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Reference: 75174

Date Added: 2 June 2020
Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Job Title: Director of Campaigns & Organising

Working For: The Advocacy Academy

Location: London

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Job Details

The Advocacy Academy is a youth movement working to unleash the power of young people to create a more fair, just, and equal society. We are on a mission to create a new generation of social-change leaders, supporting them to tackle the biggest challenges of the 21st Century - from breaking gender binaries to building affordable housing to preventing violence on our streets. We envision a society in which young people are passionate and powerful, meaningfully participating in their communities and effectively challenging injustice and inequality to create a better tomorrow.

To realise our full potential, we need someone exceptional to take ownership of our strategic campaigns and creative actions going forward. As Campaigns Director you will be responsible for building and developing The Advocacy Academy as a social justice institution known for running and winning critical campaigns, and training young leaders capable of acting together in the public arena for the common good.

For a full job description, head to www.TheAdvocacyAcademy.com 

Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Stage One: Screening call with an Advocacy Academy Staff member week of the 20th July
Stage Two: Workshop with Alumni of The Advocacy Academy and written task week of the 27th July
Stage Three: Panel interview between Monday 3rd and Wednesday 5th August

Application Details

Candidates will need to send a CV and a supporting application addressing the following questions:

  • Tell us about a social justice issue that makes you angry and why it matters to you
  • Please describe a transformational strategic campaign you have designed and delivered, or been an integral part of, including one or more of the creative actions that the campaign featured
  • Please describe the key challenges facing a youth organising movement in the UK
  • What else would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Campaigns Director role?

For more information on how to apply please visit our website under recruitment at www.theadvocacyacademy.com.

Website: http://www.theadvocacyacademy.com

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