Strategic development officer jobs near Charing Cross, Greater London
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London Legal Support Trust’s core aim is to ensure free legal advice providers in London and the South East continue to exist so that they can provide vital and life changing legal advice to people who otherwise would not afford to access or defend their rights.
Access to justice is an essential requirement of the rule of law. Our partners, the legal advice centres, provide services to help thousands of people every year to access justice and have their voices heard.
We are looking for a highly articulate and driven person with experience in supporting advice agencies and organising and running networks/forums to work on the London Specialist Advice Forum, which supports advice agencies and brings them together to share expertise and lessons learned, and respond to emerging issues collectively.
Working in a small, energetic, friendly and busy team, you will be able to make a significant and positive contribution from the start. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to have a real impact on the free legal advice community and the further development of LLST’s work.
Flexible working hours/days are available to fit around childcare or other needs, including hybrid working.
- To coordinate and continue development of the London Specialist Advice Forum
- To identify emerging issues that affect forum members and liaise with the forum members, the steering group, and external legal and non-legal organisations to discuss potential solutions
- To coordinate and oversee pilot projects that emerge from needs identified through forum members.
- To work with the key external strategic and policy organisations to raise the issues that affect specialist legal advice providers
- To ensure that the work of forum members is communicated to broader audience through generating content for the forum newsletter, through web site and online presence
- To provide support to the CEO and the Project Manager in the running and development of other sector support schemes such as money saving initiatives, Centres of Excellence programme, Billing Project, and others.
- Enthusiasm for the free legal advice sector and our work and commitment to social justice and equal opportunities for all.
- Educated to degree level
- Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communications skills.
- Confidence with IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Confidence in using social media platforms
- Ability to work well under pressure, with strong organisational skills
- Proven ability to communicate with a wide range of people and to liaise with other organisations.
- Highly motivated, with ability to work on own initiative and as part of a small team.
- Professional, reliable and responsible.
- A positive attitude to problem solving.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Background to Blueprint for All
We do not believe that your race, ethnicity or background should limit what you can achieve in life. Our work directly addresses some of the key challenges that hold people back. Blueprint for All runs high impact programmes that inspire and enable young people from under-represented backgrounds to succeed. We work with young people and communities to broaden their view of what is possible and help them gain the knowledge, skills, and qualifications they need.
Purpose of this post:
Corporations are now seeking to work with organisations making impactful change on diversity and inclusion. We are proud to be recognised as an ambitious, innovative & diligent charity whose purpose, programmes and outcomes are notable for their success. We have generated unprecedented corporate engagement in the last two years, engaging with over 400 new corporates on all levels, from donations, strategic funding, partnership programme delivery, to fundraising and pro bono expertise.
We are now looking to strengthen the Corporate Partnerships team to maximise on opportunities and create long-lasting, strategic relationships with new prospects, whilst engaging with the Programme delivery team to identify areas where support (funding, pro-bono & volunteering) is needed most.
The Business Development Officer will support the Corporate Partnerships team with prospect research, outreach, engagement and administration to further expand our new business pipeline. You will need to have excellent research and communication skills and the initiative to work independently at times, whilst managing competing priorities.
- Researching the private sector to identify opportunities to engage with and/or pitch to new prospects.
- Contributing to the new business pipeline to identify and make approaches to future prospects.
- Engaging with partners to utilise their expertise and/or resources to maximum effect.
- Managing a small portfolio of partners, their income and activity.
- Liaising with the Programmes team to identify future funding needs, and upcoming opportunities to involve Corporate Partners in programme delivery.
- Supporting Corporate Partnerships-related communications, including campaigns, newsletters, case studies and social media.
- Liaising with the wider team to put together case studies, proposals, contracts and online materials.
- Making sure that all approaches to partners and prospects are tracked consistently, through effective use of the CRM System (Donorfy), and other necessary trackers.
- Researching and applying to new Charity of the Year opportunities.
- Encouraging Partners to enrol into Payroll Giving.
- Administrative tasks such as income reporting and feeding into internal organisational updates and reporting when necessary.
- Maintaining the pipeline of Partners and prospects with up-to-date income, reporting, forecasting and areas for opportunity.
