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Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We strive to advance children’s rights and equality for girls all over the world.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we're tackling the root causes of gender inequality and child poverty in more than 70 countries worldwide.
We have a great opportunity for a new Business Development Executive responsible for driving forward our new business strategy, identifying and securing new partnerships with the private sector. You’ll be part of our innovative and high-growth Corporate Partnerships Team working alongside our award-winning partnership management team.
It’s an exciting time to join Plan International UK as we deliver our ambitious new organisational and fundraising strategy. Over the next year our Major Partnerships Unit will generate more than £9million income from companies, trusts, foundations and major donors.
With proven experience of identifying and securing new business opportunities in a commercial or charity setting, you will have met and exceeded financial income targets and will be able to deliver effective pitches, proposals and reports. You will also have an understanding of corporate fundraising techniques and Corporate Social Responsibility agendas and thinking, plus a demonstrable interest in international development.
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The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Monday 7 February 2022
Interviews will take place in the week commencing 16th & 17th February 2022
We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults in our work. We, therefore, apply rigorous recruitment and selection processes to ensure that only those who are suitable are recruited to work for us. Accordingly, appointment to all our roles is subject to a range of vetting checks. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working for us; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences
Plan International UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Who we are
The RHN is a leading national centre of excellence, providing adult person-centred services that span the entire care pathway from post-acute rehabilitation services to end of life care, for people with complex Neuro-disability and their families, underpinned by a strong research and education programme. We are proud of the 'Good' rating that we have recently been awarded by the Care Quality Commission.
Based in a beautiful grade II listed building which is steeped in history, this is an ideal opportunity for a confident, experienced career fundraiser who is passionate about making a positive difference and integrating yourself with the wider hospital community.
The Fundraising Team at the RHN consists of nine, friendly and passionate team members including one volunteer. As a charity, we fundraise to supplement the hospital’s standard provision, and pay for additional patient services, research, specialist equipment, capital projects and heritage. These ‘extras’ provide added value to the hospital’s care and rehabilitation offering, and boost the quality of life experienced by patients and residents at the RHN.
What you can expect from this role
The Trusts & Major Gifts Manager role is a key role within our team and hospital. You will manage the Trusts & Foundations Executive and have responsibility for fundraising undertaken by the Trusts & Major Gifts Team, ensuring that the team explores all available grant funding opportunities including trusts and foundations, livery companies, lottery and statutory grants. The Trust & Major Gifts Team has an annual income target of £700k - £1M and this income stream has continued to grow healthily in recent years.
The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker with a pro-active, can do attitude, who will help the Trust & Major Gifts Team continue to succeed. This role is part-time and we are ideally looking for someone who can work 4 days a week (Mon-Fri) but we are flexible and open to discussing this. You can also look forward to 27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (FTE).
Your key accountabilities and responsibilities
- Identify, manage and grow long term support from charitable trusts, livery companies, statutory and lottery funders by researching potential donors, writing effective funding applications, and conducting excellent relationship management
- Coach and manage the Trusts & Foundations Executive, providing guidance and mentoring where necessary to ensure they achieve their full potential and effectively contribute to the Trust and Major Gifts Team target.
- Plan and implement the grant application programme for the Trusts & Major Gifts Team updating the ‘rolling applications’ spreadsheet in advance of each new financial year.
- Build knowledge of major funding projects at the hospital through engagement with relevant directors, clinical department heads and facilities staff, using this directly in attracting grants and developing on-going relationships with key donors.
- Keeping abreast of developments in grant fundraising, undertaking background research where necessary and being curious about potential new funding sources.
- Oversee grant funding prospect research and funding approaches to continue new grant funder relationship development.
- Ensure all responses to successful donor applications are responded to and necessary reporting requirements are met, developing effective relationships with our stakeholders.
- Work with colleagues across the organisation to develop impact and outcome measures to feedback to funders.
- Record all donor contact on the Raiser’s Edge database, including records for new potential funders, and ensure the filing system is kept up to date.
- Provide feedback on actual performance against target for grant fundraising to the Head of Fundraising and maintain the major gifts section of the probability budget.
Any other duties that may reasonably be expected to ensure the smooth running of the department including supporting fundraising events outside of standard working hours on an ad-hoc basis.
What we're looking for from you
- Educated to degree level (or equivalent). Ideally an Institute of Fundraising qualification.
- Working knowledge of fundraising best practice, with at least 2 years' experience in a grant fundraising management role with a proven track record of securing funds.
- Tenacious ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to rise to the challenge.
- Ideally, experience of Raiser’s Edge (or a similar fundraising database) as a tool in supporter relationship management as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office. Appropriate training will be provided.
