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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.
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 role:
We have been awarded a Department for Education contract to deliver high quality training to kinship carers across England, which will complement our existing progammes and services, including our national Peer-to-Peer Programme, innovative programmes commissioned by local authorities in England and Wales and our free information and advice services including Kinship Compass.
In order to reach and support more kinship carers with these programmes and services, we are building a new Marketing Team – comprising a Head of Marketing, Marketing Manager and Marketing Officer - to develop and deliver integrated, strategic and creative marketing campaigns and strategies.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, senior-level marketeer with a strong track record in overseeing the development and delivery of effective and successful multi-channel marketing strategies targeted at a range of audiences to join us as our Head of Marketing. We’re looking for someone excited to hit the ground running in developing a new team and function, and who is able to plan strategically and creatively about how to maximise engagement and acquisition with a small in-house team. You will play a crucial role in supporting Kinship’s growth including through income generation, by increasing brand awareness and developing compelling marketing offers for key audiences including kinship carers, local authorities and referral partners.
A strategic thinker and natural collaborator, you’ll be able to work across the organisation to develop integrated marketing strategies and plans across all of Kinship’s services and programmes, and ensure these align with our wider external communications, including to our Kinship Community of around 12,000 carers. You’ll also be comfortable getting involved in the operational delivery of our marketing plans, supporting your team of two and demonstrating an insight and audience-led approach to both digital and offline marketing, thriving in an environment where you’ll be responsible for overseeing the progress of various strands of marketing activity.
You will have significant experience in leading marketing teams in the charity sector, and have demonstrable experience in delivering successful, engaging marketing strategies in-house. You will have experience of operating at a senior management level – perhaps as a Senior Manager, Head of or other senior-level role, adept at working with senior level internal and external stakeholders.
We will guarantee interviews to any candidates with experience of kinship care (either of being in kinship care or of being a kinship carer) who demonstrate that they meet the essential skills and experience outlined below.
What we’ll offer you
Kinship offers 30 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time) as well as a generous pension scheme. This fixed-term role is open to flexible working (school hours would be considered). We have an excellent wellbeing offer including the Employee Assistance Programme and clinical supervision. We will invest in your professional development with training and career development opportunities.
Kinship is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe our work is greatly enhanced by the varied backgrounds, experiences and views represented within our teams. We aim to create inclusive teams, celebrate differences and encourage everyone to join us and be their true self at work. We therefore encourage applications from anyone who fits our values, whatever their religion or belief, sex, gender identity, race, age, sexuality or disability and are actively seeking candidates that can bring real innovation and commitment to us.
This is a fantastic time to join a supportive and well-established team within an organisation with rapid growth ambitions. This role will be what you make it and we’re looking for someone to seize this opportunity!
Please apply for this role through BeApplied. You will be asked to answer four questions and attach your CV. You will have max 250 words per answer.
- Tell us why you’re interested in working for Kinship in this role. Please also include how your personal values align with ours - Step up, Be stronger together, Be bold and Put people first.
- If you were offered the role, what would your priority actions be in the first three months and why? Tell us about what you’d need to find out and what would be your approach to the role?
- How would you ensure your team are motivated, high performing and happy in their role?
- This role will involve working with a wide range of stakeholders across the kinship care landscape, to gather views, insights and contributions. How would you go about identifying, listening to and working with stakeholders and seeking consensus? What would you do when consensus cannot be reached?
Application deadline: 9:00am on Monday 11 December 2023
1st interview date: Friday 15 December 2023 (online)
2nd interview date: Monday 18 December 2023 – in-person (Vauxhall). The interview process will be two stages online (on Zoom) and for the second interview you will be asked to create a presentation (you will hold full copyright and ownership of the presentation and contents) and there will be a timed written task.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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.
One in 4 people in the UK have either served themselves or have a family member or friend who has served, making Help for Heroes a very personal cause for many.
