Closing Date: Friday, 16th July 2021 (5pm)
How to Apply: Please send a CV and Cover Letter titled Head of Foundation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Summary (The main purpose of the job)
Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation (referred to as the “Foundation”) aim to deliver projects in the heart of the community by harnessing the power of sport, health, and education to make a lasting, positive impact on individuals’ lives.
The Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation delivers a range of projects under the three principles of Sport, Health and Education. Sport is an engaging tool that allows our staff to work with a whole range of individuals, delivering important lifestyle messages to inspire others to make positive changes to their own lives.
The Head of Foundation will oversee the Community department and ensure that targets are delivered within appropriate timescales. They will seek relationships with businesses, schools, and other organisations to expand the brand and profile of the Trust. They will focus on income generation through grants, fundraising, donations, and sponsorships to help grow the charity.
The Head of Foundation will report to the Wakefield Trinity CEO. The Head of Foundation will provide leadership to ensure a positive working relationship with all staff. They will monitor and appraise Community Foundation staff and ensure that targets are challenged and driven to a positive outcome.
The Head of Foundation is required to be professional, smart, honest, competent, punctual and deliver excellence in their role. You are required to be confident, display good communication skills and be an effective team leader.
You will be able to manage your workload accordingly and ensure deadlines are met. You will have the skills to be able to deliver quality and ensure that guarantees to organisations or people are met. You will build and maintain relationships with Schools, Businesses, other Sporting Organisations and Governing Bodies through excellent interpersonal skills.
Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment. This role involves work with young people and is subject to DBS checks. As such this post is exempt for the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions. Two references will also be required. Applicants will, in addition be expected to undertake training appropriate to the role.