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We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our growing Advocacy and Government Relations team as an Campaigns & Advocacy Officer to support and implement an effective programme of advocacy work across the UK, with a focus on Cats Protection’s public facing advocacy campaigns and advocacy related issues within communities across the country. You will join us working 35 Hours per week, on a permanent basis and will be based remotely. In return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £33,884.72 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Although this role is remote, please note there will be an expectation of regular visits to Cats Protection's National Cat Centre, Chelwood Gate, on the edge of Ashdown Forest. This is a remote location and public transport is limited, a driving license is essential for this role. There will also be travel to other areas of the country (covered under expenses) for events, team meetings and away days.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2021 we helped 137,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 375 cats a day!
The Advocacy & Government Relations team leads for the charity on influencing decision makers and those whose policies, practices and decisions affect cat welfare across the UK. The team works to influence legislators, professional organisations and corporates. The team’s work has included publishing ‘The Time is Meow: A cat welfare action plan for Westminster’ following the 2019 election, launching a “Purrfect Landlords” campaign to encourage landlords to allow cats and calling for compulsory microchipping of cats across the UK. The team has run digital campaigns as part of its strategy for a number of years but is now looking to increase capacity and build a stronger level of engagement with our campaigners.
Responsibilities of our Campaigns & Advocacy Officer:
As our Campaigns & Advocacy Officer, you’ll be focusing on Cats Protection’s public facing advocacy campaigns. You will work to deliver effective public facing campaigns at a national and local level focussed on the advocacy teams core objectives. You will be creating and implementing effective campaign plans as well as producing campaign content for a variety of different mediums. This will involve a mixture of digital campaigning, and also leading on advocacy issues within local communities, by engaging with stakeholders and key decision makers. You will also be responsible for working with the Media, Web, Publications, Digital and Income Generation teams.
What we’re looking for in our Campaigns & Advocacy Officer:
- A strong understanding of the political landscape and experience of campaigning, advocacy, public affairs or influencing work
- Experience of working with volunteers/public supporters or campaigners
- Experience of digital campaigning and a strong understanding of how to motivate supporters/campaigners
- Proven ability to multi-task and work independently on own initiative, accurately and under pressure
- Experience of effective use of social media and the internet in an advocacy/campaign context
- An organised individual with good written, oral and great people skills
What we can offer you:
- Salary of up to £33,884.72 per annum plus excellent benefits
- Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 25 days per year
- Life assurance scheme as well as a range of health benefits, including private health care
- Employee Assistance Programme
- and much more
Join us as our Campaigns & Advocacy Officer and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note applications which are received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Closing date: 1st June 2022. Virtual interview date: W/C 6th June
Please note, should we receive a large amount of applications for this vacancy, we reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date. Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Reporting to: Support Network Manager
Working hours: Full time/ 37.5 hrs a week; would consider 4 days/30 hrs for the right candidate
Interview date: Interviews will take place virtually on 17th June 2022
About the role:
The Scottish Development Coordinator is a new role for the charity and our first post in Scotland. There is an exciting opportunity for the post-holder to make a tangible difference to all those affected by endometriosis in Scotland. This role aims to increase the availability of support in Scotland for those facing isolation, loneliness and disadvantage due to endometriosis, by expanding and strengthening community-based support groups, led by local volunteers with lived experience of the disease.
We also want to ensure that more people in Scotland can access support and opportunities to build resilience, by increasing the awareness and availability of our Helpline, WebChat and information resources, at a time when access to NHS care and information is limited. In this role, the post holder will raise awareness of endometriosis across Scotland including with healthcare professionals, members of the Scottish Government, and in some cases with local media. The post holder will also be raising the profile of Endometriosis UK across Scotland and signposting the endometriosis community of Scotland to our supportive services.
There are currently seven Endometriosis UK support groups in Scotland. These groups play a key role in reducing the isolation felt by many and are a vital source of information and support. There is still so much work to do and lots of people we haven’t reached yet. This post will help us offer support to the whole endometriosis community in Scotland, raise the charity’s profile and develop exciting new projects to achieve our ambitious goals.
This is a new post that will work alongside the support network team and colleagues in the UK, and our expanding community of volunteers in Scotland. The purpose of the role is to expand our reach in Scotland to ensure we are delivering vital supportive services to everyone affected by endometriosis at this exciting time for endometriosis care in Scotland.