- Experience of using research techniques particularly to acquire information about existing and prospective funders. Excellent prospect research and profile creation.
- Excellent interpersonal skills – strong influencing, relationship building and networking skills to develop and nurture donor relationships. Ability to quickly establish rapport with a diverse range of people.
- Ability to conceive and develop complex proposals and financially numerate.
- Organised approach to work – proactive and methodical administrative skills, with strong planning and time-management. Ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure.
- Excellent communication skills to put across compelling and persuasive cases for support with an outstanding written style.
- Experience of working as part of a team as well as on own initiative.
- Disability awareness and understanding and adherence to equal opportunities, with an understanding and adherence to data protection.
The RHN is fully committed to the safe and secure management of information under the Data Protection Act 2018. Thank you for considering us as your potential employer and we are excited to hear from you.
Please indicate your notice period and availability for interview. We would encourage a 1 page cover letter to accompany your CV as this will help us gain additional insight into your experience, skills, and why you would love to work for the RHN.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you thrive in a varied environment where you are juggling different topics? Are you happy combining meticulous administrative work with bigger projects and strategic thinking? Do you want to work for a campaigning human rights organisation? We’re offering a rewarding opportunity for a highly motivated and efficient person to work as Assistant to the Executive Director of Survival International.
This is a fascinating role where you will have insight into all aspects of the operation of a mid-sized, international campaigning organisation, and the chance to make a significant impact on our crucial work to uphold Indigenous Peoples’ rights. The right candidate will be able to develop the role in line with their strengths. Previous holders of this position have gone on to varied roles inside and outside Survival, and include the current Executive Director.
The role encompasses a wide variety of tasks, subject to change as the organization evolves, and as the post-holder develops their skills. The following list is not exhaustive; but please note that this role will combine routine administrative support alongside other, more varied projects.
- Manage the Director’s schedule and calendar, and support travel arrangements.
- Manage the flow of documents and processes needing sign off by the Director (and, on occasion, other departments), ensuring no bottlenecks arise.
- Organize our biweekly (virtual) global staff meeting, our annual global staff gathering (once Covid precautions allow), and other internal events.
- Administer our board of trustees, including sharing relevant information, arranging meetings, preparing relevant papers, taking minutes, etc.
- Provide some basic HR support, including sending reminders on annual processes, keeping internal records up to date, and supporting recruitment as needed.
- Support the Director and leadership team with other administrative tasks as they arise.
Communications and relationship management
- Maintain relationships with high-value donors and support the Director in maintaining communications with these donors, and with high-profile / celebrity supporters (in coordination with Head of PR).
- Deal with email correspondence for the Director, and assist the Supporter Services department with more complicated correspondence requiring Director input.
- Serve as an internal communications focal point for the organization, sharing updates and organizational priorities with all staff as needed.
- Help to manage our intranet and ensure it is kept up to date.
- Lead production of our annual report.
- Possibly manage any future Executive Director social media channels.
- Coordinate between departments and act as a focal point when the organization as a whole is planning major events, initiatives or reactions to external happenings.
- Provide coordination or other support for major projects, as these arise and in line with the strengths of the post-holder.
SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCE
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage processes meticulously.
- Excellent personal and networking skills, and the ability to build strong relationships.
- Ability to plan and prioritize effectively; strong time management.
- Flexibility and the demonstrated ability to manage a varied workload.
- Good written and oral English, and numeracy.
- Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Good IT skills.
- Ability to handle confidential information with absolute discretion.
- A desire to serve the cause of Indigenous Peoples’ rights.
- Commitment to Survival International's vision, mission, and values.
- Availability for occasional travel.
At least one (or more!) of the following would greatly strengthen your candidacy, although the job can evolve in line with the particular skills and interests of the successful candidate, and we are willing to consider supporting an excellent candidate in developing their skills in areas of interest to them.
- Outstanding writing, editing or copy-editing skills.
- Competence in any of Survival’s other working languages (Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, Hindi, Oriya).
- Skills and experience in training and/or meeting facilitation, (including virtual).
- Visual / graphic design skills.
WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?
When you join Survival International, you’re getting more than just a career: you’re gaining a unique opportunity to join an exciting and unique campaigning organization. You will be working with an international team of passionate people who really care about human rights and want to change the status quo.
Being part of such a small (but growing!) team offers the opportunity for real variety in your day-to-day work and the development of your role.
We have generous annual leave (25 days plus bank holidays) and a cycle to work scheme.
Salary range: £26,000-£28,000 per annum, depending on experience
Hours of work: This is a full-time position (Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm)
Location: London head office, with remote working*
*Although we are currently working remote due to Covid restrictions, this role will require presence in our London office. You will need to be within commuting distance and prepared to travel to the London office regularly once Covid allows.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Survival is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and actively welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We will not discriminate on the basis of any aspect of your identity.
