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JOB TITLE: Marketing Lead
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Leadership Team
REPORTS TO: Director of Organisational Development.
LOCATION: Dorset with home working
SALARY: FTE £40,175 per annum (£24,430 pro-rata for working 22.5 hours per week)
HOURS: 22.5 hours per week
Help & Care is passionate about making a difference and enabling people and communities to live the lives they choose.
We do this by delivering a number of high-profile services across South Central England and have been doing this for over 30 years.
We are particularly focused on providing support to people living with a long-term health condition, carers and those who are isolated or housebound. What makes us different is our person-centred approach. We understand that each individual has different needs, so we work closely with people to understand what really matters for them and to help them lead independent and fulfilling lives for as long as possible.
We are eager to play a leading role in improving the delivery of health services for the community and we work closely with 3 individual Healthwatch organisations across South England. This partnership ensures that health services are held accountable and the views of the people who use and need these services most are given a platform to have their voices heard.
We support people by providing information, advice and support that enables them to take control of their lives, make decisions and find support that is right for them.
Help & Care have a strategic priority to improve their marketing and communications activity in order to raise our profile and support more people. As part of this we have created a senior role of Marketing Lead, responsible for creating and executing strategic marketing and communications activities and steadily increasing awareness and engagement with Help & Care across all channels.
We encourage applications from people who have most but not necessarily all of our essential criteria. We are committed to supporting and developing our staff.
Help & Care have an excellent reputation as a service provider and therefore the purpose of this role is to help shape Help & Care’s identity and to further build reputation through branding, awareness and reach.
The Marketing Lead will work to drive cross-channel visibility for Help & Care, to demonstrably support the values of the organisation and to work in a self-driven, inter-departmental way at all levels from strategy to detailed execution of plans.
The postholder will take responsibility for reviewing our ambitious marketing strategy, completing and implementing this in order to significantly grow our impact, reach and brand awareness.
Strategy & Oversight
1. To review our marketing strategy in conjunction with key internal stakeholders an ambitious and effective marketing strategy and to oversee the implementation of this plan.
2. Communications – crafting a consistent narrative across all of Help & Care’s external messaging.
Campaigns & Content
1. Planning and developing campaigns and content in order to raise awareness, understanding, interest, engagement, and growth amongst key audiences for Help & Care.
2. Working in a collaborative way to design and deliver campaigns and content across digital and traditional channels ensuring all communications are engaging, accessible and consistent.
1. Develop and implement a multi-channel, year round digital marketing growth strategy that ensures Help & Care are consistently reaching more people for their service delivery, campaigning, profile raising and fundraising activities.
2. Design, implement and evaluate successful digital marketing campaigns on full range of channels – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook - ensuring they are engaging, accessible and consistent.
Website and E-Marketing
1. Refreshing content on website to greater support visitor journeys and enable collection of visitor data.
2. Improve and develop the user experience on the website, linking robustly to other channels.
3. Manage the delivery of e-marketing campaigns, ensuring Help & Care improve retention and outcomes.
Press and PR
1. Acting as Help & Care’s point of contact for all media inquiries, including preparing press releases, and cultivating Help & Care’s relationship with journalists.
2. Develop and nurture relationships with media, influencers and stakeholder partners.
- Provide line management to Help & Care’s Marketing Assistant, ensuring high quality and encouraging support and guidance.
- Manage the workload of the Marketing Assistant, ensuring delegation of appropriate tasks.
1. Act as key point of contact and expert advisor in all things marketing and external communications.
2. To develop an effective process for managing Help & Care print and digital requirements and requests from all teams, maintaining excellent customer service and ensuring consistency of branding at all times.
3. To ensure a cross-organisational approach to marketing and communications.
4. To undertake research using appropriate tools, analytics and data sources to create reports and recommendations which drive continuous improvement
5. To develop a consistent narrative, language and brand consistency for Help & Care across all channels.
6. To ensure that legal notices, disclaimers and copyright information is used as appropriate and all Help & Care content is fully compliant.
8. Events – developing and leading on events both on-line and in communities supporting the work and profile of the organisation
9. To undertake other work that may arise on a day-to-day basis to support the service
10. Working in tandem with the Internal Communications post holder, ensuring consistency in tone and message.
11. To work within the values, ethos and vision of Help & Care.
12. To work in accordance with the Policies and Procedures of Help & Care.
13. To work in accordance with all relevant legislation.
14. To undertake any other duties as required, appropriate to the post.
Carry out other such duties as may be required by the Leadership Team, Chief Executive and Trustee Management Board which are consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the post.
The working week shall be 22.5 hours during standard office hours over 3 days (to be agreed with line manager.) The postholder may be required to work occasional evenings or weekends to attend events and meetings, for which time off in lieu will be granted.
The nature of the job will require the ability to travel. If the post-holder’s own car is used for travel, expenses will be paid as set by the Trustee Management Board.
There will be an assessment of competence to practice during induction and 6-month probation period.
The other conditions of service and current procedural agreements will be enclosed with the post-holders Contract of Employment.
The post holder will be required to have broadband to be able to work from home.
*This role is based in East Dorset which includes BCP and Purbeck areas. The postholder can claim the full cost of business travel within this geographical area and/or to a place outside of the geographical area.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Associate Director for Safeguarding (0.8 FTE)
£44,540 pa plus excellent benefits (£55,676 FTE)
Home-based with 2 days per month in London WC1
28 hours per week
The Associate Director for Safeguarding is a new, exciting and influential role in which you will devise and implement a defined strategy for safeguarding across the College, in order to promote a culture in which the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk is at the core of our delivery of services in both our domestic and global programmes.
As Associate Director for Safeguarding, you will play an active and integral leadership role to ensure that our safeguarding processes, reporting mechanisms, points of escalation and curriculum are of the highest quality.
Reporting to the Executive Director for People and Culture, you will work key individuals to design and deliver a programme of Continuing Professional Development around safeguarding processes and delivery. You will provide support and appropriate challenge where required at all levels of the College, ensuring robust reporting procedures are in place for managing safeguarding concerns for both direct and indirect delivered activities.
You will also work with external agencies, support organisations and referral pathways to establish effective working relationships, ensuring external knowledge provides continual challenge to the internal delivery of safeguarding and takes into account wider best practice.
With a good standard of education, perhaps with a social work or related qualification, you should have significant experience of delivering and leading safeguarding services in a range of settings and across diverse communities. You should also have experience of implementing change within safeguarding settings, being able to work collaboratively across wider teams and have the ability to empower colleagues to be effective within all aspects of safeguarding practice.
