• Charity Manager
  • Permanent
  • London
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Consultant: Tiku van Houtem
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2022-07-06

Job Title: Charity Manager – Paper Boat Charity – International Children’s Charity
Location: Flexible location
Charity Type: International/ National Sector Salary: £40k – £45k (dependent on experience)

Charity People are excited to be leading the search for a Charity Manager, on behalf of a shining star in the international charity world. Paper Boat’s vision ‘A world which unlocks the infinite potential of every child’ is as relevant now in a rapidly changing global environment as when the charity’s work first began. For over half a century, Paper Boat has been working with thousands of children in India and Thailand and continues to focus on equipping them with the skills, experience and personal qualities needed for creative problem solving and leading change within their communities.
Paper Boat’s Children’s Hubs are community owned spaces where photography, film making, art, sculpture and social drama can be discovered, unlocking the infinite potential of every child. The charity works with local experts and grassroots community-based partners who help set up and run these hubs. Children’s Hubs are community-owned creative spaces where children come to learn and play after school – helping to reinforce and, most importantly, extend what they learn in school.
Paper Boat is looking for someone who comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge of the international Charity sector. The successful candidate will promote all activities of the Charity and have the overall responsibility of the fundraising and marketing initiatives.

The Charity Managers’ focus will be across the UK as-well-as Overseas and will include:
* Managing the overall administration of the Charity (UK)
* Develop and implement fundraising initiatives with the aim of securing more funding (UK & Overseas)
* Working with external accountancy and book-keeping service to ensure financial compliance and transparent and comprehensive record keeping
* Communicating our impact and opportunities to engage with UK and international supporters
* Taking the lead on developing and sustaining effective relationships with partner organisations, working with the Board to ensure alignment of strategic objectives
* Building and maintaining strong collaborative working arrangements with delivery partners in India
* Collaborating with local delivery partners to identify and develop new sources of income

This position will be suited to someone with a background in fundraising and International development. You will be comfortable working independently and be self-motivated and disciplined; you will have exceptional organisational skills and collaborative working skills; you will be an excellent communicator and have demonstrable experience of increasing online and social media presence. Candidates who apply must be comfortable with International travel.

If you are forward thinking, driven and resilient and want to help drive forward an inspiring charity, this could be an exciting move for you.

Closing Date for applications is 30th June but we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and we may close the role before the closing date, so we recommend you apply ASAP. For more information on how to apply for this role please contact tiku@charitypeople.co.uk by sharing your CV in the first instance.

1st Interviews will be held in early/ mid July
2nd Interviews will be held in mid July

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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