Senior Events Officer Jobs in Liverpool
Senior Philanthropy Officer
Salary: c£36,300 per annum (plus Inner London Allowance £3,333 if applicable).
Location: Flexible Hybrid or Remote. (If remote, most of our major donors are based in London, so travel to London as needed for meetings and events will be a requirement of the role).
Contract / Hours: Permanent - Full-Time - 35 hours per week.
Benefits: 29 days annual leave pro rata PLUS bank holidays, excellent training and development opportunities, flexible maternity, adoption, and paternity packages, up to 7% employer contribution pension, discount portal with your favourite brands.
Closing Date: Friday 8th December 2023, due to the volume of anticipated applications, we can close the vacancy before the closing date, so please do apply as soon as possible.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis throughout December 2023.
Why Action for Children?
At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 765,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard and we campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.
It's an exciting time to join the Philanthropy team at Action for Children, and we are looking for collaborative, energised and forward-thinking individuals to join our ambitious team of fundraising professionals.
Working here is so much more than a job. It's an investment of time to truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and families across the UK.
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. Given this and our ongoing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, we encourage applications from everyone. We value and celebrate the diversity of those that work with us and as an inclusive workplace we want all our current and future staff to feel able to be themselves in the workplace.
If you're interested in finding out more, click apply and visit our careers portal for more information.
A bit about the role
Action for Children aims to deliver substantial growth from our high value audience over the next five years, with the Philanthropy and Trusts Team playing a vital role in achieving that ambition, working together with the Partnerships, Events and High Value Operations teams.
You will work to secure gifts from major donors and family foundations to deliver a wide range of organisational priority projects and services, also contributing to the development of the philanthropy pipeline to support the team's growth strategy.
We're looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrable experience of securing four and five figure gifts from major donors and family foundations.
For an informal chat about what the role will entail, you can contact Tania Salway, Philanthropy Manager, at to arrange a call.
How you'll help to create brighter futures
- Deliver an annual individual income target, focussing on securing 4- 6 figure donations from major donors and family foundations including reporting income against high standards of accountability.
- Initiate and develop long-term relationships with major donors and family foundations, to enable the delivery of challenging income targets.
- Develop and implement bespoke solicitation and stewardship plans for a portfolio of existing supporters and new prospects.
- Contribute to a communication and stewardship programme, seeking out opportunities to actively promote the impact of our work to current supporters and inspire future involvement.
- Collaborate with fundraising colleagues to track and report on prospecting activities, remaining supporter focussed and maximising opportunities to enrich and develop donor journeys.
- Take responsibility for ensuring that relationships with major donors and family foundations reach their full potential, and that the charity delivers on its commitment to funders.
- Work closely with the Philanthropy Manager, Trust Manager and Prospect Research Manager to identify and cultivate new prospects in line with departmental needs and to identify and translate project information into compelling fundraising and stewardship materials.
- Contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Philanthropy and Trusts team through annual planning and reporting processes, maintaining written and electronic records of donors, in compliance with data protection legislation.
Let's talk about you
- Excellent experience of working in Major Donor fundraising, making asks, and securing 4-5 figure gifts from major donor individuals and family foundations.
- Ability to manage a pool of prospects and donors, devising clear cultivation and stewardship plans with the aim of securing long term financial philanthropic support.
- Ability to deal with confidential matters and act with discretion.
- Ability to prioritise tasks and manage a busy workload, achieved through a flexible approach to work times.
- Excellent and adaptable communication e., written and verbal, with great interpersonal skills across a variety of media and formats.
- Excellent prospecting/ research skills, with knowledge and understanding of tax efficient giving in the UK.
- Established organisational, analytical skills and the ability to work independently, with initiative and creativity.
Please see the Job Description for the full list of accountabilities and requirements.
At Action for Children, we're dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace by actively encouraging applications from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic candidates and people with disabilities, as they are under-represented within Action for Children. We want to take deliberate and meaningful action to ensure fair opportunity to all groups in our communities and for AFC.
Don't meet every single requirement? If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we'd love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role, or another role within the Action for Children family.
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.
Senior Events Officer
We’re currently looking for an ambitious and driven individual to help take the charity’s Events to the next level.
If you are passionate about ending youth homelessness, then we would love to hear from you!
Position: Senior Events Officer
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £31,000 - £35,000 pa
Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 17th December 2023. Please note that shortlisting will be taking place on a rolling basis and the role may close early if a suitable candidate is found.
About the Role
You will play a vital part in supporting the events and fundraising team to meet and exceed income targets.
You’ll be key to evaluating, improving and growing the current events portfolio which includes challenge events and regional events and you will play a pivotal role in helping to test and shape the future of the charity’s Events.
Your principal responsibilities are to:
- Work alongside the team to achieve events fundraising targets
- Oversee and project manage selected mass participation, challenge and digital events
- Work with the team and supporters to continually improve customer and volunteer experience
- Using a variety of tools and techniques, both on and offline, to skilfully steward event participants and donors ensuring they raise as much money as possible
- Manage content and participants on all fundraising event platforms
- Advise on the development of the events portfolio-bringing new ideas and suggestions
- Effectively maintain event budgets where required
- Recruit and coordinate volunteers for events
- Evaluate events, devising new ways to encourage and incentivise attendee feedback
- Identify potential partners from event attendees and devise approach alongside the Partnerships Team to ramp up engagement
- Help with logistics for events put on by our corporate partners
- Work with the National Development team, to support with the delivery of Regional events.
