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A career with Women for Women International means working alongside a dynamic, ambitious and passionate team in the UK, US, Germany and our country offices.

Our UK office is currently based in Central London, with great transport links and lots to do in the area. As an office we organise monthly social activities, including book clubs, pot-luck lunches and film screenings. As a member of our UK team, you can also participate in or volunteer at our exciting events throughout the year.

We are committed to personal development for our team. You will have the opportunity to attend training workshops for personal and career development, as well as participating in our staff training days and weekly all-staff meetings. With some roles, travel to visit our country offices may also be an option.

We offer a generous 25 days annual leave, with an additional day added for each full year of service, as well as generous sick pay allowance, compassionate leave, and maternity/ paternity and adoption leave. We are very open to flexible working arrangements, as well as working from home where suitable.

We are united by common values and ways of working, which we revisit as a team on an annual basis, and all staff participate in creating and owning together. You can see our 2019 UK team values here.

For more information on what it’s like to work for us, please see this blog, written by Paulina Stachnik, Digital and Campaigns Lead for Refinery29 here.

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GAPS Policy Advocacy and Communications Manager

Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS) is the UK’s Women, Peace and Security civil society network.

GAPS was founded to progress the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, and to hold the UK government to account on its international commitments to women and girls affected by conflict worldwide.

The GAPS Policy Advocacy and Communications Manager will support the coordination and development of the GAPS network and delivery of the GAPS strategy. 

Candidates with experience, talent and/or potential in: policy and advocacy; social media; using their communication and networking skills; working with civil society, government or a multilateral institutions; have a commitment to gender and women and girls’ rights; have an interest will be welcome. Experience in peacebuilding, development, humanitarian and/or international relations as well as governance and monitoring, evaluation and learning will also be of interest.

This role will suit someone wanting to work with a dynamic and ambitious civil society network, and specifically work on international women and girls’ rights and/or peace and security policy. Download the full job description

Proposed start date: February 2021

Working pattern: Full time, initially 5-6 months contract which will be reviewed towards the end of that period to assess if an extension is required

Salary: £33,949 pro rata

How to apply: Email a cover letter and CV to with subject heading “GAPS PAC Manager” 

Application deadline: 6pm, Thursday 7th January 2020

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