Jobs & opportunities

Citizens UK is the national centre of community organising in the UK and home of the Living Wage Foundation. Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We have diverse civil society alliances in London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wales, Leeds and Tyne & Wear. We develop the leadership capacity of our members so they can hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

Citizens UK has a growing staff team of professional Community Organisers and other support staff. We are always looking out for talented and committed individuals and positions come up on a regular basis.


We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Media Manager, The Living Wage Foundation

Contract type: Full time, flexible options available

The Living Wage is an independent movement of businesses, organisations and people who believe that a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay. The Living Wage Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Media Manager to join our fast-paced, dynamic and growing team.

Salary: £35,950 - £39,600, including London Weighting 
Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Method: Send CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages

Submit to: accreditation@livingwage.org.uk
Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Media Manager Application’

Applications deadline: 12pm on Monday 14th August

For more about the Living Wage Foundation and Citizens UK please visit www.livingwage.org.uk and www.citizensuk.org.


 

Head of Communications

Contract type: Full time

We are looking for someone to develop and implement the CUK communications and media strategy so that our national and regional media profiles match our established high levels of stakeholder recognition. This is a unique opportunity to strengthen the core institutions of civil society and improve the public and levels of participation across the UK.

Salary: £38-£45k, commensurate with experience

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Method: Send CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages

Submit to: HR@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Head of Communications Application’

Applications deadline: 5pm on Monday 21st August

Interview Details: Interviews to take place the week of 28th August

 


Citizens Organiser in Southwark

Contract type: Permanent, part-time 2.5 days a week, with option of full-time in combination with a 2.5 day per week role with NCOT (New Citizens Organising Team) working in South London or housing depending on
candidates experience and interests

We are looking for a Community Organiser to ensure that there is regular action for the common good taking place across the Southwark Citizens alliance of member communities. 

Salary: £21,250-26,300 plus £1,000 London Weighting (depending on experience)

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Method:

To apply please send a CV and cover letter explaining why you want the role and how you meet the person specification to Peter.Brierley@citizensuk.org by Friday 11th August Midday. Please hold Thursday 17th August for interview.

 


 

Programme Officer, the Good Jobs Campaign, Citizens UK

Contract type: Full time, flexible options available, permanent

The Good Jobs Programme Officer is responsible for supporting the overall smooth-running of the core employability and technical training pathways delivered by the Campaign and supporting the operational groups of partners who deliver the pathways.

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 (including London Weighting) 

Location: London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Method:

To apply please send a CV and covering letter (of no more than 2 sides of A4) to Martha Crawford at martha.crawford@citizensuk.org. The subject heading of the email must contain the applicant name and the words ‘Programme Officer Application’.

Deadline: 12pm, Thursday 17th August 2017

Interviews: Thursday 24th August 2017 

For more about Citizens UK and the Good Jobs Campaign please visit www.citizensuk.org.

 

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