- Meeting with fellow officers in other departments (Programmes, Fundraising, Communications & Finance) to ensure areas for collaboration are not missed.
- Thanking donors promptly and ensuring the necessary follow up is completed where necessary.
- Proactively staying across the Corporate Fundraising sector to identify trends and areas of opportunity.
- To represent Blueprint for All at internal and external events including networking events, Partner events and launch activities, as and when required.
- 1 year experience in a business or charity environment, with exposure to new business or prospect research teams.
- Effective researcher, competently analytical and experience of generating leads over email, LinkedIn or telephone.
- Successfully working to targets or KPIs.
- Ability to prepare high-quality documents, proposals, research, and other tasks to a deadline.
- Experience of working and collaborating with other internal departments to achieve a shared goal.
- Excellent IT proficiency, specifically Microsoft Office, LinkedIn and a CRM System if possible.
- Confidence to hold or be part of meetings with partners and prospects and present where necessary.
- Knowledge or experience of Corporate Fundraising and Partnerships in the charity sector, CSR/ESG in the Private Sector and the value both can bring to each other.
Personal Skills & Attributes
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate.
- Ability to prioritise workloads, organise tasks effectively and involve other members of the team when needed.
- A self-starter that is able to take initiative and work independently on new projects or a set task.
- Motivated by success.
- A commitment to Blueprint for All’s mission & vision.
Blueprint for All is keen to encourage applications from people from all backgrounds including race, disability, gender, faith and sexual orientation.
Please complete a covering letter statement attached to your CV demonstrating your capabilities in relation to each of the essential and personal qualities listed above, addressing each point in the order shown.
Where relevant use your answers to illustrate how your competences have helped you achieve positive results. This will give you the best possible chance of being short listed.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Salary and holiday
£97-£100k FTE plus 6% contributory pension. 27 days plus Bank Holidays.
Hours and location
Hybrid (a mixture of home/onsite working), onsite presence in London office at King’s Cross (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH) required. 35 hours a week, flexible working considered.
The Anna Freud Centre is a leading mental health charity for children and families - please visit our website for more information.
The post-holder will have an opportunity to create and shape the new role of Chief People Officer within the Centre. You will play a key role on the Executive Leadership Team, acting as the top people strategist within the Centre and contributing to the strategic deliberations of the Executive Team. You will develop and lead a People Strategy and support and promote our continued culture transformation.
You will be joining at an important and exciting time. We have an ambitious five-year strategy to close the gaps in mental health support by empowering children, young people, their parents, carers and the millions of professionals working with children and learning from them. Please have an overview of our five-year strategy here for more information.
The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Please email Recruitment with any job enquiries, or if you require assistance or experience difficulties when applying. Please note succesful candidate(s) will be asked to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the advertised employment contract and we are unable to sponsor Visas because we do not hold a sponsor licence.
Closing date for applications
Midday (12pm), Wednesday 14 September 2022.
Notification of interview
Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than, Wednesday 21 September 2022.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 29 September and Friday 30 September 2022 on the following hours:
Thursday 29 September:
- 11:00 – 12:00
- 12:15 – 13:15
- 15:30 – 16:30
- 16:45 – 17:45
Friday 30 September:
- 10:00 – 11:00
- 11:15 – 12:15
How to apply
Please visit our vacancies page to register an account and apply online.
We are unable to accept CVs and kindly request no contact from agencies.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £30,206 - £33,228 per annum
Are you looking for a new challenge in 2022?
We’re looking for a creative and organised Internal Communications Officer to join our passionate team based in London!
This is a permanent contract opportunity with a closing date of Monday 29th August 2022.
At Centrepoint, we’ve set ourselves the bold ambition of ending youth homelessness by 2037, which we can’t do without one of our most valuable assets – our amazing staff team. We need all Centrepoint staff to get behind our strategy and understand what their roles are in achieving it (this is where you come in!)
For this to happen, we need you to help us make sure staff:
- Have a voice by creating a safe space for meaningful feedback and discussion with senior leaders and the wider organisation.
- Have ways to connect to staff members and services across the organisation.
