Work with us

Working for Hand in Hand means bettering people’s lives, at scale, in some of the most challenging places on Earth. Collaborating across teams, functions, borders and cultures, you’ll make a real and measurable difference, every day.

Hand in Hand is a lean, nimble organisation, excited by innovation and with the programmes to prove it. From Communications and MEL to Fundraising and Programmes, our team supports hundreds of thousands of members every year. In turn, we support our team, providing a range of enhanced employee benefits that set Hand in Hand apart, including sector-leading parental leave and pension contributions. 

If you are interested in working or volunteering for Hand in Hand but can’t see any vacancies that match your job search right now, click here to upload a recent CV and we’ll be in touch with more opportunities in the future. 

We treat all applications equally, however we actively encourage applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBT+, who have a disability, as well as those from a working-class background, as these groups are currently under-represented in the charity sector. Our aim is to become a truly inclusive organisation, with a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.


Corporate & Philanthropy Fundraiser (DACH region)

We are seeking a dynamic Corporate & Philanthropy Fundraising Manager to join our dynamic, international team. You will lead proposals from concept through to submission, draft technical inputs, and engage with business donors and high-net-worth individuals in the DACH region, transforming prospects to secured funds.

To further expand our presence in the DACH region, are looking for someone who is either an experienced not-for-profit fundraiser skilled in securing substantial donations or a business development expert with a track record of closing high-value deals from long sales cycles. This role offers an unparalleled chance to make a lasting impact, elevating the Hand in Hand Network’s profile in the DACH region and collaborating with a passionate team and board members.

Location: Remote. DACH region within reach of Berlin.
Contract: Permanent, full-time. We invite you to raise suggestions for part-time or compressed hours.
Languages required: German fully fluent & English working knowledge
Starting date: As soon as possible
Salary: TVöD-orientiertes Gehalt (E 13) in EUR from €52,418 to €61,480 depending on candidate experience

For more information, and how to apply – please download the job description here.

Programme Development Manager

We are looking for a Programme Development Manager to join our friendly programmes team to identify, prospect and approach new institutional donors, while ensuring the effective delivery of a portfolio of institutional and corporate grants.

If you’re an innovative thinker and a self-starter with a clear track record of raising funds from and engaging directly with large institutional donors (governments, corporate foundations, etc) then we’d love to hear from you.

You can find out more and how to apply here.

Marketing Manager, Digital and Social (Part time)

We are seeking an outstanding Digital & Social Marketing Manager to raise the organisation’s visibility and support our growth. Your twin objectives will be to
create and execute an audience-focussed digital and social marketing strategy, and act as the marketing lead for our corporate partnerships.

The person we’re looking for will be a self-starter, have fantastic writing, editing and content creation skills, and love collaborating. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Location: Hybrid / London
Contract: 2.5 days a week, part time. We invite you to raise suggestions for part-time or compressed hours, including school hours.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Salary: £39,500 FTE (£19,750 pro-rata)

You can find out more and apply here.

Consultant to conduct a qualitative assessment of the Scale Up for Success Project, Kenya

Hand in Hand International are looking for a consultant (firm or individual)  to partner with to conduct a qualitative assessment of the Scale Up for Success project. The pilot project based in Kenya has worked with over 2,000 entrepreneurs with the aim of improving incomes through specific value chain and business skills training. The qualitative assessment will involve reviewing the efficacy of specific elements of the project which will feed into the strategic planning of future projects. If you are or know of an organisation that may be interested, please see the Terms of Reference.

Deadline for applications is 17th July 2024

Volunteer with us

If you’re looking for a change of career or a new challenge, spending a few months at Hand in Hand is a great way to find out if the International Development sector is right for you.

Hand in Hand offers a range of unpaid, voluntary placements in: HR, Finance, Events, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications, Social and Digital Media and assisting our Programmes Team with research, programme design and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).

By volunteering at Hand in Hand you will help us support women living in some of the world’s toughest places. In return we can offer:

  • One-on-one mentoring and support
  • Valuable experience in the charity sector
  • The chance to work with an award-winning team
  • Lunch and travel expenses
  • A reference and /or recommendation on LinkedIn

Who: We are looking for fluent English speakers who are motivated, proactive, organised and reliable, and can demonstrate excellent attention to detail. You will need to be familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, with the ability to conduct online research and a willingness to learn how to use new systems.

When: Volunteers usually commit to two to three days a week, with placements lasting from one to three months. Students often volunteer with Hand in Hand during university holidays.

We aim to offer as much flexibility as possible, to enable volunteers to work part time while they are with us.

Where: Internships can be remote or in our office in Baker Street.

How to apply: Please email Rosemary Hadzianni with:

  • Some information about you (or your CV)
  • What area of our work you are interested in (e.g. supporting the project team)
  • Your availability

We’d also really appreciate it if you could fill in our Diversity Monitoring Form.