Your demonstrable skills and knowledge of legislation, statutory safeguarding requirements and social work practice, along with your ability to build and maintain relationships with external agencies, referral pathways and organisations, will ensure we are able to work effectively with the statutory safeguarding agencies.
You should also have an understanding of safeguarding in an in-person, digital and or online delivery environment and be flexible and open to alternative approaches to problem solving, providing suggestions and ideas for change and improvement.
Proven experience of researching and producing high quality written reports, briefings, presentations and information along with the ability to set out and discuss complex issues clearly for a range of audiences, is essential.
This role will require a DBS check and is not exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health sets and maintains standards for the education and training of all doctors working in paediatrics and child health in the UK. We advocate on child health issues at home and internationally. Additionally, through a variety of activities, the College influences the quality of medical practice for children in hospital and in the community.
The RCPCH has more than 21,000 members and fellows and employs around 170 staff, most of whom work in our London office in Holborn. We have smaller offices in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The RCPCH wants to represent all the communities we serve. Appointment will be made solely on merit. However, the College is particularly keen to receive applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, and/or candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented at this level of the organisation.
The role is home-based with travel to the London Head Office two days per month for which travel expenses will be paid.
Closing date: 15 January 2024.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Closing date: 3rd January 2024 at 11.30 pm
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society, and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
At Shelter we are united by our purpose to defend the right to a safe home. Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. We believe that to win that fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement for change. In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, fair, equitable and transparent.
We have committed to combat racism both within and outside Shelter and welcome you on our journey to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation.
About the team
This exciting new opportunity sits within the Philanthropy and High Value Events team, which is part of High Value Partnerships, a team responsible for raising £20 million a year through relationships with high-net worth individuals.
The Philanthropy team develop relationships with high level individual donors and are responsible for securing major donations with a focus on five, six and seven figure gifts. We have ambitious plans to significantly grow income to over £3 million a year and we are looking for a proactive Philanthropy High Value Programme Manager to play a pivotal role in our success.
About the role
This is an exciting time to join the Philanthropy team at Shelter, to grow our newly launched and ambitious High Value Programme, which has been established to capitalise on the growth potential of donors at the £3,000 -£20,000 level. We are looking for a passionate fundraiser to join our growing team to manage this new programme creating a sustainable source of income for Shelter’s Fight for Home.
You’ll be part of the wider Philanthropy and High Value Events team working to deliver first-class supporter experience and bring our donors closer to our work than ever before, through a dedicated donor programme, focused on excellent stewardship, creative appeals, and dedicated donor communications. You will be supported by an experienced, energetic fundraising team and colleagues in front line services, campaigns and finance.
You will also have the opportunity to recruit and manage a philanthropy executive, who will be brought on to help with the running of the programme, and to take the programme to new heights.
As part of a warm and motivated team, you will help us take philanthropy fundraising at Shelter to new ambitions by growing the newly established High Value Programme into a successful fundraising programme.
To be successful in this role you will be ambitious, organised and determined, and will be happy to take a proactive approach to grow and establish the high value programme. You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with high expectations of work quality and output. You will be able to manage your own workload and work with the Senior Philanthropy Manager to make informed decisions regarding the programme’s direction and growth.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our team and be the change you want to see in society.
Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them
Job Title - Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead
Pay - £52,939 per annum plus £750 per annum Homeworking Allowance and £3777 per annum London Weighting (if eligible)
Hours - Full Time - 35 Hours per week
Contract - Permanent
Location – Homebased in the UK with occasional travel for in person meetings and training
As a ‘not for profit’ organisation, TACT puts the needs of our children and carers first and look to appoint individuals who are as passionate about fostering as we are. TACT invests all surplus income into staff, carers, and child development. This means that we have been able to establish expert in-house support services such as our TACT Health and Education Services and create TACT Connect, our ground-breaking scheme for care experienced young people and adults. New staff will join us as we embark on a journey to become a wholly trauma-informed organisation with the aim of increasing our effectiveness and improving outcomes for the children and young people in our care.
We pride ourselves on our flexible working opportunities, an extensive wellbeing programme and our benefits package, all curated to support a healthy work-life balance for all our staff. We will also invest in your learning, supporting you to grow and develop during your employment with TACT. You will be encouraged to attend personal and professional development opportunities and will have access to learning and resources to empower you to advance your knowledge and skills.
We are currently the 4th Best Charity to work for and the 16th Best Mid-Sized Company in the UK according to The Best Companies criteria and our survey results have evidenced “outstanding” levels of engagement amongst staff in recent years. You can view our Best Companies summary video here.
Working directly to the CEO, this exciting new role at TACT will provide a varied and influential range of duties. The role will combine fostering Agency Decision Maker responsibilities with leading on policy and research review. The role will be responsible for exploring and collating policy and guidance on internal and external best practice, with a view to it informing best practice across TACT . The role will inform and guide the advancement of specialist services within TACT to enable excellent care to children, that is also responsive to the emerging needs of the sector.
Main Duties of the Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead:
- Responsibility for decision making and approval of foster carer registration and renewals.
- Leading on compliance with regulatory requirements, requiring up to date knowledge of legislation, case law and policy development.
- Monitoring and guiding fostering panel performance and improvement.
- Responsibility for national and regional policy and research and coordination of the Policies and Procedures Board.
The Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead will be:
- A registered and experienced senior social work manager with experience of the Decision Maker role.
- Knowledgeable of child protection and safeguarding regulations and current and developing legislation.
- Skilled in research / policy development and be able to draft policy documents and submissions.
- Confident in chairing and facilitating meetings and have the ability to influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
- An excellent time manager, administrator and communicator, with the ability to self organise and be an effective team member in a remote working organisation.
- Have a positive and flexible attitude to change and development, be able to generate and use creative and innovative techniques in developing and implementing new policies and practices.
TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:
- 31 days paid holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata if part time).
- Flexible working arrangements (including compressed hours, flexibility around core hours, and volunteer days policy).
- Family-friendly policies.
- Homeworking ‘bundle’ including annual allowance of £750, IT equipment and a loan for home office set up.
- Stakeholder pension scheme (salary sacrifice) and life insurance from day one.
- Employee Assistance Programme (including free CBT counselling, remote GP appointments, physiotherapy, mental health support and second opinions).
- Fantastic professional learning and personal development opportunities.