- Know how to access important information and documents to help them do their job.
- Feel informed and clear about organisational activity and strategy.
- Feel part of a wider family and help set the tone of a positive working culture.
We are proud to have a diverse workforce that is based across the UK and with many of our teams working in new and different ways; staff engagement and internal communication has never been more important.
This role will help us roll out our organisational strategy and support the delivery of the people strategy, which includes staff wellbeing. It is also a great opportunity to take ownership of our new internal communications platform, using creative and strategic ideas to help us make it a success with staff in all corners of Centrepoint.
You will be working with teams at all levels of the organisation, from liaising with our Senior Executive Team for org-wide updates, to teaming up with our Diversity and Inclusion Working Groups on important Inclusion Week content. You’ll also head up the Internal Communications Committee, listening to staff feedback and putting it into practice.
In return for your efforts you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:
- 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days
- Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to develop and progress in your career
- Employer pension contributions of 4%
- Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
- An interest-free travel loan
At Centrepoint we challenge the discrimination within society that contributes to youth homelessness, and we are just as committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint itself. We are passionate about ensuring all of our colleagues are made to feel included in the work we do and that we value the rich diversity within the organization
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, belief in any religion and none, gender identity, ethnic origin, class, sexuality, nationality, appearance, unrelated criminal activities, disability, responsibility for dependents, part time or shift workers, being HIV positive or living with AIDS, lived experience of homelessness or using young people’s services and any other matter which causes a person to be treated with injustice.
Centrepoint’s policy is to recruit, employ and promote people on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed, and to this end, our aim is to ensure that all applicants, employees and volunteers receive equal treatment.
If you like what you’ve read and you think you fancy an exciting and rewarding challenge, then we’d love to hear from you.
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Internal Communications Officer click 'Apply' now!
Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 19 September 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 27 September 2022
CPRE, the countryside charity is looking for an experienced Individual Giving Officer to maximise income from new and existing supporters from cash appeals, regular giving and digital.
As the Individual Giving Officer, you will help to develop and deliver a varied direct marketing programme to generate income from new and existing individual supporters. You will be responsible for planning and delivering activities across diverse income streams, including cash appeals, regular giving and digital.
You will report to the Individual Giving Manager and be part of the wider Income Generation team, which also includes Supporter Care and Development and Membership and Community.
We are looking for someone with a real passion, energy and aptitude for creating compelling fundraising
stories. You’ll work with internal teams and external creative partners to translate these into effective communications and supporter journeys. You will need to have experience of tailoring messages to suit different audiences so that you can help us engage new supporters, as well as steward and grow income from existing audiences.
The successful candidate will have previous fundraising experience, be highly organised and have a proven track record in project managing direct marketing activities across a range of channels, including digital. We also require the post holder to be numerate and confident working with data, with the know-how to devise robust tests, draft accurate data briefs, and deliver insightful ‘end of campaign’ evaluation reports.
CPRE places high value on equality. We treat everyone with respect and consideration because we know it’s the right thing to do. We also know that diverse teams make much better decisions, are more creative and more stimulating to work in. So, if you join us, you will be able to help us put equality, the environment and diversity at the centre of everything we do. We hope you like the sound of the job and will take the time to apply!
Candidates should read the candidate information pack and job and person specification below then complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted). Please make sure you address the criteria outlined in the job and person specification; failing to do so will mean you will be unlikely to be shortlisted.
CPRE is an equal opportunities employer.
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Strategic Capital Project Manager
We are looking for a Strategic Capital Project Manager to project manage the Britannia Village Hall redevelopment, Britannia Village Green improvements, and other capital projects on community assets in the West Silvertown area.
About Britannia Village Hall:
Britannia Village Hall has served the local community for over 20 years. But with new spaces becoming available in the area there is a unique opportunity to create far better community facilities and new homes that we can all be proud of. Our vision is for a beautiful new community space made by the community, for the community - a long-lasting new heart of the Village. We have already held several community meetings, appointed a project team and submitted 2 pre-apps to Newham council. We are currently appointing a partner to take on the build of the project.
