• JOIN THE TEAM

    EXCITED TO APPLY?

    If you are interested in applying please don’t hesitate to have a look at our current vacancies. We host regular meet and greets with the team both in-person and online so you can find out more about us and meet our team and our Alumni. Make sure to sign up for our next event or catch up on a recording from our most recent workshop.

     

    Excited but feeling a bit unsure about if these roles are for you? Don’t worry! Sign up here to make sure you’re notified of any new role that’s posted, or speak to a staff member at a meet-and-greet to discuss more.

     

    Finally, let’s also name the elephant in the room! Sometimes we all experience a bit of imposter syndrome. At the Advocacy Academy, we lean into this feeling. We believe that imposter syndrome is a manifestation of the oppression many of us face on a day to day. You don’t have to tick all the boxes for each role to apply. If you feel a pull towards a specific role and believe you could make a different we would love to hear from you!

  • COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

    REPORTING TO: CEO

    LOCATION: Brixton, South London/ Remote working considered

    CONTRACT: Fixed-term contract for two years, with potential for permanent extension (full time, part-time, job-share all considered)

    HOURS: TAA has flexible working hours

    START DATE: As Soon As Possible

    COMPENSATION: £50,000 - £55,000 (Payscales are under review and are likely to increase next year to match growth)

    BENEFITS: £1000 professional development fund, working from home stipend, TAA laptop and phone, (additional benefits package being finalised

     

    DEADLINE End of the Day 11th September 2022

    READY TO APPLY? Read our Job Description and apply to Hello@TheAdvocacyAcademy.com with the Subject Line "Commercial Director Application"

    MEET THE TEAM + ASK QUESTIONS We are hosting two open houses to allow prospective candidates to get to know us and ask us more questions about the role. You can find more details here:

  • NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US

    We aim to be representative of the community we are working with. We encourage applications from people of colour, those who identify as LGBTQIA, working class as well as differently abled people, those living with mental health conditions, refugees and migrants. We welcome people from all identities who are made to feel marginalised. Whilst these applications are encouraged, there are some roles at The Advocacy Academy which present some limits that may mean it is not suitable for some applicants. We have flagged any such limitation in each distinct job specification.

     

    We’re not just committed to being an equal opportunity employer, we actively celebrate diversity in all its forms. Let us know if we can do anything to make the application or interview process more accessible. If you are invited to interview, we will at that point ask you for any accessibility requirements or preferences.

     

    As an employer we make all reasonable adjustments to support employees in their work if they are disabled or have a health condition. We will support any application to the Government’s Access to Work scheme which could provide you with financial support to get the help you need to do all tasks successfully. We are happy to facilitate Access to Work assessments and reclaims, and would actively welcome applicants who would need this in order to do the job.

     

    All staff who work on our programme must have, prior to starting work, a returned satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) dated no earlier than 1st January 2021. The Advocacy Academy will assist the application for, and pay for the processing of, a new DBS for staff members where required.

     

    We welcome applications from people with convictions. Please disclose in your application if you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” (as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)) . We consider each person on their own merits, taking into account all the circumstances.

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To contact the data protection officer you should email amarah@theadvocacyacademy.com 
References to ‘we’, ‘our’ and ‘us’ within this Privacy Policy are to The Advocacy Academy.

The information we collect
This Policy applies to information you give us, through our website or by corresponding with us and information collected by us as you visit or interact with our website.
The data you provide may include:
Your name 
Your email 
Your contact details 

The data we collect about you may include, but  is not limited to:
Your IP address 
Information about your browser and operating systems 
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How we use your information
Any personal information we collect from this website is used in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and other applicable laws.
The information you provide allows us to do the following:

If you have made an enquiry then we will use your contact details to respond to your enquiry.
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To provide you with the information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about.
To notify you about changes to our services.
To protect keep our website safe and secure.
To improve our website and personalise it for you and your computer.
To provide interactive features
To measure the effectiveness of our advertising
It is our policy to ensure that your personal data is not made accessible to unauthorised individuals. We have taken reasonable steps to protect both the digital and physical storage of data.
We strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.
Your data may be kept if it is required for legal or accounting reasons.

Disclosure of your information
We may share your information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
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How long do we keep your data
We will not retain your personal information longer than necessary.
If legally required or if it is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our Terms and Conditions, we may also retain some of your information for a limited period of time as required, even after it is no longer needed to provide services to you.

Access to your personal information
1. If you would like to update or remove the data we have about you please submit a request to the data protection officer.
2. If you wish to unsubscribe from our email newsletter you should use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. Should this not work please contact the data protection officer, using the details at the start of this policy.
3. If you would like to request access to the data we have about you please submit a request to the data protection officer.
4. If an access request is deemed by us to be unfounded or excessive we may charge a reasonable fee. If you request further copies of your data then we may charge for administrative fees.

Complaints
If you wish to make a complaint about our use of your data please contact the data protection officer.
Updates to this policy
This Policy was last updated in August 2021.
Any changes we make to this policy will be posted to this page.