authorities; identifying new opportunities, submitting relevant applications and supporting our Hubs and network of local branches to build strong relationships these vital funders of our work.
Working within the Philanthropy and Partnerships team to pursue a wide range of exciting opportunities, you will help ensure long-term sustainability and growth by securing income to develop services locally.
Your application must consist of a CV and covering letter, which outlines your suitability for the role with reference to the Job Description and Person Specification and should be no longer than two pages.
The closing date for applications is 31/05/2022, We reserve the right to close the advert early, as we will be reviewing applications and interviews will be held as suitable candidates apply.
Please be advised that if you do not hear from us by 02/06/2022, unfortunately on this occasion you have not been shortlisted.
Cruse welcomes and encourages applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Swindon Carers Centre provides advice, information and support to unpaid carers aged 5 and upwards who look after a family member or friend who due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability cannot manage on their own. We recently won the Wiltshire Life Charity of the Year Award 2022.
We are seeking a passionate, effective, and committed individual to become part of our friendly, professional team. The post holder will develop and grow our grant-funded programmes and lead on overall grant management, monitoring reports, project evaluation and communicating the impact of our work.
- Write compelling applications to funders, selling Swindon Carers Centre as a high quality, reliable, dynamic service
- Project manage the entire process for impact and evaluation reporting, including facilitating cross-team discussions; liaising with all members of the Senior Leadership Team to inform the writing of reports that satisfy funding body needs
- Collate and evaluate monitoring reports, data and impact-based information from the Senior Leadership Team and the Management Team and ensure reports to funders are completed and delivered to timelines
- Oversee and quality assure all grant information and submissions to be included in impact reports
- Develop work plans, timetables and deadlines to achieve deliverables.
- Analyse grant, impact and monitoring reports for success and progress stories, learning and reporting of accurate data
- Oversee and maintain a calendar of proposals and report deadlines, ensuring that funder needs are met effectively, efficiently and on time by planning key milestones and deadlines for data collection
- Assist the Media and Communications Manager with the creation of externally facing grant-related documents and impact reports
- Work to the achieve the agreed yearly unrestricted income set by SLT
Flexibility - Swindon Carers Centre offers employees the opportunity to work flexibly, with a mixture of working from our office location and from your home address. This role can be a mainly remote working post, but occasional travel within Swindon/Wiltshire will be required at times.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Grants administration officer is responsible for the day-today running and administration of FfWG’s grant programmes. You will act as the key point of contact for applicants and support and co-ordinate the work of Grants Committee. (The Committee is made up of volunteers who assess and make award recommendations.) You will report to the Chair of the Grants Committee and the Board of Governors and work closely with the Company Secretary.
This is a part-time, permanent, home-based role. You will be the sole employee of the organisation working closely with the Company Secretary and the voluntary Chair of the Grants Committee.
Key tasks and responsibilities
The responsibilities of the post will include:
- Responding to all grant queries and providing advice to applicants and awardees
- Managing the day-to-day operation of FfWG’s on-line grant application database
- Overseeing applications, ensuring eligibility and coordinating allocation of eligible applications for assessment
- Convening and supporting the grants committee, including preparation of committee papers, reports and financial information, as well as taking minutes at meeting
- Sending award and rejection letters to applicants following approval by the Board of Governors
- Collating awardee condition information and making grant payments to awardees
- Maintaining accurate and up to date data on grants and preparing reports as required
- Ensuring that the grants information on FfWG’s website is accurate and up to date
- Making payments on behalf of FfWG
- Performing any other duties that might be reasonably expected and determined from time to time
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Trusts and Grants Manager
Location: This is a remotely-based role and some travel may be required.
Hours: Full-Time or Part-Time
Salary: Up to £33,815.00 per annum
Additional Information: We operate flexi time and flexible working. Full UK driving licence is essential
This closes on Friday 20th May and interviews will be held on the 31st May.
Thera Trust are a charity that support people with a learning disability. We are people-centred and we want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society. You’ll see our dedication to our values throughout of our work.
It’s a fascinating and exciting time to join us as our fundraising team begins to mature, developing the foundations of fundraising programmes to support our activity for years to come.