When Bryn Parry, a veteran and eminent cartoonist, and his wife Emma heard in 2007 that people were shouting at wounded veterans at a local public swimming pool, they knew they had to do something. So they started a campaign for dedicated facilities and a movement to change the way we see and support veterans and their loved ones. Over £2M was raised in just 2 months, and Help for Heroes was born.
Help For Heroes is now a national charity with a vision for a society where everyone in the Armed Forces community lives well after service. The charity provides tailored support for physical and mental health to veterans and their families in their homes and communities across the UK. The charity have recently appointed a new CEO, James Needham, who joined in 2018 as their Chief Operating Officer. James has been instrumental in the development of the charity’s 10-year ‘Live Well’ strategy and brings a wealth of industry experience, having previously spent over 15 years working within the hospitality sector for the likes of Greene King and Starbucks.
With a new strategy rolled out, the fundraising team have a refreshed outlook on income generation and Innovation will be key in delivering growth and diversification. This newly created role will report directly to the commercial director and be responsible for developing new products to bolster their existing portfolio, with an opportunity to develop sector leading and ground breaking products. This exciting role has the potential to be career defining.
Working closely with heads of income streams to fully understand their needs and what products are going to work best for them. There is big appetite for innovation within high value as well as public fundraising.
As Senior Product Innovation Manager, you will:
- Create and implement a strategy and initiative for Product Innovation to cultivate new fundraising and commercial products, increasing both revenue and impact
- Crafting a fresh product innovation process and proactively introducing new products to the market
- Support the development of a culture of innovation across the teams actively sharing insight and building collaboration
- Develop a clear process to support innovation and NPD across the Directorate, including timelines and progress points
- Build relationships at Leadership team and Exec level to be able to support product innovation and achieve solutions
Ideal skills and experience:
- Someone who has had a senior role within an innovation function at charity
- Product innovation experience from non-charity background is also of interest
- Strong project management skills
- Demonstratable experience of the testing cycle
- Experienced at running and managing Sprints to develop products at pace
- Able to engage a range of stakeholders
- Natural curiosity and can bring a sense of wonderment to the role
- A self-starter with confidence and gravitas to lead the innovation function
The Help for Heroes team are a group of authentic, energetic and supportive people taking on an extraordinary mission together. Emphasis is placed on collaborating, exploring new ideas and fresh perspectives. Help for Heroes are committed to creating a positive, flexible and enjoyable workplace that works for everyone – a place where everyone belongs and everyone thrives. They believe that a good work-life balance is key to personal wellbeing.
Employee benefits include:
- FLEXIBLE WORKING with employees encouraged to apply for flexible working arrangements that work best for their individual needs
- 35 HOUR WORKING WEEK with core hours of 10am-3pm
- FAMILY-FRIENDLY CULTURE including enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
- 29 DAYS HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT regardless of length of service, plus a day off for your birthday, all in addition to eight days bank holiday
- PENSION WITH 4% EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION with employees contributing 5% of their monthly salary. Employees are free to opt out of the pension if they prefer.
- COMPREHENSIVE LIFE INSURANCE on completion of induction, with cover of 4 x your salary to support your loved ones should the worst happen
- PAID VOLUNTEERING DAYS ‘do your bit days’ to provide the opportunity to take time away from their day-to-day role and volunteer in the community
- SIMPLYHEALTH EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME offering confidential and impartial advice on finances, family matters and health
Job Title: Senior Legacy Officer
Hours: 22.2 hours per week (0.6fte)
Location: Home based with requirement for occasional travel
Salary: £32,359 to £36,698 pro rata (Band D) dependent on experience, plus 8% employer pension contribution
The Senior Legacy Officer will develop, implement and market a legacy giving programme for Butterfly Conservation.
Using your extensive experience, you will raise awareness of the importance of legacy income to Butterfly Conservation and secure increased legacy pledges from members, supporters and the general public.