The Agency Decision Maker and Policy Lead will be homebased within England, Scotland or Wales and will be required to travel occasionally for face-to-face meetings and training.
An Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role and will be processed by TACT on your behalf.
- Closing Date: Wednesday 13th December 2023
- Interview Date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 (via Microsoft Teams)
Safeguarding is everyone’s business and TACT believes that only the people with the right skills and values should work in social work. As part of TACT’s commitment to safeguarding, we properly examine the skills, experience, qualifications, and values of potential staff in relation to our work with vulnerable young children. We use rigorous and consistent recruitment approaches to help safeguard TACT’s young people. All our staff are expected to work in line with TACT’s safeguarding policies.
TACT does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is the membership organisation and professional voice for environmental health. We set and raise standards to improve public health, supporting out members and influencing policy.
Our goal is simple: to enable safer, cleaner, and healthier environments for the benefits of people, business and local communities. To do this we offer professional support to our members, a range of corporate training solutions, topical events and workshops and provide information and policy advice. In addition, we promote 15Hatfields - one of London’s most sustainable venues.
We're looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Senior Policy and Public Affairs Executive to join our impactful Policy and Campaigns Team.
Representing our members across the UK, CIEH campaigns on an exciting array of policy areas, from environmental protection and food safety, to housing standards and better public health.
The role is varied, encompassing member engagement, policy development and reports, and government consultation responses. However, it will also focus primarily on external affairs, taking responsibility for driving forward CIEH’s public affairs, campaigning, and PR, activities, including engagement with the devolved administrations as well as the UK Government.
The role is remote/hybrid, with travel to CIEH’s offices in central London expected around once a month for team meetings alongside any additional wider organisational events.
This is your chance to work on a varied portfolio of issues to represent the key concerns of environmental health professionals, who work to protect and enhance the health of the public. Previous experience of working with political influencers is key to success.
Sound like the challenge you are looking for? To apply for this role, please submit your covering letter and CV via our website
- Hours- Permanent, Full Time, 35 hours per week
- Salary- £34,569 per annum
- Based- Hybrid/Remote with some travel to our offices in London
- Closing date- 03 December 2023, interviews to be held shortly after.
Please see the full job description and person specification for further details.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Policy and Public Affairs Officer for British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA)
Job Title: Policy and Public Affairs Officer.
Hours: Flexible working. 10-24 hours per week available, including evenings and weekends.
Location: Remote. UK based. Very occasional attendance at in-person events.
Contract Term: Start January 2024. Fixed term contract.
Contract Value: £30,000 per annum pro rata.
First Interview Date: 04/12/23 online, date subject to change.
Job Purpose: This is a new role which will involve researching and analysing relevant UK policies, engaging with stakeholders, and advocating for the organisation's interests within the public and governmental spheres. The work will also inform BIMA’s policy positions and communication strategies.
The British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA) is a voluntary not-for-profit organisation dedicated to
promoting and supporting the health and wellbeing of Muslim communities in the UK. Our mission is to unite our members in service of our patients and profession. We are committed to advancing the
understanding of Islamic principles in healthcare and fostering collaboration among Muslim healthcare
professionals to engage with our health system.
We are led by an executive team of passionate health professionals who oversee 250 volunteers, drawn from a network of over 6,000 members. Our governing council has highly
experienced leadership who are strongly connected within the NHS and public health, as well as to
our mosques, scholars and Muslim community institutions.
We have recently secured resources to help develop our core offer to our members and for community outreach. Our work to date has involved working with government, major health charities, universities, and key Muslim institutions in addressing issues facing our community.
Policy Analysis, Development and Evaluation
Research, analyse, and monitor policy, including legislative and regulatory developments, providing timely updates which are relevant to the work BIMA undertakes.
Develop policy documents, position statements and implement meetings or on-line events to influence and inform public policy.
In light of the above, evaluate the effectiveness of existing policies, recommend adjustments and develop new initiatives as appropriate.
Advocacy and Campaigning
Plan and implement advocacy campaigns to raise awareness and promote BIMA’s priorities.
Engage with key stakeholders, including government officials, NHS bodies, and partner organisations, to advance the interests of our communities.
Public Affairs Management
Build and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders.
Represent BIMA in meetings, hearings, and forums to articulate policy positions and advocate for change.
Communication and Messaging
Craft compelling and effective messaging to communicate BIMA’s policy positions to diverse audiences.
Collaborate with the communications and public affairs teams to ensure consistent and strategic public messaging.
Collaboration and Teamwork
Work collaboratively with internal teams, including the executive, members of Council, project directors, communications, public affairs, community outreach, and fundraising, to align policy efforts with overall organisational objectives.
Collaborate with external partners and coalitions to amplify BIMA’s advocacy impact.
Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Political Science, International Relations, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in policy analysis, advocacy, or public affairs, preferably within the nonprofit sector.
Proven track record of successful engagement with policymakers and advocacy campaigns, preferably within healthcare.
Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to synthesise complex information into clear and concise policy recommendations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex policy issues for diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with government officials, NGOs, and other stakeholders.
Ability to think strategically and contribute to the development of organisational goals and advocacy strategies.
A collaborative mindset and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Genuine passion for BIMA’s mission and a commitment to advancing social justice.
Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
Familiarity with Google Workplace suite of software.
To apply please submit an application on the job listing site(s), or email your CV and a short covering letter (maximum 250 words) detailing why you would be suitable for the role to our info email.
Rolling interviews will be conducted until a suitable candidate is appointed.
the3million is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organisation and make sure it stays at the forefront of protecting the rights of the EU citizens and their family members living in the UK. As CEO, you will be responsible for driving our mission, strategy, and operations. You will lead a passionate team, work with stakeholders, and be a key advocate for our cause. We are looking for an experienced leader with a proven track record in nonprofit management and advocacy, along with a deep understanding of immigration and human rights issues.
We are the leading organisation representing EU citizens and their family members in the UK. Our vision is a world where EU citizens can thrive, reach their potential and have an equal voice in UK society. Our work ranges from monitoring the implementation of the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, advocating for the inclusion of EU citizens throughout all sections of society, informing people of their rights, and giving EU citizens a voice in British society to build powerful allyships in order to change the narrative on migration as a whole.
We are a grassroots and non-partisan organisation, working with a variety of stakeholders, from MPs to NGOs, legal advisors and the media on specific issues affecting EU citizens’ rights. We regularly engage with the Home Office and its monitoring bodies to advocate for change.
