Scotland, United Kingdom
£28,940 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Want to help shape a world where LGBT+ people are accepted without exception? Here’s your chance. 

For the last thirty years, Stonewall has been working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people. As a charity we rely on the generosity of private individuals, communities and organisations. Without it, none of what we do would be possible. 

Join us as our Senior Programmes Officer in our Programmes Team in Stonewall Scotland to help shape a world where everyone is accepted without exception. Reporting to the Head of Programmes you will focus on helping businesses, charities, public services and educational institutions to develop inclusive cultures through membership of one our innovative Diversity Champion and Children and Young People’s Services programmes. You will be involved in all aspects of LGBT+ workplace inclusion. As our Senior Programmes Officer you will be responsible for supporting our relationships with key stakeholders, providing expert support and guidance, growing our Champions programme, developing and delivering our suite of professional and community empowerment programmes.   This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skillset and step up as an ally and role model.

The post will also give you the chance to demonstrate your confident presentational skills with a range of stakeholders at a variety of levels as well as your ability to engage and inspire audiences.

The successful candidate will be able to embody and model Stonewall’s values and behaviours – able to demonstrate understanding of both privilege and intersectionality and the challenges that face the identities and communities that Stonewall supports.  Above all the candidate will want to work to change the world for all LGBT+ people. 

Senior Programmes Officer 

At Stonewall we want you to feel involved in all aspects of our work and to have amazing opportunities during your time with us . Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. In line with Stonewall’s commitments to race equity and trans inclusion, we are particularly seeking applications from People of Colour/ BAME people and/or trans people. Stonewall has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff who hold these and other identities.

Deadline for Applications: 5pm on 15 March 2021

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend any interview, please let us know.

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Posted on: 17 February 2021
Closing date: 15 March 2021
Tags: Business Development
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