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.

  • Faith in Action Coordinator

    Hours
    28 per week
    Salary
    £28,488 per annum (London) or £24,216 (Regional)
    Contract
    Permanent, part-time
    Location
    Based at our offices in Leeds (LS2) or London (NW1), or at home if you live outside London. London-based staff can work at home some of the time by agreement. Regular travel required.
    Closing date:
    6 June 2022
    Interview
    22 June 2022

    Quakers in Britain is looking for a Faith in Action Coordinator to help strengthen and grow grassroots Quaker activism for positive social change. This is an ideal role for a 'people person' who is passionate about empowering others.

    You will be working to strengthen a faith-driven movement by taking action on a range of peace and justice issues. You will bring a flexible, problem-solving approach to the work, providing advice and support to Quakers working on local projects and campaigns. You will help to build a stronger network of Quaker activists, who are inspired by faith and can learn from and support each other.

    Building and nurturing good relationships is key to this role. You will need to respond with empathy and sensitivity to the needs of individuals and groups, and identify how best to support them in their work. You will also need good organisational skills and be able to reflect on and learn from your work to inform future planning.

    Experience in community development or community organising approaches would be an advantage, but skills are more important than background for this role. We welcome applications from candidates with a diverse range of experience.

    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 our values.

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

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  • Capacity-building and Fundraising Consultancy (Ireland)

    Closing date:
    10 June 2022
    Interview
    TBA

    The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) sends human rights monitors to Palestine for three months to monitor abuses and provide protective presence to local communities at the sharp end of the military occupation. They return and advocate for a just peace based on international law, and an end to the occupation.

    The EAPPI UK & Ireland office is managed by Quakers in Britain with all staff employed by and based at the Quakers in Britain office in London, UK. Due to the geographical distance and cultural, social and political differences between the UK and Ireland, staff have long felt unable to provide the same level of care and support to Irish EAs as they give to British EAs. We therefore want to engage a consultant to help us address this inequity by providing capacity-building and fundraising research and advice for an Ireland-based paid staff position. We propose the consultancy be carried out according to the attached Terms of Reference.

    Timeline and budget

    To start in mid-2022, with final outputs delivered by the end of December 2022.

    We anticipate this consultancy project to run part time over approx. six months. The budget for this work will not exceed a total of €24,500, including VAT and all related costs and expenses.

    Application process

    Potential consultants should provide the following:

    • 1)A CV which is no more than 2 pages of A4.
    • 2)A covering letter briefly outlining skills and experience in the following areas:
    • Previous relevant consultancy experience, particularly stakeholder interviews and working with NGOs and/or churches and faith-based organisations.
    • Relevant fundraising experience and success including a good knowledge of current funding sources in Ireland for NGO projects.
    • An understanding of issues relating to the occupation of Palestine and the Israel-Palestine peace and justice movement in Ireland.
    • 3)A brief, draft work plan with timelines indicating your availability to start the project, and suggested allocation of days to tasks.

    There is a short supplier 'onboarding' process with which the consultant will need to engage, with support from Quakers in Britain staff.

    The consultant should be based in Ireland and/or be extremely familiar with the NGO fundraising environment within Ireland.

    To apply, or for more information, please email stephanieh@quaker.org.uk with the subject line 'Capacity-building and fundraising consultancy'.


    Terms of Reference
  • Assistant Service Delivery Manager

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £35,610 per annum
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    3 June 2022
    Interview
    13 June 2022

    Quiet Company are now seeking an experienced, professional Assistant Service Delivery Manager with a strong food and beverage, front of house and events focus. You'll have a minimum 2 years high quality food and beverage/Events management experience in a prestige events and conference or hotel environment, working in a busy hospitality and event operation delivering outstanding hospitality experiences and exceptional customer service.

    • You must have been responsible for all hospitality, AV, reception, and high volume quality conference, events and meetings and have led large, highly focused hospitality management and supervisory teams.
    • You must be totally dedicated to the delivery of service excellence, the full engagement of high performing teams and customer service that exceeds all expectations.
    • You must have demonstrable experience in the preparation organisation and planning of all hospitality, AV, front of house and event services, event management and food and beverage systems
    • You must have been responsible for staff recruitment and development
    • Implemented quality accredited procedural standards that deliver consistently high levels of quality and service
    • You must be able to produce and manage food and beverage budgets and demonstrate substantial financial acumen in the growth of hospitality and event sales across all areas of the business
    • Possess exceptional knowledge of high quality food services, menu planning and stock control
    • Be fully conversant with all food safety, licensing, Health & Safety legislation and compliance
    • You must possess all the necessary leadership qualities to succeed in the role and be highly effective at engaging and motivating all members of the team to perform at the highest level
    • Above all you must be able to adapt your management and leadership style to meet the needs of our clients, delegates, friends and stakeholders
    • The individual must be courteous, knowledgeable and professional, yet be confident and passionate about the work they perform.

    As Assistant Manager, you will work full time as required by the operation 35 hours per week. You will be required to work 5 days from 7 including evening (closedown) and weekend working. You will need to be flexible with the days and times you are able to work. 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.

    Quiet Company are offering an outstanding package to the right candidate and the opportunity to play a major role in the further success of one of London's most important conference and meetings venues.

    You will be offered a starting salary of £35,610 with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme, CPD, employee benefits and generous holiday allowance.

