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As a member of the team, you have a real opportunity to help us shape our work and the impact we can have. You will be part of a team where everyone plays a role to make the organisation more sustainable. We’re innovative and respond to the needs of our communities.


Our organisation is driven by the following values:

Working at The Ubele Initiative

We’re a Living Wage employer. Our team represents diverse professional backgrounds. Working at The Ubele Initiative involves a flexible approach that fits in with your needs and projects.

Benefits of working at Ubele Initiative 

Our Office

Staff have the option to work out of one of our spaces, Wolves Lane Horticultural site which is based in North London or 3Space International House located in Brixton, South London. These spaces offer great opportunities for networking and meeting great thinkers, established businesses and entrepreneurs. Meeting new people from diverse backgrounds will enable you to grow and acquire more knowledge. We have adopted the office occasional hybrid working model where staff meet on designated days for collaboration and teamwork.

Learning and development

We have a committed approach to learning and development. As a staff member you will have access to the events, learning bites and workshops we host, as well as mentor support. Our team attends one week training in Europe each year.


We’re always eager to meet fresh talent, so look out for open positions.

If you have any questions regarding current vacancies or would be interested in joining our team and sending us your CV contact

Available Roles

Programme Manager for the Phoenix Way - Blackburn/North West

  • Location: Hybrid -
  • Department: The Phoenix Way
  • Closing Date: July 29th, 2023

Programme Manager - The Phoenix Way (TPW)

“The Phoenix Way seeks to ensure that no community is left behind.”

  • Salary: £35411 per annum

  • Hours of work: 37 hours per week

  • Location: Based in Blackburn and covering the North West (hybrid-working option may be available)

  • Term: Initially 12 months, possible extension to 5 years (subject to funding)

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to work on The Phoenix Way North West (TPWNW) – a ground breaking movement made up of leaders of colour.

We are looking for someone who believes in and is committed to racial justice work and must have the determination to drive this programme. You will be an experienced Programme Manager and be able to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people and organisations: locally, regionally, and nationally.

You will be responsible for TPWNW (sub-regionally and regionally) and will:

  • Engage with a wide and diverse range of stakeholders.

  • Create a clear delivery plan to meet TPWNW’s strategic objectives.

  • Programme management including monitoring and reporting for TPWNW.

The role is new and an excellent opportunity to help shape the future of TPWNW.

This post is initially for one-year fixed term, with the possibility of extension of up to five years, subject to securing funding. During the term, the successful applicant will be employed by Lancashire BME Network and managed by the Chief Executive.

Closing Date: 25th September 2023 at 9am

Originally posted here

The Phoenix Way is Hiring a Brand & Marcomms Agency

  • Location: Hybrid
  • Department: The Phoenix Way
  • Closing Date: September 22nd, 2023

The Phoenix Way is looking for a creative & communications agency to partner with us for the next 12-months (from October 2023)  

The Phoenix Way is a community-led initiative to improve socio-economic outcomes for Black & global majority communities in the UK. We are promoting fundamental changes in grant-making, centring the voices and experiences of those at the margins. We partner with a wide range of stakeholders, including third sector, corporates, and governmental organisations to shift the paradigm for our communities.   

The successful agency will work with us on: 

  • Key Messaging - including branding The Phoenix Way

  • Stakeholder Engagement 

  • Media & Public Relations 

  • Advocacy & Policy Influence 

  • Impact measurement & reporting 

If your agency is interested, please read the agency brief here and briefing form here and if you have any questions, please email: and cc. 

Proposals need to be submitted by Friday 22nd September 2023. 

If you have previously submitted a proposal and haven't had a response in the last few days, please resubmit to and cc. 

Read the news article here

YELC Environmental Justice Social Lab Facilitator

  • Location: Brixton, South London (and residential location is TBD)
  • Department: Young Emerging Leaders Collective
  • Closing Date: September 25th, 2023


We are looking for an experienced facilitator to help us deliver our YELC Environmental Justice Social Lab in 2023 and 2024 (dates below). We’re seeking someone who has a deep understanding of Environmental Justice; with experience of facilitating transformational learning programmes and has experience of working with Black and Racialised young adults aged 18-30 with lived experience of injustice. 

You will have a strong sense of justice, a proven commitment to community organising and building people’s capacity to challenge the injustice around them, and in their own heads and hearts. You will thrive in a fast paced and emergent environment, with a strong sense of care, compassion and accountability. 

Please see the full job description here, which includes details on how to apply.

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