Head Of Account Management Jobs in Belfast
We’re on a mission to level the playing field when it comes to young people finding and applying for their next step after school. We're achieving this by bringing all the available information into one single, impartial, user-friendly platform that helps students to make the best choices, and submit the strongest applications. We also empower teachers and counsellors to manage the progression process effectively.
Our outlook is global - we work with schools and universities all over the world, from the US to New Zealand, and from Italy to Hong Kong. We want to make it so that young people can compare every opportunity taught in English, wherever it is in the world, and have all the support they need to make successful applications.
We have a clear social purpose, and we’re hugely ambitious. We already work with over half of UK secondary schools, and hundreds of international schools. We are growing rapidly in terms of the number of our customers, in terms of how much they use our platform, and in terms of the breadth of products we offer (check out this video to hear more about the Unifrog platform).
Our team is at the heart of our business and is integral to our success. We work hard to foster a culture of openness, happiness and innovation, and we commit to helping every individual learn and grow so that they can reach their full potential. We want to hire talented people, whatever their background. If you are excited by our mission and are ready to work hard, please don’t hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!
We believe in the power of diversity. If you are from an ethnic minority background, we would like to strongly encourage you to apply. In advance of applying if you have any questions about working at Unifrog, please contact our Diversity Champions, Hannah and Farhana.
The role and your key responsibilities
As a Senior Account Manager, your role is to line manage a regional team of Account Managers to maximise partner engagement and ensure we retain sky-high resubscription rates. You will manage your regional team’s objectives and report on progress towards this on a monthly basis.
Alongside managing your team, you’ll work with a cohort of partner schools and colleges, facilitating an environment which identifies and promotes best practice across partners within your region. Using data analysis across schools and colleges within your region, you’ll identify trends and opportunities to further increase the use of Unifrog, maximising engagement and resubscription rates.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Line manage a regional team of Account Managers to achieve their resubscription and engagement goals, delivering weekly check-ins with each team member to review their progress with partners.
Run team weekly meetings with your regional Account Management team to review key engagement strategies and objectives.
Meet weekly with the Head of UK Partnerships, reporting on progress with your partners, and the progress of your regional team.
Analyse regional engagement data to spot trends and work closely with the Head of UK Partnerships to devise and implement strategies to improve on any areas of low engagement.
Work with a region of schools and colleges with the responsibility of an Account Manager, providing resources and strategies which maximise staff and student engagement with Unifrog, and identifying and promoting best practice across partner schools.
Deliver targeted training sessions to staff within our partner schools and colleges via workshops and presentations, delivered remotely or in person.
Work closely with your regional Area Manager to improve Unifrog engagement and maintain a sky high resubscription rate.
What we’re looking for
Strong communication skills – written, over the phone and on video calls.
1+ years’ Account Management experience.
Track record of excellent relationship management.
Ability to identify strengths and areas for improvement within a team, and to put relevant support in place.
Ability to listen to feedback and adapt quickly and flexibly.
Extremely well organised.
Keen attention to detail.
Active listening and objection handling skills.
Experience in working with schools and colleges is preferred by not essential.
Proactive attitude and willingness to get stuck in.
You will be joining a team of highly motivated people who are passionate about our mission of helping students to find the best next step for them after school. If this excites you and you’re an energetic person who is willing to learn, then we’d love to hear from you.
You’ll work alongside an Area Manager in your region, as well as people in our Partner Success and Account Management teams. You’ll be line-managed by our Head of UK Partnerships.
Head to our jobs page for a full list of the excellent benefits we offer our team.
Join one of ‘the best organisations to escape to’ and help transform careers and destinations in schools.
Become part of a committed, dynamic, and growing company. We want to build our team for the long term: if you do well, we will do our best to make sure you want to stay at the company for a long time.
Professional development is important at Unifrog. You will define your own 6-month objectives and will be supported by your line manager and the rest of the team to achieve them. You will have an annual training allowance to spend on what you need to grow and progress.
Influence the company’s direction: we love to promote great ideas, wherever they come from.
£42,312 per annum (Grade C), plus commission, car allowance (if relevant) and a share in a company-wide performance bonus (OTE £45,000).
28 days paid holiday per year (plus bank holidays).
Working hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9:00am to 4:30pm on Friday.
Full UK driving licence is essential.
All travel expenses covered.
Candidate will need to be based in London.
Remote role with some travel to schools and colleges.
Start date: as soon as possible, though we will be flexible for the right candidates.