    For more about Quiet Company, go to quietcompany.co.uk/

    We are committed to equality in all our employment practice and 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.

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  • Campaigns Coordinator

    Hours
    21 per week
    Salary
    £21,366 (£35,610 pro rata) per annum - London
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, London NW1, with flexibility to work from home
    Closing date:
    20 June 2022
    Interview
    5 and 6 July 2022

    Are you passionate about peace and climate justice? Could you use your campaigning experience and outstanding communication skills to support Quaker work to build a more peaceful and sustainable world?

    Quakers in Britain is looking for a Campaigns Coordinator to be part of a small team working on the linked themes of peace and climate justice. The successful candidate will work to support and strengthen Quaker activism, contribute to coalition-based campaigns and ensure that Quaker voices are heard in policy-making.

    You will work flexibly across peace and climate justice issues, according to need and agreed priorities. You will initially support our response to the Russia/Ukraine conflict and our promotion of peacebuilding, demilitarisation, democracy and human rights.

    From writing newsletters and running workshops to designing campaign actions with partner organisations, this is an exciting and varied role in an environment where everyone's input is valued.

    If you have strong communication skills and some experience in a campaigning role, plus enthusiasm for diverse approaches to social change work, we would love to hear from you.

    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 our values.

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

    Job Information Application Form
  • Campaigns Coordinator - Maternity Cover

    Hours
    28 HPW
    Salary
    £28,488 (£35,610 pro rata) per annum - London
    Contract
    11-month fixed term (maternity cover)
    Location
    Friends House, London NW1, with flexibility to work from home
    Closing date:
    16 June 2022
    Interview
    4 and 5 July 2022

    Are you passionate about peace and climate justice? Could you use your campaigning experience and outstanding communication skills to support Quaker work to build a more peaceful and sustainable world?

    Quakers in Britain is looking for a Campaigns Coordinator to be part of a small team working on the linked themes of peace and climate justice. The successful candidate will work to support and strengthen Quaker activism, contribute to coalition-based campaigns and ensure that Quaker voices are heard in policy-making.

    You will work flexibly across peace and climate justice issues, according to need and agreed priorities. You will focus principally on our two current climate justice priorities: 'loss and damage' financing to compensate communities at the sharp end of climate breakdown, and ending the flow of money to fossil fuel projects.

    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 our values.

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

    From writing newsletters and running workshops to designing campaign actions with partner organisations, this is an exciting and varied role in an environment where everyone's input is valued.

    If you have strong communication skills and some experience in a campaigning role, plus enthusiasm for diverse approaches to social change work, we would love to hear from you.

    Job Information Application Form
  • Youth, Children and Families Development Worker

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £30,271 per annum
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Based in Oxford office and working throughout the Thames valley
    Closing date:
    1 June 2022
    Interview
    10 June 2022 (online)

    Quakers in Britain is looking for a community development worker to initiate, facilitate and deliver a range of opportunities for children, young people and families in the Thames valley. Could you work with children and young people to build community effectively? Could you promote participation among different age groups and empower Quaker communities to engage with and respond more readily to younger people?

    We need someone who can plan, deliver and monitor work with children, young people and community groups. You will be able to build positive relationships and communicate effectively with young people, colleagues and stakeholders.

    For more information about our Youth, Children and Families team, visit www.quaker.org.uk/cyp.

    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 of its employment practices.

    Job Information Application Form
  • Room Steward

    Hours
    20 HPW
    Salary
    £13,105 (£22,935 pro rata) per annum
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    30 May 2022
    Interview
    6 June 2022

    Are you an experienced team-player with a conference or hospitality 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 £22,935 (pro rata) with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme and holiday allowance.

    For more about Quiet Company, go to quietcompany.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 our values.

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

    Job Information Application Form
  • Financial Controller

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £52,137 - £59,828 per annum (London)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Hybrid, London-based
    Closing date:
    30 May 2022
    Interview
    First interview (held online): 8 June 2022 and Second interview (at Friends House, London): 15 June 2022

    An opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced finance professional to lead the Finance function at Quakers in Britain. We are looking for a Financial Controller to deliver the charity's financial planning, reporting and statutory accounting needs.

    About the role:

    • Lead, manage and motivate a small team that services all the financial needs for the charity and trading company.
    • Lead the annual statutory accounting process, consolidate the group accounts, and collaborate with auditors to ensure compliance with regulations.
    • Oversee the production of financial reporting to evaluate financial performance against plan and manage cash-flow forecasting.
    • Provide technical support to budget managers on matters such as VAT and accounting principles with a commercially focused ethos.

    About you:

    • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified with several years' post-qualification experience.
    • Proven ability in leading a finance function, ensuring key outputs are improved to meet changing needs.
    • Experience of producing consolidated statutory accounts and developing strong relationships with auditors and other key stakeholders.
    • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles, VAT and a commercial focus to support the development of sustainable financial models.
    • Strong people management and leadership skills, with the ability to attract and retain talented people.
    • Support for Quaker values.

    To thrive in this role, you will need to have a natural curiosity and be excited about working in a high-pace, flexible and impact-focused workplace. The role requires strong communication skills, business acumen and exceptional planning skills.

    If you have any questions or would like to have an informal conversation about this role, please contact Maureen Sebanakitta, Head of Finance and Resources, on 020 7663 1084 or at MaureenS@quaker.org.uk.

    Quakers in Britain is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects 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.

    Quakers in Britain is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

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