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.

  • Fundraising Manager

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £40,900 if based in London, £34,765 if based outside of London
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House (London) or regional
    Closing date:
    13 August 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    TBC

    About the role:

    The Quakers have recently adopted a new and very exciting fundraising strategy and to support this we need to expand and professionalise our fundraising capacity. We are now looking for an experienced fundraiser who relishes the challenge of setting up a new fundraising team and introducing best practice into the organisation.

    About you:

    • You will be ambitious with a flexible approach to work and be excited by the opportunity to shape the future of fundraising at the Quakers
    • You will have demonstrable experience in fundraising roles, across a number of disciplines, especially trusts and individual giving which has given you a good understanding of fundraising regulations and best practice
    • You will also have a sound understanding of what motivates individual and organisational donors to support faith-based charities
    • Previous experience of managing staff, including line managing another fundraiser is essential
    • Of course, you will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with a range of different stakeholders including volunteers
    • It's essential that you have sympathy with the Quaker values

    About us:

    Quakers are committed to working for equality and for a sustainable and peaceful world. We seek to fill the gaps, to work where help is most needed, alone or with others – whatever will have the greatest impact.

    We are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    What we can offer you:

    You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

    Further information

    For more details of this exciting role and information about how to apply, please download our candidate application pack which is available on the Action Planning website at https://actionplanning.co.uk/jobs-board .

    The closing date for applications is 9 am Tuesday 13 August.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

  • Head of Communications and Fundraising

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £49,489 if based in London, £42,067 if based outside of London
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House (London) or regional
    Closing date:
    13 August 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    TBC

    About the role:

    Britain Yearly Meeting (Quakers) have recently agreed a number of key strategic priorities to support the church to reinvigorate Quakerism. To support these objectives, we have created a new role of Head of Communications to shape and drive our communications and fundraising teams and support them in meeting these key priorities. This is fantastic opportunity for some who wants to make a real impact.

    About you:

    • You will be ambitious with a flexible approach to work and be excited by the opportunity to shape the future of fundraising and communications at the Quakers
    • You will have substantial relevant experience of leading communications in a values-based organisation
    • You will also have substantial relevant experience of leading fundraising activities, including the delivery of strategy and managing people and budgets
    • You must have had previous involvement in delivering change programmes both internally and externally with an understanding of the complexity of managing change
    • Previous experience of managing staff, including experience of line managing other functional specialists and team leaders is essential
    • Of course, you will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with a range of different stakeholders
    • It's essential that you have sympathy with Quaker values

    About us:

    Quakers are committed to working for equality and for a sustainable and peaceful world. We seek to fill the gaps, to work where help is most needed, alone or with others – whatever will have the greatest impact.

    We are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    What we can offer you:

    You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

    Further information

    For more details of this exciting role and information about how to apply, please download our candidate application pack which is available on the Action Planning website at https://actionplanning.co.uk/jobs-board .

    The closing date for applications is 9 am Tuesday 13 August.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

  • Cleaning Team Member (3 positions)

    Hours
    20 Per week (4-5 shifts)
    Salary
    £11.96 per hour (£21,770 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    26 August 2019
    Interview
    3 September 2019

    Are you an experienced team-player with a cleaning background? Can you help us maintain one of London's historic buildings? If your answer is yes, act now to join our award-winning organisation.

    You will be working as part of a team to keep the building's offices and public areas clean, ensuring our values and high standards are met. You will also have the opportunity to learn and develop in a dynamic working environment.

    Working hours are typically 7am to 11pm weekdays and 7am to 10pm at weekends. You will be working on a rota system, with hours varying on a weekly basis. This includes morning, evening and weekend shifts according to business needs.

    You will be offered a starting salary of £21,770 (pro rata), with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme and holiday allowance, and career progression in a fast-growing business.

