Job based in London. The role may require the post holder to travel occasionally throughout the UK and attend events out of hours.
At FareShare, we fight food poverty by tackling food waste. We source fresh, quality and in date food that is surplus to requirements from retailers and manufacturers and redistribute it to charities and community groups that provide meals to vulnerable people - individuals who are homeless, unemployed, socially isolated or recovering from addictions.
FareShare operates 21 Regional Centres around the UK and in conjunction with our store level solution, FareShare Go, we now support over 10,900 local charities and community groups. Over the past year FareShare managed over 20,800 tonnes of food nationwide, feeding over 920,000 people every week. By making sure good food is not wasted, we turn an environmental problem into a social solution.
Main purpose of the role
FareShare has an experienced Marcomms department working to raise our profile and strengthen our brand amongst the general public, the food industry, our charity members, the media and other stakeholders.
We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic individual who feels passionate about food poverty and food waste in the UK.
This role is vital in strengthening FareShare’s ability to promote its work and the issues of food waste and food poverty. Your key focus will be to:
- Gather and provide content and evidence of FareShare’s work and impact (e.g. case studies, research)
- Develop and maintain marketing collateral to promote this and in the process maintain and ensure brand consistency
- Communicate and promote FareShare through various communications channels (events, website, newsletters)
This post requires someone with drive, initiative, a ‘just do it’ attitude and who is not afraid to learn on the job through giving it a go! By demonstrating this attitude and combining it with the experience level required below this is a great opportunity to make a real difference in an area of great relevance in the current economic climate.
- With the Marketing and Communications Manager, develop and implement the marketing and communications activity plan and production schedule to better promote FareShare to all our stakeholders across all communications channels
- Develop briefs for marketing materials and social media content, write copy and liaise with designers to publish
- Create and implement campaigns and materials to support internal communications
- Provide content by identifying stories across the FareShare network and develop cases studies to be used:
- for media, social media and PR/marketing purposes.
- by the various teams at FareShare National to pitch and promote FareShare and to nurture current partnerships
- Review, develop and maintain a bank of marketing resources, such as photos, case studies library and promotional videos and graphics
- Maintain a contact strategy for external stakeholders, including regular newsletters
- Deliver an effective support service to meet the communications and marketing requirements of the Fundraising and Operations Team, as well as the Fareshare Regional Centres
- Manage FareShare’s Google Grant and AdWords account to drive traffic to the FareShare website and support targeted campaigns on social media
- Assist the Marketing Manager on research activities/surveys, including research with our charity members
- Support the delivery of events as diverse as network conferences or public facing events
- Act as a brand champion by monitoring use of logo, messages, language, iconography and other visual elements
- Act as first point of contact for FareShare, including responding to email enquiries and redirect web enquiries to relevant people.
- Develop and manage other appropriate activities as defined by your line manager.
· Demonstrable experience of working in marketing/communications to raise the profile of an organisation or an issue ideally in FMCG or charity
· Demonstrable and proven track record of developing materials and resources to support campaigns
· Demonstrable experience of supporting internal teams in the delivery of team and organisational objectives
Skills, knowledge and abilities:
· Excellent copy-writing and proofreading skills and experience in writing engaging multi-channel content
· Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience in graphic design
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Proven ability to develop and maintain good working relations, both within an organisation and with stakeholders
· A self starter with proven ability to work on own initiative, meet objectives and tight deadlines under pressure
· Accuracy, meticulous attention to detail and excellent proof reading skills
· Knowledge of Wordpress, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, salesforce and/or other CRM systems is desirable.
Values and behaviours
· A commitment to Equal Opportunities
· An understanding of, and sympathy with, FareShare’s mission and strategy
· Flexibility of approach and ability to work in a team
· Willingness and ability to travel around the UK on an occasional basis.
If you would like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV and a supporting statement showing how you meet the essential experience outlined in the person specification via our website.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 19th September. Interviews will be held in London during weeks commencing 23 September.
Communications and Health Information Coordinator
12-month fixed-term contract
Salary: c.£22,000 - £24,000 per annum
Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 23rd September 2019
Interviews: 3rd October 2019
An exciting opportunity for a Communications and Health Information Coordinator has arisen at World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
WCRF champions the latest and most authoritative scientific research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity, so that we can empower people to make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk.