Duties and Key Responsibilities:
Support and Information
- Recruit, train, induct and support volunteers within Endometriosis UK’s support services
- Review, monitor and develop services in response to community and organisational need
- Scope out, plan and deliver new initiatives to develop the support network in Scotland
- Liaise with support network team and volunteers to ensure a high-quality service is delivered
- Adhering to quality standards, confidentiality, policies and the standard operating procedures of the support network services
- To promote the charity’s support network services across Scotland Awareness and Communications
- Raise awareness of endometriosis and Endometriosis UK across Scotland including with healthcare professionals, members of the Scottish Government, and in some cases with local media
- Raise the profile of Endometriosis UK across Scotland within BSGE centres, NHS trusts and with the general public
- Identify potential opportunities, including funding opportunities, to increase our capacity and work in Scotland
Data collection and reporting
- Ensure the ongoing collection and analysis of volunteer and service user data for internal and external use
- Assist with maintaining the charity database (CiviCRM), ensuring accuracy and consistency across records
- Maintaining up-to-date recording and filing systems, both manual and electronic as appropriate
- The role will require travel to meeting and events throughout Scotland and sometimes London and elsewhere in the UK. Some weekend or evening work will be required and time off in lieu will be given
- The post holder will be working in a developing environment and will be required to undertake other appropriate duties as necessary for the efficient operation of Endometriosis UK
- The post holder will be required to provide regular reports on support network service activity
- Support the CEO, Support Network Manager and colleagues to ensure the smooth running of the charity. We are a small, busy charity, and all staff help with the general running of the organisation in addition to their specific role activities.
We are looking for a confident and proactive individual with experience of working independently in a goal-oriented environment. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people including health professionals, volunteers, MSPs and members of the public. The successful candidate will have good problem-solving skills and be an excellent team player. A confident volunteer manager with experience of building and developing relationships, you will have empathy with the organisation’s mission and be keen to develop new and exciting ways to reach and support our audiences.
- Experience and confidence in recruiting, managing and nurturing volunteers to deliver services
- Experience of managing volunteer led support services and identifying development needs
- Evidence of successfully developing relationships with a wide range of audiences including volunteers, community groups, health professionals and MSPs
- Experience of event management
- Experience of evaluating, monitoring and reporting on services
- Strong IT skills, including standard Microsoft Office packages, databases and spreadsheets.
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent planning and organisational skills
- Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise effectively
- Good interpersonal skills, with a flexible, proactive and positive attitude, and ability to build relationships
- Ability to work creatively and professionally both individually and within a small team
- Empathy with the mission and vision of Endometriosis UK
- Willingness and ability to undertake travel around Scotland and occasionally the UK, and some evening & weekend work.
We envisage the post holder would work from home. If that is not feasible, we will work with the successful candidate to identify a shared office facility close to where they live. As this post requires travel throughout Scotland and sometimes across the UK, the post holder will require access to good transport links.
Whilst the post is advertised as full time, we would consider part time for the right candidate. If so, the salary is pro rata.
To apply please submit a CV and maximum two-page cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification and why you’re interested in the post.
We welcome queries from potential applicants. For an informal conversation about the job requirements please get in touch.
Contract: maternity cover
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 19 May 2022
Interview Dates: 13 & 14th June 2022
Role start date: Early August
Location: Home based with regular travel
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If you want to do a job that matters and you are looking for interesting and varied work in a friendly team, and loads of job satisfaction - we have the role for you.
Based in York, Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled children.
We are looking for a Partner Engagement Manager on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave. In this role you will promote and develop the work of Family Fund in its reach to families and its profile within the disability sector in England. You will proactively work with a wide range of public, private and third sector organisations to ensure Family Fund’s strategy is understood and mutually beneficial relationships are formed. You will seek out opportunities which allow Family Fund to achieve its key priorities, deliver added value for funders, and secure positive outcomes for our beneficiaries.
You will also be acknowledged as a senior Family Fund representative across the disability sector, deputising for the Group CEO, or Directors on committees and at events as required. You will build effective partnerships and proactively develop activities with key organisations across public, private and third sectors.
Other responsibilities include:
- Ensuring that Family Fund’s profile remains high amongst key organisations.
- Promoting the support offered by Family Fund to support demand generation, including targeted work in relation to our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion objectives.
- Being Family Fund’s key point of contact for all partners and stakeholders in England.
- Engage in sector working groups and consortia to help secure improved support for families raising disabled children.
