Current vacancies

Full-time position: Digital Manager 

Working hours: 35 hours per week

Starting salary: Up to £27,000

Free Tibet is seeking a Digital Manager in our London office. This is an exciting position for an experienced digital professional who wants to work for a campaigning NGO.  Free Tibet’s digital channels have a large international audience, reflecting our position as one of the leading organisations campaigning for freedom in Tibet. We are looking for a passionate all-rounder who understands the importance of good online and offline communications in both a campaigning and fundraising context.  The Digital Manager will oversee all of Free Tibet’s digital channels including websites, email and social media, and will play a key role in our outreach work, bringing Free Tibet’s messages to new audiences.

The Digital Manager's primary tasks will include:

  • Overseeing the Free Tibet website and other online systems.
  • Managing Free Tibet’s email marketing platform (MailChimp).
  • Overseeing Free Tibet’s social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and YouTube.
  • Advising and assisting other teams (such as campaigning and fundraising) with the digital elements of their output.
  • Line-managing the Digital Assistant.
  • Providing reports on website, email and social media performance.
  • Monitoring digital trends, industry standards and advising on new digital initiatives.

For a more detailed job description, please read the Job Information Pack.

To apply, please download and complete this application form and email it to recruitment@freetibet.org by midnight on Monday 18 February 2019.

You can also complete and send us this optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring form along with your application if you wish.

We do not accept CVs.

Interviews for this position will take place on Monday 25 February 2019.


Part-time position: Executive Assistant

Working hours: 2½-3 days per week (17.5 - 21 hours)

Starting salary: £19,000 pro rata

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small but dynamic team which is committed to human rights and campaigning for a free Tibet.  This is a central role which requires someone who is confident, motivated, flexible and well-organised, with a problem-solving approach and the ability to multi-task.

You will be the first point of contact for Free Tibet supporters and members of the public.  You will be responsible for general administration, ensuring the smooth running of the office and assisting with events and supporter communications.  You will also support the Director of Free Tibet as well as the Free Tibet Executive Committee and the Tibet Watch Board of Trustees. This is a challenging but varied role which will suit someone who enjoys working across different areas and is able to manage competing priorities.

The Executive Assistants's primary tasks will include:

  • Manage the smooth running of the office e.g. ensuring that stationery and office supplies are ordered as required, the office filing system is maintained, etc.
  • Manage the public-facing contact points for Free Tibet and Tibet Watch, including email, post and telephone enquires.
  • Act as Free Tibet’s tenant representative and attend building management meetings.
  • Assist with recruitment, including management of correspondence with applicants, scheduling interviews, administering tests for interviewees, keeping records up-to-date, etc.
  • Participate in campaign actions as required, including events, protests and demonstrations.
  • Administer the Executive Committee (Free Tibet) and the Board of Trustees (Tibet Watch), including arranging meetings and taking minutes.

For a more detailed job description, please read the Job Information Pack.

To apply, please download and complete this application form and email it to recruitment@freetibet.org by 10:00am on Tueday 19 February 2019.

You can also complete and send us this optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring form along with your application if you wish.

We do not accept CVs.

Interviews for this position will take place on Tuesday 26 February 2019.


Volunteering Opportunity: Fundraising Volunteer

Free Tibet is seeking a Fundraising Volunteer to help manage our supporter database and merchandise fulfilment. Previous fundraising or database experience is desirable but not essential. We are looking for someone who can commit to a minimum of two days a week (over a 3 month period), who is able to work independently and who has keen attention to detail. The Fundraising Volunteer will form an essential part of the fundraising team, assisting in the inputting and selection of data from our supporter database and other related duties. The volunteer will also be involved with supporting merchandise fulfilment for the Free Tibet online shop. There will be opportunities to get involved in other areas of fundraising (e.g. dealing with supporter queries, drafting copy, research and events) and this role will provide a valuable insight into the running of a small not-for-profit organisation.

The Volunteer’s primary tasks will include:

  • Database administration: Inputting new donations, subscriptions, memberships, returned mail, cancellations and change of details onto the database.
  • Supporter services: Assisting the fundraising team by responding to supporter queries; preparing Welcome Packs for new supporters and sending correspondence to members and supporters regarding Direct Debits, memberships, donations and any other relevant mail.
  • Merchandise: Fulfilling merchandise orders; processing orders on the ‘Shopify’ online store; and assisting with stock checking.
  • General administrative support: Our volunteers may be required to perform general administrative tasks relevant to the smooth running of the office.
  • Other: There may be opportunities to draft copy for the website, magazine and catalogue; assisting the Fundraising Officer with merchandise purchasing and marketing; involvement in meetings and Free Tibet events.

Please email your CV and cover letter (maximum one page) explaining why you would like to volunteer with us to chris@freetibet.org by July 31st 2018.

We are looking for somebody who is available to volunteer two days per week for a minimum period of three months. Free Tibet will provide a stipend of £8.50 per day.


 

We are seeking new Board members

Free Tibet is a London-based non-profit, non-governmental organisation that campaigns for Tibetans' right to freedom. We mobilise active support for the Tibetan cause, champion human rights and tell the world about China's on-going occupation. We are entirely funded by our supporters. 

We are seeking experienced individuals to join our board (Executive Committee). As a member of the board you will help shape Free Tibet's strategy, policies and future development. In addition you will contribute meaningfully to the board's legal and management responsibilities which include ensuring our financial sustainability and providing oversight and support of our Chief Executive in running the campaign and organisation.

The board is seeking dedicated individuals with expertise in the areas of fundraising, campaigning and media who are prepared to contribute their time and talent in support of Free Tibet and the wider campaign for Tibetan rights and freedom.

The board meets a minimum of four evenings per year in London, as well as communicating and making decisions via email when required. Applicants should be prepared to assume occasional additional duties to help the campaign and its future development. Membership of the board is a voluntary position, without expenses.

How to apply: please email a cover letter and CV to freetibetexec@gmail.com