When a distressing life event (such as bereavement) coincides with a financial cost (such as funeral expenses), people who are financially precarious can quickly end up in unmanageable debt. Just Finance Black Country has secured a grant to develop new ways of intervention that can become the basis for a long-term programme.
Development Worker, Overcoming Shocking Debt
35 hrs / week, for nine months (possible extension depending on funding)
£30,000 pro rata, plus pension
Established in 2014, Transforming Communities Together is a joint venture between the Diocese of Lichfield and Church Urban Fund, working on social and financial inclusion, health and wellbeing, and community cohesion and integration. You will have an entrepreneurial spirit, experience in financial inclusion, and be a team player who can develop new ways of working. In return we offer a supportive structure and high levels of autonomy with the opportunity to impact people’s lives.
Closing date: 23rd September, 9am
Interviews: 4th October 2019, Walsall
TO APPLY: SEND YOUR CV AND A COVERING LETTER DEMONSTRATING HOW YOU MEET THE CRITERIA LAID OUT IN THE PERSON SPECIFICATION
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking a creative Festivals Development Manager to lead on all aspects of income generation for our clients Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.
Position: Festivals Development Manager
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 per annum offered on a PAYE basis equally we will consider applications on a self-employed basis
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31st January 2022
Benefits: 25 days per annum (plus Bank Holidays), company pension scheme, discounted and free tickets for Severn Arts events and activities, free parking, modern spacious office, career progression within the sector.
Closing Date: 20th September
Interview Date: 1st October
The Arches – Worcester will transform eight railway arches between Foregate Street Station and the riverside into a brand new cultural destination.
The Festival Development Manager’s role it to create and deliver a Development Strategy and Fundraising Plan for the Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project, in order to maximise income from a range of sources to ensure the Programme is self-sustaining by the end of the Project.
- Developing and implementing an income generation plan.
- Developing high quality proposals, tenders, and bids.
- Working with the Festivals Director to manage the festivals budget.
- Maximising sponsorship opportunities.
- Managing and developing relationships with funders, businesses and private donors.
- Produce and present update reports for and to the Project Board.
As Festivals Development Manager, you will have a strong track record of income generation and creating sustainable projects, bringing with you:
- Experience of fundraising.
- Experience of project management, from conception through to completion.
- Experience of working with businesses on sponsorship packages.
- Experience of innovative and creative income generation ideas.
- Up-to-date knowledge of current income generation legal requirements.
- Evidence of good influencing and negotiation skills.
If you have not heard from us by 6pm on Wednesday 25th September, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation that is passionate about music and the arts and their power to transform and enrich lives. If you want to work for an organisation where its more than just a job and you have the skills they are looking for, then we want to hear from you! With a great benefits package, this truly is an amazing opportunity!
About the Organisation
Our client is a leading arts and music education charity in Worcestershire. They provide music education in and out of school and lead arts development for the county, meaning more artistic activity for communities.
You may also be interested in this role if you have worked in areas such as Fundraising, Fundraiser, Events Fundraiser, Community Fundraiser, Festival, Festivals, Income Generation, Business Development Manager, Funding Development Manager,
About Orbis UK
Orbis is an international eye care charity that prevents and treats avoidable blindness and visual impairment.
Of the 253 million people in the world who are blind or visually impaired, 75% have conditions that are preventable or treatable. We screen for and treat eye conditions, raise awareness about eye health, and train and mentor local eye care teams in Africa, Asia and Latin America, where most of those people live.
We do this through our long-term programmes as well as on the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, a state-of-the-art ophthalmic teaching hospital on board a customised aircraft.
You will be joining Orbis UK at an exciting time as we have rapidly grown over the past few years, with our income increasing from under £3M in 2010 to over £8M in 2017.
About the role
Orbis UK seeks a proven, creative and passionate project manager who is an excellent communicator, planner, and team member to support Orbis to deliver a successful global partnership with Farnborough International Airshow in July 2020.
In 2016 Orbis launched the third generation of its Flying Eye Hospital, and the aircraft visited the UK in March 2017 to a very positive response from supporters and the media. We are excited to be bringing the aircraft back to the UK as the official charity of the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in July 2020. We are seeking an excellent Project Manager to coordinate efforts across our global team to ensure we leverage this opportunity to increase our brand awareness, supporter engagement and income from the aviation sector.
