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We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate person to design and implement our philanthropy programme. This is an exciting new role for someone to prospect, manage and develop opportunities with new supporters and impact the charity's ambitious five-year strategy. You will:
- Identify and manage a portfolio of prospects to ensure effective cultivation and stewardship of donors and prospects for new sources of funding.
- Recruit and implement a Solving Kids’ Cancer Development Board made up of volunteer leaders dedicated to raising the charity’s profile.
- Develop and implement a legacy strategy for the charity.
- Play a vital role in the delivery of the Fundraising and Communications Strategy by maximising income and raising awareness, and the charity’s strategic priorities.
For more information on the role and what we do, read the attached Job Pack.
What we offer
- 32 days holiday, bank holidays included
- 5% employer pension scheme contribution
- Access to 24/7 confidential helplines for counselling and legal and tax advice
- Wellbeing check-ins with manager and optional Wellbeing Action Plan
- Participation in staff surveys for the opportunity to anonymously feedback experiences
- Regular opportunities to meet in person as departments and the full team
- Training opportunities – we care about our staff and volunteers and encourage opportunities for professional development
- A child-centred charity with a passionate and dedicated team
Applying to join our team
If you would like to apply please complete and submit an Application Form highlighting your suitability for the position in the Supporting Statement. Please do not send a CV or Cover Letter. If you would like an informal conversation with Anne, Head of Fundraising & Comms, prior to applying to this role, you can email her directly - her details are in the job pack.
We would also ask you to complete and return the attached diversity monitoring form. The information contained in the questionnaire will be treated as confidential and will be used by us to monitor and drive our work towards diversity and inclusion commitments.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
If there are any adjustments that would help you to engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice is underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance and best safeguarding practices. All of our roles require a basic criminal record check.
Interviews will take place w/c 18 July July via Microsoft Teams.
If you need any additional help with the interview stage, please let us know what you need.
Shortlisted candidates will meet a panel comprising Anne Denman - Head of Fundraising and Communications, Anna Austin - Relationship Manager, and Gail Jackson - Chief Executive Officer.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
BASIC promotes meaningful dialogue amongst governments and experts in order to build international trust, reduce nuclear risks, and advance disarmament. We envision a world that uses cooperative measures, rather than the threat or use of force, to achieve peace and security. This world will be achieved by taking steps that promote mutual security at the international, regional, national, and individual levels, and sustained through resilient international norms and law.
The Programme Assistant is a highly-motivated early career expert who has a strong sense of affinity with our mission and who has longer term career ambitions to work in disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation. They will have mastered the core professional skills around drafting, research, speaking and organisation and will be comfortable working as part of a close-knit and friendly team. They will be familiar with the general working of a think tank or research institute and show initiative when identifying and completing tasks but are still largely in a supporting role, being closely supervised by a Policy Fellow or Programme Manager.
Can independently take charge of end-to-end organisation of events: first drafts of participant lists, first draft of invitation text, sending all invitations and keeping track of RSVPs; arranging any necessary travel arrangements, room bookings, catering etc independently; has a good knowledge of all the tasks that are needed for events management and can keep track of them themselves.
Confident drafter who can independently transform event notes into a roundtable report; good research skills.
Strong proofreading skills, can provide feedback to colleagues, including senior colleagues.
- Educated to Master’s level
- 2-4 years of work experience in a think tank, research institute, NGO, foundation or government working on international security issues
- Passion and commitment to our organisational mission of promoting dialogue to advance global security
- Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders from a variety of professional and cultural backgrounds and with broad variations in seniority and function
- Excellent analytical and methodological skills, and an organised approach to research
- Well-developed interpersonal skills, including evidence of working successfully as part of a team
- Experience organising policy roundtables and workshops, international travel
- Willingness to travel internationally when required
- Strong organisational skills and an eye for detail
Please include a CV, cover letter and two writing samples in your application.
Interviews: week commencing 25th July 2022 - it is expected that you will be available to interview during the week.
Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have not been successful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This varied role works across the Programme and Development teams within Cause4. The role will involve managing a client portfolio, building relationships with, and providing expertise to clients, whilst also taking responsibility for the marketing and administration of key programmes, including Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy and Heritage Compass.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Cause4 as a Programmes and Development Coordinator, giving you an in-depth insight into the charity sector, spearheading your career in the charity sector or in consultancy practice.
