Corporate Affairs Officer Jobs in Belfast
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is the membership organisation and professional voice for environmental health. We set and raise standards to improve public health, supporting out members and influencing policy.
Our goal is simple: to enable safer, cleaner, and healthier environments for the benefits of people, business and local communities. To do this we offer professional support to our members, a range of corporate training solutions, topical events and workshops and provide information and policy advice. In addition, we promote 15Hatfields - one of London’s most sustainable venues.
We're looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Senior Policy and Public Affairs Executive to join our impactful Policy and Campaigns Team.
Representing our members across the UK, CIEH campaigns on an exciting array of policy areas, from environmental protection and food safety, to housing standards and better public health.
The role is varied, encompassing member engagement, policy development and reports, and government consultation responses. However, it will also focus primarily on external affairs, taking responsibility for driving forward CIEH’s public affairs, campaigning, and PR, activities, including engagement with the devolved administrations as well as the UK Government.
The role is remote/hybrid, with travel to CIEH’s offices in central London expected around once a month for team meetings alongside any additional wider organisational events.
This is your chance to work on a varied portfolio of issues to represent the key concerns of environmental health professionals, who work to protect and enhance the health of the public. Previous experience of working with political influencers is key to success.
Sound like the challenge you are looking for? To apply for this role, please submit your covering letter and CV via our website
- Hours- Permanent, Full Time, 35 hours per week
- Salary- £34,569 per annum
- Based- Hybrid/Remote with some travel to our offices in London
- Closing date- 03 December 2023, interviews to be held shortly after.
Please see the full job description and person specification for further details.
Communications Officer (maternity cover)
Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum, pro rata (depending on experience)
Hours: 28-35 hours per week
Location: Remote or Stroud, Gloucestershire (Hybrid working available)
Contract type: 12 month fixed term (maternity cover)
This is a great opportunity to deliver integrated communications across all channels in and bring Meningitis Now’s vision to life.
Working as part of the Communications Team, the post holder’s primary role will help provide a seamless PR service to traditional media, ensuring that the charity’s story is told online, in print and across broadcast media.
The post holder will be required to provide a wide range of support to social media and web team colleagues and actively participate in the wider work of the communications team. This includes internal communications, public affairs, campaigning and production of corporate publications.
This is a 12-month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.
In return, we offer a wide range of benefits, including:
- 30 days annual leave per annum, pro rata plus bank holidays
- Enrolment into our employer matched pension scheme (matched up to 5%)
- Life Assurance Scheme (4 x annual salary)
- Hybrid Working Policy
- Enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay
- Fertility Treatment Policy
- Enhanced sick pay and compassionate leave
- Long-term Service Rewards – an extra day annual leave (pro rata) for every 5 years’ service, up to a maximum of 3 days
- Staff Suggestion Box
- Free Parking
- And more…
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Click apply and you will be redirected to our website to complete the application process. You will need to complete the application form on the website and follow the process to submit it. Your application won't be complete until you've returned the application form.
As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be held separately from applications.
Closing date for applications: Monday 11 December 2023, 10am
Interviews: w/c 18 December 2023
Meningitis Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process. The successful candidate will be required to complete regular safeguarding training and undertake a DBS check.
Community and Events Fundrasising Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude to help us deliver our exciting Community and Events Fundraising programme. No previous fundraising experience is required, just an organised individual with a knack for building relationships, a passion for exceptional ‘customer service’ and a drive for uniting communities and raising money for charitable causes.
You’ll work within the charity’s passionate Fundraising and Engagement Team to raise funds to support children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and our vision, for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to the treatment they receive.
This extremely rewarding role would suit anyone looking to take their first step in their fundraising, marketing or charity career. Don’t think your experience directly aligns? Don’t worry; we’re interested in transferable skills and attitude, so consider and show us how these apply to this role.
Summary of role responsibilities
- To help deliver the charity’s Community and Events Fundraising Programme, including special events, community fundraising, challenge events, individual giving, and fundraising appeals.
- To ensure excellent supporter and donor care and build long-term valued relationships to optimise income generation.
This is a fixed-term role offered on a one-year contract. We are looking for the successful candidate to ideally start in January 2024, but there is flexibility with this.
