Research Partnership Opportunity: Gender Justice and Domestic Abuse in the UK

Islamic Relief UK is pleased to announce a research partnership opportunity. We are looking for a researcher or organisation to partner with us in conducting and analysing a research scoping exercise. The theme is ‘Gender Justice: Faith perspectives on tackling domestic abuse in the UK’.

If you are interested, you can read about the research scoping project, the essential criteria for potential partners, and instructions for how to apply, by downloading the full brief here.

The deadline for submission of partnership research proposals is 9am on Monday 31st August 2015.

Partnership selection is due to be confirmed by the 30th September 2015.

Submissions and any enquiries should be made by email to Heather Knight, Domestic Programmes Coordinator: heather.knight@islamic-relief.org.uk.

Global Programmes Coordinator x2

Salary:  £30,540 pa pro-rata (incl. London Weighting)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Temporary (3 to 6 months)
Ref: PRG-GPO-20150723 (TEMP)

Closing date: On going until successful appointment

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) for two experienced and talented individuals to join the Programmes Department as Global Programmes Co-ordinator, initially on temporary bases with the opportunity to become permanent. Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the post holders will co-ordinate and manage IRUK’s international programmes portfolio. This will involve working closely with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective delivery, implementation and monitoring of IRUK funded programmes. The successful candidates will also play a key role in developing and implementing departmental strategic objectives.

The global programmes coordinator will also be responsible for the control, management and release of multi-million pounds of funding for selected projects based on strategic priorities.

The Successful Candidate must:

  • Able to start immediately
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of international development and humanitarian work
  • Experience of working within an INGO
  • Excellent communication skills with experience in liaising with multiple stakeholders
  • Effective budgetary control and grant management
  • Must have ability to appraise and assess complex financial data and spread sheets
  • Strong and well developed analytical and research skills
  • Good interpersonal and team work.

Global Programmes Coordinator JD

Campaigns Coordinator

Salary:  £30,540* pa inc LW (*pending review)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent
Ref: COM-CP-20150708

Closing date: 03/08/2015

We are looking for an exceptionally talented, resourceful and confident individual to join our External Affairs and Campaigns team. Reporting to the External Relations & Campaigns Manager, the Campaigns Coordinator will be responsible for working primarily to advance Islamic Relief’s campaign objectives in the UK in order to raise awareness of Islamic Relief’s work, undertake the coordination of campaigns in line with advocacy themes and campaigning priorities thereby establishing IR’s voice on critical development matters. The person will also be responsible for establishing and nurturing strategically important relationships to ensure maximum exposure and benefit for IR’s campaigning.

The Successful Candidate must have:

  • Sound knowledge of the political system and processes in the UK.
  • Knowledge of international affairs, global citizenship and social-political issues within the context of current affairs and wider society
  • To have knowledge of the third sector, its structure and workings
  • Good understanding of policy, processes and groups which bring about social change
  • Have a good understanding of public campaigning and awareness of successful campaigns tactics and online tools
  • Experience of working within communications role including messaging, public positioning and understanding of political structure, media interest and NGO coordination mechanisms
  • Exceptional communication, networking and organisational skills.

Campaigns Coordinator Advert & JD

Data Analyst (UK)

Salary:  £25,440 pa (incl. London Weighting)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent
Ref:COM-DA-20150722

Closing date: 18/08/2015

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is looking for an experienced, forward thinking and highly organised individual to become the Data Analyst within the IRUK communications team. The post holder will bring together, analyse (both participant and activity data), and produce appropriate reports for relevant stakeholders within Islamic Relief.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Data Analyst with have close working relation with Digital Marketing Specialist, Head of Fundraising, Campaigns Lead and other members of the Fundraising, Supporter Relations, ICT and CRM teams. The post holder will also maintain a good working relation with various external software suppliers and data agencies.

The Successful Candidate Must:

  • Have a qualification in Graphic Design.
  • Be highly numerate with experience in data/statistical analysis
  • Have appreciation of data quality issues
  • Have excellent analytical skills and experience of providing data and interpretation to stakeholders for major campaigns
  • Have experience of working in a fundraising department or background within direct marketing or campaign management
  • Have experience of segmentation modelling techniques
  • Have experience using Raiser’s Edge or equivalent CRM knowledge
  • Have experience with Crystal Reports V8.5 onwards
  • Excellent IT skills including knowledge and experience of data structures and CRM tools.

JD Data Analyst 20150715

Digital Marketing Specialist

Salary:  £35,640 pa (incl. London Weighting)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent
Ref: COM-DM-20150722

Closing date: 18/08/2015

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is looking for a Digital Marketing specialist to join our dynamic and creative Marketing team. The Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing IRUK’s digital marketing strategy (including mobile and tablet platform) as an integral part of IRUK’s fundraising, branding and campaigning projects. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the job holder will work closely with key stakeholders externally – such as media companies, digital agencies and service providers – and internally, including the Marketing team, the Campaigns Lead, Fundraising Department and the Supporter Relations Team.

