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Reference: 92020

Date Added: 14 March 2024
Closing Date: 14 April 2024

Job Title: Programme Lead - Movement Effectiveness

Working For: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Location: York/ London/ Hybrid

Salary: £52,179.40 per annum (plus £5k London Weighting if applicable)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

About the role
Are you:

  • Appalled by the level of poverty & hardship that exists in Britain today?
  • Passionate about creating change?
  • Interested in building the infrastructures that are needed for civil society & people in communities to thrive and lead on issues that matter to them?

As Programme Lead within the Movement Effectiveness team at JRF, you will design and deliver projects that help create the conditions for deeper collaboration within social justice movements by supporting Charity CEOs, senior leaders, policy makers, and frontline activists to critically reflect on their respective roles in building and sustaining the movement ecosystem and how they work with each other.

About you
You will be a changemaker that knows how to develop and sustain collaborative partnerships and relationships across different sectors. You will have a strong understanding of one or more of the different set of methodologies needed for transformative change such as; community organising, narrative power, storytelling or/and organisational resilience.

Above all we are looking for someone who is politically astute, a generous & confident networker that can work with senior leaders, policy makers plus grassroots organisations. As Programme Lead you will be highly organised and have a track record in creating thoughtful content & delivering high quality work in this field.

About Joseph Rowntree Foundation
JRF is a renowned independent social change organisation committed to solving poverty and creating a fairer society. With over 100 years of history, our mission is to support and speed up the transition to a more equitable and just future, free from poverty, in which people and planet can flourish. 

JRF is fully committed to equity, diversity & inclusion. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we are interested in applications from people from all backgrounds. This commitment must run through all aspects of our work: from the partners we engage or fund, through our research, to our own internal culture & commitment to inclusion. Through our work, we centre the experiences of those who are so often disadvantaged by structural barriers – people who are disabled, those from minoritised ethnic communities & individuals who suffer discrimination based on their sexual orientation.

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place either in York or London w/c 22nd April 2024

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Details

If you share our passion and this role sounds like you, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please submit your CV and supporting information via our online application platform https://www.jrf.org.uk/careers 

JRF is a Disability Confident employer and offers interviews to candidates that meet the essential criteria. For those roles which allow it, we’re developing a more blended approach to how and where you work based on individual needs.

Website: https://www.jrf.org.uk/

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