Movement for Change is recruiting a Chief Executive for 12 months maternity cover.

Movement for Change builds movements that mobilise the power of people to take action.

Job Title Chief Executive (12 month maternity cover)

Location London

Salary £50,000 to £55,000 plus pension, depending on skills and experience

Reports to: Chair of the Board of Directors

Application is by 2-sided CV and 1-side covering letter, referring to the Job Description requirements and related skills and experience (see below). Please do not exceed these requirements nor send additional documentation. 

Application deadline: Applications to be received by 12:00 noon on Monday 12th January 2015 to with the subject title: “APPLICATION”.

Shortlist interviews have been scheduled for Tuesday 20th January 2015 with final interviews on Tuesday 27th January 2015. Candidates must be available to attend on both dates in person in central London.

We are looking for an exceptional individual, with the drive and vision to build upon our work to date and set the direction for our future success. This will involve securing new funding, building new cross-sector partnership work and evolving our business model to meet the needs and aspirations of our activists and wider stakeholders.

Commercially and politically astute, you are an accomplished networker with strong public presentation skills in addition to a proven track record of devising and delivering funding partnerships. You are passionate about doing “politics” (widely defined) differently and developing people’s leadership potential, with significant experience of income generation in this or a related field. You have intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial accomplishments and a proven ability to grow income revenue while leading a complex, national organisation. You will have senior level experience in leadership development, voluntary sector and/or charitable sector, in addition to networks across the political and commercial sectors. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate. We have a dynamic and influential Board, a highly committed staff team and strong relationships across the Labour Movement and beyond. We seek an ambitious CEO to drive our next phase of development. For further information about us download the full Job Application Pack below.


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Movement for Change is recruiting a paid intern on the London Living Wage to work as a Communications Assistant.

Movement for Change builds movements that mobilise the power of people to take action.

  • Location: Victoria, London with some travel nationally 
  • Reports to: Communications Officer
  • Salary: £9.15 per hour (London Living Wage)
  • Hours:  Average of 3 days (22.5 hours) per week
  • Likely duration: 4 months (Monday 12 January 2015 to Friday 8 May 2015)
  • Application deadline: 12:00 on Monday 29 December 2014


In the build up to the General Election in May 2015 and as we grow our community organising and movement building projects across the country, we seek an intern to work with the Chief Executive and Communications Officer in implementing our communications strategy. Working in an innovative and high-profile political and social enterprise environment, the successful candidate will further our existing relationships with media and provide communications support in supporting community leaders and organisers and sharing our message through the General Election.


To develop the external profile of Movement for Change. To assist on digital communications and social media, bringing specialist knowledge of politics, the third sector as well as communications skills to the implementation and development of the organisation’s online and offline profile. To develop innovative, communications assets to support our key messages through the General Election and beyond. To assist in other logistical and administrative work which builds the organisation’s profile.


Candidates must have a good understanding of Movement for Change’s history and current work, in particular as it relates to community organising within politics (broadly defined). Candidates must have a strong understanding of (and preferably work experience in) politics in the UK, as well as a proven track record of working in a professional communications environment and, preferably, qualifications in the same. An ability to work under pressure to tight timescales and good writing skills are also essential. Good photography, design and / or video capture skills are also preferable.


To apply, please email a 1 page covering letter plus a 2 page CV, marking the email title 'INTERNSHIP,' to Jamie Wright, Communications Officer at Please do not exceed these stated guidelines. The deadline is 12:00 on Monday 29 December 2014.

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