People are Motivation’s greatest asset and one of our key strategic values is to put People First.

Not only are we committed to enhancing the lives of as many disabled people as possible, through our own projects and by helping other organisations to do things better, but we also strive to ensure that everyone who works with and for Motivation feels valued, inspired and empowered to make a positive change.

We have built up a reputation for having a team of passionate experts who know the wheelchair sector inside out as well as understand the challenges facing disabled people living in the developing world. In addition to the practical knowledge and skills of our front line staff, we also have a strong back office team who play an invaluable role raising the funds, keeping on top of the finances and making sure operations run smoothly and efficiently.

If you would like to join our team, keep an eye on both this page and our social media platforms where we will advertise posts and opportunities.

Motivation South Asia Regional Director

Motivation is seeking to recruit a dynamic leader to grow and lead our work in the South Asia region. The successful candidate will work closely with our Head of Programmes, Chief Executive and Indian Board of Trustees to deliver our ambitious programmes in India and Sri Lanka, as well as scale up our profile and influence in the region. This role will be based in Bangalore, India, but will involve significant travel within India and to Sri Lanka, as well as occasional travel to the UK.

We are looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, who will be able to grasp and develop a range of creative financial instruments and approaches, but who also has a passion for social development and improving the world for people with disabilities, often amongst the most disadvantaged and marginalised in society. The successful candidate will be highly adaptable – able to network with credibility at the highest levels of government and business and also able to build strong relationships with grassroots organisations.

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All candidates interested in this position should send in a completed application and equal opportunities form to by 5pm BST Monday 11th September 2017.

Individual Giving Fundraiser - maternity cover

Motivation is looking for an experienced Individual Giving Fundraiser to join our Fundraising & Communications Team based in Bristol as maternity cover. This is an exciting and varied role responsible for managing the full lifecycle of Individual Giving from recruiting, retaining and cultivating relationships with individual donors including cash, regular gifts and legacy giving. In addition the successful candidate will work alongside the Head of Fundraising to deliver the wider Individual Giving programme, which includes a portfolio of mid-level and major donors, taking on bids and proposal writing as and when appropriate.

We are looking for a candidate that can quickly fit into the team and make an immediate impact on income generation. It’s an exciting time to join the team as the post holder will not only pick up the team’s existing Individual Giving portfolio of work, and will be responsible for delivering four donor appeals as well as overseeing our forthcoming Radio 4 appeal and a potential UK Aid Match appeal.

Motivation has a very loyal following of supporters and takes very seriously how we communicate and correspond with them. The successful candidate will therefore need to demonstrate first class written skills as well as a strong understanding of current fundraising regulations, best practice in data protection and fundraising techniques.

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For an informal chat about the role please contact Joanna Hall (Head of Fundraising & Communications) or Gemma Langley (Fundraising & Communications Officer) on 0117 9660 398.

All candidates interested in this position should send a CV and covering letter, along with an equal opportunities form to by 5pm BST on Thursday 31st August 2017. We plan to hold interviews early September and are ideally looking for someone to start in early October.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.