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Reference: 68078

Date Added: 6 October 2018
Closing Date: 15 October 2018

Job Title: Policy & Advocacy Manager

Working For: a client of Prospectus

Location: London

Salary: up to £39,000

Job Details

Have you engaged successful in parliamentary lobbying and policy advocacy?

Prospectus is proud to be working with a national charity that is having an astoundingly positive impact on tackling issues surrounding the rights of refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK. The charity is now seeking a dedicated and motivated Advocacy Manager to play a vital role and act as an active member within their Campaigns Team.

Reporting to the Head of Campaigns, you will coordinate and lead the charity's advocacy strategy for individual campaigns, ensuring they are developed and delivered while working in collaboration with the Policy and Research Manager, Senior Parliamentary Officer and Chief Executive. Your execution of these campaigns will be essential in supporting their overall impact, ensuring they are successful in recruiting and mobilising supporters. You will be responsible for engaging with key individuals in parliament and government while also forming crucial political alliances and relationships with a consortium of organisations with similar interests, as well as representing the charity externally with MPs and other senior parliamentarians.

The successful candidate will be a confident and driven individual with demonstrable experience of nurturing strategic stakeholder relationships and engaging successfully in parliamentary lobbying and policy advocacy. You will be a keen researcher and will ideally have a good knowledge of the structures, processes and key institutions within tin the UK's asylum system. An insight into the experience of refugees is desirable however not acceptable.

The charity believes that there has never been a more vital time to stand up to the injustice that refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK face. Can you help drive forward their mission?

Full job descriptions will be shared with candidates who are initially successful upon review of their CV.

Closing Date: 15 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Your CV will be reviewed as and when they are submitted and interviews will happen on a rolling basis. The ideal candidate will be immediately available however our client will be able to accomodate a 4-6 week notice period.

Application Details

Please apply with an up to date CV via the Prospectus website: www.prospect-us.co.uk/jobs/details/hq00173716 

Full job descriptions will be shared with candidates who are initially successful upon review of their CV.

Website: https://www.prospect-us.co.uk/

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