Join the Movement for Change team -- we're recruiting a Deputy Chief Executive.

Job Title: Deputy Chief Executive (Director of Development)

Location: London

Salary: up to £45,000 plus pension

Reports to: Chief Executive

Application process: Apply by covering letter (maximum 1 side of A4) and CV (maximum 2 sides of A4)

Application deadline: Applications to be received by 12:00 noon on Monday 1st September to with the title subject: “APPLICATION”. Shortlist interviews have been scheduled for the afternoon of Friday 5th September with final interviews on Thursday 11th September and candidates will need to be available to attend in person in central London.


We are looking for an experienced professional to play a significant role in developing and securing Movement for Change’s funding and business development strategies for our work across the UK. The ideal candidate will be seeking a senior strategic role in a leading national third-sector organisation, with potential promotion to executive Board level as the organisation grows.

This is a fast-paced role requiring an experienced and dynamic individual with proven experience in new business development, partnership working and third-sector fundraising, and a passion for quality. The right candidate will have demonstrated experience managing and developing teams. S/he will be a persuasive communicator, detail orientated and highly organised.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • A track record of identifying and securing high-value donations, including from foundations and trusts, preferred. Experience with corporate social responsibility grants desirable.
  • Professional experience (minimum 2-3 years) working in a business development capacity with proven achievements in business strategy and planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.

In return we offer ongoing career support as well as personal and professional development within a politically influential and nationally prominent social enterprise.


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Movement for Change is proud to announce that nominations are open for this year's Activist of the Year award.

Do you know someone who has built a following by taking action on an issue, who enjoys organising and has been especially inspirational to others working with Movement for Change?

The award winner will be announced at the Movement for Change Showcase 2014.

Remember to include the following information: full name of nominee, reason why s/he should be our Activist of the Year 2013, your name and your email address.

Activists must be a Movement for Change Member, has undertaken at least taster-level training with Movement for Change and has been involved in leading a Movement for Change action or project during the past year. Nominations will be accepted up to and including Monday 1st September 2014. The decision will be made by a vote of Movement for Change’s National Committee, the democratically elected body of the organisation.

Best of luck!

Activist of the Year Award 2014

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