Current vacancies

Top job! Communications Director

  • Full time
  • To be confirmed
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd February 2020

We are recruiting for an amazing Director of Communications to lead and develop our global communications strategy to inspire and grow our movement across all mediums.

We are currently feeding 1,504,471 of the world’s poorest children, every School day, in 18 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our organisation is named after Mary the mother of Jesus and shaped by Christian spirituality. We are focused on one goal - that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. This meal provides the energy and opportunity to learn, giving children the chance of a brighter future.

Communications is at the heart of everything we do, and this critical role is key to our ongoing mission. Reporting to our CEO, you will have responsibility for overseeing all digital, editorial, content and internal communication activities within Mary’s Meals, and key priorities include:

• Developing and implementing a global communications strategy, embedding communications best practice across the Mary’s Meals movement

• Developing and maintaining relationships with all Mary’s Meals Affiliates, providing support in the creation of bespoke and impactful campaigns and building in-country capacity

• Developing and delivering an internal communications plan that ensures effective information sharing across the global family

• Providing strategic and operational leadership to the communications team, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement

With relevant communications experience, ideally within a global or international environment, you will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to our vision, mission and values. Skilled in managing brand positioning and messaging for an organisation, you will also be able to demonstrate:

• Relevant experience of developing and implementing innovative communications strategies and projects coupled with the ability to translate these into actions and activities

• Proven staff management experience and the ability to lead and develop high performing teams

• The ability to effectively engage with and manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders

• A strong vocational attitude that shows competence, commitment and contribution to the global movement

We offer so much more than a role; you will have the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on flexible working and personal development.

Mary’s Meals is a values-driven organisation; we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

This is an incredible opportunity to use your talents to positively impact the lives of hungry children all over the world and with 64 million children still out of school and millions more attending classes too hungry to learn, our work has only just begun.

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Retail Support Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £25,137
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st January 2020

Marys Mealsis a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.5 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.

The role involves supporting the implementation of the strategic management of retail and material aid for Mary’s Meals and to work with the retail and material team in the management of property and facilities management, logistics, development of systems and process, health and safety and administration.

The Retail Support Officer will contribute to the development of operational excellence that supports the growing awareness of the Mary’s Meals movement and building relationships and meeting expectations of internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities include:

· Supporting the implementation of the retail strategy and supporting Shop Managers/Material Aid Officer to meet their objectives, promote the Mary’s Meals movement and to build relationships with the local communities in which we serve.

· Maintain and increases our standards of customer service and increases awareness of our brand.

· Resolve day to day issues with colleagues and 3rd parties.

· Support the Shop Managers to provide the agreed level of service.

· Identify improvement in operations and evaluate implications of new opportunities.

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Shop Manager (Dunblane)

  • Full time
  • £17,896
  • Dunblane
  • Closing 9th September 2019

The Shop Manager will lead and motivate a team of volunteers to support a strategy for growth and support the Operations Manager to attain strategic objectives and grow sales income, awareness of our mission and fundraising activities. Ensures shop operations are in line with Retail Standard operating procedure and organisational policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for increased sales potentials, improve awareness of our vision and mission as well as adding social value to the local community.

To find out more please download the Recruitment Pack below.

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Top job! IT Systems and MI Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £40,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th September 2019

The IT Systems and MI Manager will lead the delivery and support of the key systems used within MMUK and identify improvement opportunities across MMUK via a strategically planned partnership with each function to agree process and technical solutions.

You will lead and oversee the business intelligence output from MMUK various systems, design and development of organisational and operational dashboards and reports and be responsible for the gathering, analysing and organising of information across the organisation to monitor performance and inform strategic plans.

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Community Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,555
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th September 2019

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education.

The Community Fundraising Manager is responsible for generating vital grassroots funding and support from churches, schools, universities, groups and associations throughout the UK.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the successful candidate will be capable of managing, motivating and leading a team of community fundraisers to convert the significant potential for income growth into tangible and visible results to sustain and grow our school feeding programmes.

By contributing to the work of Mary’s Meals, you will become part of a worldwide movement of people who will not accept that any child in this world of plenty should endure a day without a meal.

