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Development Manager – £32,000 – £36,000 (pro-rata, depending on experience)

We are currently seeking a Development Manager to run Free Word’s fundraising function.

Free Word explores the power and politics of words. We bring together a rich variety of the most exciting writers and thinkers – the new and the established. We spark critical conversations about society, culture and politics, and we amplify voices that often go unheard.

The role will be responsible for Free Word’s supporter and funder relationships, and for raising funds from sources including Trusts and Foundations, Individuals and Corporates.

You will work closely with the Director, Trustees, and senior team, inputting into every aspect of Free Word’s work and ensuring development is embedded across our activities.

If you’re creative, analytical, with knowledge of Trusts and Foundations and a flair for cultivating and maintaining relationships, we would love to hear from you.

TO APPLY, please send the following as attachments to jobs@freewordcentre.com:

  1. A letter of application telling us what attracts you to the role, using the Person Specification from the attached Job Description here.
  2. Your CV
  3. A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

DEADLINE: 10am, Monday, 21 August 2017.

INTERVIEWS: Wednesday, 6 September 2017.

Please remember to download the Job Description for full details.



Internship / Volunteers

Reporters Without Borders – known internationally as Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – is an independent NGO working internationally to promote and defend freedom of information and freedom of the press.

The Reporters Without Borders London Internship is designed to provide an opportunity to learn about the role of press freedom and human rights in the UK and abroad.

Responsibilities may include drafting press releases, planning events, managing the contacts database, providing administrative support, and assisting the UK Bureau Director in research and advocacy.

The Internship is part-time and voluntary, and can be done flexibly two-three days per week from September to December. Lunch and transportation costs within London will be reimbursed.


Excellent writing skills are required.

French knowledge is a plus.

Successful candidates will be self-starters who are adept at multitasking. Interns should work well under pressure and still pay strict attention to details, be resourceful, and creative in responding to requests.

Send your CV and a covering letter to ukrecruitment@rsf.org with two writing samples by 18 August.

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