Research for Action is recruiting an Advocacy & Communications Coordinator for a campaign to put public interest at the heart of local government audit. The purpose of your work will be to increase the impact of our research that aims to improve local democracy through a focus on audit, accountability and governance structures. This is a new role in a small worker co-operative, so you will be instrumental to shaping it and take an active role in running the organisation.

This is initially a 12-month contract for three days a week, mainly working from home with a salary of £19,656 (£32,760 pro rata).  Occasional travel to London or Leeds, where existing co-op members are based, is involved.

To find out more about the role please download an application pack and fill out our anonymous equal opportunities monitoring form here.


Please submit your CV and cover letter to info@researchforaction.uk by 23.59 on Sunday 8th May 2022.

Interviews will take place in either Leeds or London between Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th May. If you have not been invited to an interview by 19th May this means that your application has not been successful. 


Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements which would enable you to participate in the recruitment process more fully or which you may want us to consider in relation to the selection process. Any request will not impact on our decision making. Please let us know if you would like to receive the application pack in a different format.