This role will require an excellent communicator with a sensitive approach to discussing legacies, who understands the importance of legacies and stewardship of legacy pledgers.
If you are excited about the prospects of working for a leading wildlife charity, please read through the job description and person specification, to see if you have the right skills to join the team.
If you are interested in the role and want an informal chat, please contact the Head of Membership and Individual Giving, via the HR team
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Closing date: Midday Thursday 30 November 2023
Interviews will take place on Monday 11 December 2023
You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Manager, Individual Giving Manager, Donor Management, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Business Development, Senior Fundraising Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Marketing Manager, Marketing Coordinator, Direct Marketing, Gifts in Will, Will donation etc.
Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with the incurable blood cancer myeloma and related conditions. We are committed to bringing together the best and brightest people to help us ensure that every patient has an empowered present and a hopeful future.
Our ultimate goal is to find a cure and make myeloma history. Until then, our mission is to help every patient live well with myeloma for as long as possible. We are committed to diagnosing myeloma earlier, discovering and sharing knowledge, transforming the patient experience and influencing positive change in care.
About the role
Myeloma UK is embarking on an ambitious five-year income generation strategy, which aims to increase income from £5m to £10m by 2028. This position will play a critical role, working alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships to lead income generation from major trusts, foundations, and grant funders and secure 5-6 figure grants for a range of innovative and life changing programmes – including patient and family support, research and advocacy. This role is also responsible for managing the Trusts and Grants Officer, who delivers our small trusts and grants programme.
Our major trusts and grants programme is at an early stage of development and this role offers the opportunity to build the foundations and significantly grow this income stream. It will involve working across the charity to identify fundraising priorities and co-create projects and will involve all aspects of cultivation – from research to relationship building with key prospects, through to preparing compelling proposals.
This is an exciting time to join Myeloma UK, with a new organisational strategy, a new fundraising strategy, alongside investment in fundraising, creating the opportunity to significantly grow income. We are looking for someone who can build and shape the programme, as well as deliver an increase in income.
We are looking for an ambitious trusts and grants fundraiser with experience of raising 5-6 figure gifts from a range of UK trusts, foundations and grant-making organisations. You will be a strategic thinker, who is ready to lead and implement our trusts and grants strategy alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships.
Strong relationship management skills are a must, as this role involves working collaboratively with a range of colleagues to identify fundraising projects and develop project concepts and proposals. We have a committed Trustee board and there is an opportunity to work with them, and other senior volunteers and donors to leverage opportunities within their networks. We need someone who is comfortable working at this level with the ability to build long-term cultivation strategies.
You will also need exceptional writing skills, with the ability to understand complex scientific information and translate it to a range of audiences. We need someone who can communicate the significant impact of our work and inspire funders to work with us.
How to apply
If you think you would be a great fit for this role, get in touch and tell us more about yourself by sending us a CV that sets out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements, together with a covering letter telling us more about you and what you think makes you a good candidate for this role.
Applications close on 10 December. Interviews will be held remotely w/c 18 December 2023. You may be asked to do a task prior to your interview.
Myeloma UK is an equal opportunities employer and always welcomes applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.
Please note, you will be asked to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK prior to interview selection.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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.
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.
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 Talent Set are delighted to be working with Barnardo’s to find their new Senior Individual Giving Executive.
Barnardo’s offers excellent flexible working patterns and locations around the UK.
As Senior Individual Giving Executive you will project manage a range of Individual Giving campaigns, which have substantial income & expenditure budgets. The role will sit within the Stewardship and Development team. Campaigns managed will be across varied channels including (but not limited to) dialogue, digital, direct mail or direct response TV.
- To support the Individual Giving Manager or Senior Individual Giving Manager in the on-going development of the supporter acquisition programme, by providing comprehensive evaluation of campaigns, drawing conclusions and making recommendations for future activity.
- To support the Individual Giving Management team with the development of annual Individual Giving campaign plans and their implementation.
