Membership and Communications Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00007929-1
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Permaculture Association
  • Location: Leeds
  • Remote Working: 100% remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing & PR, Charity
  • Job Type: Permanent, Part Time

Job Description

Are you passionate about growing a community of people that can help make positive change in the world? Do you have excellent communication skills and a strategic approach? Do you love learning about what people are doing and finding ways to get them involved? Are you versatile, with a wide skill-set? Do you enjoy finding creative ways forward? If so, please do apply for this key role within the Permaculture Association.

Key Information

Salary: £26,000 pro-rata; equivalent to £16,864 per annum

Hours: 24  hrs per week which can be worked flexibly

Contract: Open-ended

Holiday: 32 days including Bank Holidays pro rata.

Location: Leeds office and/or Home working

Well-being and  flexible working: 15 minutes/day of work time for meditation/being in nature; generous leave policy; supportive team culture; flexible working to support family, friends and community life; Association sick pay scheme in addition to statutory requirements.

About the Role

The Membership & Communications Coordinator will engage and support members and tell permaculture's story to the world through their work. They will coordinate and deliver the successful promotion of the different elements of our membership scheme - online events, education work, Projects and LAND network - and all other aspects of the Permaculture Association's work.  

This is a varied role with outward facing elements engaging with members and the wider public. It includes a mix of strategic, operational and administrative responsibilities. We are a small team with ambitious  goals. So we are seeking someone who is conscientious and well-organised, versatile, responsive and positive, and prepared to work hard. 

This is a 24 hour/week role which can be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the candidate. As well as flexible working, our employee benefits include:

  • Excellent annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay above statutory levels
  • Family leave, dependency leave and compassionate leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to our self-guided online permaculture courses
  • A flexible working environment and supportive team culture

How to Apply

As an inclusive employer and membership organisation, we want our staff team to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to making sure our organisation is inclusive, diverse and anti-racist, and one  that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. So if you are interested in the role, but are worried that you do not meet all the requirements in the person specification, we would still like to hear from you. People from communities that experience discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity or immigration status; sexuality or gender; age; socio-economic status; or disability are actively and especially encouraged to apply. 

Pease visit our website to download the full application pack

Please submit your application to: . 

The deadline for applications is 23:59 pm, on 27th May, 2024.  However, we may shortlist and  hold interviews on a rolling basis and/or close the process earlier if there is a high volume of applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email. Interviews will be held via zoom. 

Please note you must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.(see Right to work in the UK)

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Andy Goldring (CEO) on