We’re are a tight-knit, dynamic and creative fundraising team with a focus on securing the right money for the right purpose and building collaborative relationships with those who support our work.
The projects we support as a fundraising team are wide-ranging and include social enterprise, employability, independence, health & wellbeing and social isolation/loneliness. Charitable funding can make a huge impact on the lives of thousands of people with a learning disability across the UK and you can play a significant role in making it happen.
Trusts and Grants
Our Trusts and Grants Team has been in existence for two years, and in that time secured over £1m towards our work. We have established strong relationships with funders who are truly invested in our work. Now we are looking to sustain these, and build more, over the long-term.
We are looking for a Trusts and Grants Manager to lead on all aspects of our trusts and grants fundraising and be responsible for securing income to support our work. You will line manage other members of the Trusts and Grants team and work strategically with the rest of the team and our subsidiary companies to deliver the right funding for the right work.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, you will be responsible for investigating, researching and making approaches for new funding as well as maintaining and developing existing relationships to ensure future support.
This role is remotely based (though the team will be tight-knit, meeting regularly either in person or via phone/video calls) and an element of travelling is required. It comes with 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays.
We reserve the right to close this advert before the deadline.
There is currently no legal requirement for individuals joining Thera to be fully vaccinated against covid-19, however we do follow Government guidance and believe that they are an effective way to support everyone's safety. There is an expectation of anyone joining us that if vaccinations against any disease/virus become law, then you will be required to follow such guidance, and your contract of employments will reflect this.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking a Grants Manager to take lead responsibility for individual grant programmes for a leading health charity at an exciting time of growth.
Position: Grants Manager
Location: Homebased with occasional travel to Warwick
Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 per annum
Hours: Full time – 35 hours
About the role:
As Grants Manager you will be responsible for managing a small team within a geographical portfolio reporting to the Senior Grants Manager/Head of Grants to leading the delivery of the grant making and grant management process, awarding funding to Member Charities.
In addition to line management, you will manage a more complex portfolio of grants, taking a relational approach to grant making and acting as a key contact point for internal and external stakeholders. You will take lead responsibility for individual grant programmes and ensure consistency in interpretation of programme criteria and assessments across the grants team engagement. The experience level of this post means that the role will hold higher responsibility in terms of delegated decision making and escalation of more complex issues across grants management functions and provide line management the Senior Grants Officers and coaching and support for team members.
The role is an integral part of the Grants Team which collectively delivers the grants programmes of the Charity to further the organisational impact strategy.
To be successful in this role you will need to have the ability to work at a strategic level, be excellent at building relationships and strong leadership and management skills.
You will also bring with you the following experience:
Significant knowledge of grant making and grant programmes in excess of £1million
Strong knowledge of grant making processes and systems, ideally gained from a variety of sources
Strong experience of relational grant management
Good understanding of the landscape of grant making, ideally within the voluntary sector, health sector or NHS
Good experience of grant management systems, e.g. Salesforce
Strong understanding of charities and charity governance
Experience of monitoring, evaluation, and impact measurement
Significant leadership and people management experience, could be gained through leading staff or volunteers.
Strong reporting and analytical skills. Evidence of creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to assimilate information clearly and prepare appropriate, clear, and concise content.
Strong presentation skills, confidence to deliver presentations, training, or grants + support
Experience of co-production, collaboration and partnership working
Self starter with ability to work remotely with a UK wide team
Other roles you may have experience of could include: Grants Manager, Grant Programmes Manager, Grants and Programmes Manager, Grant Scheme Manager, Charitable Grants Manager, Head of Grants Management, Grants Operation Lead, Grants Director, Trusts and Grants Manager, Senior Grants & Programmes Manager, Programme Funding Manager, etc.
Office and hybrid working in Leeds, or homeworking
We are working in partnership with brainstrust, a charity that helps people diagnosed with a brain tumour, and their loved ones, access proactive support, a community, and good information that can improve knowledge and understanding, reduce anxiety, increase preparedness for events, instil control and improve satisfaction with treatment. They work in clinical settings to secure the best possible care for those with a brain tumour, campaign to solve real issues and provide personalised support and resources that help people with a brain tumour, and their loved ones, to live the life they want after diagnosis.
