People & Planet is the largest student network in Britain campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.

We will now be recruiting for our Fundraising Manager in 2018, please direct any enquiries to recruitment2017@peopleandplanet.org


We’re a student-led movement that empowers young people with the skills, confidence and knowledge they need to make change happen, at home and globally. Over the years, student activists have:

  • helped 1,200 Honduran workers get their jobs back following the world’s largest ever garment boycott

  • forced the education sector to take climate change seriously, driven by the People & Planet University League

  • made the 3rd largest UK pension fund, USS, the first to publish an ethical investment policy following our Ethics for USS campaign

  • helped secure the world’s first Climate Change Act and organised the UK’s largest ever climate demonstration

  • got the G8 to pledge 100% access to HIV/AIDS treatment

  • forced the UK government to cancel $88bn of developing country debt as key members of the Jubilee 2000 campaign

People & Planet is committed to empowering students to campaign against the structural causes of global poverty and environmental destruction. Established in 1969, People & Planet is an organisation that punches above its weight campaigning for global justice. It's an exciting, dynamic place to work, with a warm and friendly team of dedicated campaigners.

People & Planet is the UK’s largest student network campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.

we are recruiting an Operations Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join People & Planet as a central driver of our support team. We have a powerful team of campaigners and movement builders  supporting our national student network to achieve extraordinary wins for social and climate justice. But behind them sits our brilliant support team. We are looking an Operations Manager who is passionate about the cause, but equally about providing seamless and efficient working environment to help us win. We need someone who is highly organised, meticulously detailled but action-oriented to keep this amazing team functioning at its peak. We operate in a non-hierarchical structure and so we are ideally looking for someone with relevant or transferable experience in this area too.

Download the full Job Description and person specification here

People & Planet particularly encourages applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, trans people, queer people, people with disabilities and people with caring responsibilities and other groups typically under-represented in campaigning organisations. We are committed to make reasonable adjustments to enable any candidate to show their suitability for a role within People & Planet.

We’re a small, friendly team who work creatively and flexibly together to achieve our goals of empowering students to campaign for social and environmental justice. Many of us work part-time from our East Oxford office. Unlike most organisations, People & Planet does not have a CEO or single Director. The management team of Co-Directors runs the organisation collaboratively with oversight from our trustee board which is made up of a majority of elected students. On completion of a successful 3 month probation period you will be elected to the position of Co-Director and will take a share of the leadership responsibilities.

Contract: Permanent position. Part time: 28 hours per week. Core days Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Starting: Week commencing 1st January 2018 or nearest date thereafter

Location: East Oxford office. Remote working is not available for this role

Salary: £29,684 pro rata (£23,747 per annum)

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 27th November 2017

We are deeply committed to equality, diversity, liberation and social justice and we welcome applications from anyone who shares these values. We find that people with diverse perspectives and experiences improve and refresh the way People & Planet works and we welcome news ideas and ways of working.

If you think you have the skills, experience and attributes that match what we're looking for and you are inspired to work with the biggest student network in the UK campaigning on social and environmental justice please apply by completing an application form below and either post or email it to us by 5pm on Monday 27th November 2017.

Open Office application form

Microsoft Word application form

Please note we do not accept CVs


People & Planet 106-108 Cowley Road Oxford OX4 1JE

Please contact recruitment@peopleandplanet.org if you have any queries