WORKING AT COMIC RELIEF

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.

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What we do

Comic Relief is a major charity based in the UK, with a vision of a just world, free from poverty. We have invested over £1 billion since 1985, supporting vulnerable people and communities in the UK and overseas. Through humour and stories of hope, we’ve shown that people can make a massive difference.

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Our Values

We are determined optimists who believe the world can be better. That means we’re proud of what we’ve done so far but always committed to social change.

Values

HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOUR, ALWAYS

Even if we’re facing adversity, or fighting for change, we can raise a smile.

INSPIRE A CULTURE OF GENEROSITY

Through unique relationships with schools, the public, and fundraising.

BREAK DOWN BARRIERS

By being brave, acting in solidarity, and standing up for what is right.

MAKE MEANINGFUL CHANGE

Putting people with experience of the issues we care about at the heart of decision making.

WALK THE WALK

Giving respect, and positivity, to the work of Comic Relief internally and externally.

SHARE THE STAGE

Enabling people to tell their own stories on our platforms. And listening.

MAKE IT PERSONAL

We celebrate diversity of experience as our greatest resource and strength.

WHY WORK WITH US

We offer all our employees a comprehensive and competitive package of benefits:

Inclusive Hiring

Inclusive Hiring

We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, different styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. 

Inclusivity

We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:

  • Be valued for being yourself

  • Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed

  • Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background

  • Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.

Disability Confident scheme

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we take positive action by providing first-round interviews to candidates who have a registered disability, provided they meet the minimum criteria for the role, as demonstrated on their CV.

We ask that candidates that wish to be considered for this scheme indicate so in the relevant area of the job application, or email c.cole@comicrelief.com(opens in new window) to discuss further.

The Mayor's Good Work Standard

The Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard was officially launched in summer 2019 – part of his commitment to making London the best city in the world to work. We are pleased to be one of the first official Good Work Standard employers in London. We believe this is an important recognition of our commitment to our people providing them with a healthy, fair and inclusive workplace.

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Pride

Comic Relief is proud to support Pride. We respect and support everyone’s right to choose who they want to be and who they choose to love. So for over 25 years, we’ve funded work that has challenged stigmas, fought for equal rights, and supported those who have been marginalised and discriminated against.

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 'Mini mum Income Standard' for the UK.

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

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Open Roles

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.

Open roles

FAQS

How do I apply?

We use Applied for our job listings. You can view open roles and vacancies here.

What is Applied?

Applied is a recruitment website that ensures a fair recruitment and selection process. You can find our more on their website(opens in new window).

Can I apply for a role directly?

Our jobs are all listed on Applied to ensure consistency and fairness.

When will I hear back?

Candidates will generally hear back after the closing date, as soon as possible. As many of our team are involved in internal travel and have busy schedules, this can take up to a month.

Who is Charlotte Cole and can I be her friend?

Charlotte Cole is our Recruitment Manager. Unfortunately, friendships with members of staff cannot be guaranteed.

Unanswered questions?

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