Security Manager

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Your Pride in London

Pride in London is wholly run by a group of volunteers who are passionate about equality and diversity. We are a not-for-profit organisation, and any surplus funds we raise are used to support the LGBTQ community and improve the event. Together, we run the UK’s biggest, most diverse pride, and around the year we make sure we provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, non-binary, asexual, polysexual, genderqueer and gender variant people) to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow them to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing. Pride in London includes people of every race and faith, whether disabled or able-bodied, and all sexualities and genders including lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex, trans*, genderqueer, gender variant or non-binary as well as straight and cis allies. Over 200 people volunteer year-round to help us deliver what has become a world-class Pride. We are already a pretty diverse bunch, but we are looking to add to our diversity and are especially keen to receive applications from the BAME, Trans, Bi, Non-binary and Queer communities. Gender equality is always a key consideration for us.

Your new team
Our organisation is home to over 200 year-round volunteers with another 1000 supporting us on the day of Pride. The Volunteer Engagement directorate has responsibility of recruiting, training and taking care of the wellbeing of our volunteers. IT @ Pride in London is a newly formed team, within the Volunteer Engagement directorate, taking ownership of technical properties for the entire organisation. The team is responsible for the security, maintenance and ongoing improvement of both internal services (e.g email, tools) and external services (e.g brand accounts and domains) working across all teams to provide guidance, training and support in IT related matters. The team fosters a culture of shared responsibility, decisions are made by members of the team and other stakeholders as part of small, focussed working groups.

Your new Volunteer Role
● Chair the IT Security Working Group
● Provide technical leadership to team in implementation of IT security
● Lead the development and maintenance of the Pride in London IT security policy
● Shared responsibility for the ongoing protection of systems and accounts
● Oversight and contribution to the organisation wide security guidelines

Who you are
● Well versed in cyber security theory and practise. Some phrases and terms you should
be familiar with:
○ SSL / Encryption
● Competent communication and leadership skills
● Comfortable presenting in front of people
● This is a role that requires long-term commitment. Time required will be 4-6 hours per
week with regular (remote) meetings within working groups.

What you’ll get joining Pride in London
● A friendly and welcoming induction course and a variety of training that’s offered
throughout the year
● An opportunity to get new and relevant experience
● A chance to broaden your network
● Play an important part in delivering the Pride in London event
● Social opportunities to meet the diverse and friendly bunch who volunteer for Pride in


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Our Culture

Our volunteers are driven and passionate about what they do. Putting on one of London's largest one-day events requires dedication and perseverance. 

Although a lot of our work is completed remotely, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with your team and others throughout the year to not only plan what's ahead but to socialise too. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people to join the organisation so we can provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. 

Already working at Pride in London?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.


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