Volunteer Engagement Team Leader
Prostate Cancer UK

Job Description

Permanent, full-time

Based London or Glasgow

What the job involves

Volunteer engagement is our exciting new approach to volunteer management.  Join our newly formed team and you will lead staff and volunteers to enable, in partnership with others across the charity, our 2,000 volunteers to engage at a level that is right for them, deliver great customer service and apply best practice for volunteer support and management to help us achieve our ambitious strategy.

Working in a dynamic, fast-moving and fun environment, no two days will be the same. You could be presenting progress against our volunteer engagement transformation project plan to the Leadership team, reviewing parts of our website to help build our volunteer brand in-line with the organisation's brand and working principles, project managing the launch of a new digital communications platform for volunteers to attract a wide diversity of applicants and build talent pipelines, support the launch of new volunteer hubs in the UK or briefing in potential volunteer development opportunities that you have scoped to the project team.

What we want from you

Degree qualified, and a successful team leader, you will have great project management skills, experience of developing volunteering products and increasing volunteer engagement at all levels across a wide geographical territory. You will be a confident user of web and digital applications and skilled in developing communications content for a range of audiences. You will be a multi-tasker who is comfortable managing a busy and varied workload, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and be able to quickly establish credibility at all levels of the organisation. You may also have community fundraising experience and knowledge of Investor in Volunteers accreditation. 

Why work for us?
We have a simple ambition – to stop men dying from prostate cancer.

Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and support, we can make prostate cancer a disease the next generation of men need not fear. Be part of a team that will put an end to prostate cancer being a killer.

The support we’ll provide

Join our team and you’ll be working at an award-winning charity that will help you learn, develop your skills and expertise, and achieve your highest aspirations. We provide everything you’d expect from a professional organisation – competitive benefits package, contributory pension scheme, life insurance, child care vouchers, and season ticket loan – but much more besides. Work with us and you’ll see your efforts pay off as we fight for a better future for men.

Closing date:  Thursday 12 January 2017.

Interview date: week commencing 23 January 2017.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Prostate Cancer UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332). Registered company number 02653887.

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