This role will enable you to develop broad expertise across a range of areas, whilst working towards a specialism of your choice (such as marketing, fundraising or programme management) from year two onwards through additional training and support.
As a Coordinator you will gain first-hand experience of Cause4’s entrepreneurial fundraising and programme delivery on behalf of charities, philanthropists, and social enterprises.
Your initial role will be to support the team in the administration of our programmes, including event management, marketing and communications, evaluation, project delivery, budget management, and sales. You will also work alongside the development team to support a range of charities in areas of fundraising, strategy, and marketing.
Key responsibilities will include:
Supporting the team in the delivery of our programmes to achieve the outputs and outcomes agreed with our funders.
Supporting with event management both online and face to face, including providing technical support to participants on platforms for online training and providing excellent customer service.
Running the administration of courses and public-facing activities including preparing course materials, analysing feedback, and liaising with charity representatives and course participants.
Managing the day-to-day communications of our programmes, including the delivery of marketing campaigns, participant communications and audience development research.
Conducting research into Trusts and Foundations, corporates, and individuals to establish relevant background information and potential for receiving approaches for funding.
Supporting the preparation of client strategy documents, using sources of information provided and through conducting desk research.
Developing a full understanding of individual profiles of specific clients within the portfolio of Cause4 and use this to help develop Cases for Support and other funding documents.
Drafting documents and producing statistics and figures for inclusion in client documents, together with sets of measurable outcomes and evaluation methods.
Producing corporate sponsorship presentations and individual collateral documents with support from Senior Management and other colleagues.
Cause4 is a fast-paced agency environment with an opportunity to support the charity sector and further develop your own skills and knowledge. We are looking for an ambitious individual with an interest in a future leadership role in the arts, charity or enterprise sector.
Cause4 is a Gold Award holder for Investors in People and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Our definition of diversity encompasses responding to issues around race, ethnicity, faith, disability, age, gender, sexuality, class and economic disadvantage.
To apply, please sent your CV, a Cover Letter (no more than 2 pages), and an equal opportunity monitoring form to Annie Jarvis by 25th July 2022. If you have any questions prior to applying please do get in touch with Annie directly.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Programme Manager is a new, strategic role tasked with delivering Project 32 outcomes.
Project ’32 is a programme of Activities designed to
Ø Effect renewal and growth in the congregations of the Moravian Church
Ø Strengthen the capacity of the Moravian Church to undertake new areas of mission and outreach, with particular focus on the youth and children
Ø Improve and sustain the financial position of the British Province
Duties & Responsibility of the Programme Manager
Define the set of strategies to realise the project outcomes
Responsibility for the delivery of Project 32 outcomes
Responsibility for communication about and promotion of Project 32
Develop and Manage Project 32 FB Page
Prepare reports for the Project 32 Implementation Committee
Supervise the Director of Stewardship, the Director of Evangelism and volunteers who will be
involved in the project
Liaise with congregations, ministers and church bodies that have an interest in the delivery
and outcomes of the Project
Maintain a proper system of record keeping, monitoring and evaluation
Recruit and deploy volunteers for when needed
Implement volunteer training if necessary
To develop and manage the Project 32 annual budgets and provide reports and updates for the Project Implementation Committee
To ensure the achievement of the project outcomes within specified time frame
Have a proper system of record keeping and monitoring and evaluation in place.
Manage cost vs Budget and review this on a regular basis in line with budgets
Undertake other duties deemed necessary by the Project 32 Implementation Committee
The Moravian Church
The Moravian Church is a worldwide, welcoming, witnessing, evangelical church, with a strong heritage of ecumenical engagement. Established in 1457, the communion has pioneered education and development ventures in the twenty-four provinces in Europe, USA, Caribbean, Central Africa and Central America, as well as emerging Provinces in South American and Asia.
The British Province
The Moravian Church in the British Province is one of the oldest Provinces of the Moravian Unity. Its work is represented through activities in 30 local congregations, organised in 6 districts in England and Northern Ireland, a school that educates children and young people from Early Years to Year 13, an Archive and an extensive property portfolio, which include settlements at Fairfield, Fulneck, Gomersal, Gracehill, Ockbrook and Wellhouse, In addition, the Province oversees the work of the Moravian Church in India, Nepal, and supports the Moravian Church in Western Tanzania on behalf of the world wide Moravian Unity.
