We believe that Political Literacy education should be as widespread as possible, and available to all citizens in and out of school, regardless of their socio-economic background, ethnicity, or gender. Do you?

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Job Openings

Pay: £18,720.00 per year.

Location: London

The Position:

You will be joining our small, passionate team to help us expand our business development efforts. You will be required to research potential funders, identify suitable funding opportunities, take the lead on developing and submitting funding & tender proposals and building and maintaining relationships with current and potential funders. We are looking for someone with a passion for political literacy, who wants to support the growth of our organisation.

The applicant needs to be motivated, dedicated, creative and confident in their writing abilities.

Key Responsibilities:

• Research potential funders (govt/foundations) to identify suitable funding opportunities.
• Take the lead on developing and submitting funding proposals.
• Build relationships with current and potential funders.
• Coordinate with the project team and handover once funding of a project has been secured.
• Occasionally travel nationally and/or internationally, if required.
• Fulfil other duties as reasonably requested.

Requirements:

• Excellent writing and communication abilities for relevant target audiences.
• Confidence to build and maintain relationships with funders.
• An understanding of and interest in UK politics.
• Ability to organise, prioritise and manage a diverse workload.
• Dedication to and passion for political literacy, democratic participation and engagement of young people.

Benefits:

• Being part of an innovative, forward-thinking and engaged workforce.
• Gaining experience in tender writing.
• Gaining experience in stakeholder relations.
• Being a part of an open and creative workplace.
• Ability to create projects that are close to your passion.
• Small team, meaning you will be able to get involved in a number of different aspects of work.
• Being part of a youthful, forward-thinking and engaged workforce.
• An important, varied, decision-making role in which you have the power to make positive change.
• Unlimited holidays (we have no cap on paid leave).
• An important, varied, decision-making role in which you have the power to make positive change

How To Apply:

Download the application form by clicking ‘Apply’, then send it, with your CV, with the subject line ‘Business Development Officer – ’, to contact@shoutoutuk.org

Apply

Pay: £18,720.00 per year.

Location: London

The Position:

You will be joining our small, passionate team to coordinate our APPG on Political Literacy and run our campaign to improve political literacy education nationwide. The role involves expanding, improving and running our APPG, campaign and PR efforts. The aim is to ensure every young person has a basic entitlement to political literacy and we’re seeking to gain political support for this cause.

We are looking for someone with a passion for political literacy who has experience with campaigning and communications and wants to support the expansion of Shout Out UK as an organisation. 

The applicant needs to be motivated, dedicated and confident working with stakeholders, the media and politicians. You will be reporting to our Head of Policy & Stakeholder Relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with the media and other opinion formers
  • Oversee the media record-keeping and reporting 
  • Draft op-eds for the ceo when required and write proactive and reactive press releases
  • Represent Shout Out UK at events and speaking engagements
  • Support the daily running and growth of our APPG on Political Literacy
  • Run our campaigning efforts to build support for political literacy education across sectors.
  • Fulfil other duties as reasonably requested
  • Monitoring of parliamentary activities, identifying opportunities that are relevant to us and responding accordingly 
  • Expand and manage a large stakeholder network 
  • Proactively pursue meetings with MPs to engage them with our work 
  • Organise and deliver quarterly APPG parliamentary meetings attended by a wide range of stakeholders 
  • Produce policy briefings and other written content to support policymakers

Requirements:

  • Experience working as a parliamentary assistant/lobbyist is desirable but not a requirement.
  • Some understanding of education policy is desirable but not a requirement.
  • Confidence with engaging politicians and high level stakeholders
  • Good writing and speaking skills
  • Marketing/PR skills
  • An understanding of and interest in UK politics
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and manage a diverse workload
  • Dedication to political literacy education and engagement of young people

Benefits:

  • Unlimited holidays (we have no cap on paid leave).
  • Being part of an innovative, forward-thinking and engaged workforce.
  • Gaining experience in communications and campaigning.
  • Gaining experience in stakeholder relations.
  • Being a part of an open and creative workplace.
  • Ability to create projects that are close to your passion.
  • Small team, meaning you will be able to get involved in a number of different aspects of work.
  • An important, varied, decision-making role in which you have the power to make positive change.

