An HR and L&D professional experienced across the public, private and voluntary sectors, Andrea’s portfolio includes Organisational Strategy Development & Design, Performance Management & Competencies, Management & Leadership Development, Project Management, and Equal Opps and Diversity & Inclusion. Already moving from f2f delivered programmes by the end of last year, Covid-19 has enabled her to develop new ‘at a distance’ interventions supporting private and voluntary sector clients in navigating the pandemic using scenario planning, and coupling this with her extensive knowledge of HR.
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Experienced event manager - boardroom to arena, writing event documents, project management, EA support, meet&greet. Good at research. I'm determined, friendly, resourceful. Fee negotiable. Early in to London or distance travel - expenses required. Passions - theatre/acting/
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I retired from paid employment in 2011 with the NHS in Procurement. At first I wondered what I would do with my time but now I wonder where all my free time is! I volunteer with the local community-run shop, serving behind the counter and also dealing with the admin for the newspaper and magazine orders. I also volunteer with the local library, delivering books to an elderly housebound lady of 94! I write short stories mainly but am also trying to write a book. I play tennis, cycle and walk. My wife and I run a local board games session monthly and are members of a local U3A games group.
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As a communications professional I have been at the forefront of advancing many companies, organisations and charities into new fields of business and public awareness. In a career that spans 25 years, I have a proven record in event & project management, press, PR, corporate writing, social media as well as creating content & communications for most media platforms. High-concept, high-quality execution whether external or internal or public-facing.
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I have over 35 years of experience working in admin. A good chunk of my career has involved working in adult education both as an IT teacher and a manager. I am a proficient touch typist/audio typist with strong organisational skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. I currently write two blogs and have 15+ years experience of writing effective copy for use in my own company's websites.
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I have over 15 years experience in charitable organisations at senior management level. This has included substantial financial management, from the setting up of systems and procedures to day to day bookkeeping and producing and presenting management accounts to the Board. I have a lot of experience in managing restricted and unrestricted funds as well as setting up and monitoring both organisation wide and project budgets. I am now in a position where I would like to share my years experience and knowledge with organisations and help them move forward with their financial systems.
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I have spent 25 years in the charity sector primarily in international development working with a number of agencies, I have a strong track record in proposal development and bid writing including trust and foundations. In addition I have significant experience in donor reporting and knowledge management in support of programmes. I relocated to the UK three years ago and I am keen to continue to support the charity sector.
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I am a well educated and skilled secretary/PA with exceptional grammar, spelling and punctuation skills and fast and accurate typing. I am well spoken, confident, highly organised and extremely efficient.
Over 30 years in small-medium charities, both UK national and international organisations.
Strengths include: strategic planning and review; impact-led planning, theory of change and the evaluation process; partnerships and merger; governance and risk; working with challenging boards; group facilitation and organisational change; achieving financial and organisational sustainability.
Open to consultancy, coaching, mentoring, and interim roles.
I help organizations drive successful growth initiatives. Balancing business needs with people-oriented strategies to develop supportive cultures and ethical management frameworks. Ensuring organisations are efficient and well-positioned in their field.
I achieved this by fostering a culture of trust and empowerment through coaching leadership teams and helping them develop clear strategic plans that match the culture and ethos of the organisation and meet the expectations of all stakeholders. Helping the management team understand the value of working on "the important" not the "urgent".
Experienced in strategic and leadership development, mentoring, performance improvement, evaluation, organisational change, and development. I have a broad spectrum of experience and have a proven record in project management, income-generating, relationship building, coaching individuals to success, and team building.
I will work with organisations keen to increase income, strategic development, business planning, operational reviews, and team building.
I am motivated by being able to unlock the potential of people and organisations so they can have a bigger social impact and deliver growth
I am an enthusiastic, conscientious and experienced professional with over 25 years of working in marketing & communications, business development, administration and customer facing roles. I have worked in both large public organisations (education) and small private organisations (healthcare), as well as the charity sector. I have experience of motivating teams during periods of change, employee recognition and engagement, social media management, press coverage, brochure development and website updates. I always aim to provide a job well done, within the required budget and timeline.