We are seeking a Grants and Trusts Fundraising Manager, who working directly with the Chief Executive, will maintain and develop an essential income stream for the organisation. The postholder will manage the existing grants and trusts funding pipeline (c. £160k secured), research and develop new opportunities, and build and steward funder relationships to deliver a sustainable pipeline, including timely and accurate reporting to funders. You will be working with a dynamic, energetic, and supportive team who are truly passionate about changing lives.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:
- Minimum of two years’ experience successfully working in a fundraising role, ideally with a proven track record of achievement in Grants and Trusts fundraising.
- Excellent written skills to create accurate, powerful, compelling, and persuasive proposals/bids and other copy in a range of formats and tailored for the audience.
- Experience of prospect researching and managing pipelines.
- Experience in stewarding and reporting to funders.
- Knowledge of budgets important, but ability to prepare budgets is not essential.
We are seeking an individual with a creative approach, with the ability to build relationships with people from a range of backgrounds and levels of seniority, manage a variety of tasks to meet deadlines under occasional time pressure, and with the capability to adjust communications according to the audience. Working autonomously and collaboratively is expected.
For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Charisma Charity Recruitment, your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
Closing date for applications: 24 May 2022, however applications are being reviewed and interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.
Title: Grants and Investment Manager
Employment Status: 5 days a week
Location: Remote in the UK. Offices in Tottenham and Bermondsey, London.
Deadline: 3 June 2022, 11.59pm
Thank you for your interest in the Grants and Investment Manager post at Do it Now Now (DINN). This work is specifically related to our grant fund, Common Call.
The job description below describes the main responsibilities of the post; the person specification relates directly to the job description and is a list of the skills and experience that we consider necessary for the post. Please read the information carefully. The applicants who fit the person specification most closely will be shortlisted for an interview, so please make sure you tell us everything relevant to your application in your CV and covering letter.
DINN is committed to a policy of equal opportunities, and we ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and equally. We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, vulnerable adults and the elderly. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.
About us and the context for this role
DINN is an open innovation organisation committed to bringing social empowerment to Black communities across the globe. We bring charities, social entrepreneurs, startup teams, social innovators, investors, and philanthropists together to address social challenges, solve problems and support the development of under-represented groups and Black communities specifically. Find out more on the Do it Now Now website.
In 2021 we wanted to better achieve our mission by building upon the creation of Common Call. We have had the opportunity to connect with some fantastic, Black-led impact organisations in the UK that deliver transformative services in their communities. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, these organisations have had to pivot and change how they respond to their communities’ urgent needs. It has not always been easy, but they have pulled through, continuing to make an impact during this uncertain time. The position of Grants and Community Support Manager plays a pivotal role in this. You can read our recent report on our Common Call work here.
As the postholder, you would need to work collaboratively as part of our dedicated team. You will be a self-starter and will be aligned with our core values, sharing our passion for delivering change in an enterprising and empowering way. The role is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in social change, charities, and social enterprises to apply their experience and skills to further our purpose to of improving Black people’s lives in the UK.
The Grants and Investment Manager will be responsible for the smooth running of grants systems, payments, and processes in addition to community building to engage our grantees and grantee pipeline. Between grant-making calls, the post-holder will contribute to the management of any funding programmes being run across the organisation, monitoring and evaluation, research projects, thought leadership and represent DINN in key spaces to grow a deeper understanding of Black-led charities and social enterprises across the UK.
The role holder will work closely with the Director of Investments and Grants, Finance and Executive teams to provide a joined-up Grants administration function.
- Management of the grant application process for all funding streams, including communication with applicants.
- Scope new opportunities to innovate and elevate our processes to ensure we are always following best practice.
- Adopt best practices such as participatory grant making and other key practices
- Grow networks of key stakeholders to ensure our grant management work is always well connected to the wider community of funders, VCSEs and other stakeholders.
- Run process evaluations and work to the theory of change/logic model that has been adopted for the work.
- Provision of assistance in monitoring the progress of grants awarded and ensuring adequate evaluation of impact and timely reporting to the SMT and Board.
- Production of papers on recommended grant applications for consideration at the Investment Committee and production of relevant papers for the Board Pack.