TIMELINE AND PROCEDURE
Close date for applications: 7 February 2022
Interviews: Beginning March 2022
To apply: Please visit our website for instructions and the application form
This is a reopening of a previous advert for this same position, advertised in November 2020. If you applied then, there is no need to reapply. Your application has been gratefully received and will be considered.
Please note: Candidates must have permission to work in the United Kingdom.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As Senior Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) you will play a crucial role at music charity World Heart Beat, driving forward our fundraising by building on a strong base of trusts, foundations and statutory support. In your role you will lead on trusts and foundations revenue funding applications and stewardship, as well as playing a part in World Heart Beat’s wider fundraising.
This is a critical yet exciting time for us as we make the move into our new digital education and concert venue in Nine Elms; looking to capitalise on the new funding relationships created through our successful capital campaign and COVID response programmes; and launch new professional development programmes extending our reach nationally.
You will be supported in the post by our Director of Philanthropy, Partnerships & Commercial, alongside the wider executive and delivery teams and a highly engaged Board of Trustees and Youth Board.
If you are an accomplished bid writer looking to take on your first senior level position, or are a more senior candidate who may be returning to work after a pause in your career, or are looking to balance a role with wider parenting and caring responsibilities, or would simply like a change of organisation, we would love to hear from you!
The post-holder will have considerable experience of related fundraising activity and will report in to the Director of Philanthropy, Partnerships and Commercial.
- As lead grant bid writer, including for large multi-year requests, to shape considered and compelling approaches and accompanying budgets in liaison with our Community & Events Producer, Artistic Director, Finance Manager and wider team – creating bids which bring to life World Heart Beat’s work and are aligned to funders’ priorities and interests
- To conduct regular trusts and foundation research to support pipeline development
- Help build and maintain strong and trusting supporter relationships through cultivating and stewarding grant and public funding, including through engagement opportunities with our work, invitations to relevant events and liaison regarding grant delivery
- In collaboration with colleagues, to monitor progress and delivery against confirmed grants and produce timely reports and updates
- Support and oversee recording of evaluation metrics agreed with funders and collecting evidence of impact
- Maintain thorough records of all fundraising work to include updating our database (Donorfy), logging bids submissions and expected outcomes, keeping a reporting schedule
- Involvement with the submissions, reports and drawdowns required as an ACE NPO funded organisation
- Play a role in the wider fundraising work of the organisation including stewardship of donors, patrons and corporates and hosting events
- Identify and engage with future philanthropic trends and to maintain a strong overview of the current trust and public funding landscape
Skills and Experience
- Track record of securing 5-figure grants and multi-year commitments from a range of trust and public sources and delivering against set fundraising targets
- Some experience of supporting other areas of fundraising
- Experience in contributing to organisations’ overall fundraising and/or trust funding strategies and targets
- Ability to influence, inspire, and persuade people in written form and to tailor approaches to funders’ different priorities and interests
- Experience of working with colleagues from across teams to iterate fundable projects, define project budgets and gather evidence of impact
- Experience of funder research, stewardship and reporting and familiarity with fundraising database(s)
- Commitment and flexibility to carry out varied responsibilities within a small team
- A passion for music and/or arts with a social purpose, commitment to opening up access and ensuring diversity across the sector
ABOUT WORLD HEART BEAT MUSIC ACADEMY
Founded over a decade ago, World Heart Beat Music Academy (WHB) provides excellence in music education and performance. World Heart Beat is fast becoming one of the most prominent music charities in the country for providing grassroots, non-selective, richly diverse, music education programmes for children from a vast array of backgrounds. We are proud that in 2018, we were awarded National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) status by Arts Council England.
World Heart Beat Music Academy provides music tuition and personal development opportunities after school, in the evenings, on weekends and school holidays. 350 children and young people between the ages of 5 and 25 years, who are based in Wandsworth and the surrounding London boroughs, come to us every week (many of them more than once). Wandsworth is one of inner London’s largest boroughs and it suffers from extreme social polarisation. We remove barriers by providing bursaries and free instruments and work closely with partners to engage those most in need.
Opening a vibrant new music education centre and venue
Selected by London Borough of Wandsworth and developers Eco-World Ballymore from a competitive field of 42 cultural organisations, World Heart Beat has been awarded a 750 m2 building in Embassy Gardens in the heart of Nine Elms, on London’s south bank (part of the largest regeneration area in Europe). The facilities will comprise 110-seat auditorium, state-of-the-art recording studios, 3 x teaching / rehearsal spaces and a community café and will enable us to provide a world-class music-led education and performance centre that promotes a global music programme, extends our reach to audiences and promotes social cohesion.
