Alzheimers Society

Alzheimers Society England, UK
13/07/2018
Full time
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. About the role The Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) is a network of over 140 health and social care organisations with a national remit. Our members commit to actions within their organisations and come together for events and to campaign on the important issues to people with dementia and their carers. We also work closely with local action groups across the country. The DAA sits within Alzheimer's Society's Campaigns and Partnership team. The role will involve leading engagement and building relationships with health and social care organisations, to drive forward improvements in services and support within health and social care for people affected by dementia. This post will include liaising with people living with dementia and their carers and groups that facilitate this; ensuring that national members have up to date, meaningful action plans; invoicing members; and running various DAA events and webinars. About you We are looking for a proactive individual to use their skills to support and work with the DAA membership, user groups and carers. The successful candidate will have experience of user involvement and event management and will have experience of managing and developing relationships with stakeholders in various organisations. You will be required to work in a small team of four people, with multiple stakeholders across the country. You will be expected to work independently to develop the Dementia Action Alliance's user involvement programme and manage relationships with existing national DAA members to develop action plans, fulfil commitments and keep track of what they are working on. You will have experience of user involvement and event management. Experience of finance and invoicing would be desirable. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimers Society London, UK
12/07/2018
Full time
Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them. We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. About the role As a project manager you will be responsible for leading cross directorate teams to deliver the major elements of change that will deliver our strategy. Working directly to some of the most senior people within the organisation you will ensure projects are run in a controlled way with the focus always on the delivery of the desired outcomes. As part of a busy and supportive Project Management Office you will not only have the opportunity to work across the whole business but work in an environment that will enable you to thrive as a project manager. You will be leading on projects aiding the implementation of our strategy. This can range from, introducing new technology, developing new services or products to people affected by dementia or launching new campaigns to raise awareness and take action for our cause. Always at the frontline of change, project managers are fundamental to the delivery of our ambitious, bold strategy to transform the experience of people affected by dementia. About you You will have proven experience of delivering complex projects in big organisations. You will have led project teams through the whole of the project lifecycle, pro-actively managed risks and addressed issues, tracked and managed budgets in the hundreds of thousands of pounds and worked closely with senior management. You will be an expert in project management methodology, controls and approaches and flexible in their application and confident in producing plans, managing risk and change and ensuring benefits are delivered. You will need to be flexible in your approach, ensuring your communication and engagement style is appropriate for your audience and understanding of the impact of change on internal and external stakeholders and the business, both positive and negative. You are confident in your skills as a project manager and looking for an opportunity to take those skills further in an environment that will present opportunities to excel and make a real and positive impact on the world as you do. We are looking for candidates with enthusiasm and a 'can-do' approach that will inspire the project teams you work with to push through challenges and achieve the change. Interested? Then we can provide you with an opportunity of exceptional variety and scope - and the kind of recognition and rewards you deserve. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimers Society England, UK
11/07/2018
Full time
Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them. We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. About the role We are looking to recruit a Supporter Journey & Retention officer to work as part of the Mass Participation fundraising team specifically working on Memory Walk, the Alzheimer's Society's flagship mass participation fundraising event, which continues to grow every year. Memory Walk is a series of sponsored walks, with an income target of £9m and a participation target of 110,000 this year. Memory Walk is a sector leading event and is one of the top five Mass Participation charity events in the UK. The Supporter Journey & Retention officer will lead the planning and implementation of the Supporter Journey, working across multiple channels to improve pay-in rate and increase average gifts. You will also be involved in producing journeys for a range of different events, including night walks, long walks. You will also be involved in developing and organising a brand new event- "Your Walk. Your Way" ensuring it is in line with external market trends and meets ambitious growth objectives. The main area of responsibility will be to develop and deliver stewardship assets such as direct mail, calling and email communications, and working as part of a team, delivering all aspects of the Memory Walk stewardship plans. About you Working in a fast paced and responsive environment, you will possess good time management and negotiation skills. Good communication skills are a must for this role as you will be engaging with colleagues at all levels across the Society as well as members of the public and agencies. With your strong attention to detail, pro-active nature and ability to build successful relationships, you will quickly establish yourself as a key member of the Mass Participation Events team. Mass Participation Fundraising products and events are crucial to the Society's fundraising strategy and the support we give to people affected by dementia, So if you are a fundraising or marketing professional who is highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic about making a difference we would love to hear from you! Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimers Society England, UK