Title: Farnborough International Airshow Project Manager
Department: Fundraising & Communications
Reports to: Head of Partnerships, Orbis UK
Location: London, UK (near Monument)
Contract: Full time, 37.5 hours per week until end of September 2020
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 annual salary (depending on experience)
The main responsibilities of this role include:
- Project manage a global team across Orbis UK and Orbis International involved in the Farnborough International Airshow partnership to ensure that objectives are met
- Lead on the development and delivery of the Airshow event plan, anticipating and planning events and tours to accommodate needs of VIP donors and guests, over the five days of the Flying Eye Hospital’s presence at the Airshow.
- Liaise with colleagues in the Fundraising & Communications team to develop digital and printed collateral and provide support for media engagement in line with the communications plan.
- Provide excellent relationship management to the FIA team, third party organisations and current and prospective donors as well as international colleagues.
- Develop an evaluation framework and complete a full project review to document approach, experience and learnings for future reference.
Full details of the job description can be downloaded from our website or Charity Jobs.
Benefits of working for Orbis UK
Before completion of probation:
- 22 days holiday plus three days between Christmas and New Year
- Life Assurance
- Employee Assistance Programme
- E-learning Courses
- Social Activities
- Access to low cost gym within the building
After completion of probation:
- Matched employer pension contribution up to a maximum of 10% of basic salary
- Interest free season ticket loan
Application and interviews
Closing Date: Wednesday 25th September
First Interviews: Thursday 3rd October
Second Interviews: Friday 11th October
Start Date: ASAP
All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Successful applicants may be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to reply to all applications, so if you haven’t heard from us by Monday 30th September, your application has not been successful.
Orbis UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any suitably qualified persons. We will ensure that no job applicant receives less favorable treatment either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of age, race, disability, gender, marital status, religion or faith or sexual orientation.
Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This fantastic international social welfare charity are looking for a communications professional to come and join their team. Within this role you can look forward to line manage 1 member of staff and working closely with the Director of Development to develop and implement the marketing and comms strategy for the charity. You will play a key role in the awareness raising of the charity, and ensure that all communications channels are optimised and ultised to achieve this. You will oversee the Digital Communications channels, the publications and marketing materials and the overall brand management for the charity.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be an experienced marketing/communications professional
- Have a strong writing ability
- Have experience in digital communications channels
- Have experience in the development and implementation of marketing and communications strategies
Retail Engagement Executive (Marketing- High Street Shops) (0140)
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Are you a marketing specialist who is passionate about charity shopping? Then this could be the perfect role for you!
This is a great opportunity for a talented marketer to help shape and deliver multi-channel marketing and engagement plans that support Oxfam’s 600+ high street shops in their mission to raise as much money as possible to beat poverty.
The role has responsibility for delivering audience focused integrated campaigns in line with our promotional calendar of retail moments, with the aim to drive sales and deliver an excellent customer and donor experience
What we are looking for
You are a proactive marketer, with experience of working on creative marketing solutions for a retail (or similar) environment across different channels including print, point of sale, social media and email. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships across different key teams.
Your strong project management experience means you are organised and able to meet deadlines. You will have a commercial focus and will need to be skilled at creating impact with small budgets, whilst ensuring our brand, income and engagement objectives are delivered.
You will be keen to bring the voice and needs of our communities and shops into your work, and will have enthusiasm for gathering and sharing best practice across our retail network. You will also be skilled at building relationships with stakeholders and comfortable consulting widely and interpreting feedback to help make decisions on marketing activities.
This role will give you an opportunity to help to shape our ‘always on’ retail marketing strategy, working with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field. The role offers appropriate training and development opportunities, fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
TPP is currently working exclusively with a health policy and campaigning NGO based in North London. Established over 30 years ago, our client's aim is to work and improve the national response to HIV through policy development, expertise and the provision of practical resources rather than through offering direct support services to people living with HIV.
They are seeking to hire a Communications Officer whose purpose is to contribute and work with the Head of Communications to implement our client's communications strategy across all channels and to implement media plans on specific campaigns and projects. You will also be responsible for leading the growth and management of our client's social media presence in line with their aims.