I have expertise in content marketing, marketing campaigns, partner marketing, market research and marketing planning. Content marketing experience includes writing 'copy' for blogs, web sites, customer case studies, news updates, monthly bulletins, research-based articles, events and e-mail campaigns. Following a 25 year marketing career in the IT sector with IBM UK Ltd, I am now working freelance including in the charity sector. I have built up experience across the last three years of working with a number of charities including Arts & Culture, Citizens Advice and Youth sectors.
I have had a varied career in the not for profit and public sectors. This included about 5 years working in a senior management role at Christian Aid in strategy development and 11 years at Acas , the workplace conciliation and mediation organisation, where I managed a large department. Earlier in my career I taught as a secondary teacher for 5 years and was a vicar for 8 years. So I've been around a bit... I am now semi-retired and run my own language teaching business hosting foreign guests and volunteer in a local food bank which I love.
www.linkedin.com/in/deborah-brodie-96576243/ - I have extensive charity sector experience, in the UK and internationally, specialising in project management, and with a flair for building up networks and partnerships. I am a strong writer, and although not a qualified proof-reader, am able to do general checking and editing of documents. I have done case study and assessment interviews with community members, beneficiaries and other stakeholders. I have a warm professional manner, and am also able to do professional research or other interviews.
Julian is an experienced charity CEO, commercial MD, Non-Executive Director & Consultant. He began his career in the employment services division of the Civil Service, before training as a professional actor working in Theatre, TV and Radio & as Adminisrative Director of Theatre Venture & English Theatre Abroad. He studied leadership and business management at the Judge Business School (University of Cambridge) & The Leadership Trust. He graduated as a leadership, Business and Executive Coach on the Meyler Campbell EMCC accredited Mastered course. He a is member of the Association for Coaching
Journalist and publisher with 25 years' experience in the UK's leading magazine media companies. I offer a range of services including creating sparkling copy, sub-editing and proof-reading, as well as devising brand strategy, tone of voice and effective marketing content. Recent work has included launching new consumer products for print, blogs and social. Passionate about creating market-leading content that truly connects with the audience, whatever the subject. My experience includes craft, lifestyle, wellbeing, mindfulness, weddings, hair, travel, tourism and industrial sectors.
Business Development Manager (SMEs) and
Deputy Manager of a charity
- Workflow & processes; introducing efficient systems
- Creativity; thinking outside the (charity) box, with creative fundraising ideas
- Social media strategy; creating relevant, high-value, share-able content
- Empathic listening skills, providing a sounding board for strategy discussions
(I know it can be lonely)
- attention to detail: proof-reading
- Website design
- Certified Laughter Yoga Leader - a unique virtual fundraising idea!
- English & German language
I am a business consultant helping charities, SMEs and social enterprises in the home counties and London.
45 years business experience. Former responsibilities include Head of UK Corporate Banking for a world top 10 bank; Managing Director, Europe for a world-leading publishing company; CEO of a social enterprise and establishing start-ups for three USA companies, one becoming a market leader in Europe.
Former voIuntary positions include Adviser to the UK Government on community energy, Trustee of a CVS and a social enterprise in the leisure sector
I'm a positive, friendly, confident, approachable and easy going person with extensive HR and admin experience in various work places. My skills include recruitment, employee relations, talent development, management coaching and mentoring. I'm very flexible and willing to lend a hand where I can.
I worked as a Legal Secretary and Document Production Specialist for most of my career. I can help with transcription, copy typing, document conversions, amending, formatting, proofing, administration and clerical tasks. I am an active person and enjoy helping people generally.
Experienced Head of HR seeking to use my skills and expertise in HR gained from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Exceptional understanding of large scale HR projects, Employee Relations, People Strategies, Organisation Change and Design, L&D and HR Metrics.
Worked within the voluntary/charity sector throughout my career initially as a trustee and then in employment. Currently spearheading a Health and Wellbeing social enterprise.
I am a recently retired woman, who has over 25 years experience of working in the voluntary sector, seven as the Chief Executive of an organisation working with older people. I would like to use my skills, expertise and experience to assist other organisations. My specific skills are fundraising both in tenders and grants, personnel management - I have managed a team of 23 staff and directly managed 7 senior staff, recruitment and staff training.
A highly experienced business development/fund raising professional with a proven, demonstrable track record of success in the charity and social enterprise sectors, the private sector, UK and European financial services and the UK public sector sector. Impeccable professional references available on request together with board level testimonials and compelling case study examples of my work.
