Date Added: 23 May 2020
: 12 June 2020
Job Title: Political lead - Sky Partnership
Working For: WWF UK
Location: Woking, Surrey
Salary: up to £35,000 pa
All life on Earth depends on our oceans. They regulate our climate, generate the oxygen we breathe and provide food and livelihoods for hundreds of millions of people. WWF are working to protect them and to build support among millions of people for ocean recovery. In partnership with Sky Ocean Rescue, we are launching an advocacy campaign calling on the UK government to act before it’s too late. We are now looking for a Political Lead to work with an amazing media partner and make this happen.
Responsible for leading the political campaign strategy you will be responsible for objective setting, with clear timeline and milestones and in-depth stake holder mapping and targeting. You will utilise your relationships within Westminster and lead the team’s engagement activities with political stakeholders. Working closely with the key partnership contacts at Sky, you will maximise the political impact of campaigns and advocacy work to deliver on the objectives of the partnership and other stakeholders.
A consummate networker and influencer, you will have a demonstrable track record of impacting political decisions in Westminster. You will have an in-depth understanding of Westminster and Whitehall, including understanding of Parliamentary processes which should be supported by a relevant degree level qualification (or equivalent experience). Most importantly, you will have a passion for environmental issues and an awareness of the current political challenges and opportunities to drive change and make our world a better place.
Closing Date: 12 June 2020
If you have the relevant skills to help us achieve our mission, please visit our website via the link:
Complete the online registration and submit a copy of your CV with cover letter highlighting why this role is for you.
At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.