Helpforce are currently seeking a Programme Manager to lead programmes that support health and care organisations to develop and scale-up innovative volunteer-led solutions. With a detailed understanding of the Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) sectors, you will play a key role in facilitating greater collaboration between VCSE & Statutory providers (NHS Trusts, Primary Care, Local Councils) with a focus on services that are delivered in the community.
Working with the Director of Volunteering you will ensure the programme is impactful and evidence-based. This work is done by identifying the vision, scope and resources to accelerate the growth and impact of volunteering in health and care.
Increasingly as Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) come into being, NHS Trusts need to develop their roles as anchor organisations in the local communities in which they are based. Supporting them to do this is a critical part of the PM role.
Working more effectively with volunteers and the voluntary sector is a key aspect for how Trusts will successfully play their role as anchor organisations. As a Helpforce PM you will need to understand the different pressures that these different organisations are facing. You will be skilled at brokering relationships between these different partners so that they can effectively collaborate around how volunteers can be a key enabler or catalyst for helping build more effective collaboration at a community level. Collaboration that will build stronger, healthier, more resilient communities. Communities that ultimately can be shown to place less pressure on already stretched statutory services.
PM’s are involved in delivering a spectrum of support from helping an organisation set up a single volunteering role/ initiative through to more complex programmes of work such as the implementation of an integrated pathway of volunteering services which takes volunteering right into the heart of an organisation, challenging stakeholders perceptions of what volunteering can achieve.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage multiple programmes in line with strategic goals, milestones and budget.
- Facilitating, coaching and enabling health and care stakeholders to accelerate the growth of volunteering.
- Facilitate relationship building between statutory and VCSE partners through identifying shared needs and priorities.
- Expand and seek product development opportunities to grow the programme and the organisation’s assets.
- Co-produce innovative solutions with the team and with other health and care organisations.
- Support the management and development of networks that increase and promote accelerating the growth and impact of volunteering.
- Consult, collaborate and promote Helpforce’s programmes with external organisations.
- Completion of additional project work as required.
- Engagement with major stakeholders, funders, partner organisations and experts.
- Educated to Degree level or equivalent
Knowledge & Skills required
- Leading/facilitating of meetings/ workshops evidence of co-design experience and strong collaboration skills
- Creativity to develop engaging materials as part of developing service products
- Very comfortable using digital tools - this is key to how we work, you will be using tools such as Google Suite & Salesforce CRM regularly
- Ability to build relationships which are critical in securing the strategic objectives of the business
- Excellent communication and presentation skills and an ability to engage successfully with a wide range of people at all levels within the organisation
- Strong organisation and time management skills
- Product development lifecycle
- Experience of working in voluntary & community settings and able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of the role of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations in building healthier communities that place less pressure on statutory health and care providers
- Managing relationships and stakeholders up to a senior executive level
- Managing products and services through a design cycle.
- Leading on, working collaboratively with and engage colleagues, partners and stakeholders.
- Consulting/coaching clients to enable them to solve/ improve business/ service issues/troubleshooting
- Leading and managing complex programmes/projects
- Qualification in Prince2 or equivalent(MSP); Scrum Product Owner Certification; Coaching/Professional Consulting qualification; Leadership qualification desirable.
Face to face interviews will take place in London on July 13th. The role is based remotely, travel to London once a month for team meetings is essential.
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 PA
Carers NI has a fantastic new opportunity to lead and manage our new Advocacy and Voice Project. You’ll establish forums, organise events and provide support to empower carers from across NI, from a diversity of backgrounds, to have their voices heard, and their lived experiences brought, to the heart of government and the Assembly. You will also be a key member of the Carers NI policy team, contributing to analysis of policy and strategy, developing research, co-ordinating engagement with partners, supporting campaigns and representing Carers NI nationally and locally.
Home based / flexible / remote with the possibility of future hybrid working
Full-time (secondments will be considered) / fixed-term for one year with potential extension if funding becomes available
This role requires a broad range of skills in engaging with others and communicating at all levels. You will have excellent written and verbal communication, presentation skills, self-motivation and attention to detail. You will have an understanding of the issues facing unpaid carers and their families and of the current Northern Ireland political system.
The role will particularly suit a proactive individual who enjoys working with people and creating successful networks, can multi task and who can represent the charity to partners across all sectors, civil servants and politicians.