We are seeking a Communications and Health Information Coordinator who will be responsible for running WCRF’s social media channels as well as supporting the development of WCRF’s Communications and Health Information teams. This is a very varied role that offers a great opportunity to work across two teams and develop a range of different skills.
We are looking for someone with experience of running social media channels for an organisation, as well as having strong communication skills both written and verbal.
You will have experience of using databases and have excellent knowledge of IT packages such as Microsoft Office, including Excel. The successful candidate will also have experience of being responsible for a range of administrative duties.
If you are interested in this role and feel you possess the necessary requirements, please submit a current CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) by the closing date. You must have current right to work in the UK.
Please note: Your cover letter should highlight how your skills and experience will benefit WCRF UK and equip you for the role.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
The Campaign Company (TCC) is a values-driven research, communications and engagement consultancy. We specialise in providing cutting edge insight that helps our clients better connect with the people they serve in a time of change. We work mainly with clients in national and local government, the NHS and charity sector.
Our team is growing with increasing work in the field of public engagement and community cohesion. This is an exciting opportunity to help organisations dealing with complex policy challenges build trust and manage change.
About the role
You will manage projects in the fields of engagement, research and communications, and provide specialist expertise to our clients.
The job is fast paced dealing with client and public facing projects. In your day to day role this will involve delivery of primary (quantitative and qualitative research) and secondary research, organising engagement events, and presenting to clients.
You will have an important role in TCC's small team, with opportunities to play a central role in developing the business.
You are likely to have previously worked in a research, politics, engagement or communications role and will be self-motivated, proactive, creative, a problem-solver and great at managing deadlines and changing priorities.
You will be curious about how communities work, what drives perceptions and behaviours, and how engagement around policy issues can affect positive change.
You will need to be prepared to work hard and learn fast across a range of areas and be happy working independently and as part of a team.
This role is challenging, requiring exceptionally high standards to help the business grow and deliver pro-social change.
• Project support: organising meetings; focus group recruitment/facilitation; data analysis and report writing
• Project management: authoring project plans; identifying and securing resource; and managing costs, time and profitability
• Managing relationships with clients and suppliers
• Primary and secondary research, including quantitative and qualitative data analysis
• Producing high quality written reports
• Presentation of project work in client and public facing settings
• Support delivery of business strategy: supporting and developing business processes and contributing to business development.
The role will initially be offered as a one year contract with a view to becoming permanent.
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, an international non-profit organization tracking the human rights impacts of over 9000 companies worldwide, is seeking a highly motivated person to join an exciting new collaborative project between its Corporate Legal Accountability (CLA) and Civic Freedoms & Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) programmes to map and analyse the scale and nature of the use of Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) globally. A growing number of corporations are using SLAPPs as a tactic to intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the cost and hassle of litigation in order to stop their opposition. They are a serious, growing threat to the vital work of NGOs, land and environmental defenders, community and social movement leaders, trade union representatives, and journalists focused on protecting our fundamental freedoms, human rights, and democracy.
The successful candidate will help map and analyse the scale of this global trend and produce a database of cases and a series of analyses and communications tools that will support the efforts of civil society groups and defenders across the globe. This will involve conducting research to identify and continously monitor cases of judicial harassment and SLAPPs against human rights defenders, including the parties involved, legal arguments used, remedies sought, law firms involved, strategies used against advocates (including legal charges and accompanying delegitimising campaigns), and results of these lawsuits, managing the creation of a publicly accessible database gathering cases of SLAPPs around the world, and writing a briefing analysing data on the scope and landscape of SLAPPs.
The Legal Researcher will also provide support to the Resource Centre’s Civic Freedoms and HRDs programme by identifying cases of judicial harassment, SLAPPs and other types of attacks for its global database of attacks against human rights defenders focused on business-related activities and support with company engagement.
