Date Added: 1 June 2018
: 21 June 2018
Job Title: Policy Manager
Working For: The Blagrave Trust
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
The Blagrave Trust is an a small and dynamic endowed Foundation, making a big impact. We make grants to youth organisations to help young people aged 14-25 make a successful transition to adulthood. Increasingly we are also funding work that addresses the root causes of the issues we see manifest in young people’s problems through advocacy, policy, research or campaigning.
We are now ready to recruit a dedicated staff post to move our policy work forward. This is an exciting role in that there is real scope to shape a new programme of work, take it in exciting directions and think creatively.
We are looking for an engaged and energized individual who is excited by the opportunity to bring about enduring change in young people’s lives. We are interested in individuals who have experience of social change and policy influence, alongside a strong commitment to youth voice. We will openly consider individuals from diverse backgrounds, with lived experience of the issues that the young people we support face, provided that they have the relevant skills and potential to deliver.
You will have energy and a passionate commitment to young people and social change and bring a strong understanding of issues affecting young people today. We are looking for someone you can demonstrate their effectiveness in policy, campaigning or research work and experience working in or with the voluntary and public sector. You must be resourceful, flexible and a great team player.
For more information see: https://www.blagravetrust.org/we-are-looking-for-a-policy-manager/
Closing Date: 21 June 2018
First interview: 28 June.
Second interview: 3 July, London.
Please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org including the name of two referees who can vouch for you – at least one must be from a recent professional experience.