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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:

 

Communications & Marketing Manager

Location

London

Salary details

£30,000 – £35,000 dependent on skills and experience.

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 closes

Job details

We are looking for an outstanding communications professional to reenergise and revamp our communications and marketing activity. This exciting new role has responsibility for all aspects of communications both strategy development and execution and is a great opportunity for a proven communications professional to make their mark and expand their career.

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 provide financial education, information and advice to young people and adults throughout the UK through workshops and training. We also work with the financial services industry and undertake policy and communications work on relevant issues.

We are looking to recruit a full time member of staff, to manage all aspects of our communications, marketing and press work.  The applicant will take on a pivotal role at an exciting time for the charity. You will be responsible for developing and delivering an integrated and inspiring communications/marketing strategy for the charity to support a refreshed strategy to be launched shortly. The main objectives will be to increase awareness of our work and impact as well as supporting colleagues to ‘sell’ the charity to potential funders and partners.

This is a key role for the charity. You will provide day-to-day oversight of all external marketing activity, to include work on communications, PR, digital/website and social media. We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual, able to work collaboratively as part of a small team, and with excellent strategic, marketing and communications skills. A degree-level qualification is desirable, as is some qualification in marketing or equivalent work experience.

Role description –

  • Lead on creation and delivery of organisational communications strategy – consulting with colleagues, and relevant stakeholders to decide focus and prioritisation based upon our newly refreshed strategy.
  • Use 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.
  • Support the delivery teams in the marketing of our products and services to both commercial and third sector funders and partners.
  • Create engaging digital content for various social media channels; and manage social media accounts
  • Lead on media relations, including drafting press releases and lines to take, developing relationships with relevant editorial teams and journalists, responding to enquiries from journalists.  Some media monitoring as capacity allows.
  • Editorial oversight and content management of The Money Charity’s website and manage relationship with design/maintenance company
  • Lead on content and design of corporate materials, including: annual report; e-newsletters; marketing materials
  • Coordination of communications and design activities across The Money Charity (acting as a brand guardian), to ensure harmonisation and consistency.
  • Develop and trial innovative ways to increase the accessibility of our messages by using multi-media strategies to reach the general public and other audiences.
  • Ghost-writing articles to appear in national, international, political, online and other media
  • Draft speeches and speaking notes and produce briefings.
  • Assist others with the development of content, including new delivery channels
  • Maintain and develop our stakeholder management database and plan
  • Attend events and promote The Money Charity messages

Applicant requirements–

Essential:

  • Previous experience of working in a number of the following areas is essential communications, marketing, social marketing, as a press officer or as an editor;
  • Proven experience of using marketing techniques to promote/sell an organisation or its products and services
  • A good understanding of social media
  • A good understanding of engaging with the media
  • Ability to write and edit well;
  • Ability to explain complex financial issues in a clear engaging way;
  • Excellent organisational skills – able to manage own workload effectively and work under pressure;
  • Excellent  interpersonal and relationship management skills;
  • Able to be self-motivated and take initiative to deliver tasks;
  • Ability to be bold, creative and confident with developing and implementing ideas and strategies;
  • A flexible approach to work – able to respond to additional requirements which may be required;
  • Ability to work with a team.
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, WordPress, website and image management software;
  • A positive and credible attitude to money/financial capability;

Desirable-

  • A good understanding of finance/money management;
  • A degree qualification;
  • Passionate about the cause; keen to work with people and empower them to be financially capable.

Closing date –

15th July 2018 although we may shortlist sooner if we receive a suitable number of high quality applicants before then.

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 the role.  Please ensure you make clear which role you are applying for.

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

 

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Finance & Administration Officer

 

Location

London – Clapham

 

Salary details

£22,000 to £26,000 p.a. depending on experience. Additional benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 25 days holiday plus public holidays plus 3 further discretionary days between Christmas and New Year when the office closes.

 

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. We provide financial education, information and advice to young people and adults throughout the UK through workshops and training. We also work with the financial services industry and undertake policy and communications work on relevant issues.