- Assisting the Director of Investment and Grants in monitoring the progress of grants awarded and ensuring evaluation and impact systems are adhered to by grantees.
- Curate and coordinate our events and workshop programmes
- Management of the grant reporting process to external funders, including liaising with Finance, Executive and other teams to coordinate information and responses.
- Production and dissemination of the Grants Committee pack to staff and Board.
- Developing and supporting the application processes for other grant programmes without direct responsibility.
- Managing the grant payment process in collaboration with colleagues.
- To support Executives with ad hoc assignments, and to represent DINN as necessary.
- Ensure the CRM is kept updated with grantee information and payment data to ensure accurate financial reporting and forecasting.
Essential Skills/ Abilities
- Strong analytical ability
- Strong IT skills - user of full Microsoft Office suite including Excel and PPT
- Ability to work positively with a wide range of individuals
- Ability to work independently and flexibly
- Self-motivated, with strong customer service skills
- Ability to use initiative and anticipate requirements
- Excellent organisational abilities
- A team player, willing to collaborate with colleagues
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with confidence, tact, and clarity with a range of individuals and groups in a variety of settings, including phone, video call, face to face, and email.
- You’re highly organised and self-motivated.
- You are an ambitious leader. You recognise the importance of what we are trying to achieve and see your role in that.
- You’re resourceful. You know how to find things, solve things, answer questions, reach people.
- You are passionate about the cause. You have a demonstrated interest and motivation to support young Black people to succeed in the digital and creative industries.
- You have sound judgement. You work independently, and when faced with issues react calmly and logically.
- You're a positive, solutions-oriented, and entrepreneurial individual with a drive for excellence.
- You can engage remotely and with autonomy.
- You’re a team player and manager, with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Do it Now Now is dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve—in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
Thank you for your consideration.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Grassroots Movements Programme Manager
Are you someone with experience of being involved with social movements and work within the grant-making field? Are you excited at the prospect of being able to co-design a new funding stream to support social movements?
We’re looking for a dynamic individual to co-lead our new funding programme for social movements aimed at resourcing movements that are situated on the frontlines of social and environmental injustice, and who are striving for transformative change.
You will need to have a good understanding of both these worlds, experience of participatory processes, exceptional communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with a range of groups and audiences
The movements fund has emerged within JRCT through a careful process of learning, listening and consultation. The fund is rooted in a movement led decision-making process and will be allocating £1 million over 3 grant rounds in 2022-23. This fund is more important than ever in the context of deep structural inequalities and injustices within our society.
For more information and to apply:
- Download the application pack
- Send your CV and cover letter by 29th May
- Interviews will take place on the 17th June in London
We welcome all applicants and are keen to enhance our team to reflect the diversity of the UK and the communities we serve. We would like to encourage applications from disabled people, those from LGBT and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and those experiencing other forms of marginalisation, as they are underrepresented at this level.
Please apply via our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Every day in the UK, 13 babies are stillborn or die shortly after birth.
Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.
We are looking for a collaborative and enthusiastic Bereavement Care Resources Officer to help us deliver Sands’ aim of improving the quality and consistency of the bereavement care provided by professionals after pregnancy loss or the death of a baby.
This a newly-created role which exists to ensure that staff in hospitals and other settings providing bereavement care have access to the best possible resources, as well as updating and promoting Sands’ bereavement care resources plus embedding bereavement care standards into key national frameworks such as NICE guidelines.
You will have an in-depth knowledge of the current practice, policy and guidelines in healthcare and bereavement, as well as experience of creating and updating guidance materials and written resources which remain responsive to the changing needs of internal and external stakeholders.
Additionally, you will be a great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to reach out to, and engage with, diverse communities.
With a highly organised approach, you will have demonstrable experience of successfully managing and co-ordinating projects including the reporting, monitoring and measuring of outputs and impact.
