The Jewish Vegetarian Society (JVS) is an international charity dedicated to promoting a kinder society, without killing animals for food. We publish a quarterly magazine, The Jewish Vegetarian, provide information about vegetarianism generally and in a Jewish context, and offer advice and support to help people with the transition to a non-animal diet.
We are delighted to announce a new full-time role at the JVS. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Project Officer who can ensure the smooth running of the office and support the Director in the delivery of events, community outreach and campaigns.
This is a very exciting time to join the JVS as we are expanding and developing many new initiatives and projects; including a free community library, workshops, talks, mystery cooking classes, our film club, group trips, meditation and a pop-up café.
The Project Officer will be working in a small team and will have the opportunity to share their ideas.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Help organize and run events
Plan and execute awareness-raising and community engagement activities
Assist with campaigning work
Create systems to enable efficient office administration
Respond to phone calls and emails
Record minutes at meetings
Manage various databases
Process event bookings
Prepare accounts for end of year auditing
Process Gift Aid
Source and produce content for JVS’ quarterly magazine
Proofread JVS magazine
Pack and arrange delivery of the JVS magazine
Design new material (leaflets, posters etc.)
Manage library, source donations from members and supporters, and new books from publishers
Arrange house and office maintenance and cleaning
– Good people skills
– A flexible approach
– Ability to work under pressure
– Positive attitude
– Reliable, responsible and articulate
– A commitment to promoting vegetarianism
REPORTING TO: JVS Director
WORKING HOURS: This is a full time position based at our HQ in NW London. Occasional evening and weekend work required, for which time off in lieu will be granted.
SALARY: £22,000 – £24,000, depending on experience.
BENEFITS: Generous holiday allowance plus Bank Holidays and Jewish Holidays.
PROBATION: 2 months.
PREFERRED START DATE: January / early February
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm on 22nd December *Please note that we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.
– Please send your CV,
– A cover letter of no more than one page which outlines your motivation for applying for the role, your suitability and includes your availability,
– And a short summary of why vegetarianism matters to you – to [email protected]
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the volume of applications, we apologise in advance that we will only be replying to shortlisted candidates.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the position informally, please email [email protected]
Interview dates: To be announced END