In return, we can offer you a rewarding role where you can make a real difference to the lives of unpaid carers in Northern Ireland.
Diversity and inclusion
Carers UK is committed to becoming a diverse and truly inclusive organisation. We strive to create a workplace where our colleagues and volunteers can truly be themselves and feel like they belong and constantly seek to ensure all voices are heard.
To embrace this culture of diversity, our employee and volunteer recruitment should reflect our stakeholders and the society that we serve and support, regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, disabilities or religious practices. We value individual diversity and are actively building diverse teams here at Carers UK and value our colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds.
As a membership charity for carers, we particularly seek employees and volunteers with a real understanding of the issues faced by carers. Reasonable adjustments can be made to the process and role dependent on the needs of the applicant.
At Carers UK we want our application process to be as accessible as possible. If you need any adjustments to apply please email the recruitment team to discuss.
The closing date for applications is 12pm Wednesday 20 July 2022
Interview dates currently scheduled for w/c 25 July 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Seven voluntary organisations have formed a partnership to create a county-wide Hospital Discharge and Community Navigation Service. This new service will be delivered through locality teams that understand their local populations, and support people to return home from hospital or to access community-based support to improve their wellbeing. The partnership is funded by Hertfordshire County Council and Clinical Commissioning Groups to deliver the following outcomes:
• Reduced hospital admissions;
• Reduced GP visits;
• Reduced reliance on home care providers;
• Reduced social isolation;
• Improved health and wellbeing.
It is believed that Hertfordshire have circa 28,000 veterans with over 3,000 of these having known severe disabilities (physical and mental). Locally there is the permanent joint headquarters of the British Armed Forces at the Northwood Headquarters located in Eastbury, Hertfordshire with over 2,000 service personnel and their families. Along with reservist units across Hertfordshire.
Purpose of the Veteran Admin Assistant Position
- This role will provide administrative support to the Armed Forces Community Single Point Of Contact and the Veteran Link Worker across Hertfordshire and West Essex. The post holder will be expected to be highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to provide and coordinate administrative and secretarial services; including for example, the preparation of agendas and minutes, taking appropriate follow-up action as required. Supporting the AFC team with the management of projects, gathering information and undertaking enquires as and when is necessary for the head of department, teams and the department. The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager. The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the Department and the Organisation.
- Responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of organisational safeguarding policies and practice, ensuring that Catch22 adheres to statutory safeguarding practices across all the local authorities that it operates in.
- Responsible for the development and setting of strategic direction for Safeguarding, responsible for the implementation of the organisational Safeguarding strategy.
- Produce an annual safeguarding strategy and regularly report to the Board on progress.
- Be the subject matter expert on Safeguarding:
- Use specialist knowledge to inform and advise the directors and others to understand, lead and deliver the Safeguarding strategy.
- Enable teams across Catch22 to work to safeguarding objectives in line with overarching strategic objectives.
- Inform business decision around bids, acquisitions, and service developments from a safeguarding perspective
- Create a risk based approach to safeguarding, considering legal, regulatory, policy and external best practice, escalating risks and updating existing policies where needed.
- Work with wider Catch22 Departments to create organisational safeguarding projects and initiatives that deliver the strategy, supporting appropriate business cases and budgets for effective implementation.
- Provide guidance and support to the People team and directors in relation to case management, ensuring procedures for reporting are followed and acting as Catch22 representative in the reporting of incidents to other agencies/external bodies.
- Acting as the Catch22 Safeguarding point of contact for external bodies such as the Charities Commission, LADO, Prevent and DBS, attending meetings and updating on procedural changes and compliance audits as required.
- Develop, implement, and monitor the organisational safeguarding risk register and develop a set of metrics to measure the effectiveness of safeguarding practice. Work alongside the Data and Insights Team to analyse this information to create insights that inform the future direction of safeguarding at Catch22.
- Develop and maintain external networks and contacts to enable organisational benchmarking and ensure development of best practice.
- Manage stakeholder relationships including the Chair of the Trustees, nominated Trustee for Safeguarding, Chief Executive, Senior Leadership Team, HR Business Partners, coaching on safeguarding leadership and reporting on progress against strategy and performance as required.