We plan to commence operation in May 2022, and will formally launch in September.
HOW TO APPLY
Please provide a copy of your current CV together with a covering letter and EO Monitoring form explaining why you are interested in the position and how your skills and experience aligns with the person specification. Please include the names of two referees, one of which must be your most recent employer. References won’t be taken up without your consent.
Application Deadline: Monday 21 February 2022 (midday)
Interviews: Tuesday 1 March 2022
Internews works to ensure access to trusted, quality news and information that empowers people to have a voice in their future and to live healthy, secure, and rewarding lives.
For 40 years and in more than 100 countries, we have worked with our local partners to build hundreds of sustainable organizations, strengthened the capacity of thousands of media professionals, human rights activists, and information entrepreneurs, and reached millions of people with quality, local information, improving lives and building lasting change. On issues ranging from health and the environment to conflict and governance, Internews has developed approaches that harness the power of media and information to create positive change.
Our commitment to a culture of belonging, dignity, and justice
Internews is an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.
Internews Europe has a UK office in London which supports a hybrid workforce with staff working remotely, fully in-office and partially remote. This position is ideally based in the UK and will require some regular travel to the London office. Internews will also consider either basing this position in Paris or sponsoring a work permit application for the right candidate who is an EU citizen but needs employer sponsorship for UK right to work.
About the Role
The Executive Director will serve as chief executive of Internews Europe and will advance the mission and strategic development of Internews in Europe and the wider Internews alliance, ensuring that all programme work develops in alignment with the organisation’s strategic plans. The Executive Director is the primary spokesperson for Internews in Europe, and represents the organization at national and international levels, with governments, other international agencies, donors, the media, and the public. They are responsible for working with the Internews Executive team to ensure that the systems, structures, and policies meet all relevant statutory obligations of the UK government and European donors.
This position reports to a UK Board of Trustees, and to the President and CEO of Internews, Jeanne Bourgault. The Executive Director would lead Internews Europe in managing annually a £20million portfolio of programmes in 35 countries, with approximately 70+ employees.
Key Responsibilities Leadership
- Provide inspirational leadership through articulation, consultation, and active demonstration of ways of achieving Internews’ vision, mission, aims and objectives.
- Work with Trustees and the leadership team to create opportunities for fruitful partnerships, maximising outcomes and strengthening policy and advocacy messages.
- Foster good relations within the organisation and maintain a culture which attracts, motivates, and retains good quality staff; champion belonging, dignity and justice and role model the values of the organisation.
- Serve as a key leader within the Internews Alliance’s five-person Executive Team, which also includes a Chief Programs Officer, Chief Operating Officer, SVP for Technical Leadership Unit, and the Internews Alliance CEO/President.
- Serve as a trustee of the Paris-based entity, Internews International.
- Work with the Alliance CEO/President and Executive Team to advance the broader effectiveness and success of the Internews Alliance globally.
- Develop and promote the work of Internews by marketing, advocating, lobbying, and influencing relevant decision makers and stakeholders, including potential and existing donors, policy makers, journalists, at the highest levels, within Europe and internationally.
- Represent Internews via written articles, interviews, speaking engagements, conference facilitation and attendance, public speaking, and other related activities.
- Develop and maintain a keen understanding of the challenges and issues facing effective media and communications globally.
Strategy, Planning & Management
- Lead and guide Internews Europe Trustee and team input into overall Internews global strategic planning.
- Create and deliver effective implementation of annual Internews Europe operational plans that advance the Internews Europe mission and longer-term strategic plan of the Internews Alliance.
- Ensure efficient use of the corporate and programme resources to achieve the organisations’ ongoing programmes and planned growth.
- Ensure that proper control procedures are in place so that Internews Europe is managed in accordance with its constitution, and all statutory, legal, and financial requirements.
Outreach and Fundraising
- Work with the Board of Trustees and leadership team in Europe to ensure that Internews maintains awareness of developments across all sectors in which it operates.
- Support fundraising colleagues in Europe in designing and developing funding initiatives to major governmental and institutional sources; play an active role in private fundraising and opening new funding opportunities, including with individual donors, corporations, and private foundations.
- Work across the Alliance to evolve a programme delivery model that is responsive to growth and has the capacity to deliver quality at scale.
Finance and Administration
- Working in conjunction with the Internews Alliance COO, oversee the business operations functions relevant to Internews Europe at the highest level, ensuring an excellent standard of practice across all business operations teams.
- Ensure that the financial resources of Internews Europe are accounted for, planned, and managed within agreed parameters, in compliance with policy and regulations, and that these are reported to the Board of Trustees promptly and regularly.
