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