Britain Yearly Meeting employs staff to carry out the centrally managed work of Quakers in Britain. 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.

  • Administrative Support Officer (Integration team)

    Hours
    28 hours per week – includes occasional weekends and residentials
    Salary
    £26,380 per annum (32,975 pro-rata) London / £22,424 per annum (28,030 pro-rata) Regional
    Contract
    Part time, permanent
    Location
    Based at our offices in Leeds (LS2) or London (NW1), or at home if you live outside London. London based staff will work from the office on a regular basis. Regional staff will be required to travel to our London office on a regular basis.
    Closing date:
    9am on Wednesday, 17 April 2024
    Interview
    29 April, in person at Friends House, London. Including an administrative activity

    Do you have great administration skills, with an eye for detail and good time management? Would you enjoy supporting events for Quakers that are engaging and inclusive? Do you want to be part of contributing to a community that is working to bring the values of peace and sustainability to the world?

    If so, you could be playing a vital role in the delivery of events and committees for a passionate and committed group of people.

    You will have experience working in a customer-focused environment or working with committees. With excellent listening skills and judgement, you will ensure that people feel valued while balancing this with organisational needs. You will make sure that every attendee feels welcome and comfortable at our events, while also providing support to ensure that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes.

    You will have a curious mind; with a tenacity to solve problems that arise. You will be both organised and flexible, to manage a varied and busy workload in a rewarding role.

    The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with colleagues and on their own initiative.

    You will work in the Integration Team, which is part of the Quaker Church Affairs Department. Your work on events and committees means some weekend and evening work is required.

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

    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 Catherine Waithaka at CatW@quaker.org.uk.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications 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 safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

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

    Application Pack Additional Information for Leeds-based candidates Application Form
  • Governance Projects Support Officer

    Hours
    35 hours per week
    Salary
    £32,975 per annum (London) / £28,030 per annum (Regional)
    Contract
    Full time, fixed-term 2 years
    Location
    Based at our offices in London (NW1) or Leeds (LS2) or at home if you live outside London. London-based staff can work at home some of the time by agreement.
    Closing date:
    8am, Monday 29 April 2024
    Interview
    7/8 May 2024, Friends House

    Are you an experienced Administrator with a passion for organising and improving systems and processes who wants to work in a values led organisation?

    We are looking for an administrator to support the delivery and smooth running of a range of development projects to improve our governance systems and processes.

    You will be joining Quakers in Britain at an exciting time, as we make changes that reflect our values to be simple, more inclusive and sustainable.

    You will use your excellent organisational skills, attention to detail, and solution focussed approach to support these developments. Your confidence and competence using a range of IT platforms, including Microsoft Office and Teams, databases etc will be a great asset to you in this role.

    If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Jane-Eve Straughton at jane-eves@quaker.org.uk.

    Quakers in Britain 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.

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

    Job Description Application Form
  • Hard FM Manager

    Hours
    35 hours per week
    Salary
    £48,715 per annum
    Contract
    Full time, fixed term for one year
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    8am, Thursday 25 April 2024
    Interview
    1st Stage - Online – Thursday 2 May / 2nd Stage - In-person – Wednesday 15 May

    Quakers in Britain has an impressive portfolio of properties in Euston, Ulverston, Leeds and Brussels. As part of this portfolio, there are a number of key projects to deliver across the next twelve months, as well as contracts to renew. This is a brand new role, and there is the chance of extension if it is felt the role delivers the required value to the business.

    This role will lead on the management of projects to support the fabric of the building and the performance of the charity's trading company. You will be working with multiple stakeholders, internal and external, ensuring we work to Quaker values of acting sustainably and fairly. You will also work closely with the Facilities team to re-tender contracts for the whole business, from waste management to photocopiers.

    You will be an experienced project manager who is used to hitting the ground running. You will have knowledge of creating briefs and conducting tender exercises. You should be an excellent communicator, able to influence colleagues and work collaboratively to achieve great results.

    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 Lisa San Martin at LisaS@quaker.org.uk.

    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 safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

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

    Job Description Application Form
  • Kitchen Porter

    Hours
    35 hours per week
    Salary
    £25,930 per annum
    Contract
    Full time, permanent
    Location
    Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    9am, Wednesday 1 May 2024
    Interview
    Thursday 9 May 2024, Friends House

    Are you an experienced Kitchen Porter with a passion for cleanliness and attention to detail? If so, Quiet Company is looking for an experienced and reliable kitchen porter to join our team.

    Working in our busy kitchen, you will be responsible for the general cleanliness of the kitchen areas, including deep cleaning, washing dishes, ensuring our cleaning schedules are followed and assisting in basic food preparation and service.

    The role requires you to work 5 days out of 7, between the hours of 7am and 10pm including morning, evening and weekend shifts.

    In return, you will get a competitive salary (with an annual increase and a generous pension), good holiday allowance, and the opportunity to learn and develop in a fast-growing business.

