Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.
We have a vacancy for a Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer to support our work to save babies lives, and ensure the provision of excellent bereavement care after pregnancy or baby loss. In this new and exciting role, you will help deliver impactful campaigns, build a core of committed campaign supporters and establish relationships with key stakeholders in Westminster and across Government departments and other charities.
You will be a great communicator with experience of using a variety of campaigns tactics and public affairs approaches to influence public policy and political agendas, along with the ability to build relationships at all levels with politicians and campaign supporters.
A high level of flexibility and proactivity is essential, together with the ability to work well across different teams and on your own initiative. You will have the skills to be able to absorb and understand complex issues and get them across in a clear and concise way.
You will therefore need to demonstrate a well-organised approach, be able to cope with demanding situations and meet tight deadlines
In addition to the above, you will understand and empathise with the needs of bereaved parents and have an excellent understanding of diversity issues.
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