For this role you will need to have experience of presenting to external stakeholders and representing an organisation in a professional capacity. Experience in networking and developing relationships with organisations is also required. You should also have experience of managing budgets and delivering projects.
To be successful in this role you will need to be self-motivated and be able to motivate a team. You must be flexible, adaptable and resilient to work demands and change. This post is home based with regular travel.
In return, we offer the chance to be right at the heart of a supportive professional team, where you'll make a real positive difference to families in need every day. As a member of our staff, you'll receive quality training for your role, contributory pension and access to our employee discounts scheme.
Family Fund is a great place to work for great people. We provide a challenging and rewarding working environment where every staff member can make their mark. We are a values based organisation, and we aim to show our values in all that we do.
Family Fund is committed to inclusion, equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from all parts of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who meet the requirements for the role will be invited for interview. If you have a disability, and are happy to let us know, please highlight this in your covering letter.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Beat are looking for a highly organised, proactive and engaging Campaigns Officer who is passionate about campaigning, excited about policy change and excellent at building stakeholder relationships.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
To strategise, plan, and execute the campaign to end the forced swim test at the University of Bristol as well as other institutions, including Bath and Edinburgh universities, and in pharmaceutical companies
Term of Employment:
12 months, with potential for an extension
Senior Campaigns Manager, PETA UK
Based in Bristol or South West England, with occasional travel around the UK
£27,000 - £29,000
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate and manage campaign actions, creating and following a plan and timeline
- Organise events, eye-catching demonstrations, and other outreach projects
- Engage with volunteers, activists, and students to encourage and facilitate actions
- Maintain the volunteer and activist database
- Analyse the success of outreach efforts and adjust efforts accordingly
- Research campaign targets and develop strategies for ending the use of the forced swim test in various facilities
- Identify local events and media opportunities
- Represent the organisation at public speaking engagements, in debates, and to the media and the public
- Work across PETA departments to ensure forced swim test campaign plans are thoroughly executed and to maximise public exposure, media reach, and success
- Travel, when necessary, for meetings and to coordinate events
- Work with the PETA Foundation US production team to order new and redesigned posters, banners, and literature
- Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
- Relevant experience as an activist
- Experience in working on campaigns
- Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
- Good public speaking skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proven ability to establish priorities, meet multiple deadlines, and work well under pressure
- Demonstrated ability to be punctual and dependable
- Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a personable, friendly, and positive manner
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends and to travel as required
- Adherence to a vegan lifestyle
- Commitment to the objectives of the organisation
- Full UK driving license
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
FRC Group’s campaigning arm, End Furniture Poverty needs an energetic, multitalented, passionate new team member who will play a crucial role in our campaign to End Furniture Poverty.
Working with End Furniture Poverty’s Head of Policy, Research & Campaigns, the Policy, Research & Campaigns Officer will mainly focus delivering our research objectives. Developing research briefs, gathering qualitative and quantitative data, handling large datasets, analysing the results and writing research papers. These papers are used in Westminster and beyond so a very high standard is vital. They will need experience of using SPSS, R, Stata or similar software and have the ability to visualise complex data.
The Policy, Research & Campaigns Officer will also be involved with every element of our campaigns – from research and data analysis to developing campaign themes and messages, to assisting with our social media campaigns, devising and hosting campaign events and working on a one to one basis with partner organisations such as social housing providers.
The Policy, Research & Campaigns Officer will thrive in working in a complex environment and juggling multiple projects. They will have proven strong project management skills, clear communication skills, and will have a track-record of working independently to understand complex issues.
Researching the prevalence, causes and effects of furniture poverty
· Designing and implementing primary qualitative and quantitative research
· Writing research reports and briefing notes to publication standard
· Conducting secondary research to draw on existing data sources to provide insight
· Mapping the existing provision of different solutions to Furniture Poverty
· Uncovering existing, and developing new, solutions to Furniture Poverty
· Creating and maintaining a library of relevant sources and publications
· Understanding and keeping up to date with the broader policy context
Campaigning to End Furniture Poverty
· Maintaining the End Furniture Poverty website and creating new content.
· Adopting different writing styles for a range of audiences and publications.
· Creating content for distribution through various channels including social media e.g. blogs, thought pieces, comment articles and research presentations.
· Working closely with the Head of Policy, Research & Campaigns to develop and deliver campaign events targeting specific influencers.
