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We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents

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Jobs at Gingerbread

Thank you for your interest in working for us. We are an innovative UK charity with a highly committed and skilled team that works hard to improve the lives of single parent families in England and Wales. We support and develop staff, and offer the opportunity to develop your career and get involved in a variety of projects.

We recruit staff from a wide range of backgrounds and ages. We offer flexible working so that all staff can balance work with family and personal development needs.

If you have any queries about working for Gingerbread please email recruitment@gingerbread.org.uk.

Current Vacancies

Head of Communications and Digital
£43,750 per annum
Permanent contract; full-time – 35 hours a week, flexible work requests welcome
Kentish Town, London
Closing date:  Friday 29 July 2016, 5pm

About us

Gingerbread is the national charity working with single parent families. We’re working to reach even more of the UK’s 2 million single parents, making sure they know we’re here and are using our support services.  We’re campaigning on a national scale to improve the lives of single parents and their children and ensure their voices are heard. And we’re going through a digital transformation programme.

In the current economic and political climate – and with significant reforms taking place in both the benefits system, childcare and child maintenance systems – our role in communicating the concerns and opportunities for single parents is more important than ever.  

About you

The Head of Communications and Digital is an exciting and diverse role. You will lead and manage Gingerbread’s communications and campaigns team. You will also drive a digital transformation programme. The successful candidate will have the ability to lead and manage a highly skilled team, and will have strong experience of communications, campaigning and digital.

What we offer

We are an innovative charity with a highly committed and skilled team that works hard to improve the lives of single parent families. In return, we support and develop staff, and offer the opportunity to develop your career and get involved in a variety of projects.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including single parents and those with caring responsibilities. We offer excellent work-life balance policies for all staff. 

For further information about the role and to apply please download an application pack from our website www.gingerbread.org.uk.

Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee, no. 402748, and a charity, no. 230750.


 


Finance Officer
£27,618 per annum (FTE)
28 to 35 hours, flexible working requests welcomed
Permanent
Kentish Town, London
Closing date: Tuesday 26 July 2016 at 9.00am.

Gingerbread provides expert advice, practical support and campaigns for single parents.   

The Finance Officer will be part of a small team and the new post holder will join at an exciting time, where planned changes offer an opportunity to gain valuable experience and assist in developing a stronger Finance function for the future of Gingerbread.

The Finance Officer will work closely with the Head of Finance to ensure ledgers are up to date and month end routines are complete, as well as dealing with payroll for the organisation. The role involves working across all teams, exchanging information and resolving queries, as well as liaising with suppliers and funders.

You will have previous experience of working in a finance team, and will be part qualified or working towards an accountancy qualification.  Ideally you have knowledge in working with Exchequer accounting software. You will have experience of payroll and pensions administration, good IT skills, and a knowledge of book keeping.  You will be used to working accurately to tight deadlines.

Gingerbread values diversity and welcomes applications from all section of the community, including single parents and those with caring responsibilities. We offer good work-life balance policies for all staff.

For further information about the role please download an application pack from our website www.gingerbread.org.uk.      

Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee, no. 402748, and a charity, no. 230750.

 




Volunteering at Gingerbread

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