We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience and success in both events and fundraising where the organisation can embellish your knowledge and skills further. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and ensure that partners, sponsors and events participants are engaged, appreciated and supported in their efforts to fundraise.
You will have:
- A track record of working in a busy events team and effectively managing a small portfolio of events or projects.
- Experience in stewarding supporters to meet and surpass fundraising targets.
- Experience of using online fundraising platforms and digital tools.
- Experience of engaging a wide range of supporters, inspiring individuals, graduates, apprentices and corporate partners.
- Proven ability to manage your own workload, manage conflicting deadlines and deliver on income targets.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire supporters and communicate the difference their support makes
It’s a really exciting time to be involved with an ambitious and growing organisation that’s committed to bringing the property sector together to create real social change.
You may have experience in other roles such as Events, Fundraising, Charity Events, Challenge Events, Challenge Fundraising Events, Events Officer, Fundraising Officer, Charity Events Officer, Challenge Events Officer, Challenge Fundraising Events Officer, Senior Events Officer, Senior Fundraising Events Officer, Senior Challenge Events Officer.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.
The Talent Set are delighted to be working with The Butterfly Conservation to find their next Senior Legacy Officer.
The charity offers a flexible working environment, with remote working, and an expectation to attend team meetings either in London or Dorset once per quarter. The current role is part time (22.2 hours/ 0.6 FTE).
Reporting into the Head of Philanthropy, you will develop, implement and market a legacy giving programme to raise awareness of the importance of legacy income to Butterfly Conservation and secure increased legacy pledges from members, supporters and the general public.
· Develop and organise ongoing promotion of legacy giving throughout all Butterfly Conservation communication channels to increase the numbers of enquiries about leaving a gift in will and legacy pledges.
· To plan and co-ordinate annual events to engage with prospective legacy donors and existing legacy pledgers to raise awareness of the importance of gifts in will and to thank for pledges given.
· Lead on the implementation and promotion of free wills campaigns per year to encourage increased legacy pledges and develop relationships with solicitors to help raise awareness of gifts in will. Look for new avenues to engage with potential donors which may or may not be known to the charity.
· Responsible for producing and distributing direct mail legacy campaigns to existing members and supporters to encourage new enquiries and pledges.
· Responsible for stewardship of legacy pledgers and providing acknowledgements and information to next of kin where appropriate.
· To increase the understanding of the importance of legacies throughout Butterfly Conservation and where possible inspire and engage with staff and volunteers to encourage greater understanding of the importance of this income stream.
· Liaise with the Finance team to advise on all potential legacy income to be received and keep the Finance Team updated on any developments or queries that need to be addressed. Support the Finance Team in contacting solicitors and executors about wills as requested.
· To produce legacy statistics and reports as required.
· Ensure Butterfly Conservation’s website is kept updated with current information regarding legacy giving, including review and update Wills Guide.
· Input to the content of the Legacy section of the Fundraising Strategy as required. Ongoing review and evaluation of all activity to make sure that it is being delivered to achieve the objectives in the Fundraising Strategy.
· Extensive experience of legacy fundraising and marketing.
· Experience of working with a voluntary environmental organisation.
· Experience of drafting correspondence and publicity materials.
· Experience of discussing legacies with members/supporters.
· Experience of databases, ideally supporter/ fundraising/ membership.
· Experience of segmenting and analysing data.
· Experience of event planning and management.
· Experience of dealing with suppliers and contractors especially print and design companies.
· Empathy with aims and objectives of Butterfly Conservation.
To be considered for this position please apply with your CV as soon as possible, regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.
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.
Seeking a Senior Network Officer. This role would suit someone with a background in membership, events and project management with an enthusiasm for engagement.
New Local is a think tank and network of councils and other organisations working to energise local government and improve public services. At the heart of our work is ‘community power’ - the belief that people should be given the means to transform the places where they live and the services they use. We believe this is key to sustainable, fairer public services and a better society for all.
We publish research on community power. We campaign for change. And we work directly with public and voluntary sector bodies to help them hand more power and resource over to communities.
In recent months, New Local’s direct work with councils and other bodies to turn the principle of community power into reality has grown considerably. We have also grown our membership and expanded the range of sessions we offer to members.
The role will require someone with the ability to support the complex logistical and administration tasks associated with our programmes to ensure they are run efficiently and to the very highest standards.
Your job will include:
- Event planning: Excite and engage our network by meticulously designing and delivering the format, content and logistics of our events and online sessions to be of maximum impact and value to them.
- Network building: Share the magic of our network, generate interest in our events and encourage participation. You will recognise the power of our data to improve our offer to members as well as to build our communications.
- Staying fresh: Keeping up to date with the latest developments affecting local government members, their efforts to transform public services and innovative approaches across the sector.
- Production and delivery: Be the on-the-day ‘producer’ for events and online sessions delivering a seamless experience ensuring our members have a smooth, enjoyable and interesting experience from start to finish.
- Working with stakeholders: Proactively and positively work with event stakeholders, including partners, sponsors, and other team members, before, during and after events/sessions to create a vibrant network of collaboration.
