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06/08/2020

Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator at Community First

Home working with some time spent in the Devizes office
Fixed term contract to December 2021
18 Hours per week – £15,032 gross per annum (FTE £30,480 gross p.a. pro rata)

 
Community First are looking for an exceptional individual to support our fundraising and marketing activity and join the Youth Action Wiltshire team who support young people aged 5-25 years including young carers, and young people not in education, employment or training.
The new role is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of the team in helping to shape the future vision of this dynamic and successful organisation, with responsibility for development and delivery of multi-channel marketing for YAW fundraising, client services, business trading and support on overall brand awareness.
 
Working alongside the delivery teams and voluntary fundraisers, candidates should be self-motivated and happy to work alone but equally confident amongst a team in organising and motivating volunteers, staff, and the young people we support. You will have a strong working knowledge of marketing and communications in the charity space and experience of delivering fundraising strategies and running digital marketing campaigns.
 
You will continue communications with the organisation’s long-standing and highly committed audience of established individual and legacy donors alongside creating and implementing new communications strategies for new audiences.
 
Ideal candidates will need to have:

 
In addition, we are looking for someone who can support the strategic development of the organisation, working closely with the Chief Executive to include partnership and relationship development, income generation and overall growth across a number of areas of our work.
Identifying potential new sources of funding and developing proposals to be submitted for external funding support to ensure the continuation and development of existing or new areas of work will also be part of the role.
 
Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.
 
For additional information on the role, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire at scrawley@communityfirst.org.uk or by phone on 01380 729813.
 
Closing date: Friday 4th September 2020
Interviews: w/c 14th September 2020
 
To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post, please visit www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies. CVs, with a covering letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered.
Please send applications to Bernadette Lowe, Business Support Manager at blowe@communityfirst.org.uk

 
Community First is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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06/08/2020

Fundraising and Marketing Manager at Willows Counselling and Training Service

Job Title: Fundraising and Marketing Manager
Department: Finance
Hours per Week: 16
Contract: 6 months contract with extension funds permitting
Salary: £18-20k full time dependent on experience (equating to £7,200 – £8000 pro-rata)
Employee Benefits: Willows offers 26 days holiday per year (pro rata), free on-site parking and flexible working hours for this post.
Application deadline is 12 noon Friday 4th September 2020.
 
Organisation
Willows is a Swindon based charity, in operation for 30 years, offering subsidised counselling particularly specialising in working with clients that have been affected by trauma and abuse. In addition to its counselling activities. Willows also runs a thriving training operation offering certified training qualifications in counselling as well as courses on well-being for local businesses and other charitable organisations.
 
About the role
This role is new to the organisation of Willows Counselling service. Willows has a current supporter base of individuals and many links to local businesses and churches.
To facilitate the future strategic vision and aims of Willows this post will take the lead on fundraising via a balanced range of income generation streams. A second key aim of this role is to enhance Willows reputation and credibility with funders and the wider community, by further developing and implementing the marketing strategy.
This post will report to the Executive Director and Finance Manager and will also be expected to work closely with other key staff members and volunteers.
 
Main Responsibilities

 
Job Requirements
 
Essential

 
Desirable

 
How to Apply
Application deadline is 12 noon Friday 4th September 2020
Applications should be made in the form of a covering letter and CV to The Executive Director Tanya Orr director@willowscounselling.org.uk

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24/07/2020

Building Bridges Financial Compliance Officer at Community First

Devizes based with some home working
£20,456 gross p.a. pro rata
Fixed term contract to September 2021
30 – 36.5 hours per week negotiable

 
We are looking for an individual who is extremely organised and can support the Building Bridges Programme Manager to effectively deliver the Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the National Lottery Communities Fund and the European Social Fund.
 
The role will be to provide financial administrative assistance and general support to the Building Bridges lead team and, in particular, compliance checking of the financial claims across all programme delivery partners.
 
It will require someone with an eye for detail and process who can provide reliable support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager and lead team to ensure effective and compliant delivery of the programme.
 
The role will be fully funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is a fixed term contract to September 2021. The salary is £20,456 gross per annum pro rata, plus 7% employer pension contribution.
 
Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.
 
Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website at www.buildingbridgessw.org.uk
 
Closing date: 21st August 2020
Interviews: 3rd / 4th September 2020
 
To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post, please visit www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies
 
For additional information, please contact Dave Potts, Building Bridges Programme Manager on 01380 732826.
Community First is an equal opportunities employer.
 
Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.
 
The project has received up to £6.4M of funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

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17/07/2020

Could You spot a loan shark?

