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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:


Company Secretary and Governance Manager

Contract type: 3 days a week, permanent

This role will be responsible in ensuring that we comply with current financial and legal standards as well as maintaining high standards of corporate governance.

Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per annum (pro rata)

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 hr@citizensuk.org. The subject heading of the email must contain the applicant name and the role title.

Deadline: 1st September 2017

Interviews: w/o 11th September 2017


Fundraising Officer

Contract type: 6 month contract, 3 days a week, with potential to extend. Flexible options available

We are looking for a Fundraising Officer to join our dynamic and expanding organisation, to contribute to sustaining and increasing income from donors, trusts and foundations.

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 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: hr@citizensuk.org

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

Applications deadline:1st September 2017

Interview dates: w/o 11th September 2017


HR Officer (Maternity Cover)

Contract type: maternity cover for up to 12 months, three days a week

We are looking for a HR Officer to provide a comprehensive HR service to staff, managers and volunteers at Citizens UK and support the Director of Finance and Operations. The role involves providing HR support on a day-to-day basis and contributing to the long term development of the HR function.

Salary: £26,300 - £30,800 pro rata, plus 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. The file name of the documents must be 'First Name/Surname CV/Cover Letter'

Submit to: hr@citizensuk.org

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

Applications deadline:15th September 2017

Interview dates: w/o 25th September 2017

 


Community and Housing Organiser 

We are looking to hire someone to work with London Citizens on an exciting initiative with Trust for London to tackle London's housing crises as well as someone who wants to become a community organiser in Lewisham to build the power of local people to make change and seek justice in their local neighbourhoods.

Salary: £23,900 - £30,200 (depending on experience), plus London Weighting 

Location: South London and Whitechapel office

Full details can be found in the job description

Method: To apply please send a CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides A4) explaining why you want the role and how you meet the person specification

Submit to: Peter.Brierley@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Community and Housing Organiser Application’

Applications deadline: 22nd September 2017, midday

Interview dates: Monday 3rd October


Senior/Lead Organiser - New Citizens Organising Centre  

We are seeking an experienced Senior/Lead Organiser to lead the development of our work organising migrants and refugees through the New Citizens Organising Centre (formerly known as the New Citizens Organising Team - NCOT).  The New Citizens Organising Centre trains leaders from diaspora communities to participate in Citizens alliances and take action on issues that matter to them - and in doing so contribute to the development of wider social movement. The part-time role will involve working with staff, leaders and projects to ensure they flourish while retaining a strong ethic and practice of community organising.  

Salary: £29,250 - £45,550 per annum plus London Weighting, pro rata (depending on experience). Part time (2 days a week)

Location: London

Full details can be found in the job description

Method: To apply please send a CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides A4) explaining why you want the role and how you meet the person specification

Submit to: Jonathan.Cox@citizenswales.org.uk

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Senior/Lead Organiser Application’

Applications deadline: 29th September

Interview dates: TBC

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