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Charities Aid Foundation


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Join CAF as an Adviser and Drive Social Progress Through Expert Consultancy


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Expires 17-3-24 - Applications reviewed after this date

Organisation summary - The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is dedicated to accelerating societal progress towards a fair and inclusive future. As part of CAF's international team, you will contribute to a mission that connects donors, charities, and communities, creating a better landscape for giving. CAF stands out for its commitment to innovation, a people-centered approach, and for offering a secure and exceptional workplace. Join us to be part of a leading organization that is 'Together Building Opportunity'.

  • Role Summary
  • Deliver strategic consultancy to a diverse client base including private clients, corporates, and the public sector.
  • Contribute to CAF's Advisory proposition and Impact Accelerator, merging expertise in advisory, grant making, and social investment.
  • Manage projects, ensuring the delivery of high-quality assignments and exceptional client service.
  • Support business development strategies and grow the Advisory business pipeline.
  • Coordinate and produce proposals in response to business leads.
  • Role Requirements
  • Proven advisory experience with foundations, philanthropists, charities, corporates, or the public sector.
  • Knowledge in philanthropy, grantmaking, sustainability, fundraising, strategy, research, governance, impact measurement, and evaluation.
  • Skilled in analyzing complex systems and formulating strategic recommendations.
  • Strong relationship-building skills and the ability to facilitate impactful workshops and discussions.
  • Expertise in key cause areas and willingness to learn new areas based on opportunities and needs.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic, and decision-making abilities.
  • What’s in it for you
  • Hybrid working arrangements where applicable.
  • Six weeks of holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Access to a range of professional development opportunities.
  • Attractive pension scheme with exceptional employer contributions.
  • Engagement in social impact benefit schemes.

To apply for this impactful Adviser role at CAF and join our vision of building a sustainable future, click on the apply button to be redirected to the CAF jobs portal. Discover more and submit your application here. We are eager to welcome you aboard!

Job Reference - SRR030

You will be an integral part of our team of experts providing high-value, bespoke advice and consultancy to individuals, corporates, and charities.

At CAF you will be joining an international workforce who are passionate about accelerating society’s progress towards a fair and inclusive future for all. We are people centred, driven by innovation and together we are building a leading great and safe place to work.

What you’ll do

At CAF, every one of us contributes to our impact, and as our Adviser you too will play an integral part in what we do.

The main purpose of your role will be to deliver and develop high-value consultancy work with CAF’s private clients, corporate, public sector and charity clients. Play a role in further building CAF's Advisory proposition within CAF’s wider Impact Accelerator offering which brings together expertise in advisory, grant making and social investment.

As our Adviser you will:

  • Deliver CAF's strategic consultancy work with private clients, corporates, the public sector and charities and provide support to senior advisers as and when needed
  • Work confidently with a range of philanthropists, corporate clients, and charity leaders at all levels of seniority delivering concrete advice to assist in the development of their impact/giving strategies and implementation, impact frameworks and evaluation, fundraising strategies, governance, etc
  • Day-to-day project management and excellent client service
  • Delivery of high-quality assignments to clients
  • Co-ordinate the production of quality proposals in response to business leads.
  • Assisting the Advisory business development strategy and pipeline and drive growth.

Who you’ll be

This role is for you if you have relevant experience as an Adviser or have relevant transferable skills and are keen to make a difference to society.

We are looking for and Adviser that has:

  • Experience advising foundations, individual philanthropists, charities, corporates and/or the public sector
  • Experience of advising clients on philanthropy, grantmaking, sustainability, fundraising, strategy, research, governance, impact measurement and evaluation, programmatic design and/or practice
  • Experience in analysing complex systems and producing workable strategies and proposals, presentations, research, recommendations etc
  • Ability to build and consolidate strong relationships with current and potential clients
  • Ability to facilitate and drive workshops and discussions with very clear outputs and outcomes
  • Expertise in key cause areas, particularly areas that are traditionally underfunded and ability to upskill themselves in new areas based on opportunities and needs
  • Strong analytical, forward-thinking, and decision-making skills

What’s in it for you

At CAF you will receive:

  • Permanent hybrid ways of working where roles allow
  • Six weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • A wide range of development opportunities to support personal and professional growth
  • Pension scheme with better-than-market employer contribution options
  • Social impact benefit schemes

About CAF

At Charities Aid Foundation we accelerate social progress by providing essential connections between donors, charities and communities.

We safeguard and deliver vital donations, offer expert advisory services and financial products to donors and charities, and provide tailored charity banking through our award-winning bank CAF Bank.

Our purpose is to enable a better landscape for giving and a fair and sustainable future for all.

If you are interested in joining us as our Adviser and being part of an organisation who are people focused and are “Together Building Opportunity” please click on the apply button and you will be redirected to CAF jobs portal where you can find out more about the position and apply.

We would love to hear from you!

Job Reference: SRR030


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