Current Vacancies at the Trust


The Trust is currently seeking to fill several posts, all of which will play a vital role as we continue to implement our Bridging Divides Funding Strategy. Please note that recruitment is undertaken by our Trustee the City of London Corporation and so all applications must be made via their job portal here. If you have any issues applying please contact 0207 332 3978.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Senior Accountant – Charities

Salary: £47,410 – £54,010 per annum inclusive dependent on experience

Are you an experienced charity finance expert, with practical knowledge gained within the charitable sector? Would you relish the opportunity of being part of the charity finance team at the City of London Corporation, working with us to make a difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands of Londoners?

Building on its 800-year history, the Corporation is deeply committed to charitable giving. This is centred on its funding body City Bridge Trust (CBT), the grant-making arm of Bridge House Estates – one of the largest charities in the UK. As London’s largest independent grant-maker, CBT works to tackle disadvantage in London through grant-making, social investment, encouraging philanthropy and influencing social policy.

The post holder will be based in CBT, and will be part of the small charity finance team within the Corporation’s finance department.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant, having gained their work experience within the charity sector. A strong working knowledge of charity finance requirements is essential along with excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate the language of finance to a lay audience.

Closing date: 12 noon on 18 January 2019.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 28 January 2019.

For the Job Information Pack please click here.

Volunteering Manager (Full-time)

Salary: up to £48,000 per annum

This is a great opportunity for a passionate and strategic self-starter to increase the scale and impact of the volunteering enabled through the City Corporation. Based in the City Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust, but working across a broad range of different departments, you will drive the successful implementation and monitoring of the Corporate Volunteering Strategy 2018-23, and deliver its vision of a positive volunteering culture which support volunteers and their beneficiaries to flourish in the Square Mile, London and beyond.

We will look to you:

  • To lead and deliver the City Corporation’s employee volunteering programme and to work with City of London Corporation departments who work with volunteers beyond our employee base to develop a corporate and consistent approach to volunteering.
  • To monitor and evaluate the impact of City Corporation volunteering activities and approaches, building on and sharing our learning.
  • To tell a compelling story both internally and externally, demonstrating the value and skills development that volunteering can achieve, and encouraging more employees to become volunteers

Interviews will be held week commencing 28th January 2019.

The CBT team works flexibly and encourages applications on the basis of job share.    

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 21st January 2019.

For the Job Information Pack please click here.

To apply for either role, please click here.


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