Retail Volunteering Manager - East Anglia

Posted by British Heart Foundation

Retail Volunteering Manager - East Anglia

Bedfordshire Check commute

Up to £29000 per annum + car/car allowance + benefits

Permanent

7523 (700130)

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Job Description

Do you have a background in volunteering management? Have you got previous retail knowledge and do you want to be part of one of the country's largest charities beating heartbreak forever?

We have an exciting new opportunity to join a Volunteer Management Team which will support our Retail Directorate across the BHF.

As a Retail Volunteering Manager you'll work alongside our Regional and Area Managers covering East Anglia, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire and Essex to deliver the BHF's local and national volunteering strategy and will support our retail team to recruit, train and retain volunteers.

You'll working alongside a dynamic, collaborative team of 7 Managers who support the delivery of volunteering plans for circa 100 shops each and you'll work closely with colleagues across the BHF, local communities, and external organisations to grow volunteer participation in your patch.

Whilst retail focused you'll work alongside the volunteering management team and volunteering colleagues from across the BHF to ensure a consistent volunteer journey.

About you

You'll be both an expert in volunteer management, having worked either in a field based role or within a multi-site organisation previously, as well as experienced in working with and influencing senior stakeholders to deliver credible and innovative solutions that meet KPI's.

To succeed in this role you'll have:
* Previous experience of training or coaching groups and individuals
* Excellent communication skills, able to speak with authority and knowledge and passion about all volunteering related topics.
* Strong analytical skills able to probe, investigate and challenge when needed
* Excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently, take the initiative and prioritise personal workload.

The role can be office or home-based and will involve extensive travel across the UK with some overnight stays.

Please note that this role will cover East Anglia, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire and Essex, and therefore there will be a considerable amount of travel and some overnight stays. The successful applicant will live somewhere in the geographical area that they will be covering. All applicants must also hold a full driving license.

About us

In the 1960s, 7 in 10 people died of their heart attack. Today, thanks to medical breakthroughs, 7 in 10 survive. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has been involved in so many critical breakthroughs - and we are still leading the way.

We have the support of over 22,000 volunteers across the organisation. The volunteering team aim to deliver consistency of approach to volunteering, wherever and however people choose to give their time to us, to ensure they have an experience that is valuable to both the volunteer and the BHF.

How to apply

To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Phone Interviews will take place 30th August and 3rd September with face to face interviews taking place 11th September.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

The British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

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