Help spread the word about Red Pepper!

Red Pepper magazine needs a Volunteer and Admin Co-ordinator

£6800 per annum (review pending), two days per week (some flexibility with days), based in our London office.

Can you communicate with passion and energy about Red Pepper and recruit and coordinate a network of volunteers around the UK to promote and sell our magazine?

Red Pepper is looking for an enthusiastic, organised and flexible person to join our team of staff and volunteers. You will be responsible for coordinating our presence at events and conferences around the UK, volunteer involvement and our office admin.

Experience (voluntary or paid) of volunteer coordination and managing computer databases.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Fiona Osler by 18 May 2011 (interviews 23 May). fiona[at]

Job description and person specification


The post holder will be required to:

  • Work with the Board, Publisher and Editorial team to maintain and develop the magazine’s subscriber base and fundraising capacity
  • Coordinate the work of volunteers in performing a variety of administrative, promotional and fund-raising tasks
  • Manage the magazine’s promotional presence at conferences and events and arrange for the distribution of magazines to venues (including drawing up a timetable of events)
  • Respond to email and telephone queries from subscribers, contributors and others
  • Support the publisher in sending out regular and occasional mailings to subscribers and other groups
  • Act as the Secretariat for meetings of the Red Pepper Board, including circulating agendas and taking minutes of meetings
  • Log and request the receipt of books for review and to dispatch to contributors

    Person Specification:


    The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:
  • Familiarity and sympathy with the political outlook of Red Pepper magazine
  • Experience of coordinating the work of interns/volunteers in a voluntary/not-for-profit/campaigning environment
  • Capacity to effectively plan a varied workload and manage time efficiently
  • Knowledge and experience working with databases
  • Good interpersonal, communication and team working skills
  • Able to take the initiative and be a self-starter with a framework and structure

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