Our team strives to enhance the lives of disabled people across the world.

We are committed to enhancing the lives of as many disabled people as possible through our projects and by partnering with others. We also strive to ensure that everyone who works for Motivation feels valued, inspired and empowered to make a positive change.

Our team of passionate experts know the wheelchair sector inside out. We understand the challenges facing disabled people living in the developing world. The practical knowledge and skills of our front line staff is complemented by a strong back office team who focus on raising funds, keeping on top of finances and making sure operations run smoothly.

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Communications and Engagement Manager

Location: 2 days a week in Bristol Office with Home Working

Full-Time 36 hours a week

£30-35K (depending on experience)

We are looking for a dynamic and driven communications specialist who thrives on building networks and connections to drive funding, advocacy, and partnerships.  As comfortable developing strategy as you are at undertaking daily tasks such as social media updates, this is a great position for someone who holds a passion for inclusion and ensuring that the voices of disabled people are heard globally.  You will be confident in initiating conversations and looking for opportunities to engage people in Motivation's work through a wide range of channels including digital, PR and events.  You will be able to take complex information and turn it into engaging content for different audiences,  manage a busy workload and communicate effectively with a global team.  

To find out more about this role please read the Job Description and Person Specification here

To apply, please contact Harriet Stevens at [email protected] or phone 02078207305 for an initial conversation. 

We value diversity and equality and particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities and ethnic minority communities.

Fundraising Research Volunteer

8 hours a week (Flexible across the working week)

Home Based

We're looking for a volunteer to help find and research prospective funders to support our fundraising efforts from Trusts, Foundations and Corporates.  This will involve using online research to find funders from across the globe that match our aims and help us to gather the information needed to make successful applications

You will have some proven experience in research techniques and an interest in learning more about fundraising and international development.  You will be able to collate and summarise information clearly to provide the Fundraising team with the intelligence to create a pipeline for potential future support.

You will be joining a small but passionate team, where you will have the opportunity to make a visible, tangible impact on our external engagement and grow our fundraising potential. This is a great opportunity to make an impact in a global development organisation and to use your talents to advocate for inclusion and disability rights. 

This is an ideal role for an energetic,  self-starter with a passion for research and detail who understands the value and potential of building fundraising networks. You must be passionate about inclusion and equality

Read the full job description and person specification

To apply, send an email explaining your interest in the role and experience to Kay at [email protected] 

As the international development sector changes, we know Motivation must also evolve to achieve the greatest impact. Over the past year a new global focus on assistive technology for disability inclusion has emerged in politics and development. There has never been a better time for Motivation to influence wheelchair provision for future generations. 

To achieve this we are working towards a global model of operation. We are building the capacity of our regional teams so they can drive and deliver the change that is required. We are exploring new funding models. We are building our sustainability. All this will enable Motivation to be in the best shape possible to grow our long term impact for disabled people in developing countries. Now is an excellent time to join our team. Read more. 

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