Working for Comic Relief

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Having a job at Comic Relief isn’t quite the same as just 'having a job'.

The work we do really does make a difference. It really does change lives. So, if you’re serious about wanting to work here, our principles are below.

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Our values


Ambitious and determined to have a lasting impact


Nurturing relationships to create leverage and influence


Initiating and embracing challenges, opportunities and new ideas



Open, honest and transparent – continually improving our effectiveness


Passionate people with a shared commitment

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So, what's it like?

There’s lots of fantastic 'non-worky' stuff happening at Comic Relief too, like our softball club and choir, plus the yearly acoustic and band nights.

Our Staff Representation Group gives us the opportunity to raise issues about things we care about, for example environmental concerns and staff benefits, and our annual Learning at Work Week gives staff a fantastic opportunity to learn new professional skills and hobbies.

We also offer all our employees a comprehensive and competitive package of benefits including up to 30 days holiday, an excellent pension scheme, life insurance, childcare vouchers and a full employee assistance programme offering both a supportive helpline and cashback on day-to-day healthcare costs.

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Living Wage employer

Comic Relief has been accredited as a London Living Wage employer.

The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the 'Minimum Income Standard' for the UK.

Decisions about what to include in this standard are set by the public; it is a social consensus about what people need to make ends meet.

For more information on the Living Wage and being a Living Wage employer, please visit the Living Wage Foundation website.

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We want Comic Relief to appeal to as many people as possible, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural identity.

We're doing all we can to be more relevant to everyone - from employees to volunteers, celebrity supporters to committee members and all the fantastic fundraisers that do incredible things for us.

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