Current Job Vacancies

11 December 2017

Due to our continued growth we are currently recruiting for a number of roles.Recruitment packs for each of the roles are available to download and applicaitons should be made by sending your CV and completed equal opportunities form to

National Lottery cash set to strengthen third sector in Wales

28 November 2017

A project that will strengthen third sector capabilities is the latest being awarded National Lottery money.£121,692 is being awarded to The Cranfield Trust as part of the Big Lottery Fund’s Third Sector Skills programme, which aims to pilot innovative approaches to bringing new skills and expertise to organisations in the third sector.

Taken on trust: new research on charity trustees

13 November 2017

New research, published today to mark the start of Trustees’ week, recommends that charities do more to promote diversity on their boards, and highlights the positive personal satisfaction experienced by many trustees.

Head of Finance, Administration and Control

24 October 2017

This is a full-time role based at our office in Romsey, Hampshire. 

Communications Officer (part-time)

16 October 2017

This job advert has now closed. 

This is a part-time 22.5 hours a week role based at our office in Romsey, Hampshire. 

Dr Stephanie Hussels joins Cranfield Trust board

25 April 2017

We're delighted to announce that Dr Stephanie Hussels has joined our Trustee Board.

Tools and Approaches for Developing your Evaluation Activity

6 February 2017

With kind thanks to the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.

The Cranfield Trust were delighted to share their knowledge with a packed class of 39 attendees at Birmingham University on a wintery January morning.

An Introduction to Lean – A Cranfield Trust Masterclass presented and hosted by Barclays Bank Lean Foundation

14 November 2016

“It’s a People Journey” –harsh on processes but gentle on processors;  the underlying message from The Cranfield Trust masterclass last month, so generously hosted and presented by Jeremy and the Lean Team at Barclays Bank in Manchester.

Cranfield Trust MBA Scholarship

7 November 2016

Time is running out to get an application form in for the Cranfield School of Management and Cranfield Trust MBA scholarship. To be considered for one of these scholarships you need to submit your MBA application between 1 September 2016 and 30 November 2016

To be able to apply for the scholarship, which is valued at £36,000, you must work for European charitable, voluntary organisation involved in issues of poverty, disability or social exclusion.

Your application will be assessed on the following criteria: 

A Looming Leadership Crisis?

9 August 2016

Matthew Wilkley is a marketing and communications leader with extensive experience in the not-for-profit and private sectors, here he shares his thoughts on leadership within the charity sector.

The Cranfield Trust How to Tender; what charities need to know

11 July 2016

We are delighted to offer our masterclass on "How to Tender - what charities need to know" to charities in Bedford on Thursday 21st July in the afternoon.  

Win one of three £2,500 grants whilst shaping the future of skills based volunteering

27 June 2016

Dear Voluntary Sector colleague

As a member of the national Skills Exchange Steering Group I am writing to you to ask you to spare a few minutes to complete a short survey.

Cranfield Trust Masterclass - The Art of Getting Results Through People

9 June 2016

The Cranfield Trust are delighted to be able to offer charities another free masterclass, hosted by DLA Piper at their offices in Leeds City Centre and supported by The Garfield Weston Foundation. We are delighted to announce that Dr. Andy Bass from Bass Clusker Consultancy is presenting the class:

Here’s a practical definition of leadership: it’s “the art of getting results through other people.”

Creating a Seamless Society - Leading the way in the North East

4 June 2016

Taking time out when under pressure is difficult in any situation, but managers of voluntary organisations are struggling to balance rising demand for services and squeezed income – when do they have the time to step away to think about the bigger picture?


26 April 2016

Should your charity register as a charitable incorporated organisation? Do your trustees know the implications? Harri Lloyd Davies, Charity Partner at Bevan Buckland gives a quick guide to why it could be important to your charity and the process for getting started.