To discuss any details about the role before applying, please contact Mhairi (details on our website)
We can only consider candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
Deadline: 10:00AM (BST) on 7th December 2023.
Stage 1: Application form (~1 hour) ✍️
Visit our website to upload your CV and complete the questions and tasks below. Please note that we do not review CVs at this stage of the application process so please be as specific as possible about your experience.
i. Why do you want to work at Unifrog? (250 words)
ii. With reference to the job description and your experience, what makes you an excellent candidate for this role? (250 words)
You receive the following email from the head of large group of schools in England:
One of the schools in our Trust has asked for more information about Unifrog and how we've been getting on with the platform this year.
They're currently using a free platform with their lower year groups, so they're covered with that, but are looking for something to support their KS4 & KS5 students.
Can you provide some information on how Unifrog can support them specifically with those Key Stages, and maybe some costs around a subscription?
What next steps would you take following on from this email, and how would you respond to the contact?
Stage 2: Phone task (15 minutes)
A short role play task over the phone. We will schedule these tasks throughout the application window.
Stage 3: Video call interview (1 hour)
Pre-prepared presentation (10 mins)
Standard Q&A from a panel of three, including questions about your experiences and how these relate to the role, and scenario questions based on common situations you might face (plus time for your questions) (40 mins).
Video call interviews will be held Monday 18th December 2023.
Inclusion and diversity at Unifrog
Within the company we try to foster a culture of innovation, and a happy working environment, both because this is the right thing to do, and because we think this results in the most effective team. To this end we believe in open communication, celebrating successes, supporting each other, not being afraid to be wrong or to fail, and promoting good ideas wherever they come from.
As a platform that supports teachers and students from a huge variety of backgrounds it’s important that our team and leadership reflects this diversity. This is something we are actively working towards and prioritising. We want to embed diversity, equity and inclusion across everything we do, continually evaluating policies and practices to make sure they are inclusive and equitable.
To make sure everyone’s voice is heard and people have the opportunities to learn to be better allies in the workplace, we encourage the team to share what they’re celebrating, facilitate training and group discussions, and seek regular feedback about what more the company could do to help people feel included.
To ensure that our recruitment process is consistent and fair, we anonymise your application and therefore do not see your name, personal, educational or professional background. We also randomise the order of responses so that it’s less likely that a candidate is advantaged or disadvantaged by where their answers appear compared to other candidates.
Ideally FT but will consider 28 hours per week for the right candidate. Home based role with occasional travel to London.
The primary function of this role is to support the CEO and Head of Member Engagement with all administrative activities that relate to our existing membership and training, including updating our CRM system (ThankQ), dealing with membership correspondence and growth, hosting webinars via Zoom, and helping to plan and deliver our annual conference (May 10th in 2023) in London. The postholder will report to the Head of Member Engagement. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of CRM systems and customer service, and experience of charities and membership processes will be a distinct advantage. The postholder will also support the CEO in managing relationships with key external stakeholders and dealing with governance.
• Membership and data:
- Initial contact for all membership, training and stakeholder enquiries
- Processing memberships on ThankQ, to include:
- Importing new contacts and updating contact information as required
- Importing new memberships
- Providing our finance function with the information required to invoice new and renewing members
- Ensuring that ILM Members’ information is accurate and up to date
- Working with the Head of Member Engagement to shape and send appropriate induction materials to new members
- To lead on member data accuracy, efficiency and drive forward any improvements
• Training and events:
- Helping to create new training events on ThankQ and our website
- Overseeing bookings within ThankQ, creating accurate delegate lists and ensuring that Finance have the information required for invoicing
- Assisting with organising events on Zoom, including sending panellist and delegate links
- Starting and hosting webinars, sharing this responsibility with the Head of Member Engagement (this postholder will not actually be delivering any training)
- Helping to process videos and uploading these to the website, after webinars and training have completed.
- Sending certificates, recordings and slides to all delegates after training courses are completed.
- Assisting with the administration of our main qualifications, the Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration and the Diploma in Charity Legacy Management, and all other training programme administration
- Creating name badges and a final delegate list for the ILM Annual Conference in May 2024 (and each year)
- Supporting the CEO in sending out Board Papers and other Board communications
- Assisting with Board meeting minutes as required and setting dates for meetings
- Maintaining our secure archive of Board Papers and other documents
• Finance and debt management
-Working to maximise the ILM income / accounts by taking the lead on the identification and chasing of debtors (course sales, membership, and all other outstanding debts) for 0.5 days per week on average
Please download the JD and person specification for further information.
