Head of Movement Building

Economic Change Unit
£49,188 - £56,408
This is part-time role, working either 4 days (30 hours) or 3 days (22.5 hours) per week. The advertised salary is pro rata.
Closing date: 1 October 2021
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
The Economic Change Unit is seeking a skilled and experienced organiser, facilitator and coalition-builder to be our Head of Movement Building: a new key role in our work accelerating the transition to a fair, sustainable and resilient economy.

The Economic Change Unit is seeking a new Head of Movement Building to lead our work strengthening the power and effectiveness of our community of partners working to build a fair, sustainable and resilient economy. 

Are you a skilled and experienced organiser, facilitator and coalition-builder? Someone who is creative, collaborative and action-oriented, and looking for a new and exciting challenge? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity.

Working closely with the Executive Director, the Head of Public Affairs, and senior staff in ECU’s movement partners, you will:

  • Support our core community of partner organisations to strengthen collaboration
  • Lead our work to broaden and strengthen our core community, undertaking relationship-building with individuals and organisations in other key civil society and social movement sectors
  • Support the development and implementation of ECU’s programmes, ensuring strong engagement from partners and contribution to movement-building.

You will have:

  • A deep commitment to ECU’s vision and purpose and a passionate interest in economic justice and social change
  • A sophisticated understanding of the role of civil society and social movements in driving political change
  • Significant experience of facilitating effective collaboration and coalition-building between individuals and organisations
  • Strong empathy and interpersonal skills, and a passion for building bridges between people and groups from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

This is a really exciting time to join a relatively new organisation occupying a key role in the new economy movement as we set up our team and embark on a new strategy. 

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, and are keen to particularly encourage applications from the following groups who are currently underrepresented in our sector: women, working class people, and black people and people of colour.

If you think you could succeed in the role but are unsure whether you meet the role requirements please get in touch for an informal chat.

Please see the recruitment pack for contact details and further information on how to apply.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Projects and programmes

Application notes

To apply, please download an application form and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form, complete them, and send them to [email protected] by 9am on Friday 1 October. Please send your application as a Word document (not a PDF) and please do not include any other documents with your application - they will not be read. The recruitment pack and accompanying documents are available here: https://www.econchange.org/recruitment/head-of-movement-building.

First interviews will take place on Wednesday 13 October.

Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.