- Developing ideas: Along with the rest of the team you’ll help identify new opportunities to increase participation, draw in new councils and expand our work.
- And more... As part of a small, friendly and informal organisation you'll participate in other activities including attending external events, writing blog posts, supporting the delivery of New Local’s vision and ensuring that the organisation’s profile and reputation are maintained and enhanced.
Our ideal candidate will be:
- A warm connector, with experience of building strong, supportive relationships inside and outside teams.
- A natural collaborator, with knowledge of the benefits of peer-learning and network building.
- A developer and deliverer, who has experience of seeing through ideas from conception to completion.
- A systematic thinker, who understands the importance of an organised approach and excellent record-keeping.
- Enthusiastic for the potential of community power with a demonstrable interest in inclusion, participatory engagement and/or local government.
- Driven by achieving change, both in terms of improving our own work and achieving New Local’s broader political and societal goals.
- Above all... we’re looking for someone with an excellent work ethic, full of curiosity and diligence. Someone who will be optimistic, supportive and fun to work with, and never be afraid to pitch in with the rest of the team.
Location: New Local operates a highly flexible approach to work location and welcomes applications from across the UK.
New Local was founded in 1996. There is currently a team of 17 staff working on practice, research, communications, influencing and peer-learning with our network of over sixty councils and other partner organisations. New Local operates a ‘work anywhere’ policy but provides office space in the UK for those who require it. The Senior Network Officer role will sit in the Network and Events team but will work closely with other teams. The Senior Network Officer will report to the Head of Network.
We make every effort to live up to our four core values of being purposeful (i.e. focused on community power), adventurous, supportive towards colleagues and partners, and delivering excellence.
In addition to the advertised salary, we offer:
- A minimum of 27 days’ holiday a year and ten days holiday over Christmas/New Year
- Flexible working arrangements
- Regular training opportunities
- A number of other benefits listed in the job description.
For further details of the role and benefits on offer, please refer to the attachments. Full information about the role including the Senior Network Officer Job Description and Person Specification can also be found on the jobs page of the New Local website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 per annum + car allowance
Expiry date: 30 Dec 2023 23:59
Are you looking for a meaningful career? Would you like the opportunity to become a dedicated leader for our Day opportunities, helping individuals with learning disabilities live the best life possible?
We are looking for a Senior Day Opportunities Manager to lead our teams delivering the range of activity offerings across Hft Day Opportunities including Love 2 Meet U projects to enable adults with a learning disability to access appropriate outcomes-based community-based services that are Safe and Well Led.
Hft is a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We believe in a world where anyone with a learning disability can live within their community with all the choice and support they need to live the best life possible. We are looking for people who are naturally caring and compassionate and align with our values. Having a driving licence for this role is essential to travel extensively across all of Hft and where needed to stay away from home, work weekends and evenings.
- Car Allowance: £320 per month
- Annual Leave: 33 days (including 8 days statutory bank holidays)
- Continuous Training: Access to award winning training and development
- Wagestream: Allows you to flexibly access your pay throughout the month and utilise a range of financial support, through its dedicated app.
- Aviva Digicare + workplace: Access to wellbeing services including health checks, Digital GP and mental health support.
- TELUS health: A 24/service, completely confidential counselling and support platform and helpline that is free for all colleagues to use.
- Discounted mobile ‘phone contracts: As an Hft employee, you’ll be able to take advantage of Vodafone’s Employee Advantage programme, giving you up to 30% off.
- Care Friends: Employee referral app - earn money for referring your friends to work for Hft.
- Free life assurance: 3 x your annual salary
- Family friendly policies: term time only contracts, part time, annualised and compressed hours. Generous return to work bonus following maternity leave.
What will you be doing?
- be coaching, give direction, guidance and support to your teams.
- have operational line management of a dedicated team which includes Day Opportunity Managers (DOMs) and Deputy Day Opportunity Managers (DDOMs). In locations where size and complexity of the Day Opportunity service does not warrant a Manager a Deputy Manager will be in place within the structure and you will be required to have a more hands on role supporting the Deputy with, for example, verification of audits and with the management of people issues such as disciplinaries.
- support with the development of day opportunity policies and quality standards and be accountable for embedding a quality framework, applying strategy and delivering complex projects.
- network and exchange complex or sensitive information with senior leaders and Chief Officers in a way that shapes outcomes.
- help shape the strategic direction of the Care & Support Portfolio by putting agreed strategies into practice. You will be accountable for developing and communicating their strategy and performance plans which will support the successful delivery of day opportunities.
- help resolve the most complex care & support problems and issues. They will be required to be solutions focused and have a proactive approach to complaint resolution; and to analyse and interpret management information and policy, applying this collaboratively to resolve issues.
- be an accountable performance manager leading their team’s performance delivery against all operational KPIs and metrics and will be accountable for all day opportunity service delivery including referrals and growth including their team’s delivery of care & support which promotes dignity, wellbeing and independence and a person-centred culture.
- be build influential relationships with all colleagues and external contacts (such as Commissioners, Trustees, Donors and Partners). The SDOM will be required to network and share best practice and actively contribute to the wider Care & Support national senior management team and to liaise with Hft’s Partnership Forum, Colleague Inclusion Groups and Voices to be Heard Representatives.