    For more about Friends House Hospitality, go to www.friendshouse.co.uk

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Job Information Application form website
  • Head of Local Development

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £49,489 (London) or £42,067 (outside London)
    Contract
    Fixed term for 3 years
    Location
    Friends House, London NW1 or regionally based
    Closing date:
    23 September 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    10 October 2019

    Britain Yearly Meeting is setting up a Britain-wide network of local development teams to support Quaker communities. Over the next three to five years, we will be placing workers within reach of every Quaker community in Britain – a key part of our plans to help Quaker communities thrive and to reinvigorate Quakerism.

    Our new Head of Local Development will manage the rollout of local development workers and team leaders, and support other staff and local Quakers to work seamlessly with them in providing support for meetings. As part of our Operational Managers' Team, they will also have shared responsibility for the overall delivery of our work.

    We're looking for an experienced project manager to lead this programme of change. They will have experience of building and managing dispersed teams, and of reshaping work to be more responsive to the needs of our beneficiaries. They will also possess strong communication skills.

    Alongside the opportunity to transform the experience of Quakers across Britain, we offer a generous benefits package. To arrange an informal discussion of the role, please email Sherry-Ann Mitchell at sherrym@quaker.org.uk.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

    Job Information Application form website
  • Room Steward - Permanent

    Hours
    20 per week
    Salary
    £11.96 per hour (£21,770 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    2 September 2019
    Interview
    12 September 2019

    Are you up to an amazing challenge to keep 2000 customers happy? Are you an experienced team-player with a conference or hotel background? If your answer is yes, act now to join our award-winning organisation.

    You will be working as part of a team, setting meeting rooms up and down, ensuring our values and high standards are followed whilst you have the opportunity to learn and develop in a dynamic working environment.

    Working hours are typically 7am to 11pm weekdays and 7:30am to 10pm at weekends. You will be working on a rota system, with hours varying on a weekly basis. This includes morning, evening and weekend shifts according to business needs.

    You will be offered a starting salary of £21,770 (pro rata), with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme and holiday allowance, and career progression in a fast-growing business.

    For more about Friends House Hospitality, go to www.friendshouse.co.uk

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

    Job Information Application form website
  • Room Stewards (2 positions) - Fixed Term

    Hours
    20 per week
    Salary
    £11.96 per hour (£21,770 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Fixed term until 31 March 2020
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    2 September 2019
    Interview
    12 September 2019

    Are you up to an amazing challenge to keep 2000 customers happy? Are you an experienced team-player with a conference or hotel background? If your answer is yes, act now to join our award-winning organisation.

    You will be working as part of a team, setting meeting rooms up and down, ensuring our values and high standards are followed whilst you have the opportunity to learn and develop in a dynamic working environment.

    Working hours are typically 7am to 11pm weekdays and 7:30am to 10pm at weekends. You will be working on a rota system, with hours varying on a weekly basis. This includes morning, evening and weekend shifts according to business needs.

    You will be offered a starting salary of £21,770 (pro rata), with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme and holiday allowance, and career progression in a fast-growing business.

    For more about Friends House Hospitality, go to www.friendshouse.co.uk

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

    Job Information Application form website
  • Receptionist (3 full time and 1 part time)

    Hours
    35 per week full time and 20 per week part time
    Salary
    £27,685 full time and £15,820 part time
    Contract
    Fixed term for 12 months
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    28 August 2019
    Interview
    5 and 6 September 2019

    Friends House is seeking experienced receptionists to join a vibrant and hardworking team.

    The role of the receptionist is hugely varied, and the desk is extremely busy. We welcome thousands of guests a week for conferences, meetings and to our busy café and restaurant. No two days are the same.

    You must have experience working on a busy reception desk in an organisation of a similar size, preferably in an events environment. The ideal candidate will also be highly customer focused with a keen eye for detail.

    Due to the flexible nature of the business, shift patterns vary; they will be for five days out of seven and include regular weekend and evening work.

    For more information about Friends House Hospitality, go to www.friendshouse.co.uk. F.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Job Information Application form website