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Information last updated on June 11, 2021

We are hiring!

Communications & Campaigns Manager

Are you an experienced media, campaigns and digital specialist with vision and flair? Have you got the skills to lead our advocacy against indefinite detention in immigration removal centres and to press for wider reform of the UK asylum and immigration system? Then we want to hear from you!

We’re looking for a Communications & Campaigns Manager to build on a number of significant successes over the past two years in the face of an increasingly hostile Government. You would line manage our Communications and Campaigns Officer and also work closely with our Director, Deputy Director & Lived Experience Campaigns Coordinator as part of our campaigns team.

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 28th June

Interviews: week commencing 5th July

To apply: please complete the forms below and send them to james@detentionaction.org.uk, or send it in an envelope marked “Recruitment” to: James Wilson, Detention Action, Unit 1.8, The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA.  We will acknowledge receipt of all applications sent by email.

Communications & Campaigns Manager – application pack

Communications & Campaigns Manager – personal-details-form

Equal opportunities monitoring form (optional)

NB: Detention Action practices blind recruitment. As such we ask that you send the personal details form and application pack as separate documents.

Office Manager

Detention Action is also recruiting for a new Office Manager! This is a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of the organisation and contributing to our important work challenging immigration detention in the UK.

If you’re highly organised and committed to human rights for all – regardless of where you’re from – then we want to hear from you!

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 21st June

Interviews: week commencing 28th June

To apply: please send your completed the forms below and send them to recruitment@detentionaction.org.uk, or send it in an envelope marked “Recruitment” to: Izzie McIntosh, Detention Action, Unit 1.8, The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA.  We will acknowledge receipt of all applications sent by email.

Office Manager – application pack

Equal opportunities monitoring form (optional)

Office Manager – personal-details-form

NB: Detention Action practices blind recruitment. As such we ask that you send the personal details form and application pack as separate documents.

Other opportunities

If you are working on detention issues or campaigns, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch.

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