You may be required to
- deputise for the Head of Day & Work Opportunities including cover for their annual leave or unplanned absences and may be required to attend senior leadership team meetings such as Hft’s Senior Leaders performance delivery group.
- take on a lead role as agreed with the Head of Day & Work Opportunities.
You will hold a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care or hold a level 3 diploma and be willing to undertake the level 5 apprenticeship qualification within an agreed reasonable timescale of 18 months as part of a development plan.
You will have extensive knowledge of
- legislation and guidance relating to adults with learning disabilities
- CQC regulations (desirable not essential)
- Safeguarding regulations
- Health and safety regulations
- Positive Behavioural Support management and techniques
- contracting, tenders and negotiations
- national benefit frameworks
For more information, please refer to the job description and person spec below.
Location: This is a national role working remotely with extensive travel to services.
Salary: £50,000 + car allowance
We are looking for a Part time Senior Legacy Officer for an incredible environmental charity to develop, implement and market a legacy giving programme, raise awareness of the importance of legacy income and secure increased legacy pledges from members, supporters and the general public.
This role is 22.2 hours per week (0.6fte), and can be home based with requirement for occasional travel. Flexible working pattern can be agreed.
A passionate, collaborative charity dedicated to fighting climate change and restoring natural landscapes for bio diversity to thrive. They have a staff of c70 people securing c4m last year.
You will be joining an inspiring orgsanisation, known for its commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued and feels comfortable to be themselves. They also offer fantastic benefits, including; flexible working, 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), 8% pension contribution and a variety of opportunities for skills development.
Develop and organise ongoing promotion of legacy giving throughout all communication channels to increase the numbers of enquiries about leaving a gift in will and legacy pledges.
Plan and co-ordinate annual events to engage with prospective legacy donors and existing legacy pledgers to raise awareness of the importance of gifts in will and to thank for pledges given.
Lead on the implementation and promotion of free wills campaigns per year to encourage increased legacy pledges and develop relationships with solicitors to help raise awareness of gifts in will.
Responsible for producing and distributing direct mail legacy campaigns to existing members and supporters to encourage new enquiries and pledges.
Strong experience of legacy fundraising and marketing.
Experience of discussing legacies with members/supporters.
Experience of databases, ideally supporter/ fundraising/ membership.
Experience of segmenting and analysing data.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful, but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
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.
Community and Events Fundrasising Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude to help us deliver our exciting Community and Events Fundraising programme. No previous fundraising experience is required, just an organised individual with a knack for building relationships, a passion for exceptional ‘customer service’ and a drive for uniting communities and raising money for charitable causes.
You’ll work within the charity’s passionate Fundraising and Engagement Team to raise funds to support children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and our vision, for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to the treatment they receive.
This extremely rewarding role would suit anyone looking to take their first step in their fundraising, marketing or charity career. Don’t think your experience directly aligns? Don’t worry; we’re interested in transferable skills and attitude, so consider and show us how these apply to this role.
Summary of role responsibilities
- To help deliver the charity’s Community and Events Fundraising Programme, including special events, community fundraising, challenge events, individual giving, and fundraising appeals.
- To ensure excellent supporter and donor care and build long-term valued relationships to optimise income generation.
This is a fixed-term role offered on a one-year contract. We are looking for the successful candidate to ideally start in January 2024, but there is flexibility with this.
For more detailed information about the role, charity and team, take a look at the Recruitment Pack.
We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:
Applications opens: 22 November 2023
Applications closes: 10 December 2023, 11:59pm
Shortlisting: 11 December 2023
Interviews: 15 December 2023 (in person in London)
If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
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, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are 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 our roles require a basic criminal record check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Closing date: 30th November
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
The Health and Safety of our employees, volunteers and service users underpins everything we do at the Alzheimer’s Society. The Senior Health and Safety Officer will support the Society’s efforts to create environments don’t just keep our people safe, but allow them to thrive.
As one of the Society’s competent person, you will be a key contact for Health and Safety matters across the Society. They will ensure we meet our statutory requirements, help develop and implement our policy, procedures and training and ensure that these are rolled out across the whole organisation.
They will work closely with the Health and Safety Manager to ensure issues are raised and resolved, that management information is shared and that a culture of continuous improvement is established and embedded in everything we do.
You will be an experienced Health and Safety practitioner, passionate about keeping people safe and ensuring the organisation meets its legal obligations. You will enjoy working with stakeholders across the organisation, helping them to understand the health and safety challenges they face and designing solutions that meet their needs.
You will thrive on variety. From conducting or co-ordinating advanced DSE assessments to visiting and inspecting our offices to working with events teams to ensure that fundraising activities are conducted in a safe manner, every day will be different.
You will want to share your enthusiasm for health and safety by providing training, and you will be comfortable acting up to cover the work of the Health and Safety Manager when they are absent. You will have strong communication skills and you will be a self-starter, able to initiate and drive change, but you’ll also understand when to escalate matters and how to engage senior management.
Above all, you will have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude that helps take the Society forward.
About Alzheimer's Society
At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.
Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.
We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.
Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.
Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.
We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.
We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.
About Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN)
Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) works to reduce undernutrition globally. We enhance the effectiveness of nutrition policy and programming by improving knowledge, stimulating learning and building evidence. We are passionate about being network-driven, independent and evidence-based.
Our vision is that every individual caught up in a nutritional emergency, or suffering from malnutrition anywhere in the world, gets the most effective help possible.