In addition to the above, you will be able to absorb and understand complex issues and communicate them effectively to public and professional audiences.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Grandmentors Project Coordinator
Fixed Term Contract
Job Ref: V398
Hours/Days per week: 35 hours per week – (Flexible days/hours)
Salary: £24,000 plus attractive employee benefits package
Start date: ASAP
Location: Homebased (regular travel around Surrey)
Closing date: 22nd May 2022
Interview date and Location: Week commencing 23rd May, Microsoft Teams
At Volunteering Matters we use volunteering’s unique power to bring people together and build stronger, more resilient communities across the UK.
We bring people together to resolve some of society’s most complex issues. From social isolation and loneliness; improving health and wellbeing; building skills, confidence, and opportunity; to ensuring young people can become change makers in their community, the impact that we make is great. And we won’t stop until everyone in the UK has the opportunity to thrive.
People-led and impact driven, we are a national charity that is deeply embedded in local areas across the UK. We operate in five regions: London and the South East; Wales and the West of England; East of England; the Midlands and North West England; and Scotland and North East England. We also have an Employee Volunteering Team with over 25 years’ experience, acting as a broker to provide tailor-made solutions to employers. We turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.
This is an exciting time to be joining the team. We’re changing the way we work to meet new ambitions and make sure our impact continues to grow alongside out business.
To work alongside our existing Project Coordinator to develop and deliver all aspects of our Grandmentors project in Surrey, ensuring it achieves its aims, objectives, outcomes, and targets. The post holder will work closely with the Virtual College and Leaving Care teams within Surrey County Council and local volunteers to ensure that we improve and empower the lives of care leavers (aged 16-25) through the unique power of inter-generational mentoring.
Key Duties Responsibilities
- To effectively deliver the service to ensure the project meets its agreed targets and millstones.
- Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and local authority staff at a day-to day level.
- To ensure volunteers are recruited, appropriately trained and supported in their role; this will involve processing volunteer expenses, DBS checks and maintaining databases.
- To ensure regular communication between project staff and volunteers is maintained and that regular supervision for volunteers is provided.
- To work with your line manager to ensure project expenditure is in line with the budget.
- To maintain accurate administration, for all aspects of the project.
- To maintain accurate records on all aspects of the project and submit data onto a secure database.
- To manage and maintain effective monitoring and evaluation records to capture impact and outcomes and ensure contractual compliance.
- To implement and maintain appropriate risk assessment management processes.
- To prepare regular reports including quarterly progress updates, impact reports and end of year reports for both internal and external purposes.
- To develop relevant information to promote and raise the profile of Volunteering Matters locally.
- To promote and adhere to Volunteering Matters Equality and Diversity Policy and all other Volunteering Matters policies which relate to the work of Grandmentors.
- To comply with the applicable Health and Safety and Safeguarding regulations.
- To contribute to joint working and teamwork across Volunteering Matters.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a demanding and developing workload
- Ability to assess risk and carry out risk assessments
- Evidence of good administrative and IT skills and the ability to maintain project monitoring and administrative records
- Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, stakeholders and partners
- The ability to motivate, enthuse and empower yourself and others.
- Working or volunteering directly with young adults
- Recruiting, training and managing volunteers
- Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities
- Understanding of and commitment to GDPR and confidentiality
Relevant experience and values alignment is more important for this role than specific qualifications.
This role requires an enhanced DBS check which will be undertaken with the successful candidate before starting.
With a flexible working policy, the postholder can be based from home or within one of the Surrey County Council offices. The postholder will need internet access to enable remote working. I.T. equipment and infrastructure will be supplied. There is an expectation to travel across Surrey in the role.
Our Values & Way of Working:
In all that we do, we embrace a philosophy of ‘Freedom within a Framework’ and are guided by our values: Empowering, Inclusive, Compassionate, Positive & Straightforward.
This job description is intended to include the broad range of responsibilities and requirements of the post. It is neither exhaustive nor exclusive but while some variations will be expected, these will be at an appropriate level for the role.
Diversity & Inclusion
Volunteering Matters welcomes all applicants and are keen to ensure our team reflects the diversity of the UK and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from disabled, LGBT and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, along with candidates with any protected characteristics and from disadvantaged groups.
Disability Confident & Reasonable Adjustments:
We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. Please provide evidence in your application, which demonstrates that you meet the level of competence required in the “Experience/Skills” section of this advert. To be considered for a guaranteed interview or to discuss any reasonable adjustments during the process, please state this in your application or contact our HR team for more information.
