Current Vacancies

Please see below for the full list of current vacancies at Allia.

There are currently three vacancies.

 

Business Support Associate (Can be 1 full-time or 2 part-time posts)

Location: Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough, with occasional travel to other locations as required

Hours: Combined 5 days/35 hours per week

Contract: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract to 31 December 2018

Salary – Up to £35,000.00 (pro rata) depending on experience

Reports to – Head of Enterprise Engagement

 

About Us

Our world needs effective solutions and new thinking to solve the most pressing global and local challenges. Organisations and individuals that aim to make positive change and address these challenges – impact ventures and impact entrepreneurs – can transform peoples’ lives. Allia recognises they need the right kind of support and we work to create innovative and effective services to support them, one great idea at a time. We talk about amplifying impact. We are dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through inspiring workspaces, effective support and innovative social finance.

Over the past 4 years we have supported over 700 impact ventures to start up, grow and scale up – supporting exciting new innovations and companies to create over 230 jobs and raise over third of a billion of pounds of investment and finance.

Our people are pivotal to our success and we have grown expediently. Our team is over 50 strong in 3 locations and we continue to add to this number. We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces diversity and inclusion and we are a great employer! In fact, we are the best small employer for employee engagement in the Eastern Region. We offer a great working environment, true team working ethos, fabulous benefits and much more.

 

Who Are We Looking For

Allia has 2 roles for experienced individual(s) to lead the delivery of our “Serious Impact” business support programme in Peterborough which helps entrepreneurs to start and grow their impact ventures. The roles could be suitable for 1 full time or 2 part time individuals.

The individual(s) should have experience with engaging with external stakeholders and be capable of delivering a programme of outreach and business support events. You will have a track record of delivering externally funded programmes of business support and ideally have experience in supporting Impact businesses.

You will be part of a highly motivated, entrepreneurial team, reporting to the Head of Enterprise Engagement. You will have the chance to work at the cutting edge of impact innovation and be involved in empowering and encouraging entrepreneurs and early stage ventures on the path to achieving sustained and meaningful growth. This role brings with it a high level of direct client interaction and stakeholder engagement.

Job Description

 Role 1 –  Business Support Responsibilities (2-3 days per week)

  • Assist in the development, preparation, planning and implementation of a programme of external stakeholder engagement
  • Identify and maximise relationships with key partners in the region and relevant sectors stimulating and supporting impact entrepreneurship
  • Support marketing efforts and drive the demand and awareness of the programmes
  • Enrolling suitable candidates into the Serious Impact Programme
  • Coordinate and co-deliver programmes and events
  • Progress tracking and reporting on individuals and supported ventures, as well as the impact and success of the business and outreach programmes
  • Provide support to Serious Impact clients and tenants of the Future Business Centre in Peterborough

Role 2 –  Business Support (External) Responsibilities (2-3 days per week)·

  • Assist in the development, preparation, planning and implementation of a programme of outreach to entrepreneurs and businesses in and around the GCGP LEP area, focused on migrants and females
  • Identify and maximise relationships with key partners in the region and relevant sectors stimulating and supporting impact entrepreneurship
  • Support marketing efforts and drive the demand and awareness of the programmes
  • Coordinate and deliver a series of events to the target groups at external locations.
  • Signpost suitable candidates to other Serious Impact business support activities

For further information please click on the link below:

FBCP Business Support Roles

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV with a supporting covering letter highlighting your skills and experience along with why we should consider you for the role and your salary expectations. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. All applications should be submitted by 5pm on Monday 28th May 2018 to recruitment@allia.org.uk. Interviews will be held on Monday 4th June 2018.

 

 

Brand, Marketing & Communications Manager

Salary – Up to £33,000 (pro rata) per annum, depending on experience.

Base – Future Business Centre, Cambridge (with occasional travel to London and other locations)

Hours – 0.7 FTE (25 hours per week)

Reports to – Managing Director, Business Viability, with a key relationship with the Director of Impact Finance

 

Background

Allia Impact Finance connects impact ventures with investors. We provide the structures that enable charities, social enterprises and mission-driven businesses to raise debt finance and deliver greater impact. Our main activities include:

  • Retail Charity Bonds – a platform that makes it possible for charities to access mainstream investors through bonds listed on London Stock Exchange;
  • Mini-bonds – creating unlisted bonds to enable borrowers to connect with their network of supporters;
  • Scottish housing – working with the Scottish Government to provide unsecured finance to housing associations for the development of new affordable homes.

