Location:Ark Based at Ark’s head office Holborn, Central London. Moving to White City, West London in January 2020. Alternatively, you could be based in Sub-Saharan Africa. With international travel (35%).
Salary Details: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum depending on experience + plus career average pension scheme + other benefits
Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours per week
Vacancy Type: Permanent
About the role:
The Director of Programmes will lead the design and delivery of the Education Partnership Group’s (EPG) entire portfolio of work, including establishing and managing relationships with multiple governments and funders; leading a team of highly professional staff to deliver outstanding work to all clients; providing strategic insight into the monitoring and evaluation of the portfolio; undertaking financial oversight across all country budgets; and playing a strategic role in the leadership and growth trajectory of EPG.
With a passion for education you will have experience in leading the design and delivery of policy-related projects and organisational strategies.
You will be an exceptional relationship-builder with leaders and demonstrate the ability to successfully develop and manage a remote team.
You have a strong track record in complex, end to end, project management. You will come with experience in analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data and drawing out key themes and policy implications.
FareShare now operates 21 Regional Centres around the UK. The majority of these are run by local charitable organisations we call our Delivery Partners. This enables us to be a UK-wide organisation yet also think and behave with local concerns at the heart of our actions. We support 10,943 local charities and groups – our Community Food Members and Associates. Over the past year 19,519 tonnes of food were redistributed by FareShare Regional Centres and FareShare Go nationwide, our charity network serves 924,000 people every week. In 2018 our impact was felt in at least 1,960 towns, cities and villages, helping UK charities and community groups avoid costs of more than £33m and delivering over £70m value to the UK taxpayer.
Hunger is a growing issue in the UK and while there is surplus food that is otherwise going to waste, we believe that this food should be used to feed people first. Demand far outstrips supply.
FareShare’s Strategy & Vision
Vision: We have the vision of a UK where “No good food goes to waste”.
Mission: To use surplus, fit for consumption, food to feed those who are vulnerable in the UK by supporting front line charitable organisations that tackle the cause and not just the symptoms of food poverty.
Our Purpose: We are doers. We are a community. We change lives.
Our Values: Passion – for our cause and the challenge that lies ahead
Ambition – to go the extra mile and drive the change that must happen
Respect – for ourselves, each other, our volunteers, our partners and our beneficiaries
Collaboration – it’s only by working with others that we can be stronger
Focus – on providing the best service possible so that we deliver and
achieve the most for our clients/customers.
This important role works closely with over 500 of FareShare’s food suppliers to ensure that surplus food is captured and distributed to our 24 warehouses. This key role is at the forefront of ensuring that surplus food reaches the FareShare warehouses, so that it can be distributed on to charities and community groups across the UK. The successful candidate will also work closely with our commercial team, to ensure our food partners receive excellent operational support and customer service. This role sits within the Food Coordination team, which is responsible for managing offers of surplus food from our food partners. The team works daily to liaise with food partners, allocate food, organise transport and logistics, maintain food offer records, and work with transport companies to find the best routes to get food from A to B. We are looking for organised, passionate people who are looking for a busy role with plenty of supply chain challenges. We are continually evolving our processes and working with new companies from across the food industry. If you’re a recent graduate, or really excited about working in the charity sector, please apply now.
Main areas of responsibility
Food allocation support and Industry liaison
- Provide excellent customer service and act as the first point of contact to food industry contacts via phone and email.
- Co-ordinate the allocation of stock offered from the food and drink industry and communicate this to Regional Centres.
- Maintain timely records of allocations.
- Co-ordinate food offers, acting as the first point of contact, gathering key information and passing to the Commercial Managers.
- In conjunction with Commercial Managers, identify key trends of incoming categories, and developments across the network and advise the Director of Food and team as necessary.
- Arrange and co-ordinate logistics for food across the FareShare network.
- Check invoices and pass approved invoices to the finance team.
- Provide excellent customer service to FareShare Regional Centres, via phone and email.
- Relay feedback from the network to the Food Team, Commercial Managers and the Director of Food.
- Proactively approach and engage with existing and new food partners, to prompt them to provide sources of food.
- Support with on boarding of new manufacturing sources, via letters and follow up calls.
Reporting and Database Management
- Gather and provide supporting information on food offers to members of the food team (eg level of food, acceptance rate).
- Use GLADYS to provide weekly reports on key statistics for FareShare’s food partners as requested by the Commercial Managers
- Use GLADYS to provide the Commercial Managers with quantitative data from the network as requested
- Alert the Commercial Manager to any apparent trends or anomalies relating to food offers or acceptance.
- Preparing ad hoc reports as requested
- In conjunction with Commercial Managers, keep the central database of Food providers and individual contacts up to date, ensuring new customers and prospects are included as appropriate.
Team and project support
- Support the Food Team members as required, including note-taking at team meetings
- Provide assistance and coordination of with Food team projects as required.
- Feedback to the team ideas for improving the existing processes and operations linked to the provision of food to the network.
You will need excellent communication skills over the phone and by email, be very organised and be able to prioritise working on several tasks simultaneously. The aim is to support the food team its daily functions and key projects.
Skills, knowledge and abilities
- Strong communication skills (written and oral) and the ability to change tone for varied audience.
- Excellent telephone manner
- Good working knowledge of Excel.
- Familiarity with Outlook
- Ability to work within clearly defined and agreed parameters with limited supervision.
- An understanding of the importance of informing the right stakeholders at the right time.
- Planning and prioritisation skills
- Ability to analyse data, spotting trends in data and reports
- Understanding of how FareShare operates and its objectives.
- Knowledge of databases.
- Working in a customer facing role.
- Proven track record of working systematically to agreed guidelines.
- Proven ability to form good working relationships, both internally and externally
- Experience of working in administration within a logistics, supply chain or warehouse setting.
Competencies and Behaviours (Essential)
- An understanding of, and passion for, the mission and values of FareShare
- Able to demonstrate respect for work colleagues and FareShare beneficiaries
- A positive and “can-do” attitude
Please submit your CV and Cover Letter via our website.
Fundraising and Supporter Engagement Manager
Migraine is the third most common disease in the world. Millions of people across the UK are living with the condition right now, and it is ruining far too many lives.
The Migraine Trust has been investing in migraine research, providing high-quality, evidence-based information and support, and campaigning for change for nearly 55 years.
We are now the largest migraine charity in the UK, but with the arrival of a new CEO in March 2019 we are starting to set out new plans to reach more people affected by migraine, involve more people, help more people, and improve more people’s lives.
We need an outstanding fundraising function to be the engine for that ambition.
We are looking for a new Fundraising and Supporter Engagement Manager to lead our three-person Fundraising Team and transform our charity’s fundraising activities.
We want to grow the number of people supporting our charity from just over a thousand currently to many thousands over the next five years. We want the Fundraising Team to use as many effective, innovative and engaging fundraising approaches as possible to get us there, while delivering an amazing experience for our donors.
We are looking for someone very special who even at the end of their stellar career will still look back with huge pride at how their achievements enabled our charity to help improve thousands more lives.
This person will be an outstanding fundraising all-rounder with strategic vision, creativity, limitless enthusiasm and determination, and the ability to not only inspire and lead their own Fundraising Team brilliantly well, but also to work collaboratively and effectively with other teams from across our charity as well.
If that’s you, in return we offer a competitive salary and generous employer pension; an informal, family-friendly and inclusive culture in a newly refurbished central-London office; an absolute commitment to your personal development; and the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate and ‘can do’ people in the charity world.
We want to help you to do amazing things, we want you to be as ambitious for yourself as you are for our charity, and we want you to have fun and challenge yourself at work.
If you’re interested, please send your CV and a cover letter (two sides of A4 max) outlining why you want this job and why you think you would be right for it. The deadline for all applications is Sunday 6 October 2019. Interviews will be on Tuesday 22 October 2019 at The Migraine Trust.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking a Head of Fundraising to join our Senior Leadership Team who will be passionate about implementing the SARSAS fundraising strategy. You will be integral to identifying and securing new funding opportunities to ensure that SARSAS can continue to deliver support to meet the needs of those that have been raped and abused across Avon and Somerset.