We undertake knowledge management, research and advocacy to support national governments, civil society, UN agencies, donors and academic organisations, and communities of practitioners. Through our work and collaborations, we support agencies and individuals to implement evidence-based nutrition programming, predominantly in low- and middle-income countries and in fragile and conflict-affected states.
ENN is governed by a Board of Trustees and has its head office in Oxfordshire, UK. ENN is financially supported by foundations and trusts, bilateral donors, international non-governmental organisations and United Nations agencies. For more information about ENN see our website.
What we do
Our Strategy aims to enhance the effectiveness of nutrition policy and programming by improving knowledge, stimulating learning, building evidence and providing support and encouragement to practitioners and decision-makers involved in nutrition and related interventions.
ENN’s portfolio includes projects specialising in Infant Feeding in Emergencies, Wasting and Stunting, Adolescent Nutrition and Management of small & nutritionally At-risk Infants under six months & their mothers (MAMI), as well as our highly regarded international publication, Field Exchange (FEX).
ENN’s team is made up of a range of technical experts in nutrition, with decades of collective experience, and a small, experienced operational team. ENN is highly committed to diversity and inclusion, to enabling and promoting flexible working for our staff, and to supporting continued professional development.
We are proud that in our 2022 Employee Engagement Survey over 95 percent of our staff said they enjoy their work and that ENN is a flexible employer.
Terms and Conditions
- Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
- Type of contract: 12-month Fixed Term - this role is offered on a temporary basis to cover a maternity leave
- Location: Office or home-based (with potential for limited travel).
- Holidays: 25 days plus UK Public Holidays
- Pension: Auto-Enrolment to ENN scheme with a generous Employer contribution of 5%
- Salary: £40,118 - £50,676 dependent on experience and suitability for the role
- Benefits: Dental cover, Life cover, Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing contribution
The Senior Nutritionist (maternity cover) will work specifically on the below ENN projects
- Global Nutrition Cluster: Technical Alliance (GNC-TA) – project lead
- Field Exchange (FEX) - sub-editing of long articles, development of research and report summaries, support to authors, communications e.g., supporting podcasts
- En-net - moderation and technical inputs
In addition, they may provide inputs into work across other parts of ENN’s portfolio including.
- Women’s Nutrition
- Management of small and nutritionally at-risk infants under 6 months and their mothers (MAMI)
- Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE
- Wasting and Stunting (WaSt)
- Adolescent Nutrition
- Sector Leadership (LEAD)
A full list of our work areas and projects may be found on the ENN website.
Examples of the types of responsibilities the postholder will hold, depending on the specific project requirements and their experience, may include:
- Coordination and collaboration (internal/external, multi-agency, working groups and forums)
- Network development within and across communities of practice/specialities
- Meeting/working group facilitation
- Contribute to project strategies and plans
- Development and updates of technical resources, e.g., briefs, summaries, guidance materials
- Knowledge management
- Research, e.g., scoping reviews, systematic reviews
- Publications – support and development of content, editing, liaising with stakeholders and suppliers
- Project Reporting
- Project Indicator development and management
- Contribution to project proposals
- Development of case studies
- External Representation
- Synthesising and disseminating information from technical meetings
- Events engagement
- Line/contract management of nutritionists and/or consultants
- Support the development of learning agenda
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Community Nutrition or Public Health or Medicine discipline (or equivalent)
- Demonstrable field experience across several relevant aspects of nutrition programming in humanitarian and low- and middle- income contexts, e.g., Malnutrition prevention and management, Nutrition Information Systems, IYCF, Maternal Nutrition, Adolescent Nutrition.
- Understanding of the humanitarian systems and architecture and of the Nutrition Cluster in particular.
- Demonstratable experience of managing projects from start to finish, coordinating multiple outputs, managing budget, and supporting other members of the project team to deliver.
- Experience of in-depth knowledge management, and / or projects that focus on ‘learning’
- Strong knowledge of the current key topics and challenges in the humanitarian nutrition sector, including in the areas of malnutrition prevention and management, Nutrition Information Systems, IFE, maternal nutrition and beyond.
- Excellent communication, presentation, written and analytical skills
- Experience of establishing and maintaining good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at national and global level
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to synthesise and make sense of complex data and information, including experience of literature reviews, evidence synthesis and report-writing.
- Strong interpersonal skills, motivated, takes initiative, innovates and drives progress
- Strong influencing and stakeholder facilitation and management skills
- Good cross-cultural awareness
- Ability to independently manage a diverse and busy workload, prioritising effectively, and able to work both autonomously and as a member of a dispersed and diverse team
- Demonstrable experience of working on projects funded by government and international donors
- Post graduate level qualification (or equivalent extensive experience) in a relevant area would be a significant advantage
- Sub-editing experience / experience in producing high quality publications
- Experience of supporting health programmes/system strengthening in developing contexts
- Experience in research uptake or translating academic research into programme-relevant communications
- Nutrition/nutrition-related primary research experience
- Currently part of the ‘humanitarian community’ with own professional network of contacts
- French speaker or another relevant language to our portfolio would be an advantage
- Line management experience (staff or consultants) would be an advantage
The Senior Nutritionist (maternity cover) will report to an ENN Senior Technical Associate. Working on multiple projects will also involve reporting into different project leads.