How To Apply:

Download the application form by clicking ‘Apply’, then send it, with your CV, with the subject line ‘Campaigns Coordinator – ’, to contact@shoutoutuk.org

Apply

Pay: £18,720.00 per year.

Location: London

The Position:

You will be joining our small, passionate team to coordinate our education communications. The role involves expanding, improving and running our strategic communications with schools and politicians. The aim is to engage with more schools, young people and MPs/Lords in Parliament.

We are looking for someone with a passion for political literacy and experience with communications and facilitation, who wants to support the expansion of Shout Out UK as an organisation.

The applicant needs to be motivated, dedicated and confident working with young people, teachers and politicians. You will be reporting to our head of Education Technology.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, coordinate  and support schools and teachers across the UK to take on our political and media literacy course, workshops and projects.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with teachers, and maintain our CRM
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate events as required.
  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Support with day-to-day management and supervision of a team of local education project staff, including recruitment, staff evaluation, and on-the-job orientation and training.
  • Assist and support in the design and development of educational materials.
  • Research new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devise and write new curriculum materials.
  • Deliver to schools, youth groups and other organisations our courses, workshops and conferences.
  • Mark work, give appropriate feedback and maintain records of pupils’ progress and development.

Requirements:

  • Excellent writing and communication abilities for relevant target audiences.
  • Good customer service skills, with the ability to answer queries professionally and clearly.
  • Confidence in public speaking in front of large groups of people.
  • Confidence to build and maintain relationships with teachers and politicians.
  • Flexibility and a willingness to get stuck in and help with any tasks the team requires support for.
  • An understanding of and interest in UK politics.
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and manage a diverse workload.
  • Dedication to and passion for political literacy, democratic participation and engagement of young people.
  • Ability to self-motivate and manage own time 

Benefits:

  • Unlimited holidays (we have no cap on paid leave).
  • Being part of an innovative, forward-thinking and engaged workforce.
  • Gaining experience in communications and education.
  • Gaining experience in stakeholder relations.
  • Being a part of an open and creative workplace.
  • Ability to create projects that are close to your passion.
  • Small team, meaning you will be able to get involved in a number of different aspects of work.
  • An important, varied, decision-making role in which you have the power to make positive change.

How To Apply:

Download the application form by clicking ‘Apply’, then send it, with your CV, with the subject line ‘Education Coordinator – ’, to contact@shoutoutuk.org

Apply

Freelance Roles & Volunteering

Freelance Facilitators

Pay: £10-15 per hour.

Location: UK wide

The Position:

To deliver unique and high-quality workshops and courses for schools and education groups across the UK.

The facilitator needs to be motivated, dedicated, and confident in working with young people.

No workshop is the same, you may be asked to deliver a media literacy and extremism workshop one week and a climate change workshop another. We pride ourselves on our engaging workshop material.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the delivery of education workshops, courses and programmes as organised by Shout Out UK
  • Ensure all sessions are delivered to a high standard and fit the needs of teachers and pupils and the organisation requirements
  • Be the point of contact for teachers and schools when on site
  • Ensure that delivery of the education workshops is evaluated thoroughly following evaluation procedures as directed by the Head of Education
  • Positively promote Shout Out UK and its core aims and objectives with existing and new contacts

Requirements:

  • Have a DBS
  • Experience in teaching or facilitation with young people
  • Good communication skills.
  • A clear understanding of and interest in current affairs
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and manage a diverse workload
  • Dedication to political and literacy and engagement of young people

Benefits:

  • Experience in teaching
  • Experience in facilitation
  • Being part of a movement to bring Political and
  • Literacy to all young people across the UK, no matter their background.
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Interested in WRITING?

We are always looking for up and coming young writers! If you think that’s you, then send us a pitch! We are interested in hearing a fresh, dynamic voice that doesn’t shy away from difficult issues and can write thoughtful, analysis-driven yet entertaining articles.

We pay for good articles.

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Interested in VOLUNTEERING?

We are always looking for people and organisations to get involved or partner with and are especially interested in the following:

  • Journalism
  • PR/Marketing collaboration
  • Political Literacy
  • Film/Photography
  • Events Partnership

If you have any of the above interests/skills and are interested in volunteering with us, please contact us!

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