The Successful Candidate must:

  • Have a qualification in Graphic Design.Graduate in business or marketing discipline or equivalent experience
  • Understand major technology-driven changes and trends affecting the online media and advertising industries
  • Have sound knowledge of the digital media buying ecosystem (CPC,CPA,CPM,ROI,LTV) and understanding of performance advertising (search and display)
  • Have insight into email marketing, SEO, CMS & CRM
  • Have Experience of marketing/advertising within the UK Asian community.
  • Have Knowledge/experience of relationship management

JD Digital Marketing Specialist 20150715

Head of Communications (IRUK)

Salary:  £47,870 pa incl. Ldon Weighting), (Negotiable depending on experience)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent
Ref:COM-HoD-20150709

Closing date: 23/08/2015

This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptionally capable and experienced individual to join Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) as the Head of Communications. As a member of the UK Executive board and reporting to the UK Director, the Head of Communications will be expected to contribute to the overall strategic direction and management of IRUK. The post holder will act as lead champion of IRUK’s brand and provide leadership and management to the communications department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of the communications strategy as well as the department’s overall operations, whilst being able to lead, inspire and develop a large, diverse and talented team..

The Successful Candidatemudt have:

  • Must have proven senior management and leadership skills & experience.
  • Substantial experience of marketing, branding, media and market scanning.
  • Proven track record in using up to date communication technology.
  • Proven experience of engaging with and influencing decision-makers whilst exercising sound political judgement and sensitivity
  • Must demonstrate ability to strategise, plan, prioritise and delegate to ensure successful delivery of work.
  • Ability to build, manage and motivate teams and individuals to achieve set objectives and targets (both financial and non-financial)
  • Sound financial and resource management experience which enables department goals to be achieved within budgetary constraints
  • Excellent understanding and insight into international development and humanitarian work.

Head of Communication Advert & JD

Head of Fundraising

Salary:  £47,870 pa incl. Ldon Weighting), (Negotiable depending on experience)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent
Ref:FRD-HoD-20150709

Closing date: 23/08/2015

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Islamic Relief UK for an exceptionally talented and experienced individual to join us as the Head of Fundraising. As a member of the UK Executive board and reporting to the UK Director, the Head of Fundraising will be expected to contribute to the overall strategic direction and management of Islamic Relief (UK). The post holder will be required to provide leadership and management to the fundraising team and be directly responsible for all areas of fundraising, in particular, developing and leading on the effective and efficient implementation of sustainable fundraising and volunteering strategies. As the Head of Department, the successful candidate will be responsible for setting annual fundraising income and expenditure budgets, achieving and exceeding income targets whilst being able to lead, inspire and develop a large and diverse national team.

The Successful Candidatemudt have:

  • Must have proven senior management and leadership skills & experience.
  • Must have proven senior management and leadership skills & experience.
  • Must demonstrate ability to strategies, plan, prioritise and delegate to ensure successful delivery of work.
  • Ability to build, manage and motivate teams and individuals to achieve set objectives and targets (both financial and non-financial).
  • Sound financial and resource management experience which enables department goals to be achieved within budgetary constraints.
  • Excellent understanding and insight into international development and humanitarian work.
  • Must have good knowledge and experience of various Fundraising models.
  • Must have experience of generating positive publicity from local/national media..

Head of Fundraising_ Advert & JD

Marketing Manager

Salary:  £42,270 pa (pending review) (incl. London Weighting)
Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent
Ref: COM-MM-20150722

Closing date: 30/08/2015

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) for a dynamic individual to join our communications department as Junior Graphic Designer. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the post holder will be responsible for delivering high quality, innovative and expressive media that reflects IR’s progressive humanitarian work on a national and international level. The post holder will be working on most visual and design material, producing publications for each campaign.

The Successful Candidate:

  • An academic qualification at degree level or equivalent experience/qualification in a marketing related field
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of online and offline marketing.
  • In depth understanding and experience of marketing strategy, marketing techniques, and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research techniques
  • Has working knowledge of Macromedia Creative Suite
  • Is commercially aware, with good understanding of budget management and ROI
  • Has an aptitude to plan annually, multiple campaigns and activities
  • Has an understanding of marketing trends and the charity market
  • Has the experience of influencing and managing a wide range of stakeholders in a complex organisation
  • Has the experience of managing and motivating creative teams

Marketing Manager JD

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack form from below and forwarding the completed form to hr.iruk@islamic-relief.org.uk on or before the closing date.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship. Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Form:

IRUK Application Form
Diversity Monitoring Form 2015

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