We have also committed to the following pledges which positively encompass our recruitment and selection processes and methodology: The Promise, Show The Salary, Salary History.
Our employee benefits reflect our culture which is built on an approach of full flexibility with accountability, and designed to let you make your most positive contribution; we offer Flexible Working by Default (re hours & place of work), Unlimited Annual Leave, Employee Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced sick and family leave. We are also open to discuss job share applications.
If you apply for a role with us, we will retain your contact details including your name, address, email address and phone number to help us manage your application for up to 6 months. We will not use your personal data for any other purpose or share it with any third party. You can contact us at any point to update your personal information or ask us to delete it from our records.
To Apply - please see our website
A world where all young people flourish, regardless of their background.
Who We Are
LTSB is a social mobility charity that works with bright young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, ensuring they find meaningful, skilled careers – and that firms get positive, effective employees who can make a difference from their first day.
Our four key responsibilities are:
- Promoting opportunities to those from backgrounds that are not normally reached
- Preparing young people for the workplace, and the workplace for young people
- Providing context for their application, and stewarding the hiring process
- Pastoral care – an additional support network for the first phase of their career
We don’t just get young people jobs. We launch careers. When diverse talent is given preparation and support, they don’t just get by, they thrive – and that means more representative management which can better train and retain a more representative workforce. For historic information, please see our Impact Report on our website: www.ltsb.charity
The Finance team consists of a Finance Director and a Finance Administrator role.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Finance Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial management of the LTSB, and provides commercial focus, leading on financial compliance and governance and overseeing strong and effective financial administrative functions and reporting. With overall responsibility for the charity’s finance function, you will play a significant role as a senior member of the leadership team to ensure the charity can achieve its mission in the most effective and efficient way possible. The FD manages the Finance Administrator who undertakes the day-to-day financial administration.
Day-to-day financial management
- Ensure relevant and accurate records are kept, filings made, and taxes paid as required by HMRC (in respect of Payroll, corporation tax and VAT), pension agencies, Companies’ House and the Charity Commission.
- Develop and enhance the financial and management reporting systems to meet the strategic and operational needs of the Trust including the identification and implementation of suitable software, and upgrades to existing software and office systems to improve processes and systems to bring about efficiencies.
- Ensure compliance with statutory accounting and regulatory requirements of financial and charity governance matters.
- Prepare the annual accounts in accordance with relevant statutory and accounting reporting standards and auditing requirements.
- Liaise with external auditors in relation to the annual audit and any management recommendations raised by the auditors.
- Oversee the management and reporting of all funds received from external funders. Ensure that accurate restricted fund accounts are maintained and that the financial records comply with funder reporting requirements.
- Supervise the Finance Administrator.
- Keep the CEO and Finance Committee informed of material developments on a regular and ad-hoc basis as required.
Strategic financial planning and management
- Prepare quarterly and annual management accounts, including income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet, cash flows, financial performance indicators and supporting notes for the Finance Committee and Trustee Board quarterly meetings.
- Be responsible for the budgeting and forecasting process for the organisation and provide appropriate reporting, variance analysis and support for decision making to the CEO, SLT and Board.
- Developing and leading LTSB’s finance strategy, optimising the charity’s financial performance and strategic position.
- Providing strategic leadership in relation to LTSB’s finances, advising on matters of compliance, risk, and contract performance.
- Accountable to the Finance Committee of the Board for all financial, risk and audit matters working closely with the CEO and Board to achieve a high quality of governance for LTSB.
- Ensure LTSB’s legal and governance responsibilities are undertaken and executed in a robust and transparent way, with trustees updated on any relevant legal and/or governance changes.
- Maintain up-to-date corporate documents and ensuring that all required documents are filed at Companies House and Charities Commission within the requisite deadlines.
- Undertaking any other duties and projects as may be assigned by the CEO or the Board of Trustees.
- Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with strong financial systems and experience working as a finance director.
- Outstanding and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
- Demonstrable commitment to LTSB’s vision and values.
- Experience of financial statement preparation and audit process management.
- Experience of preparing board papers and presenting to boards.