Experience & Skills Needed
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader. A successful candidate for this role will bring a balance of external engagement / advocacy skills and organisational / operational experience.
- 15+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience with 10+ years at the executive level leading organizations with an annual budget over £15million. Media background, especially in broadcast journalism or production, strongly preferred.
- A track record of setting clear direction for strategic and operational goals, and of effective stewardship of donor resources.
- Strong leadership and proven managerial abilities with diverse and geographically dispersed teams.
- Extensive international experience in the development sector; an understanding of the evolving geopolitical landscape and its impact on development activity and humanitarian affairs.
- Experience of overseeing fundraising, with private and unrestricted fundraising experience especially desired.
- Demonstrable experience in building an organisation’s global profile, understanding strategic positioning and stakeholder engagements channels
Skills & Attributes
- The ability to sustain and convey a clear vision and to communicate this vision to a wide range of audiences.
- The ability to develop credibility and authority in the field of media freedom and information equality.
- Ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people, processes, technology, and systems; strong organization and problem-solving skills that enable sound decision-making.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, high levels of diplomacy and the ability to engender trust and respect.
- A flexible attitude and the ability to work within a complex organization and multidisciplinary and multi-national teams.
- Energy, drive, resilience, and focus; the capacity to flourish in responding to complex and competing demands.
- Fluency in English required. French and other world footprint languages (Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese) very desirable.
The Cares Family’s mission is to help people find connection in a disconnected age. Our objectives are to reduce loneliness and isolation; improve people’s connection, belonging, purpose and power in a changing world; and bring people together to reduce social, generational, digital, cultural and attitudinal divides.
Over the last decade our model has grown from a tiny idea in a single place into a national leader. Combined, North London Cares (founded in 2011), South London Cares (2014), Manchester Cares (2017), Liverpool Cares (2018) and East London Cares (2019), have connected some 25,000 older and younger neighbours to share nearly 1 million interactions and 250,000 hours.
As well as having an impact on individual lives and communities, in the past three years, The Cares Family has started to have an impact at the systemic and cultural levels too – through new projects, storytelling and campaigning that are rapidly increasing our profile and making an even bigger difference.
In order to deliver our fundraising strategy, we have re-shaped our team of 11 fundraisers to maximise return on investment and subsequently created the post of Head of Development (Major Gifts). This newly created role will report directly to the Director of Development and work closely with fellow senior fundraisers (including two further Heads of Development) to achieve our fundraising goals effectively and efficiently.
We are looking for an experienced major gifts fundraiser.
You will need to have a good understanding of the fundraising arena and of issues and innovations within major gift fundraising and philanthropy at a local and a national level. You will be a creative and proactive new business development manager with significant experience of developing high value relationships with major donors (and ideally corporates), along with excellent relationship management and communication skills.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic organisation with an entrepreneurial culture, to build our major donor programme, and to apply your ambition and tenacity to drive forward new business, with great autonomy and independence.
We are looking for someone who is ambitious about raising income, has the ability to engage and influence individuals at all levels, and enjoys working as part of a warm, collaborative and busy team.
To apply for this role, please read the job description and application task descriptions carefully, and submit your application by Wednesday 2nd February 2022, at 23:59.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to play a leading role in Breast Cancer Now’s ambitious, high performing Philanthropy & Special Events team. The role of Head of Philanthropy is critical for both our Fundraising Communications & Engagement Directorate and the wider organisation.
Capitalising on the launch of Breast Cancer Now’s new ‘Turning the Tide’ Strategy, a new case for support and working closely with Breast Cancer Now’s senior leadership and trustees, the role will focus on establishing and growing our philanthropy programme over the next three years.
The role will be responsible for developing and implementing a philanthropy strategy that aligns with Breast Cancer Now’s strategic objectives and ‘Accelerators’ to ensure income targets are delivered; relationships with supporters are nurtured and new donors are engaged and stewarded effectively.
The role will involve complex relationship management at the highest level for a portfolio of Major Donors alongside developing effective relationships with senior volunteers, Breast Cancer Now’s Trustees and senior leadership team
The role will support a culture of proactive relationship building and solicitation to grow our pool of major supporters and senior volunteers ensuring prospective funders are engaged with appropriate propositions, including our giving club, Progress Fund.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an ambitious growing team to use their skills, experience and enthusiasm to make a significant difference for people affected by breast cancer.
You will possess excellent relationship fundraising skills with a proven track record of successful fundraising from philanthropists, grant making foundations or companies. You will have proven experience and expertise in successfully planning and putting into practise the ways and means to develop a successful Philanthropy programme.
