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Current Vacancies

We’re looking for a Director of Operations who will oversee, safeguard and improve operational efficiency across its various internal departments. This is a role that supports the newly appointed Executive Director in accelerating the development of the RJC and its strategic goals. It is likely that you will be an Operations Leader with strong knowledge of sustainability issues around the jewellery and watches supply chain, with the ability to lead and motivate a group of passionate, purpose-led, and talented individuals.


Role & Responsibilities

As the Director of Operations, you will be:

  • Supporting the Executive Director, Board and Exco in all matters of the organisation, advising on, and implementing ExCo and Board decisions.
  • Taking a lead role in reviewing and approving all new member applications. You will also implement revisions to the application criteria for potential members.
  • Managing recruitment and transition for new staff and overseeing the HR and performance management programme to motivate a high-performing team.
  • Overseeing the budget, ensuring expenditure has maximum impact against the organisational mission and goals. ​
  • Acting as the spokesperson for the RJC with trade media, working with the ED and the Communications team to build RJC’s profile across relevant trade media. Representing RJC on industry panels, and proactively seeking opportunities to take part in industry panels.




You will be able to leverage the following experience/skills in this role:

  • Established operations leader with the ability to foster a culture of mutual respect, collaboration and transparency that allows team members to feel included, valued and appreciated.
  • Knowledge and experience within sustainability issues around the jewellery and watches supply chain is key to the role, from mining to refinery and retail.
  • Strong leadership skills to drive forward problem-solving and increase efficiency/improve processes within the organization.
  • Excellent communicator who interacts with and influences stakeholders and staff at all levels, including an aptitude for public speaking whilst attending trade shows.
  • Raising RJC’s profile to the trade audience is key to the role, so you should have the appetite to be part of panel discussions, as well as be a spokesperson for trade press.


Job Details

  • Job Title: Director of Operations
  • Reporting to: Executive Director
  • Contract: Permanent / Full Time
  • Salary: Highly negotiable + package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Hybrid / United Kingdom + international travel



Full job description

How to Apply

If you are an operations leader with strong knowledge of the jewellery and watches supply chain, and are now looking for a role in pushing forward the social and environmental performance of the jewellery and watches industries, this is the perfect challenge for you. Please reach out to Canace Wong at for more information on the role.

Candidate Profile

Do you dream of creating a new voice in the world of responsible jewellery? Our messaging brings businesses and consumers together globally and we’re looking for a writer and visual storyteller with depth and gravitas but also a touch of beauty and poetry. You are a talented storyteller with a passion for simple but informative written and visual language. You have a collaborative spirit and are skilled in moving and static design. Candidates with at least three years of content creation experience and two years of video and ad creation are preferred.

This is a skills-based role, you will be responsible for creating all content (from ideation to production), and you will need to be comfortable translating strategy into simple, readable prose.

Job Purpose

We are a leading industry body that champions responsible business practices. Our mission is to ensure that all watches and jewellery are made in a way that put people and planet first. We have great stories to tell and we need you to create them across web, social media, newsletters and much more.


Role & Responsibilities

  • Writing, posting and responding to social content, updating the website, compiling and sending newsletters, responding to trade interviews and speech writing.
  • Making ‘How to…’ and training videos and walkthroughs.
  • Turning complex ideas and processes into visually appealing and easy-to-understand infographics, charts and diagrams.
  • Data visualisation and conversion of existing reports and documents into informative and engaging branded content.
  • Planning and implementing content in conjunction with the Comms and Marketing team.
  • Coming up with ideas for forward planning and digital campaigns and strategy.

Job Details

  • Job Title: Master Storyteller (Middleweight Content Creator)
  • Reporting to: Marketing Manager
  • Contract: Permanent / Full time
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Hybrid / United Kingdom

Full job description

How to Apply

  1. Download the full job description and familiarise yourself with the role and responsibilities.
  2. Write a cover letter to highlight how your education and experience align with the position. Please include when you would be able to start.
  3. This is a skill-based position – please send your portfolio and / or showreel and a 1 page CV. Please include examples of video edits, social media posts, infographic design (specifically, converting complex information into easy to understand graphics). You can include live and pro-active work (share what shows your abilities best). Email  to

Equal Opportunities

The RJC believes one of the fundamental ingredients of running a successful organisation is the provision of a working environment which is truly representative of all sections of society and for each employee to feel respected and to be able to bring their true and unique selves to work. The RJC’s policy is to provide equality, fairness and respect for all in our employment and provide equal opportunities in all aspects of employment. The RJC is committed to the fair and equal treatment of applicants. The RJC is an equal opportunities recruiter and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, social or economic background, age or any other protected characteristic.

Right to work in the UK

We have a legal responsibility to ensure that all our employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. If we make an offer of employment, we will need to check that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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RJC is the world’s leading standard-setting organisation for the entire jewellery and watch industry. Together with over 1,600 member companies in more than 70 countries, we are transforming supply chains to be more responsible and sustainable.