Free online 45 minute Training Seminars (live, trainer-led training sessions)  
 
This session explains who Stop Loan Sharks are, what they do, how they do it and how they can work together to help victims of illegal lenders.
 
These sessions will take place during July and August on the following times and dates:
 
14:30 –  Tuesday 21st July – Book here
 
14:30 – Tuesday 28th July – Book here
 
14:30 – Tuesday 4th August – Book here
 
14:30 – Tuesday 11th August – Book here
 
14:30 – Tuesday 18th August – Book here
 
14:30 – Tuesday 25th August – Book here
 
The link to the the training will be sent to you the day before your session takes place.

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15/07/2020

Project Director and Designated Safeguarding at SMASH

Hours: 28 hours per week
Duration of post: Permanent dependent on funding
Salary: £32,032 per annum (for 28-hour week)
 
Background
SMASH is an incorporated charity funded by public grants, philanthropic contributions and commissioned services. SMASH promotes wellbeing – the education, research, service delivery and best practice to ensure sustainable change in individuals and ultimately the local community of Swindon.
Wellbeing is the key to the prevention and early intervention of mental ill health and the solutions to thriving individuals and flourishing communities.
 
The Role
The Project Director is the pivotal role in the organisation’s day to day running and long-term strategic direction. The role is centred around people. To succeed, this role needs to create an environment for individuals to flourish, maintain strong relationships with Trustees and external stakeholders, deliver outstanding services and measure and evaluate the impact of our work.
 
Main Responsibilities
The post holder will be responsible for:
1. Management of team to build a culture of personal accountability and autonomy
2. Oversight of programme design and delivery
3. Reporting and evaluating
4. Volunteer Management
5. Financial oversight and planning
6. Strategic oversight
7. Policy, procedures and processes to ensure safety and consistency
 
To download a full copy of the job description please click here
 
To apply for the role please request an application form by emailing recruitment@teamsmash.org.uk
CV’s are accepted along with the completed application. Closing date for completed applications to be received by email by Friday 31st July at 12 noon. Interviews dates will be arranged for early August.

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09/07/2020

Head of Finance & Governance at North Swindon Parish Council

Working hours: Full Time. The hours are 37 per week. The hours of work are those necessary to fulfil the requirements of the position. This may involve working unsocial hours in evenings and at weekends or at special events.
Contract Term: Permanent Full Time
Accountable to: Parish Clerk
Accountable for: Finance Assistant, Administration Assistant, Grant Support Manager, Leisure & Libraries Manager.
Key Relationships: Parish Clerk, Parish Councillors, Swindon Borough Council, CSNL&LT, External Contractors.
 
Main Purpose:

 
Supported by the RFO; to be responsible for the effective management of the Parish
 
To read the full roll description and person specifications please click here
 
To download an application form please click here
 

Due to Covid19; Written applications cannot be accepted at this time.
 
Deadline for applications: Friday 10th July 2020 17.00 BST
 
Applications: Completed application forms should be sent to admin@centralswindonnorthpc.gov.uk

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09/07/2020

Part Time Administrator at Swindon Food Collective

Hours: 15 Hours a week over 3 days
Rate of pay: £10 per hour
Holiday allowance: 20 days pro rata

The Swindon Food Collective is seeking to employ a part time Administrator to assist the staff and trustees in all aspects of the charity’s operations and business. The successful candidate will need to be sympathetic to the needs of our client group and supportive of the ethos of the charity and its aims.

As the local, independent food bank we are accepting both financial and non-perishable food donations so that we can operate a charity that feeds those in need. Over 7,000 people are expected to be fed this year and the acceptance and redistribution of over 92 tonnes needs to be managed.

This part time role is based at our warehouse in Westlea and is crucial to all the different teams, both internal and external, that work within and across the Swindon Food Collective network.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and attributes. They will be responsible for many administrative tasks that enable us to record and use data to enhance our funding applications, acknowledge donations and support our sponsors, aid our volunteers in their own tasks and sustain the staff in their roles.

Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are required with an up to date knowledge of computer packages such as word, excel and some understanding of databases etc. General Duties will include managing aspects of the email, post, IT, vehicles, diaries, newsletters, mailings, printing, volunteer applications, data bases, social media, stationary ordering and accepting donations etc. This list is not exhaustive.

To apply for the role please request an application form and submit your CV please by

CV’s are accepted along with the completed application and ethnic monitoring form. Closing date for completed applications to be received by email or post is Friday 31st July at 12 noon. Interviews dates will be arranged for early August.

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic situation interviews may be carried out via a web chat. Please let us know if this is a difficulty for you.

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