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7 March 2012

Debate Mate: Job Opportunities‏

Debate Mate is looking for people to fill the following positions:
Programme Directors
Trainee Operations Manager

Debate Mate is a charity that uses debating to deliver key skills to young people in areas of high child poverty.  Focusing on developing communication, interpersonal and higher order thinking skills, and building confidence and self-esteem, Debate Mate uses university student debaters to deliver a range of innovative, cutting-edge educational programmes.

Debate Mate works with young people of ALL abilities, providing opportunities to children in some of the UK’s most challenging schools.

Based in the London Bridge area, but with programmes in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol, and operating in USA, Nepal and the UAE, Debate Mate is a rapidly expanding organisation.  2500 young people take part in Debate Mate clubs each week, 300 university students currently mentor on Debate Mate programmes, and Debate Mate runs some of the biggest debating competitions in the UK.  Debate Mate is supported by News International, Deutche Bank, Credit Suisse, BSkyB, JP Morgan, Clifford Chance, major hedge and investment funds, and others.
All posts will be starting in September.  Salaries: Competitive.  Job descriptions and what we are looking for in successful candidates can be found at
To apply please send a CV and cover letter to The deadline for applications is the 15:00 on the 30th March. 
Interviews will be taking place in May.  

For more detailed job descriptions visit


Debate Mate

Jessica Dix
Educational Development Director,
Debate Mate
CAN Mezzanine
32 - 36 Loman Street
t: 020 7922 8008
m: 07701077487
t: debate_mate
DEBATE MATE is a reg charity 1121222
“Debate Mate is a wonderful organisation which inspires children. The debating groups and training programmes are first class.."
- Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Ofsted, October 2011

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