- Ensure appropriate governance arrangements are in place to ensure the golden thread of effective safeguarding practice flows from front line work to the role of the Board of Trustees.
- Leadership and line management of the safeguarding team and effective joint working with other corporate and operational teams.
- Educated to degree level
- A relevant professional qualification in safeguarding field
Hours: Full Time, 37 Hours per week
Salary: £50,000.00 - £52,000.00 per annum
Place of work: Home Working – Nationwide
Reports to: Director of Young People and Families
Level of screening: Enhanced DBS
Catch22 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.
At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Eczema Outreach Support offer one-to-one support on the phone, a range of specialist resources, children's clubs, school workshops and resources and opportunities for families to connect with each other. We also raise awareness about the impact eczema has on families’ lives and support eczema-related research.
Our eczema workshop programme for Primary Schools has proved extremely successful and has helped to raise awareness of eczema in schools, build the confidence of children with the condition and reduce instances of bullying.
We are looking to recruit sessional workshop tutors to deliver online and face-to-face school workshops across the UK. Face-to-face workshops will be offered to schools where we have staff within a reasonable travel distance. Travel areas will be discussed on appointment. School workshops are around one hour in length; the salary reflects preparation and delivery time. Full training will be provided.
- Attend online sessional worker induction training
- Attend and input into ongoing training sessions, including safeguarding and equality, diversity and inclusion
- School Workshop Preparation and Delivery
- Become familiar with the content and purpose of the school workshops
- Prepare any materials required for workshops
- Deliver school workshops online or in person
- Evaluation of Programme
- Support the monitoring and evaluation of school workshops
- Take part in the review and evaluation of the overall workshop programme
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Salary - £37,300 - £40,248 + up to £5,000 accountancy allowance
The Government Property Agency is changing the way the Civil Service works and is at the forefront of Government's transformation agenda; reshaping the relationship civil servants have with their place of work. The Agency is central to the delivery of key Government policies including moving 22,000 Civil Service roles out of London by 2030 and tackling climate change by contributing to the Net Zero agenda. To do this we are delivering a major change programme across the UK and consolidating our portfolio in order to save £1.4 Bn over 10 years.
Beyond the bricks and mortar, the GPA is about providing great workplaces for our people. Through programmes like Hubs, Whitehall Campus and Smart Working you will be in the vanguard of creating model working environments and promoting flexible working practices. The postholder can be based at any of the GPA locations with Finance presence outside London with offices in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newport, Norwich, Nottingham and Swindon.
The Assistant Finance Business Partner (Property) will be a pivotal point of contact as finance support for the Property Directorate in the GPA. They will monitor expenditure and income, investigate variances, contribute to business cases and play a key role in monthly reporting and annual budget setting. This post reports into the Finance Business Partner and will have a wide network of customers across the Directorate they support. The post holder will contribute to GPA developing a culture of strong financial management.
The responsibilities of the Assistant Finance Business Partner will include
- Working with GPA’s outsourced Property Partner to:
- Ensure that the financial accounting for the GPA property estate is accurate.
- Monitor income and expenditure and investigate variances.
- Support maintenance of the property general ledger.
- Support delivery timely and accurate financial reporting.
- Commercial Acumen -Awareness & understanding of commercial drivers, risks and financial expenditure and income, ability & knowledge to manage finances, contracts, commercial relationships to secure benefits for GPA, it’s clients and customer.
- Establish and maintain good relationships across the relevant Directorate and the wider GPA Finance function
- Maintain monthly financial forecasts and accruals, and support quarterly reviews
- Support the delivery of accurate financial data in a timely manner to enable effective decision making
- Provide advice on correct financial treatment of income and expenditure and PO’s.
- Ensure correct financial governance and stewardship of projects and programmes
- Play an active role as a member of the wider finance team, contributing expertise in the development of strategies, proposals and ways of working
- Assist in Budget profiling and monthly forecasting
- Analysing expenditure and providing commentary against budget and forecast and ensuring income recovered
- Management accounts preparation and provision of board slides
- Identifying and reporting on financial risk to GPA
- Liaising with auditors
- Ensuring robust financial reporting across projects
- Business Partnering with non-finance managers in order to develop processes and the understanding of financial requirements
- Contribute to and provide advice on business cases
- Developing financial systems alongside others to make processes more user friendly, efficient, effective and robust.