· Representing End Furniture Poverty at partner meetings, events and training to promote our issues and raise awareness to drive change.
· Carry out responsibilities as described in the FRC Group Health and Safety Policy, ensuring that activities are carried out in a way that is safe and without risk to health to yourself or others.
- Undertake any other work appropriate to the job as directed by your supervisor or training deemed necessary by the company.
- Attend all meetings as requested by your supervisor, unless with prior arrangement of absence, including monthly group communications meetings.
Decision Making Authority
You are required to clear any issues relating to policy with your supervisor. You are also required to obtain clearance for any expenditure not in line with agreed budgets.
Remote working with monthly visit to Liverpool, induction at based Liverpool and costs covered for induction and training.
You'll lead and coordinate our local campaigning work across the North of England. Your work will help the charity improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s and those who care for them.
You'll listen to the needs of our local communities to inform your campaign work, and empower them to make change where they live. You’ll work with colleagues across Parkinson’s UK to deliver political campaigns and meaningful advocacy for our community. Through your campaigns you will ensure that the voices of people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers are heard.
What you'll do
- Recruit and manage a sustainable network of local campaign volunteers.
- Be a first point of contact for supporters and campaign volunteers who want to improve services in their local communities.
- Provide expert advice and support to colleagues and campaign volunteers on how best to challenge and influence decision makers.
- Build close working relationships with our field staff and our local networks.
- Use our national campaign priorities to deliver related local campaign activity.
What you'll bring
- Experience of campaigning and an understanding of the basic tools and techniques used in campaigning.
- Experience of working with volunteers and people with lived experience of a cause including how best to support them to achieve their campaigning goals.
- Experience in organising events.
- Ability to network and build supportive relationships with volunteers, MPs and health bodies.
- Experience of delivering training to volunteers and staff.
Interviews to be held 6-7 June 2022
Please note: supporting statements must fully demonstrate how you meet all the essential criteria of the role ("What you'll bring").
The successful candidate will also be required to provide their own broadband service with a minimum download speed of 2Mb.
We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We actively encourage people with Parkinson's to apply.
What's it like to work for us?
We aim to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's - and you could help us achieve this.
We offer a variety of paid job roles and volunteer opportunities both at our UK office in London and across the UK.
Do you want to join a friendly and supportive team to help fight breast cancer?
Are you an experienced Public Affairs, Policy and Campaigning professional with a passion for social change and an interest in health prevention and the impact of environmental chemicals on our health and especially our breast cancer risk? Are you an excellent communicator with significant experience engaging policy and public stakeholders and you’re keen to bring your skills to help drive Breast Cancer UK’s ambitious public affairs and policy programme?
Do you want to be part of a diverse and dynamic team committed to growing a highly engaged breast cancer prevention community?
We are a national breast cancer charity focussed entirely on breast cancer prevention:
We fund scientific research into environmental and chemical links to breast cancer
We educate and raise awareness about the lifestyle and environmental risk factors of breast cancer, empowering people to reduce their risk of developing the disease
We campaign for policies that protect people’s health and promote the prevention of breast cancer.
We are scaling up our work and our impact, so we are building our team with talented, motivated, and ambitious individuals who want to contribute to helping us become the leading voice in breast cancer prevention.
If your goal is to develop your career as a public affairs and advocay leader in a rewarding role with plenty of opportunities to make a difference to the lives of many people, then we want to meet you.
You will be a highly motivated individual and an engaging communicator with strategic leadership experience and excellent knowledge of the UK government and policy environment. You’ll have significant experience of engaging with decision makers and of planning and implementing advocacy campaigns preferably public health or environmental. You will have an interest in the links between harmful chemicals and human health, as well as cancer prevention. You will be a self-driven team player, content to work remotely and ready to get going with a busy programme of work.
The closing date for applications is Monday 30th May at 9am.
Please submitt a C/V and a brief covering letter as to why you have applied.
Interviews will be held the week of 6th June via video conference. If short listed for interview you will be asked to prepare a task/presentation.
For further information on the charity see our website and if you require any further details on the role or the process, drop us an email
Please submit your C/V and a brief covering letter as to why you have applied for the role
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Campaign Coordinator
Directorate: Fundraising and Membership
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
At the Royal British Legion, we believe in building on potential. As a Campaign Coordinator your ability to, work with Campaign Managers to implement direct marketing recruitment and retention campaigns and events to Legacy Enquirers, Intenders and Pledgers and warm prospects on RBL’s database could have a real impact on people’s lives.