Eligibility to work:
Must have the right to work in the UK. A relocation package is not available for this position.
Please apply by sending a one-page Cover Letter and your CV
Closing date for applications:
Friday 15th December 2023, although we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
ENN are committed to equality and diversity throughout our organisation and further expects all employees to comply with its codes of conduct, safeguarding policies and high ethical and professional standards.
Application process: Please apply by sending a one-page Cover Letter and your CV Closing date for applications: Friday 15th December 2023, although we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) is the national charity for people affected by cleft lip and palate in the United Kingdom.
CLAPA is looking for a Finance Officer to join our small, friendly charity to manage the organisation's day-to-day finances. This will include keeping accurate and up-to-date records of all financial activities (income, expenditure, salaries and pension contributions), overseeing stock control and stock management and assisting with the annual audit preparations. The right candidate will also have the opportunity to expand and grow into assisting with the production of management accounts with support from the Finance and Operations Manager.
The ideal candidate will be qualified, competent, flexible and able to work to deadlines whilst juggling multiple priorities. They will report to the Finance and Operations Manager, and will also be a key part of the wider CLAPA staff team and will work with other teams as required.
This role is home-based within the United Kingdom, with the option to work at the CLAPA Office in London (E2 9DA). A few days per year are required at the office for all-staff meetings and stock checks, with travel expenses paid.
How to Apply
Please complete the Application Form linked in the Recruitment Pack. For safeguarding reasons, we are not able to accept CVs.
Applications Close: 30th November 2023
Interviews: Week commencing 4th December 2023 (via Zoom)
Start Date: ASAP
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
JOB TITLE: CEO
HOURS: 2 days/week (16 hours delivered flexibly across the week as needed)
REPORTING TO: Chair of the Trustee Board
LOCATION: Remote (with some travel to meetings and events in London)
DIRECT REPORTS: Outreach Programme Manager, Partnerships Programme Manager and Community Manager
This post offers an exceptional opportunity to develop, manage and lead Lightyear Foundation at an exciting time in our journey. Our new CEO, in conjunction with the Board of Trustees, will implement the strategic and operational direction of the charity. Key activities will include: providing leadership; managing all aspects of our programmes, staff, volunteers and fundraising; and being an effective advocate for the charity and its beneficiaries. You will manage a new core team of three (Outreach Programme Manager, Partnerships Programme Manager and Community Manager), and will be responsible for ensuring financial control and leading on good governance across all aspects of the charity.
About Lightyear Foundation
Lightyear Foundation is a small but mighty national charity committed to breaking barriers to disabled children participating in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Disabled children face multiple disadvantages in education, careers and life skills and are all too often excluded from STEM. We exist to ensure that no disabled child is denied the opportunity to love and learn from these subjects or to go on to contribute to society in these fields.
We work directly with disabled children in special schools, inclusion pods and community groups, designing and delivering immersive sensory science experiences, deep learning labs and work inspiration visits to exciting STEM venues. We also work directly with STEM organisations through our SEN in STEM Network, a unique national network bringing the sector together to break down barriers to inclusion by sharing best practice and practical solutions, and through training and special projects which help STEM organisations improve access to their materials, venues, processes and activities for disabled children.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lightyear Foundation is a small but fast-growing charity. We are now at a pivotal point in our growth and have ambitions to increase our reach and to diversify our income, enabling us to play an even more significant role in dismantling barriers to inclusion. We have been awarded a grant to secure our core team roles for three years, which has enabled us to sustainably appoint a small team for the first time. We are looking for an experienced small charity CEO to lead this new freelance team, building on the excellent work of their predecessor and the many exciting opportunities ahead of us.
- Be the face and voice of the charity – our principal ambassador.
- Lead, support, engage and motivate all staff: we are a small team of part-time freelancers across the new core team and the wider specialist delivery team, so creating a sense of community and collaboration is fundamental to our success.
- Seek out, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant organisations and individuals to promote the work of the charity and facilitate the implementation of its strategic objectives.
- Leverage networks with other charity leaders to share and gain best practices to achieve our mission.
- Be a role model for staff and partners in relation to work ethics and culture.
- Liaise with the Board in relation to the development of the charity’s strategic vision and be responsible for leading its implementation.
- Be responsible for the development and delivery of the charity’s agreed business plans.
- Identify and assess strategic risks, issues and opportunities and take responsibility for initiating and leading associated changes.
- Seek out and implement opportunities for innovation and ensure that Lightyear Foundation remains at the forefront of positive change in increasing access to STEM.
- Establish and implement best practice for the management, development and engagement of staff and volunteers.
- Be responsible for the implementation of all the charity’s operational plans.
- Take executive responsibility for all functions including programmes, administration, finance, fundraising, marketing, communications and IT.
- Ensure that Lightyear Foundation’s programmes, contracts and projects are delivered to the highest standard with due regard for timescales, targets and budgets.
- Take overall responsibility for the recruitment, management and effective deployment of freelance staff, applying robust HR processes covering recruitment, performance management, appraisal and remuneration.
- Lead and direct the financial planning, forecasting, control, reporting and management of the organisation's finances and resources, to include support for, and engagement of, Trustees and sub-groups to ensure regulatory compliance and sustainable organisational growth.
- Take executive responsibility for the financial leadership of the charity, including forecasting and strategic budget leadership.
