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The Vegan Society is an anagram of The Nicest Voyage. Quite fitting, we think, as for many people veganism is a journey – and a pretty remarkable one at that. Regardless of where you are on your vegan journey, our staff are on hand to make it easier, healthier and more fun. And if you think you’d be great at helping others with this, read on, as this may be right up your street.

The Vegan Society makes veganism more accessible and an easily adopted approach by supporting individuals, policy and decision makers, caterers, manufacturers, health care professionals and the media.

Who we're looking for

Are you passionate about changing the way we treat animals? Do you want to help reduce damage to our environment? Do you want to get people to enjoy healthy vegan food that looks good and tastes great?

As individuals, we have a somewhat eclectic mix of skills, passions and idiosyncrasies… but it works. Probably because we all have one thing in common: we believe we’re onto something really special.

In order to meet our ambitious plans for the next few years, we need to recruit some new people to our team in our new offices conveniently located by Snow Hill station in Birmingham.

Our roles are typically a office-based, however remote working will be in place until social distancing measures are relaxed/removed. After these restrictions are eased a flexible work schedule could be considered.

What we offer

  • A fun and supportive team.
  • A solution-focused atmosphere and hard-working environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and health cash-back scheme.
  • Cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers scheme.
  • Animal companion compassionate leave.
  • Ethical pension scheme.
  • 28 days leave + 8 bank holidays.
  • Central Birmingham office location.

The Vegan Society as an organisation values equality, diversity, and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that tackles any structural discrimination or prejudice. We are actively trying to increase diversity in our organisation and encourage applications from all sections of the community.


Supporter Services Officer

The Role

The Supporter Services Officer (Membership) is an integral part of the team and the first point of contact for our member and supporter enquiries. You will work closely with Senior Supporter Services Coordinator to manage communications with our supporters and membership, assist with the implementation of strategies to drive our membership forward, as well as managing our membership database.

You will:

  • Be very well organised and detail-orientated.
  • Be an effective communicator.
  • Posess excellent customer service skills and have experience in managing databases.
  • Be a self-motivated individual who thrives in a busy environment.
  • Be highly successful at managing and building relationships with members and supporters.

Salary and Hours

This is a full time (37.5 hours per week) role with a salary of £23,541 - £29,577 per annum per annum.

How to Apply

The application deadline is 9am Monday, 16 November, 2020

Interviews will be held on Friday, 23 October, 2020

Please apply using the application form provided here and send to [email protected]. Please also complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form here.

If you having issues with the above .docx version of the application form, then please try filling in the PDF version here.

CVs cannot be accepted. No agencies.

To discuss this job role please email [email protected].

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Dietitian

The Role

The Dietitian will help deliver the charity’s nutrition service, working closely with the Senior Dietitian. The main aim of this service is to provide reliable information about vegan health and nutrition to the general public, the vegan community, caterers and health and nutrition professionals. The Dietitian will also support our campaigns and policy work by providing evidence-based content about vegan diets.

You will hold a Health and Care Professions Council registration.

You will have:

  • Experience of working as a dietitian after registration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to research the evidence base around health and nutrition topics.
  • Experience of providing constructive feedback about other people’s work.

The post is suitable for someone able to:

  • Work successfully to targets, delivering objectives and desired outcomes.
  • Be flexible and to travel within and outside of the UK.
  • Adhere to a vegan diet and lifestyle as far as is possible and practicable.

Salary and Hours

This is a full time (37.5 hours per week) role with a salary of £31,346 per annum.

How to Apply

The application deadline is 9am Friday, 6 November, 2020

Interviews will be held on Monday, 23 November, 2020

Please apply using the application form provided here and send to [email protected]. Please also complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form here.

If you having issues with the above .docx version of the application form, then please try filling in the PDF version here.

CVs cannot be accepted. No agencies.

To discuss this job role please email [email protected].

PDF icon Download the job description and person specification

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