Work with us

We are currently offering opportunities to support our work in bringing young people from the UK and Germany together, in the following areas of activity:

  • Youth engagement and programmes
  • Communications
  • School and youth partnerships, projects and grants

A total of 2-3 posts are available on a full- or part-time basis.

Training will be provided but an aptitude and willingness to learn and to acquire new skills is expected from all post holders.

The posts are designed as full-time posts, however, part-time arrangements are also possible. Remuneration will depend on the respective tasks and responsibilities and the applicant’s experience and skills, and will be based on public-sector pay scales. Starting fees will be from £30,000 p.a., pro rata. The appointments will be on the basis of a renewable one-year project consultancy contract. The posts are based in Central London, and flexible-working options are available. Applicants must be in possession of a valid work permit for the UK.

Closing date for applications: 1 December 2021
Start date: 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter

Applications received by the closing date will be handled with priority. Applications will be accepted until the job has been filled.

If you are interested in playing a part in developing UK-German youth relations, are keen to bring energy, quality and drive to the job and have an open, fresh and engaged approach, we would love to hear from you.

For further information, please see the detailed outlines of the posts on the following pages:

Coordinator, Youth engagement and programmes

Coordinator, Communications

School and youth partnerships, projects and grants

  • Application procedure
  • What to include

    Please indicate clearly which post(s) you are applying for.

    Your full application should include:

    • a CV of no more than two sides of A4, in which you demonstrate that you meet the requirements as outlined above
    • a covering letter (in English) of no more than two sides of A4 explaining why you are interested in working for UK-German Connection and how you meet the profile of the post you’re applying for; please also refer explicitly to how you meet the skills and competencies outlined in the previous section
    • two references or contact details for referees.
  • How to submit your application

    Please address your application to:

    Ute Paetzig
    UK-German Connection
    34 Belgrave Square
    SW1X  8QB

    and send it by email to

    Closing date for applications: 1 December 2021

    Please note: We regret that we cannot send acknowledgements of applications received. Only those candidates who are going to be invited for interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no agencies, please.