Vacancies on SfP voluntary Management Team

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From time to time vacancies occur on the SfP Voluntary Management Team, and at present we are looking for persons to fill the following two roles: Head of Finance and Head of Technology and Operations.   If you are thinking of  contributing to the development of SfP, please consider these positions.

Head of Finance – Role Profile/Person Specification

This is a key voluntary role, suitable for those who have an understanding and empathy for SfP through its events and publications and who wish to contribute to its growth and future success. The role is part of the SfP management team and requires a regular commitment of several hours per week, including the following activities:

Finances:

  • Develop SfP’s financial strategy, monitoring risks, planning mitigations, and developing plans for future growth.
  • Create SfP’s annual budgets and targets and track performance and projections throughout the year.
  • Support the trustees and management team on all financial matters, taking responsibility for decisions, supporting reporting, and providing budgeting guidance.
  • Develop continued improvements to financial reporting and seek efficiencies in financial operations wherever possible.
  • Undertake day-to-day financial processing, with support from the finance assistant, including the management of online accounts and financial reporting, all invoicing, expense payment, and monitoring of all income and expenditure.
  • Work with the fundraising lead to support grant applications.
  • Prepare accounting documentation for use by SfP’s accountant each year.

The successful candidate will demonstrate all of these to a consistently high standard:

  • Good knowledge of financial processes and keen financial acumen, preferably with prior experience of day-to-day management of the finances for an organisation.
  • Experience of budget planning.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including spreadsheet formula and pivot tables.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • The ability to manage their workload as independently as possible.

General attributes for SfP voluntary team members:

  • They are expected to take a proactive approach towards the overall well being of the charity.
  • They should show an understanding of the ethos that underpins SfP and its francophone A Coeur Joie parent movement, the fostering of good relationships and the breaking down of barriers through the promotion of singing together in as accessible a manner as possible.
  • They will handle confidential personal and financial data and will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to commencing the role. Absolute discretion is required by all team members when carrying out their duties.

How to apply:

Suitably qualified candidates wishing to apply for the position should email a copy of their CV, together with a covering letter outlining why they would like to be considered, and what they would bring to the role, to Stephen Gregson, Interim Chief Executive at ceo@singforpleasure.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 8th May 2022.

 

Head of Technology and Operations- Role Profile/Person Specification

This is a key voluntary role, suitable for those who have an understanding and empathy for SfP through its events and publications and who wish to contribute to its growth and future success. The role is part of the SfP management team and requires a regular commitment of several hours per week, including the following activities:

Technology:

  • Manage the overall SfP technology strategy, developing suggestions and project proposals for how SfP can develop its technology offering, both internally and externally.
  • Oversee SfP’s existing technology, including management of Google Workspace.
  • Manage the website, including relations with web design team (particularly when issues arise).
  • Oversee and support creation of Google spreadsheets and website pages/forms to support events, the shop, and other non-marketing elements of our technology.
  • Respond to queries raised through the website (particularly those relating to payments).
  • Work with the Executive Assistant to manage google drive and data requirements.

Operations:

  • Manage the Commercial Lead and oversee the management of the SfP shop and the sales performance.
  • Work with the shop lead on stock management.
  • Manage hotel bookings and other operational activities.

The successful candidate will demonstrate all of these to a consistently high standard:

  • A high degree of IT literacy in most popular programs, particularly Gmail and its applications.
  • The ability to manage their workload as independently as possible.
  • Keen attention to detail.

General Attributes for SfP voluntary team members:

  • They are expected to take a proactive approach towards the overall well being of the charity.
  • They should show an understanding of the ethos that underpins SfP and its francophone A Coeur Joie parent movement, the fostering of good relationships and the breaking down of all barriers through the promotion of singing together in as accessible a manner as possible.
  • They will handle confidential personal and financial data and will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to commencing the role. Absolute discretion is required by all team members when carrying out their duties.

How to apply:

Suitably qualified candidates wishing to apply for the position should a copy of their CV, together with a covering letter outlining why they would like to be considered, and what they would bring to the role, to Stephen Gregson, Interim Chief Executive at ceo@singforpleasure.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 8th May 2022.