At its heart, RBL is a people organisation. People who want to do the very best for others, while at the same time making the most of the opportunities and experiences we offer them.
We are the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, with 210,000 members, 50,000 volunteers and a network of partners and charities; helping us give support wherever and whenever it’s needed.
As a Campaign Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation and
management of Legacy Stewardship and Conversion Communications and Events, aimed at the
retention and recruitment of RBL Legacy Pledgers and Prospects.
If successful, the main duties of your role will be:
The day-to-day implementation and management of Legacy Stewardship and
Conversion Communications and Events, aimed at the retention and recruitment of RBL
Legacy Pledgers and Prospects.
To work with Campaign Managers to implement direct marketing recruitment and retention campaigns and events to Legacy Enquirers, Intenders and Pledgers and warm prospects on RBL’s database.
Manage marketing channels including direct mail, email, telephone, SMS and supporter events.
Support the Campaign Managers with organising, promoting and hosting legacy events around the UK and occasionally abroad, to promote gifts in wills, and thank Legacy supporters who have left, or intend to leave, a gift in their Will.
To promote legacy giving throughout the Royal British Legion to build an internal legacy giving culture to identify legacy prospects and develop their commitment.
To coordinate and plan events to include project management, logistics, marketing and fulfilment of events, ensuring they are delivered on budget, and ensuring that supporter experience and supporter engagement is maximised.
Produce campaign plans and briefs for input from managers and internal stakeholders, set up response facilities and liaise with suppliers throughout the process to ensure their delivery is to agreed standards.
Coordinate campaign budgets, source quotes, raise purchase orders and ensure campaigns are delivered to meet targets within budgeted expenditure.
About the Royal British Legion – Careers in Fundraising
Across the country, in every city and on every street, the RBL is there to support our Armed Forces community.
With over 200 employees, our Fundraising teams form an important part of this pack. Their passion and collaboration bring in millions of pounds every year. Money that goes on to improve and change the lives of this community.
It's this mission, this scale, this challenge and the values we all live by, that makes the RBL such a fulfilling place to thrive.
As a directorate we commit to ensuring our supporters feel valued, and driven to deliver fundraising that is effective, agile and sector leading. We do this by putting supporters at the heart of everything we do, and by embedding a learning culture in our teams where process improvement and innovation are embraced and celebrated.
So, if you want to give your days meaning. To put your passion into a role with real impact. To support people and be supported yourself. In an inclusive team that faces every challenge together. Whatever your interests and ambitions, we think you’ll find a role here that works for you, with career opportunities right across the UK.
We believe that the compassion, understanding, and service we show each and every individual should be reflected in the way we all support, respect, and include every individual who works with us. We want everyone involved in our work or receiving our services, to feel proud to contribute to or be part of a diverse and inclusive organisation.
We recognise that we still have a long way to go to ensure that we make the RBL a truly great and inclusive organisation to work for and be part of so we have set out our commitments to provide a clear path to deliver this ambition. We will keep listening, learning, and sharing our progress and impact.
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Closing date for this role is: Sunday 26th June 2022
Prospectus is delighted to be working with Lumos to recruit an Advocacy and Campaigns Manager, who will contribute to bringing about transformative change for children by playing a leading role in the development and delivery of two key projects funded by a strategic partner. This role is offered on a 12 month contract.
Lumos is an international children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling to end the systematic and harmful practice of the institutionalisation of children. Our vision is a world in which all children have the opportunity to grow up and thrive in a safe and caring family or, where there is no alternative, in specialist placements that meet all their needs, respect their rights and ensure they can fulfil their potential. For over 10 years Lumos has worked directly in a number of countries to safely transform systems of care and protection, helping to ensure children can grow up in loving families rather than harmful orphanages, and demonstrating that change is possible. Despite the milestones achieved, millions of children continue to live in institutions globally and until more countries adopt quality system-wide reform at national levels, this grave problem will persist.