Key Skills & Experience
- Qualified or part-qualified accountant
- Experience of property accounting preferred but not essential
- A good level of financial reporting experience
- Strong attention to detail and ability to analyse and interpret significant amounts of financial data
- Ability to communicate complex matters to a non-financial audience
- Ability to work well as part of a geographically dispersed team
- Strong focus on delivering an excellent service to customers
- Strong organisational skills to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
- Strong Microsoft Excel skill
For more information, please apply using the link, or contact Michael Swinburn or Jack White at our retained search agent, Robertson Bell.
About Urban Synergy
Urban Synergy is an award-winning youth empowerment charity, founded in 2007 with the mission to inspire, guide, and ignite the ambitions of young people.
Our approach focuses on early support, to build confidence and show young people aged 9-24 years of age from underrepresented communities what’s possible. That’s why we connect them with aspirational - yet relatable - role models and mentors, as well as industry-leading companies.
Understanding that every young person, their circumstance, and their dreams are unique, we tailor our school programmes, mentoring, and work experience opportunities to help them reach their individual potential.
With the collaboration of our valued partners, we are building an equitable world where everyone, regardless of their background, is empowered to write their own future.
Expenses and Refunds
Cash flow reporting/ budgeting/ reforecasting
VAT reconciliations (possibly in the future)
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and clients.
PQ CIMA/ACCA or Equivalent.
Pivot Tables & VLookups.
Management accounts experience incorporating reporting, budgets, etc.
Previous Payroll reconciliation.
Experience/knowledge of VAT.
QuickBooks accounting software experience/knowledge.
Equal opportunities statement
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Criminal records check
This post is subject to DBS – Disclosures and barring service checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is a membership organisation and the professional voice of the UK Fire and Rescue service.
Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, NFCC has engaged closely with Government and other key stakeholders on improvements to building safety regulations. Our Protection Policy and Reform Unit (PPRU) provides the link between fire and rescue services and Government by representing the collective views and expert technical advice of fire and rescue services.
Within the PPRU, the Policy and Partnerships team leads on policy and communications on fire protection and building safety matters. We work closely with technical fire safety and subject matter experts across the PPRU.
What you will be doing
You will support the Communications Manager in delivering a programme of effective and meaningful communications on fire protection and building safety matters, in line with the PPRU Communications Strategy.
Your role will focus on:
Planning, sourcing content, writing, editing, and issuing the fortnightly communications newsletter, and contributing to other NFCC newsletters.
Proactively monitoring external media, social media, political and stakeholder developments, and sharing relevant updates and summaries with the team.
Planning and delivering webinars and face-to-face workshops, forums, roundtables, and other engagement activities.
Providing communications support on key projects and workstreams, e.g. drafting website copy, press releases, social media posts, and external letters.
Helping to develop and maintain key communications and stakeholder tools and trackers.
Who are we looking for?
We’re looking for a creative communications and engagement professional with a flair for writing and a keen eye for detail.
Our work involves communicating technical and regulatory information to a wide range of audiences, so you should have the ability to translate complex information into accessible plain English.
You will be an effective organiser, with great planning skills and some experience in organising events.
You’ll be digitally savvy, with experience in social media, writing online content, and in using newsletter software (or other web-based marketing automation service). Some experience in using desktop publishing and/or video editing is also desirable.
Our work is fast paced, so you’ll be accustomed to working to tight deadlines driven by political and media developments. You’ll be effective at managing and prioritising your own workload.
You’ll have some political awareness and understanding of how Parliament works, which will be key for monitoring media and political developments.
We work closely as a team, and with colleagues across the NFCC, so you will be collaborative in your approach.
What you can expect from us
We’re a people-centred organisation, focussed on creating a positive and engaging working environment for all our team members.
Wellbeing, reward, recognition and personal development are not just words we talk about, we put them into action daily.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Assistant Management Accountant
We now have a number of exciting opportunities for flexible and proactive individuals to join the charity’s 20+ strong Finance Department.
Position: Assistant Management Accountant
Location: Working principally from home, flexibility will be required for occasional onsite working in Devon, currently estimated to be 1-2 days per week
Hours: Full-time (part-time considered - minimum 21 hours per week)
Salary: £30,000 per annum, plus study support
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.
Closing Date: Sunday 10 July 2022.