I am a change manager with extensive experience in the charity and local government sectors. I have worked with diverse communities in London for many years. I have recently qualified as a life coach and enjoy supporting leaders in the challenges they face.
A pragmatic entrepreneurial business professional with over 38 years of experience, the last 8 of which have been in the voluntary sector. I have practical hands on organisation development experience in both commercial and voluntary sector, with 18 years as Executive Director of 2 commercial start ups, 4 as a charity NED/trustee and 5 years as Executive Director/trustee of a start up grant making charity.
Excellent administrative, stakeholder and project Management skills. Expertise includes commissioning, performance, compliance, Report writing, governance data analysis and Service Improvement. Recent experience in charitable sector writing funding bids etc.
Former journalist now helping top corporate clients, I can write sparkling copy or mastermind a PR project to promote your cause because I know what content will translate into multi-media coverage. I have social media experience ghost-writing tweets and LinkedIn posts for organisations, but I can also go 'old school' and manage print suppliers/liaise with delivery companies. I'm also able to design print pages using Adobe InDesign. These are the skills I've already put to use for the National Childbirth Trust, a local nature reserve and a music festival raising funds for schools.
A personable and conscientious “portfolio careerist” with extensive experience of successfully providing exemplary levels of service to a wide cross section of clients within diverse cultural and business environments. Industries include event management, venues, charities, not for profit, heritage, tourism, management consultancy and TV networks.
I specialise in UK English communications. When you need your words fine-tuning, I can offer 15 years' writing/editing/proofreading experience. You are hiring someone with extensive knowledge of the English language and its successful application within the business environment.
Highly effective professional with 30+ years’ experience in operations, office, finance and business administration, characterised by consistent progression in diverse environments, including start-up, charities / not-for-profit, legal and property management and Higher Education.
I am an experienced business researcher and have experience of writing blogs and using social media. I have joined Blume to be able to participate in activities and to utilise my skills to assist others.
Dedicated administrative assistant with years of experience managing large and small offices. Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft packages and quick to learn new systems. Experience working with high profile clients and having own retention client base.
Hi, I am Scott. Worked for over 35 years in the Hospitality, Travel and IT industry mainly in sales and marketing leading teams to achieve sucess. Currently a co-director for my wife's consultancy. I enjoy tackling problems and seeing a job through successfully. Happy to take on challenges.
Able to translate business requirements into tangible outcomes, design & execute effective project delivery strategies, vision & roadmaps. Driving change management, business transformation, project strategies, MIS & IT systems, MS Office, client engagement & business benefits realisation.
Within the manufacturing sector, I have rebuilt two sales and marketing offices from scratch and introduced systems and controls. Similarly, in hospitality, I have completely restructured the business with systems and controls throughout all departments including risk assessments and H&S
Recently retired, I ran an IT skills training company and prior to that worked in the Insurance sector for a number of years. I’m a Microsoft Office specialist but also have worked extensively with Accountancy software Xero. I worked with Startup businesses and larger SME companies with IT
An experienced cleaning industry manager from an operations and hygiene development background, with invaluable managerial experience combined with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of various sectors such as operations, health & safety, technical services, contractual and development
I have an enthusiasm for just about anything I set my mind to, and make a point of completing tasks thoroughly, accurately and in a timely fashion. My interests are varied, but are dominated by travel, enjoying new experiences and making the most of what comes my way.
A highly experienced PA with excellent experience gained in the accountancy sector. A reliable individual. I pride myself on being loyal, committed and dedicated. An excellent communicator who can liaise effectively with people of all levels.
I have 40 years of continued work experience in a variety of administration and accounting roles, and also working with customers within home help, animal sitting, caring, sales assistant and customer services. I currently work from home as a self-employed bookkeeper allowing me full flexibility.
Life does happen when you're busy making other plans! From starting off as a Trainer, I've followed a meandering path through professional/ technical/ script and CV editing and writing, IT business analysis, project and programme management to the point in my life where I have so much to offer.
I work from home and am lucky to have a fully resourced office with very fast broadband. I have years of telephone based work behind me and I know that I have a very professional manner . I have worked in telesales, business development and customer care and happy to be considered for said roles.