The Finance & Administration Officer will support the Head of Finance & Operations in a range of financial and administrative duties and be responsible for ensuring our office in Clapham runs smoothly. Together this team of two are responsible to the Chief Executive for all financial and governance matters of the charity, including production of management accounts, management of accounts receivable and payable, payroll and VAT, as well as HR, IT, office management and general administration.

The applicant should have book-keeping experience, preferably Quickbooks Online, and excellent organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills. Confidence with numbers, including with spreadsheets, is required and experience as either a book-keeper, finance assistant or office manager is desirable.  The applicant should have enthusiasm for supporting our small team to deliver the charity’s aims and objectives. The applicant must be able to deliver tasks to an agreed timescale and have the ability to manage their own workload, as well as working as part of a team. They must be flexible as the role is varied, and may change as the activities of the charity develop.

The position reports to the Head of Finance & Operations, who is part-time. However, the Finance & Administration Officer will also work with other staff in support of their projects, such as assistance with workshop bookings and management of orders of our products.
Role description

  • Supporting the Head of Finance & Operations with financial work, including :
    • Book-keeping, using Quickbooks Online, Initially up to bank reconciliation stage for bank accounts and Paypal. Ideally eventually up to trial balance level
    • Payroll– preparing payroll spreadsheet and reports (using Iris Payroll) for approval
    • Managing pensions contributions and documentation
    • Creating invoices for our products and services
    • Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable
    • Dealing with external suppliers on accounts matters arising
    • Preparing analyses and other documents in Word and Excel as needed, such as analysis of expenses, letters to suppliers, petty cash expenditure etc
    • Dealing with payments received through our website (Paypal), Gift Aid, and correct coding for VAT as the charity is VAT-registered
    • Sorting incoming financial mail, such as remittance advices, accounts payable and donor cheques, and ensuring these are dealt with as appropriate.
    • Ensuring all financial procedures are maintained including appropriate sign-offs, confidentiality etc
  • Keeping spreadsheet records of incoming orders for some of our products, such as the Student Money Manual. Creating and emailing invoices as needed and arranging packing and despatch of orders. Reconciling income from website and invoices to orders spreadsheet and Quickbooks. Following up queries and liaising with other staff.
  • Responsible for day-to-day IT matters arising.
  • Responsible for some HR and organisational matters, such as preparing employee contracts, recruitment administration, annual leave, onboarding, staff records on our online HR system, Health & Safety administration etc.
  • Responsible for administration of Board meetings including arranging meetings, photocopying Board packs etc.
  • Responsible for timely production of various operational and management information.
  • Responsible for ensuring the administrative needs of the office are supported, including:
    • Gate-keeping telephone calls and emails, and handling them appropriately
    • Meeting and greeting visitors, arranging refreshments
    • Booking travel and meetings
    • Managing and ordering stationery, office equipment and other office facilities, such as water and printer ink, to ensure there are always adequate provisions
    • Keeping the office and kitchen tidy and clean during the day
  • Providing administrative support for other team members , including, for example, administering workshop bookings, arranging printing or copying of training materials, taking and arranging deliveries and preparing packs for workshops. Taking responsibility for other relevant pieces of work as appropriate
  • Participating in the corporate life of The Money Charity

Applicant requirements

Essential:

  • Book-keeping experience, preferably with Quickbooks Online
  • Excellent financial, organisational and administrative skills – able to manage their own workload effectively and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with numbers, including confidence with spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working in an office before
  • Able to be self-motivated and take initiative to deliver tasks
  • A flexible approach to work – able to respond to additional requirements as needed
  • Ability to work with a team
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role

Desirable:

  • A book-keeping qualification
  • A degree qualification
  • Payroll experience, ideally using Iris Payroll
  • An interest in financial capability

Closing date

Applications will close when the required number of high quality applications have been received. We are looking to carry out interviews during early June with a view to starting as soon as possible thereafter.

 

Application details  

 

To apply for the role, please email a CV and covering letter (no more than 2 A4 sides) explaining how you are suitable for this role (this should include how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want the 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.