- Experience of managing grant finances and contract compliance.
- Commercially aware.
- Experience of preparing and submitting VAT returns under the partial exemption method.
- Experience of working in the charity sector with good knowledge of charity accounting.
- Experience of overseeing the development of organisational policies, procedures and systems.
- We have recently moved from Quickbooks to Oracle Netsuite accounting software so candidates with a good working knowledge of at least one of these systems would be ideal, although experience of using any similar cloud accounting system would be advantageous for the role
Skills and Abilities
- Strong technical financial and management accounting skills.
- Strong IT skills with advanced Excel skills.
- Ability to work to deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills.
- Proven financial analysis, cashflow management and forecasting ability.
- Excellent communication and reporting skills (verbal and written).
- Proven ability to produce and interpret management accounts
- Proven ability to provide support, and guidance to non-financial managers and colleagues.
- The ability to manage a varied and pressured workload.
- Highly motivated and autonomous.
This job description is intended to summarise the main duties and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks. All LTSB staff members are expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises.
This role is ideal for an experienced Finance Director who is seeking flexible hours and home working. Although the FD would need to attend meetings in London they could be based anywhere in the UK. This is a home-based role, and our team works independently with no central office.
To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter in Word format, when prompted to attach documents, explaining how you meet the person specification and why you would like to work at LTSB in this role.
Please note, all candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this position.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 29th May 2022. Applications received after this point will not be considered.
First stage interviews will be held by Zoom during w/c 6th June. Second stage interviews will be held in London on Wednesday 15th June.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is striving for "A world where no one suffers from tinnitus." Last year the charity helped an incredible 1.7 million people living with tinnitus and continued to press ahead with its mission to drive progress towards a cure. Now is an incredibly crucial time for this life transforming organisation as they innovate digitally and enter an exciting new phase in their journey.
We have an opportunity for a Trusts and Foundations Officer to join the fundraising team that sits at the heart of all the charity achieves. This team is successful, ambitious, and looking for likeminded people to join and help transform the lives of those living with tinnitus.
This is an exciting opportunity to grow revenue within the incredibly important Trusts and Foundations income stream for the charity. Responsibilities will include:
- Developing, writing, and submitting targeted funding applications to raise income from new and existing trusts and foundations.
- Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing trusts and grant makers.
- Conducting research for new trusts and foundations fundraising opportunities and monitoring developments in trusts and foundations fundraising.
- Providing accurate, timely and comprehensive monitoring reports and updates to supporters.
We are looking for solution-focussed, creative individuals with persuasive writing skills and an ability to work towards targets in a fundraising setting. Ideally you will have experience in raising income from trusts and foundations, however we are also keen to speak to people looking to develop a career within this rewarding area of fundraising. Organisational skills will be integral to success in this role so you should possess the ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload and also communicate convincingly with a diverse range of people.
This team has a wonderfully ambitious culture, creative approach to fundraising and a supportive and collaborative approach to work. If you’d like to find out more about joining this group of talented people, then get in touch for more information!
The role can be either entirely remote, or a split between home-working and out of the charity’s offices in Sheffield. Apply here or contact Charlie or Leanne for more information. Interviews will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of June.
Please note: If you would like to submit an application or express your interest in an alternative format, such as audio or video upload, please contact either Charlie or Leanne who will be happy to advise on this.
Please also be aware that Charity Horizons use anonymous recruitment methods when submitting shortlists for all our roles and we only work with organisations that are happy to engage with us in this way.
Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition, and pregnancy.
Location: Flexible global location, remote working from home.
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 GBP for UK location, adjusted based on the cost of labour for the country in which the candidate resides. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Candidates must have the right to work in the country they are applying from.
Reports to: Executive Director
Contract Type: Permanent employment contract
The Urban Movement Innovation Fund (UMI Fund) works to connect, align, and strengthen people-power for a more socially just, zero carbon future. Drawing together and amplifying the efforts of NGOs working on technical solutions, or working with policy makers, with those of campaign or grassroots groups and movements working to increase citizen engagement and activity. UMIF´s goal is to dramatically accelerate humanity’s transition to a zero-carbon world. UMIF is a convenor of the field, an advisor to philanthropy, and a grant maker.