About West Silvertown:
West Silvertown is a fast-growing urban community in the Royal Docks. Britannia Village was built as an urban village in the 1990s, surrounded by water and industrial land. In the past 10 years, over 5000 new homes have been built in the area, and at least 12,000 more homes are planned over the next 20 years. West Silvertown Foundation is working to ensure the development of the local area genuinely benefits local people, seeking to provide community facilities across all the new developments, and improving the quality of existing community assets.
We are looking for individuals with experience of managing major capital projects, who identify with our values and want to use their skills to make a big difference in an exciting community. You will be joining a small but committed and embedded team who want to help to nurture and build sustainable communities where people choose to live.
This post is initially offered for 2 years as a fixed-term contract.
If you are interested in this position, please consider the attached job information and send us a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 explaining why you think your skills and experience match the role, together with an up-to-date copy of your CV.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 14th September, 5pm
WSF is committed to inclusion, and we will therefore ensure that no applicants or employees receive less favourable treatment than others on grounds of race, sex, marital status, religion, disability or sexual orientation or be disadvantaged by any conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Director of strategic communications and insight
Salary: £74,000 (London) or £70,200 (regional) per annum
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week) job share or substantial part-time applications welcome
Location: Flexible. Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London N1, with flexibility to regularly work from home OR home-based, with occasional travel to the office in line with NCVO’s flexible working policy or home working policy (if outside London)
This new role of director of strategic communications and insight will be pivotal in ensuring NCVO delivers high impact across all of our work to support, amplify and connect members and the wider voluntary sector. We have twin communication goals. First is to amplify the work of our members and the wider voluntary sector to ensure the essential role that charities and volunteers play is recognised amongst decision makers and the public. Second is to ensure our important work reaches the right people in the right way to grow our impact and income. This role is also critical to ensuring we understand the challenges our members face, their hopes and dreams, and the evolving role of NCVO in supporting them.
This position is a fantastic challenge at an important moment for us. With a new CEO, and driven by our values of inclusive, open, collaborative and ambitious, we are now into the second year of our bold and exciting new strategy. You will lead and embed a new team that brings together our digital content, digital development, marketing and communication functions to enable a more strategic and unified approach to all our communications. In parallel, the successful candidate will create a new insights function within the wider team, drawing together other previously separate functions to ensure we take a strategic approach to the way we gather and use insights and data about members, customers and the wider sector.
You will have an impressive track record of providing strategic vision to high performing marketing, digital and communication functions. The successful candidate will also have extensive experience of positioning these functions to support income generation, including using data and insights. Ideally you will have overseen website and digital platforms focused on providing high quality user experience. Bringing a highly collaborative style you will be used to creating and driving through cross-organisational strategies in a complex environment. You will be a leader who can inspire, engage and grow a professional and creative team, including technical experts in areas such as digital development and CRM. You will also be an active participant in our ongoing culture change work as a member of the leadership team and also by providing strategic oversight to internal communications which is particularly important in a hybrid working environment.
From local and national support services to green spaces, sports clubs, museums and the arts, voluntary organisations and volunteers are a vital part of communities across the country. As the membership community for charities and voluntary organisations, NCVO has championed volunteers and the voluntary sector for over a hundred years.
NCVO is fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our sector. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are under-represented in NCVO, particularly at senior level. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.
- Closing date: 5pm Monday 5th September
- Short listing date: 6th and 7th September
- Panel interview: 14th or 16th September
- Staff panel: 21st September
Why work for us?
Are you passionate about tackling social, gender and climate injustice and career / personal development opportunities in the NGO or business space?
CARE International UK has a long-standing history of working with business to alleviate global poverty, not only through fundraising but as strategic partners who help embed equality and social impact into business practices and policies, from the boardroom to the last mile. The Business with CARE (BwC) team have built innovative and exciting private sector partnerships with large companies, such as GSK, Mondelez International, Diageo, Marks and Spencer and Unilever, to tackle key business issues around sustainability, gender inclusion and equity.
We are looking for a Business Development Officer (BDO) to work with us in an innovative, award winning sustainable development team. This is an exciting time to join CARE International UK’s Business with CARE team which is at the forefront of working with business to design and implement innovative solutions to enable marginalised people living in poverty to have better access to goods, services and livelihoods, tackling gender inequality and the impacts of climate change.We are continuing to evolve our innovative solutions and service offering, and diversify our partnership base – and you will be a part of this!
