Global Coordinator

NSWP values diversity and encourages applications from sex workers and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a sex worker-led organisation, this post is reserved for suitably qualified applicants who have sex work experience.

The current NSWP Global Coordinator is retiring on 31 December 2022 after 12 years’ service, and we are now seeking to fill this post.

The Global Coordinator is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organisation, working under the guidance of the Board of Directors, and is responsible for results achieved. They will have responsibility for overseeing a working environment that supports the effective implementation of programmes and achievement of goals and are required to maintain strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, from sex worker communities around the world, other social movements and civil society organisations, academics, donors and international agencies – supported by the Operations and Programme Management and the Communication, Policy and Programme teams.

The role will require a combination of strong fund raising, interpersonal, leadership and networking skills, with an ability to recognise and address different regional networks and members’ needs at the same time as maintaining and strengthening consensus across NSWP membership and building alliances with like minded organisations, networks and social movements.

This is an interesting and challenging position that requires a high degree of autonomy and initiative.

Please see the full Terms of Reference on our website for the position.

INTERESTED? Request an application pack, including the application form that must be used for all applications from: or download here. Please indicate clearly which position you are applying for. CVs will not be considered.

NSWP will consider applications from individuals interested in working as a staff member based in Edinburgh or as a consultant working remotely.

NOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: NSWP, as a global member-based organisation, welcomes applications from people worldwide.  NSWP is currently licensed as a Sponsoring Employer with the UK Home Office for international recruitment and can support the successful candidate’s application for a UK work visa. If you are currently based in the UK NSWP is legally obliged to ask for documentation to validate your right to work in the UK. Applicants based abroad are employed as consultants based in their countries of residence and will be expected to work remotely. All successful applicants will be asked to provide two pieces of identification as proof of identity and residential address to enable NSWP to meet UK audit regulations.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday 14 August 2022 @  23.59 hours GMT

INTERVIEWS: To be held week commencing 29 August 2022 via Zoom.