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Assistant Director of Charity Operations

Harris Hill
£60k per year
Closing date
11 Jul 2022
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Assistant Director of Charity Operations
Location: Central London
Salary: £60,000
Contract: Two year fixed-term contract

The Assistant Director of Charity Operations (AD Ops) will be responsible for the in-year delivery of Charity events and activities in support of the Fundraising and Communications/Marketing plans.

AD Ops will lead on assuring the interface with the Charity's regionally based volunteer community and the regional Army chain of command and will be the primary point of contact for County Chairs and other advocates.

AD Ops principal deliverable will be the annual Engagement Plan, drawing on the supported Fundraising and Comms/Marketing Plans, which will articulate the events to be delivered by the Charity, with measures of effectiveness and resources apportioned for each event or activity within the Plan.

AD Ops will direct the activity of Charity event management and fundraising staff in the delivery of successful events, project managing, troubleshooting, and reprioritising as required and in consultation with Directors Fundraising and Comms/Marketing.

AD Ops will attend Senior Management Board (SMB) meetings and, where appropriate, Trustee Board meetings and sub-committees.

Person specification
- An experienced and proven planner, adept at synchronising activity, managing and allocating resources and delivering expected outcomes to time, cost and specification.
- Some military experience or an understanding of the military that would be advantageous.
- Well-developed writing and oral communication skills, readily able to synthesise information and write and present policy papers, briefs and reports - often under pressure of time.
- Exceptional organisational and critical thinking skills; able to perform complex tasks and prioritise projects.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and work effectively with all elements of the Charity and supporting volunteers.
- Computer literate, comfortable with MS Office tools, familiar with social media platforms.
- Competent in budget management.
- Project management qualifications/skills are desirable.
- HR management qualifications/skills are desirable.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 12th July 2022


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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