At CARE International UK we affirm the dignity, potential and contribution of participants, donors, partners and staff. Our actions are consistent with our mission. We are honest and transparent in what we do and say and accept responsibility for our collective and individual actions. We work together effectively to serve the larger community. We constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater impact.
We want a talented individual who can support the delivery of CARE’s new business strategy to diversify and enhance existing and new corporate partnerships – resulting in a win-win for marginalised people living in poverty and for sustainable business practices.
About the role
The Business with CARE team is made up of 16+ staff that work with the private sector to support, partner and advocate for gender and climate justice. We are responsible for delivering on annual targets to achieve Investment, Impact, Influence, and Innovation through partnerships with the private sector.
As part of Business with CARE (BwC) team you will be integral to support the new business activities, and will report into the Business Development Manager but will also support the Corporate Fundraising and Partnership Innovation function.
This is a great role to experience and deepen understanding of Business’s role in delivering the SDGs together in partnership with NGOs. The main function of this role is to support business development management in developing and converting the BwC pipeline into viable contracts and income. You will be responsible for sector and partner research, to build the pipeline, and inform outreach strategy, marketing material and proposal development. You will have the opportunity to coordinate the full proposal development cycle, working closely with CARE’s global technical expert teams, country offices and partners to provide inputs into pitches, concepts, budgets and proposals. You will be responsible for maintaining the BwC knowledge resources and client database, especially in terms of live opportunities and conversion.
Your role will contribute to CARE’s global programme goals, fundraising targets and advocacy work. Further you will be working with a range of companies that are wanting to creating lasting impact and change for people living in poverty around the world.
CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places. We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
CARE International UK is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We are committed to dismantling harmful and oppressive structures of power and accordingly centre gender equity in our work to save lives, fight poverty and achieve social justice. The post holder agrees to promote and uphold these principles.
CARE International UK operates fair, transparent and non-discriminatory recruitment practices and actively encourages applications from candidates from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from candidates from Black and minoritised communities, LGBT+ candidates and disabled candidates.
CARE International UK is a disability confident employer. As part of our commitment to disability inclusion we guarantee interviews to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the relevant section in the online application form. If at any stage of the recruitment process you require reasonable adjustments, including a copy of the recruitment pack in large print or an alternative format, please contact us.
CARE International UK has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or a child by any of our staff, representatives or partners. Recruitment to all jobs in CARE International UK includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. Safeguarding our beneficiaries is our top priority in everything we do.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Talent Set are excited to be partnering with The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) to find their new Strategic Communications Officer.
We are looking to speak to exceptional Communications Officers to fill 2 Strategic Communications Officer positions within the NLCF. One permanent and one a 12-month FTC.
The NLCF has a wonderful flexible working environment, and this role is offered as a hybrid working pattern with an expectation of occasional travel to an NLCF office location in Cardiff, London, or Birmingham.
National Lottery players raise an incredible £30 million a week for good causes. This money funds projects and activities that transform communities, protect our heritage and enrich lives through arts, sports and culture. We are proud to be one of 12 distributors responsible for awarding this funding across the UK.
- Help to protect and enhance the Fund’s reputation, working with the Strategic Communications team to create and deliver targeted communications activity to external audiences. This role is core to the function of the team, and you will underpin communications activity across the Fund.
- Hold responsibility for supporting local, England and UK-wide priorities. Primarily, by building relationships internally and externally in your designated region, and promoting the Fund’s work at a local and national level.
- Ensure communications are tailored to our different audiences and channels in line with wider plans for influencing and sharing knowledge and learning including, developing and maintaining a strong presence through digital and social channels.
- work with grant holders and beneficiaries to tell their stories through the range of channels we manage providing support through training, guidance and tools.
- Targets to measure impact of communications activity will need to be set to inform future approaches as well as researching and analysing audiences to better inform communications activity. In addition, you will support crisis communications and cross channel strategy development as well as the out of hours on call rota.
