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Reference: 60322

Date Added: 11 April 2017
Closing Date: 30 April 2017

Job Title: Senior Campaigns Adviser

Working For: Save the Children

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced and creative individual to join us as Senior Campaigns Adviser, developing and delivering innovative campaigns focused on Save the Children’s priority conflict and humanitarian issues. These campaigns will be expected to put pressure on governments around the world to change policies and practices to ensure children are protected.

As Senior Campaigns Adviser you will provide strategic campaigning and advocacy guidance and support for Save the Children programme staff. You will advise and support the planning and delivery of national campaign and advocacy strategies in key countries, as well as global campaigns. In addition you will:
• Actively maintain positive working relationships outside of your role, across the organisation and with key regional and national staff
• Support the development of strong relationships with campaigning partners and coalitions
• Support Save the Children countries and members to develop strong civil society engagement and the building of social movements for change at national level
• Understand and commit to promoting Save the Children’s Volunteer Framework within the campaigns team and wider organisation
• Advise on budget requirements, operate within the budget available and manage budgets, as required

To be successful you will have experience working for an international organisation and experience of developing campaign strategies, with the knowledge and understanding of a range of campaign tactics. With a good understanding of the external environment, you should have a good knowledge of conflict and emergencies issues. A clear understanding of how to create impactful campaigns with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and the ability to handle multiple work streams are also essential. In addition you will have:
• Knowledge of working with civil society actors to deliver change and the ability to effectively manage and work within networks and coalitions
• A good understanding of target institution structures, processes and procedures
• Good project management skills, with a proven ability to plan work and meet deadlines when working under pressure on a number of projects, across a complex organisation
• Demonstrably strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Closing Date: 30 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply please visit our website via the link https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/senior-campaigns-adviser--conflict-and-humanitarian-campaigns-3092/3118/description/.

Website: http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/

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