Applicants must have:
- Strong commitment to advancing human rights in the business sector and to the protection of human rights defenders
- Legal education
- 2+ years of experience conducting legal research, preferably related to human rights
- Proven track record of working constructively with a range of stakeholders and in very close collaboration with a small team
- Proven excellent communications skills, including an ability to write clearly and succinctly for a range of audiences and in diverse formats
- Ability to search for difficult to find information online and analyse this data
- Languages: English (fluency required); Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian or Arabic fluency highly desired
- The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching a new two-year project focused on the use of SLAPPs to stop the work of human rights defenders. This work will support the leadership of other coalitions and organizations focused on SLAPPs, including Protect the Protest and Greenpeace. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre aims to make a critical contribution to other efforts to stop the use of SLAPPs by creating a publicly available centralised hub of data about the scale and nature of SLAPPs globally. The Legal Researcher will be responsible for conducting the research and analysis to create this hub, as well as management of the project, with the support and supervision of the Civic Freedoms & HRDs and the CLA teams.
The Legal Researcher will also provide support to the Resource Centre’s Civic Freedoms and HRDs programme by identifying cases of judicial harassment, SLAPPs, and other types of attacks for its global database of attacks against human rights defenders focused on business-related activities and support with company engagement.
How to apply:
Please go to our website and follow Link to Job at the bottom of the page, and download, fill and submit the application form on the website by 8 October 2019. We do not accept CVs.
Specific activities include:
- Map existing data about SLAPPs and identify gaps in information in collaboration with the Civic Freedoms and HRDs and Corporate Legal Accountability teams;
- Conduct research to identify and continously monitor cases of judicial harrasment and SLAPPs against human rights defenders, including the parties involved, legal arguments used, remedies sought, law firms involved, strategies used against advocates (including legal charges and accompanying delegitimising campaigns), and results of these lawsuits;
- Liaise with defenders facing SLAPPs and their supporting organizations, as needed;
- Manage the creation of a publicly accessible and user-friendly English-language database gathering cases of SLAPPs around the world and an online hub of information with the latest developments regarding SLAPPs and an expert blog series on the phenomenon;
- Write a briefing analysing data on the scope and landscape of SLAPPs;
- Create infographics that visualise aspects of this phenomenon;
- Support efforts to increase reputational and other costs against companies using SLAPPs to stop the work of human rights defenders; and
- Participate in regularly scheduled Global Team calls and ad hoc calls and meetings as needed.
Key competencies and attributes:
- Values: Strong, demonstrated commitment to promoting human rights in business and supporting the work of human rights defenders. Shared values and ethos of the Resource Centre.
- Human rights experience: A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of human rights or social justice.
- Legal research & analytical skills: Proven experience in conducting high quality legal research and analysis, preferably related to human rights and persistent in seeking out difficult-to-find information.
- Data analysis skills:Proven experience with data analysis and competency with Microsoft Excel.
- Project management skills: Highly organised and detail oriented with project management experience.
- Communication skills: Proven excellent communications skills, including an ability to write clearly and succinctly for a range of audiences (from business to civic society organizations and trade unions), and in diverse formats (including briefing papers, blogs, web-based summaries of cases); experience with social media outreach desirable.
- Strategic insight: Able to identify key opportunities to enhance impact of project within given resource and time constraints.
- Teamwork: Able to operate effectively and constructively with team members on a collaborative project and ensure smooth communication despite geographical distances between team members.
- Initiative and motivation: Able to take initiative and drive work forward independently within agreed frameworks, motivated by achieving external results
- Organization and prioritisation: Strong organisational and time management skills, enabling efficient and effective work
- Languages: Fluent English (reading, writing, speaking); Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian or Arabic highly desired.
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is a diverse, global team. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background and we acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in progressive movements. We particularly encourage applications from people of Black/ African / Afro-Caribbean, Asian, and Latinx descent, people belonging to indigenous groups, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGTBQ+, and other minorities.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a key position, within a dynamic and inspiring supporter-focused Fundraising Team. The role would suit a highly driven and experienced fundraiser who is looking to further develop their account management and proactive fundraising skills.
The post holder will be responsible for both acquiring and maintaining community relationships with supporters, including community groups, companies and individuals. They will have the ability to identify and seize opportunities and provide impeccable stewardship to increase lifetime value.
About the Team
The fundraising team at Hospices of Hope is a public-facing team raising over £1m every year, working with hundreds of supporters who raise money in aid of the Charity through a varied range of activities.
