If you share our passion for making the efforts, energy and resources of charities have a greater impact, then this is the right place for you. Below are our current opportunities for you to help us build a more effective charity sector. Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Current opportunities

 

Trusts and Major Gifts Manager

Closing date: 19 September 2019

About NPC

NPC is recruiting for a Trusts and Major Gifts Manager to join our busy and dynamic Innovation and Development team.

The Innovation and Development team at NPC leads on new strategies, partnerships and projects and spearheads our fundraising activity to support independent research. We are a small team, and there is plenty of opportunity to get involved with research, events and idea generation.

About the role

The Trust and Major Gifts Manager will support the growth of trusts, foundations, and major donor income and will develop the strategy in these areas of income, with a primary focus on NPC’s Supporters’ Circle too. They will support on the creation of a new fundraising strategy and will identify, cultivate and secure trusts and foundations support to NPC’s wider variety of programmes and activities. The Manager will also work with individuals capable of giving on a major gift level,and will enjoy the balance between face to face donor meetings and written applications.

The ideal candidate will be skilled at initiating and building relationships with new and existing supporters via telephone, email, and in person, ensuring the relationship that is built is beneficial for both NPC and the partner. You will have demonstrable experience of either trusts and foundations fundraising or individual supporter fundraising (or both). Crucially, you will understand the balance required between bespoke applications and the potential need for developing compelling proposals on a quick deadline. You will have a keen interest in the charitable sector in the UK and will enjoy working with colleagues who are leading experts in their field.

Based in London.

Salary: £31,000-36,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience.

How to apply

Please use the following link, which will direct you through to further information about the role and how to apply: https://www.prospect-us.co.uk/jobs/details/hq00176071 

Principal: Strategy and Leadership

Job reference PC02

Closing date: 23 September 2019

NPC is looking for a Principal Consultant with expertise in systems change and strategy to join our busy and innovative consulting team on a full time or part time basis.  

About NPC

NPC is the leading, independent consultancy and think tank for the UK social sector, working with charities, philanthropic funders and policymakers to achieve the greatest possible social impact for the people, places and causes that need it. 

Our consultancy department works with some of the leading charities and funders in the social sector, helping them to have greater impact. We do this through helping organisations think about their strategy and goals, their contribution to systems change and how they can work better with their service users. Our clients and funders include the National Lottery Community Fund, Scope, Friends Provident Foundation and many other small to large charities and funders. Our consultancy works with our think tank to provide thought leadership for the sector.  

As a Principal within the Strategy and Leadership Team you will primarily undertake strategy and research projects for charities and funders, but also have plenty of chances to contribute to NPC’s wider thinking, profile and engagement in the sector.You will be responsible for leading and developing an area of NPC’s work. This is an exciting opportunity if you have a passion for making the charity sector more effective. 

About the role

The role includes: 

  • Developing our work on strategy and systems change. Advocating for these approaches within the sector, writing research reports, and advising clients on how to develop effective strategies and systems change approaches.  
  • Working with senior members of the Research and Consultancy team to update our strategy and business plan, and develop business that meets the business plan. This involves responding to enquiries for work, as well as proactively developing new business. 
  • Leading client projects and managing client relationships. This involves working with a team of consultants to ensure that client work meets the objectives of the client, taking responsibility for ensuring high quality work.  

The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience of working in a relevant environment, working in the charity sector, consulting, or professional services. You will have experience of systems change and strategy, either from practice or consulting basis, and be interested in sharing your knowledge more widely in the sector. You will have excellent research, stakeholder management and facilitation skills, and be able to work flexibly and independently. You will have experience of developing business and scoping projects.   

Based in London. We are open to applicants who wish to work on a full-time or part-time basis, at least 30 hours per week.  

Download the job description.

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience. 

How to apply 

We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way. 

To apply, please send: 

  • a cover letter (no longer than two sides) that highlights the attributes that you believe that you would bring to this role. We are particularly interested in:
    • experience and knowledge of systems change and strategy approaches; 
    • experience and knowledge of the charity sector; 
    • experience managing and influencing stakeholders; 
    • experience managing multiple projects; and 
    • business development experience.  
  • your CV 
  • a completed equal opportunities form to recruitment@thinknpc.org before the deadline of 12 noon Monday 23 September 2019. Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement. Your cover letter will be used in the initial screening of your application. 

If you would like to speak to someone about the role before applying, please email the Director of Consulting, Angela Kail on angela.kail@thinkNPC.org  

Interviews will take place weeks commencing 30 September (1st round) and 7 October (2nd round). 

 

Fundraising & Research Executive

Job reference FR03

Closing date: 7 October 2019

NPC is looking for a part-time Fundraising & Research Executive, to join our busy and dynamic Innovation and Development team and provide support with our fundraising, research, and innovation projects.

About NPC

NPC is the leading, independent consultancy and think tank for the UK social sector, working with charities, philanthropic funders and policymakers to achieve the greatest possible social impact for the people, places and causes that need it.

The Innovation and Development team at NPC lead on new strategies, partnerships and projects and spearhead our fundraising activity to support independent research. We are a small team, and there is plenty of opportunity to get involved with research, events and idea generation.

About the role

The Fundraising & Research Executive provides support across a range of activities, contributing to stakeholder research, donor engagement, event management and wider fundraising activities. The work will provide a grounding in producing high quality, bespoke communications, fundraising across multiple income streams, and liaising with senior stakeholders both inside and outside the organisation.

You will have good research and time management skills and be able to manage contributions to multiple projects at once. You will be an effective communicator, able to relate with personal credibility to colleagues from across the organisation, as well as senior external stakeholders. Finally, you will have enthusiasm for NPC’s mission and for working in the voluntary sector.

Based in London.

Salary: £21,500 – £23,500 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience.

Hours: c 22.5 hours a week. We are open to exploring flexible working opportunities.

Download the job description.

How to apply

We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way.

To apply, please send:

  • a cover letter (no longer than two sides) providing your evidence of meeting the key skills and competencies noted above and in the job description
  • your CV
  • a completed equal opportunites form

Interviews will take place weeks commencing 14 October (1st round) and 21 October (2nd round).

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