Ditch the Label Careers and Volunteering Opportunities

Looking to join a fast-growing, fast-paced, kick-ass organisation? Is a job to you more about the money? Do you have a strong desire to help others? Here’s your chance to get involved! 

If you have a background in charitable or not for profit organisations or have a specific skill that you believe could be of value to our organisation, please send us your CV along with a cover letter explaining how and why you would like to get involved and what you can bring to our team.

We do have the following set roles available but please also feel free to send an open application. We are always on the hunt for new creatives such as graphic designers, photographers, web developers and copy writers to join our team – even on a freelance basis so please do get in touch. You really can help make a difference.

+NEW! Fundraising Assistant - Commissioned - Brighton
Ditch the Label is one of the UK’s most ambitious and innovative anti-bullying charities. We work closely with schools, colleges and young people to reduce the effect and prominence of bullying within the UK’s education system. We have been featured in most major TV channels, nationwide newspapers and radio stations and have a celebrity fan base that includes Gok Wan, Dr. Christian Jessen and Hannah Stodel, one of the Paralympians.

Our largest unique selling point is our brand: Ditch the Label is heavily targeted towards 13-21 year olds; with strong and striking messages that not only promote equality in a unique light but also teach young people that it is okay to be different. We run our own peer-to-peer support network, which has over 35,000 members across the world. The network enables any young person to sign up, share advice and build community with likeminded individuals. We also work closely with some of the world’s largest social networks, providing direct one-to-one and one-to-many support and advice.

We are a small but growing team and are now looking for a Fundraising and Events Assistant to join our ranks on a part-time basis. The role is initially commissioned-based with a view to an eventual full-time salaried position for the right candidate. We will provide any relevant training and can also provide a reference for your CV. This is especially suited to a University student or somebody looking for a career in charity fundraising or marketing.

The key responsibilities are as follows:

- Researching and developing fundraising strategies and events
- Executing and reporting of fundraising strategies and events
- Building and maintaining relationships with local and national businesses, charities and media outlets
- Team management and co-ordination
- Creative consultation
- Researching potential grants and areas of funding

You should:

- Be able to commit at least 10 hours per week to the role; both at home and in office
- Have experience and successes with fundraising and/or marketing
- Be reliable, trustworthy, open and honest
- Have a strong ethos and passion for equality and a motive to help others
- Be creative minded and ready to be challenged
- Speak fluent English
- Be innovative, forward thinking and self-managing
- Have energy, passion and a strong motivation to succeed

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form with an up-to-date CV and cover letter.
Incomplete applications will be discarded. We will respond to successful candidates within 10 working days to arrange an interview.

+NEW! Research Assistant - Brighton
Ditch the Label is one of the UK’s most ambitious and innovative anti-bullying charities. We work closely with schools, colleges and young people to reduce the effect and prominence of bullying within the UK’s education system. We have been featured in most major nationwide newspapers, radio stations and TV channels and have a celebrity fan base that includes Gok Wan, Dr. Christian Jessen and Hannah Stodel, one of the Paralympians.

Our largest unique selling point is our brand: Ditch the Label is heavily targeted towards 13-21 year olds; with strong and striking messages that not only promote equality in a unique light but also teach young people that it is okay to be different. We run our own peer-to-peer support network, which has over 35,000 members across the world. The network enables any young person to sign up, share advice and build community with likeminded individuals. We also work closely with some of the world’s largest social networks, providing direct one-to-one and one-to-many support and advice.

We have produced three groundbreaking reports including our Annual Bullying Survey 2013, hailed as a Landmark study by the Huffington Post, Annual Bulllying Survey 2014 and our Annual Cyberbullying Survey 2013. In our most recent Annual Bullying Survey, the most comprehensive of its kind measuring many different variables of bullying behaviour, reached over 3,600 respondents across the UK aged 13-18 years old. Our results were widely reported across the media from national TV and radio to major newspapers. Our biggest survey, the Annual Cyberbullying Survey of over 10,000 young people was the largest of its kind and the first to identify which social networking sites young people are being bullied on. This report generated a great deal of publicity including a debate with the Director of Policy for Facebook in the UK and our founder Liam Hackett on BBC Radio 5 Live.

We are a small but growing team and are now looking for a Research Assistant to join our ranks on a part-time basis. The role is initially unpaid although there may be opportunity in the future for paid work. We will provide any relevant training and can also provide a reference for your CV. This is especially suited to a University student or somebody looking for a career research.
The key responsibilities are as follows:
- Developing and exploring new areas of research for the charity
- Design, development and implementation of surveys, including selecting appropriate research methodology
- Analysing, translating and presenting results using SPSS
- Writing reports

You should:
- Be able to commit at least 10 hours per week to the role; both at home and in office
- Either have a degree, or still studying in a relevant subject
- Have solid experience and pro efficiency with SPSS
- Be reliable, trustworthy, open and honest
- Have a strong ethos and passion for equality and a motive to help others
- Be creative minded and ready to be challenged
- Speak fluent English
- Be innovative, forward thinking and self-managing
- Have the appropriate technical skills and abilities

If you are interested in joining our exciting team please use the form on this page to submit your application. Incomplete applications will be discarded. We will respond to your application within 10 working days.