You will have experience of working in a supporter-facing fundraising environment and a track record of providing impeccable account management and successfully securing new partnerships.
Specifically, you will have:
• A proven ability in relationship management to third-party fundraisers
• A passion for working towards ambitious fundraising targets
• The ability to identify and seize opportunities
• Excellent communication skills
• The ability to take ownership of your workload and be a self-starter
• Experience working with the general public in a customer-facing role
• The ability to work effectively with our CRM (HQN), analysing information and reporting on KPI's
• Sound knowledge of the Charities Act and Institute of Fundraising guidelines, ensuring all fundraising activities are fully compliant
About the Charity
Hospices of Hope, has led the way in developing hospice care for terminally ill children and adults in Romania and surrounding countries over the past 25 years. Our services have already reached more than 40,000 of the most disadvantaged people in Europe and despite some progress in the reform of the healthcare systems, many patients continue to be left without proper care at the end of life.Hospices of Hope seeks to ensure that all our patients are given the best possible pain relief and holistic support for each day that they have left. In addition, we have provided more than 20,000 training sessions in hospice care for thousands of healthcare professionals from more than 19 countries in the region’. A better future for seriously ill children and adults starts with you.
Please refer to the full job description below for more information.
How to Apply
To apply, please send a detailed covering letter (no more than one page) and CV to Anna Perolls, Fundraising & Resources Director. The covering letter should clearly outline the following:
- How you are suitable for the role using the person specification and responsibilities highlighted in the job description
- Your motivation to work for the charity
- Your salary expectation and notice period
Applications that do not follow this guidance will not be progressed.
Please submit your CV and covering letter at your earliest convenience if you are suitable for the position.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies.
Closing date: 30th September**
*This vacancy may close earlier if we receive enough applications. Therefore we encourage all applicants to apply immediately
Friends of Windmill Gardens (FoWG) is looking for an organised and proactive project administrator to be responsible for the smooth running of projects at the new Brixton Windmill Centre due to open in October. Experienced in dealing with the public, the successful candidate will have excellent administrative skills including IT, numeracy and premises management skills appropriate to the post. This role is crucial to the success of the new education/visitor and community centre at the last working windmill in central London.
The successful candidate will understand and be committed to the changes FoWG need to make through two years of Power to Change (PTC) funding. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record of administrative work in an office, project, small business or similar environment. They will have experience of using finance packages and keeping financial records so that there are excellent project processes, records and reporting. They will understand that the future of our growing social business depends on strong financial systems, accuracy and integrity.
The PA also needs the skills to handle petty cash, receipts for sale items, donations and other items and process such income in accordance with internal procedures and Gift Aid requirements. They will understand that a social business needs to work collaboratively in a team of paid staff and volunteers and the need for public facing systems to be user friendly but with strong controls.
Using their IT skills they will produce regular accurate reports to the project’s management team. They will be responsive and adapt and change with a can-do approach to work and ability to prioritise appropriately to ensure project delivery whatever project challenges are faced. They will also have key responsibilities for managing the community building, booking events and classes, dealing with trainees, visitors and volunteers and assisting with purchasing items, working to the Business Development Manager and the appropriate lead Board member. They will be open to using local and social media to promote the project and the role of the Brixton Windmill and the Brixton Windmill Centre in the well-being of the community.
This 17.5-hour per week part-time post is funded by a Power to Change Business Fund grant for 18 months.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Trekstock has a growing supporter base, which requires an enthusiastic and passionate copywriter who is digitally savvy to join the team as Communications Officer. You will work closely with the CEO to provide exceptional communications across a wide range of digital platforms to grow Trekstock’s reach. The post holder will write, edit, coordinate and publish content across various channels including print and online marketing materials, e-newsletters, social media and the website.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
- A strong copywriter.
- Knowledge of digital marketing and social media.
- Someone who is keen to learn the ins and outs of charity communications and supporter engagement.
- Passion for the work of Trekstock.
- Amazing communication skills who understands what motivates our supporters.
- A super organised individual who’s proactive and comfortable taking the initiative with new innovative ideas and has excellent attention to detail.
- A team-player who’s up for getting stuck into new challenges and wants to work collaboratively with a small team.