- To monitor the budget of the campaigns managed, where appropriate - including significant expenditure of £500k+.
- To manage the day to day running of Individual Giving campaigns; including campaign planning, overseeing creative development, liaising with key stakeholders, co-ordinating print and production, ensuring fundraising is compliant with the IoF Code of Conduct and GDPR, monitoring and analysing results and feeding back to agencies.
- To assist with the analysis, evaluation and reporting of campaigns, drawing conclusions and making recommendations for future activity.
- To ensure that all activities with external suppliers are integrated to support overall fundraising objectives, and that they complement and support Barnardo’s key messages and brand requirements.
- The post holder will be responsible for developing and implementing campaigns from within the Acquisition Individual Giving portfolio. However, how work is split across the team is reviewed regularly to allow opportunities for development.
- Experience project managing fundraising campaigns across a wide range of different media including face to face, telemarketing, direct mail, direct response TV and digital marketing.
- Understanding of and an ability to manage and monitor budgets.
- Experience of putting together data briefs and an understanding of the principals of data segmentation for use in fundraising campaigns.
- Experience of evaluating the effectiveness of fundraising campaigns.
- Experience of briefing and building relationships with external suppliers.
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.
Along with Barnardo’s 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.
the3million is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organisation and make sure it stays at the forefront of protecting the rights of the EU citizens and their family members living in the UK. As CEO, you will be responsible for driving our mission, strategy, and operations. You will lead a passionate team, work with stakeholders, and be a key advocate for our cause. We are looking for an experienced leader with a proven track record in nonprofit management and advocacy, along with a deep understanding of immigration and human rights issues.
We are the leading organisation representing EU citizens and their family members in the UK. Our vision is a world where EU citizens can thrive, reach their potential and have an equal voice in UK society. Our work ranges from monitoring the implementation of the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, advocating for the inclusion of EU citizens throughout all sections of society, informing people of their rights, and giving EU citizens a voice in British society to build powerful allyships in order to change the narrative on migration as a whole.
We are a grassroots and non-partisan organisation, working with a variety of stakeholders, from MPs to NGOs, legal advisors and the media on specific issues affecting EU citizens’ rights. We regularly engage with the Home Office and its monitoring bodies to advocate for change.
We were formed through the efforts of volunteers from many different backgrounds who came together in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum in 2016. We hold on to that can-do, nimble spirit and informal, friendly and non-hierarchical collegiality.
the3million was incorporated as a limited by guarantee not-for-profit company with Companies House in November 2017. As such, the role of members of the Board of Directors is similar, though not identical, to that of Charity Trustees.
What does the role involve?
This role offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to work with the Board, staff, and the wider grassroots network and make sure the vision, strategy and direction of the organisation are up to date and relevant to the needs of those we work with.
The purpose of the job is to lead the3million on a day-to-day basis within the parameters required by law, in conjunction with the organisation’s Board of Directors.
The post-holder will have particular regard to the obligations of the3million as a limited liability company to ensure that the organisation remains financially viable, as well as identify, manage and mitigate risks in a timely manner working with the Board.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Leading and managing the organisation
To provide vision, leadership and direction on all work at the3million.
To help define the organisation’s strategy, in consultation with the Board, staff and our grassroots communities. This will include vision and mission, and how to operationalise and resource them, keeping the values of the organisation at the core of the activities.
To implement, deliver and review the organisational strategy.
To ensure that the organisation has the appropriate policies, procedures, systems and processes in place and that they are being implemented.
To oversee the work of all employees of the3million and persons sub-contracted to provide services to, or on behalf of, the3million, whilst ensuring that all such work of employees and sub-contractors is carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions of funding which has been procured for the purpose of each aspect of the3million’s work and taking full account of the3million’s aims and values.
To review projects and activities and provide guidance to staff members individually and collectively on actions to advance the3million’s goals.
