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Reference: 70597

Date Added: 9 April 2019
Closing Date: 24 April 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager

Working For: Sands

Location: London

Salary: £41,105 per annum including London Weighting

Job Details

Every single day in the UK, in spite of medical advances, 15 babies are stillborn or die within the first 28 days of life.

Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity, is a well-established and widely respected national charity that:

  • Works in partnership with health professionals and others to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care by transforming the culture and practice of perinatal bereavement care.
  • Promotes changes in care that could help to reduce the loss of babies’ lives by funding high impact research projects and to ensure that a robust review is carried out after each babies death.
  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby through our Helpline and our 100 Groups nationwide across the 4 devolved nations.
  • Raises awareness of the issues relating to stillbirth and neonatal death to break to taboo and lift the isolation felt by so many bereaved parents

Sands has a vacancy for a Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager to lead all our activity in these areas, in order to obtain widespread commitment to reducing the number of babies dying and to ensure the provision of excellent bereavement care after pregnancy or baby loss. By leading on the delivery of impactful and integrated campaigns, the post-holder will build a core of committed campaign supporters. The post holder will lead the policy and campaigning elements of Baby Loss Awareness Week working two days a week to the Baby Loss Awareness Week Alliance.

Closing Date: 24 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The advertisement will close at 17:00 on the closing date.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 6th May 2019.

Application Details

To apply, please submit your CV together with a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria in the person specification to recruitment@sands.org.uk. Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Please follow the link to our website:


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

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