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Reference: 75535

Date Added: 23 July 2020
Closing Date: 7 August 2020

Job Title: Advocacy Advisor

Working For: BRAC UK

Location: London

Salary: £31,120

Job Details

We are BRAC. For close to 50 years we’ve been driven by a single goal; creating opportunities for people living in poverty to realise their potential. From community health to humanitarian response, gender equality to food security and education to ultra-poor graduation, we fight poverty as an act of justice. Integrity, innovation and impact define our drive, and we are proud that this is recognized, with BRAC being ranked as the number one NGO in the world, for five consecutive years.

We are ‘the world’s biggest family’; with our Headquarters in Bangladesh, we work across 11 countries to enable 110 million people to transform their lives.

At BRAC UK – an awareness- and resource-raising affiliate of BRAC – we recognize the challenges the current climate presents, and we are ready to tackle them. By scaling our investment in advocacy, we’re committing to change the profile of the issues that matter most to the poorest people on the planet, and we’re committing to change our influence over them – establishing BRAC as a credible and influential Southern voice … with your help.

You are exceptional. You understand policy change and you know how to make it happen. You can navigate the corridors of Westminster and Whitehall with ease, and you have a track record in designing high-impact advocacy campaigns that deliver. You can capture and communicate political intel and use it to inform tactics. You are confident building relationships; from sector allies to high-political targets, and you recognize their value in positioning BRAC as a central Southern voice. You are excited at the prospect of working to re-affirm the UK government’s global commitment to ending extreme poverty.

Overview of the role

  • Work with Advocacy & Communications Manager to develop and deliver BRAC UK’s Parliamentary engagement
  • Capture and communicate political intelligence to key stakeholders across BRAC
  • Create strategic and timely policy and advocacy materials
  • Develop a cadre of compelling Champions across BRAC
  • Support CEO and Advocacy and Communications Manager with sector and media engagement
  • Represent BRAC UK at the highest levels externally

Please download our pack for more information (http://www.bracuk.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/BRAC-UK-Candidate-Pack-Advocacy-Advisor.pdf). 

Closing Date: 7 August 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the role requirements, in no more than 2 pages to recruitment@bracuk.net (mark ‘Advocacy Advisor’ in subject line). 

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of submitting your application then you have not been selected to proceed.

Website: http://www.bracuk.net/

Additional Notes