As Trekstock’s Communications Officer you’ll play a key role in overseeing Trekstock’s external communications. You will use your copywriting skills to create strong online content, press releases, newsletters, manage our social media and help transform our digital marketing including paid ads and liaising with our agency who look after our charity Google AdWords. You will confidently liaise with external PR companies on all press enquires and marketing materials ensuring Trekstock’s brand guidelines are adhered to.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you a compassionate and empathetic individual striving to make a difference to people affected by cancer? Our exciting new Support Executive role will be at the forefront of our recently launched Support and Information Service.
This dynamic role will be public facing and allow the successful candidate to work directly with our beneficiaries. This role would suit a recent graduate or a candidate wishing to start their career within the charity sector. The successful candidate will have impeccable organisational skills and a natural ability to communicate with all. The candidate must also be willing to travel frequently across the UK as part of the role.
Key responsibilities include:
- Working with the Support Manager to ensure the smooth running of the Support and Information Service
- Contributing to the delivery of our flagship support event - The Bone Cancer Conference
- Contributing to the delivery of UK-wide support groups
- Assisting the Support Manager with the delivery and operation of our dedicated Telephone Line.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV. Successful applicants will then be asked to submit a full application. Completed applications must be received by close of play on Monday 16th September. If you would like to know more about the role, please speak with Louise Kirby, Support Manager.
The Interview Process
We treat every application in the strictest confidence and will review each and every CV and application received. The interview process will include two separate stages, a telephone interview with our Support Manager and a face to face meeting with the Support Manager and the Head of Research & Information. You may be asked to prepare and deliver a presentation and / or complete a competency test so we can see how you work in a more practical capacity. The Bone Cancer Research Trust is an equal opportunity employer, therefore we will search for the most suitable person, wherever and whoever they are.
WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. We defend these remarkable creatures against the many threats they face through campaigns, lobbying, advising governments, conservation projects, field research and rescue.
We are now looking for a full-time communications officer to join our UK campaigns and communications team based in Chippenham, Wiltshire to help develop and implement an integrated digital communications strategy that supports WDC fundraising, campaigns and policy work, and engages supporters and potential supporters. Reporting to the UK communications manager, you will be instrumental in developing and managing WDC’s busy social media activity, increasing impact and growing awareness of WDC and its work.
We are looking for a hard-working person with proven experience of developing and delivering digital communications plans, experience in the use of social media to support communications, marketing and/or fundraising functions, and a good understanding of digital platforms and social media (especially Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn).
The role requires solid copywriting skills, an eye for detail, creative thinking, commitment and enthusiasm for the cause. Some experience of media relations would also be desirable.
This is a full-time, permanent post.
Closing Date: 30th September 2019 - 3pm GMT.
Apply with CV and covering via the link below.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Interviews will commence at the start of July.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
JRS UK is looking for a capable and competent individual to join our team as the full-time Communications Editorial Assistant, supporting our communications and fundraising activity. The external communications of JRS UK seek to be clear and balanced, and congruent with our values as an organisation, protecting and highlighting the dignity of refugees at all times. We place a high value on encouraging refugee participation in, and the shaping of, our messaging. The Communications Editorial Assistant is a dynamic and varied role developing written and visual content which: raises awareness of the situation faced by people seeking asylum and experiencing immigration detention in the UK; the work JRS does in response; and the difference supporters donations makes to individuals’ lives. Through all our communications, we seek to engage existing and new supporters of JRS, particularly among the Catholic Community, as well as influencing public debate and opinion. The role will involve working with digital and social media, alongside traditional print media.
This role would suit a creative individual with outstanding written communications skills who is passionate in supporting refugees and asylum seekers. The postholder will have strong attention to detail, experience of working in communications, excellent organisational skills, and a flexible approach. The role involves working alongside refugees and volunteers from varied backgrounds, so high levels of empathy and sensitivity are essential, along with an enthusiasm for working in a small and dedicated team. Much of our communications material directly engages with the faith-basis of our mission so enthusiasm and an aptitude for developing our resources in this area is essential for this role. The role will involve some evening, weekend, and ‘duty communications’ work, for which time off in lieu should be taken.
The European Lung Foundation (ELF) is seeking a confident, outgoing candidate for an exciting and varied role in the area of patient and public involvement, based in central Sheffield.