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Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £17,896
  • Inverkeithing
  • Closing 14th October 2019

The Shop Manager will lead and motivate a team of volunteers to support a strategy for growth and support the Operations Manager to attain strategic objectives and grow sales income, awareness of our mission and fundraising activities.

They will ensure shop operations are in line with Retail Standard operating procedure and organisational policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for increased sales potentials, improve awareness of our vision and mission as well as adding social value to the local community.

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Supporter Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,137 – £25,137
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th November 2019

The Supporter Engagement Officer informs and inspires people in the UK about the work of Mary’s Meals in order to secure increased support and funding for the organization’s overseas school feeding programmes.

Though involved in a broad spectrum of activity, the supporter engagement officer has particular responsibility for building relationships with grassroots supporters within schools, universities, clubs, faith groups and churches – including coordination of our extremely dedicated volunteer speakers.

The Supporter Engagement Officer will also work closely with the communications team to ensure that there is a consistently integrated approach across activities, upholding and promoting the values of the organisation.

Flexible working, 34 days’ annual leave (including public holidays), and a non-contributory pension with employer contributions of 8%. For more information on what we offer, please visit: bit.ly/2F9lVlQ

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Internal Auditor

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th January 2020

Mary’s Meals International is recruiting for a talented Internal Auditor to join our Risk & Assurance team in Glasgow. Reporting to our Head of Risk & Assurance, you will have responsibility for planning and delivering internal audits across our school feeding programmes worldwide.

You will plan and undertake up to 6 audit field trips per year, each lasting between 1-2 weeks, so you must be happy to travel regularly as part of your role. This is an amazing opportunity to see first-hand the impact of our feeding programmes and influence the development of processes that ensure we keep our promise to continue to feed each child every school day.

You will have responsibility for mapping the processes under review, assessing the quality of our control frameworks to manage risk and testing the effectiveness of our controls in practice. With fantastic communication skills, both written and verbal, you will be confident in imparting your findings and recommendations in person, over the phone and via concise, high quality reports.

A self- starter, you will be passionate about collaborating with others to drive continuous improvement and willing to engage with colleagues to develop practical solutions, taking into account cultural and geographical differences. The ability to build strong working relationships will be key to success in this role, as will the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in different countries and settings.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Performing initial scoping work on the process (and related sub-processes) under review;
  • Documenting all fieldwork in a concise, thorough and accurate manner, meeting reperformance standards for all controls testing;
  • Highlighting opportunities to enhance and strengthen the design of existing controls, or to introduce new controls;
  • Performing a rigorous follow-up programme with our teams, ensuring that the implementation of agreed actions is being appropriately tracked and reported on to our Senior Leadership team.
  • Providing ongoing support to local management teams around implementation of agreed actions; and
  • Sharing best practice on control design and implementation with country teams.

You will bring strong audit experience gained either in professional practice or an in-house team and have a strong, analytical approach with the confidence to make objective decisions independently. A professional qualification in Accountancy would be desirable but is not essential.

Mary’s Meals is a values driven organisation. We believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

If you want to become part of a worldwide movement of people who will not accept that any child in this world of plenty should endure a day without a meal, then we would love to hear from you.

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Supporter Engagement Officer (Belfast)

  • Full time
  • £25,137
  • Home based, preferably Belfast
  • Closing 3rd January 2020

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.5 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.

The Supporter Engagement Officer, community based in Northern Ireland informs and inspires people in their area about the work of Mary’s Meals in order to secure increased support and funding for the organization’s overseas school feeding programmes.

The Supporter Engagement Officer will have particular responsibility for our grassroots work within churches and faith groups, schools, universities and clubs prioritising the growth and nurturing of the volunteer network by building relationships with and coordinator of our extremely dedicated volunteer speakers..

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Supporter Engagement Officer – Community Based, Northern Ireland

  • Full time
  • £25,137
  • Home based, preferably Belfast
  • Closing 3rd January 2020

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.5 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.

The Supporter Engagement Officer, community based in Northern Ireland informs and inspires people in their area about the work of Mary’s Meals in order to secure increased support and funding for the organization’s overseas school feeding programmes.

The Supporter Engagement Officer will have particular responsibility for our grassroots work within churches and faith groups, schools, universities and clubs prioritising the growth and nurturing of the volunteer network by building relationships with and coordinator of our extremely dedicated volunteer speakers..

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