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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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach

Help organize and run events

Plan and execute awareness-raising and community engagement activities

Assist with campaigning work

 

Administration

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

Marketing

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.)

 

Office management

Manage library, source donations from members and supporters, and new books from publishers

Arrange house and office maintenance and cleaning

Issue invoices

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

GENERAL SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES:

– Good people skills

– Motivated

– 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.

 

TO APPLY:

– 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

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