Please ensure that you submit both a CV AND a cover letter. We will be unable to consider your application unless we have both.
We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if necessary.
We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.
Last year alone, 14,000 professionals received our training. Over 80,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 100,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last six years, over 4,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start.
Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.
The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for working with and supporting the Research Manager, and wider SafeLives Research, Evaluation & Analysis team. They will support the Drive Partnership to ensure our data and reporting remains rigorous and robust by taking a lead role on the ongoing research design, data collection, analysis, and delivery of our work.
They will manage, analyse, interpret, and present data and information to the Drive project team and local and national stakeholders in order to optimise the quality of implementation of the Drive model, ensure that the project achieves the greatest possible impact, and inform broader policy and practice in working with high risk/high harm perpetrators to disrupt abuse.
Benefits include a generous package including 25 days’ holiday per year plus public holidays, employee pension scheme with 4% employer contribution, Cycle2Work scheme, access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and Flexible Working.
If this challenge sounds as exciting to you as it does to us and you believe you have the qualities we have described, please take a look over the job description and submit a 500-word cover letter and CV.
Closing date: 9:00am on Wednesday 27th December 2023.
SafeLives is a committed provider of equal opportunities for all, please see our job description for full details.
No agencies please.
Location: UK, Remote
Department: Business Support Team
Reports to (Line Manager): Director of Finance and Operations
Grade: UK Grade F
Contract Type: Open-Ended
For details of the job, please visit our website.
HelpAge International works with partners and a diverse global network of more than 170 organisations over 90 countries, supporting millions of older people to live safe, dignified, and healthy lives. Through our partnership and collaborations, we work to ensure the inclusion of older people across society and strive to deliver a just and fair world for everyone, whatever their age.
About the Job
The Head of Finance will provide strategic leadership and oversight of HelpAge International's financial operations. This role is essential in ensuring the financial health and sustainability of HelpAge and will supervise over six Finance Business Partners dispersed in different countries globally. The position holder will be expected to have a good understanding of, and working experience with UK financial laws and policies as well managing various donors rules and regulations.
As Head of Finance, you will –
• Manage the Global Finance function (2 Senior Finance Business Partners, Senior Finance Officer, Systems & Management Accountant), to ensure a professional finance service that delivers on organisational strategy.
• Lead in the preparation of the annual income and expenditure budget, UK statutory accounts, proper accounting for VAT, annual audit. Provide advice and guidance on donor financial reporting
• Lead on the preparation of financial management information, ensure the financial accounting system is developed and maintained to meet organisational accounting needs.
• Produce monthly management accounts for Directors
• Ensure adequate financial support to the localisation of countries , including overseeing the relevant financial processes and reporting.
Skills and experience required
You will be someone with:
• A fully qualified and recognised accountancy qualification e.g., ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
• Strong hands-on accountancy experience with relevant experience working in a complex international NGO
• Experience of the production and interpretation of management accounts.
• Ability to design and implement new financial procedures.
• Proven ability to lead a diverse team of finance professionals and ability to work with senior managers on financial issues and with non finance staff.
• Knowledge and experience of the production donor reports including EC, UN, ECHO, USAID, DEC, GFFO and understanding of their compliance requirements.
HelpAge International is committed to safeguarding the communities with which we work, our partners, staff and any others who we come into contact with. The post holder will also be responsible for:
· Preventing harm and abuse from our people, operations and programmes to anyone that encounters our work.
· Reporting all safeguarding incidents you see, hear, hear about or suspect, using our internal reporting mechanism.
· Complying with all safeguarding framework policies and practices.
· Completing mandatory training courses relating to our safeguarding policy framework and complying with HR vetting procedures.
All employments at HelpAge International will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include misconduct disclosure schemes and terrorism finance checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus is excited to be partnering with a youth engagement charity to find their new interim Head of Corporate Partnerships on an interim basis for up to 12 months.
As the Head of Corporate Partnerships, you will be responsible for leading the corporate fundraising strategy for the organisation. With a blend of account management and new business, this role will develop a corporate partnerships pipeline and portfolio that will raise income generation for the charity. With opportunity to build new partnerships of all kinds from COTY to gift in kind, this role will have a lot of variety and space for creative thinking.
