We are looking for a passionate Campaigns Officer to support the Campaigns Manager with the strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of all campaigns for Guide Dogs. Integral to the success of our campaigns is ensuring we continue to reflect the issues that matter to people with sight loss, and that we involve them in our work in ways that are appropiate to them – that is the key purpose of this role.
In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below. Requirements include;
• Ability to communicate persuasively to a wide range of audiences in both written and verbal formats
• Experience of running successful campaigns, communications or political lobbying
• Detailed knowledge of the political framework and environment in the UK
• Relevant degree or equivalent
For more information on this role, please visit our website: https://jobs.guidedogs.org.uk/wrl/pages/vacancy.jsf?latest=01001206
Working at Guide Dogs
Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.
We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.
As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.
Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.
Interviews start on the 18th of December 2019.