You will be an experienced and ambitious fundraising professional, who is target driven and has an ability to recognise new opportunities and develop existing relationships to deliver against our goals. You will be an exceptional writer, with proven experience of winning significant grants and nurturing funding relationships with a range of donors, and specifically Trusts and Foundations. You will have experience of leading and motivating a team of fundraisers and volunteer fundraisers to achieve results.
You’ll be excited by the opportunity to join SARSAS and be part of the senior leadership team leading an organisational culture that reflects a collaborative and supportive environment.
Closing Date: Wednesday 25th September 5.00pm.
Interviews will be held in Bristol on 8th October 2019. Please ensure you are available in person for an interview on this date.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Recruiting a Specialist Support Worker (Substance Misuse) to join our Homelessness and Complex Needs service in Tower Hamlets!
GBP 22,500 per annum plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more
This role is a 40 hour per week.
Daniel Gilbert House
Daniel Gilbert House is a 24 hour supported accommodation for single homeless adults in the vibrant area of Brick Lane. There are 3 services - Station House Complex Needs Service, Daniel Gilbert House Hostel and Field House Medium Support Service. Daniel Gilbert House has 42 self contained bedsits for single homeless men and women with high support needs.
Station House has 21 flats for customers with complex needs. Station House Complex Needs Service works in partnership with external agencies in the borough such as RESET substance misuse service, mental health services and health providers to set and achieve SMART goals with customers.
Field House Medium Support Service is step down accommodation for 24 customers who are preparing to move on from the service. The service is not staffed 24 hours a day but customers can access support from staff based at Daniel Gilbert House Hostel. Customers will be supported to move on through their identified move on pathway.
The specialist support worker in substance misuse supports the customers with the most complex support needs around substance misuse. They work in partner ship with the alcohol and substance misuse worker and external substance misuse agencies- RESET Outreach, RESET treatment and RESET recovery Services. The role also includes supporting the keyworkers to improving their knowledge and practice around substance misuse. The post includes working shifts
There is on site parking for staff and an excellent staff training programme.
Within the environment of a 24 hour staffed homeless hostel, the Specialist Support Worker in Substance Misuse , leads the support that enables customers to recover from substance misuse. From start to finish they facilitate person centred planning and access to services that helps customers with their recovery.
- Undertake key-working responsibilities for a caseload of customers with substance misuse support needs assigned by the Team Leaders / Manager.
- Carry out initial assessments of potential customers and make decisions over access to the service
- Undertake continuous assessment of needs and potential risks & agree levels of support and actions.
- Create support / action plans for providing appropriate services based on the assessment and reflecting the services and resources available to enable the customer to recover from substance misuse
- Provide support and access to relevant services to enable customers to access treatment programmes, support services and maintain sobriety.
- Undertake support work in partnership with various teams across Tower Hamlets including RESET Outreach, RESET Treatment Services, RESET Recovery Services, DIP, SORT and Adult Services to compliment their interventions.
- Fully liaise with substance misuse/dual diagnosis professionals, including psychiatrist and nurses, and maintain excellent relationships with them.
- Share specialist knowledge with colleagues at Daniel Gilbert House to improve the teams understanding of substance misuse and recovery.
- Facilitate multi-agency case conferences for customers to discuss their recovery, barriers to recovery, treatment , risk management and future goals.
- Refer customers to external substance misuse and recovery services including treatment programmes.
- Motivate customers to contemplate treatment , continue treatment programmes or maintain recovery.
- Organise in-house recovery groups.
- To stay up to date with regard to development and research in the substance misuse field, in housing support and in
- Provide intensive support (both practical and emotional) to people undergoing a substance misuse relapse.
- Act as a positive influence on clients encouraging responsible behaviour and self reliance to people receiving the Service.
