Working for the NFWI

Would you like to work for the WI and help make a difference to women, providing them with educational opportunities, a chance to build new skills and campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities? The NFWI employs around 90 people working in a variety of roles at Head Office in London, Denman, the WI College in Oxfordshire and our office in Wales.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team to help maintain the WI’s status as a celebrated institution with the largest women’s membership in the UK.

Why not look at our links below and apply today? If there are no current vacancies at this time, thank you for looking and please do check back on a regular basis.

Some of the benefits of working for us

  • A fully auto-enrolled contributory Personal Pension scheme with maximum employer contributions set at 8%
  • A holiday entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays, pro rata for part time staff
  • Membership of a Healthcare scheme (non-contributory)
  • Enhanced sick, maternity, paternity and shared parental pay subject to qualification
  • Interest-free Season Ticket Loan (London only)
  • Cycle to work scheme

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Head of Training

Based in Oxfordshire
£40,858 per annum
35 hours per week

In this role, you will work with our Membership Development Committee and will have responsibility for providing support to a team of National Trainers and Lead Judges.

As well as designing and sometimes delivering training programmes, you will develop training materials for both online and face-to-face training and get involved in webinar sessions with trainees.   You will also take the lead in preparing grant funded applications and preparing and monitoring budgets for all externally funded training events.

In addition, you will manage a team of staff that support the Craft, Science and Leisure and Food and Garden committees who have responsibility for taking forward the committees’ plans for the coming year/s.

Having previously worked in a similar role training or tutoring adults, you will be a qualified assessor with a solid background in writing and designing engaging training materials for both online and face-to-face sessions. You will also have up-to-date knowledge of training techniques and be comfortable working with Laser Learning Awards and City & Guilds qualifications. Strong management experience is  essential.

For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources department, on or 020 7371 9300 ext. 231.

Closing date: 24 October 2018.

No media or agencies please.

Finance Department Administrator

Administrative Secretary - Food & Garden Committee

Contact the NFWI

  • Phone: 020 7371 9300
  • Open hours: 9am–5pm Mon–Fri
  • Address: 104 New Kings Road, London SW6 4LY

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