To be successful as the Head of Corporate Partnerships, you will have proven experience in raising income from corporate businesses across a wide range of sectors. You will have strong business development skills and understand how to build engaging propositions for new partnerships. This person does not have to have faith-based organisation experience, but an understanding of how fundraising works in this setting would be desirable.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply. If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application, then please contact Rhiannon Mehta at Prospectus.
If you are interested in applying to this Head of Corporate Partnership position, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You’ll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
The role will be focused on leading the organisation's fundraising team in order to achieve income generation targets to match the service delivery aspirations of the organisation.
This post holder will be a fundraising professional with integrity, passion, motivation and ingenuity. The postholder will be innovative and creative in their approach in an organisation that welcomes opportunities to do things a little differently.
The key focus of the post will be:
- Maintaining and expanding the current income generation of AWARE
- Developing our fundraising offer through diversifying our fundraising plans whilst focusing on those which are effective
- Supporting the strategic development of the organisation
- Responsibility for the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the organisation's fundraising strategy
Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 7th December
Interview dates: Interviews will take place on 15th, 18th & 19th December
Please read the Job Information Pack thoroughly and then complete the Application Form for this role, ensuring you have included contact details, as well as any dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the recruitment timetable.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Hours per week: 35 hours per week as a 2-year fixed appointment. Home-based role with opportunity for flexible working pattern.
Benefits: NCT membership with access to exclusive benefits, pension scheme, 30 days annual leave plus 8 bank and public holiday.
Headline: New Ambitions for Membership at NCT
About the role
At NCT, our vision is that everyone who becomes a parent feels confident, connected, and safe because we believe parents help build the foundations of the future.
We are the charity that supports people as they become parents.
We’re here to support every parent and their unique experiences of pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood. No exceptions. This means tackling the top challenges facing new and expectant parents today head on – overstretched maternity services, disparities in quality of care, the crisis in postnatal support, and the rising cost of living. Getting this right will have far-reaching benefits, not just for parents, but also for babies, children, families, and our whole society.
We’re recruiting a Senior Membership Manager to lead the review and revitalisation of our current NCT Membership programme as one of our 2023-25 ‘For Every Parent’ strategic commitments. You will help build an ambitious growth strategy that attracts, engages, motivates and retains members to be part of the NCT community and considers how we can best continue to serve our valued membership base.
This is an opportunity for a creative self-starter to make your mark! We’re looking for someone with track record of building and leading a large membership programme (or equivalent) in an impact-driven environment. We want to hear about your background, ideas and enthusiasm for delivering impactful supporter experiences that generate engagement and loyalty. Please visit our NCT for further details on job description.
We are taking positive action to increase diversity throughout our charity, at all levels, and to nurture a culture of inclusion for all our people and the parents and families that we support. More details about our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion action can be found here.
We are committed to zero discrimination both internally and externally regardless of visible or invisible difference such as sex, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnicity, disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, religion or belief, gender identity, economic class, marital/civil partnership, family status including single parents, socio-economic background and pregnancy and maternity. We provide reasonable adjustments and are committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment process.
We welcome and actively encourage applications from all candidates including those from under-represented groups within NCT such as individuals from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQI+ people and people with a disability.
The welfare and safety of individuals is at the heart of everything that we do. NCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Please apply for the role via our careers page on our website to apply directly.
Closing date: Monday 11th December 2023
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Percival is excited to be working exclusively with Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA) in its search for a new Corporate Development Manager. In this newly created position, the postholder will be responsible for driving new business and nurturing partnerships particularly within the financial services sector whilst influencing key audiences and stakeholders to help grow and diversify SEA’s income.
At Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA), the team tackles one of society’s biggest issues. One in six women reports that a former or current partner has controlled or is controlling their economic resources – money and the things it can buy such as food, clothing, transportation, and housing. Through economic control, abusers limit women’s freedoms, they steal their futures, and, in far too many cases, they take their lives. Yet too few people are aware of economic abuse – even those who experience it.
Title: Corporate Development Manager
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Working Pattern: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home-based (with a willingness to regularly travel into London and other major financial hubs as required and expenses paid)
Deadline for Applications: Rolling Basis
They will be interviewing on a rolling basis with a two stage interview process to be held in-person (accessible central London location) and online.
The post holder will proactively identify and research potential corporate prospects, developing a robust corporate partnerships pipeline with an effective cultivation plan to generate sustainable income (80%). They will also provide excellent stewardship to existing corporate supporters and work collaboratively with partners to deliver impact (20%).
