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.

  • Head of Witness and Worship

    Hours
    35 per week, with frequent evening and weekend work
    Salary
    £59,881 per annum, rising to £68,717 per annum
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Thursday 1 November 2018
    Interview
    week beginning 12 November 2018

    Live adventurously! When choices arise, do you take the way that offers the greatest opportunity for the use of your gifts in the service of God and the community?

    Quakers in Britain are looking for a new Head of Witness & Worship to join our national organisation, Britain Yearly Meeting, from March 2019. This key senior leadership post is responsible for delivering a coherent programme of activities supporting Quaker witness and the spiritual life of Quaker meetings in Britain.

    We need someone with great people skills, adept at managing change and able to see the bigger picture and think strategically. You'll have the ability to spot connections and opportunities across a wide range of work areas locally, nationally and internationally, and a commitment to working with Quakers, as well as for them.

    You'll be bold and imaginative, passionate and grounded, and have a robust appetite for rigorous challenge and impact delivery. You'll need resilience, determination and patience. You'll be one of a management team of five responsible for the strategic management of a £10m-a-year organisation.

    You'll be able to motivate and enable 13,000 Quakers across Britain to build thriving, growing, diverse worshipping communities and to put faith into action to create a sustainable and peaceful world.

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  • Conference Support Assistant

    Hours
    20 per week
    Salary
    £12,954 per annum (£22,670 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Sunday 28 October 2018
    Interview
    Monday 5 November 2018

    Are you highly motivated and looking for a challenging role in events? Are you confident and able to supervise a team? Are you experienced with audio-visual equipment? If your answer is yes, act now and take this fantastic opportunity!

    You will be working as part of a team, supervising and overseeing a team of 8, ensuring our values and high standards are delivered promptly whilst you have the opportunity to learn and develop in an exceptional work environment.

    You will be offered a starting salary of £22,670 (pro rata) with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme and holiday allowance, career progression in a fast growing business.


    Friends House is open from 0700 until 2300 hours and you will be on a rota system with hours varying on a weekly basis including working morning, evening and weekend shifts according to business needs.

    Job Information Application Form