DEADLINE EXTENDED: We’re recruiting a Local Training and Partnership Coordinator

Date Posted: Wednesday 20th April 2022

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Work for the UK Women’s Budget Group

The Women’s Budget Group is a network of feminist economists, researchers, policy experts and activists that works towards a more gender-equal economy.

Do you understand the importance of getting good data (local statistics and figures on women’s inequality) so that local women’s organisations can reduce women’s poverty and support women’s economic empowerment?

We are currently recruiting for a Local Training and Partnership Coordinator to join our staff team. You will work on a new and exciting project to support local grassroots women’s organisations to access and use equality data in local campaigning and advocacy. This will include delivering training to organisations and individuals on how to access statistics and figures on women’s equality at the local level.

Local Training and Partnership Coordinator (18-month contract)

Hours: 0.8 FTE (30 hours). Possibility to extend to full-time subject to funding.

Salary: £31,000 (£24,800 for 0.8 FTE)

Duration: 18-month contract

Place of work: The post can be a mixture of office/remote working, or remote working with monthly meetings at our London office. Regular travelling for training delivery and meetings with local organisations will be required. Travel expenses will be reimbursed for project-related events.

Please note we can only consider applications from candidates living in the UK with the right to work in the UK

Closing date EXTENDED: 5pm Monday 2 May 2022

Interviews: Monday 16 May 2022 (online)

We are seeking a dedicated person to join the Women’s Budget Group as a Local Training & Partnership Coordinator. You will work in an exciting project to support local women’s organisations to work with data to achieve gender equality. You will be responsible for building partnerships with grassroots women’s organisations across the UK and to deliver training on accessing and using data to achieve feminist change.

The successful candidate will have experience in a training delivery role, in partnership and network building, and strong communication skills. You will be comfortable facilitating groups and able to work with organisations with diverse perspectives and approaches.

Over 30 years, the Women’s Budget Group has built a strong reputation for analysing the impact of UK Government policies and for research into alternative policies that would promote gender equality. Our local data project aims to strengthen the links with the local feminist movement and support their use and access of data for local campaigns and advocacy.

Job Description & Person Spec. (EXTENDED)

Application Form (EXTENDED)

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

To apply please complete and return the application form to recruitment@wbg.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 2 May. Please title your email Training & Partnership Application.

We are actively seeking to improve the diversity of our staff team and welcome applications from all under-represented communities and groups. We are particularly keen to attract BAME candidates, disabled women and lesbian women, given their under-representation within policy work and the feminist movement. We also welcome candidates from lower-income backgrounds, and are happy to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate the specific requirements of disabled applicants.

If you’d like to have an informal conversation about the role please contact the Local Data Project team at ldp@wbg.org.uk

Please return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to admin@wbg.org.uk. The information given on this form will only be used for monitoring purposes and will not be used for selection.