Deadline for applications: 5.00pm on Monday 6th June 2022.
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 (dependent on experience)
Benefits: Pension, 25 days Annual Leave plus Christmas-New Year, staff learning fund, enhanced parental benefits package
Reports to: CEO
Based in: London office, with an optional hybrid model, but expected to be in the office at least three days a week
HOPE not hate is the UK’s leading anti-fascist organisation. Our mission is simple: To monitor and challenge the far right, to engage in the communities that are susceptible to them and to address the issues and policies which give rise to them.
Over the last five years, we have grown steadily, with our research and intelligence work exposing and undermining the far right, even foiling a murder plot, our community engagement providing expertise to vulnerable communities and our work in schools growing exponentially to teach young people to recognise and challenge prejudice and hate.
HOPE not hate is seeking a Campaigns and Communications Director to join our tight-knit team. The role is to provide management and coordination of our campaigns and communications activity. In this role, you will lead the team responsible for our political and digital campaigning, promoting and amplifying the work and brand of the organisation, overseeing our online fundraising and management of our HOPE Action Fund and HOPE Education Fund schemes.
You will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and work with the CEO, Senior Leadership Team, HOPE not hate Board, staff, volunteers and HAF/HEF members, coordinating the development of active campaigns nationally and locally.
Our ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, and a great communicator with the ability to get the best out of the team. We are looking for someone who believes in our work and will demonstrate exceptional drive to further our mission.
If you’re passionate about challenging the far right and building hope in communities, and would like to use your expertise to help us do both, we want to hear from you.
We expect applicants to show a range of experiences:
You will have emotional resilience to work in a field that can involve challenging content, good judgement and prioritisation skills, and the confidence and ability to work under pressure and reduced timescales. You will be comfortable working in an environment that requires discretion.
We believe that our work will be at its best if it is created by people with a range of backgrounds and experiences. We are keen to interview people who will add diversity to our team. We are an antifascist organisation, which strives to be an effective ally in the wider fight against racism and inequity.
To apply, you’ll need to answer four questions. Firstly, set out your most recent professional roles, and then answer the other questions to show us how you meet the criteria for this role. Each answer has a character limit of 2,000 characters.
1. Please list the jobs you have done over the last five years, listing the organisation, your title and a brief summary of your responsibilities
2. Please tell us about how your professional experience would enable you to do the role, outlining how you feel ready to take on the responsibilities outlined, especially managing a team and ability to juggle multiple issues
3. What do you think are the key challenges in building and maintaining online fundraising?
4. Please tell us about a couple of campaigns you have run or overseen and how, in each case, they have achieved impact?
Then just send your completed answers to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Campaigns and Communications Director – Application’. The deadline for applications is 5pm 6th June 2022.
If you would like to chat to someone about whether the role is a good match for you, please also email [email protected], and we can set up a time for a call. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please let us know at [email protected] and we will be happy to support you.
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