- Ensure that the charity’s financial resources are managed effectively and that Lightyear Foundation remains in good financial health, identifying risks and taking appropriate action.
- Liaise with the Board to develop and lead on the implementation of the charity’s financial plans, including setting budgets, formulating income generation strategies and overseeing all fundraising activities.
- Maintain effective financial management and control systems; ensure delivery within budgets and to performance targets and oversee production of management accounts, statutory accounts, impact reports and annual reports.
- Create, own and deliver Lightyear Foundation’s income generation strategy.
- Diversify income away from a reliance on grants to include greater individual, community and corporate support.
- Manage our key relationships with funders, including providing timely reports and updates.
- Proactively identify new funding opportunities, creating and submitting applications or proposals as needed.
Governance and Compliance
- Liaise with the Board to ensure that the charity’s overall governance structure, policies and procedures are appropriate and effective, taking remedial measures and implementing changes as necessary.
- Attend all Board meetings (held four times a year, usually on a Monday early evening) and prepare a written report in advance of each meeting detailing matters of interest and concern regarding the charity’s activities during the previous period.
- Ensure that the Board is made aware in a timely fashion of any matters requiring its attention.
- Develop and maintain effective operational policies and processes in all the charity’s functions. Review and update scope and content to meet legal, regulatory and best practice needs.
- Ensure that the charity complies with best practice in all areas of operation, including filing annual accounts with the Charity Commission and Companies House on time.
Health and Safety
- Oversee the safeguarding of the children with whom the charity works through rigorous DBS procedures and staff/volunteer training.
- Ensure that collection and protection of personal information complies with current Data Protection regulations.
- Ensure that all of the charity’s activities are conducted safely and that Health and Safety policies are understood and followed by everyone.
- Ensure that all major risks are identified and regularly reviewed and that systems and procedures are in place to mitigate all such risks; be responsible for the development and implementation of the charity’s Risk Register.
- Carry out any other duties as may be reasonably requested.
- Be conversant with all aspects of the operation and willing to cover and provide support across the team should the need arise.
- Genuine passion for Lightyear Foundation’s mission and values.
- Proven experience in leading a charity through growth, including a track record of successful fundraising and programme management.
- Strong strategic thinking and planning skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
- Financial acumen and budget management skills.
- Ethical and transparent leadership style.
You’ll resonate deeply with the way we understand disability and our approach to working with children and the STEM sector. You’ll be excited at the possibilities for growth that are now available to us, and you’ll have the confidence and determination to provide us with decisive leadership and drive us through a significant next step in our evolution as a charity.
Even if you don't possess all the listed experience or skills, we encourage you to apply and showcase your unique strengths and capabilities. At Lightyear Foundation we embrace diversity. We’re therefore encouraging applicants from all backgrounds and especially those from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups as well as those with lived experience of disability.
Practicalities: Possession of a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) Check at Enhanced level will be required. The successful applicant will be asked for details of two referees. As a freelancer, you agree to take full responsibility for the payment of all income tax, assessments and National Insurance.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send us your CV and short cover letter explaining your interest in the role to Elle Wilks, Deputy CEO, by 5pm on Thursday 30th November, using the Quick Apply button. Please provide details of your notice period and/or availability to start the role if successful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
With a new 5-year strategic plan recently approved by the Board of Trustees, Cathedral Music Trust has reached an exciting point in its journey, as we begin the next stage of development and growth. In this role you can depend on a strong fundraising case for support (informed by our strategy), commitment to fundraising from of our Board of Trustees (with dedicated time from the Chair and others) and a strong foundation of fundraising on which to build.
In your role as Interim Development Director, covering for the current Director while she is on maternity leave, your key focus will be to drive fundraising at Cathedral Music Trust, working closely with the Chair of Trustees and the Chair of Development to achieve the financial targets set out in our strategic plan.
You will have management responsibility for the Trust’s Development Office, overseeing the work of our Digital and Communications Manager and our Development Officer and line managing these two roles whilst also working to inspire our volunteer team across the UK in delivering a vibrant programme of events and recruitment activities.
As Interim Director of Development, you will be responsible for generating income for Cathedral Music Trust at a national level, including oversight of our regular giving and legacy programmes and targeting major donors, trusts and foundations. The Trust’s efforts to engage major donors is a relatively new area of fundraising, and you will play a vital role in building momentum in this area.
The successful candidate will have a background and experience in fundraising, possessing strong interpersonal, communication, planning and organisational skills. They will demonstrate confidence in building and nurturing relationships. Given the role is home based, self-motivation, strong time management and initiative will be essential.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS AND EXPECTATIONS
You will need to respond successfully to all the fundraising and development needs of the organisation. You will work closely with the whole staff team and key volunteers, reporting to the Chair of Trustees, and subsequently the CEO once appointed (mid 2024). All Trustees, staff and volunteers work from home. Our partners are UK-wide and in-person meetings and events are held regularly in London and elsewhere.
· Proven fundraising experience at a senior level in the arts/charity sectors;
· Knowledge of a wide range of fundraising streams, trusts, events, campaigns etc;
· Expertise in overseeing projects and ensuring they deliver on time and to budget, meeting the goals of the project;
· Self-starter and goal driven – happy to initiate donor meetings or calls sensitively;
· Experience of line management and motivating staff to achieve their targets;
· Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal skills;
· Adept at using MS Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint and Outlook;
· Knowledge of GDPR and wider data protection best practice.