The postholder will execute a pioneering new campaign, funded by a key donor to Lumos, aimed at shifting mindsets and philanthropic investments. The postholder will also be responsible for implementing the advocacy strategy for the global thematic review on institutionalisation and education, an initiative which is funded by the same donor. Reporting directly to the Director of Programmes and dotted line engagement with the Head of Communications and Marketing and the Head of Partnerships, you will devise and adapt the overall campaign journeys for the target audience(s), including mapping out the key objectives, channels, communication tools and media plans. You will lead on project planning and management, providing regular update meetings, work stream management, oversight of timelines and deadlines, budgets etc. Included in this is internal coordination and close working with Lumos colleagues and external partners, ensuring people with lived experience are heard, branding and key messages are amplified, evidence and learning are recorded and shared and providing briefing reports and guidance for technical experts. Following astute analysis of policy, political contexts and advocacy targets, you will go on to oversee and deliver Lumos' strategic engagement with external audiences, identifying and cultivating influencing opportunities and developing sustainable relationships with key influencers to support Lumos's advocacy and campaigns goals. This will involve development and drafting of content, design, publication of targeted advocacy materials and representing Lumos at events and on speaker panels.
The right candidate will possess a strong commitment to children's rights, extensive expertise in campaigning or advocacy and excellent organisational and project management skills. With outstanding communication skills, the Advocacy and Campaigns Manager will thrive when collaborating and influencing colleagues and stakeholders at any level and bring a track record of effectively targeted communications for a diverse range of key audiences. The ability to analyse policy opportunities and synthesise and translate complex information suitable for a range of audiences is essential. Knowledge and existing relationships with influential child rights actors, knowledge of the global care transformation agenda and or education sector, in country experience and or knowledge of behaviour change campaign theory are desirable.
As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.
In order to apply, simply submit your CV. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and arrange for a call to assess your suitability and discuss the role further. Please note that the role may close earlier than the date advertised.
We have two vacancies which represent an exciting opportunity to work within the Policy, Evidence and Influencing team to achieve change for people with breast cancer. Both roles are broadly the same with similar job descriptions, but each role focuses on a different geographical area. One role focuses on Scotland, this being role one. The other role focuses on Wales, this being role two.
In both roles, you will play a key role leading the development and delivery of a policy and public affairs strategy in Scotland or Wales. You will represent the charity at external meetings and oversee the design and delivery of public affairs plans in line with the charity’s strategic aims and policy calls. You will also support the roll out of major campaigning activity and act as a key spokesperson for the charity in Scotland or Wales, representing us in the media as well as with campaigners and senior stakeholders.
You will have experience of developing written briefings for stakeholders, analysing data to support policy development, writing public affairs plans, developing written policy material and reports, and building strong external contacts. You will have a good understanding of the current health policy landscape as well as knowledge of UK parliamentary processes and legislative systems.
You will possess excellent communication skills and have demonstrable ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will lead and manage projects and plan and organise a busy workload and be required to travel on a regular basis to our London office (where applicable), working outside of normal working hours on occasion and as necessary.
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.
We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.
We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.
Role 1 will be primarily based in our Cardiff office, in line with our hybrid working practice, full-time staff members may choose to work up to three days per week from home. Role 2 requires the post-holder to travel and attend external meetings and events in Edinburgh on a regular basis. In line with our hybrid working practice, full-time staff members may choose to work up to three days per week from home. The other days will be primarily based in our Glasgow office or, where appropriate, for external meetings or events, particularly in Edinburgh.
Should you have any queries with regards to this please contact us in the first instance.
Closing date Tuesday 7 June 2022 at 9:00am
Interview date Week commencing 13 June 2022
We are accepting CV's with a covering letter for this job role as way of application.
The job of Media Manager at With You is fast paced and fulfilling. Reporting directly to the Head of Media and Policy, the Media Manager plays a key role in using the media to increase With You’s profile, promote the services that we provide and amplify our influencing and campaigning work.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for someone with:
- Experience working at manager (or equivalent) level in a PR agency or busy in house press office
- Proven ability to generate excellent media coverage across different types of national and local media
- Proven ability to develop successful media strategies and lead the delivery of high profile media campaigns
- Experience working with celebrities and high profile influencers
- Excellent copy writing skills and experience drafting press materials, blogs and opinion pieces
- Experience of managing high profile PR campaigns
- Demonstrable experience in effectively managing reputational risk
- Experience in working closely with lived experience experts to ensure their stories are managed sensitively and in accordance with GDPR
This is a 12 month maternity cover role and is full time for 37.5 hours per week.
You may also receive an Inner London Weighting allowance of £2,759.00 per annum (pro-rata if part-time) if London or head office based.