To otherwise ensure that the3million fulfils all its obligations to be a good employer and to meet the necessary standards of employment law and health and safety regulations, and be a leading example with regard to equal opportunities in terms of staff relations and relations with the general public.
To have responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the organisation, including preparation of budgets for agreement by the Directors and ensuring that income is maintained and expenditure is controlled in line with budgets and that potential risks are identified and managed.
To be the3million’s lead person in relation to external partners and stakeholders, representing the3million’s interests in activities that are carried out in partnership with such external bodies.
To maintain awareness of risks and changes in the external environment that affect the organisation.
To ensure that the3million is an anti-oppressive organisation and remains an ally to individuals, groups and communities experiencing oppression and discrimination.
Delivery and Promotion of the organisation
To represent the3million in public forums such as speaking at conferences, attending sector policy forums, producing written material for the organisation’s own publications/promotional material as well as any appropriate external channels (such as policy briefings, newsletters, and social media).
To build and maintain effective relationships with all principal supporters and other stakeholders in order to advance the organisation’s aims.
To establish mechanisms for listening to the views of beneficiaries on the3million’s performance, as part of the project management function.
To work with the the3million team to identify and develop key policy and campaign areas.
To seek opportunities to expand and promote the role of the organisation.
To represent the organisation in the press and public appearances when required.
In all other matters to assume responsibility for the work and reputation of the3million which is consistent with its standing as a well-run, dynamic organisation working to advance the interests of migrants.
Working with the Board
To provide advice and guidance to Board members as required, in order to contribute to the effective governance of the organisation.
To provide in a timely and appropriate manner information that will assist the Board in carrying out its responsibilities.
To advise the Board on, and to bring forward responses to, any new organisational or policy developments or challenges for the3million as an organisation and with particular regard to the current economic circumstances.
To ensure the organisation fulfils its legal, statutory and regulatory responsibilities.
Support the Chair in ensuring the continued engagement/involvement of all members of the Board.
The postholder may be required to undertake additional or other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business as requested by the Board.
The post-holder will have:
Previous experience of working in a Director/ Chief Executive or Senior Management role of over 3 years.
Comprehensive knowledge of local, regional, and national issues concerning EU citizen migrants' situations.
A comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the UK political environment, including the issue of the influence of public opinion.
Experience or understanding of campaigning, influencing and strategies to achieve policy change.
A comprehensive understanding of the NGO environment in the UK and a grasp of the role that other stakeholders play in influencing public opinion and the direction of immigration policy.
Experience and understanding of organisation operations and governance structures.
Understanding and experience of fundraising, with particular reference to the current strained conditions, especially within the not-for-profit sector, including grants, community fundraising and income generation.
Experience of partnership and relationship building within the NGO sectors, and with relevant external organisations and companies.
Proven track record in financial management.
Outstanding communication skills in English.
Ability to deliver projects to the highest standard.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish credibility quickly with the3million stakeholders.
The ability to supervise the work of staff and volunteers in an appropriate manner.
Firm commitment to supporting the rights of all migrants, irrespective of nationality, immigration status, or other matters.
The applicant must be currently based in the UK.
Who should apply?
Applications are welcome from everyone with the relevant passion and experience in one or more of the areas listed above. Previous experience in the migration sector or campaigning is desirable but not mandatory, as we value transferable skills gained in diverse settings.
We hold core values of inclusion, anti-racism, and anti-oppression. Our organisation is people-led, and we embrace diversity, recognising the enrichment it brings. We are committed to listening to, engaging with, and representing a wide spectrum of individuals.
We are particularly eager to hear from candidates with lived experience of migration. If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the migration sector we also strongly encourage you to apply. This could include coming from a community that experiences racism, living with a disability, not having been to University or having been in receipt of free school meals as a child.
We recognise our team is not currently representative of communities that experience racism and that our own ways of working may replicate wider societal oppression and injustices. We are actively working towards becoming an anti-oppressive organisation, including taking steps to create a more inclusive recruitment process.
