Work With Us

Due to continued growth and demand for services, we are recruiting for several new roles, including two senior management team posts. Our ideal applicants will have a passion for improving rehabilitation in the criminal justice system and be excited about the prospect of working in a small but thriving organisation.

For more information about any of these roles, or to receive a full role spec, please email Freddie De Luca at team@sparkinside.org.

Head of Communications and Fundraising

£40,000 – £45,000

We are looking for an experienced communications specialist to take responsibility for developing a robust communications strategy that will raise awareness and lift the profile of Spark Inside online, offline and in the media. The Head of Communications and Fundraising will also have responsibility for raising funds from Trusts and Foundations whilst supporting the rest of the team in achieving set income targets from Major Donors and through the commissioning of services.

We are looking for a proactive and strategic individual with proven communications skills gained ideally from a background in charity communications, journalism or campaigning. The ideal candidate will be an excellent storyteller and have the ability to develop a compelling case for support to be used in fundraising from Trusts and Foundations. Candidates should have a passion for improving rehabilitation in the criminal justice system and be excited about the prospect of working in a small but thriving organisation. Ideally we are looking for candidates to work on a full-time basis but we will also consider candidates looking for part-time work.

Head of Programme Operations

£40,000 – £45,000

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced project manager to lead change in an innovative, forward-looking charity as our Head of Programme Operations.

You will take responsibility for Spark Inside’s programme operations, including the line management of its programme team and the monitoring of its programme activities. You will ensure Spark Inside delivers high-quality programmes and achieves its intended impact. As a member of the senior management team, you will provide organisational leadership and input into strategic planning. You will also gain unique insights into the many aspects of Spark Inside’s programmes and operations, becoming knowledgeable about its strategy, partners and the criminal justice sector more broadly.

Spark Inside’s Head of Programme Operations will be proactive, organised and strategic. You will have a proven background in project management, be confident with programme monitoring and evaluation, and preferably have significant experience working with vulnerable people. You will be passionate about improving rehabilitation in prisons and be excited about the prospect of working in a small, but thriving, organisation. This is a full-time position.

Trustees

Spark Inside is currently seeking new trustees with strong networks to help raise its profile and funding alongside its exciting expansion.

Volunteers

We have an opportunity for a detail-oriented volunteer to help us with our evaluation and understanding the impact of our programmes. You will be confident with numbers and work closely with our Impact Manager to take responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of our participant questionnaires and inputting programme data into an Excel spreadsheet. Ideally you would be available for 5-8 days per month starting as soon as possible.