- Support people in a way that maximises their self-sufficiency and enables them to move on via their identified move on pathway.
This is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of Look Ahead.
- Prefers working as part of a group or team
- Is fundamentally calm and resilient, does not let emotion adversely affect them or obscure their judgement
- Has a practical and logical mind and is naturally well organised
- Thrives on change and enjoys dynamic diverse environments
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- Demonstrable experience of supporting vulnerable adults with substance misuse needs and/or mental health related dual diagnosis needs.
- Experience of working with vulnerable complex people whom are undergoing a period of crisis.
- An understanding of treatment programmes, support and recovery within substance misuse
- Knowledge of group and individual therapy and an understanding of risk management.
- NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social care, Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (alcohol and substance misuse specialism) or equivalent.
Want to use your skills in water supply engineering to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
Join WaterAid as Programme Advisor - Water to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.
You will be part of the Quality Programmes Team within the Programme Support Unit (PSU) of the International Programmes Department, WaterAid UK and will provide advice and specialist support across the organisation.
As our Programme Support Advisor - Water you will work with country and regional teams to promote good practice in water development, develop standards, review water supply scheme designs, capture lessons from WaterAid's work on water supply and produce clear documentation of learning. You will coordinate with colleagues working on different themes within the PSU to ensure that WaterAid has an integrated approach to WASH.
This is a full time, permanent position, offering flexible working.
- Responsible for providing support and advice related to water supply programmes in Country Programmes.
- Develop standards and guidelines for key areas of work.
- Contribute to designing and delivering targeted training and capacity building initiatives on adaptive and inclusive water supply programming for select countries and regions within WaterAid.
- Support and contribute to the delivery of projects, working in close collaboration with colleagues.
- Lead on and coordinate documentation and learning from the implementation of water supply projects in country.
- Support and foster collaborations between participating agencies in country.
- Support the delivery of projects
- Lead on learning and documentation, including sharing and dissemination of learning outputs.
To be successful, you'll need:
- A degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering
- Substantial experience of working in the international development sector
- Experience of working on multi-country and multi-partner collaborations and projects
- Experience of designing water supply schemes and developing best practice standards
- Experience in facilitating, training and development on approaches widely used in the sector
- Ability to communicate clearly and influence colleagues and peers
- Excellent writing and documentation skills
- Knowledge and experience of project design and delivery
- Ability to work and travel overseas
- Willingness and ability to undertake routine, logistical and administrative tasks.
- Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
- Working style that reflects Water Aid's values
- Willingness to travel overseas
WaterAid benefits include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
- Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
- Season Ticket Loan
- Free annual eye test
- Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
- Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
- Volunteer Day
This job can be based in London but also anywhere in the UK. We will also consider application from locations where WaterAid has an official presence with good international transport links.
WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020. The new location is to be confirmed but will be within zone 1-2 in London. The recruiting line manager will discuss this with you at the interview stage.
To see the full job pack, please click the 'Apply' Button
Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in either Word Document or PDF format.
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.
Applications will close one minute before midnight on 18/10/2019. Availability for interview is required week commencing 04/11/2019.
Salary: London salary (£36,590) or regional (£33,490); competitive in location outside of the UK (in line with the local market)
WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.
WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Who we are
The London Legal Support Trust works to support Law Centres, Citizens Advice and other legal advice agencies in London and the South East by providing them with grant funding alongside other forms of support. We do this by holding large fundraising events, most notably the London Legal Walk, which raised almost £900,000 this year, and providing the funds through grant rounds to the agencies where they are most needed. We offer our knowledge and experience of the sector to help the agencies become more sustainable. We also work with other grant-making bodies.
We are part of a network of seven Legal Support Trusts across England and in Wales working with the Access to Justice Foundation to support pro bono and advice agencies.
How we work
We raise funds for free legal advice services through a number of sponsored events, most notably the London Legal Walk. Our other events include regional walks, the Great Legal Bake, Great Legal Quiz, London Legal Walkies, and Walk the Thames. We also support people fundraising for LLST through London Marathon, ASICS 10k, Big Half Marathon and Royal Parks Half Marathon.
