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Reference: 72994

Date Added: 4 October 2019
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Job Title: Advocacy Officer (CAP0411)

Working For: Oxfam GB

Location: London

Salary: From £19,700 (plus inner London Weighting of £3,775) gross per annum

Job Details

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

  • Do you a passion for ending poverty and inequality?
  • Do you have an interest in UK politics? Would you like the opportunity to work with and support a busy team to deliver political change?
  • Do you have good organisational and communication skills?
  • Do you have a commitment to upholding Oxfam’s values, including gender justice and being non-party-political?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you!

The Role

The Advocacy Officer is crucial in helping the Government Relations Team navigate the UK political environment and supporting Oxfam to achieve impact in parliament. This includes through monitoring of Parliamentary debates and Government announcements, managing the team’s monitoring evaluation and learning processes to ensure we capture our impact, and helping support our influencing work.

The successful candidate would get the opportunity to help write briefing papers, manage Parliamentary events, and meet with and hold relationships with Parliamentarians and their staff.

What we are looking for

The Advocacy Officer role would be ideal for someone with strong organisational/ support skills and an interest in politics who would appreciate some time working across the wide range of Oxfam’s policy and campaign areas.

If you would like to discuss the role please email Toni Pearce (tpearce1@oxfam.org.uk)

We offer

This role will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in Oxfam’s influencing work in Parliament. There will be opportunities to learn about Oxfam’s campaigning and policy, and about the working of Westminster. We are keen to support the successful candidate to develop and grow in the role.

Oxfam offers training and development, fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details


Website: https://www.oxfam.org.uk/

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