Wales, United Kingdom
£20,270 per year
Contract, Part-time, 30 hours per week
Job description

At Home-Start Cymru, we work to influence the government and other decision-makers to ensure that every family in Wales has the support they need to give their children the best start in life.

We are looking to recruit a Policy and Public Affairs Officer who will play a key part in this through policy, advocacy and research. You will give families and children a strong voice in policy and decision making across Wales through developing a robust evidence base for change.

With a solid understanding of the policy context in Wales, you will have good political awareness and a proven track record of successfully influencing politicians and decision-makers. A strategic thinker with strong interpersonal skills and a good eye for detail, you will have the ability to effectively review and report data and information to varying audiences. You will be passionate about the issues facing families and children and about pushing our ideas forward eloquently to ensure that our policy and influencing work has a real impact.

You will join a young and ambitious charity and be part of a high-performing yet fun and supportive team. A pivotal part of our central team, you will be extremely motivated and able to work on your own initiative. Working closely with the senior team, you will be able to learn from those around you and shape and grow the role as the organisation matures.

Full job description can be found here: The closing date for this role is 31st August 2021

Application Instructions

Making an Application

You can apply for this role by returning your CV and covering letter to Bethan Webber.

After carefully reading the above Job Description and Person Specification, your covering letter should explain your motivation for applying and why you believe you are suitable for this role, paying particular attention to addressing the person specification points against which your application will be assessed. You are also welcome to include any additional information you believe may be advantageous to your application.

Refreshed on: 08 August 2021
Closed date: 29 August 2021
Tags: Campaigning, Communications, PR

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