SEA is looking for a fundraising professional with demonstratable success in a corporate fundraising and/or account management role, which includes funding from the financial services sector. The successful candidate must share their feminist ethos and have the ability to work unsupervised on own initiative, to prioritise and deliver competing tasks under tight deadlines.
The team at Percival is committed to your journey as a candidate, and will provide any necessary support throughout the application process. If you require assistance in completing your application, or need the process to be adjusted, please don’t hesitate to contact Adam at Percival.
We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
To apply, please submit your CV. Should you meet the requirements, we will provide you with the full job description and arrange a call or meeting to provide additional information about the process. This will give you all the information and assistance you need to submit a formal application.
We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
If you have experience of Business Development within a charity or people-facing role, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop your career with a fresh-thinking organisation. Royal Voluntary Service is an innovative charity who mobilise volunteers in every corner of Britain to support people in need, the NHS and Social Care systems. We inspire and enable people to give the gift of voluntary service to meet the needs of the day. Through the power of volunteering, we provide one-to-one, group and online services that improve health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and connections.
We are now looking for a Business Development Lead to join the Business Development team on a full-time, permanent basis.
As a Business Development Lead, you will work under the direction of the Head of Business Development to:
- Increase the number, range and value of contracts and services secured, in line with our strategic objectives
- Build and maintain a range of relevant partnerships to support the winning of new business
- Maintain up-to-date market and academic research available to the team on the CRM or other systems
- Develop and conduct effective business pitches to key decision makers and ensure that they are kept relevant by regular reviews and updates
- Lead on the preparation and writing of tender responses
This is a full-time, permanent role, working 35 hours per week.
What you’ll need
To be considered as a Business Development Lead, you will need:
- Demonstratable relationship and/or stakeholder management experience
- Sales conversations and sales conversion experience
- Financial modelling experience
- Experience of leading on business development opportunities across a charity
- A strong understanding of the Health & Social Care sector with the ability to identify business opportunities
- The ability to conduct PESTLE Analysis, research, and identification of opportunities for development
- Proven experience in preparing and writing successful tender responses
- To be educated to degree level or have experience gained within the voluntary sector or similar industry
What you get in return
We’re proud to be in the top 25 not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK, based on ratings from Indeed. As a valued employee at Royal Voluntary Service, you will benefit from:
- Salary of £41,970 per annum, plus car allowance
- 26 days’ holiday plus paid statutory Bank Holidays
- Ten weeks’ company sick pay following successful completion of probation
- A great pension scheme
- 2 x Salary Death in Service Benefit, subject to qualification
- Enhanced Family Leave schemes
- An employee benefits package that gives access to an exclusive rewards website to get discounts and cashback online
- A 24-hour doctor line, financial support with dental/optical and other therapies
- A free and confidential employee assistance programme with up to six face-to-face counselling sessions included
- Extensive online and on the job training to ensure you will succeed in your role
- Opportunities to discuss flexible working
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The chance to make a positive, lasting impact that changes lives, communities and society
Royal Voluntary Service is committed to building inclusive and diverse teams across the charity. To find out more about our commitment to EDI, visit our website.
How to apply
Please select the apply button shown to be taken through to the application process. You will need to answer some screening questions as well as uploading your CV. You will be contacted by a member of the team once your application has been reviewed.
Here at Royal Voluntary Service, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be a charity that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective.
Join Royal Voluntary Service and together we can change lives, change communities and change society.
Dates to bear in mind
The closing date for this role is 21st December 2023. However, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Other organisations may call this role BDM, Business Development Manager, Sustainable Solutions Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Regional Client Manager, Area Sales Manager, Territory Sales Manager, Regional Business Manager, or Development Manager.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Speakers for Schools believes that by inspiring young people to explore their ambitions (through our external speaker programme), facilitating access to high quality, 3-to-5-day experiences of the world of work, and supporting them to successfully seize employment opportunities, we can make a transformational difference to the lives of young people, their future happiness and prosperity. In doing so, we can help level the playing field into the world of work and support employers to diversify recruitment into the workplace.
This Coordinator role is key to the delivery of the Inspiration programme. Our online talks from our speakers and employer network help young people to realise their ambitions and discover the world of work. This is a new role within the Inspiration Team and will have significant influence on the overall impact and reach of the national programme.
- Inviting employers/speakers to take part in our Industry Spotlight online talks for our network of schools and young people as agreed with the Head of Inspiration
- Securing commitments and driving forward participation as needed for the charity.
