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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.
You will be responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective running of our three respite homes providing our wrap-round services:
- Stress busting Residential Respite Breaks, giving young carers the opportunity to make happy memories.
- Three- week SEAL education booster program including a four-day residential stay at Honeypot, to help young carers who struggle to progress in school due to poor confidence and self- belief that they can learn, to find the confidence that they can succeed in education.
- Wellbeing grants, for essential items no child should lack, such as a clean bed, or new school clothes.
- Face to face outreach including memory making days out at the beach, countryside, or fun park for young carers who never get this experience.
- Pastoral Care promoting the welfare of children and ensuring their needs are being met.
- Healthy Eating and Nutrition, for children who receive free school meals during term time but resort to sugary drinks and snacks during school holidays. Honeypot helps children to perfect a healthy signature dish and provides funds for the ingredients.
- Urgent Pastoral Care, for young carers and their families, who are struggling to cope.
As Operations Director you will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team with the responsibility of developing and embedding the new 3-year plan and the Charity’s values, ensuring service delivery supports the overall business strategy and plans of Honeypot, whilst meeting budget guidelines.
Please see the JD for full details.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus is excited to be supporting Working Options in Education in the search for a Head of Partnerships to lead their growing income generation team during a time of rapid growth.
Working Options is an employability and life skills charity that has been helping young people to aim high and fulfil their potential since 2010. With an incredible Career Pathways Programme, delivered by industry volunteers to young people in schools, colleges, industry settings and online, they support them to identify and pursue their career options.
As the Head of Partnerships, you will be responsible for overseeing and implementing fundraising strategy to grow income for the organisation, as it dramatically expands its work. This role will have a particular focus on building new long-term relationships with corporate partners and trust and foundations. Line managing the Events and Partnerships Coordinator and working closely with the engaged Chief Executive, this role will have support to deliver income generation strategy and build new and upon existing relationships.
To be successful as the Head of Partnerships, you will have proven experience in income generation and within corporate and trusts and foundations fundraising. This person will be the most senior fundraiser and will be confident in implementing and developing fundraising strategy to achieve income generation growth. You will be comfortable building longstanding relationships with both donors and internal stakeholders. This person will also be passionate about empowering young people in the UK to achieve their potential.
This role is a full-time permanent position that will be remote with occasional funded travel for meetings. The role also offers a salary of £50,000.
Prospectus and Working Options are invested in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply. If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Rhiannon Mehta at Prospectus.
If you are interested in applying to this Head of Partnerships position, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You’ll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
This 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.
About the PKD Charity
Founded in 2000, we’re the first and only UK charity solely dedicated to improving the lives of an estimated 70,000 individuals and their families affected by polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in the UK.
PKD is a range of life-threatening inherited conditions that can cause kidney failure and affect other organs in the body such as the liver, brain, heart and bowels. Most people with PKD live with an uncertain prognosis, intermittent pain and infections, and then have to undergo life-saving dialysis or transplant in their 50s. A few babies have a rare form of PKD which results in death during pregnancy or shortly after birth; the surviving children often have to have either a kidney or liver transplant before the age of 10.
We provide reliable, accredited information, advice and personalised support. We raise awareness of the burden of PKD, both clinical and psychosocial. We fund research aimed at understanding more about PKD and the discovery of therapies that will improve quality and longevity of life.
We are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone and encourage applications from all sections of the community.
About the role
The role will be joining the small, committed team at the PKD Charity and presents an exciting opportunity for someone to play a key role in helping make a significant difference to people affected by polycystic kidney disease.
You will be responsible for developing and delivery the fundraising strategy and meeting income targets across various income streams including Community and Events, Corporate, Individual Giving, Legacies and Major Donor fundraising.
We are looking for a committed, highly motivated and creative fundraiser who is confident and excited about working across all areas of fundraising and generating income for a small national charity. As the sole fundraiser at the charity, you will be comfortable working independently.
- Lead on the development and implementation of our fundraising strategy which will maximise income generation from a range of sources including Community and Events, Individual Giving, Legacies, Commemorative Giving, Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising.
- Monitor and evaluate the success of all communications and fundraising activity and to use this learning to inform and shape the future of our activity in this area throughout the organisation.
Community and Events Fundraising
- Market and recruit for a programme of national sports and challenge events including the London Marathon and Great North Run. Supporting our participants to achieve their fundraising targets
- Develop and deliver new and existing fundraising events and activities that will engage with the PKD Charity community.
- Secure new income from community audiences through referrals and introductions from existing supporters and sourcing of new funders within the community, including businesses, social groups, clubs and societies, religious groups and schools.
- Recruit, manage, and develop a network of volunteers to support fundraising activities in communities around the UK and help raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease and the charity.
- Manage the ongoing development and implementation of a regular giving strategy, to maximise unrestricted income, recruit new regular givers and reduce attrition rates.
- Work with the team to support the recently launched legacy fundraising and commemorative giving strategy, to maximise income.
Corporate and Major Donor
- Lead on the cultivation and stewardship of supporters, including the account management of partnerships with businesses.
- Work closely with the Chief Executive to develop relationships with major donors and support the development of a major donor programme.
- Ensure that the organisational CRM database usage is optimised to facilitate major donor fundraising.
- Work with other organisations to maximise joint fundraising opportunities.
- Develop and manage the fundraising budget, ensuring efficient allocation of resources
- Create and maintain income pipelines aligned to income targets, prepare reports and contribute to monthly management information.
- Oversee the development and maintenance of the organisation’s supporter CRM database, ensuring efficient and appropriate data capture and data analysis for the purposes of effective stewardship, fundraising and communications
- Record and acknowledge donations appropriately
- Assist with the organisation of PKD Charity support events when required.
- Lead on the creation and ordering of fundraising materials and resources
- Ensure ethical, best practice and compliant fundraising activities; stay up to speed with best practice within fundraising and the charity sector; identify areas of compliance, new areas of opportunity and innovation within the sector
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.