West Sussex

£30,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoid... Read more

Job Description

Job title: Campaign Officer

Office Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Sightsavers is seeking an experienced campaigner to join our dynamic Policy and Global Advocacy (PGA) team as a Campaign Officer

The Campaign Officer will support the delivery of Sightsavers’ policy campaign and represent Sightsavers policy positions to external audiences as well as contributing to national and international policy change. You will be working to mobilise and support the public to engage and take action to support campaigning objectives.

Your time will be divided between two main areas; providing support in delivering Sightsavers campaign strategy and campaigning related activity and supporting the implementation of relevant ‘campaigning’ technical capacity and funding within Sightsavers.  In collaboration with the Head of Multilateral Engagement and Campaigns and the Policy Campaigns Manager (to whom this role reports) you will contribute to the delivery of a creative, ambitious, ten-year campaign vision for Sightsavers that influences national governments, political parties and policy-makers to deliver policy change at UK and international levels. 

If you have demonstrable knowledge and experience of campaigning and a proven track record of working within a team to deliver campaigns that achieve high level policy change, we want to hear from you.

This is an involved role so please read the accompanying job description for full details.

Closing date: 16 June 2019

We anticipate that interviews will take place in late June.