The money raised is distributed to legal advice centre beneficiaries through three annual small grant rounds, emergency funding and Centres of Excellence Scheme. As well as giving grants, we also provide other sector support such as management and consultancy and money saving schemes to help the agencies to keep their doors open.
How you will make a difference
This is a newly created role that will work closely with our Events Manager and Head of Fundraising.
Your overall job objectives will include:
- to improve, develop and organise our events
- to maintain and develop our database of supporters and event information
- to maintain good relations with internal and external contacts
- to maintain and assist in developing web site and online presence
- to assist with the recruitment and management of volunteer interns
Your main responsibilities will be to:
- Maintain and build on existing events
- Manage sign ups to the events using Salesforce (training provided)
- Support the Event & Fundraising team to produce event and fundraising materials
- Draft event correspondence
- Attend, help at and supervise events
- Follow up with participants of events
- Promote LLST externally and ensure its good reputation is maintained
What you will need:
- Enthusiasm for the cause and our work and commitment to social justice and equal opportunities for all.
- Educated to degree level
- Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communications skills.
- Confidence with IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to work well under pressure, with strong organisational skills to cope in a busy environment with competing demands.
- Proven ability to communicate with a wide range of people and to liaise with other organisations.
- Highly motivated, with ability to work on own initiative and as part of a small team.
- Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills.
- Professional, reliable and responsible.
- Ability to work outside office hours as required, particularly in the build up to events, other busy periods and on the day of events.
- A positive attitude to problem solving.
A detailed Application Pack including Job Description and Person Specification is attached with this ad.
Salary: in the range £22,000 - £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Pension: 4% employer contribution plus employee contribution (following completion of successful completion of probation)
Annual Leave: 20 days + bank holidays(increases due to years of service to 22 days for 2+, 24 days for 4+ and 26 for 6+)
Hours of work: This is a full-time position, 37 hours a week. Business hours are typically Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with some evening and weekend work, and some travel.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please send copy of your CV with a covering letter of no more than two pages of A4, addressing all the selection criteria under the person specification. Please ensure that your application fully addresses each of the criteria in the person specification.
Closing date: Wednesday, 9th October 2019 at midnight
Panel interview: Week commencing Monday 14th October 2019
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.
We recognise the positive value of diversity, promoting equality and fairness, and challenging discrimination.
We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture for everyone who needs or provides our services and within our own organisation and will not discriminate or tolerate discriminatory behaviour on the grounds of race, colour, sex, gender identity (including transgender), disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital / partnership or family status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, trade union membership or any other factor.
As employers, we aim to treat all employees and job applicants equally and fairly and not unlawfully discriminate against them.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
City Hearts are currently recruiting for a Support Workers to work 24 hours per week within the Anti-Trafficking Female Team of the organisation. This role will require the successful candidate to support the Survivors of Modern Slavery in the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) and women with life-controlling issues in their rest and reflection period before moving on to support the Staff of City Hearts; to ensure all standards for City Hearts are upheld to a high standard.
City Hearts was founded in 2005 with a mandate to fully restore those with a history of vulnerability and exploitation. We began with a single home to help women with life controlling issues and shortly after welcomed our first survivor of Modern Slavery. Since then we have expanded dramatically across multiple regions and now provide accommodation and outreach support to hundreds of survivors of modern slavery every year, as well as continuing to house and support women with life-controlling issues.
Supporting the clients at the accommodation with everyday tasks; promoting their independence; empowering them in their recovery and assisting with their integration into the community.
Welcoming new clients into service, carrying out initial inductions and supporting clients when moving on from the accommodation.
Creating and initiating activities with the clients – organising outings periodically. Helping the women develop skills, autonomy and confidence through engaging them in activities such as learning English language skills, building healthy friendships, cooking, budgeting and personal safety.
Using the Computer Management System (CMS) to accurately and professionally record client information.
