Campaigns Manager (political/advocacy/public affairs)
Department: External affairs and Campaigns
Location: London but initially remote working
Job type: Permanent
Are you an experienced Campaigns Manager who is passionate about achieving positive change? Are you a self-starter who excels and delivers within a fast paced varied environment? Then we want to hear from you!
Which? is the UK's consumer champion, here to make life simpler, fairer and safer for everyone. Our research gets to the heart of consumer issues, our advice is impartial, and our rigorous product tests lead to expert recommendations. We're the independent consumer voice that influences politicians and lawmakers, investigates, holds businesses to account and makes change happen. As an organisation we're not for profit and all for making consumers more powerful.
About the role?
As part of an energetic and committed team, you'll develop and deliver advocacy campaign strategies on a number of consumer issues to improve the lives of people across the UK. You will deploy the expertise and resources across Which? to influence lawmakers, policy and business practices in order to make change and champion consumers in a world that is rapidly changing as we leave the EU, adapt our lives to deal with a global pandemic, and as more of our work, shopping and socialising goes online.
You will also:
- Oversee the planning and evaluation of campaigns and help define the overarching campaigns plan for each year
- Build and maintain an influential network of contacts and manage external stakeholders e.g. Government and regulators
- Collaborate with colleagues across Which? Including our Research and Investigations, Publishing, Policy, Press and Communication teams
- Ensure consistency of campaign messaging and activity for Which? across internal and external audiences
- Line manage campaigners within the team
This is an opportunity like no other! Your work can help make a difference to the lives of millions of people by bringing about significant change for consumers.
About the rewards?
You get a competitive salary, 28 days' holiday, contributory pension, life assurance, private medical cover, health insurance, full Which? membership for free, 50% off making a will with Which? Wills, modern open plan offices with bicycle parking, showers, fresh coffee and healthy food options in the staff restaurant and wellbeing initiatives like yoga, massage and counselling at reasonable rates.
About the Which? way of life?
We want you to do great work and enjoy it in a workplace that respects and empowers you. In 2019 we were a runner up in the medium-sized organisation category for Britain's Healthiest Workplace, and we signed up to the Time to Change employer pledge that protects staff against mental health discrimination. We're also a Stonewall accredited employer.
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To apply please attach your up to date CV and covering letter outlining why you feel this role would be great for you and what you can offer. Applications close Wednesday 24th February 2021.
At Which? we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, social economic background etc. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to understand and create a positive impact for consumers. We want to ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes, and therefore when required we make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.