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Reference: 71420

Date Added: 10 June 2019
Closing Date: 10 July 2019

Job Title: Good Faith Fellow

Working For: Good Faith Partnership

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage, 4 days a week

Job Details

This 6-month fellowship has been developed to enable simultaneous work (4 days a week at London Living Wage) and professional study in the candidate’s chosen area (grant of up to £1,000 to cover study fees).

The variation and exposure of the role is a perfect opportunity for those transitioning between sectors or looking for a springboard for their future career.

Good Faith Fellows will:

  • Work across different sectors – faith, politics, charity and commerce – developing new expertise
  • Meet and work with a range of different people – from local communities to senior leaders – building their future networks
  • Be involved in pioneering solutions on several of our varied projects, from public affairs and policy to strategy and research
  • Be trained in our methodology, developing knowledge and skills
  • Be part of a dynamic team where every person is valued and empowered to try out new ideas

We are looking for high potential candidates with the following experience:

  • An evidenced commitment to the power of relationships to create social change
  • A proven ability to manage relationships with a range of stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds, including senior levels of government, politics, business or faith institutions.
  • An interest in UK and/or international politics
  • Experience of operating in multiple different environments, e.g., politics, government, faith groups, business, charities, start-ups
  • 2-5 years of experience working in one or more of the following: public or government affairs, campaigning, strategy, consultancy, research or social enterprise
  • Demonstrated track record of excellence within HE/FE and/or the workplace, e.g. university degree, apprenticeship or equivalence in terms of work experience, professional development and training

In order to flourish in the role, Good Faith Fellows will also be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Can work flexibly and under time pressure
  • Can manage themselves and their time, juggling a variety of tasks and priorities
  • Have a desire to learn and try new things
  • Are willing to pitch in to help other team members if needed
  • Are an imaginative and strategic thinker
  • Are pragmatic, tenacious and hope-filled

All candidates will need to be highly competent with Microsoft Office.

Closing Date: 10 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview between 17th-19th July. Candidates may also be invited to a second interview on 30th July. The role will start in September.

Application Details

To apply, please email your CV and a one-page cover letter to info@goodfaith.org.uk. The cover letter should include a description of a time when you have solved a problem by bringing together different people. Both should be formatted as PDFs.

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date.

At Good Faith we recognize the enormous benefits and the social imperative of bringing together diverse groups. We therefore warmly welcome applications from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. 

Website: http://www.goodfaith.org.uk

Additional Notes