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Reference: 75119

Date Added: 18 May 2020
Closing Date: 8 June 2020

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: The Runnymede Trust

Location: London

Salary: £25,000-£27,000 p.a.

Job Details

The main responsibilities of this position are

  • To raise awareness in parliament of racial equality issues and influence policy accordingly
  • To raise awareness and increase the involvement of race equality organisations in policy and parliamentary debate
  • To coordinate the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Race and Community
  • To draft briefings based on Runnymede’s and ROTA’s ongoing work and priorities
  • To organise and run events each year on behalf of the APPG, including drafting any briefings or reports on behalf of the group
  • To organise any relevant community events
  • To build and maintain relationships with parliamentarians, monitor parliamentary developments and make impactful interventions when appropriate
  • To respond to government consultations and Select Committee submissions
  • Ensure key ministers, politicians and senior civil servants are made aware of Runnymede and ROTA’s research findings where relevant for policy and legislation
  • To build relationships with key community/voluntary sector organisations nationally to enable effective campaigning and scrutiny of parliament.
  • Engaging with broadcast, print and social media
  • Represent Runnymede and ROTA at meetings and conferences as requested by the Directors;

Closing Date: 8 June 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: Monday 15th June 2020.

Application Details

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification to the Director of the Runnymede Trust at: info@runnymedetrust.org with the subject heading ‘Policy Officer Application’.


Due to the volume of applications only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Website: http://www.runnymedetrust.org

Additional Notes