To do this the right candidate will have experience in the following:
- Developed skills in writing, editorial and communicating
- A good understanding of public policy and the policy context in which the Fund operates
- Experience of strategic communications thinking, with the ability to set strategies based on audience analysis and understanding of communication and engagement channels
- Digital skills including some experience of using digital and social channels to engage audiences
- Planning and resource management skills
- Experience of integrated communications activity using a variety of channels
- The ability to establish objectives and provide strategic communications advice and a communications service that responds to business needs
- The ability to build relationships to support the fund and grant holders in telling stories and engaging new audiences and customers
If we receive a high number of applications, we may need to close earlier than advertised so get your application in quickly! Regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.
Along with The NLCF 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.
Saferworld is an independent international organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote co-operative approaches to security.
We’re looking for people with a background on conflict prevention and peacebuilding programming to join us at Saferworld. The ideal candidate will be passionate about designing programmes to advance social change, conflict prevention and excited to work with colleagues across the globe and with a wide range of amazing local and national partner organisations in fragile and conflict affected settings. Experience on gender and women, peace and security, partnerships, security and justice, and supporting social movements would be an added asset.
You will support country and regional teams in designing and mobilising funding for peace, security and justice programmes. Working closely with country colleagues, the post-holder will lead on: coordinating and facilitating programme development processes, developing and supporting the implementation of long-term funding plans, supporting new donor engagements and sustaining relationships with current donors; and writing high quality funding applications.
You will have proven experience of programme management and support, successful programme design and bid leadership, and will have the skills and experience to lead programme design processes that can then be used as the basis for fundraising and effective programming.
Please go to our website for a full job description and details of how to apply.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking a creative Senior Strategic Communications Officer to project manage communications initiatives to increase income and impact via corporate partnerships, this is initially a 12 month contract.
This is for a thriving animal charity in an exciting time of growth. They are offering London hyrbid working.
Reporting into the Senior Strategic Communications Manager, you will help to shape proposals, develop briefs for internal and external stakeholders and manage the corporate communications schedule for a wide range of existing corporate partners and new business prospects.
You will be a creative thinker with bags of enthusiasm and experience of working within a similar role either in-house or in an agency.
Day to day you will play a pivotal role in helping to shape the narrative for new business prospects, ensuring they match up with our strategy without conflicting with other partners.
This will include managing agencies and working closely with Communications and Digital colleagues to deliver plans and monitor the results, helping us to continuously improve.
You will naturally keep abreast of relevant news coverage which could positively or negatively impact our partners and communicate these media developments in a timely manner, helping the corporate team to drive forward opportunities and spot reputational risks.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with proven ability to project manage a successful high-profile integrated campaign using initiative from start to finish, with demonstrable results.
Youll be a collaborative team player with excellent written and verbal
communications skills and extensive prior experience in writing engaging content for a variety of audiences and purposes.
This client is interviewing on a rolling basis so please get in touch ASAP to not miss out!
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.
About the organisation
Manor Gardens Welfare Trust (MGWT) is a health and wellbeing charity, with a long established history and strong reputation within the community of Islington.
Our mission is to help people take action to change their lives for the better, promoting mental and physical health and wellbeing programmes, whilst increasing social inclusion. You can learn more about the organisation here.
MGWT covers a broad spectrum of work, from children’s childcare and education to refugee/asylum seeker programmes, services for long term conditions including mental health, and FGM programmes.
Our income is largely generated through generated through commissioned services, grants, trusts and unrestricted rental income from our buildings. There are ambitions to grow the organisation’s reach and increase impact, offering long term and solutions focused services.
We’re seeking a CEO to guide the next stages of strategic leadership, remaining operationally hands on to ensure delivery of our mission.
About the role
As CEO you will come in to an existing framework and strategy, leading the next stages of organisational delivery.
Given the breadth of services the role remains operationally hands on – with opportunity to review and improve/adjust systems to find new ways of working, allowing for greater efficiency. It is the CEO’s responsibility to ensure the structure and processes are robust, continuing to position MGWT as a trusted and credible partner.
