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Reference: 63801

Date Added: 7 December 2017
Closing Date: 13 December 2017

Job Title: Public Affairs Officer

Working For: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Location: London

Salary: £29,000

Job Details

Established in 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home aims to never turn away a dog or cat in need of our help, caring for them until their owners or loving new homes can be found, no matter how long it takes. We are champions for, and supporters of, vulnerable dogs and cats, determined to create lasting changes for animals in our society. We currently operate from three centres – in Battersea London, Old Windsor in Berkshire and Brands Hatch in Kent. Every year, we care for over 7,000 dogs and cats.

The Communications Department works to promote Battersea’s animals, events and campaigns, increase stakeholder engagement at all levels, and to grow, enhance and protect our brand and profile. We are entering a period of exceptional opportunities to enhance Battersea’s leading position in the animal welfare sector and to keep Battersea front of mind. The Public Affairs Team aims to deliver systemic change in society for the benefit of our animals.

Main Purpose of the Role: grow Battersea’s campaigning profile, building on the existing supporter base and playing a key role in the delivery of policy campaigns targeted at politicians, Government and the public.

For the full job description and person specification please see our recruitment pack online.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home offer our employees a wide range of benefits, for example:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) pro rata per year
  • Free membership to our healthcare cash plan
  • Season ticket loans

Closing Date: 13 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews take place on 10 January.

Application Details

To apply for this position please visit our website, and apply via the online application form here: https://www.battersea.org.uk/about-us/jobs/job-vacancies/public-affairs-officer. Please email jobs@battersea.org.uk if you have any questions.

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

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