Leys CDI seeks CHARITY MANAGER
An exciting opportunity for a resilient self-starter to play a vital role promoting and developing this 22-year-old grassroots community charity.
The post holder’s key objectives will be to assist the Trustees with strategic planning, organisational and staff management, fundraising, and publicity.
21 hours per week, salary in the range of £33,670 p.a. pro rata, according to experience.
For more information ring Sasha East (Chair Leys CDI) on 07917 704320.
How to apply
Click on the Apply Now button and submit your completed application form and a supporting statement.
Alternatively you can email your completed application form and supporting statement to Ines Kretzschmar (Trustee Leys CDI) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date for application: Sunday, 20 September 2020
Interview date: in week beginning 28 September.
Charity Manager – Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience
- Management experience: preferably in a voluntary sector or health or social care organisation
- Direct involvement in the development of strategy, business plans and organisational polices
- Sound financial awareness, including experience of managing and controlling budgets/resources/funding/audit and an understanding of financial management procedures
- Direct experience of the UK voluntary fundraising environment, encompassing community fundraising, Trusts and Foundations
- Experience of staff management, including personal development and objective setting
- Experience of marketing and promoting an organisation to increase awareness and support.
- Proven project management skills and ability to collaborate with all stakeholders
- Experience in working with, and implementing, quality systems to ensure high quality services are delivered
- Experience of working with and managing volunteers
- Knowledge and understanding of working with vulnerable people, young and/or old.
- Knowledge of modern social media networking tools and able to use them effectively.
Skills, Abilities and Competencies
- Committed and highly self-motivated with ability to enthuse, inspire and motivate others in order to ensure the objectives of the Charity are achieved
- The ability to work in a self-directed manner, and as part of a team, including ability to develop and build good working relationships with all stakeholders and partners.
- Excellent organisational, written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to network and communicate with a wide range of people.
- Highly professional approach to all tasks
- Ability to work under pressure, managing competing priorities, and ensuring deadlines are met.
- Good organisational, administrative and time-management skills.
- Computer literacy in dealing with standard MS Office packages, including Word and basic knowledge of Spreadsheets.
- Have a passion for user led community grassroots organisations