Your duties and responsibilities will include :
- To grow the profile of our client amongst agreed target audiences.
- To lead on developing and implementing our client's social media strategy and action plan in line with the overarching aims of our client's communications strategy.
- To monitor social media activity and report key statistics regularly to the Head of Communications and SMT.
- To provide an effective and responsive press office service, communicating both our client's policy work and fundraising activities.
- To take proactive steps to challenge incorrect, stigmatising and discriminatory reporting of HIV in the UK and communicate insights and learning to the wider team.
- To provide PR/communications support for key fundraising activities as required.
- To organise an annual LGBT media briefing event.
Your experience will include :
- A minimum of two years' experience working in external communications (ideally in the voluntary sector).
- Experience of working with the media, building relationships and securing coverage would be ideal, but our client would provide training.
- Experience of developing content for websites, managing and promoting them and of working with website content management systems.
- A proven track record in developing and implementing engaging social media content to communicate key messages and of strategically growing social media engagement.
Prospectus is excited to be working The Heart of England Forest to support their search for a new Development Manager (Major Gifts). This is a crucial and exciting time to be joining the organisation as they embark on their goal to create a new woodland in the heart of the country. They aim to reach 30,000 acres of forest by planting 13 million native trees.
Not only is the forest expanding, but their team is too! The Heart of England Forest is looking for an experienced major donor fundraiser who is looking for their next challenge. The organisation has an attractive and varied portfolio of funding opportunities across woodland creation, habitat restoration, education, biodiversity, accessibility, health, and wellbeing, and the Development Manager (Major Gifts) will have the opportunity to develop and generate new funding to support this work and really make an impact.
Reporting to the Partnerships Director and working closely with the Board, the Development Manager (Major Gifts) will launch the new income stream for the charity, as well as influence strategy. The organisation has a strong pipeline of prospective supporters to begin building long-lasting relationships with.
The successful candidate will have strong experience of major donor fundraising and may have made 5 figure asks successfully and led on/been part of bigger asks alongside colleagues. Having experience of developing and delivering bespoke cultivation and stewardship programmes is essential. The Heart of England Forest is looking for candidates who are highly motivated, cause-driven and eager to take on a new challenge.
The organisation offers flexibility for the role to be home-based in/near London or in the West Midlands.
Interviews will be held on the 30th September.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. 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 speaking with you soon.
Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by joining our team in the South of England:
Network Development Manager
£27,255 per annum
37.5 hours per week – based in Reading or Bristol (can be negotiated)
This is an exciting role which will be pro-active in developing cycle routes and networks, including the National Cycle Network, by project managing schemes from land acquisition and fund assembly through to construction. This will include network and feasibility studies, cycle route design and responsibility for influencing and generating funding for future work.
With proven experience in transport planning or a related subject and experience in project management, including implementation and monitoring budgets, you will have previously worked in partnership with other groups / organisations and with local stakeholders and the public sector. Your written and verbal communications skills will be excellent as will be your negotiation and advocacy skills. You will have the ability to research and produce reports, to build and maintain effective working relationships and be IT literate. You will also have an understanding of the sustainable transport agenda in the UK and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 30 September 2019. Interviews will take place in Bristol or Reading on Tuesday 8 October 2019.
Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.
Partnerships are at the heart of everything ILC does. Whether as formal members of our Partners Programme or working with us on individual projects, our relationships with charities, businesses and other key stakeholders are what sustain us. We want to invest in developing these relationships and are therefore recruiting for a Head of Partnerships and Development to help us work with others to develop, grow and maximise our impact and visibility.
Our expectations are high. In the first year, we will be looking to you to help us bring in at least three new Partners Programme members as well as “sell in” projects to existing Partners. But this is not a cold calling job and we have a great track record to build upon.
- We already work at a senior level with some of the world’s biggest companies whether that be Pfizer, EY or Aviva.
- We have strong policy, research and events expertise. We are acknowledged experts in ageing and people want to listen to what we have to say.
- We’ve organised events at 10 Downing Street, with senior members of the royal family, and with Ambassadors and international policy makers.
Senior staff take our calls. But we need your help to maximise the impact of these calls.