- Liaising with Business Development and the wider programmes team to agree timeframes and speakers as part of the programme
- Working with the Broadcast Coordinator to confirm dates/times as part of the online schedule of talks
- Arranging test and briefing calls with our employer network
- Working with our Marcomms team to highlight talks on socials
- Highlighting to our centralised Education Team upcoming career talks
- Hosting the Industry Spotlight online talks and working with Delivery Partners who will be technical support
- Daily updates of records in Salesforce CRM, tracking engagement and ensuring proper data management
- Working independently and swiftly on high-volume outreach and mobilisation within a structured programme plan to meet targets, as agreed and set by the Head of Inspiration
- Working independently and swiftly on high-volume outreach and mobilisation within a structured programme plan to meet targets, as agreed and set by the Assistant Programme Manager.
- Proactively manages stakeholder relationships, preventing or resolving any conflict
- Flexibility and a willingness to collaborate and help with any tasks the team require support for.
- Represent and work to our values as, fostering a culture of positivity, support, respect, and inclusivity, while taking personal responsibility for their attitude, performance, and development
- Adherence to data compliance, standards, guidelines and best practices to ensure our data integrity and consistency
- Ensure safeguarding best practice is enshrined in all organisational activity.
- Experience of working in social mobility, education, or careers programmes.
- Experience of coordinating stakeholder engagement to support programme outputs.
- Experience of coordinating the delivery of social mobility, education, or careers programmes.
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to learn quickly to ensure smooth delivery process.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders
- Enjoy being part of a team, with a ‘can-do’ attitude and flexibility to help with any tasks the team or management require support for.
- Excel at organising own workload and enjoy driving work forward independently. Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple demands and deliver high quality work
- IT literate and willingness to embrace new IT systems and technologies
- Ability to think strategically and can change operational tactics while still meeting larger objectives.
- Experience of working with educational establishments and familiarity of how schools and colleges operate.
- Results-orientated with a strong focus on achieving targets despite constraints and obstacles
- A proactive attitude with the ability to demonstrate drive, self-motivation and high levels of productivity
- Have a high degree of confidentiality and professional etiquette, whilst upholding the Safeguarding & GDPR frameworks
- Experience of using CRM.
- Experience of working with employers to deliver talks/workshops
- Effective account management skills
Speakers for Schools Values
PASSION: We are committed to levelling the playing field for young people across the UK, creating social mobility and tackling disadvantages.
AGILITY: We challenge our ideas of what is possible in order to better meet the needs of those we support. We are human, make mistakes, learn, evolve and adapt.
INTEGRITY: We act with empathy and bring our authentic selves to work every day. We value and respect the talent, time and intentions of those we work with.
COLLABORATION: We are one team with one mission and only by working together can we deliver better outcomes for young people. We support each other unconditionally and feel motivation in shared success as well as individual progress.
DIVERSITY: We know it takes people with different ideas, strengths, identities, interests, and cultural backgrounds to make our organisation succeed. We encourage constructive debate and critical friendship.
Benefits offered at Speakers for Schools:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Morning of your birthday off
- Pension scheme
- 3 voluntary days per year
- Wellbeing programme
- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption package
- Subsidised office furniture
- Perkbox discounts
- £500 a year training allowance
Diversity at our core
Speakers for schools is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating discrimination.
Disability Confident Employer
Speakers for Schools are glad to be Disability Confident Employers. This means that if you have a disability and you meet the minimum criteria for the role you will be invited to interview.
Please note that in certain recruitment situations, such as a high number of applications and seasonal and high-peak times, Speakers for Schools may limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.
We usually ask for a CV and covering letter to be submitted as part of the application process. However, we understand that this is not always accessible to everyone, so we welcome video and phone call applications as alternative ways to apply. For additional information or support, please contact us.
How to apply:
Please apply as soon as possible submitting your CV and a one-page covering letter which outlines your specific interest and ability to successfully fill this role, as well as your salary expectations and current notice period.
Appointees are subject to a successful DBS check, as contact with young people is likely.
You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.
The closing date for this role is Monday 11 December at 8am
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- This role will be remotely based in not more than 15 minutes drive from either Southampton, Winchester, Bournemouth or Salisbury (Unfortunately we won't be considering any applications for people who do not live in the regions listed here).
- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK, a full drivers licence and access to a vehicle
- Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role - we will be reviewing candidates on a rolling basis.