Allia Impact Finance is part of Allia, an independent not-for-profit dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through inspiring workspaces, effective support and innovative social finance.

Allia’s people are pivotal to our success and we have grown significantly in recent years. The team across the group is over 50 strong in 3 locations and we continue to add to this number. Allia is an equal opportunities employer who embraces diversity and inclusion, and we were recently awarded best small employer for employee engagement in the Eastern Region. We offer a great working environment, true team working ethos, fabulous benefits and much more.

We are looking for a strong Brand, Marketing & Communications Manager to help drive business for Allia Impact Finance and reinforce our reputation as a leading pioneer in impact investment.

Who We Are Looking For

Allia is looking for a motivated, energetic and experienced individual to drive and deliver the marketing and communications strategy for Allia Impact Finance.

You will be passionate about the importance of brand and marketing communications to engage with a range of audiences and markets through a variety of channels. You’ll bring strong strategic insight that enables Allia Impact Finance to deliver campaigns that drive lead generation of organisations seeking finance and create engagement with investors.

You will have already held a manager role, ideally in the context of financial services, and be used to managing multiple products/portfolios. You will have a proven track record of developing and executing a strategy, manging the operational delivery including working with third parties, creating and managing budgets and the technical skills to hit the ground running.

Above all, you’ll be committed to using your skills and experience to support organisations that are working to make positive social or environmental impact.

Overall Objective

A key individual within Allia’s busy, ambitious marketing team, you will be responsible for understanding Allia Impact Finance’s strategic business objectives and translating them into a brand, marketing and communications plan which will drive lead creation and build brand recognition and profile.

Role Responsibilities

  • Effectively translate Allia Impact Finance’s business objectives into a strategic and compelling marketing communications strategy, understanding key audiences, driving lead creation, building profile and positioning within the impact investment ecosystem
  • Work with Allia Impact Finance’s Head of Origination to develop sales strategies and marketing collateral
  • Identify key external events which could offer Allia Impact Finance a communications platform and liaise regarding speaking slots or other presence
  • Create and deliver campaigns to promote specific investment opportunities to target markets
  • Research, write or commission compelling content which can effectively position Allia as a thought leader in the social finance and impact investment sectors
  • Work with the other Allia marketing managers to ensure that the Allia brand is effectively reinforced and managed through all marketing activities.
  • Develop and manage a budget and ensure that all activity effectively provides a desirable ROI
  • Procure and manage work from third party / external suppliers and manage those working relationships
  • Work with Allia’s Marketing Officers and provide support to other team members as necessary
  • Any other task that is deemed as appropriate and within the competence of the individual

For further information, please click on the link below:

Brand Marketing Communications Manager IF – May 2018

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV with a supporting covering letter highlighting your skills and experience along with why we should consider you for the role and your salary expectations. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. All applications should be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 to recruitment@allia.org.uk.

 

 

Project Manager (Fixed Term Contract)

Location – Future Business Centre, Peterborough (and other locations within the UK as and when required)

Salary – Competitive, dependant on experience.

Hours – Full Time, 35 hours over 5 days per week

Contract – Fixed Term to 31st March 2022

Reports to – Centre Manager (Allia) and Innovation Integration Manager (Anglian Water)

About Us

Our world needs effective solutions and new thinking to solve the most pressing global and local challenges. Organisations and individuals that aim to make positive change and address these challenges – impact ventures and impact entrepreneurs – can transform peoples’ lives. Allia recognises they need the right kind of support and we work to create innovative and effective services to support them, one great idea at a time. We talk about amplifying impact. We are dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through inspiring workspaces, effective support and innovative social finance.

Over the past 4 years we have supported over 700 impact ventures to start up, grow and scale up – supporting exciting new innovations and companies to create over 230 jobs and raise over third of a billion of pounds of investment and finance.