MGWT isn’t simply an outreach/signposting organisation – there are elements of robust casework and it is viewed as a trusted provider of support and care. The early years services are Ofsted rated and hold significant external accountability, with the CEO acting as the registered person.
MGWT owns it’s main building, acting as a landlord with c.£400k annual rental income from other organisations. As CEO you will hold overall responsibility for building management, health and safety, legal matters etc., retaining core unrestricted funding through this function.
You will continue to support the organisation (incl. service users/key stakeholders) to emerge from the pandemic, recognising the changes and impact this has brought for staff and communities. By regrouping and stabilising you will address the priority needs and demands of those we support.
In an evolving external environment you will be mindful of how the operating landscapes are changing and focused on retaining strong relationships with local authority/key partners to shape and influence services for our communities.
- Experienced and visionary senior management professional.
- Hands on leader – balancing oversight/strategy and day to day operations.
- Experience of service delivery – ideally from a health/wellbeing/social care/early years background.
- Demonstrated understanding of Ofsted/registered services
- Ability to lead with gravitas and diplomacy.
- Knowledge/experience of the contract and funding cycle to ensure financial viability.
- Strong sector awareness/understanding of changes to external operating environments.
- Demonstrable knowledge of the legal, governance and financial responsibilities of managing a charity.
Thursday 25 August – application deadline (CV and cover letter)
Week commencing 5 September – first interviews (virtual and competency based)
Week commencing 12 September – final interviews (face to face) and informal coffee chats with line reports/key stakeholders
Please get in touch with Naomi at QuarterFive for further details and to register your interest: naomi [at] quarterfive [dot] co [dot] uk
Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society. Around the world, we are growing a movement of abolitionists who believe freedom is worth the fight. Our team works from more than 30 locations across five continents. If you’re looking to make a difference, this is the place for the you.
Hope for Justice is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you feel that your skills and experience fit one of our roles then we would welcome your application regardless of your background.
Hope for Justice is seeking an outstanding communicator, relationship-builder and problem solver to take us to the next level in the way we interact with institutional funders and grant-making bodies.
As Strategic Partnerships Manager you will be responsible for identifying, developing and winning high priority and complex grants from major institutional donors. Building and maintaining partnerships with International NGOs, consultancies and academic institutions, this will involve identifying, negotiating and managing consortium arrangements. Ensuring that grants/awards are being managed accordingly and reporting requirements for all donors are met. Achieving long term multiyear sustainable income for Hope for Justice programmes globally.
The ideal candidate will have solid expertise in written and numerical/analytical skills, as well as a strong track record securing large grants from institutional donors including FCDO, UK Home Office, USAID, US Department of State, UN Agencies, etc. –through building complex bids and face to face negotiations. The ability to liaise confidently and diplomatically with donors and colleagues globally and have excellent understanding and experience of project/programme design. The successful candidate requires proven experience fundraising within an NGO/Inter-governmental organisation.
We are passionate about ending modern slavery and human trafficking. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity, then Hope for Justice may be the place for you!
For more information, please download the Role profile at the bottom of the advert.
Business development & Partnership building
- Identify funding opportunities by keeping abreast of the international institutional funding landscape, as well as trends within the international development (and specifically Modern Slavery/Human Trafficking) sector, assessing new market opportunities, and forming partnerships. Work closely with country offices to identify and respond to funding opportunities.
- Manage the bid development cycle, including ensuring decision-gate processes are followed, identify and negotiate with consortium partners, write and edit technical content of bids and ensure high-quality bid design which responds to donor requirements.
- Build highly productive relationships with institutional donors and negotiate effectively.
- Develop and deliver tailored, high-quality bids, working closely with all relevant HFJ departments to design comprehensive and evidence-based projects for funding.
- Represent Hope for Justice at external meetings with donors and consortium partners.
- Support the Strategic Partnerships Lead to devise, deliver and report on specific projects from the team’s annual plan.
- Manage relationships with existing donors, inputting into engagement strategies, communicating with donors regularly, and share key information about their projects in between reporting periods.
- Ensure reporting requirements for all donors are met and reports are completed to deadlines.
- Lead on donor grant agreement/contract negotiations and compliance.
