Britain Yearly Meeting employs staff to carry out the centrally managed work of Quakers in Britain. Most of these jobs are located in the central offices, Friends House in London, unless otherwise stated. We aim to be an ethical employer, with a 1:4 ratio between our highest and our lowest paid staff. Britain Yearly Meeting is a Living Wage employer.

  • Project Development Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation

    Hours
    21 per week (3 days a week)
    Salary
    £18,844 per annum (£31,407 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Fixed Term - eight months
    Location
    Friends House, Euston, London
    Closing date:
    Tuesday 31 May 2016 – 9am
    Interview
    To be confirmed

    Advocacy and Public Relationships Team

    Communications and Services Department

    We are looking for an experienced and capable person to develop systems and templates for measuring and evaluating the impact of our political and media publications and digital channels of communications.

    This new post offers a chance to make a significant difference to the impact Quaker communications have in the world.

    The successful candidate will have experience of planning, monitoring, and evaluating complex projects. They will need a good knowledge of website analytics and the ability to explain data in simple diagrams or prose.

    This is a time-limited project, so the ability to work quickly, creatively and accurately under pressure is important. Good people, communications, IT and database skills are necessary.

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  • Publications Manager

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £38,002 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - two years
    Location
    Friends House, Euston, London
    Closing date:
    Tuesday 31 May 2016 – 9am
    Interview
    Tuesday 14 June 2016

    Advocacy and Public Relationships Team

    Communications and Services

    We are looking to appoint an experienced Publications Manager with knowledge of current trends in publications to produce a review of our printed publications. You will also provide creative, editorial, and operational management of our printed material production.

    This post offers the opportunity be closely involved with the breadth of work undertaken by Britain Yearly Meeting on behalf of Quakers in Britain.

    You will have experience of assessing the print publications needs of an organisation, technical knowledge of publishing books and other print materials, managing multiple projects, working with external specialists and managing a staff team.

    Vital attributes for this role include well developed people skills, a flexible attitude to work and the ability to participate fully as a manager in a wider communications department.

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  • Human Resources Training and Projects Officer

    Hours
    Part-time - 28 hours per week
    Salary
    £25,126 per annum (pro-rata £31,407 per annum)
    Contract
    Fixed Term - two years
    Location
    Friends House, Euston, London
    Closing date:
    Friday 3 June 2016 – 9am
    Interview
    Friday 10 June 2016

    Quakers in Britain, is an organisation committed to peace, integrity, simplicity, sustainability and equality in all its dealings.

    This role is a new one. It will provide the successful applicant with a challenge, plus the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills, and make their mark on our approach to training and development.

    Advising managers on all aspects of training, you will have lead responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of training and development initiatives, ensuring that identified training needs are met. You will also work with our NVQ provider to ensure the delivery of our qualifications programme.

    You must have a passion for, and experience of, training and development; be confident, enthusiastic, flexible and able to work as part of small team. You should be comfortable working with databases and ideally have had some experience of operational HR.

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  • Local Development Workers (four posts) - Vibrancy in Meetings

    Hours
    Part-time – 26.25 hours per week (hours may be negotiable). Working pattern includes many weekends and some evenings
    Salary
    £20,022 per annum (£26,696 pro rata)
    Contract
    Fixed term - 3 years from 1 September 2016 (start date negotiable)
    Location
    Regional
    Closing date:
    Thursday 9 June 2016 – 12 noon
    Interview
    3 and 4 July 2016 (overnight stay) in Birmingham

    We're seeking enthusiastic, pragmatic, optimistic people to be local development workers for the Vibrancy in Meetings Pilot Programme. We need four individuals to be based in one of these four locations Devon/Cornwall/West Somerset; Wales & Southern Marches; Kent/Sussex/Surrey; North-West England. Your role will be to find ways of helping Quaker meetings get the support they need and want from Britain Yearly Meeting, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, other Quaker groups and each other.

    You will be part of a dispersed team developing an exciting, new pilot programme to trial a different way of supporting Quaker meetings to thrive as communities with a vital Quaker ministry.

    If you can say yes to these questions, we'd love you to apply:

    • Are you sympathetic to Quaker values and committed to the concept of developing more vibrant Quaker meetings?
    • Are you interested in encouraging Quaker meetings to be strong, connected, confident and sustainable?
    • Are you a good listener who is open to exciting ideas, but with the ability to test and develop them with rigour?
    • Are you organised and resourceful, able to research information, analyse and sift it, and apply it appropriately to a range of situations and personalities?
    • Do you enjoy working with people in groups, encouraging them to be creative and forward thinking, whilst recognising the realities of limited resources?
    • Can you work effectively with diversity and overcome barriers diplomatically, even when things get difficult?
    • For the Wales and Southern Marches post – are you able to communicate through the medium of Welsh, or are you interested in learning?

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