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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 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 currently have a number of exciting opportunities coming up - including:

  • Community Organiser - Leicester
  • Communications Officer - Living Wage Foundation
  • Campaigns Manager - Living Wage Foundation
  • Project Officer - Sponsor Refugees
  • Communications Officer - Citizens UK

See below for full details and links to each of these JDs and the application process.


Community Organiser - Leicester

Citizens UK is the country’s largest civil society alliance. We organise communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good.  We are the home of community organising in the UK, with diverse civil society alliances in London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wales, Manchester, Essex, Leicester, Brighton and Hove, Tyne & Wear and Leeds.    

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. Community organising is democracy in action: winning victories that change lives and transform communities. Read our values and code of conduct.

We are looking for a Community Organiser to further develop the Leicester alliance.

Contract: 2 days per week (14 hours) on a permanent basis (possibly rising to 3/4 days in the future if further funding available).

Salary: £27,133 - £33,038 pa FTE, reduced for part-time working

Location: Leicester

Full details can be found in the job description

How to ApplyPlease complete the application form. Save file as 'Your Name - CO Leicester Application'

There is also an optional and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to build an accurate picture of the make-up of applicants. We appreciate your help and co-operation in completing this form.

Submit torecruitment@citizensuk.org The subject heading of the email must contain your name and the words ‘CO Leicester Application’.

Key Dates:

  • Application deadline is midnight on Sunday 12 January 2020
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the end of the day on Thursday 23 January 2020
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29 January 2020

For more information, or to arrange a phone call to discuss the role in greater detail, please email Daniel.mackintosh@citizensuk.org

Citizens UK is committed to being an inclusive employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage anyone with an interest in this role to apply, regardless of whether you meet all the desirable criteria. We invest in our staff and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.

Please Note: Due to the expected high interest in the post, we may not be able to respond to unsuccessful applications. 


Communications Officer – Living Wage Foundation

The Living Wage Foundation has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as a Communications Officer. We are looking for an exceptionally motivated and organised individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, high-profile communications environment.

Contract type: Permanent, full time, flexible options available

Salary: £26,270 including London Weighting

Location: London offices

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name –  ‘Communications Officer Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the words ‘Name – Communications Officer Application’

There is also an optional and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Living Wage Foundation to build an accurate picture of applicants. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Application deadline: Friday 17th January 2020, 2pm

Interview dates: Thursday 23rd January 2020


Campaigns Manager – Living Wage Foundation

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced campaign professional to join the Living Wage Foundation team. You will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative campaigns to promote the Living Wage movement, increase public support for fair pay and encourage Living Wage accreditation.

Contract type: Permanent, full time, flexible options available

Salary: Approx £36,000 including London Weighting

Location: London offices

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – Campaigns Manager’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the words ‘Name – Campaigns Manager’

There is also an optional and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Living Wage Foundation to build an accurate picture of applicants. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Key Dates:

Application deadline: Friday 17th January 2020, 2pm

Interview dates: Thursday 23rd January 2020


Project Officer, Sponsor Refugees

We are looking for an organised and efficient Project Officer to step into a new role providing admin support to the small Sponsor Refugees Team. This a great opportunity to use your organisational skills to help support the Community Sponsorship Groups in their work welcoming refugees.

Contract type: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £23,270 pa + £3,000 pa London Weighting

Location: Whitechapel office, London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – SR Project Officer Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain your name and the words ‘SR Project Officer Application’.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form. Citizens UK is an inclusive employer. We invest in our staff and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We value a diverse workforce and particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) candidates or those with a refugee background. Please contact us if you would like to discuss flexible working arrangements ahead of applying.

Key Dates:

Applications deadline: Sunday 2 February 2020

Interview date: Thursday 6 February 2020


Communications Officer - Citizens UK

The role involves running digital campaigns, creating beautiful content and supporting the Citizens UK in our mission to develop leaders, strengthen communities and win change.

Contract type: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £26,320

Location: Whitechapel office, London 

Full details can be found in the job description

Application method: Fill out application form. Please save file as ‘Name – Communications Officer CUK Application’

Submit to: recruitment@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain your name and the words ‘Communications Officer CUK Application’.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form. Citizens UK is an inclusive employer. We invest in our staff and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We value a diverse workforce and particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) candidates or those with a refugee background. Please contact us if you would like to discuss flexible working arrangements ahead of applying.

Key Dates:

Applications deadline: 9 February 2020

Interview date: 18 February 2020


 

Sadly we cannot guarantee a reply to unsuccessful applications.