Islington, Greater London (Hybrid)
£27,975 - £30,375 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Location: Hybrid working part London Office (Islington, London) part home work. Post holder must be able to get to the London office

Salary: £27,975-£30,375 per annum inclusive

Hours: 35 hours a week

Closing date:  Thursday 14 July 2022 at 10.00am

Interview date: 27 & 28 July 2022


This is a permanent position.  


We are looking for a Policy and Public Affairs Officer to join our ambitious and growing type 1 diabetes charity, JDRF, as part of the policy and public affairs team.  Based in London, you will work on projects with our corporate partners and high-level Parliamentarians, people with type 1 diabetes, policy makers and researchers. You will help to deliver JDRF’s influencing plans, improving access to and choice of type 1 diabetes treatments and technology.


This role will be fundamental in delivery of our advocacy mission: to reduce health inequalities in type 1 diabetes, to widen access to type 1 diabetes medical technologies and to ensure that people with type 1 get access to emerging new treatments and future cures.


An experienced public affairs professional, you may have worked for charities before in similar roles.  You will have excellent written and communication skills, the ability to understand complex policy issues and communicate them effectively, as well as fantastic interpersonal skills.


You’ll have previous experience of:

  • drafting briefings, reports and policy submissions
  • communicating across a range of parliamentary and professional stakeholders at all levels
  • working in a public affairs and/or policy-based environment
  • collaborating with a wider communications department
  • conducting research and analysis, summarising findings clearly to a range of audiences


You will find a vibrant atmosphere and spirited team at JDRF, always striving to make a difference to people living with type 1.


As an employer we offer:

  • Flexible working and will consider compressed hours
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days and bank holidays
  • Health cash plan
  • Season ticket and cycle loan
  • Pension scheme


JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder into type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We are dedicated to our 400,000 strong type 1 community in the UK and work closely with our international affiliates across the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.


‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’ 


More about JDRF

We are JDRF.

We won’t stop until we create a world without type 1 diabetes.

There are currently 400,000 people in t... Read more

Refreshed on: 14 July 2022
Closed date: 29 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Policy/Research

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