+NEW! Educational Intervention Assistant - Voluntary - Brighton

Ditch the Label is one of the UK’s most ambitious and innovative anti-bullying charities. We work closely with schools, colleges and young people to reduce the effect and prominence of bullying within the UK’s education system. We have been featured in most major nationwide newspapers, radio stations and TV channels and have a celebrity fan base that includes Gok Wan, Dr. Christian Jessen and Hannah Stodel, one of the Paralympians.

Our largest unique selling point is our brand: Ditch the Label is heavily targeted towards 13-21 year olds; with strong and striking messages that not only promote equality in a unique light but also teach young people that it is okay to be different. We run our own peer-to-peer support network, which has over 35,000 members across the world. The network enables any young person to sign up, share advice and build community with likeminded individuals. We also work closely with some of the world’s largest social networks, providing direct one-to-one and one-to-many support and advice.

We also provide tailored research and education intervention services directly to schools and colleges across the UK. We cover popular topics such as cyberbullying, homophobia and racism.

We are a small but growing team and are now looking for a Education Intervention Assistant to join our ranks on a part-time basis. The role is initially unpaid with a view to an eventual full-time salaried position for the right candidate. We will provide any relevant training and can also provide a reference for your CV. This is especially suited to a University student or somebody looking for a career in teaching.

The key responsibilities are as follows:

- Working directly with our Outreach Manager on new school activities and interventions, surrounding key issues in bullying, equality and diversity. Primarily for ages 13-21.
- Working with our Research Manager on distributing and communicating new bullying statistics and recommendations with schools and colleges across the UK.
- Assisting schools and colleges with the execution of strategies and research projects.
- Researching and developing new intervention techniques and activities, in collaboration with the Outreach Manager.
- Design and development of in class materials and activities.

You should:

- Be able to commit at least 10 hours per week to the role; both at home and in office
- Either have a degree in a teaching related course or be studying
- Be reliable, trustworthy, open and honest
- Have a strong ethos and passion for equality and a motive to help others
- Be creative minded and ready to be challenged
- Speak fluent English
- Be innovative, forward thinking and self-managing
- Have the appropriate technical skills and abilities to communicate with young people

If you are interested in joining our exciting team please use the form on this page to submit your application. Incomplete applications will be discarded. We will respond to your application within 10 working days.

+NEW! Community Management - Voluntary - Brighton
Ditch the Label is one of the UK’s most ambitious and innovative anti-bullying charities. We work closely with schools, colleges and young people to reduce the effect and prominence of bullying within the UK’s education system. We have been featured in most major nationwide newspapers, radio stations and TV channels and have a celebrity fan base that includes Gok Wan, Dr. Christian Jessen and Hannah Stodel, one of the Paralympians.

Our largest unique selling point is our brand: Ditch the Label is heavily targeted towards 13-21 year olds; with strong and striking messages that not only promote equality in a unique light but also teach young people that it is okay to be different. We run our own peer-to-peer support network, which has over 35,000 members across the world. The network enables any young person to sign up, share advice and build community with likeminded individuals. We also work closely with some of the world’s largest social networks, providing direct one-to-one and one-to-many support and advice.

We are a small but growing team and are now looking for a Community Manager to join our ranks on a part-time basis. The role is initially unpaid with a view to an eventual full-time salaried position for the right candidate. We will provide any relevant training and can also provide a reference for your CV. This is especially suited to a University student or somebody looking for a career in community and project management.

The key responsibilities are as follows:

- Overseeing the entire of our ‘DitchWorld’ network, housing over 35,000 young people
- Research and development of new campaigns, competitions and engagement activities on the network
- Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders with an active presence on the network
- Building and maintaining of a robust moderation system
- Working with marketing to build and execute a solid promotional strategy for the network

You should:

- Be able to commit at least 15 hours per week to the role; both at home and in office
- Have experience and successes with community management and/or marketing
- Be reliable, trustworthy, open and honest
- Have a strong ethos and passion for equality and a motive to help others
- Be creative minded and ready to be challenged
- Speak fluent English
- Be innovative, forward thinking and self-managing

If you are interested in joining our exciting team please use the form on this page to submit your application. Incomplete applications will be discarded. We will respond to your application within 10 working days.

+Open Applications - Brighton

As a guideline, we are primarily looking to fill the following roles:

- Digital and offline marketing assistants
- Counsellors and psychologists
- Grant experts
- Business development through sales, strategic partnerships and sponsorships
- Press relations and relationship development
- Technical support with an experience in HTML, PHP, MySQL and CSS essential
- Creatives involved in photography, media and design
- Copywriters
- Community events and moderation

All roles are voluntary but have the potential to lead on to full-time or part-time paid work for the right candidates. We know how to treat our staff and as a member of our team you will receive some great perks. We can also provide references for successful candidates retained beyond their initial trial period.

The roles are well suited to those studying at University or of whom have recently graduated. We will, however consider all applications regardless of background. Successful applicants will be invited to an interview; either face-to-face or through Skype if remotely working.

To apply for a position at Ditch the Label, please submit your CV, cover letter and application using the form to the right.

Good luck!

 

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