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The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity. We enable people across the UK stay on top of their money, helping them live happier and more positive lives as a result. We are a friendly, dynamic and supportive team who are all passionate about helping people to manage money well. Come and work with us.

Vacancies:

Fundraising and Partnerships Officer

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 FTE dependent on skills and experience.

Location: Clapham Common, SW4

Full time (part-time considered for the right candidate)

Additional benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 25 days holiday, bank holidays, plus 3 further discretionary days between Christmas and New Year when the office normally closes (pro-rata if part-time). Flexible annual leave available.

 

Introduction

The Money Charity is the only UK charity which aims to help anyone of any age to manage their money. We provide financial education, information and advice to young people and adults. We also work with the financial services industry to improve practice and outcomes for their customers and to inform and influence policymakers, the media and the public.

We are looking for a fundraiser who brings a demonstrable track record of working on successful fund-raising projects.  Ideally has been involved in developing proposals for support from corporates, charitable trusts and major donors, including developing and presenting project plans and budgets.

The role is pivotal to the income generation activities of the charity. Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the senior management team, and the charity’s communications and operations staff.

This is a great opportunity for a professional who believes that fundraising is about facilitating change and empowering people to make a difference to their own lives and future generations.

 

Role Description

The post holder has a key role to play in supporting the charity to meet its strategic objectives. To continue to implement and integrate a fundraising strategy to significantly increase income. To work with the senior management team (SMT) to engage new and existing funders, so enabling The Money Charity (‘TMC’) to continue to make a real difference to the lives of young people and adults.

 

Principal Tasks and accountabilities

  • To develop and implement the charity’s fundraising, in support of the SMT, contributing to the efforts to ensure TMC undertakes the most appropriate fundraising activities to maximise income.
  • To work with colleagues to package projects for different fundraising audiences, undertaking  appropriate research, and preparing draft proposals to a brief for approval  by senior management.
  • To develop relationships with trusts, foundations, companies considering or undertaking partnership support activities, major donors and other funding bodies to grow income, demonstrating the impact of the donor’s funding, or the impact their funding will have. This will include:

o   Identifying funding opportunities for TMC and responding with appropriate high quality proposals and applications.

o   Creating funding opportunities for TMC through stimulating interest in supporting the charity, and generating support from these opportunities.

o   Supporting the SMT in building TMC’s relationships with supporters, including timely updates and reporting.

o   Working with colleagues to ensure they understand and deliver on funder requirements and reports where required.

o   Identifying and providing proposals for re-activating TMC’s relationships with lapsed supporters where opportunities arise.

  • To help create a donor-centric culture whereby all staff understand different donor journeys and proactively look for ways to maximise loyalty and value.
  • To support the Trustees and SMT in their roles as fundraisers for TMC, ensuring they are confident and best placed to actively manage their fundraising potential.
  • To manage fundraising expenditure to an agreed budget, ensuring value for money and good return on investment.
  • To support the marketing strategy, developing fundraising language and messaging for TMC, demonstrating impact and advising on differentiating the work of the charity from other organisations working in a similar field.
  • To work with the Policy and Communications Officer to develop and manage fundraising publicity under SMT guidance, and TMC’s fundraising-focused public relations, ensuring that these complement The Money Charity’s strategic direction.
  • To develop and deliver compelling presentations on all aspects of TMC’s work, suitable for a number of audiences.

 

General

  • To contribute to the overall development of TMC and participate in initiatives or project working groups as required.
  • To be willing to contribute to the achievement of TMC’s strategic goals outside of the main responsibilities of the post where appropriate and beneficial.
  • The list of duties in this job description is not intended to be complete but is expected to act as a guide to main areas of key responsibilities.

 

Applicant requirements

Essential:

  • Track record of work in fundraising with a charity, involving two or more income streams including Trusts and Foundations, companies, major donors or statutory sources
  • Demonstrable evidence of work on fund-raising proposals
  • Ability to continue to implement fund-raising strategy and recommend effective plans to achieve this
  • Proven communication skills including confidence at public speaking with the ability to enthuse and motivate
  • Excellent written skills, including the ability to compose, edit and proof read
  • Good organisational skills with impressive attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy under pressure
  • Ability to create and present project budgets
  • Understanding of how to attract positive PR
  • Highly motivated and pro-active, able to manage own workload effectively and work under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively with a team
  • Educated to degree level.