You will have excellent leadership and management skills, with the gravitas and credibility to work collaboratively and effectively with internal and external stakeholders to grow the Philanthropy Programme in line with our ambition.
You will be used to working in high-performing fundraising teams, a natural problem solver with experience of stakeholder management.
A strong commitment to supporting and developing others is vital.
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.
We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.
We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.
Although the role is based in our London office, we are following a blended approach between office and home working with a minimum or two days per week in the office for full-time staff members. However, following recent Government guidance, staff members are currently working from home if they can do so. Should you have any queries with regards to this please contact us in the first instance.
Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Closing date Sunday 30 January 2022 at 11:30pm
Interview date Friday 4 February 2022 (virtual)
We are an ancient Royal charity near the City of London and Canary Wharf that provides retreats, events, accommodation, a community cafe, and community projects. We are not-for-profit but need to increase our revenue to cover costs and to recover some of the losses from the pandemic and the investment in buildings.
RFSK has invested significantly in a brand strategy and the Hubspot CRM/Web environment and now wants an experienced person to manage and develop our sales and marketing activities.
We want to increase the sense of belonging and connectedness to all our users/guests/clients through good marketing and communications.
Main Job Purpose: Provide the Royal Foundation of St Katharine’s (hereinafter referred to as RFSK) with a comprehensive, effective, efficient Sales and Marketing Function. This person will contribute to the business growth of RFSK through driving direct sales for bedrooms to RFSK, away from the online agents. They will promote and build our brand through all channels. They will drive sales for events to bring in new clients and assist in deepening the sales relationships with existing clients.
Reports to: Head of Guest Services/EventsResponsible for:None
Liaises closely: Senior Management Team and member of guest services/events team. Co-ordinating and supporting work by staff contributing to marketing such as social media work (10h/week), Hub Spot Contract, IT Web host contract. Web developer contractor.
Usual place of work: The Royal Foundation of St Katharine (RFSK), 2 Butcher Row, London. E14 8DS. Opportunity for some home working subject to operational needs.
Work perimeters: 40 hours per week; usually Monday to Friday. The role is in a Hospitality and Events environment hence evening and weekend work is integral to the role. This role includes Duty Management responsibility during some weekends, Bank Holidays and evenings.
This exciting role is mission critical for Consortium for Street Children. The postholder will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of many children living in street situations, with a high level of influence and empowerment in the organisation.
- Reporting: To the Chief Executive
- Annual leave: 25 days + Bank Holidays
- Pension: Employer contribution of 5% of gross salary
- Location: 15 Old Ford Road, Room 11, St Margaret’s House, London, E2 9PJ, UK
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
- Design and lead on implementing a fundraising strategy that will guarantee the healthy development of CSC.
- Contributing to the organisational strategy and operations as a member of the senior management team
- Be responsible for building on CSC’s current and previous support bases, as well as identifying and securing new sources of income compatible with CSC’s mission, vision and values.
- Develop a pipeline of donors for CSC core costs budgeting purposes
- Research, budget for and write tailored applications to trusts, foundations and multilateral and bilateral agencies ensuring an accurate match of priorities, interests and potential of each funder with CSC’s size, scope and organisational strategy.
- Lead pro-actively on CSC’s relationships with current and prospective corporate donors including timely contacts, appropriate invitations and submission of regular reports.
- Coordinate the work of the CSC Development Board, with regular reporting on fundraising strategy, pipeline and progress against targets. Support the Development Board to help organise events for high net worth individuals and corporate partners.
- Line managing CSC’s Marketing and Communications Officer and supporting CSC’s digital and communications strategy
- Ensure that there are effective administrative services to support and monitor our fundraising activities. This may include email marketing, pipeline tracking, accurate logging income, donor stewardship, and reconciling income in consultation with the Finance and Operations Coordinator.
- Use Salesforce as a customer relationship management tool for all donors and potential donors
- Providing support and partnership opportunities to members of the CSC network.
- A track record in fundraising with a range of donors and securing six figure and multi-year gifts (essential)
- Strong communication skills including the facilitation of meetings and events; representing an organisation in high-profile settings and of public speaking; working with a wide range of stakeholders (essential)
- Experience of developing and delivering successful fundraising strategies (essential)
- Proven management experience including managing people and good team collaboration skills (essential)
- Experience in using relationship management processes and IT systems (SalesForce or CRM or other industry equivalent) (essential)
- Experience in a relevant digital or communications role (desirable)
- Excellent English Language skills (essential)
- Additional language skills (desirable)
- An understanding and curiosity about child rights programming as well as the key issues for street connected children and the organisations that support them (essential)
Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to having varied perspectives and welcoming all forms of diversity; we know that will bring power to our purpose and ensure our work has the impact we desire. As a result, we actively encourage a diverse range of candidates to apply for roles with CSC, ensuring our work reflects a range of different cultures, approaches, and thinking styles including but not limited to diversity in age, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation, life experience, physical and mental ability.
