The Fawcett Society is recruiting!

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We’re pleased to announce some fantastic opportunities to join our staff team and Board.  If you’re passionate about women’s rights and want to work for the UK’s leading women’s organisations then take a look. With the general election fast approaching, the next 12 months will be a pivotal year – why not join us and make real change for women happen?

For more details of all the roles and application packs please visit the website at


Head of External Relations (0.8 FTE)

We are looking for a fantastic media and communications professional to join our team. This post will play a key role in delivering on our ambitions for the coming year and beyond, and will lead on developing our external relations strategy. Working closely with the Policy and Campaigns team, you will be integral to achieving our campaigning objectives in election year. As well as increasing our media standing, you will lead on communicating with our growing supporter base to increase engagement with our campaigns, giving and membership.  You will bring a proven track record of media and communications work, passion for our cause, and a flair for written and interpersonal communication. We are offering the opportunity to lead our external relations work in a friendly and collaborative working environment. Deadline, 10am on 20th August 2014.


Database Assistant (0.8 FTE)

We are looking for an individual with strong IT and administration skills to maintain our extensive database of members, supporters and contacts. You will enjoy working with data and value attention to detail. This is a vital role, supporting Fawcett’s campaigning, membership and fundraising. Deadline, 10am on 12th September 2014.


Trustee – Treasurer (voluntary) 

Do you have experience of charity finance? Would you like to join the Fawcett Board. We are currently recruiting for an individual with financial qualifications to join us as Treasurer. Deadline 12pm, 15th September 2014.


Trustee (voluntary) 

We are also looking for a further 3-4 Trustees to join our Board. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience of HR/Employment Law, fundraising and income generation or who have been active in one of our local groups. Applications close 12pm, 15th September 2014.


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