For more detailed information about the role, charity and team, take a look at the Recruitment Pack.
We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:
Applications opens: 22 November 2023
Applications closes: 10 December 2023, 11:59pm
Shortlisting: 11 December 2023
Interviews: 15 December 2023 (in person in London)
If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for a new Country Director to provide leadership and direction to the MS Society Northern Ireland.
Director for Northern Ireland
Hours: Full-time (35 hours a week)
Location: Office-based in Belfast, BT7 with flexibility to work remotely.
Salary: £61,404 per annum plus excellent benefits
We make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our strategy is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them. It gives us a clear and determined focus.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive working environment where you'll be able to make a difference.
About this job
You’ll be responsible for taking forward our corporate and functional strategies in Northern Ireland. As a senior leader in the organisation, you’ll be contributing to the leadership, planning and policy formulation of the MS Society across the UK.
You’ll also act as the principal spokesperson for the MS Society in Northern Ireland and the main advisor to the MS Society Northern Ireland National Council.
You’ll play an important role in developing our strategic approach to supporting people affected by MS. Helping us to ensure that our priorities align with the needs and aspirations of the MS community.
We’re looking for the successful candidate to be able to demonstrate that they understand the challenges that people with MS face.
You’ll be enthusiastic and passionate about the work we do and you’ll be focused on delivering positive outcomes for the MS community in Northern Ireland and UK wide.
We recognise the significant and excellent contributions; experience; and skills our employees bring to the MS Society.
Working with external pay and reward consultants, we’re taking active steps this year to review our employees’ pay and benefits package. Ensuring we’re aligned with the most accurate and up-to-date benchmarks for the UK charity sector.
Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday 4th January 2024
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More about our employee benefits:
We have a wide range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):
Encouraging work life balance
- 38 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata for part-time
- More annual leave entitlement, based on length of employment
- Smart working options (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
- Flexible working options
Caring for you and your family
- Generous sick pay entitlement
- More sick pay entitlement, based on length of employment
- Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave in each calendar year
- Free access to a GP virtually 24 hours a day/7 days a week allowing you unlimited advice, reassurance and where appropriate diagnosis
- Enhanced leave for new parents
- Free access to a confidential 24 hours a day/7 days a week helpline service for both you and your family with a specialist range of support and information
- Special leave options (such as up to 5 days paid leave for domestic or personal emergencies a year)
- 10 days paid disability leave a year, pro-rata for part-time
- 10 days paid carers’ leave a year, pro-rata for part-time
- New family-friendly benefits, including paid leave:
- In the event of miscarriage or still birth
- To support fertility treatments
- For antenatal appointments for both parents
- Cycle to work scheme
- Death in service scheme
- Health cash plans to help offset the cost of health care for you and your family
Thinking about your finances
- Enhanced salary sacrifice pension scheme
- Discounted season ticket loan and interest-free emergency loans
- Give as you earn to support other charities of your choice before tax
- New employee portal including lifestyle savings vouchers and personal wellbeing
Enriching your life at work
- Personalised development plans with a wide range of training courses and opportunities to source additional training options with your line manager
- Yearly internal apprenticeship opportunities
- New, modern offices that embrace working together both in-person and remotely
- Various opportunities to influence how we internally operate (including surveys, and focus and committee groups)
- Active and supportive internal employee networking groups for collaboration and peer support
- 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering for MS Society activities during normal working hours (such as fundraising events, or campaigning in the local community)
- 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering with other charities during normal
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and or from ethnic minority backgrounds.
We’d be grateful if you downloaded and completed the equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.
Disability Confident Employer
We’re a Disability Confident Employer and we’re committed to promoting equality and diversity.
You can ask for reasonable adjustments as part of both our recruitment and new starter on-boarding processes.
If you need any help or adjustments to apply for this role, please contact us. You can also ask for the application materials to be sent to you in a different format. Such as for them to be sent to you by email or in a larger word format.
We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone who uses our services and we come into contact with.
This is regardless of Gender, Race, Disability, Sexual orientation, Religion or belief, Pregnancy, Gender reassignment.
We recognise our particular responsibility to make sure vulnerable adults and children are protected.