About Restless Development
Restless Development is a global non profit agency. We support the collective power of young leaders to create a better world. We are independently registered and governed in nine countries (India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe) bound together by our vision for youth power. We run youth-led programmes to tackle the issues that young people care about the most – We also run the Youth Collective – a growing network of over 4000 local youth civil society groups and organisations in 185 countries. We are committed to creating an agency that walks the talk on power shifting, using the power shifting checklist, both internally and externally.
Our approach to safeguarding
Restless Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults to be an organisational imperative with primacy over the success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff, volunteers and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.
About the role
We are looking to a Fundraising Events Coordinators within Restless Development’s UK Fundraising team. The fundraising team’s income has grown year on year and there is huge potential to continue to grow this further and create impact at scale.
The Fundraising Events Coordinator will be remotely based, primarily working on the Schools Triathlon programme but also leading one university student partnerships. The Schools Triathlon is the UK’s largest fundraising and sporting event for children aged 7-13. Its aim is to encourage more children into sport while also teaching them the importance of fundraising. Over the years, the events have raised over £3.4m for Restless Development and local charities and over 9,000 children have taken part. We are aiming to deliver 10 events in 2024 and significantly expand the series. Restless Development is also working with five universities who will be taking on the Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu hikes in 2024. You will be managing one of these accounts, ensuring that the challenge leaders are supported to recruit a team, reach their fundraising targets and ready to take on the challenge of a lifetime!
We are looking for an energetic team-player, proactive individual with great interpersonal skills who is happy to learn and get stuck in.
1. Deliver high-quality supporter care, supporting Triathletes and their families to register, fundraise and to prepare for their big day
- Throughout September to February, present assemblies in schools in your and nearby counties to inspire school-age pupils to sign up and take part in the Schools Triathlon series, and motivate them to fundraise by delivering a fun and engaging presentation.
- Develop strong professional relationships with various important stakeholders from host schools throughout the year, in person and online;as well as with participating schools through the delivery of assemblies and in comms prior to the event day
- Use excellent interpersonal skills, to respond to enquiries from parents and guardians on our dedicated Schools Triathlon inbox and mobile phone.
- Be able to adapt your interpersonal and relationship management skills depending on your audience (for example, pupils, parents, school contacts, corporate sponsors, and suppliers)
- Utilise our database and Excel to track and monitor fundraising activities:
- identify our top fundraisers to celebrate through socials and other planned activities,
- identify our zero-pound fundraisers and with the wider team inspire them to raise funds for youth power,
- Manage offline donations at the Triathlon days and website donations to ensure that fundraising targets are met.
2. Manage the Schools Triathlons communications; including the website, social media channels, email marketing and event day content collection
- Develop a social media plan to engage Triathlon parents and schools and grow our following, including sharing stories from Restless Development’s programmes.
- Manage our Triathlon social media pages throughout the year; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
- Innovate and explore appropriate new content and platforms to engage our audience.
- Lead on the marketing of our Triathlons for future growth by working with our Communications team and external videographers and photographers.
- Manage the design of the triathlete certificates, medals, and merchandise.
- Develop an event day Restless Development stand and materials to engage families and raise the profile of Restless Development.
- Manage our schools triathlon webpage and update regularly throughout the year.
- Develop an email marketing campaign for the parents/ guardians of the Schools Triathlon participants.
- Manage the event day content collection for each Schools Triathlon event and create content for local newspapers, host schools and websites
- Develop a media list and share a press release with each promptly after each event
- Work with our Head of Sponsorship to ensure that our Triathlon sponsors are included in our external communications.
2. Lead on a university challenge partnership
- Manage one university account we have secured for Mount Kilimanjaro or Machu Picchu in 2024. This includes pitching to confirm RAGs, recruitment to get students to join a hike and fundraising support calls to all participants so that they reach their fundraising targets and deadlines.
- Work with our Tanzania Hub to offer extras for those hiking Mount Kilimanjaro and may want to visit our Restless Development office and meet young leaders we work with.
- Support Challenge Leaders through in-person events and calls to ensure that they have a complete team and feel prepared to undertake their challenge.
- Liaise with a third company party who we have a partnership with and will be delivering the hikes.
- Offer other hikes/treks to corporates and individuals if appropriate.
- Must attend the Schools Triathlons on Sundays from 21 April to 19 May, and other occasional evening and weekend work, for which time off in lieu will be given
- Many of the schools we have relationships with are not accessible by public transport, so it is vital you have access to a reliable roadworthy vehicle. All travel will be reimbursed in accordance with Restless Development’s travel policy.
- Log relevant information onto Restless Development’s database, CiviCRM and use CiviCRM to strategically manage workload and report on KPIs every month.