We believe our work will be stronger with greater diversity. the3million welcomes the whole person to work, and we understand that each of us brings our experiences, our backgrounds and our own unique lens to what we do.
Salary and Working Conditions
Staff team: The CEO will be line-managed by the Board of Directors.
Duration of Contract: This post is a permanent position, with an initial six months probation period.
Gross salary: £46,214
Place of work: Remote with travel across the UK.
Holiday entitlement: 29 days per annum, in addition to public holidays.
To apply, send us your CV including any gaps and reasons in your employment history and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages to recruitment[at]the3million[dot]org[dot]uk demonstrating your capabilities in relation to each of the points of the person specification marked. Where relevant, use your answers to illustrate how your competencies have helped you to achieve positive results. This will give you the best possible chance to be shortlisted. If you are on LinkedIn, please share with us the URL of your profile. Applications will only be accepted with a cover letter.
We welcome job share proposals for this role.
Please also download and fill in the equality and diversity monitoring form. We only use this information to understand the demographics of people we are reaching and to guide us in making the3million equitable. This process is separate and confidential; this information is not reviewed or taken into account in the recruitment process.
Please email all the above to us at recruitment[at]the3million[dot]org[dot]uk.
Deadline for applications: 10th December 2023, 23:59
An invitation to interview will be sent w/c 18th December and interviews will take place early January 2024.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead and grow the charity. This is an exciting opportunity to build on SEA’s formative success, as we enter a new, more established stage of our journey.
The purpose of the role is to provide the strategic, financial, and operational leadership for SEA working closely with the Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team (SLT), whilst ensuring the charity has a diverse team and is survivor centred in all it does.
- Work with the Board of Trustees to develop an ambitious survivor-centred strategy for SEA in accordance with the vision, mission, strategic priorities, and values of the charity.
- Work with the SLT develop clear performance measures which can guide the charity in achieving its strategic objectives.
- Lead the SLT in the implementation of the strategy, including reviewing progress and monitoring key indicators of the charity’s impact.
- Together with the SLT, maintain awareness of risks and changes in the external environment that affect the charity.
- Adopt a feminist ethos, modelling SEA’s values and behaviours.
- Develop and maintain effective relationships with significant decision-makers and stakeholders to advance the charity’s aims, ensuring that SEA is presented in an appropriate and professional manner.
- Represent the charity externally.
- Ensure financial sustainability through working with the Board and SLT to develop a business development and income generation strategy which has diverse funding streams in support of the overarching strategy.
- Develop and build relationships with partners, supporters, funders, and donors to maximise opportunities for income generation.
- Work with the SLT to develop annual budgets for approval by the Board of Trustees.
- Have strategic oversight of the financial management of the charity, working with the Head of Operations to ensure robust and compliance led financial accountability- including operating within the annual budget, monitoring the charity’s financial health, and ensuring that potential risks are identified and managed.
- Lead the SLT in the development and delivery of operational strategies and plans in support of the strategy.
- Work with SLT to define and secure the resources needed to operate effectively.
- Ensure that the charity has the appropriate policies, procedures, systems, and processes in place and that they are being implemented effectively.
- Motivate and engage team members, Experts by Experience, and Advisors & Ambassadors.
Working with the Board of Trustees
- Build an effective working relationship with the Chair of the Trustee Board.
- Ensure that the charity is well administered and work with the Board of Trustees to meet its legal, statutory, and regulatory responsibilities.
- Ensure appropriate presentation and reporting on the progress of the charity and on all matters relevant to the discharge of its responsibilities.
- With the SLT, develop policies and proposals for Board discussion and decision.
- Ensure information that will assist the Board of Trustees in carrying out its responsibilities is provided in a timely and appropriate manner.
- As appropriate, monitor and advise on the composition of the Board of Trustees, its sub-committees, the Ambassador & Advisory Group and the process of self-assessment and development.
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.