To apply for this role, please submit the following:
• Your CV
• A cover letter (no more than two sides of A4)
• Details for two references including their name, role, relationship to you, email address and telephone number.
Please note that you must have the legal right to work in the UK to apply for this role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a brilliant art based not-for-profit organisation, Dash Arts. They create exceptional artistic experiences that bridge divides across art forms, cultures, languages and communities. Over the last 15 years, they've created award-winning new work with over 9,000 artists and participants for audiences of over 350,000 worldwide.
To realise these ambitions, they are working to raise over £600,000 over the next three years for the project budgets and building significant relationships with venues and festivals to co-produce and tour the shows.
Under Chief Executive Josephine Burton, Dash Arts has been undergoing significant changes over the last two years to establish a strong platform from which to develop the organisation and its work.
As a charity, Dash looks to philanthropy and commercial partnerships for support (in addition to its Arts Council of England grant) and has taken the first steps towards building a professional and effective fundraising function.
The organisation is now ready to appoint its first permanent Head of Development.
Dash Arts Head of Development
Location: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6AB.
Compensation: Package of circa £45,000 per annum 3 days a week (Pro rata)
This role is extremely exciting as it allow the postholder to have a wide range of opportunities to strategize and raise funds from high value sources. They need someone who has great experience with major donors, and ideally some experience of proposal writing across a range of sources too.
Dash Arts does not expect the new postholder to have had experience of raising funds from all fundraising sources listed in the pack. However, they should have the ability to critically analyse, and prioritise and implement different fundraising methods as appropriate. Therefore, the role is 'hands on' and is varied in its opportunities.
This is a really exciting time to join Dash Arts, so if you are interested in learning more about the role, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Hannah Laking at Harris Hill via the apply button. She will be able to have a chat and provide you with a full job pack.
Closing date for applications: 9.00 am Monday 31st of January 2022
First stage interviews: W/C 7th February 2022
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships
Prospectus are delighted to be supporting Breast Cancer Now in their search for a Head of Philanthropy to nurture, build and grow their major donor fundraising.
As the UK's largest breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now focus on supporting anyone affected by breast cancer and do so through funding research, their support helplines and groups, and their advocacy work. Steered by world-class they aim to ensure that by 2050 everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live and be supported to live well.
As the Head of Philanthropy you will be responsible for delivering and leading on the major donor fundraising strategy. With the charity in the early stages of developing a strong major donor programme, but with good foundations in place, this role will focus on supporting with the charity's giving club, working with senior volunteers and leadership to open up new major donor networks, and manage existing six figure relationships. This role will line manage a Major Gifts Manager and also have the opportunity to grow the team as income grows. With a passionate and engaged CEO and with the support of the Associate Director of Philanthropy, this is an opportunity to make a real impact and grow a major donor programme within a great charity brand.
To be successful as the Head of Philanthropy you will have proven major donor fundraising experience and be confident in securing five and six figure gifts from individuals. You will have knowledge of giving clubs and be confident in developing existing and new relationships with a range of major donors. You will also have proven line management experience and be able to motivate and mentor a small team. This person will be comfortable building relationships with senior volunteers and senior leadership and be able to provide insights on major donor trends and engagement methods.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply.
This is a full-time permanent role that will have hybrid working with 2 days per week in the London office and the rest working from home.
If you are interested in applying to this Head of Philanthropy position, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
This role is a great mix of donor management and strategy, and will be helping support the team managing 1 person directly and looking after an initial income target of £700,000. This role is ideal for someone who is looking to step up into their first Head of Philanthropy role. They have a warm pipeline, but there will be prospect researching and new business to this role.
You will be working closely with the SLT and will be managed by the Associate Director of Philanthropy. The Chief Executive is sector leading in creating a brilliant culture.
To apply you will need to:
* Ideally have line management experience
* Have experience of working on 6 figure portfolio's and upscaling donors.
* A passion for the cause and role.
If you would like to have a chat to learn more about this role and to receive a full job description please contact Hannah at Harris Hil l on [email protected] or call her on 02078207331.
The role closes on the 30th of January in the morning so please send your CV ASAP to Hannah at Harris Hill.
Salary is £48,000 - £53,000
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Senior Philanthropy Officer (Lead), an amazing opportunity to join a Mental Health charity, based in Central London.
- Full-time. Option to work compact hours over 4 days a week or standard 5 days a week.