Keeping the house clean and tidy on a daily basis and helping to ensure the smooth running of the day to day programme e.g. organising and attending appointments, managing issues that arise at the accommodation.
Being flexible to cover last minute emergencies if they arise and carrying out standby shifts as the rota designates.
One shift per week to be an evening/night shift at one of the female accommodations – please note, staff are not required to complete waking nights, a staff bedroom is provided for overnight shifts.
- Ability to work in a team
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to liaise with other agencies in a professional manner
- Good communication skills
- Good organisational skills
- High level of emotional resilience
- Good IT skills and the ability to accurately record keep
- Ability to be flexible to needs of the service and clients
- Ability to manage time around shift work to enable adequate self-care and rest
30 Days Holiday (based on 40 hour working week)
Sleep shift pay supplement
Perkbox - local / national discount scheme + app
Training / Career Progression
Various courses - personal and professional development
Group supervision with qualified therapist every 6 weeks
Closing date for the role is midnight on 30th September
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Supported Housing Officer
£26,000 per annum
37 hours per week, Fixed term contract until May 2020
Happy to Talk Flexible Working
Can you deliver exceptional face-to-face customer experiences?
Do you easily build effective relationships with a wide range of people including customers and colleagues, with an ability to influence and negotiate?
Are you comfortable with dealing with challenging conversations, remaining confident and firm, whilst being respectful and considerate?
Do you have the skills to really listen to and recognise what it is that customers really want and be committed to achieving the best possible outcome?
If your answer to these questions is yes, we have an exciting new job opportunity that could be for you.
Our client is one of the largest landlords in the South West and ranked in the top 50 of The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for in the whole of the UK. They care about their colleagues and this is evident in their sense of pride and the tireless work they do to support customers.
With around 13,000 properties in the south west, the majority in Bath, they are about much more than just somewhere to live. Their experience extends to supporting vulnerable people with thoughtful and effective additional services and improving homes and estates, as well as building new places for people to live.
What you'll be doing
You’ll be working in our supported accommodation service at Pathways which works holistically with young people, supporting them in a planned way to address the barriers they experience in the face of homelessness.
You’ll help to provide a package of resettlement, independent living skills and motivate them to re-engage in education, training or work.
You’ll use your ability to engage, support and motivate people with a diverse range of needs, to prepare for independent living as well as fulfil their personal goals and aspirations.
More about you
You’ll have experience of working in a housing, social care or community environment, with a good understanding of the challenges and issues affecting young people and be keen to join in creating both vibrant and safe places for people to live.
You’ll be highly self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
You will need to demonstrate the ability to manage voids and complex arrears cases using rent monitoring actions and intensive housing management support.
You will also deputise and lead colleagues in the Team Leader’s absence and have strong problem solving skills as well as excellent attention to detail and ability to meet performance targets.
At the same time you will demonstrate resilience and the desire to work in an interesting environment where no day is ever the same!
Our client will need to take up an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check for this role which they will do for you when you start.
When and where you'll be doing it
Participation in an on-call rota to provide out of hours emergency support is required and flexibility will be essential as the hours of work are 37 hours per week on a 5 week rolling shift pattern, including two evenings per week up to 9 p.m, weekends and bank holidays.
You’ll be based in Bath
Our client recognises that as an organisation we are underrepresented in certain areas. Therefore they operate the disability confident scheme to encourage disabled applicants and welcome applications from candidates who are BAME or LGBTQ+. They also welcome applications from customers.
Partnerships Manager - Trusts, Foundations and Institutions
Team: Fundraising and Partnerships
£43,000 - 47,000
The Partnerships Manager will join Comic Relief’s Trusts, Foundations and Institutions Team (TFI) and work closely with the team leader to help Comic Relief’s fulfil its fundraising strategy.
Comic Relief’s TFI team generates income from trusts, foundations and strategic partnerships, which enables us to support communities in the UK and globally. In this role, the Partnerships Manager will work across the Comic Relief business to manage existing high-value partnerships and secure new, with specific responsibility for new business.