Our people are pivotal to our success and we have grown expediently. Our team is over 50 strong in 3 locations and we continue to add to this number. We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces diversity and inclusion and we are a great employer! In fact, we are the best small employer for employee engagement in the Eastern Region. We offer a great working environment, true team working ethos, fabulous benefits and much more.

We are looking for a Water Innovation Network Manager to join our team and apply their experience and skills in helping Allia and Anglian Water to solve challenges in the water industry that make a positive impact on people, planet, place and profit through savings and efficiencies.

Who We Are Looking For

A motivated and experienced individual to drive and deliver our objectives for Allia and Anglian Water. You will be passionate about good project management ensuring effective operational delivery including working with third parties and managing budgets.

You will have the skills to hit the ground running in managing events and delivering effective marketing communications both internal and external for all stakeholders. You will have already held a similar role in these areas and be used to working autonomously being flexible in working locations and hours. Prior knowledge of working in the water industry is not essential.

Main Purpose

  • To achieve ‘innovation through collaboration’ through encouraging open innovation within the water supply chain and wider sectors. The role is to deliver against this strategy and therefore needs to produce an environment which encourages and fosters open innovation both between Anglian Water and external organisations whilst embedding an innovative culture within Anglian Water.
  • Processes and relationships to be developed with key stakeholders to ensure innovative ideas are leveraged into the Anglian Water business. Moreover, tangible benefits are to be demonstrable from this open innovation in terms of TOTEX efficiency and reputational enhancement.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Water Innovation Network (WIN) engaging and leveraging innovation from leading edge companies.
  • To develop, and run, a series of events that engage innovative businesses, the Anglian Water supply chain, and other external and internal stakeholders, with WIN and innovation in Anglian Water.
  • Work with the Integration Manager, WIN Strategy Group and wider Anglian Water business leaders to develop a short, medium and long term (5 to 25 years) business plan for the Water Innovation Network, identifying key exploitation opportunities.
  • To support the Scale-up ERDF Interreg funded project, and other projects managed by Allia complementary to the Water Innovation Network, including compiling activity reports, documenting activities and planning, supporting and delivering meet the buyer activities.
  • To work closely with the Enterprise Support team at Allia to incorporate the Water Innovation Network with other projects and activities that Allia manages, or is involved in.
  • To work closely with Anglian Water to understand key business drivers and challenges to tailor the opportunities for external organisations to collaborate with Anglian Water.
  • To grow the Water Innovation Network in terms of membership base, cross-sector collaboration and level of benefit derived by Anglian Water from the network.
  • Deliver quantifiable TOTEX benefits in line with yearly targets.
  • Report to the WIN Review Group performance against KPIs on a quarterly basis.
  • Work with the Innovation Integration Manager to develop and be accountable for the benefits realisation process capturing financial and non-financial benefits from the Water Innovation Network; ensuring sign-off from key business clients/champions. Where possible successful innovation projects should be rolled out across the whole of the Anglian Region.
  • Identify innovative opportunities in other industries that benefit the water industry; ensure potential ideas are transferred into the Anglian Water innovation programme.
  • Produce and deliver a communications plan for the Water Innovation Network which promotes engagement with current and prospective members including social media marketing, newsletters and content for the website.
  • Develop the Water Innovation Network to promote lateral endorsement of the ‘WIN Model’ from other networks, governmental organisations and other sectors.
  • Produce, track and maintain levels of service for members which promotes a positive relationship between external organisations and WIN.
  • Help secure external funding to support the continuation and growth of Water Innovation Network.
  • Budgetary responsibility and accountability for the Water Innovation Network.
  • Develop a process to engage the supply chain and help drive more innovation into Anglian Water from external companies.
  • Support for other projects managed by Allia or Anglian Water that support the objectives of the Water Innovation Network.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Project Manager Advert

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV with a supporting covering letter highlighting your skills and experience along with why we should consider you for the role and your salary expectations. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. All applications should be submitted by 5pm on Monday 14th May 2018 to recruitment@allia.org.uk.

This post is part funded by the Interreg North Sea Region Programme 2014 -2020 at a fixed rate of 0.1 FTE from 1st May 2018, or the contract commencement date which ever is the later.

 


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