- Undertake any other duties as requested by the Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships to support the Fundraising Teams joint mission.
- Ad hoc - evening and weekend work with partners or for the wider team, including meetings and events (time in lieu will be given).
Job title: Fundraising Events Coordinator
Location: This role will be remotely based in no more than 15 minutes drive from either Southampton, Winchester, Bournemouth or Salisbury.
Salary: £30,893 per annum
Preferred start date: as soon as possible ( December).
Length of contract: Permanent
Reports to: Fundraising Event Manager
Expected travel: Frequent travel around your county and other areas in the UK for school assemblies and university/school meetings. Occasional evening and weekend work for Schools Triathlon events in April-May and other stewardship events which time off in lieu will be given. Occasional overseas travel to Restless Development Hubs may be possible if of interest.
Other requirements: Must have a full drivers licence and access to a vehicle. Will be required to complete DBS check.
We are looking for people with the right competencies and skills for the role, and who demonstrate the personal qualities consistent with our values.
Our value: HEART - We are who we serve. We are brave.
- Supports managers to embed a values led culture within their team. Uses values to guide decision making and group actions.
- Is driven to generate ideas which continually improve ways of working, involving others in problem solving. Adapts style to cope with and support others through change.
Our value: HEAD - Delivers Quality. We are 100% professional.
- Strives for continual improvement against individual goals, seeking opportunities to maximise their contribution to team priorities. Supports others to deliver quality and improve their work. Takes ownership for ensuring value-for-money in the areas for which they take partial ownership.
- With guidance, takes ownership for programme elements and/or internal processes. Considers underlying issues and Restless Values when making operational decisions.
Our value: VOICE - We generate leaders. We are proud to carry the banner for youth-led development.
- Confidently leads programme elements and/or internal processes. Will typically manage one or more junior staff members and is seen as a leader amongst their peers.
- Regularly seeks feedback and evaluates own performance, creating opportunities for personal development. Develops others through proactive sharing of knowledge, skills and opportunities.
Our value: HANDS - We are in it together. We listen and learn.
- Confidently adapts their communication style to suit their audience. Is able to influence others to build shared understanding.
- Seeks opportunities to collaboratively deliver quality against team goals by building strong relationships with colleagues from across the organisation. Works with external partners to maximise mutual benefits.
Skills and experience
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent planning, organisational and logistical skills
- Public speaking and presentation experience
- Strong IT skills (inc Excel), strong numeracy skills to process financial data
- Ability to work to deadlines and balance multiple priorities
- Strong IT skills (inc Excel), strong numeracy skills to process financial data
- Ability to manage own time and work autonomously
- Ability to think creatively and innovatively
- Full drivers licence and access to a vehicle
- Interest in/ knowledge of international development
- Interest in/ experience planning/delivering events
- Strong written communication skills
- Ability to manage high performing relationships with multiple stakeholders
Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Restless Development will ensure that no applicant or staff member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, HIV status, disability, or any other factor that cannot be shown to be relevant to performance.
What we do for you
We are proud to commit to a transparent global salary scale, ensuring a fair and comparable system of pay across all global locations. In addition to salary, we offer pension contributions and other benefits in accordance with the local Hub.
Values and Culture
At Restless Development, we’re proud that the strength and integrity of our Values has been recognised by staff, young people, donors and others who we work with. Beyond this, we have a culture of recognising and celebrating both our Values and our global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an annual Values Day.
It goes without saying that we work hard at Restless Development. We also recognise the importance of helping staff to maintain a positive work-life balance by offering:
- 24 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays and with an extra day of annual leave given for each full year of service, up to a maximum of 28 days).
- Birthday Leave
- Access to flexible working.
- Generous study leave, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and other leave allowances.
Restless Development is proud to be an employer who recognises potential and invests in the development of its staff. We are committed to the professional development of our staff through:
- Empowering opportunities to work on significant projects which stretch and inspire staff – allowing them to develop on-the-job.
- Regular performance management.
- Training and development opportunities, including supporting our staff to identify mentors both within and outside of the agency.
- Quarterly Staff Workshops for all staff to give and receive agency updates, receive training, and socialise.
Travel and Medical Insurance
When travelling abroad with work, all staff will be covered by Restless Development’s travel and medical insurance.
Please submit your CV and a cover letter that provides tangible examples of how your skills, knowledge and experience will support your ability to perform the key priorities outlined in the above job description (using no more than 750 words)
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