· A fast independent learner, able to put new concepts and methods into practice to ensure strategic goals are achieved;
· Curious, creative and proactive, with an interest in fundraising trends and how to interpret them for the benefit of the charity;
· Demonstrable enthusiasm for music, and/or church and cathedral music, and the wider arts/heritage sectors;
· Ability to work collaboratively with, and to engage, a variety of stakeholders towards a common goal;
· Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team;
· Strong attention to detail;
· Conscientious and hardworking;
· Organised, pragmatic and responsive.
· Experience in closing gifts of £100k+ with major donors, working closely with trustees and other senior volunteers
· Experience working effectively with Development Committees and volunteers;
· Working knowledge of a CRM-style database (Beacon).
ABOUT CATHEDRAL MUSIC TRUST
The Cathedral Music Trust is a national charity which supports the invaluable work of musicians who enrich so many lives through the power of cathedral music. Our objectives are to support excellence, broaden participation and increase the long-term sustainability of the cathedral music sector. We seek innovative and sector-leading ways to support high quality musicianship in cathedrals and churches, through our programmes, training, advocacy and research.
Harry Christophers CBE, founder and conductor of The Sixteen is our President. Alexander Armstrong – actor, comedian and presenter – and Anna Lapwood - organist, conductor and broadcaster – act as our Ambassadors, promoting the Trust’s work and raising the profile of sacred choral and organ music.
The Trust has spent the past 2 years commissioning research on the sector, developing a 5-year strategic plan and refining its case for support. The Chair of Trustees is committed to the fundraising plans that form part of the Trust’s new strategy and intends to commit significant time in supporting relationships with key donors.
The Trust has already established a successful track record in fundraising on which it is now building and diversifying. This includes longstanding commitments from some supporters, the growth of its friends and patrons scheme and emerging success in legacies.
Plans for 2024 include hiring a CEO for the first time.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are delighted to be recruiting for an inspirational leader to join Mary’s Meals International (MMI) as Director of Philanthropy. Reporting to our Chief Growth Officer and working as a key member of our Growth Leadership team, you will lead our growing philanthropy function and take a lead role in developing and supporting global strategic relationships to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of our movement.
With responsibility for the ongoing development and implementation of our global fundraising strategy, you will be bold and brave, seeking new opportunities to foster growth as you seek to maximise our range of funding sources including major donors, foundations, corporations and strategic partnerships. You will also have oversight of our growing Global Ambassador Programme.
- Work in collaboration with our CGO and CEO in the development of key relationships and lead cross functional teams for large global partnerships, ensuring support from key stakeholders.
- Build relationships with our National Affiliate Executive Directors to ensure that global relationships/partnerships are well defined and managed.
- Work collaboratively with the MMI Programmes team on opportunities for government and institutional funding.
- Build relationships with the National Affiliate Executive Directors to ensure that global relationships/partnerships are well defined and that there is one key point of contact to manage the relationship across the organisation.
- Provide oversight and support strategic planning for key donor events.
- Develop and implement new fundraising models, targeting specific sectors and audiences.
- Build and support key relationships with donors, national affiliates and supporters to ensure growth goals are achieved.
- Represent Mary’s Meals at a global level, speaking at conferences, large gatherings, and virtual events.
- Provide support to the Head of Growth Initiatives to identify and cultivate new prospects and channels for income generation.
- Working alongside the Director of Affiliate Growth to provide subject matter expertise training for National Affiliates on connecting with their local HNW/UHNW audiences.
An experienced senior leader, you will be experienced in developing and executing strategies to drive revenue generation across a range of income streams, with success in securing significant multi-year funding, ideally on a global scale. You will foster a collaborative approach, working with our Marketing & Communications, Programmes and our National Affiliates. Committed to our vision, mission and values, you will act as an ambassador for Mary’s Meals, and will bring experience of speaking to large audiences in person and virtually.
You will also need:
- Exceptional communication skills, with proven experience of cultivating strong relationships and ability to effectively represent Mary’s Meals at a local and international level.
- Proven leadership experience, with experience of building capacity, developing, and leading high-performing teams.
- Knowledge of the regulatory framework in relation to fundraising and the not-for-profit sector.
- Experience of working at a senior leadership level and leading a fundraising team.
- Developing and successfully implementing strategies, policies, and procedures.
We have a remote-first approach to work and are happy for you to work remotely and flexibly, in a way that best supports your work life balance, we also have an office near Glasgow city centre for those who live nearby and would like to work from here occasionally or on a regular basis.
We are a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. As an organisation, named after Mary the mother of Jesus and shaped by Christian values, we feel that the way we do things is as important as the result and we welcome all who wish to play their part in our important work. We continue to change the lives of over 2.4 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.
We are a values-driven organisation, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, we are fully committed to a culture of safeguarding, we are committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work and we expect all the Mary's Meals family to share this commitment and work in the best interest of the communities we serve. Our safe recruitment practices ensure that only those that are committed to our high standards join our movement.
If you are inspired to join our movement and our vision, mission and values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please click below and please tell us why you want to join Mary’s Meals and why you would make a great Director of Philanthropy here at Mary’s Meals International.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.