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Top job! Head of Grassroots Engagement

  • Full time
  • Circa £43,223
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd March 2020


  • Advertised from 13th February 2020

Role

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 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.

Working closely with the Director of Supporter Engagement and Income, the role will support and lead on Supporter Engagement strategy development and implementation.

A large part of the role will involve leading a team of Supporter Engagement Managers who have significant responsibilities in prioritising the growth and nurturing of the volunteer network and our support across demographics and groupings, through management of their teams. This involves overseeing the attraction of new supporters, developing of relationships with existing supporters, and coordinating, empowering and inspiring our volunteers.

Working at a senior level, the Head of Grassroots Engagement will lead by example, encouraging consistently effective and efficient service across a UK-wide team, and ensuring that our staff, supporters and volunteers are recruited, inducted, trained, supported, recognised and retained in line with Mary’s Meals values.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and growing Mary’s Meals grassroots support across the UK, ensuring our network is empowered and enabled, ensuring responsibility of the promotion of our campaigns and materials with our movement.
  • Leading on volunteer strategy, management and support.
  • Proactively identifying new opportunities for Mary’s Meals across all types of fundraising and support.
  • Contributing to the development and execution of key fundraising campaigns in close partnership with the global fundraising team.

Application notes

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: jobs@marysmeals.org Or visit marysmeals.org.uk/useful-links/work-for-us/head-of-grassroots-engagement

Closing date: Monday, 2 March 2020