Operations Manager

  • Salary £30,000
  • 40 hours a week (Flexible on days and times)
  • Location Harrow, Middlesex, Greater London
  • Job Type Full time
  • Closing date 4th December 2017
  • Interview day: 14th March 2017

Young Harrow Foundation (YHF) is a new charity that has been set up to work with inspirational organisations providing services focused on young people in the London Borough of Harrow. With initial funding for the next 3 years from John Lyon Charity and City Bridge Trust, we will be providing fundraising support to help these organisations source and secure funding for new and existing pieces of work, enabling them to deliver the most effective provision possible.

We are looking for someone with a passion to be part of an organisation making a real difference to the lives of young people.  The successful candidate will have a friendly, welcoming disposition and excellent people skills, as they will be working with other organisations on a regular basis; they will have the ability to think strategically and outside of the box; their written communication will be of a very high standard; they will be organised with the ability to juggle multiple demands and work under pressure.

Main areas of responsibilities will include:

  • Develop our PR strategy and processes and our relationships with member organizations and other local stakeholders., including our website and publicity material
  • Be a voice for and represent member organisations in local structures, forums and networks.
  • Point of contact for enquiries and high level communications between YHF and local organisations
  • Development of strategies and processes for  delivery of  YHF work and  programmes
  • Development (with the CEO) of a small grants process to deliver innovative support funded by YHF
  • Provide reports as required to Board of trustees
  • Developing, updating and maintaining the organisation’s policies
  • Supporting the CEO to manage funder relationships and providing accurate information including quarterly, annual and end of project monitoring reports

Fundraising responsibilities

  • To establish and maintain a comprehensive rolling timetable of planned applications to funders (Main area of responsibility to collate all information, develop research and complete a strong application first draft)
  • To report to Board and CEO on progress of making high quality applications to  Trusts and Foundations
  • Supporting the CEO to manage funder relationships and providing accurate information including quarterly, annual and end of project monitoring reports

If you are interested apply with your CV and cover letter (No more than 2 A4 pages long) outlining your suitability for the role and why you want to work at Young Harrow Foundation. Please do not delay in sending in your information as we will be offering interviews upon receipt of suitable applications

Please email your CV and a cover letter (No more than 2 A4 pages) to admin@youngharrow.org by 4th March or follow the link below to Charity Jobs


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