London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£37,465 - £45,492 per year + £4,200 London weighting allowance and excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager – Live Independently & Well helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by managing political engagement and campaigns work. The role is responsible for developing strong relationships with key political opinion formers, Ministers, Secretary of States, select committees and relevant decision-makers in Westminster and Whitehall to promote Guide Dogs policy and Campaigns. Working with the Senior Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager in their team, the role holder manages the development and delivery of current and new campaigns. The role will also manage the activities or our campaigners – both e-campaigners and campaigns volunteers to ensure they are taking meaningful actions that further Guide Dogs’ campaigns.

 

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year. Flexibility is available with working hours.

 

We recognise that the world looks a little bit different since the pandemic. Therefore, we’re committed to enabling our staff to work where best suits the needs of the individual, their team and the organisation. For this role, there will be opportunities to work from home as well as the office. We want our staff to flourish and work in environments which maximises their potential and best serves our stakeholders.

 

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

 

More details about this role, the Organisation and the recruitment process can be found in the candidate pack and job description via the Guide Dogs website.

 

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

 

Diversity

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invitation to interview for all applicants with disabilities who demonstrate, within their application form, sufficient evidence to meet the essential criteria for the job.

 

Safeguarding

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

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Refreshed on: 18 July 2022
Closed date: 24 July 2022 at 17:30
Job ref: 001797
Tags: Campaigning, Policy/Research

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