Do you want to join a growing organisation that helps socially-minded organisations achieve incredible things? Are you interested in building a successful career in consultancy?
At Oaks, we challenge organisations to think differently about their structure, purpose and future. We help them to explore and realise their fundraising potential and generate new and diverse revenues. You could be part of that journey, through taking the lead in your own area of work, while also working alongside the senior leadership team to collectively meet the needs of our clients.
We work with hundreds of organisations around the world, including Laureus Sport for Good, UEFA, Carer’s Trust, the National Brain Appeal, the Lawn Tennis Association, and Special Olympics GB. Our team has collectively raised millions of £s for these organisations from an ever-growing list of trusts, foundations, major donors and corporates; enabling our partners to reach more vulnerable people and ultimately change lives across the world.
Our growing team combines sector-specific experience and skills with "home-grown" energy and drive; giving us diversity of thought, a fresh perspective, and a constant focus on innovation. We are invested in the growth and development of every individual because if they thrive, our work thrives. As a result, a high proportion of our team progress from entry-level roles into specialist and leadership positions within our organisation or our sectors; and we couldn’t be prouder.
We are now looking for a talented individual to join our growing consultancy team and work with a variety of sport, education and charity causes around the world.
Key responsibilities include:
Working closely with consultants to deliver strategy, fundraising and governance projects, providing project management, account management and assist with other relevant tasks
Provide research assistance to the team. This will include regular research into our clients and sectors, benchmarking client competitors for analysis and reviewing data and insight provided by the client
Developing and managing successful relationships with our clients that help us deliver an exceptional consultancy experience
Delivering exceptional client satisfaction levels through solid project management
Support the wider team as necessary
CORE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
We are looking for an individual who would be a natural addition to our energetic, purpose-driven team: independent and innovative thinkers who enjoy identifying new opportunities, developing high quality and persuasive prose. No previous work experience is required.
We are looking for:
Excellent time management skills
Proactive nature and creative thinker
Excellent account management skills and confidence in developing relationships with a range of audiences
Efficiency – the ability to multitask and produce work to tight deadlines – and ability to independently prioritise between tasks with overlapping deadlines
Strong communications skills at all levels and the ability to give information clearly
Competent in Microsoft office software, specifically PowerPoint
Basic design/document layout skills
Ability to undertake independent desk-based research as instructed by project director
Ability to analyse and interpret simple data
Organised and comfortable with following processes
WHO WE ARE
We are a team united by our commitment to:
Constantly challenging ourselves and our partners
Making a real difference to the lives of those our partners support
Having fun whilst we work and not taking ourselves too seriously
Trusting and valuing each other
Being agile and flexible in our approach
Individuals who join us on our journey will:
Be rewarded for their efforts
Have opportunities for progression, being provided with the appropriate training and development
Be continuously challenged
Be given diverse and exciting opportunities and experiences
Develop and hone skills that lead to great careers
Join a social and passionate team who support social change
Oaks is welcoming of applications from individuals of all ages and backgrounds and we invite you to apply and come and join our team.
Location: Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham (Hybrid) or Remote
Contract type: Permanent (full-time)
How to apply: Please email an up-to-date CV and cover letter (1 page A4 max) to email@example.com with “Consultancy Executive Vacancy” in the subject of your email. If you have any queries or would like an informal chat please contact our Director of Services, Katy Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis.