Recruitment and consultancy

Current vacancies from partners or members of London Funders

YPF Trust - Chief Executive 

Location: London
Salary: £60,000-£70,000
Closing Date: 2nd February 
Application Link: here

The Young People's Foundation (YPF) model is the response of John Lyon's Charity to the ongoing pressures on the Children and Young People's sector and specifically the issues faced by the voluntary sector in their Beneficial Area. To support the establishment of YPFs nationally, the YPF Trust is now being established.
The new CEO will be responsible for providing strong leadership and representing of the YPF network and support member YPFs to be sustainable and achieve high impact in their communities. The CEO is also responsible for developing and implementing the YPF Trust Strategy, including income generation, and be accountable for all aspect relating to finance and the broader operations of the Trust.

London Councils - Project Manager:Grants Programme 2021-25

Location: Southwark
Salary: Circa £35,000 (until end of December 2020
Closing Date: 27th January
Application Link: here

This is an exciting opportunity to work with London Councils and set up the @£26million 2021-2025 pan-London Grants Programme. You will be working with partners to establish the needs of London’s boroughs, develop service specifications, manage an open awards round and begin the process of negotiating grant agreements. Go to for further information.

London Legal Support Trust - Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager

Location: Holborn
Salary: £32,500 - £37,500 per year (depends on experience)
Closing Date: 24th January
Application Link: here

The London Legal Support Trust (LLST) works to support law centres and legal advice agencies in London and the Home Counties by providing them with grant funding alongside other forms of support. We do this by holding large fundraising events, most notably the London Legal Walk, which raised £869,000 this year, and providing the funds through grant rounds to the agencies where they are most needed. We offer our knowledge and experience of the sector to help the agencies become more sustainable. We also work with other grant-making bodies.
We are seeking an experienced fundraiser with excellent communication skills and a successful track record of exceeding targets across a range of income streams.  They will be able to influence and motivate others, build positive relationships with key stakeholders and work collaboratively throughout the organisation.

Young Hammersmith and Fulham Foundation - Chair of Board of Trustees

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham
Salary: Voluntary
Closing Date: 14th February
Application Link: here

We want a happier, heathier & safer Hammersmith & Fulham
YHFF brings together youth organisations, businesses, local government, schools, funders and the wider community to create opportunities for young people.
YHFF is a membership organisation of youth service providers, statutory bodies, companies and young people to maximise youth provision in Hammersmith and Fulham. YHFF acts as a ‘bridge’ between local voluntary sector organisations, statutory service providers, commissioners, local government and policy makers and third sector funders. 
We have 5 priorities:
•            We connect the public, private and voluntary sectors
•            Articulate the impact of the youth sector
•            Knowledge sharing to support our network
•            Advocating for young people to shape and benefit from the opportunities on offer
•            Diversify income sources
We provide support services to our membership to help them develop their organisations, find new sources of funding and understand the needs of young people in the borough. We support new partnerships and collaborations that can improve the lives of young people and support organisations to deliver better services. We are currently leading the creation of a consortium which we hope will increase the amount of funding available to small and medium members providing high quality services.
As well as direct support to the youth sector, we work with business, policy makers and government to access resources, develop understanding and trust between sectors and create a body of knowledge around ‘what works’ in Hammersmith and Fulham.

London Community Foundation - Various

Location: Brixton
Application Links: here

The London Community Foundation is looking for a Director of Finance and Operations, a WAVG Fund Manager and a VAWG Fund coordinator. 

Why work for The London Community Foundation?
Here at LCF, we are united by our belief in a stronger and more vibrant London for everyone. We believe that grassroots organisations hold the key to understanding community needs and tackling deep rooted issues that can't be solved elsewhere. 
We speak up for the community and stand up for London, and we always seek to represent the community we serve. London's strength lies in its diversity. So, where you've come from is less important to us than where you're going and how we can help you get there. 
If you're driven, collaborative, and passionate about making an impact, take a look at our latest vacancies below. Join us, and you'll be working with a bunch of hard-working people to champion a whole range of grassroots community initiatives across London.

Kensington and Chelsea Foundation - Major Gifts + Events Manager

Location: Kensington and Chelsea
Salary: £35,000-£40,000
Closing Date: 7th February
Application Link: Here

The Kensington + Chelsea Foundation is an independent local charity which was founded in 2008 and is now in an exciting phase of growth. We want to raise our profile, our income and, most importantly, our impact. While our borough is often associated with wealth and affluence, it also has areas of severe deprivation. K+C has the worst income inequality of all London boroughs, high rates of child poverty and the highest proportion of people living alone. Our vision is of a borough without poverty, where everyone has the opportunity to reach their potential. We support local projects which reduce isolation and loneliness, develop skills and employment opportunities, and support children and young people who lack opportunities.
We played a key role in the response to the tragedy at the Grenfell Tower and continue to work with some of the most disadvantaged communities in the borough to improve wellbeing and opportunities.
The Major Gifts Manager fulfils a key function within our small team with responsibility for increasing income primarily from high net worth individuals, and managing and developing the Foundation’s relationship with them.

Development and Campaigns Officer - Ealing CVS

Location: Ealing
Salary: £30,741 (including outer London weighting)
Closing Date: 31 January
Application Link: Here

• Do you understand the housing issues faced by low income, disadvantaged and BAMER residents in Ealing and Hounslow?

• Could you enable and support the voluntary and community sector in Hounslow and Ealing to work towards improving the housing situation for low income, disadvantaged and BAMER residents?

The role will involve developing campaign and leadership training, collaborating with partner organisations and policy makers to identify housing campaigns and researching housing policy issues and changes in legislation.
The successful applicant will also need to manage relationships with a broad base of stakeholders and be able to maintain effective partnerships with local public sector bodies and joint working between the sectors.
We are looking for someone who is: dynamic, a self-starter, able to work independently, able to think strategically and understands current housing issues faced by disadvantaged residents in Ealing and Hounslow.
Must be able to: coordinate regular community outreach sessions for disadvantaged and BAMER groups on local developments/current issues affecting the community and how they can get involved. A good communicator able to disseminate campaigning best practice, including case studies, through a variety of mediums, including the website, blog, and e bulletin.

The right person could come from a broad background including private sector and someone who enjoys challenges and problem solving.
Please contact Gurpreet Rana via email on if you would like further details or for an informal discussion about the role.

Jack Petchey Foundation - West London Grants Officer

Location: London
Salary: £25,700 - £29,500 (starting salary, depending on experience)
Closing date: 30th January
Application Link: Here

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dynamic Grants Team and help deliver our grant programmes. The focus of the role will be to support Schools and Youth Organisations in West London to run our Achievement Award Scheme and associated programmes.
The role will require the post holder to develop membership of the Achievement Award Scheme, promoting this to schools and youth organisations that are not currently part of the scheme, as well as identifying growth and expansion for those already on the scheme. The Grants Officer will also be responsible for promoting, assessing and managing other small grants and programmes, as well as representing the Foundation at a large number of prestigious events where we celebrate young people’s achievements.

Email Geraldine to post a member job vacancy.