Date Added: 7 September 2021
: 15 September 2021
Job Title: Criminal Justice Policy & Campaigns Officer
Working For: The Traveller Movement
Salary: £27-£28k pro rata
Length of Contract: 18 months fixed term contract
The Criminal Justice Policy and Campaigns Officer will play a proactive role supporting the development of TMs criminal justice policy and advocacy work, including campaigning activity, research, report writing, public affairs and building networks. The post holder will develop and maintain criminal justice policy, advocacy and campaigns networks nationally. They will be confident at compiling and monitoring data sets, performing qualitative and quantitative research, and writing compelling policy briefs. They will pursue opportunities to influence policy and decisions makers locally and nationally. It will be the post holder’s responsibility to liaise with the Traveller Movement’s Network Partners and TM Advisory Board on policy developments and relevant campaigns and parliamentary work.
Key areas of responsibility
- To undertake research/policy work including: content and data analysis; facilitating interviews and focus groups; analysing and interpreting policy, legislation, identifying good and bad practice; and forecasting trends and future developments in the Criminal Justice policy field
- To contribute to the production of proposals, reports and briefings in appropriate forms which may include newsletters, articles, letters and mailings, in paper and electronic form
- Undertake campaigning and lobbying work, organising key parliamentary events and campaigns
- Support, facilitate and develop key community networks to feed into the policy and public affairs process
- Ensure models of good practice in relation to Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are developed and shared
- Organise high profile policy and parliamentary events such as parliamentary receptions and policy round table seminars.
- Take part in national events.
- Share responsibility and support TM annual conference and other events.
- To act as the catalyst and driver for TMs engagement with a wide range of key stakeholder groups service providers, commissioners, local authorities and other relevant external organisations
- Promote and represent the Project by making regular spoken and written submissions at external meetings and forums.
- Develop and facilitate external support networks and identify models of good practice within other BME communities.
- Ensure full consultation and involvement of community members' voice at every opportunity.
Closing Date: 15 September 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing 04/10/21 for an immediate start.
Please visit: https://hr.breathehr.com/recruitment/vacancies/18454?identifier=travellermovement for full details and to apply.