11/07/2018
Full time
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. About the role This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and growing Sports Events Team to drive excellence and increase income. We have two Events Fundraising Manager roles available across the Sports Event Team, one will specialise in Running Events and the other in Challenge Events. If you would like to apply for both roles, please state this in your cover email and refer to this throughout your application. As Events Fundraising Manager (Running Events), you will lead on key strategic projects for both the running team as well as those across the Sports Events Team. A key project will be a strategic review and proposition plan for our 'Reactive Run' events programme. In 2019 this role will evolve to include the leadership and management of a small team within the Running Events team. This is a new post brought in as a result of significant recent growth in both our income and event portfolio, and planned further growth over the coming years, propelling the Sports Events team from great to amazing. About you This is a challenging and extremely busy role in a large and growing team. With a strong background in fundraising, preferably Events fundraising, you will have the skills and knowledge to help drive the team to the next level. You will be confident in analysing data to gain insight into our portfolio of events and fundraisers, be clear in decision making and have a background of working on cross team/departmental projects for the strategic improvement of the wider organisation. You will also be highly organised and able to negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to drive the best results for Alzheimer's Society. As a manager within the Running Events team, you will be a source of knowledge and support to the Running and wider Sports Team, so strong managerial skills will be key to this role. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimers Society England, UK
11/07/2018
Full time
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. About the role We are looking for an effective, enthusiastic, first class communicator to join us as Business Manager for our high achieving and ambitious Fundraising Directorate. You will work with our Director of Fundraising to plan and monitor business, planning and performance activities and be responsible for ensuring that the Leadership Team is supported in sharing management information, forecasting and evaluation that underpins a budget in excess of £100 million. The role will also encompass our rolling planning requirements, and ensuring that the Directorate is aligned with the overall Society strategy. About you You will have a solid business management background, from any sector, that includes experience of detailed planning and project management; understanding of how local business plans feed into organisational strategies; and a practical approach to supporting multiple teams to produce united budgets, plans and forecasts. The role requires excellent people and influencing skills as well as the ability to take a bird's-eye view and communicate risks and opportunities in a constructive way. Some knowledge of a thriving income generation environment would be advantageous. You will be able to work both independently and connect as part of a team, to deliver within a complex, fast-paced, multi-disciplinary directorate. You will need to demonstrate a track record of undertaking analysis and driving activity through others. Your planning and project management skills will be backed up by a good understanding of business systems and processes that need to be in place to deliver on-target budgets and successful projects. So….do you have excellent attention to detail, great communication skills and the capacity to creatively and pragmatically provide a large team with solid planning and business support? And are you willing to take the initiative and drive forward activities that support the funding of Alzheimer's Society's New Deal on Dementia? If so we would love to hear from you. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for agile working; all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. You may have experience of the following: Business Manager, Project Manager, Strategic Change, Programme Manager, Strategy Manager, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, or a busy Marketing and Communications environment.
Alzheimers Society England, UK
11/07/2018
Full time
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. About the role This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and growing Sports Events Team to drive excellence and increase income. We have two Events Fundraising Manager roles available across the Sports Event Team, one will specialise in Running Events and the other in Challenge Events. If you would like to apply for both roles, please state this in your cover email and refer to this throughout your application. As Events Fundraising Manager (Running Events), you will lead on key strategic projects for both the running team as well as those across the Sports Events Team. A key project will be a strategic review and proposition plan for our 'Reactive Run' events programme. In 2019 this role will evolve to include the leadership and management of a small team within the Running Events team. This is a new post brought in as a result of significant recent growth in both our income and event portfolio, and planned further growth over the coming years, propelling the Sports Events team from great to amazing. About you This is a challenging and extremely busy role in a large and growing team. With a strong background in fundraising, preferably Events fundraising, you will have the skills and knowledge to help drive the team to the next level. You will be confident in analysing data to gain insight into our portfolio of events and fundraisers, be clear in decision making and have a background of working on cross team/departmental projects for the strategic improvement of the wider organisation. You will also be highly organised and able to negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to drive the best results for Alzheimer's Society. As a manager within the Running Events team, you will be a source of knowledge and support to the Running and wider Sports Team, so strong managerial skills will be key to this role. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.