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Reference: 65547

Date Added: 11 April 2018
Closing Date: 23 April 2018

Job Title: Senior Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer

Working For: Barnardo's

Location: London

Salary: £30,147-£37,666pa + £1,848 Outer London Weighting Allowance

Job Details

At Barnardo's, we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo's dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need. Making that happen means effecting positive change in external policy, practice and public opinion. It means motivating existing and new supporters to take action as we drive the wellbeing of children, young people and their families to the top of the agenda.

It's an exciting time to join the Public Affairs and Campaigns Team as we develop our new influencing strategy. You will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver campaigns and public affairs strategies on a range of high profile issues, as well as grow the support of Barnardo's network of campaign supporters.

You will co-ordinate project teams of staff across the UK as well as external agencies to deliver winning campaigns across a range of channels. You will work closely with young people to ensure that the people we are campaigning on behalf of are at the heart of everything we do.

You'll bring a strong understanding of legislative and parliamentary processes, as well as a track record of developing compelling campaigns that resonate with target audiences across paid, owned and earned media, using data and insights.

Knowledge of children's issues will be helpful, but more important is having a campaigner's mind-set, an eye for opportunties and a desire to be at the forefront of innovative campaigning techniques.

Closing Date: 23 April 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: Thursday 3 May or Tuesday 8 May 2018

Application Details

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

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