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Reference: 84456

Date Added: 7 June 2022
Closing Date: 5 July 2022

Job Title: Campaigns Manager

Working For: Big Brother Watch

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is an exciting position for an exceptional campaigner to take a senior role at one of the UK’s leading rights NGOs.

Post summary

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to devise high-impact campaigns to achieve real change, co-ordinating a multi-disciplinary high-performing team to further privacy, free expression and data protection rights. Ideally, you’ll also be a key Big Brother Watch spokesperson in the media.

You’ll have both people and project management responsibilities, leading our campaigns on key policy issues such as facial recognition, free speech and algorithmic decision making in the welfare system.

You’ll oversee campaigns across all areas of our organisational strategy: data, rights and justice; freedom of expression online; surveillance and power; and rights and democracy post-covid - as well as explore new organisational priorities, over time.

About you

We’re looking for highly skilled professional with a track record of delivering impactful change and a demonstrable passion for protecting civil liberties, especially privacy and freedom of expression. 

You’ll have significant experience working in a campaigns capacity, and experience managing people and/or projects in a comparable environment. You’ll be familiar with key issues in the area.

You’ll also have excellent knowledge of British politics and UK parliamentary procedures, a strong network of contacts in Westminster and significant experience campaigning for change in parliament in order to maximise our political impact.

You’ll be at ease working on a strictly non-partisan, cross-party basis and grounding our campaign strategies in human rights and liberal principles. You’ll embody our principles of equality, respect and accountability.

If you’re committed to Big Brother Watch’s mission, we’d like to hear from you.

Big Brother Watch

Big Brother Watch is a UK civil liberties campaign group fighting for a free future. We’re determined to reclaim our privacy and defend freedoms at this time of enormous technological change. And we fight to win.

For further information and the job description, please visit our website to download the Job Information Pack.

Closing Date: 5 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Apply by: 5th July 2022, midnight

Start date: ASAP

Interview dates: TBC

Application Details

Please first visit https://bigbrotherwatch.org.uk/work-with-us/#CAMPAIGNS_MANAGER to read the Job Information Pack and send:

  • Your CV
  • A covering letter (1 page maximum)
  • Task: Big Brother Watch wants to stop police forces in the UK using live facial recognition surveillance. Outline three actions you would take as Campaigns Manager in pursuit of this goal (600 words max).

To recruitment@bigbrotherwatch.org.uk

Please note: applications without any one of the 3 requested submissions above will not be considered.

Website: https://bigbrotherwatch.org.uk

Additional Notes