We were formed through the efforts of volunteers from many different backgrounds who came together in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum in 2016. We hold on to that can-do, nimble spirit and informal, friendly and non-hierarchical collegiality.
the3million was incorporated as a limited by guarantee not-for-profit company with Companies House in November 2017. As such, the role of members of the Board of Directors is similar, though not identical, to that of Charity Trustees.
What does the role involve?
This role offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to work with the Board, staff, and the wider grassroots network and make sure the vision, strategy and direction of the organisation are up to date and relevant to the needs of those we work with.
The purpose of the job is to lead the3million on a day-to-day basis within the parameters required by law, in conjunction with the organisation’s Board of Directors.
The post-holder will have particular regard to the obligations of the3million as a limited liability company to ensure that the organisation remains financially viable, as well as identify, manage and mitigate risks in a timely manner working with the Board.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Leading and managing the organisation
To provide vision, leadership and direction on all work at the3million.
To help define the organisation’s strategy, in consultation with the Board, staff and our grassroots communities. This will include vision and mission, and how to operationalise and resource them, keeping the values of the organisation at the core of the activities.
To implement, deliver and review the organisational strategy.
To ensure that the organisation has the appropriate policies, procedures, systems and processes in place and that they are being implemented.
To oversee the work of all employees of the3million and persons sub-contracted to provide services to, or on behalf of, the3million, whilst ensuring that all such work of employees and sub-contractors is carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions of funding which has been procured for the purpose of each aspect of the3million’s work and taking full account of the3million’s aims and values.
To review projects and activities and provide guidance to staff members individually and collectively on actions to advance the3million’s goals.
To otherwise ensure that the3million fulfils all its obligations to be a good employer and to meet the necessary standards of employment law and health and safety regulations, and be a leading example with regard to equal opportunities in terms of staff relations and relations with the general public.
To have responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the organisation, including preparation of budgets for agreement by the Directors and ensuring that income is maintained and expenditure is controlled in line with budgets and that potential risks are identified and managed.
To be the3million’s lead person in relation to external partners and stakeholders, representing the3million’s interests in activities that are carried out in partnership with such external bodies.
To maintain awareness of risks and changes in the external environment that affect the organisation.
To ensure that the3million is an anti-oppressive organisation and remains an ally to individuals, groups and communities experiencing oppression and discrimination.
Delivery and Promotion of the organisation
To represent the3million in public forums such as speaking at conferences, attending sector policy forums, producing written material for the organisation’s own publications/promotional material as well as any appropriate external channels (such as policy briefings, newsletters, and social media).
To build and maintain effective relationships with all principal supporters and other stakeholders in order to advance the organisation’s aims.
To establish mechanisms for listening to the views of beneficiaries on the3million’s performance, as part of the project management function.
To work with the the3million team to identify and develop key policy and campaign areas.
To seek opportunities to expand and promote the role of the organisation.
To represent the organisation in the press and public appearances when required.
In all other matters to assume responsibility for the work and reputation of the3million which is consistent with its standing as a well-run, dynamic organisation working to advance the interests of migrants.
Working with the Board
To provide advice and guidance to Board members as required, in order to contribute to the effective governance of the organisation.
To provide in a timely and appropriate manner information that will assist the Board in carrying out its responsibilities.
To advise the Board on, and to bring forward responses to, any new organisational or policy developments or challenges for the3million as an organisation and with particular regard to the current economic circumstances.
To ensure the organisation fulfils its legal, statutory and regulatory responsibilities.
Support the Chair in ensuring the continued engagement/involvement of all members of the Board.
The postholder may be required to undertake additional or other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business as requested by the Board.
The post-holder will have:
Previous experience of working in a Director/ Chief Executive or Senior Management role of over 3 years.
Comprehensive knowledge of local, regional, and national issues concerning EU citizen migrants' situations.
A comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the UK political environment, including the issue of the influence of public opinion.
Experience or understanding of campaigning, influencing and strategies to achieve policy change.
A comprehensive understanding of the NGO environment in the UK and a grasp of the role that other stakeholders play in influencing public opinion and the direction of immigration policy.
Experience and understanding of organisation operations and governance structures.
Understanding and experience of fundraising, with particular reference to the current strained conditions, especially within the not-for-profit sector, including grants, community fundraising and income generation.
Experience of partnership and relationship building within the NGO sectors, and with relevant external organisations and companies.
Proven track record in financial management.
Outstanding communication skills in English.
Ability to deliver projects to the highest standard.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish credibility quickly with the3million stakeholders.
The ability to supervise the work of staff and volunteers in an appropriate manner.
Firm commitment to supporting the rights of all migrants, irrespective of nationality, immigration status, or other matters.
The applicant must be currently based in the UK.
Who should apply?
Applications are welcome from everyone with the relevant passion and experience in one or more of the areas listed above. Previous experience in the migration sector or campaigning is desirable but not mandatory, as we value transferable skills gained in diverse settings.
We hold core values of inclusion, anti-racism, and anti-oppression. Our organisation is people-led, and we embrace diversity, recognising the enrichment it brings. We are committed to listening to, engaging with, and representing a wide spectrum of individuals.
We are particularly eager to hear from candidates with lived experience of migration. If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the migration sector we also strongly encourage you to apply. This could include coming from a community that experiences racism, living with a disability, not having been to University or having been in receipt of free school meals as a child.
We recognise our team is not currently representative of communities that experience racism and that our own ways of working may replicate wider societal oppression and injustices. We are actively working towards becoming an anti-oppressive organisation, including taking steps to create a more inclusive recruitment process.
We believe our work will be stronger with greater diversity. the3million welcomes the whole person to work, and we understand that each of us brings our experiences, our backgrounds and our own unique lens to what we do.
Salary and Working Conditions
Staff team: The CEO will be line-managed by the Board of Directors.
Duration of Contract: This post is a permanent position, with an initial six months probation period.
Gross salary: £46,214
Place of work: Remote with travel across the UK.
Holiday entitlement: 29 days per annum, in addition to public holidays.
To apply, send us your CV including any gaps and reasons in your employment history and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages to recruitment[at]the3million[dot]org[dot]uk demonstrating your capabilities in relation to each of the points of the person specification marked. Where relevant, use your answers to illustrate how your competencies have helped you to achieve positive results. This will give you the best possible chance to be shortlisted. If you are on LinkedIn, please share with us the URL of your profile. Applications will only be accepted with a cover letter.
We welcome job share proposals for this role.