As Head of Partnerships and Development, you will be required to work under your own initiative and represent the organisation at networking events in the UK and possibly across the world. You’ll meet interesting people and attend exciting events, acting as a visible face of the organisation.
There won’t be a typical day at ILC. One day you might be having lunch with an MD of a financial services company, another day you will have your head down on a tight proposal deadline. Another day might involve an early morning call with colleagues in Australia or Singapore, kicking off a global initiative.
Within the first few months, you will have met all of our existing Partners, developed a strong understanding of our work and connected with the team to develop ideas and proposals. You will have attended receptions and got yourself in front of potential new supporters.
We are a small team of twelve, headed by Baroness Sally Greengross as Chief Executive. You will play a key part in our future success.
For a small organisation, we offer good benefits, flexible working and a pension. We even give you your birthday as an extra day of leave as well as additional leave at Christmas and over the New Year.
For the full job description and details of how to apply for this post, download the Head of Partnerships and Development recruitment from the ILC website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Until the day we find a cure, we will strive to create a society where those affected by dementia are supported and accepted, able to live in their community without fear or prejudice.
Position: People and Organisational Development Business Partner
Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Contract type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (6 months)
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £41,585 to £53,495 (Depending on skills and experience)
Closing date: 19 September 2019
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the delivery of the Society’s strategy. As the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity, you will use your leadership, influencing and coaching skills to develop and lead a high-performing team of Regional HR Business Partners. You will also be an integrated member of the Society’s Operational Leadership Team and partner with the Director of Operations and their direct reports, playing a lead role in shaping and steering the plans and activities of the Operations directorate, using a strong coaching and influencing style to enable the Society’s activities to be aligned to each other and to our common purpose.
You will be a change expert, instigating, influence, designing and managing change, at both a strategic and operational level. You will also champion equality and inclusion in everything we do.
You will have the gravitas and influencing skills to work with senior leaders across the organisation as well as Operations colleagues to develop and deliver strategic and operational plans, leading the development of progressive people plans that encompass the full people agenda for both volunteers and employees to enable the directorate to play their part in achieving the strategy.
You are the face of the POD directorate within Operations and ensure the delivery of responsive and tailored people interventions through POD colleagues that meet the needs of volunteers and employees and are in line with our long-term Society People Plan. You will report into the Head of People Business Partnering and work closely with the POD Director and POD leadership team to ensure the needs of the business are understood and accounted for in our POD plans.
If you are passionate about people and the importance of creating the best conditions in which volunteers and employees can flourish, combined with excellent business acumen to help contribute to strategic and operational business plans, with the ability to align business and people plans, then this is the role for you!
You will have a strong track record of leading and managing others, operating with a high degree of self-awareness, able to empower, delegate, coach and quickly build excellent working relationships and credibility with senior leaders. Your influencing and persuasion skills will be second-to-none, and you can easily work across multiple teams, understanding and balancing competing priorities and needs, bringing people together to deliver shared objectives. Your tenacity and determination will drive the people agendas of the directorates, ensuring volunteering and our volunteering vision is at the heart of all plans.
You will have experience of contributing to the development and delivery of strategic changes and have the strategic and operational mind-set to understand the wider business and people requirements for change to be successful. Your creativity and experience in the wider organisational development arena means you are able to identify how business areas can develop their business practices to nurture our culture and can identify the people practices required to ensure we deliver against our culture and people vision. You understand and may have some experience in ensuring an organisations brand is reflected in our people practices and you will challenge managers and leaders across the business units to be exemplars ensuring the best possible experiences for our people, empowering and enabling them to deliver our strategy, and helping to unite our people to fight against dementia.
You will have an excellent understanding of employment law and operational HR policies and procedures to enable you to make decisions on high risk employee relations matters, balancing the employee experience with legal and commercial risk.
You may have experience of the following: Organisational Development Manager, Learning & Development, L&D Consultant, Human Resource, HR Consultant, CIPD, Certificate in Personnel Development, HR Business Partner, Training Manager, OD Consultant, Leadership & Development, Employee Engagement, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.
