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! Marketing 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.

We are currently one of the fastest growing and most hyped about charities in the UK with media features in practically every major newspaper, radio station and TV channel. Recent features include The Times, The Telegraph, The New York Times, The Independent, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 5, ITV1, Sky News, BBC 1 and Channel 5.

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 Marketing Assistant to join our ranks on a part-time basis. The role is unpaid but comes with relevant training and will look great on your CV. There may be part-time or full-time salaried positions available in the future to the appropriate candidates. This role is especially suited to a University student or somebody looking for a career in events, digital media or marketing.

The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Social media strategy and day-to-day management, includes running campaigns, competitions and content marketing
  • Overseeing the management of our peer-to-peer support network – building and executing marketing and engagement strategies
  • Helping to manage other areas of marketing, fundraising and events
  • Engaging with online influencers and bloggers
  • Building and maintaining relationships with brands, celebrities and media outlets online

 

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 digital marketing environments
  • Be familiar with the key social networks
  • 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! 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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