Please also download and fill in the equality and diversity monitoring form. We only use this information to understand the demographics of people we are reaching and to guide us in making the3million equitable. This process is separate and confidential; this information is not reviewed or taken into account in the recruitment process.
Please email all the above to us at recruitment[at]the3million[dot]org[dot]uk.
Deadline for applications: 10th December 2023, 23:59
An invitation to interview will be sent w/c 18th December and interviews will take place early January 2024.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for a new Country Director to provide leadership and direction to the MS Society Northern Ireland.
Director for Northern Ireland
Hours: Full-time (35 hours a week)
Location: Office-based in Belfast, BT7 with flexibility to work remotely.
Salary: £61,404 per annum plus excellent benefits
We make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our strategy is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them. It gives us a clear and determined focus.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive working environment where you'll be able to make a difference.
About this job
You’ll be responsible for taking forward our corporate and functional strategies in Northern Ireland. As a senior leader in the organisation, you’ll be contributing to the leadership, planning and policy formulation of the MS Society across the UK.
You’ll also act as the principal spokesperson for the MS Society in Northern Ireland and the main advisor to the MS Society Northern Ireland National Council.
You’ll play an important role in developing our strategic approach to supporting people affected by MS. Helping us to ensure that our priorities align with the needs and aspirations of the MS community.
We’re looking for the successful candidate to be able to demonstrate that they understand the challenges that people with MS face.
You’ll be enthusiastic and passionate about the work we do and you’ll be focused on delivering positive outcomes for the MS community in Northern Ireland and UK wide.
We recognise the significant and excellent contributions; experience; and skills our employees bring to the MS Society.
Working with external pay and reward consultants, we’re taking active steps this year to review our employees’ pay and benefits package. Ensuring we’re aligned with the most accurate and up-to-date benchmarks for the UK charity sector.
Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday 4th January 2024
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More about our employee benefits:
We have a wide range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):
Encouraging work life balance
- 38 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata for part-time
- More annual leave entitlement, based on length of employment
- Smart working options (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
- Flexible working options
Caring for you and your family
- Generous sick pay entitlement
- More sick pay entitlement, based on length of employment
- Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave in each calendar year
- Free access to a GP virtually 24 hours a day/7 days a week allowing you unlimited advice, reassurance and where appropriate diagnosis
- Enhanced leave for new parents
- Free access to a confidential 24 hours a day/7 days a week helpline service for both you and your family with a specialist range of support and information
- Special leave options (such as up to 5 days paid leave for domestic or personal emergencies a year)
- 10 days paid disability leave a year, pro-rata for part-time
- 10 days paid carers’ leave a year, pro-rata for part-time
- New family-friendly benefits, including paid leave:
- In the event of miscarriage or still birth
- To support fertility treatments
- For antenatal appointments for both parents
- Cycle to work scheme
- Death in service scheme
- Health cash plans to help offset the cost of health care for you and your family
Thinking about your finances
- Enhanced salary sacrifice pension scheme
- Discounted season ticket loan and interest-free emergency loans
- Give as you earn to support other charities of your choice before tax
- New employee portal including lifestyle savings vouchers and personal wellbeing
Enriching your life at work
- Personalised development plans with a wide range of training courses and opportunities to source additional training options with your line manager
- Yearly internal apprenticeship opportunities
- New, modern offices that embrace working together both in-person and remotely
- Various opportunities to influence how we internally operate (including surveys, and focus and committee groups)
- Active and supportive internal employee networking groups for collaboration and peer support
- 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering for MS Society activities during normal working hours (such as fundraising events, or campaigning in the local community)
- 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering with other charities during normal
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and or from ethnic minority backgrounds.
We’d be grateful if you downloaded and completed the equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.
Disability Confident Employer
We’re a Disability Confident Employer and we’re committed to promoting equality and diversity.
You can ask for reasonable adjustments as part of both our recruitment and new starter on-boarding processes.
If you need any help or adjustments to apply for this role, please contact us. You can also ask for the application materials to be sent to you in a different format. Such as for them to be sent to you by email or in a larger word format.
We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone who uses our services and we come into contact with.
This is regardless of Gender, Race, Disability, Sexual orientation, Religion or belief, Pregnancy, Gender reassignment.
We recognise our particular responsibility to make sure vulnerable adults and children are protected.
We have measures in place to protect everyone we come into contact with from abuse and maltreatment of all kinds.
Your right to work in the UK
You must have the right to work in the UK to work in paid employment with us. You’ll need to share documents showing you’re eligible to work in the UK if we offer you employment.
You can find the UK visas and permits granting you the right to work in the UK on the UK Government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and aren’t able to support you with your visa applications.
No agencies please.
Brand Management /Visual design
Implementing the CTA brand guidelines and applying it in all external comms, including supporting staff to produce creative content
Use Canva to produce compelling and engaging visual designs/comms assets that align with CTA’s brand personality to support content engagement.
Analytics and Reporting
Track and analyse the performance of marketing and digital media campaigns and events using relevant metrics and optimise content accordingly
Create monthly analytics to measure the effectiveness of digital media campaigns and share recommendations for improvements with Leadership group.
Management of External Communication Channels
Responsibility for CTA’s primary channels of communication, both online and offline ensuring that they are consistently articulating the role and impact of CTA and promoting the wider value and impact of CT to stakeholders. This includes:
Producing and editing CTA’s membership magazine Together, CTA UK newsletter and nation specific spotlight.
Working with the Leadership team to ensure production of the magazine is cost neutral by supporting the sale of advertising space and securing sponsorship.
Planning, writing, coordinating and editing content for CTA’s Blogs, email marketing and other forms of content.
Working with the directorates to ensure that stakeholders including Department for Transport and other key Government departments are engaged and involved in sharing communication with the CT sector.
With support from the Leadership Group, plan and develop a yearly calendar of events.
Manage all aspects of event logistics, including venue selection, catering, audio-visual equipment, transportation, and event materials.
Contributing to a communications plan for events (where appropriate), including use of the organisation’s social media profiles and website.
Implement the marketing and communications strategy for CTA UK events and take a leading role in planning and executing UK-wide events.
Track agreed budgets for each event ensuring value for money and adherence to financial processes.
Ensure the CRM system is used efficiently in the execution of events.
Support the development and writing of Health & Safety risk assessments for all events.
Design event collateral as needed, including liaising with our design agency when required
Build systems and processes needed to effectively and professionally manage all our events.
Ensure all event attendees are communicated with regularly and responsible for pro-actively promoting all events to encourage sign ups.