This is an exciting new post funded by the Coalfield Regeneration Trust (CRT) and developed in partnership with Newark & Sherwood CVS (N&SCVS). This post is based in the former coalmining communities of Ollerton & Boughton. In this varied and rewarding role, you will engage with a range of groups; providing support through a variety of methods, you will empower and help them to clearly identify issues and design and co-produce their own sustainable solutions. This will include working with for example, seldom heard groups such as children and young people; promoting active community involvement and supporting initiatives to ensure their neighbourhood is a great place to live.
The Community Engagement and Development Coordinator role is vital in making the project a success. We are looking for someone who can quickly build relationships with people, create activities they want to take part in and identify ways these activities can be sustained.
- You will be passionate about building capacity and resilience in Ollerton & Boughton and enthusiastic about sharing knowledge with people in an accessible and creative way.
- You will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working with local residents, volunteers and other stakeholders.
- You will have experience of community work and a track record of achieving positive outcomes at a neighbourhood level.
- You should be comfortable in taking the lead, with an open and supportive style that encourages community participation and volunteering.
- You will have a desire to get things done and a passion for people.
Newark & Sherwood CVS was established in 1992 and works to improve the quality of life for all of our communities by supporting voluntary and community action. We deliver a wide range of services, including specialist support, advice and training, to local voluntary and community organisations and charities. Our services include: Promoting and support volunteering; Dementia Information; Development and facilitation of Community networks and two Voluntary Transport schemes.
We are a small, vibrant team, compassionate about the communities in which we work. We can offer you a supportive working environment, regular supervision and opportunities for professional development.
About The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT)
The CRT began operating in 1999 and is the only organisation dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in the UK’s former coalmining communities. In this time we have invested over £300 million in activities that have improved the employability, skills and health of people living in some of the most deprived communities in the UK.
Our mission is to create opportunities for social and economic growth, deliver a positive and lasting impact and ensure former mining communities are not disadvantaged by the legacy of the past. Our commitment to Ollerton is part of an area based approach called “Communities that Work”. Our aim is to create positive transformational change by developing a range of activities that meet community needs and working with local stakeholders.
Please complete and submit the application form by the closing date Monday 30th September 12 noon
Interviews will take place Tuesday 15th October 2019
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Senior Business Development Coordinator
£31,250 per annum
(inclusive of a London Weighting allowance of £3,995pa)
37.5 hours per week – based in London
This is an exciting opportunity to secure new work for Sustrans by the coordination of an effective, responsive and high quality business development service to our team in the London. This role will lead on process by developing and writing content for funding bids, co-ordinating input from staff and leading on identifying and targeting funding opportunities at local / regional scale through relationship development and a competitive tendering processes.
Educated to degree level or equivalent, with proven experience of managing tender/bid management systems, you will have substantial experience of preparing successful funding bids and robust project plans and budgets and of writing, editing and presenting documents for a wide range of funding opportunities. You will also have strong verbal and written communications skills, excellent time management, be highly organised, and have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels as well as with clients to develop successful proposals. You will be IT literate, have a sound understanding of tender and bid processes and familiar with the use of CRM. You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 09:00am on Monday 23 September 2019. Interviews will take place in London during week commencing Monday 30 September 2019.
Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.
We are the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Events Fundraising Manager.
Our goal is to double survival from ovarian cancer by 2050; our clear strategic plans and track record of success demonstrate our determination to succeed. Together we can transform the future for women with ovarian cancer.
We are looking for an experienced, target-driven challenge events fundraiser who is ready to take the next step in their career and help us continue to grow income and reach ambitious targets. Though this role predominantly focuses on challenge events, there will also be an opportunity to work on some special events.
Benefits include 25 days' annual leave, rising to 27 days after 2 years, a 5 per cent employer pension contribution, a free employee assistance scheme, season ticket loans and regular training and support. We are based in modern offices in London, EC1, with good transport links.
For more details and guidance on how to apply, please click the ‘apply through our website’ button.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 6 October. We may close this vacancy early if we receive a high number of quality applications, so please apply as early as possible.
Are you a highly skilled events professional?
Prospectus is delighted to be supporting The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) to recruit an Events and Development Manager. Please be advised this is a part-time role, three days a week for an interim period of twelve months to cover the maternity leave of the current post-holder. Delivering a programme of events, training and conferences, the overall aim is to provide professional and scientific development to ACP members as well as providing education and information about child and adolescent psychotherapy to professionals, parents and carers.
