Join the Team


Oxford Pride cannot operate without its volunteers and each years' success is down to it's volunteers and their experience of managing events. We are always looking out for new people with any level of experience to join our management team, get in touch with us secretary@oxfordpride.uk.

Current Vacancies:

Have you got an keen eye for figures, the ability to pay close attention to detail and previous experience for budgeting in a business enviroment? If so we are looking for you.

Responsibilities:

  • a) Managing, forecasting and budgeting of Oxford Pride Group accounts.
  • b) Forecasting the costs of the Festival events and Parade Day, and associated fundraising events (in liaison with relevant Committee Officers).
  • c) Issuing invoices and receipts for any income received.
  • d) Issuing purchase orders for expenditure, to be matched to invoices.
  • e) Providing a basic financial summary at all General Meetings, and a detailed financial report at the Annual General Meeting.
  • f) Providing up-to-date accounts to any Member of the Group on request.
  • g) Ensuring all monies are banked and recorded appropriately, in line with both Charity and Company Law.
  • h) Filing Annual Returns and Accounts (in liaison with external accountants).
  • i) Overseeing the financial regulations and contracts in line with Company Law, Charity Law, and the Policies of the charity (In liaison with the Chair and Secretary).
  • j) Managing any grants or funding schemes Oxford Pride Group may make available from time to time.
  • k) Being available throughout the annual Parade Day to answer any queries and to be in charge of any donations taken on the day (excluding in the case of illness or other exceptional circumstances).
  • l) Must attend all Board of Trustee Meetings (excluding in the case of illness, exceptional circumstances, holiday, or other suitable agreed reason).
  • m) Must assist the Chair in overseeing all activities of the Group, and step in as Acting Chair if for any reason the current Chair is unable to fulfil their duties.
  • n) Membership of Oxford Pride Group is compulsory.

For further information please contact the Secretary.

We are looking for strong, dynamic, driven individuals to drive Oxford Pride forward and ready for the future. You should have a good understanding of what the role of a Non-Executive Director entails and its importance to the governance & legal responsibility of the organisation. Ideally you will come from a professional or business background in the voluntary, public or private sector and have organisational and management experience. A background in fundraising, finance, corporate sponsorship, working with community groups or young people would be particularly useful to complement the current skills base of the board.

Responsibilities:

  • a) Overseeing all activities of the charity and acting as an advisor to the Management Committee.
  • b) Ensuring that the charity complies with Charity Law and with the requirements of the Charity Commission as a regulator.
  • c) Ensuring that the Management Committee prepare reports on what the charity has achieved, and file Annual Returns and Accounts as required by law.
  • d) Ensuring that the charity does not breach any of the requirements or rules set out in its Policies, and that it remains true to the charitable purpose and objectives defined within.
  • e) Acting as a neutral mediator should any dispute arise between any party (whether internal or external), with the ability to thoroughly investigate, produce a report on the dispute to the Members and Management Committee, and resolve the dispute.
  • f) Must attend at least one in every three General Meetings.
  • g) Must attend all Board of Trustee Meetings (excluding in the case of illness, exceptional circumstances, holiday, or other suitable agreed reason).
  • h) Must be a minimum of one Non-Executive Director, with a maximum of three in office at any one time, and may not hold any other role within the Group.
  • i) Membership of Oxford Pride Group is optional.

For further information please contact the Secretary or please download an application pack.

Have you got experience and knowledge of providing for those who have disabilities whether its hidden, visible, physical, mental health or other needs? We have an important role to play in ensuring all our events are available and accessible.

Responsibilities:

  • a) Working with the Oxford Pride Committee to promote accessibility requirements throughout the planning and management of Festival events and Parade Day, in line with Attitude is Everything’s Charter of Best Practice.
  • b) Identifying and communicating with potential groups and organisations to help improve Oxford Pride’s access provision.
  • c) Developing and maintaining records of Oxford Pride’s access activities in line with Attitude is Everything’s Charter of Best Practice.
  • d) Promoting Oxford Pride’s access achievements to stakeholders and to people who may benefit from the charity’s activities.
  • e) Ideally, familiarity with dealing with access requirements and supporting people with disabilities, mental health conditions or other additional needs, in either a personal or professional capacity.
  • f) Membership of Oxford Pride Group is compulsory.

For further information please contact the Secretary.

Have you got sales experience? We are looking for a keen and experienced person to take overall responsibility of our commerical marketplace and food vendors for our Pride day and events.

Responsibilities:

  • a) Organising and managing the bookings of commercial and charity stalls for Oxford Pride Parade Day.
  • b) Selling concessions such as bars, food stalls, fun fairs etc. at the discretion of the Management Committee (in liaison with relevant Committee Officers).
  • c) Designing the layout of stalls and concessions (in liaison with the Operations Officer).
  • d) Working in consultation with the Operations Officer to ensure that all stalls and concessions are suitably contracted and that required licenses have been obtained.
  • e) Assisting with the provision of a Family Area and Quiet Zone during Oxford Pride Parade Day (in liaison with the Community Officer).
  • f) Assisting with set up and take down on Oxford Pride Parade Day (within reason).
  • g) Membership of Oxford Pride Group is compulsory.

For further information please contact the Secretary.


Become a Member

By becoming a member of Oxford Pride you show committement and support to our activities, membership also gives you voting rights at meetings and allow you to stand as a Committee Member. To become a member of Oxford Pride Group, contact the Secretary or your welcome to just turn up at our next meeting which are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month between 7pm and 9pm at the Town Hall in Oxford. Membership is required to vote on any decisions, but anyone is allowed to contribute ideas, and ask questions of the committee.

Become a Trustee

We are seeking a Trustee to join our dedicated Board of Trustees.

Trustees provide an essential and legal requirement for all charitable organisations. Trustees are recruited to take overall responsibility of the organisation, ensuring that the charity delivers its charitable aims and works within both recommended and legal guidelines. Further information on the requirements and responsabilities of a Trustee can be found on the Charity Commission for England & Wales website - http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/trustees-staff-and-volunteers/trustee-role/becoming-a-trustee/

We are looking for strong, dynamic, driven individuals to drive Oxford Pride forward and ready for the future. You should have a good understanding of what the role of a Trustee entails and its importance to the governance of the organisation.

Ideally you will come from a professional or business background in the voluntary, public or private sector and have organisational and management experience. A background in fundraising, finance, corporate sponsorship, working with community groups or young people would be particularly useful to complement the current skills base of the board.

Trustees meet on a 2-monthly basis between 18:00 and 18:45 on the 3rd Tuesday of the month and Management Committee meetings every 3rd Tuesday of the month between 19:00 and 21:00. We ask that prospective Trustees are able to commit themselves to at least 5 of the 7 Board of Trustees meetings and 10 of the 12 Management Committee meetings.

For further information please contact the Secretary or please download an application pack.

Oxford Pride is a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer life in Oxfordshire. The events supporting or arranged by Oxford Pride promote awareness of LGBT issues and lifestyles by providing information, education and entertainment in a safe and encouraging environment.

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