UMI Fund believes that people-powered movements are critical to creating a zero-carbon world, generating the drive and popular support necessary for huge political, cultural and technological shifts. In order to grow in our set direction and meet our strategic plan, we are in urgent need to build a team to help us strategically reach our goals.
The UMI Fund team is small with a large portfolio of grants. As part of the team, led by the Co-Executive Directors, the Senior Programme Officer will make and manage a portion of these grants. The successful candidate will be an excellent strategist and a seasoned and successful change maker. They will have the
opportunity to explore various climate change linked issues and to work with truly inspirational partners from all over the world. This position is full-time and home-based; being part of a fully remote working and internationally distributed team.
UMI Fund has a small team that operates collaboratively and flexibly with sometimes overlapping responsibilities. Team members have specialisms, but we avoid being siloed in work delivery. Within the team the Senior Programme Officer will primarily be in a grant making role, and have a particular focus on the following:
- Establishing and maintaining good relationships with applicants/grantees and other partners.
- Networking, landscape scanning and mapping, conducting research and performing due diligence on grants and partnerships that fall within UMI Fund’s theory of change and current strategy. The Fund strategy encompasses movement building for action on climate change with a focus on ending the internal combustion engine, supporting the youth climate movement and fairer, more socially just climate solutions.
- Co-creating and supporting grantee projects and clusters of projects.
- Creating collaboration spaces for the UMI Fund community.
- Writing recommendations for funding, and monitoring and reporting on the progress of open grants which may sometimes involve travel to conduct site visits (depending on Covid-19 related travel restrictions).
- Supporting grantees with capacity building and the development of child safeguarding policies as needed.
- Assisting grantees with challenges during the grant period and drawing out lessons learned in ‘end-of-grant’ reports and evaluations when grants close.
- Working collaboratively with the full team at UMI Fund, ensuring there is cross-programme resonance, synergy, communication and learning where there are programmatic areas of overlap.
- Working collaboratively with other Grantmakers and funder initiatives as required.
- Contributing to internal reports, UMI Fund’s annual report, and board presentations as required;
- Representing the programme in a variety of settings both internally and externally.
Experience and Qualifications
The following list offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups.
- A proven change maker with demonstrated success in international campaigning and/or movement building.
- Proven commitment to action on climate change and social justice with at least seven years’ experience of working in the not-for-profit sector and/or in philanthropy, including experience in project and budget management (whether from the implementation or donor side).
- Proven knowledge and work experience in the climate mitigation, social justice and/or movement building fields as a grant-maker, advocate and/or practitioner.
- Experience of working in diverse and international teams.
Skills and Attributes
The following offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups.
- Tact, humility, flexibility, openness, and a good sense of humour,
- Proven experience in building and maintaining positive work relationships and partnerships.
- Excellent collaborative and facilitation skills.
- Strong analytical, negotiation, and communication skills.
- An understanding of intersectionality and inclusive approaches to grant-making.
- Ability to work independently but also flexibly and collaboratively, as part of a small team.
- Excellent workload and time management skills with the ability to manage a busy workload delivering high quality work to deadline and under pressure.
- Fluent in English; additional languages could be an advantage.
- Excellent writing and editing skills, and ability to write quickly to meet deadlines.
- A demonstrated commitment to the values of inclusion, equity and social justice.
The following skills/experience will strengthen candidacy for this role:
- Knowledge and work experience in grant making.
- Knowledge and work experience in collective action or movement building.
- Knowledge and experience working on the agency, voice and power of women, youth, Indigenous Peoples, frontline communities, or other disadvantaged groups; particularly in the context of climate mitigation.
- A demonstrated ability to link local to global action to safeguard people and the environment.
*For all locations: Applicants must have the right to legally live and work in the country where they wish to be based.
UMI Fund is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, as detailed in our child and adults-at-risk safeguarding policy. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Please note that the successful candidate may undergo reference checks and be required to provide a police record prior to starting employment.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 5th June 2022
Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required, irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
Please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to Karem Armstrong. Please ensure that they are sent with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” and put “UMIF – Programme Officer” in the email subject line. Also please let us know where you saw the post advertised.