Administrative Support with Milton Keynes Festive Road


This role is the administrative support for MKFF organisation and for the delivery of its biannual fringe festival.  It provides clerical support for programming, financial control, contracting, marketing & PR and evaluation.

Duties include:

Organise meetings of Board and advisory groups and provide core administrative functions for the meetings.

Develop and maintain appropriate systems for collecting, monitoring and recording project progress.

Maintain and update databases for programming, fundraising and marketing activity.

Provide reports and information as requested by Chair/Artistic Director.

Co-ordinate the organisation of networking/promotional events, including booking venues, liaison with appropriate delivery agencies and partners.

Co-ordinate the organization of the biannual fringe festival, including contracting, sourcing technical requirements, risk assessments; booking venues, liaison with appropriate delivery agencies and partners.

Administer MKFF legal and governance requirements.

Maintain the operating accounts and forecasts, and project budgets of the MKFF.

Update all banking transactions and reconciliation

Update all grant transaction and process invoices and expense claims.

Administer the annual audit; to liaise and provide information for auditors.

Maintain and update the information presented on the website.

To liaise with other Arts organisations as required

To produce and keep updated Directory of partners and artists.

Prepare press briefings /promotional copy, and liaise with designers and printers.

Attend project meetings as directed by the Director.

Carry out any other duties as required by the Artistic Director in respect of the delivery of the work of MKFF.

Maintain good external relations.  

To apply for this role contact:

Jessica Rost

Key Account Manager with World Vision


Salary: £30,161 + London Weighting of £3,200-£4,200 + great benefits

Terms: Permanent

Location: London or Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 22nd April 2016 (12pm)

Interviews: Will be held in London 25th and 26th April 2016

Play an important role within our child sponsorship activity

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day they bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They were proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ in 2014 and 2015 and they are absolutely delighted to be ranked in 9th place in the same category for 2016. 

Operating within their Marketing/Communications Group, this is an excellent chance for you to use your customer relationship, marketing and analytical skills to create and deliver high value face to face fundraising experiences through a range of channels – Retail, Face to Face, Experiential, Private Sites, Door to Door and Festivals. Working closely with their external agencies, the purpose of this role is to maximise the acquisition of high quality child sponsors that World Vision relies upon.

You will manage external agency commercial agreements and build solid relationships with the agency account management team to ensure that processes run smoothly and in line with agreed service levels. Using your creative ability, you will devise and implement solutions that both drive results and improve overall performance. Highly organised and good at problem solving, you will be proficient in Excel and producing reports showing trends with large volumes of data. Managing the sponsorship results provided by the external agency, you will consolidate these into reports for internal and external use, identifying any key trends, causes and possible solutions.

This is a wide-ranging role and they are looking for a Graduate-calibre professional with a track record in delivering against targets. You should be a strong account manager with solid influencing and negotiating skills, not to mention a strategic thinker who is able to tackle any challenges faced. It goes without saying that you will have first class communication skills and are able to deal with a variety of people at different levels, building strong relationships both internally and externally.

If you consider yourself outgoing, articulate, able to work under pressure and can deliver to timescales whilst managing a range of tasks, consider World Vision UK.

As a Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith within and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations

Please click here to apply, in order to complete their short online application form and upload your CV. State in your cover letter why you think you are able to meet the key criteria listed in the Job Description.

For more information, please visit the World Vision UK website.

Please note that if response for this role is higher than anticipated, they reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

World Vision are an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Experiential Marketing Manager with Harris Hill Charity Recruitment


Salary: £36k per year

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 12 May 2016

An international children’s charity is looking for an experiential marketing manager to join their team in Milton Keynes.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Lead both experiential team members and agency partners to ensure the charity delivers high-value experiences in the retail, private site and events space
Oversee an ongoing marketing, promotions and testing schedule
With key stakeholders, lead and develop a locations strategy that meets the charity’s strategic objectives
Oversee the delivery of the locations strategy by building networks
With the Head of Supporter Growth and other managers, provide leadership within the department and specifically provide line management

In Order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Experience in experiential marketing or equivalent roles with a proven track record of delivering results
Experience of strategic leadership; people and budget management.
Exceptional communication skills
Computer literate (including knowledge of word, excel, PowerPoint and account management software

If you have these skills then please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.

Head of Supporter Growth (12 month FTC) with Harris Hill Charity Recruitment


Salary: £45k per year

Terms: 12 month fixed term contract

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 12 May 2016

An international children’s charity is looking for a Head of Supporter Growth to join their team in Milton Keynes.

Key Responsibilities will include:

-Lead implementation and evolution of the organisational strategy to develop a secure portfolio of scalable acquisition channels that maximises long term value.

-Lead the Supporter Growth team to deliver annual ROI and volume sponsorship acquisition targets

-Oversee development and implementation of brand campaigns and communications

-Lead the innovation team in the development and implantation of product and channel implementation

-Make active contribution to Marketing & Communications leadership team to support wider team, PE and organisational activity

In Order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

-Experience in a marketing (or other relevant) role

-Experience working in fundraising / charity sector

-Comfortable working with data, financial analysis and preparing business cases

-Outstanding networker with strong interpersonal skills

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

If you have these skills Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.


Operations Assistant (Admin) – with Milton Keynes Community Foundation


Salary: £16,500 per annum

Terms: Full Time, Permanent following a six month probationary period

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: Tuesday 3 May at 8.30am

Interview Date: Friday 6 May

This is an exciting opportunity for an Operations Assistant. You will be responsible for undertaking key administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of their organisation, taking responsibility for general office operations. You will also provide administrative support to their grant making, marketing and fund development teams and be the first point of contact for the Community Foundation.

Do you want an opportunity to work for a successful and dynamic organisation that:

  • Inspires philanthropy in people and organisations to support their local communities
  • Champions the work and changing needs of their voluntary sector
  • Provides long term support through their grant-making and property portfolio

The Milton Keynes Community Foundation is a highly successful, local independent charity having had their most successful year, putting more than £1.6M into supporting local charities. They develop local philanthropy and raise money for their growing grant making programme. They support a diverse range of local charities and voluntary and community groups across MK. They are seeking an exceptional person to join their very busy team and make a significant impact on their growing community. The following role has arisen for an individual who has passion for the work of the voluntary and community sector and has exceptional interpersonal skills, charisma, energy and empathy towards community needs.

You are articulate, have excellent communication skills, highly organised and efficient with excellent writing, administration, database and IT skills. You will be involved in the administration of a wide range of Community Foundation projects, but will also have opportunities to develop skills in events and communications.

Milton Keynes Community Foundation are seeking someone who is passionate about their work, enjoys playing an active and supportive team role, and has exceptional interpersonal skills. You are organised and precise, able to coordinate a varied workload, have excellent IT and database skills, and able to use your initiative.

You embrace and enjoy working in an interesting and fast paced environment, respond positively and enthusiastically to new opportunities. They look forward to hearing from you if you have the talents, skills and interest in their work to fulfil this role.

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click here  where you can download the job description and application form. 

NOTE: CVs are not accepted, please apply through their website.

No agencies please.