Desirable-

  • Relevant professional  qualification, accredited by the IOF or CIM
  • Experience of setting and monitoring income and expenditure budgets
  • Experience of managing databases
  • Ability to deal with senior level contacts both internally and externally
  • Excellent financial management skills including the ability to maintain accurate spreadsheets

 

Application details

Closing date:  Friday 4th May

Interviews:     Date TBC.

Please email a CV and covering letter explaining how you are suitable for this role, in particular how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want this role. Please indicate preference for full-or part-time. Send to:

jobs@themoneycharity.org.uk

Due to the high number of expected applicants we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.

 

Training Officer

Location  

London – Clapham

Salary details 

£22,000 – £25,000 pro-rata, dependent on skills and experience.   Additional benefits include 25 days holiday (pro-rata), bank holidays (pro-rata), plus 3  further discretionary days between Christmas and New Year when the office closes.  Flexible working hours and holiday purchase/buy back scheme. Generous 10% employer  pension contribution after probationary period.

Job details ​–

The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity which helps people across the  UK stay on top of their money to help them live happier and more positive lives as a result.

A core strand of the charity’s offering works to help adults build the skills, knowledge,  confidence and behaviours to manage their money well. We do this by delivering  workshops, consultancy, and distribution of our Money Manual. The charity also works with  commercial organisations to promote best practice deliver financial education to their staff  & customers.

Reporting to the Head of Adult & Industry Programmes, the Training Officer will be  responsible for the delivery of non-profit and commercial money workshops as well as  marketing and promotion of products & services. The role will have responsibility for all  aspects of the administration and delivery of our adult workshop programme.

This is a varied role – which will provide an excellent opportunity for the applicant to work  within an innovative charity and the chance to really make an impact.

Interviews will be conducted ASAP. Please email a CV and covering letter explaining how you are suitable for this role, in particular how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want this role to jobs@themoneycharity.org.uk.

Due to the high number of expected applicants we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.

 

 

Policy & Communications Officer

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 depending on experience.

Location: London – Clapham

Benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 25 days holiday, bank holidays, plus 3 further discretionary days between Christmas and New Year when the office closes.

 

About the role

The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity which helps people across the UK stay on top of their money to help them live happier and more positive lives as a result. We are looking for a full time, permanent member of staff who will be responsible for our policy, research and communications work.

 

Role Description
Policy & Research

  • To lead on the development of The Money Charity’s policy, research and public affairs activity and to develop and maintain our position on key policy issues.
  • To monitor changes (and prospective changes) in policy and legislation that may affect the work of The Money Charity and to stay informed of research and policy in the areas of financial capability, personal finance and education;
  • Taking initiative to help the charity expand and develop this area of work;
  • To monitor external sources of information including media, Parliament and Government, think tanks and other for issues and developments of relevance; and provide summaries and analyses of them;
  • To undertake research (including both ad hoc tasks and longer-term projects) to support the work of The Money Charity.
  • Providing concise briefings and responses to questions;
  • To be responsible for the production of one of our key publications – the monthly Money Statistics;
  • To lead on the drafting of our responses to consultations and calls for evidence etc.
  • To establish and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Assist senior staff in promoting The Money Charity through drafting correspondence, briefing material and other external communications.
  • Representing The Money Charity at events and meetings;
  • Supporting strategies for communicating with key stakeholders including MPs, young people and industry, the policy and opinion-forming community as well as Government

Press & Communications

  • Using a range of techniques to build The Money Charity’s profile amongst the media, national and local government, the education sector and amongst the general public.
  • Managing The Money Charity’s online presence, management and regular updating of social media sites, blogs and newsletters
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the media, writing press releases and getting us in the news.
  • Creating, developing, commissioning and editing web and print content

 

Applicant requirements

Essential:

  • Previous experience of (or a proven interest in) policy, research and/or communications
  • Ability to write and edit well;
  • Ability to explain complex financial issues in a clear engaging way;
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and relationship management skills;
  • Ability to work with MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint;
  • Excellent organisational skills – able to manage own workload effectively and work under pressure;
  • Able to be self-motivated and take initiative to deliver tasks;
  • Ability to work with a team;
  • A positive attitude to money/financial capability;
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role and travel when necessary.

Desirable-

  • Experience in working with a charity in a similar way;
  • A good understanding of issues relating to money, personal finance and/or debt;
  • A degree qualification in a relevant subject.

 

Application details

To apply for the role, please provide a CV and covering letter explaining how you are suitable for this role, in particular how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want this role.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will close when the required number of high quality applications have been received.

Due to the high number of expected applicants we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.