Coordinating Internal Communications
Responsibility for implementing Marketing, Communications and Events internal guidance and procedures such as CTA’s social media policy, electronic communication policy and external communication signoff procedure.
Press and publicity
Be the first point of contact for incoming media/press enquiries with responsibility for ensuring that enquires are dealt with by the appropriate member of staff.
Co-ordinate with team members to produce relevant press releases about CTA’s projects and activities.
Develop, maintain and grow a press and stakeholder contact list especially transport or community sector specialists and outlets.
Gather stories and content from CTA members
Connect with colleagues and other stakeholders and present these stories through CTA’s various channels of communications.
Work with the membership team to improve and maintain a membership mailing list and increase member engagement with CTA’s communications.
Innovate new ways to engage with our membership.
Develop effective, engaging and inspiring content to support CTA to build and expand its current membership engaging with new audiences.
Identify opportunities to make the CTA brand visible online through engagement with sector influencers, and collaborations with members’ accounts.
Connect and manage relationships with members, CT operators, stakeholders, policy influencers and transport bodies on social media.
Responsible for updating the CTA website and implementing the overall digital presence, including coordinating with staff and external stakeholders to keep it current and up to date.
Support the ongoing redevelopment of the website, including development of the membership area and integration with CTA IT systems and marketing channels.
Manage the relationships with key external organisations relating to CTA’s marketing and communications including:
Companies who produce marketing collateral and other print and design services - ensuring that both long term projects and the creation of new materials are carried out effectively.
Working with Leadership Group to ensure the delivery of CTA’s twice annual membership publication and evaluation and renewal of the relationship at the end of each year.
Manage the CTA marketing inbox and events inbox, regularly checking and replying to incoming emails.
General organisational responsibilities
Values Be an enthusiastic advocate for CTA’s values.
Planning Contribute to the delivery of CTA’s strategy and operational plans. Contribute to service evaluation and development by listening to the feedback of members and trainers.
Reporting Ensure personal record-keeping and reporting is conducted consistently and to a high standard, including generating data for management reporting, saving resources and documents on SharePoint.
Participation Contribute to staff meetings, team meetings, and other meetings as required.
Resources Use the resources of the organisation effectively.
Governance Ensure our administration and customer service work remains compliant with relevant legislation, policies and good practice.
Person Specification: Marketing and Events Executive
Experience & Qualifications
Can demonstrate experience of planning, creating and delivering innovative marketing campaigns which include range of activities/events delivered within the campaign.
Can demonstrate experience of planning, creating and delivering events.
Can demonstrate extensive experience of establishing and maintaining positive relationships with a range of internal/external stakeholders
Experience of managing different social media platforms and able to use digital channels to improve reach, efficiency and impact of campaigns/messages
Experience in writing news releases, responding to media enquiries and developing and maintaining strong relationships with journalists and other media outlets both virtually and face to face.
Experience of writing blogs and articles (print and online)
Experience of managing digital advertising (including Google AdWords and Facebook Insights)
Experience of managing website CMS, e-newsletter platforms and form building platforms (SurveyMonkey)
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience that demonstrates ability
Experience of analysing and interpreting data.
Experience of using project management software.
Experience of working within a membership or voluntary sector environment.
Experience of developing case studies or other qualitative data
Experience of delivering UK Wide marketing and communications campaigns
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication and copywriting skills, with first-rate attention to detail and ability to adapt to suit subject and audience
Demonstrable knowledge of and advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
Knowledge of and skills in social media management, with a focus on increasing reach and engagement
Strong communication skills and ability to work with colleagues across a range of skills and expertise, and to communicate effectively at senior level
Ability to work on own initiative and organise, plan and manage projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
Ability to think strategically and creatively regarding the long-term development of an organisation’s marketing and communications work.
Excellent graphic design skills.
Excellent Video capturing and editing.
Experience of working within a membership or voluntary sector environment.
Experience of developing case studies or other qualitative data
Experience of delivering UK Wide marketing and communications campaigns
Understanding and knowledge of the Community Transport Sector And/or the wider community/voluntary sector.
Knowledge and understanding of using communications to build a membership base and maintain positive member relations.
Values and Behaviors
A demonstrable commitment to our organisation’s values.
A strong commitment to, and understanding of, the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Maternity Cover position from January to October 2024
Homebased working in the UK
The Director of Development and Engagement is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and works in partnership with the CEO to lead the development, delivery and co-ordination of the organisation’s strategy.
In this role, you will have oversight across several areas including fundraising, membership engagement, finance and governance and will take the lead in generating income and ensuring the sustainability of the organisation.
The post also holds line management responsibility for three members of staff delivering across multiple areas of work including fundraising, finance, and communications.
For more information, please download the job description below or visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
To apply, please download and complete our application form below. CVs will not be accepted.
This is an ongoing recruitment and interviews will be held as applications are received. We reserve the right to close this advert at any time.
STOPAIDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive positive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex characteristics, HIV status, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. We are open to considering applications for a part-time role that would require a job share.
This is a unique opportunity for a skilled administrator to join a lively, growing team in an emerging field. You’ll report to our Program Manager and support her with all aspects of grant administration, as well as providing administrative support for events, and for our Executive Team.
The responsibilities of the Program Administrator role will include:
- Ensuring information about our grant calls, events and hiring rounds reach our audiences by updating our website, sending Mailchimp campaigns and reaching out to our networks in a variety of ways
- Responding to inquiries about our grant calls and events, and identifying FAQs to be published in our communications for the future
- Initial grant application screening, including checking declared conflicts of interest and assigning grant applications to the review team
- Undertaking routine due diligence enquiries for grant applications
- Supporting the review teams and grantmaking committee by ensuring they have access to the documentation they need
- Making sure all documentation is complete, systematically named, and in the right place
- Booking venues and catering for our events, managing bookings, and supporting the delivery of online and in-person events
- Routine financial administration such as ensuring documents and receipts are uploaded to our online system
- Booking transport and accommodation, and arranging some meetings for the Executive Team
The successful candidate will be expected to learn about all aspects of grant management, and about current priorities in Cooperative AI. We expect the focus of the role to develop over time, and for progression opportunities to emerge.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Communications Officer will work closely with the Communications and Media Manager to support stakeholder communications and engagement at Action Tutoring. You will produce high-quality written and visual content for use
across a range of our channels to engage new and existing audience members (tutors, funders, schools and partners) with Action Tutoring’s work.
