£39,655 - £51,816 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Campaign Manager (1206)

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. 

Do you have experience of developing creative and effective campaigning plans in the UK, preferably on global issues? 

Do you have experience managing the performance of others, and helping people to develop, grow, and achieve their potential?  

Do you have excellent communications skills with a demonstrable ability to communicate subjects to different audiences and develop messages that motivate?    

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you!

The Role:

OxfamGB is looking for a Senior Campaign Manager to lead the delivery of engaging, responsive and creative influencing activity, to work across issues and teams, flexibly and to connect to wider movements externally, to manage three team members, and to lead on our campaigning on a strategic focus area, either Valuing Womens’ Work or Rights, Resilience and Response (aka Fragility and Conflict).

Please note that we are also currently recruiting for an Agile Campaigns Lead.  If this role is also of interest to you, please see our website and quote reference 1207.

What we are looking for:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

  • Experience of developing creative and effective campaigning plans in the UK, preferably on global issues 
  • Experience managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and inclusion in teams and / or workplaces
  • An understanding of what it takes to role model management that accounts for your power, privilege, identity and values 
  • Excellent communications skills with a demonstrable ability to communicate subjects to different audiences and develop messages that motivate 
  • An understanding of and ability to assess the political, social and cultural context in Great Britain in which Oxfam campaigners work  


We believe that flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we are open to talking through working arrangements (in terms of hours and homeworking) that might work for you, including job share. 

Our values and commitment to safeguarding: 

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. 

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter outlining your skills and experiences that make you suitable for you role as well as your observations on why and how campaigning in INGOs can be more effective, anti-racist and decolonised. This statement may be up to 2,000 words. 

About Us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

A thriving diverse Oxfam: 

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today. 

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

Posted on: 22 June 2022
Closed date: 11 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 1206
Tags: Campaigning