Retired person looking for a temporary or part-time job. I bring with me over forty years of experience working in a range of roles, mostly within the British Civil Service. These roles have included: Administration; Team Management; Research and Development; IT Training and Policy Development.
Experienced with many skills from working within wholesale, retail, manufacture, export and online, encompassing sales, finance, purchasing, licensing and distribution. Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail.
20 years service with the British Army and 20 years with the Territorial Army. 15 years developing and running an international export business, concurrently acting as a business development consultant for predominantly US firms. Now semi-retired and advising as and when required.
I’ve worked in the advertising, marketing & PR industry for over 25 years. Most of it in senior management roles, looking after budgets, HR, sales etc as well as the million other things managers do on a daily basis. I ran radio stations, magazines + my own PR Agency & an events/entertainment Biz
I am an association and public affairs manager with freelance language and writing experience and a strong interest in the arts and education. My experience covers public and private sector, professional bodies and charities.
I have many years experience working as a PA/Secretary for various chartered surveyors in London. I have a bright, bubbly character and get on well with people on all levels. I live with my husband and cat in Essex, love all things vintage and enjoy musical theatre, photography and gardening.
I like to support those who support & give my best to be of service in an administratively & grammatically correct manner. I am a clever innovator, willing to streamline all your business & financial processes ever required.
As a versatile office admin person, my experience includes Invoicing, report writing, credit control, secretarial/ PA, proof-reading, reception, design forms, telephony etc.
Now older and needing change, I can garden, paint walls, pack cupboards, clean premises, walk your dogs etc. I do drive.
I am a former accountant turned international film and media event producer who has lived on several continents. I am confident, highly creative, have great customer facing skills, patient, great at marketing and copywriting, very strong internet & social media skills, charming phone manner.
I am looking for all types of support, fix or repair jobs. I can work on any household or tech items, just ask. I have 20 years IT experience and 20 years business management experience and 30 years maintaining my 150 year old house and garden.
I have been organising group events for the last 15 years and have a database of rooms, entertainers, potential staff and caterers. I am proficient in office skills. I love all animals and have my own dog whom I walk twice daily plus 2 cats. I work part time and so have some spare capacity
I have worked as an administrator for best part of my working life. I am computer literate. I keep myself fit and have a can do attitude. I have joined Blume for the flexible and lucrative opportunities they can provide for older people like myself. I enjoy chatting and meeting new people.
Hard Working, Honest professional with integrity and humility and infectious enthusiasm. Love working with Clients on all aspects of business life. Nothing is too small or unimportantly and will go beyond customer expectations to ensure over 100% satisfaction.
I am a Virtual Personal Assistant with almost 20 years experience. My skills lie in helping clients to stay organised in whatever way they need. I also help with their client relationship management and research information they need.
I am a secretary/PA with over 50 years experience of working in teams and on my own, at all levels of management. I am fully conversant with all programs in Microsoft Office suite. I am currently working as a Medical Secretary in the NHS but would love to step back slightly.
Have worked for years in an office environment mainly doing admin duties. When at Barclays bank, I was customer services asst. I did various tasks including Filing and Archiving; Answering calls and dealing with queries; Inputting details using excel; typing and making use of Wordprocessing
I am a skilled secretary/pa/administrator with many years of experience in varied fields. I am also a published features writer for magazines and newspapers and have worked as editor and contributor for an online magazine.
I am articulate, literate and reliable.
Advanced computer user, handy with a saw and drill! Administrative / financial; building / repair. Renovated 3 houses: rewiring, central heating and plumbing. Career lecturer, module leader and performing arts practitioner with extensive skills, tutoring in singing (Choral Director) and GCSE maths.
I have been retired for 2 years. I have been an administrator for most of my working life, but miss the working environment. I am very sociable and enjoy meeting people. I enjoy gardening, amateur dramatics and tinkering with old aircraft. I welcome any odd jobs to keep myself busy.
I have extensive office experience and I am advanced on Microsoft with a 60 WPM typing speed. As well as corporate business skills I also have experience in research, this has been gained at University and within the work environment. I am also a qualified counsellor.
I am a mature professional, top-level foster carer for over 17 years experience, have 15 years experience in housing sector and building and construction. experienced in court reports, preparation in all areas of housing/building litigation and advocacy/coach for children mother/baby placements.