Vacancy with Show Racism the Red Card (NOW CLOSED)

Show Racism the Red Card is seeking to recruit a Fundraising Support Worker based in our Head Office in North Shields.

35 hours per week

NJC Pay Scale 14 – 17 Scale 3: £16,781 - £17,772

6% pension

Fixed term until 31st October 2018

The post involves raising awareness of Show Racism the Red Card’s annual Fundraising event, Wear Red Day (WRD).

Promoting Wear Red Day within target organisations across the UK (schools, trade unions and private sector organisations), primarily by telephone to obtain commitment to support WRD.

Wear Red Day is a national day of action, encouraging people to wear red and pay £1 to support Show Racism the Red Card.

A full report on Wear Red Day 2017 can be found here:

Wear Red Day 2018 will see young people and adults arrive at school and work wearing any item of red clothing to demonstrate their stance against racism and help raised much needed funds to support the delivery of anti-racism education across the UK.


#WRD18 takes place in Scotland on 5th October 2018

and in England & Wales on 19th October 2018.


This important role involves also involves database administration and close liaison with Managers to maximise support for WRD18 in each region.  

The postholder will also be responsible for organising the timely dispatch of support materials to participants, as well as other administration support as may be required.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills, a confident telephone manner, experience in a similar role and administrative experience.

They will need a high level of motivation and have the ability to work with minimum supervision but still capable of working as an effective team member.  Organisational, planning skills and the ability to prioritise workload are a must. 


To download an application pack please click the link below or write to: 

Show Racism the Red Card

The Linskill Centre

Linskill Terrace

North Shields

NE30 2AY


Deadline for receipt of application forms is Tuesday 24th April 2018 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held early May 2018 in North Shields.

Applications for part time working will be considered.

If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

Show Racism the Red Card aims to be an equal opportunities employer.