Interviews are planned to be held the week commencing 30th May 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: Germany, France, UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, preferred, other European countries negotiable.
Remuneration: Depending on experience (including unpaid and other experiences) and capacity to take on responsibility, the base salary range, if based in London, £45,000 - £60,000 p.a. If the successful candidate is outside of London, UK, the salary will be adjusted based on local market equivalencies.
Overtime Status: Exempt (hours, country dependent)
Driven by a passion to solve the climate crisis, The Sunrise Project U.S. is a team of experienced change-makers with a mission to scale social movements to drive the global transition beyond fossil fuels. With affiliated programs and staff in Australia, the United States, and across Europe, we have developed a unique model of grant making and campaigning that supports networks of organizations to drive powerful change towards our mission.
We have a dynamic and nimble organisational culture. We’re serious about supporting our people to thrive as we tackle the urgent climate challenge.
We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We take the broadest possible view of diversity and encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, people living with disabilities, neurodiverse, and LGBTQIA+ people to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone. You can read our commitment to this work here.
About The Role
The Finance Action Organisers Network (“Finance Action”) is a global network of independent hubs in key finance locations made up of NGOs, grassroots groups, individuals and activists. Together in their local communities, and across the world, Finance Action is uniting for climate justice by building grassroots power to shift major financial institutions away from funding fossil fuels. The Sunrise Project builds the capabilities of Finance Action, supports hubs with funding and technology, and provides guidance on strategies and actions.
The Coordinator will uplift the work of those they are supporting to connect local communities to global hubs to grow a social movement that aims to end fossil fuel funding to address climate change. The Europe Coordinator will work with local finance hubs to deliver key elements of work, as well as collaborating on the collective work within Finance Action by: supporting capacity building; connecting mobilisations to sustained powerbuilding; running strategy sessions and planning workshops; connecting trainers to organisers to support local needs; directing funding/grants; and leveraging the exchange of knowledge and skills. On a day-to-day basis, the role undertakes a variety of organising activity from working with local organisers to share and amplify calls to action; to providing training and support on: organising, campaigning and storytelling, and capturing and sharing lessons learned with the broader global community.
First and foremost you are a passionate organiser, with hands-on experience helping activists and groups mobilise and organise to build social movement momentum. You’re an intersectional relationship builder, who engages deeply with others and can bring diverse groups of people along the campaign journey. You believe in horizontal leadership and have a knack for enabling future leaders and empowering activists to take their next step.
You’re articulate and comfortable presenting and training small to large groups of like minded people, either virtually or face-to-face. You understand the political and economic drivers of social campaigns and can lead, motivate and engage with people across a large network spanning many countries. You’re adaptive and responsive to those you are supporting. You understand that organising from the bottom up ensures local voices and needs are listened to and are reflected in campaigns to help shift people from achieving small wins to gaining wins at scale . You’re an engaging and inclusive storyteller, who believes in the power of sharing local struggles to support global powerbuilding.
Strengthening and growing organising hubs in key financial centers by working with organisations on campaign strategies, plans, timelines, and tactics.
Identifying local organising needs and taking action to build their capabilities by delivering training, running workshops, connecting trainers and organisers to each other, directing funding support, and collaborating with hubs in other locations.
Convening local network meetings and facilitating calls designed to build greater connections and achieve growth in the movement.
Collaborating with hub partners and organisers to build, expand, and maintain networks and high level relationships with NGOs, potential partners, grassroots groups, social movements and civil society in key areas.
Utilising online and offline tools to share the experiences and learnings of hubs including writing website copy, curating and publishing stories, developing toolkits and trainings.
Managing budgets, directing funding support and small grants for European hubs.
Collaborating with the broader Sunrise Project team to identify and support opportunities for synergy across program areas and campaigns to ensure we have the biggest collective impact possible.
Aligning programmatic strategies andObjectives and Key Results (OKRs) with Sunrise’s Values.
Required skills and experience
Significant experience developing and implementing long term organising and/or campaign strategies, preferably within Germany, France, Netherlands, the United Kingdom, or other European countries.
Strong skills and experience in using digital campaigning and digital tools to mobilise effort, build momentum and bring about social change.
Demonstrated experience in building capabilities and/or supporting a network in organising and running campaigns via training, workshopping, running meetings, coaching new leaders, developing toolkits and sharing learning resources.
Well-developed cross cultural verbal communication skills including, presentation, training, facilitation, conflict resolution, and influencing skills.