Association of Child Psychotherapists is the professional body for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists in the UK. With 1000 current members, ACP is responsible for regulating the training and practise
standards of child and adolescent psychotherapy, maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards.
Working closely with the Chief Executive and Director of Scientific Development, the post-holder will play a pivotal role in raising the profile of the organisation, organising and managing a programme of events, training and conferences including the annual conference. Besides working collaboratively with partner organisations in the field of psychoanalysis and child and adolescent mental health; key duties will include day to day planning of the events, liaising with members, Directors and Committees to identify topics and themes to address through their events and training programmes.Â Developing and forward planning the events calendar is a key responsibility. You will also support the development of Supported Clinical Networks with a key focus on accessible online tools and resources relating to specialist clinical areas. Additionally, you will produce a monthly events newsletter as well as regularly updating the ACP website.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have a proven track record in planning, developing and delivering conferences and events, working effectively within budget and to deadlines. The successful candidate will be comfortable in marketing events to members, gathering feedback and will have the ability to learn skills in order to support the development of their website. Excellent project management ability is required for this role alongside the capacity to deliver projects from start to finish. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and thrive in building and developing relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Knowledge of CiviCRM or a similar CRM system is desirable accompanied with an interest in child psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.
- Reporting to the Chief Executive and a member of ELT
- Lead and develop the Finance, Information Systems & Purchasing departments
About Our Client
Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. For over 65 years our doctors, nurses and carers have given people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.
Sue Ryder is a large and complex charity delivering over 3 million hours of care to thousands of people each year in the UK, delivering from 11 care centres and from their community services. Sue Ryder provide specialist end-of-life care and are a leading provider of complex neurological care. They are now also a leading provider of bereavement support through thier online community. Sue Ryder need to raise over £40 million each year to keep their services running.
The Chief Finance Officer, IT & Developments (CFO) will report to the Chief Executive and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT).
As a member of ELT the CFO leads and develops the interface between management and the Trustees on financial matters and provides sound financial advice to Trustees, the Chief Executive and other senior management colleagues.
The CFO will contribute to commercial synergy by developing business relationships with the Retail, Fundraising and Health & Social care Directorates. The CFO must act as a corporate leader across the organisation by working collaboratively and providing strong and compelling leadership to Staff and Volunteers within and outside of their own Directorate.
- Lead and develop the Finance, Information Systems and Purchasing departments, motivating staff and developing a proactive and positive culture -across bases in Sudbury, Suffolk, London and Doncaster
- Lead development of the finance strategy for the Charity ensuring the income growth and investment plan underpins service development and growth
- Lead development of the organisation IT strategy ensuring a balance of short medium and long term investment that is agile and flexible
- Support the streamlining and simplification of critical processes, and where appropriate and cost effective, enabling those through technology
- Responsible for ensuring capital and investment projects are well managed and deliver sustainable outcomes for the organisation
- Continue to progress the development of the Finance function to develop a collaborative ways of working and culture between teams and how they interface and support the rest of the organisation
- Review and improve control environment across the charity
- Manage the investment portfolio with nominated Trustee.
Critical to Sue Ryder is the mobilising of their new strategy through the development of an effective financial and investment strategy, which will help realise the delivery of their ambitious plans for end-of-life care services and dramatic repositioning of their neurological services.
The Successful Applicant
We are looking for a CCAB Qualified Accountant with a significant track record of leadership as a Finance Director, delivering demonstrable improvement of performance and improvement of services.
You will have proven experience in a number of senior operations managerial roles influencing working effectively cross functionally at a variety of levels and have an in depth understanding and experience in business systems, commercial and contractual arrangements, finance and funding, accounting systems and taxation. Previous experience of leading IT is preferred.
You will have a high level of self-awareness and high level communication and influencing skills are essential to deal effectively with internal and external stakeholders including financial and investor institutions.
Previous experience working in Charity/not for profit is desirable but is not essential. You must however be flexible, enthusiastic and committed and have a strong empathy with the Charity's vision and goals.
What's on Offer
c£120,000 plus benefits.
Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.
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