How to apply
Are you an experienced campaigner ready to take on a new challenge to campaign for the rights of disabled people across the UK and internationally?
This is an exciting time to join Leonard Cheshire as we realise a new forward-thinking strategy. The campaigns team now sits within a new integrated department that brings together research, policy and pioneering international programmes. In this role you’ll have an opportunity to work with these teams to develop plans to shape policy, practice and public perception on key areas that affect disabled people. You’ll help shape the future direction of Leonard Cheshire’s campaigns by developing innovative online and offline campaign activities and by helping to grow and nurture our supporter base.
We’re looking for a creative campaigner with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You’ll have experience of developing communications across a range of channels that clearly communicate key messages and mobilise people to take action. Able to work with a range of stakeholders, you’ll have great interpersonal skills and be a team player.
An understanding of national and local political structures is useful. Experience of using specialist digital engagement software such as Campaignion, Engaging Networks, CMS and CRM systems is desirable.
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities. This is an exciting time to join us as we grow our reach across communities.
What we Offer
We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:
• Fair and competitive pay rates.
• A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover benefit.
• Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave.
• Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates.
• Access to cycle-to-work benefits.
• A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of disabled people.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from disabled people, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
The closing date for this role is Sunday 8 September.