Closing date: Thursday, 4th January 2024
Interviews: W/c 8th January 2024
Start date: Ideally February 2024
Place of work:
We would prefer to have the candidate based in London (we operate on a hybrid working model). We will consider remote working from England for the right candidate. Willingness to travel to London once per month is crucial for this role.
Our London office address is: Fivefields, 8-10 Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W 0DH
Contract and hours:
Permanent, full-time. We offer flexible hours with 9.30-4 as core hours. A full working week is 37.5 hours.
Duties and responsibilities
- Write relevant and engaging emails/newsletters and blogs for MarComms campaigns as well as policy and fundraising campaigns with the aim of growing the audience and engaging and motivating stakeholders to engage actively in our mission.
- Use engagement data from Campaign Monitor, Google Analytics and Salesforce to inform and improve the content you produce.
- Support the Communications and Media Manager to shape and build our brand, ensuring its positioning remains relevant to our audiences and is supporting the goals of the charity.
- Support your MarComms colleagues and wider teams to use the brand well, shaping and refining tools and guidance as appropriate.
- Build Action Tutoring’s bank of engaging film and photography for use across all our channels, ensuring content is engaging and in line with Action Tutoring’s brand and style.
- Support your Communications colleagues to produce interesting and relevant pupil and tutor case studies throughout the year.
- Collaborate with our Programme Team and your MarComms colleagues to source appropriate case studies from our partner schools and volunteer network.
- Working with MarComms colleagues, adapt email campaign content for use across our social media platforms (Instagram, LinkedIn, X, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube) using design software such as Canva or Adobe Suite.
- Support the Communications and Media Manager with outreach to national and regional media to raise Action Tutoring’s profile and encourage volunteer applications from across England.
- Support as one of the charity’s proof-readers, reviewing content produced by the team for errors and inconsistencies, supporting others in the team to replicate the Action Tutoring style.
- Any other duties deemed reasonable by the Chief Executive Officer.
Right to work in the UK.
We are looking for some of the following attributes, though you might be more experienced in some areas than others:
- Able to interact with a range of audiences and have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
- Able to work independently and use initiative in different situations.
- Able to think creatively when producing content tailored to different audiences, replicating the Action Tutoring style.
- High attention to detail, to produce accurate communications, manage mailing lists and proofread content effectively.
- Experience of design software such as Canva or Adobe Suite.
- Experience of film production.
- Able to think creatively and generate content to effectively convey messages.
- Confident using new technology, different digital tools and software.
- Able to meet deadlines and undertake administration to a high standard, using data where appropriate to identify key areas of need to prioritise and adapt approach.
- Enthusiastic and open to new ideas. Action Tutoring is a young organisation and values the creative input of all staff members to innovate and drive improvements.
- Adaptable and open to learning. You will need to be willing to adapt and to grow and develop with the organisation.
- Detailed and organised, able to plan and manage your workload.
- Efficient and able to work under pressure when required, able to multi-task and juggle a varied workload.
- Committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
- Committed to the mission and values of Action Tutoring.
- Committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 2nd January 2024
Location: Flexible global location with CET compatible time zone, ability to travel to Europe or US twice a year. Candidates must have the right to work in the country from which they are applying.
Reporting to: Executive Director
Annual salary: €60,000 - €80,000 EUR, salary will be adjusted to the cost of labour for the country in which the candidate resides.
Contract type: 1 year contract with the possibility of extension, consultancy arrangement also considered. The Global Commons Alliance is a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) through which the candidate will be contracted.
Working hours: Full-time
Candidate level: Non-manager
The Global Commons Alliance (GCA) is a network of organisations driving collaboration, innovation and funding, currently formed of 5 core components and over 70 partners. We come together from all over the world, bringing together rigorous science with diverse ideas, perspectives and solutions, in order to change mindsets, actions and systems to safeguard the ‘global commons’, the interconnected systems that support life on Earth: from the Arctic sea ice to the Amazon rainforest, from critical ocean currents to our fresh water network. Our vision is a safe and just future for people and planet. Our mission is to mobilise citizens, companies, cities and countries to accelerate systems change, and become better guardians of the global commons.
Of the GCA’s 5 components, the Earth Commission is pioneering a scientific framework defining the safe and just boundaries for a liveable planet, and the Science Based Targets Network translates this into clear goals for companies and cities. Earth HQ communicates with the public, informing them about the issues and creating pressure for action. Systems Change Lab provides insights and tracks progress on the radical changes required, and the Accountability Accelerator designs and supports ways to hold companies accountable to their commitments.
The GCA Core Team, which supports the 5 components and the GCA’s shared ambition, is looking to strengthen its operational capacity with an Operations Lead.
Purpose of role
The Operations Lead will provide a vital function to the Global Commons Alliance team, leading core team operations. The Operations Lead will work closely with the Executive Director to ensure the Global Commons Alliance Team operates efficiently and effectively.
This is a full-time position at the heart of a dynamic and active organization, focusing on nature and climate action around the world.
The job holder will have the following key responsibilities:
1. Core team operations
- Maintain a management information system of electronic files for the Core Team in coordination with RPA.
- Format reports and presentations as needed and assigned by Core Team members.
- Support event coordination by managing partner contact database, drafting and managing invitations & RSVPs, as well as follow-up material in support of Core Team members.
- Support scheduling for larger internal & external meetings, online and in-person.
- Contribute to planning, design and execution of GCA workshops with component teams.
- Make and manage travel arrangements for the Executive Director and Core Team members for meetings and conferences.
- Administration of expenses for Core Team members via RPA’s online systems.
- Enable continual strengthening of GCA’s operations by designing and overseeing the implementation of plans to improve systems, processes and behaviours, together with a team across all components of GCA.
2. Recruitment and personnel
- Develop and continually update the overview of GCA Core Team staffing, roles and responsibilities.
- Manage the recruitment process of new Core Team staff.
- Manage the drafting and negotiation of contracts and fees of Core Team staff together with GCA Executive Director, Finance Lead and RPA.
- Develop and oversee the implementation of recruitment and onboarding policies and practices for the Core Team.
3. Governance Support to GCA Executive Director
- Support the Steering Committee Chair and Executive Director in the timely preparation of agenda, materials, minutes and planning for all Steering Committee meetings.
- Keep up-to-date Steering Committee member bios, contact information, and relevant distribution lists.
- Support Executive Director to prepare for, and coordinate meetings of the Coordination Team and Core Team.
- Agenda management and scheduling for Executive Director.
