Date Added: 21 November 2019
: 8 December 2019
Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Officer
Working For: British Youth Council
The Policy & Public Affairs Officer will be stepping in at a very interesting time - post General Election, towards the end of a pilot with DCMS to engage more young people with policy makers, and a growing interest across the political spectrum in listening to young people.
The post-holder will be working with colleagues and young people across the charity to ensure that youth voice is at the heart of our policy and advocacy work. Activities will include supporting the Youth Select Committee, working with UK Parliament to ensure strong policy representation from young people directly to government, supporting the activity of the Youth Affairs and Votes at 16 APPGs, and supporting young people to advocate on the issues that are a priority to them. The postholder will also be looking to increase meaningful opportunities to put youth voice at the heart of decision making through mapping policy agendas and coordinating responses to Government, Parliament and other consultations that are relevant to young people.
This is an ideal role for someone with some experience in the policy and advocacy role who is looking to increase their impact. Passionate about ensuring young people are at the heart of decisions amde about them, the ideal candidate will be an active collaborator who works well with others to enhance impact and reach, and knows the value of ensuring young people have a place at the policy table.
Closing Date: 8 December 2019
Interview - Thursday 19 December 2019
Start date: as soon as possible in the New Year
To apply please complete an application and diversity monitoring form and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. All forms and application pack can be found on our website www.byc.org.uk/jobs