We have measures in place to protect everyone we come into contact with from abuse and maltreatment of all kinds.
Your right to work in the UK
You must have the right to work in the UK to work in paid employment with us. You’ll need to share documents showing you’re eligible to work in the UK if we offer you employment.
You can find the UK visas and permits granting you the right to work in the UK on the UK Government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and aren’t able to support you with your visa applications.
No agencies please.
Do you have advocacy skills and experience of networking and lobbying international organisations in urban development? Do you have a passion for dog welfare? Then join our internationally recognised and respected organisation at an exciting point in our development.
We are seeking an experienced consultant to help us shape and implement our global advocacy program for dogs. At ICAM, we strongly believe that some Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be achieved by 2030 without putting in place policies and programs for humane management of dog populations. As such, we are in the process of initiating an influencing strategy targeted at global health and urban development stakeholders to recognise Dog Population Management (DPM) as a contributor to sustainable development.
We have established a strategy and action plan and now need to drive forward the next external facing phase, including building relationships with influential stakeholders in the field of urban development. The next two years will focus on mainstreaming the important contribution of DPM in achieving SDG 3 (Health) and SDG 11 (Sustainable cities and communities). We are waiting to hear your proposal for developing and driving forward this advocacy strategy in collaboration with our international coalition of DPM experts.
Role Title: Advocacy Consultant
Hours: Negotiable, full or part-time
Contract length: 2 years with potential to renew for further years
Payment: 60,000 GBP per year FTE
Consultant selection process: We are accepting CVs plus a cover letter explaining your relevant experience and how you would approach the first few months of a new advocacy role. Successful proposals will be followed by interview.
Start date: As soon as possible following consultant selection.
Reports to: ICAM Director (and functionally to ICAM Chair)
About ICAM: The International Companion Animal Management (ICAM) Coalition is membership organisation that supports the development and use of humane and effective companion animal population management worldwide. Our vision is of a world where companion animals and human populations live together harmoniously. We are a registered charity (CIO Association) with the Charity Commission of England and Wales.
The position: We are looking for an experienced advocate and communication professional to work with our Director, Board of Trustees and ICAM members to lead the development and coordination of our advocacy work to ensure influential global stakeholders understand DPM’s contribution towards achieving different SDGs. As an advocacy expert, the consultant will also be a first-class communicator and convener and with sound knowledge of UN and other international institutions particularly in relation to urban development. A seasoned tactician in advocacy, the consultant will help us in developing and implementing the advocacy strategy and plan. Familiarity with DPM would be beneficial but is not required; as an internationally recognised and respected organisation in the field of DPM, ICAM is able perfectly positioned to support an advocacy consultant with the necessary DPM expertise.
- Experience in advocacy and/ or external affairs management at the international level
- Excellent communication and networking skills, including at the highest levels of decision-making Knowledge and experience of the urban development sector
● To co-lead the implementation and monitoring of advocacy strategy and plan for mainstreaming DPM within SDGs – in particular, SDG 11 on developing resilient and safe urban communities for all.
● Use insight into the UN system to inform ICAM’s advocacy targets and actions.
● In consultation with the Director, initiate strategic relations with key identified stakeholders within the urban development community and introduce/engage the Director, trustees and ICAM members as and when required.
● Effective management of relationships with these stakeholders.
● In consultation with Director, identify key external events and opportunities critical for engaging and influencing target stakeholders; and where agreed, represent ICAM in these events.
● Propose and organize events and side events in identified important global events - either as ICAM or as part of collaborative effort with other institutions and NGOs.
● Lead the development of campaign assets (reports, infographics, videos, etc) designed to target the interests of key stakeholders.
● Identify gaps in evidence of the importance of DPM to sustainable development and work with ICAM colleagues to fill these gaps and communicate them to a wider public or professional audience.
● Co-lead the development of ICAM's position on various topics within urban development.
● Support Director to engage ICAM members in development and implementation of advocacy strategies and work plan, to maximise their supporting actions and communicate progress to share with their supporters and donors.
● Identify potential partnership with other coalitions, organisations, trade bodies, corporates relevant to our goals and objectives.
● Maintain continuous and effective communication with the director ensuring timely reporting of engagement with stakeholders.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.