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Organisation name
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
Salary
£39,600 / FT year salary
Closing date
Job location
London
Hours
Permanent, Part-time/Full-time
About this Role

The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Office in London is looking for a Project Manager (permanent, full-time or part-time). The position is located in Vauxhall, London. The project region includes GB and Ireland. Starting 1 March 2021. Salary: £39,600 / FT year salary.

Summary

The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung is a German political foundation that operates both nationally and internationally. In keeping with its namesake, it is committed to the thought and action of the socialist activist Rosa Luxemburg.

Our work seeks to support emancipatory political actors, and help forge alternative social models founded on democratic socialist values. We support activities that critically engage with economic politics, EU-Integration, Feminism, Migration, Antifascism and History. We work to promote peace, democracy, social justice and democratic socialism.

The RLS London office has been set up over the past year. The office is working with a range of different partners across the UK and Ireland and will be focusing on developing and supporting projects in the following work streams:

1. Building Economic Democracy in a Post-Industrial Age

2. From a Colonial Past to Contemporary Struggles for a Multicultural & Antiracist Present

3. The Power of Political Education

4. Essential Organizing Models for a Brave New World

Your tasks include:

  • preparing, implementing and evaluating projects and events and managing their funding,
  • preparing reports and detailed documentation on the events, along with materials and articles for PR purposes
  • supporting partners in the preparation of projects, events and researches including administration and full documentation procedures,
  • cooperation and maintaining contacts with institutions, NGOs, Initiatives and other partners,
  • working with partners to produce studies on relevant political issues, including administrative tasks and detailed documentation,
  • performing general office tasks
  • developing projects in house in line with 2 of our areas of focus (1. Building economic democracy in a Post/-Industrial Age, 2. From a Colonial Past to Contemporary Struggles for a Multicultural & Antiracist Present)

What we require:

  • A relevant educational background and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and event organization, particularly in collaboration with NGOs, social movements and other political/civil society players including administrative handling, planning, organizing, reporting and documentation
  • Very good knowledge of the political landscape in Great Britain and Ireland especially on left actors and policies
  • Good computer skills and willingness to handle new project management software, familiarity with social media is a plus
  • Inter-cultural competence
  • Strong communication and organizational skills - independently and within a team, collegiality is essential
  • Willingness and availability to travel and to occasionally work on weekends and evenings
  • A commitment to the aims and objectives of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  • Knowledge of the German language is advantageous but not required
  • A background in political economy and/or postcolonial/anti-racist movements is desirable

What we offer:

  • A diverse field of responsibility with great potential for creativity and development
  • A broad international network of RLS-offices and partners
  • An open minded and friendly work environment
  • £39,600 / FT year salary
Further information

How to apply

Please send your detailed job application in English, including a motivation letter (1-2 pages), CV, University Diploma or other relevant profession certificates and two references by email (preferably in one file) by 31st of January 2021 by e-mail under the subject JOB APPLICATION to emma.williams@rosalux.org. Please specify in your application if you are applying for a part-time or full-time position.

Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Job interviews will take place in the week of the 8th of February 2021.

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone and doing what it can to address the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds. As such, we especially welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGTBQIA; and people from working-class backgrounds.

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