Careers: Not for Profit Organisations

Working has never been about earning money for me (although obviously we live in a world where things need to be paid for, and I would like to be appropriately recognised for the effort I have put into training with an appropriate wage), but more about making a difference in the world. Therefore, I am signing up with some of the following agencies:Charity JobGuardian Not for ProfitIdealistNotforprofitjobvacanciesProspectUsPublic Sector JobsThird Sector JobsTotal JobsAs a Christian, I…

Careers: Media Agencies/Academic Work

I'm hunting for either web content or lecturing work, and have identified a number of agencies specialising in media/web content work:Media Guardian (buy print newspaper on a Monday)Civil Service (Communications roles)Creative Pool AgencyPurple Recruitment ConsultancyFormula Won Media RecruitmentThe Blueprint (Digital Recruitment)Brand RepublicJob RapidoPlanet RecruitChinwag JobsProfiles CreativeReed AgenciesCareersandjobsukThe IT Job BoardPure Genie (online travel jobs)Amazon.co.uk (specific vacancies)There are only a couple of places that I know of that Universities advertise in. Looking on the websites of specific…

Bex Lewis: An Ordinary Life, An Extraordinary Journey

'Bex Lewis: An Ordinary Life, An Extraordinary Journey', Ladies Group, Cradley Baptist Church Invited by my Oak Hall guests to come and give my testimony, interwoven with stories of my travels. I aimed for a colourful presentation, plenty of images, thoughts on comparing the Christian life journey to some of my travels around the world. I'll see if I can find the presentation! October 2010

Finding a Souvenir in St Ives

“Cornwall is by tradition the home of the artist and the craftsman” notes a newspaper article as the Sloop Craft Market opens in the 1960s. By reputation, St Ives is one of the highlights of Cornwall, an ancient fishing village characterised by narrow lanes and alleyways, beautiful beaches, home to an internationally important arts community. In the Sloop craftsmen work behind large picture windows set in Cornish stone, producing woodwork, jewellery, rugs, and stained glass…

Interdisciplinary Research Officer, CIDRA, Manchester

Interdisciplinary Research Officer, University of Manchester  A new post in which I promoted cross-subject research and provide support for bids and grants within the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures. I continually worked with senior staff, including the Director of CIDRA (Professor Frank Mort), Director of Research (Professor Alison Sharrock), and Postgraduate Director (Professor Bertrand Taithe) and Head of School (Professor Penny Summerfield), along with the Research Development Manager on the development of CIDRA and interdisciplinary research…