Key Accountabilities / Objectives
To contribute towards an income target of up to £20 million annually through securing new grant income by managing contractual income, partnership or match giving alliances.
Brokering new partnerships
· Identifying partnership opportunities and meeting with key strategic partners.
· Writing partnership proposals and completing partnership applications.
· Brokering new funding partnerships and extensions to existing partnerships for Comic Relief.
· Creating project plans and developing propositions in consultation with teams across the organisation.
· Ensure effective compliance and record-keeping of partnership requirements and agreements.
· Maintaining excellent working relationships with key funding partners.
· Project management of active partnerships to ensure that delivery is on track and working with the Impact and Investment Team to address any delivery issues (where relevant).
· Working with across teams to arrange partnership launch events.
· Working with colleagues across the organisation to regularly report back to key funding partners, including telephone updates, face-to-face meetings, quarterly reports and evaluations.
· Representing Comic Relief at forums and meetings organised by current or potential partners.
· Manage relationships with existing funders.
Essential Skills and Competencies
· Extensive experience of securing and managing significant high-value funds from foundations and institutional donors.
· Solid experience of senior-level relationship management and support which enables senior stakeholders to grow income and networks.
· Exceptional communication, networking, influencing, negotiating and persuading skills.
· Strategical Thinker - be able to evaluate decisions in the short, medium and long term.
· Building and sustaining effective working relationships both internally and externally.
To apply, please visit our website via the link and apply online.
Role closes - 12:00pm, 2nd Oct 2019 BST (Europe/London)
External Affairs & Standards Assistant –
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
The FSRH is the largest UK professional membership organisation working at the heart of sexual and reproductive health, supporting healthcare professionals to deliver high quality care.
We believe that access to quality sexual and reproductive healthcare is a fundamental right. This is why we are working together with our 15,000+ members and partners to shape better sexual and reproductive health for all.
The remit of the External Affairs & Standards Team is to provide external communications and influencing relating to achieving the ambitions set out in FSRH’s Vision.
About the role
Please see JD in below link for further details.
This role is designed to support the work of the External Affairs & Standards Team, ensuring that it operates efficiently and effectively, including the production of high quality policy and influencing work, internal committee administration and media output.
We are looking for a bright individual towards the beginning of their career, with an interest in healthcare policy and a passion for improving society. Excellent writing skills are essential, as is a broad understanding of communications techniques, including around deployment of media, social media and public affairs to engage policy makers and the general public around the issues that our members and their patients face. A key requirement of the role will be to draw on the experience of FSRH’s members and committees to influence the direction of policy in women’s healthcare in each part of the UK.
This role will also provide administrational support to FSRH Committees as well as ensuring that the External Affairs & Standards team have the administrative systems to support their work. This role will also provide an opportunity for the post holder to research and write policy briefings, collate and draft responses to Government consultations, and help develop and deliver media output and engagement.
Located in the offices of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, overlooking Regent’s Park in London (but shortly moving to London Bridge), the FSRH offers a package that includes flexible working hours, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, a first-class pension scheme and generous annual leave.
Please see JD contained in below link for further details.
As part of our small, friendly team, you will plan, create and deliver communications across various print and digital channels, with a strong focus on creative storytelling and interaction with our active community.
You will spend most of your time on CLAPA’s vibrant social media pages and information-packed website, curating the safe, positive space we've created for people affected by cleft where difference is celebrated and the future is bright.
You will encourage our community to engage with our work and share their stories, and you’ll use what you learn to help make our services and communications more accessible. You will be the link between CLAPA’s services and the people that need them the most, finding new and innovative ways to advertise events and opportunities through a variety of channels to reach the most appropriate audiences. A large amount of content must be planned for various channels over the course of the year in collaboration with the rest of the CLAPA team and volunteers, so excellent organisational skills and time management are essential.
As part of a small charity, you will have regular contact with every team at CLAPA and chances to use your creativity and communications skills in many different contexts. You'll need to be proactive, solution-focused and flexible, eager to build your skills and rise to varied challenges.
