In this episode, Ben speaks with Tim Wraith the Corporate & Community Partnerships Manager at Sobell House, Jamie Miller the CEO of Headway Oxfordshire, and Anne Cooper the Senior Fundraiser at Cecily's Fund.
- How can businesses work with charities?
- What are the benefits of volunteering with charities?
- Why do charities need to start behaving more like businesses?
As the Corporate & Community Partnerships Manager at Sobell House, Tim brings immediate value by utilising his excellent communication skills to nature and maintain successful working relationships with both internal and external contacts. He thrives on dealing with challenges and has a sense of urgency and desire to make a real positive difference in people’s lives.
Jamie is a highly motivated, proactive and experienced charity leader and for the past 12 years has been the CEO of Headway Oxfordshire. Established in 1982, Headway Oxfordshire has over 30 years’ history of supporting those affected by acquired brain injury. As CEO, Jamie has overall responsibility for implementing the directives of the charities Board of Trustees including planning and implementing the strategic direction of the organisation, identifying funding streams, the development of services, and management of individual projects.
Cecily's Fund supports orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in Zambia. As the Senior Fundraiser, Anne supports Cecily's Fund's mission to enable orphans and vulnerable children to go to school, supporting children to succeed at school, preparing for life beyond school, and strengthening community support for children's education.
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The Oxford Business Podcast is a podcast by OBCN, the Oxford Business Community Network, and hosted by Mike Foster, the Entrepreneurs Mentor, and Ben Thompson from Thompson & Terry Recruitment.
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What is The Oxford Business Podcast?
Hosted by Mike Foster and Ben Thompson, the Oxford Business Podcast is a monthly podcast featuring roundtable discussions from experts in a range of fields including marketing, finance and sales.