The European Lung Foundation (ELF) was founded by a professional medical organisation called the European Respiratory Society (ERS) in 2000 with the aim of bringing together patients and the public with respiratory professionals to positively influence respiratory medicine. ELF covers all lung conditions across all European countries.
The ELF does this in two ways: 1. by making patients and the public aware of the work being done by the ERS via the ELF website, factsheets, press releases and public awareness campaigns; and 2. by facilitating the involvement of patients and the public in the activities of the ERS, including its annual conference, guideline production and patient-centred research.
ELF is seeking a strong candidate to join the patient involvement and engagement team within the organisation.
Aims of the role include:
- Manage and develop patient involvement in all ERS activities
- Work with specific ERS and ELF projects to ensure that patients are able to productively input and lead where appropriate
- Coordinate specific Patient Advisory Groups in different topic areas
- Help manage the involvement of patient organisations in the ERS International Congress
- Advocate for the role of patients, carers and patient organisations within science and healthcare, specifically in the respiratory arena
- Work with other members of the ELF team on patient input into EU-funded projects
Skills required for the role include:
- Education to undergraduate or postgraduate degree level
- A background in patient and public involvement (PPI)
- Experience of carrying out consultation work with patients and the public, such as surveys, focus groups and interviews
- Experience of systematic reviewing useful
- Experience of ethics an advantage
- Confidence to communicate by email, phone and face-to-face with patients and the public and professionals from across Europe
- Great organisational and writing skills, with some experience of websites
- Confidence to make presentations
- Experience of communicating complicated concepts simply
- Strong team player as well as confident working as an individual
- European experience or European language skills beneficial
- Limited European travel will be a part of the role, which will include some overnight stays
The position is part time (80%), but this may be flexible.
Please send a CV and covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for the position.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Marketing & Communications Intern
Salary: London Living Wage (1 year, fixed term contract)
Location: Our office is based in Bermondsey.
Construction Youth Trust is a forward-thinking charity whose mission is to help young people take their first steps towards a successful and rewarding career. We connect young people with industry employers and facilitate meaningful experiences of the world of work. We are passionate about social mobility and prioritise young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and those facing barriers to work. Construction is one of the largest sectors in the UK and offers excellent career pathways for young people from all backgrounds and across a wide range of academic ability.
We are seeking to expand our growing marketing & communications team. Developing content, resources and communications to engage a variety of stakeholders is core to the role. These stakeholders include young people, teachers, careers advisors, parents, industry employers, volunteers, sponsors and trusts and foundations, so the successful candidate will be able to communicate the Trust’s narrative dynamically to different audiences and celebrate the successes of the young people the Trust works with.
Candidates with the right attitude and motivation is as important to us as previous experience.
If you would be interested in joining our dynamic charity, please send your CV and a written statement (no longer than 500 words) explaining why the role interests you and how you meet the person specification.
Closing date for applications – 5.30pm on Thursday 26th September 2019
Interviews anticipated to be held on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at our office on the Bermondsey Campus, 37 Clements Road, Bermondsey, SE16 4EE.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Who are we?
Recently named Third Sector Charity of the Year 2018, we are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life.
Our exciting job role!
The Content Editor (Research) will be responsible for producing high-quality, effective content about our research across multiple channels. This content will increase engagement with our research activities, improving recruitment and retention.
This role is full time - 37.5 hours and will be based in our Farnborough office, with some out‑of‑hours working.
What we'd like from you:
It's simple - all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment.
According to the job description you should also have significant and demonstrable experience in conveying complex scientific topics for a lay audience, as well as communicating with a research audience. If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!
What we'd like to give you:
- Salary c.£24,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – pro rata for part-time contracts (we also close at Christmas as a ‘thank you’ for volunteering your time at some of our events throughout the year*)
- Generous pension contribution*
- Life assurance cover*
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)
How to apply to join our amazing team:
Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.
Advert close date: 24th September 2019
First interview date and location: tbc via Skype
Second interview date and location: tbc at our Farnborough office
More about us:
Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity.
Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey?
For more information, please visit our website.
We reserve the right to close the advert early in the event of receiving a sufficient number of applications and may extend the advert if we don't find our perfect team mate!
