We are looking for a Policy Officer to influence a range of decision makers in Scotland to deliver net zero.
Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.
Energy Saving Trust's policy team leads our engagement with all four UK governments and other organisations about the transition to a new energy system, focusing on homes, transport, and community energy. We develop our policy insight based on the programmes we deliver and by working closely with academia, NGOs and other stakeholders.
What you’ll do
What you’ll bring
This is a one-year fixed term position.
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 offer more than just a career, we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development.
Reporting to the head of grassroots engagement, the supporter engagement manager will play a key role in strategic development and operational management of grassroots fundraising activities and is responsible for the line management of two supporter engagement officers.
Principle duties include:
• Lead, manage and motivate a team of supporter engagement officers to grow and nurture the Mary's Meals volunteer network in London and surrounding areas.
• Develop and deliver a supporter engagement strategy with the head of grassroots engagement that optimises current activities and identifies key growth opportunities in regions across the UK.
• Coordinate grassroots awareness and fundraising across key community groups and organisations nationally including churches, schools, universities, groups and associations.
• Set income and expenditure budgets for the supporter engagement team with the head of grassroots engagement.
• Develop appropriate processes and procedures to maintain and increase our level of supporter and volunteer engagement.
• Contribute highly creative ideas for new fundraising campaigns or initiatives and play a significant role in formulating and implementing approved campaigns.
• Act as an ambassador of Mary’s Meals at public engagements and supporter events and, where necessary, delivering speeches or presentations to a wide range of audiences.
The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. They champion their member’s excellence in fundraising and ensure that all fundraisers can connect, share, and learn together. The Institute supports fundraisers through professional development and education. They connect fundraisers across all sectors and skill sets to share and learn with each other so that together they can best serve their causes and communities both now and in the future.
As the professional membership body for UK fundraising, The Institute wants to see excellent fundraising to cultivate a better world for everybody.
The organisation supports fundraising by promoting excellence through all areas in the professional development and education of fundraisers, in providing a framework for continuous improvement, and enabling fundraising organisations to conduct their work in the best possible way.
The Admin & Facilities Support Officer fulfils an important function within the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIOF) by acting as the lead contact point for the shared offices at Canopi, in Borough, SE London, regarding office space, meeting room use, on-site facilities as well as a key contact point for supporting many home and hybrid workers with the guidance and equipment they need to work safely and effectively. To do this they will liaise with the Canopi building managers and other third parties and must demonstrate the confidence and ability to manage office-related contracts, negotiate with external suppliers, and problem-solve on the spot.
The positions will also support the Head of People and the Head of Professional Conduct with a variety of administrative tasks to ensure CIOF’s people related processes run smoothly and effectively, requiring a methodical and people friendly approach with the practical understanding of, and ability to work with highly confidential and sensitive information.
We are looking for someone who has excellent customer service or administration experience. You do not need to have worked in the voluntary sector; therefore, this is the perfect opportunity to enter the third sector whilst supporting a small but well-established organisation. The position would suit self-motivated proactive and flexible individuals who are able to manage multiple competing demands on their time, have strong interpersonal skills, clear and effective written communication skills, and a strong attention to detail. They must also be comfortable working as part of a team which is set up to support others in ensuring the smooth running of the organisation.