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Vegetarian for Life
Manchester 2.39 miles
£35,000 - £40,000 per year
This critical role will help to drive our lobbying, campaigning, advocacy, and research forward at a critical time for our organisation.
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British Heart Foundation
Manchester
£28,500 - £31,000 per year
Are you an experienced health and safety practitioner looking to put their mark on the work of one of the UK's largest charities?
Youth Leads UK
Bolton 7.87 miles
£19,282 per year
Can you help us create a positive impact on young people? You'll be designing and delivering activity sessions and increasing youth voice!
Refugee Action
Greater Manchester
£32,234 per year per annum pro rata. Plus £3,717 Inner London Weighting pro rata for candidates based in London
The Together Trust
Cheadle 6.86 miles
£31,571.0 - £36,257.0 per year
The Together Trust are looking for a Programme Manager to be the fist point of contact for project management across the Trust
Greater Manchester Rape Crisis
Manchester 2.04 miles
£12,000 - £12,500 per year
Greater Manchester Rape Crisis
Manchester 2.04 miles
31,500 Pro rata
Co-operatives UK
Manchester 0.42 miles
£34,425 per year
12 month maternity cover role you will be picking up programmes of work that are ongoing and supporting the start-up phase of new work.
Child Action Northwest (CANW)
Bolton 10.13 miles
£28,022 - £29,877 per annum FTE (£22,720.54 - £22,224.59 actual for 30 hours) CANW scale points 29 – 31
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Manchester, Greater Manchester
Westminster, Greater London
£35,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About this vacancy

Vegetarian for Life is the leading authority on diet and healthy living advice for older vegans and vegetarians. We work with a diverse variety of stakeholders, including some of the UK's biggest care chains and food suppliers; government; and partner NGOs, to support and protect older vegans and vegetarians.

As we continue to expand our work, we have an opportunity to create the charity’s first Head of Research and Policy. This critical role will help to drive our lobbying, campaigning, advocacy, and research forward at a critical time for our organisation.

We are looking for an exceptional and passionate individual with proven experience of managing and developing successful integrated campaigns and campaign strategies.

The ideal candidate will drive our impact by using their skills and experience to effectively shape policy and research interventions. They will help Vegetarian for Life to make a real and tangible difference to the lives of older vegans and vegetarians across the UK – both now and in the future.

You will have experience of developing and implementing successful research and campaign proposals and activities. With a good understanding and experience of the UK legislative, regulatory, and governmental framework, you will understand how to navigate and steer stakeholders to achieve legislative change. You will understand how to drive public and media awareness to enable this.

You will be used to working with a variety of stakeholders, and will be a confident and effective communicator at any level – from the general public, through to business leaders, senior government, and regulatory bodies. Management experience is preferred.

Candidates will ideally be based in, or close to, either Greater London or Greater Manchester. The role will include regular travel to both cities and may include overnight stays. Other UK travel may be required, and you must be prepared and willing to travel for this role. The role is primarily home based, with regular attendance at the Manchester office.

In line with the charity’s core values, you should be a committed vegan or vegetarian.

Salary and benefits:

  • From £35,000 p.a. (£17.95 per hour)
  • In the region of 37.5 hours per week – full time
  • Flexible working hours
  • 6% contribution to group personal pension plan
  • Generous 38 days of annual leave p.a.
  • Supportive and positive working environment

Closing date: 31 May 2021

More information: For more details, including the Person Specification, please download our Job Description. Applications should be made with a covering letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) along with a CV and details of current salary.

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For more details, including the Person Specification, please download our Job Description. Applications should be made with a covering letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) along with a CV, details of current salary, and how you meet the Person Specification.

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Posted on: 10 May 2021
Closing date: 31 May 2021
Tags: Policy/Research,Senior Management

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