As Assistant Management Accountant in either the Equine Operations and Resources area or the Income and Marketing Communications area (including commercial operations), you will provide support to cost centre managers, together with comprehensive analysis of income/expenditure and will be responsible for monthly accruals and prepayments.
Principal duties and responsibilities within this multifunctional and rewarding role will include the following:
- Assisting in the production of the monthly management accounts, including accruals and prepayments, and writing variance commentary for dedicated cost centres
- Providing a finance business partnering service, giving advice and support to cost centre managers including training and coaching on all aspects of quarterly reforecasting and monthly reporting
- The collation and analysis of high volumes of complex data, interpreting trends and variances from budgets and forecasts
- The provision of high-quality management accounting data
- Management of the General Ledger and Project Ledger
Please note: a generous study support package including both cost and time elements will be offered.
With strong communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills, the Assistant Management Accountant will ensure that strong relationships are developed and maintained with operational managers and their teams, improving the impact and understanding of financial reporting on charity performance and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
You will have:
- AAT or part qualified CIMA is preferred, although QBE will also be considered
- Experience in a management accounting/finance business partner role
- Experience of a computerised accounting system
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel, including some experience of dealing with high volumes of data
Knowledge of Open Accounts software, experience of budgeting and forecasting and experience of playing a key role in projects are desirable.
The charity offers a working environment second to none. Based in Sidmouth in East Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – the offices are located in a glorious setting overlooking the sea, there is a staff wellbeing programme and the organisations initiatives have received a royal seal of approval (recently highly commended in the 2021 Princess Anne Training Awards for the response to Covid-19), and the hundreds of resident donkeys – some literally a few yards from your office – will always be pleased to see you!
About the Organisation
The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.
You may have experience in areas such as Management Accountant, Accountant, Senior Management Accountant, Junior Management Accountant, Lead Management Accountant, Project Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Finance, Finance Controller, Finance Manager, Business Accountant, Finance Manager, Finance Director, Head of Finance, Business Accountant, Accountant, CCAB, Financial Controller, Financial Control, CFO. ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA.
Hope and Homes for Children is looking for a Regional Response Project Coordinator - Ukraine to join our Global Programmes team.
About the role
As our Regional Response Project Co-ordinator for the Ukraine crisis, you will be responsible for working with local and central teams to co-ordinate the development and monitoring of our regional response plan, and for developing and orchestrating the delivery and sharing of relevant, timely, curated information to meet the needs of all parts of the organisation. You will be the lynchpin between our country and central teams, facilitating seamless, integrated working.
You will be highly collaborative, adept at building effective working relationships and with experience of complex project co-ordination and knowledge management. An excellent communicator, you will also have a good eye for detail and an ability to deliver to high standards under time pressure.
You will join a brave, can-do organisation and do work that matters day in, day out. You will be encouraged to think and act big, and you will be mandated and supported to make things happen. You will work with dedicated, passionate champions who take bold steps to inspire change.
If you believe every child belongs in a family then join us, as we consign orphanages to history.
Flexible within the UK, with a requirement for occasional travel to our Salisbury or London offices, and for occasional travel within Europe.
To apply, please upload your CV and a brief cover letter (500 words max) which briefly summarises your career, how you meet the person specification and why you’d like this role.
Please note, if your application does not include a cover letter replying to the above questions it will not be considered.
The final date for applications is 7th July 2022 so please get in touch if you have the right skills, experience and passion for our cause.
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 37.5 hours, with flexibility, as we have generous flexible and home working practises.
Salary: £35,000-£40,000 gross per annum
You may also have experience in the following: Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Project Administrator, Programme Coordinator, Programme Assistant, Programme Administrator, Junior Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Junior Programme Manager, Assistant Programme Manager, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.
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This is a wonderful health charity who are looking for a new Social Media Assistant to join their team for an initial 4-month contract.
- Manage company social media channels, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other relevant platforms
- Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
- Create dynamic written, graphic, and video content
- Create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company sites, and encourages audience participation
- Assists social media management with large projects, events, and community management
- Works as part of a team to develop large social media campaigns
- Demonstratable experience working in a similar role
- Good understanding and knowledge of social media platforms
- Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
- Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes.
What's on offer:
This a full-time role offering a salary of £100-£110 PAYE a day. The role offers flexible working either being completely remote or hybrid option in the organisations central London location.
Please apply today so as not to miss out!
We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.