- Ensure all relevant team members are fully briefed on the terms and conditions of donor grant agreements/contracts, including key deadlines (completion of award management documents as required).
- Manage due diligence processes, facilitate donor audits and coordinate with the programmes team on external evaluations for donor funded projects.
- Travel is expected as part of the role, including willingness to travel to Hope for Justice Programmes.
- Any other related duties as delegated by the Strategic Partnerships Lead or Chief Strategy Officer.
- Support volunteers that are assigned to the team.
- Ensure harmonious working relationships with all Hope for Justice Departments and staff.
- Work at all times in line with HFJ policies and procedures and the wider strategy, culture and ethos of Hope for Justice.
- Understand and uphold the standards outlined in the Hope for Justice Safeguarding policies, acting with due care and attention to safeguard the wellbeing of anyone that comes into contact with our work and reporting concerns if they do arise.
Benefits of working at Hope for Justice
Hope for Justice is committed to supporting our staff’s wellbeing and offers competitive salaries and a range of additional benefits to our staff. This includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme contributions, company sick pay, enhanced maternity and paternity pay and access to the Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their family. As well as operating both Flexible and Hybrid working policies for our UK employees.
Salary: Up to £39,000, dependent on experience
Closing date: 2nd September 2022
Location: Flexible (Occasional travel to the Manchester head office maybe required)
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records checks, in line with our Global background checks policy. Hope for Justice participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, as part of the referencing process we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
RedbridgeCVS is the local umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in Redbridge. We are a small, friendly team based in central Ilford - just 20 minutes by train from Liverpool Street station. Every year we support over 350 voluntary and community groups, helping them to flourish and make a difference in their communities.
We are looking for a dynamic and strategic leader to join the team as our Head of Community Development. This is a varied and exciting role which will involve leading and developing our work with and for the local VCS, including:
- Practical and developmental support
- Voice, advocacy and influencing
- Building partnerships and supporting collaboration
- Nurturing an environment in which volunteering can thrive
You will lead across the programme to ensure synergy, leading to greater impact and stronger support for the local sector. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious leader with the drive to develop and build our work to meet the needs and aspirations of our members and the communities they serve.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 25th August 2022. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 31st August.
Please note that the role will be based at RedbridgeCVS, 103 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 4PU; however, consideration can be given to a hybrid working pattern to enable working from home. Any hybrid working arrangement will be subject to a trial period and will be reviewed during the probation period.
At RedbridgeCVS, we recognise that our team is our greatest asset. We aim to create a culture where everyone feels valued, supported and fulfilled. We offer the following benefits to all our team members:
- A supportive learning culture and opportunities to develop in your role
- 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
- A range of workplace wellbeing initiatives
- Flexible working opportunities
- Employer pension contribution
- Season ticket and cycle to work scheme
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Strategic Volunteering Partner
Salary: Circa £45k
Contract/Hours: Permanent, 36 hours per week
Location: Sydenham, South London (1-2 days working from home)
Closing Date: 6th September 2022
Interview Date: 15th September 2022
St Christopher’s is a modern, friendly and vibrant place offering world class palliative and end of life care as well as invaluable support to over 7,000 people across Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.
We have an exciting opportunity for a personable and experienced Strategic Volunteering Partner to join our busy HR/People Directorate. This is a crucial role within the organisation that requires someone with the ability to build strong working relationships across our volunteer teams and with our volunteer managers.
As a member of the Wider Leadership Team and line management responsibility for at least one other postholder, you will be required to deliver on all of the volunteer-related elements contained within our new Strategy, due to be launched this autumn.
If you have a passion for volunteers and would thrive in an environment where you can support their growth, development, engagement and performance, recognising the important contribution volunteers make within the organisation and the sector, we will be excited to hear from you!
Some of our benefits:
- You will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference within the organisation and our local community
- Access to excellent training and development opportunities
- Season ticket loans/cycle to work scheme
- Generous annual leave entitlement (25 days increasing to 27 days per annum after 12 months qualifying period)
- A number of health and wellbeing initiatives
- A competitive contributory pension scheme with life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan
- An onsite staff canteen
- Access to plenty of free local street parking