How we work with you
We work with a variety of not-for-profit organisations from large to small, covering traditional charities, higher education, arts, membership and professional bodies. We recruit across all income streams, innovation, data, supporter care, prospect research and digital marketing roles. We also cover office operations, grant management, specialist project and membership roles across varying levels of seniority, from Assistant to Director.
If you are looking for your next fundraising, data, prospect research, digital or membership role within the not for profit sector we can make you aware of some of the best opportunities on the market.
Not only can we support you with finding your new dream job, but we also offer bespoke training to help you stand out in a competitive market. From CV formatting to tailored interview training, you can find out more here.
Our approach to helping you is tailored and proactive, we genuinely care about your job search and know how personal it is to you but the below outlines the steps we promise to take on your behalf.
You can send us your CV through our website, via email or via LinkedIn, equally if you’d rather have an initial call about what you are looking for and want to know how we can help then give us a ring.
We want to make sure we can help with your job search so we will initial have a call about what you are looking for in regards to salary, location, job title etc. We will also cover your experience so we can begin to understand how best to represent you.
This meeting is really important, it gives us insight into how you will interview, how you present yourself and allows us to start preparing you for interview questions. It will take about 45 mins and will cover your work experience, financial achievements, competency questions and your ideal job. It better allows us to build a relationship with you and understand what you need from your next role.
In our meeting we will discuss your preferred organisations and we will then approach them anonymously on your behalf to see if they have any suitable vacancies, keeping you updated. We will also make you aware of any vacancies outside of these organisations giving you background on the culture and management style.
When we have found you the right organisation and role we will oversee the offer negotiation. We will be transparent and honest from the beginning about what the organisation will pay and we will never put you forward for a job below your salary requirement.
We want to continue working with you for the rest of your career in the charity sector so we will stay in touch, checking in that the role is as you were told at interview. We will take you for a lunch or coffee once you have settled in properly and catch up fully on how you are progressing.
Equality and diversity policy
As an organisation recruiting on behalf of the charitable sector we are wholly committed to equal opportunities for all of the people we come into contact with.
When recruiting for fundraising roles we assess candidates based on their competencies and client requirements, irrespective of gender, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, religion, sexual orientation or disability.
We have pledged to do the following to increase equal opportunities:
- We will challenge unnecessary requirements on your JDs that will prevent sections of society from applying for roles
- We will only be submitting anonymised CVs in the future, removing anything highlighting protected characteristics
- We will ask you what your organisation and the role needs, and submit people who we know are capable of doing the job based on their skills and experience
- We commit to annual events on inclusion in the sector to ensure best practice is shared
This is our pledge and I ask our charity clients, candidates and fellow recruitment agencies supporting the charity sector to join us and do the same and help improve equal opportunities across the sector.