- Support the Executive Director with administration of expenses via RPA.
The ideal candidate will be active in the environment-development space and a highly motivated, structured and constructive individual who enjoys organisational challenges and is able to work as a key player in a small, global team to support operations across multi-dimensional programmes.
Experience and qualifications
- Minimum BA/BSc level degree.
- At least 2 years’ work experience providing administrative or operational assistance in a larger, international organisation.
- Familiarity in dealing with scientific organisations.
- Experience with executive level support.
- Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Web-based tools and demonstrated capability to learn new software.
- Qualifications within- and some knowledge of climate, environment or development sector preferred.
Skills and desired personal traits
The Operations Lead will bring to our lean, entrepreneurial, and dynamic team the following ways of working:
- Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and flexibly as part of a small, multi-functional, multi-cultural team in a fast-paced environment.
- The responsibility and independence to work in a remote environment, with the ability to perform routine duties, handling a variety of tasks simultaneously, setting priorities and scheduling own work.
- Strong organizational skills with a keen eye for detail, accuracy, process and efficiency
- Sound judgment, including the ability to use and show discretion and maintain high level of confidentiality.
- High degree of diplomacy and integrity.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills and comfortable with communicating with a wide array of stakeholders, both internally and externally.
- Fluent English.
- Proficiency in additional languages is an advantage.
- Commitment to our vision and mission.
The deadline for application is Tuesday 2nd January 2024
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Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required; irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability or sexual orientation.
Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD) have an opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our team on a part-time, permanent basis (22.5 hours per week). This is a home-based role however regular travel to our Colchester and London offices will be required so the ideal candidate would be within commutable distance within these regions. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £35,000 per annum pro rata.
RAD encourages honesty and openness. It provides a safe place to work and encourages development and participation. Our values are at the heart of our work. They define TeamRAD – who we are, and how we will behave.
Everyone in TeamRAD is expected to commit to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and to embed associated principles throughout all working practices.
About the role:
As our Management Accountant, your main responsibility is to provide the organisation and its management with prompt and accurate financial information which supports effective decision making. The finance team is small, and the Management Accountant is expected to have some responsibilities to ensure RAD maintains strong internal financial controls and remains robust when there is absence.
Key Responsibilities as our Management Accountant will include:
- Reviewing the monthly payroll preparation and ensuring accuracy, including the coding of costs to departments and projects
- Preparing or overseeing the preparation of all bank reconciliations and other account analysis
- Ensuring that finance documentation is securely stored and destroyed in line with RAD’s data protection and retention policies
- Preparing monthly management accounts and forecasts in line with agreed timelines, including income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
- Taking an active role in the preparation of the annual budget and outline budgets for future years, in line with strategy
- Working with budget holders, management colleagues and the Business Development team to prepare project budgets for funding applications and/or Commercial Service proposals
- Ensuring processes are in place to accurately allocate time and costs of colleagues to projects and services
- Preparing financial reconciliations of all projects and supporting the Data Insight team with financial information needed for monitoring returns
- Building financial literacy and confidence with budget holders, including ensuring they can use Sage Intacct
- Providing support to the Executive Team and Managers as required
- Takingan active role in the preparation of RAD’s statutory accounts
- Ensuring budget holders receive detailed monthly management accounts within agreed timescales, and deliver regular, timely, accurate financial information and analysis to them to ensure they have a good understanding of the financial situation of all projects and services
- Taking an active role to keep the financial reporting under review to ensure that it meets the needs of all users and adapt where necessary
Essential requirements we’re looking for in our Management Accountant:
- A recognised accountancy qualification – full or part qualification or; Qualified by experience
- Qualifications in BSL, or willingness to achieve minimum Level 2
- Experience of working as a management accountant
- Experience of working within a high performing finance team
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/Teams/Outlook)
- Able to process complex financial information and present the results clearly and concisely for nonfinancial colleagues
- Plans and organises resources to meet strict deadlines
- Builds and manages successful inter-departmental relationships
- Responds flexibly to the needs of the business
- Identifies and supports mitigation of risk
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
- Good personal presentation and interpersonal skills
- Strong organisational and administrative skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Logical thinker
If you have a positive attitude, a flexible approach, and would like to join us as our Management Accountant, we’d love to hear from you.
Closing date: Midday, Tuesday 9th January 2024
Interview date: Wednesday 17th January 2024 at our Colchester office
No CV’s accepted
About Urban Saints
Around 96% of young people today do not actively engage with church. The mission of Urban Saints is to make young disciples for Jesus, meeting young people wherever they are and introducing them to Jesus. With more young people engaged with technology than ever in history, the need for digital mission has never been greater.
Overall Purpose of the Role
We are looking for a Digital Transformation Lead to join the team, who will pioneer and develop the digital capability of Urban Saints to be more effective at reaching young people digitally, as well as laying the groundwork to ensure that Urban Saints can engage more meaningfully in its existing ministry areas through digital solutions. The role will involve bridging the gap between Urban Saints' digital strategy and digital reality, by transforming mission ideas into real-life workable solutions. The role will also work alongside and train those who will be creating digital content and engaging young people online.
- To be a digital pioneer, leading Urban Saints as we develop and deliver our new digital strategy.
- To develop Urban Saints’ use of various platforms to implement key digital initiatives from the Urban Saints digital strategy. The digital strategy focuses on four areas:
- Digital Resources (including our website and Energize product)
- Digital Marketing and Comms (across social media channels)
- Digital Communities
- Innovative Digital Engagement
- To build, and then lead, and coach team members in the use of digital solutions within ministry.
- As part of the delivery of the Digital Strategy, to research, scope, and implement new digital capabilities, including digital youth groups, gaming, online evangelism, virtual reality etc., in partnership with other like-minded organisations.
- Reporting directly to the CEO, to lead on the digital capability, contributing to the development and achievement of the Urban Saints' vision, mission, and strategic plan.
- To be an advocate for all Urban Saints’ ministries, including Energize, Additional Needs, and Westbrook, ensuring our digital strategy both promotes and integrates with the wider organisation.
- Research, measure, and evidence the impact of the digital strategy against the strategic Key Performance Indicators for Urban Saints.
- To deliver regular reports on progress of the digital strategy including development and delivery of digital assets and impact across the Urban Saints movement.
(The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and level of the post.)
Please download the information pack below for a full job description and person specification.
*This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the post holder is a committed Christian under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010. All applicants must be committed to the aims, ethos and values of Urban Saints.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.