The Nicest Job In Britain
We are looking to hire someone to be our new National Philanthropy Manager to spread our 'Do More Good' ethos far and wide.
After successfully recruiting Luke Cameron to be the National Philanthropy Manager and making a huge impact to 45 charities; we are now looking for his replacement.
In Q1 of 2016, we will be actively recruiting for a new National Philanthropy Manager to work with and benefit 40 charities throughout the year in a truly life-changing experience..
Here at the Nicest Job in Britain we aim to partner with like-minded organisations. We believe that you can change lives by physically, digitally and socially helping amazing causes across the country.
We have worked with a range of charitable organisations across the UK who strive every single day to do more good. If you would like to be a sponsor, please get in touch.
"Our aim is to highlight all the great work that people do up and down the country. Yes, we have one (nicest) job, but there are many thousands of people doing many nice things every single day and we want to showcase them."
The Nicest Job in Britain has the potential to affect thousands of people in a hugely positive way - it certainly lives up to its label.
Each week will be different. And day to day duties will be dependent on the needs of the people we're helping. From fundraising initiatives, to media campaigns, to decorating a workspace - the role is designed to help in whichever way required.
From showcasing those already at it to highlighting the power of maximising it, the Nicest Job in Britain is all about doing more good.
The campaign reached over 95 countries from as far afield as Australia and Uganda, leading to over 30,000 site visitors and over 80,000 YouTube views.
45 charities from across the UK signed up for a week's worth of help and over 28,000 votes were cast for the inspirational candidates. All in all equating to a PR reach of 300 million.
Lots of brilliant entries were submitted, with singing, acting and creatively gifted candidates producing share-worthy videos. Allowing us to spread the word through views, shares and votes. And after a hugely successful voting period, the applicants were whittled down to a shortlist of 8. All of whom were invited to a dedicated interview day with a panel of judges including leading UA representatives and British Gas Marketing Manager Felicity Ashley.
Applicants gathered at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham and were asked by judges to explain why they would be best suited for the role in an impressive interview round. Friends and family were invited to accompany the candidates, all enjoying an evening of entertainment and a re-run of each application video before Luke Cameron was announced as the chosen candidate to take on the role.
Aside from the positive impact of the application process, just one week into the role, long-term benefits have already emerged. Luke visited the first charity, Resources for Autism, and took part in active group sessions aimed at improving the confidence and social skills of autistic young adults. He also educated those working at Resources for Autism about their charity entitlement to Google ad words grants, which is something that they are now working to put in place to benefit them for years to come.
The hunt for someone to take on the Nicest Job in Britain was launched in September 2014, the role itself kicked off in January 2015 and the success of this year has already led to plans to repeat the opportunity and to kick off similar charity-focused projects elsewhere in the world.