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Reference: 73028

Date Added: 8 October 2019
Closing Date: 23 October 2019

Job Title: Senior Policy Officer/Policy Officer (Fixed Term)

Working For: Stonewall Equality Ltd

Location: London

Salary: £28,512/£25,872 pro rata

Job Details

Senior Policy Officer

Join our team and contribute to our highly successful policy influencing programme to make a real difference to the lives of LGBT people by protecting and extending the rights of the community.

As part of our Policy team, you will develop expert knowledge in specific policy areas relevant to LGBT equality (which could include, for example, hate crime and human rights legislation), and lead our influencing work on these. You will build and maintain our relationships with Parliamentarians, and work with other teams across Stonewall, including our Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales teams, to help achieve our strategic policy objectives.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skillset, get involved in making real policy changes and work with a range of influencers.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience of working in a policy and/or Parliamentary environment. You will have outstanding analytical and writing speeches. excellent interpersonal skill in order to engage and influence a variety of audiences and key stakeholders.

Policy Officer (Fixed Term)

Join our team and contribute to our highly successful policy influencing programme to make a real difference to the lives of LGBT people.

You'll be responsible for understanding the many different forms of inequality that affect the lives of LGBT people, and working across the team to support the delivery of our Policy and Parliamentary strategy. You’ll be responsible for keeping the Policy team and senior Stonewall staff briefed with up-to-date information on unfolding political developments, and drafting correspondence to Parliamentarians and Government.

This fixed-term six-month role provides an excellent opportunity for you to not only make an impact on the lives of LGBT people, but also to develop your skillset by getting involved in making real policy changes and working with a broad range of influencers.

You must have strong analytical skills and writing abilities with experience interpreting research findings and statistics and presenting these clearly. You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills to engage and influence a variety of audiences and key stakeholders.

For more information, please visit; http://www.stonewall.org.uk/about-us/join-our-team

Closing Date: 23 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Senior Policy Officer

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 11th November.

Policy Officer (Fixed Term)

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4th November 2019.

Application Details

If you have the right mix of skills and experience and a passion for LGBT equality, we want to hear from you.

Senior Policy Officer

Please complete and return the application and recruitment analysis form by 9.30am on Monday 4th November.

Policy Officer (Fixed Term)

Please complete and return the application and recruitment analysis form by 9.30am on Wednesday 23rd October.

For postal/email addresses and information about data protection and requesting reasonable adjustments, please see the job pack in the relevant links above.

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

Additional Notes