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.

  • Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £40,900 per annum - London scale
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    28 May 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    3 June 2019

    Quakers have engaged with public authorities for over three centuries, influencing society through our values of peace, equality and social justice. Britain Yearly Meeting works with, for and on behalf of Quakers in Britain to respond to the challenges they experience in society. We speak out to make the world a more peaceful and sustainable place.

    Our new Public Affairs & Advocacy Manager will work with Quakers across Britain, with BYM colleagues and with other partners to ensure our advocacy makes a difference.

    We're looking for someone who is passionate about building a more peaceful and sustainable world. The ideal candidate will understand parliamentary processes, have the skills to help plan and implement campaigns, and be a keen digital communicator. They will also enjoy working collaboratively.

    As well as the opportunity to help change the world, we offer a generous benefits package. To discuss the role, please contact Jane Dawson, Head of External Communications, by emailing Janed@quaker.org.uk

    For further information about Quakers, go to www.quaker.org.uk/about-quakers

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

    Job Information Application form website
  • YFGM Coordinator/C&S Assistant

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £22,522 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - 12 months (from August 2019)
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    31 May 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    25 June 2019

    Are you looking for a paid role with opportunities to develop your skills? Do you want to work for a charity that champions peace and social justice?

    We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to support Young Friends General Meeting (YFGM) and the Communication & Services department of Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM), the national body of Quakers in Britain.

    YFGM is the volunteer-led community representing Quakers aged 18–30ish. You will be supporting its residential gatherings and administration. In addition to this, you will work on a range of BYM projects in the busy Communication & Services department.

    The role offers valuable opportunities to identify and develop your skills in an experienced staff team. During your term, we expect that you will undertake a range of training courses and additional development.

    You will be flexible and able to prioritise a diverse workload. You will be a good communicator with IT, data and administrative skills. You will also have a keen attention to detail, balanced judgement and a positive, creative and collaborative approach to your work. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    You don't need to be a Quaker, but you do need to be sympathetic to Quaker values. We welcome enquiries from anyone looking to make a worthwhile contribution to our work.

    To find out more about the work of YFGM, go to yfgm.quaker.org.uk.

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

    Job Information Application form website
  • RCO Intern

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £22,522 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - 12 months (from September 2019)
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    31 May 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    26 June 2019

    Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM), the national body of Quakers in Britain, is looking for an enthusiastic intern to support our work. The internship will help you to identify and develop your skills while gaining valuable work experience in the charity sector. We offer excellent training and development opportunities, will take a genuine interest in your needs and aspirations, and place you in an experienced and supportive staff team.

    BYM offers two internships annually; this one is based in the Recording Clerk's Office (similar in some respects to a Chief Executive's department). You will be working across the charity, gaining experience in project and committee coordination, event management, and organisational planning and research. The internship programme provides extensive learning opportunities, and you will undertake additional training and development, as well as making a worthwhile contribution to our work.

    You don't need to be a Quaker, but you do need to be sympathetic to Quaker values. You will be flexible and able to prioritise a diverse workload. You will be a good communicator with IT, data and administrative skills. You will also have a keen attention to detail, balanced judgement and a positive, creative and collaborative approach to your work. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

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

    Job Information Application form website