    We are committed to equality in all our employment practices and to safeguarding children and adults at risk. We 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 Description Application Form
  • Governance Development Coordinator

    Hours
    35 hours per week
    Salary
    £40,261 per annum – London / £34,224 per annum – Regional
    Contract
    Full time, fixed term for 3 years
    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.
    Closing date:
    9am, Monday 29 April 2024
    Interview
    7 or 8 May 2024

    We are looking for a development coordinator to scope, project-manage, and deliver key elements of our 3-year governance development plan, together with our Governance Manager and the QCA team.You will be joining Quakers in Britain at an exciting time, as we make changes that reflect our values to be simple, more inclusive and sustainable.

    This role calls for your excellent project-management, organisational and people skills, and your solution focussed approach. Your confidence and competence supporting organisations through change, using a range of tools and techniques, will be a great asset to you.

    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 jane-eves@quaker.org.uk.

    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 safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

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

    Job Description Application Form
  • Head of Estates & Facilities

    Hours
    35 hours per week – hours can be worked flexibly
    Salary
    £58,946 per annum – London / £50,105 per annum – Regional
    Contract
    Full Time, Fixed Term for one year
    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.
    Closing date:
    8am, Monday 15 April
    Interview
    1st Stage: Online on Tuesday 23 April / 2nd Stage: In person on Wednesday 1 May

    We are looking for an experienced Estates Manager to head up our Estates & Facilities department for a one year fixed-term contract.

    This is a fast-paced and exciting team to lead, with multiple projects running across multiple locations. Quakers in Britain look after the stunning Friends House and Drayton House in Euston, as well as property in Ulverston, Brussels, and Leeds, as well as owned land across the country.

    In this role, you will be negotiating contracts and agreements with tenants, overseeing projects across all locations, as well as ensuring the assets of the charity are well-preserved for future generations to come. You will have an excellent understanding of health and safety considerations.

    You will be working with a dedicated and experienced team who are committed to the values of the Quakers, which means we work sustainably and fairly at all times.

    You will be well versed in project management, and highly experienced in project manager. You should be an exceptional people manager, able to coach and develop your team.

    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 Lisa San Martin at LisaS@quaker.org.uk.

    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 safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

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

    Job Description Application Form
  • Conference & Hospitality Assistant- Part Time

    Hours
    20 hours per week
    Salary
    £15,866 per annum (£27,766 pro rata)
    Contract
    Part time, permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    8am, 29 April 2024
    Interview
    9 May 2024, Friends House

    Are you an experienced team-player with a conference or hospitality background? If your answer is yes, apply now to join our award-winning conference and events team.

    You will be working as part of the Service Delivery Team on the day-to-day delivery of all events, conference and meeting services, including audio visual and catering.

    Work will include:

    • set-up and organisation of event rooms and audio-visual equipment
    • set-up, collection, and clear-down of all food and refreshment services
    • clear-down, cleaning and re-setting of rooms
    • helping provide conference and associated services through the delivery of minimum quality standards, outstanding customer service and effective teamwork

    You must have at least one year's conference and hospitality experience in a comparable venue, exceptional customer service skills, and a commitment to quality and teamwork.

    Working hours are a mix of early shifts, from 7am to 2.30pm, late shifts, from 1.30/2.00pm to 9.00/10.00pm, and weekend working on a rota system. You will work up to five days out of seven. The pattern of shifts will vary according to the needs of the business.

    There is an annual increase on the starting salary above, an exceptional pension scheme and a substantial holiday allowance. Our terms of employment are among the very best in the industry, with personal development, learning and well-being programmes.

    Quakers in Britain 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.

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

    Job Description Application Form
  • Conference & Hospitality Assistant- Full Time

    Hours
    35 hours per week
    Salary
    £27,766 per annum
    Contract
    Full time, permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    8am, 29 April 2024
    Interview
    9 May 2024, Friends House

    Are you an experienced team-player with a conference or hospitality background? If your answer is yes, apply now to join our award-winning conference and events team.

    You will be working as part of the Service Delivery Team on the day-to-day delivery of all events, conference and meeting services, including audio visual and catering.

    Work will include:

    • set-up and organisation of event rooms and audio-visual equipment
    • set-up, collection, and clear-down of all food and refreshment services
    • clear-down, cleaning and re-setting of rooms
    • helping provide conference and associated services through the delivery of minimum quality standards, outstanding customer service and effective teamwork.

    You must have at least one year's conference and hospitality experience in a comparable venue, exceptional customer service skills, and a commitment to quality and teamwork.

    Working hours are a mix of early shifts, from 7am to 2.30pm, late shifts, from 1.30/2.00pm to 9.00/10.00pm, and weekend working on a rota system. You will work up to five days out of seven. The pattern of shifts will vary according to the needs of the business.

    There is an annual increase on the starting salary above, an exceptional pension scheme and a substantial holiday allowance. Our terms of employment are among the very best in the industry, with personal development, learning and well-being programmes.

    Quakers in Britain 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.

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

    Job Description Application Form