An ability to write engaging content e.g. storytelling skills.
Flexibility with the ability to pivot and leverage different types of organising strategies and tactics.
A collaborative mindset and a proven ability to work effectively in alliance with diverse stakeholders.
A passion for action on climate change and a commitment to social justice.
If you meet some but not all of the criteria for this position, are unsure, but you’re keen on the role - please get in touch. We value and recognize experience that has been unpaid, from the grassroots or is lived experience.
You must have legal work authorization for the country in which you will be working. The Sunrise Project will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.
The following requirements may be required - please check for details:
Intermittent travel with advanced notice
Employment background checks may be required
COVID-19 vaccinations in accordance with local legislation and/or Sunrise policy
How Sunrise supports its staff
The Sunrise Project is committed to creating a workplace that supports our staff to do their best work and develop professionally. We have the following in place to help us achieve that, noting that benefits listed may vary in accordance with the Professional Employment Office (PEO) we engage with for this role.
Statutory benefits and entitlements of the country in which you are employed.
Sunrise may provide additional benefits, where in-country entitlements are less than our standard package, where applicable including:
Birthday leave (if it’s your birthday, you get a day off)
Solidarity and community leave up to 1 week p.a.
Floating public holidays (cultural leave)
Gifted leave (during Christmas and New Years public holidays)
Flexible work policy
Employee Assistance Program
Additionally, our offering includes:
A commitment to your professional development
Coaching and management support with regular 1:1 meetings
Performance reviews and feedback to support you and the team to reflect and grow
A co-developed initial 3 month work plan to set goals and provide clarity on your role and responsibilities
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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To develop and oversee the campaigns strategy and represent the organisation effectively to the media, decision makers, partners and the public.
To be responsible for the growth of the organisation and to search for and maximise opportunities with the support of a fundraising consultant.
To lead all functions of the organisation and support all staff to ensure the internal workings of the organisation functions efficiently to enable the campaign to reach its goals.
A campaigner and influencer with an impressive record of campaign achievements.
A leader with first class communication and relationship building experience – able to motivate staff and influence decision makers.
Experience of playing a key role in gaining funds for a not-for-profit organisation and an aptitude to oversee the smooth and professional running of a campaigning organisation.
Deadline: Tue 10th May
Please send your CV to The Right Ethos recruitment consultants
Job Title: Trusts and Grants Manager
Location: This is a remotely-based role and some travel may be required.
Hours: Full-Time or Part-Time
Salary: Up to £33,815.00 per annum
Additional Information: We operate flexi time and flexible working. Full UK driving licence is essential
This closes on Friday 20th May and interviews will be held on the 31st May.
Thera Trust are a charity that support people with a learning disability. We are people-centred and we want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society. You’ll see our dedication to our values throughout of our work.
It’s a fascinating and exciting time to join us as our fundraising team begins to mature, developing the foundations of fundraising programmes to support our activity for years to come.
We’re are a tight-knit, dynamic and creative fundraising team with a focus on securing the right money for the right purpose and building collaborative relationships with those who support our work.
The projects we support as a fundraising team are wide-ranging and include social enterprise, employability, independence, health & wellbeing and social isolation/loneliness. Charitable funding can make a huge impact on the lives of thousands of people with a learning disability across the UK and you can play a significant role in making it happen.
Trusts and Grants
Our Trusts and Grants Team has been in existence for two years, and in that time secured over £1m towards our work. We have established strong relationships with funders who are truly invested in our work. Now we are looking to sustain these, and build more, over the long-term.
We are looking for a Trusts and Grants Manager to lead on all aspects of our trusts and grants fundraising and be responsible for securing income to support our work. You will line manage other members of the Trusts and Grants team and work strategically with the rest of the team and our subsidiary companies to deliver the right funding for the right work.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, you will be responsible for investigating, researching and making approaches for new funding as well as maintaining and developing existing relationships to ensure future support.
This role is remotely based (though the team will be tight-knit, meeting regularly either in person or via phone/video calls) and an element of travelling is required. It comes with 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays.
We reserve the right to close this advert before the deadline.
There is currently no legal requirement for individuals joining Thera to be fully vaccinated against covid-19, however we do follow Government guidance and believe that they are an effective way to support everyone's safety. There is an expectation of anyone joining us that if vaccinations against any disease/virus become law, then you will be required to follow such guidance, and your contract of employments will reflect this.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.