- Strong written and oral communication skills, with a passion for creative copywriting and storytelling.
- Excellent skills in customer service and community management
- Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and with other staff to help communicate CLAPA’s work to the community.
- Proactively generating and editing content for a variety of channels, including CLAPA’s website, social media and print media. Planning and scheduling posts on CLAPA’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
- Managing and moderating CLAPA’s Facebook Groups and other social media accounts to develop our online community.
- Using CLAPA’s e-mail software to create and send mailings as required, including monthly e-newsletters.
- Creating graphics and copy for various CLAPA communications using templates, and creating new templates as required.
- Posting and promoting events, activities and opportunities as required by the Regional Team.
- Sourcing and cataloguing case studies, quotes and photos for use in promotional materials and in response to press requests.
- Arranging, conducting and writing up interviews with people involved in CLAPA’s work, including children and young people.
This position is ideal for an exceptional candidate just starting their career in communications or looking to make the switch to the charity sector.
Equal Opportunities & Safeguarding
CLAPA is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to ensuring all applications are treated fairly. We monitor the demographics of applicants on the Application Form, but these questions are not mandatory and any answers will not be shared with the team shortlisting and interviewing candidates.
CLAPA is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Marketing Executive (0149)
Salary: £19,700 - £29,396
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
We are looking for a Marketing Executive who will join a fast-paced environment and will be part of a team of driven and enthusiastic people.
You will support the coordination and delivery of specialist marketing and engagement communications to a variety of different audiences to achieve specific public engagement objectives, in-line with the public engagement strategy and plan, and will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of topics, including trading, fundraising and emergencies.
What we are looking for
You are a proactive marketeer, with a keen interest in public engagement in a charitable context. You have experience of supporting the delivery of multichannel marketing campaigns which match the needs of audiences with the organisation’s objectives, in either a commercial or charity context.
With a good commercial understanding, you are driven by return on investment, have sound judgement and take an innovative approach to marketing solutions, whilst ensuring brand, income, influencing and engagement objectives are delivered. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships. You are organised and able to meet deadlines.
You are passionate about providing best-in-class audience-led communications, and have an equal passion for telling the impact stories of Oxfam’s work in inspiring ways, and will use these to deliver marketing activities which inspire audiences to support our goal to beat poverty.
This role will give you the opportunity to make a real and lasting impact on people’s lives, by becoming part of a movement of people who works together to end poverty for good.
It will also provide plenty of opportunities to grow, both professionally and personally, and learn from a team of experienced people, as well as from the wider Oxfam network.
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.
An exciting opportunity to join a highly collaborative Philanthropy team in this medical charity, you will identify, cultivate, engage and steward philanthropy prospects through events and other appropriate fundraising activities.
Support the Philanthropy Manager and other senior members of staff in handling back-canvassing for the Appeal and for the Philanthropy Programme.
Build, update and generate a pipeline of philanthropists and philanthropy income
With the Prospect Research programme, identify prospects through the database and through extended networks
Identify prospects with a likely interest in the cause but who are not yet connected.
A proven track record of delivering income against agreed targets and time scales.
Experience of developing relationships with philanthropists and people of influence.
Demonstrable success in soliciting new major gifts and uplifting current philanthropists.
Experience of creating successful bespoke proposals or asks for philanthropists, or other potential high value donors.
Previous experience of building or running high profile and professional events.
Experience of coordinating stewardship and engagement programmes
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
Tearfund is looking for a dynamic, strategic thinker to lead our global relationship with the UK government, both in Whitehall and through field-offices and embassies in developing countries.
Do you have a proven track record of the following:
- senior representation to UK government departments
- a good understanding of the politics of the UK Civil Service (particularly DFID and the FCO)
- experience leading on project and proposal development
- excellent communication and negotiation skills?
If so this role could be for you!
This role will involve proactively scoping new opportunities, accompanying front-line staff in the development and implementation of programme funding strategies, and preparation of bids. This will include travel overseas to develop funding relationships and increase in-country capacities to work with UK Government funding.
All applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.
The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.