- Remote working offered, with the ability to travel to the London office on occasions and for meetings as and when required.
As the Senior Philanthropy Officer, reporting directly to the Head of Partnerships, you will have sole responsibility for managing and developing an existing and very successful major donor programme.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an extremely committed portfolio of existing funders, continuing to maintain and build on these relationships and also an extremely strong pipeline of prospects which provide you with scope to grow the portfolio and income opportunities.
- Lead relationships with all major donors, acting as lead point of contact. Maximise income from high net worth individuals by providing high quality account management and cultivation activities, leading to valuable and committed relationships.
- Maintain a strong pipeline of prospects and generate new high-net-worth individuals by identifying, researching and developing relationships with suitable prospects, and by responding effectively to inbound leads.
- Engage with project management and services colleagues to ensure progress and feedback in line with donor requirements.
- Work with the Events Team to organise and manage special events for major donor cultivation.
- There will also be an opportunity to manage a small number of corporate relationships and deliver excellent account management and funder stewardship, leading to renewal at increased value and levels of commitment.
Our client is looking for a talented and experienced Major Donor Fundraiser who has proven experience of managing an existing portfolio of high-net-worth individuals and cultivate new prospects.
- Proven ability to account manage high-net-worth fundraising relationships, leading to renewals and increasing levels of commitment
- Proven ability to maintain own pipeline and secure new business
- Ability to work across teams and departments in a collaborative manner and to proactively engage colleagues on projects and initiatives.
Are you a dedicated, professional fundraiser passionate about helping improve lives through your work? We’re looking for a creative problem solver who enjoys bespoke donor stewardship and developing events to build and grow relationships with high-value supporters.
Autistica is the UK’s leading autism research charity with a mission to create breakthroughs that enable all autistic people to live happy, healthy, long lives. We are a small but dedicated team of people with big ambitions. But we can’t do this on our own. To create real change, we have to make sure we can pay for the research that will change lives, raising more money than ever before.
This is an exciting time to join a growing team of dynamic, progressive and talented team of fundraisers who have been exceeding their targets throughout the pandemic, despite the many challenges it has thrown up.
You will need to have excellent time and project management skills, experience of and confidence in building and maintaining relationships, and experience of organising and managing donor events from gala dinners to exciting challenges. We’re looking for someone who will fit in with our culture here at Autistica, which means you’ll need to be kind, compassionate and eager to develop yourself and the role.
We particularly encourage applications from autistic people, people with other neurodevelopmental conditions and people from all under-represented groups within the sector.
Applications close at midday on Monday 25 January with interviews via Teams on Thursday 27 January.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT) and NPT Transatlantic are independent charities driven by our mission to make philanthropy more convenient and efficient for donors. We offer donor-advised fund (DAF) giving vehicles to individuals, family offices, and wealth managers. A donor-advised fund is a philanthropic fund established under an umbrella charity, like NPT UK or NPT Transatlantic, that administers the fund on behalf of the donor.
The Head of Grant Making is responsible for managing all aspects of grant making for NPT UK and NPT Transatlantic, including assuring that grant recommendations from donors are processed in a timely manner, determining appropriate compliance, overseeing the process from initial recommendation through approval and payment of grants, communicating as needed with donors and grantee organisations, and assuring that grant processes and payments are always in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements.
In addition, this position manages all aspects of the NPT Transatlantic Designated Fund programme, including contributions in and grants paid, as well as communication with both donors and grantees.
The position reports to the CEO and works closely with Operations staff on overall grant making and with the Philanthropic Services team in the US on bespoke DAFs and any other special projects
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in philanthropy, financial services, grants management or related fields
- Passion for philanthropy and the need to make giving easier for donors and charities.
- Knowledge of best practices in philanthropic giving globally, including UK, Middle East, and US preferred.
- Ability to think strategically and operate tactically to achieve results. Ability to work independently. Comfort with ambiguity and proven ability to manage competing priorities.
- Experience using CRM systems such as Salesforce.
- Ability to balance the needs of donors and advisors with the capabilities of the organisation.
- Extensive knowledge of compliance, governance, grant making, philanthropy marketplace and donor community preferred.
- Flexible and able to meet competing demands on time and focus.
- Strong project management and organizations skills, capable of multi-tasking.
- Track record of analyzing and implementing process improvements to improve efficiency and enhance risk management
- Strong conceptual skills; a strategic thinker.
- Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills. Excellent writing and speaking skills.
- Demonstrate an ability reviewing, proof-reading, editing and drafting technical documents.
- Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and possesses high sense of initiative.
- Poise and tact in donor relations; great people skills.
- Possess fine balance between being team player while capable of effective independent work.
For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners:
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 8th February 2022.