*subject to qualifying criteria
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Barnardo's are hiring over the summer months and interviews are ongoing!
As a door to door lottery Fundraiser you will be part of a team of likeminded fundraisers who share a passion for the work of this incredible children’s charity. You will work door to door in residential areas in and around London engaging in important and fascinating conversations, and inspiring new donors to sign up to the Barnardo’s lottery.
• Competitive starting rate of £10.50 - £11.50 per hour depending on experience.
• 32.5 hours p/week
• Hours 1pm – 8:30pm Monday – Friday
• Weekly Pay- paid every Thursday, holiday pay and help with travel expenses.
• Work in London, in residential areas and in busy venues on a team of bright, like-minded people.
• Career development opportunities
• Full training and ongoing coaching
• Work in-house with Barnardo’s
• Be part of a brand new campaign
The ideal candidate:
• Previous fundraising experience- whether it be street, door to door, venue
or even telephone fundraising
• Self-motivated and results driven
• Career driven and ambitious
• Passionate about Barnardo’s
Barnardo’s is here to support and protect the UK’s most vulnerable children and bring out the best in them no matter what they have been through.
We believe a child’s future should never be defined by their past. Over the last 150 years we have witnessed children’s incredible ability to transform their lives no matter what they have been through. And we know that when people believe in children they start to believe in themselves.
We are looking for brilliant, bright, bubbly individuals who want to raise money through door to door fundraising on a team of like minded people.
Apply anytime, they recruit year round.
Please apply now and Jenny from Flow Caritas will call you to dicuss your application.
At Flow Caritas your careers are important to us! There will be ample opportunity for you to grow and move into management position. Not all advancement is in fundraising - 28% of our leavers are still in the charity sector and 63% are now working in a multitude of sectors including; advertising, account management, public affairs, law, digital PR, environmental engineering and music.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, personable and professional individual to join our Membership Team. Our Membership and Professional Standards Executive is the key point of contact for applicants. By supporting individuals through their membership journey you will be integral to ensuring our current members and prospective members receive a seamless service when joining and renewing their membership(s).
Other key functions of the role include providing secretarial support to the CIWEM professional standards committees, recruitment of application assessors and reviewers, maintaining strong relationships with external licencing bodies and identifying opportunities for upgrading existing and new members into higher grades of membership, systematically and regularly following up enquiries.
Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment, along with demonstrated effective communication skills enabling you to deliver a high standard of customer service to both members and volunteers. We are looking for someone with a friendly, supportive and collaborative approach to work to play a key role in the recruitment and registration of members, and be central to the success of the Institution.
Reporting to the Head of Learning and Development, you will be a self-starter with a flexible approach, excellent organisational skills and a passion for the environment.
You will thrive on working in a busy, fast-paced environment and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. You will have a working knowledge of the MS Office suite and experience with CRM systems.
Our ideal candidate is someone with a keen interest and passion for the environment, with an ambition to use their professional skills to increase awareness of environmental challenges and support our members towards achieving a safer, sustainable world.
- To be a champion of excellent customer service by acting as the first point of contact for telephone and email queries relating to membership of CIWEM, providing accurate and concise information and advice in a polite and timely manner.
- Be the first point of contact for Chartership, Fellow and engineering applications and assessor and reviewer volunteers.
- To take responsibility for processing applications for our Chartered, Fellow and Engineering grades of membership in a timely manner.
- Provide secretarial and administrative support to volunteer committees, this will include:
- Scheduling meetings with the relevant people at a time and date that is convenient to all parties
- Work with the chair to agree and disseminate the agenda
- Liaising with appropriate external contacts and internal teams
- Booking rooms and organising refreshments
- Collating, circulating and printing papers in advance of the meeting
- Minuting the meeting and agreeing with chair before disseminating them (noting that some meetings may be confidential in nature.)
- Maintaining strong relationships with the external licencing bodies.
- To be responsible for accurate and timely data entry / maintenance of CIWEM membership records on CIWEM’s CRM system.
- Ensure the timely payment of membership subscription fees.
- Support the annual audit of CPD.
- Promote the routes to professional registration to existing non-registrants and non-members.
How to apply?
To apply please submit you CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the personal specification by midnight on 30 September 2019.