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About UNA-UK

The United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK) is the UK’s leading source of independent analysis on the UN and a grassroots membership organisation with a network of supporters and local groups across the UK. Our vision is of a safer, fairer and more sustainable world, which we pursue through the promotion of an effective United Nations. We work towards this goal by:

  • explaining why the UN matters to key audiences in the UK and beyond
  • influencing decision-makers and opinion-shapers in support of UN ideals
  • generating a critical mass of public support for, and engagement with, the UN
  • working with educators and young people to foster a new generation of UN advocates
  • stimulating ideas and action on how the UN can operate more effectively and sustainably

Job Opportunities

Administrative Assistant – Maternity Cover

This is a fixed term full-time post for maternity cover, at the UNA-UK offices in central London with some remote working. 

Annual salary, including London weighting, will be £21,000 pro rata. Benefits include 25 days annual leave p.a. pro rata for the term of the contract, and 7% employer contribution to the company’s workplace pension scheme.

The post-holder will report to the Administrative Officer, and will be part of a small, dynamic UNA-UK team.

For a full job description, please click here.

To apply for the post, please complete and email the application form – together with your CV and a covering letter – to Lauren Muir at jobs@una.org.uk. with the subject line of ‘Administrative Assistant 2022’. Applications without all 3 documents will not be accepted. We would also be grateful if you could complete and submit our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

Deadline for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 21st November 2021. Applicants submitted after this time will not be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a telephone/zoom interview on Thursday 2nd December 2021 and an in-person interview on Thursday 9th December 2021. Please ensure you are available on these dates.

UNA-UK Chair - Board of Directors 

Voluntary position commencing in June 2022

The United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK) is the only charity in the UK devoted to building support for the UN amongst policymakers, opinion-formers and the public. UNA-UK is looking for an outstanding and inspiring individual to help this charity punch above its weight.

The past few years have seen our operating environment change drastically, with unprecedented global turmoil and domestic political volatility. We are proud to have risen to the challenge, with a dynamic team, significant campaign wins and a strong medium term financial position. As our current Chair completes the end of his term, we are looking for a new Chair to help us in a voluntary capacity as we seek to:

  • Build on our excellent reputation and record of achievement
  • Position ourselves as visionary organisation that embodies its values
  • Stay ahead of the curve as we create our ‘new normal’

As we are yet to have a female chair in our 75 year history, we particularly welcome applications from women, as well as from ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities.

Click here for further details and for instuctions on how to apply