Date Added: 22 May 2023
: 4 June 2023
Job Title: Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager
Working For: Advance
Salary: £42,000- £48,000
Length of Contract: Permanent
We are looking for a Senior Policy & Campaigns Manager
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Advance is an award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women and girls survivors of domestic abuse and supporting women with short-term sentences to reduce offending. We believe in empowering women and girls to lead safe, non-violent, equal lives so that they can flourish and contribute to the community.
About the role:
This is a new role created at an exciting time for Advance as we launch our strategy for 2023-26 with a focus on systems change and active campaigning.
As the Senior Policy & Campaigns Manager you will work with the CEO, Head of Communications & External Affairs and Evidence & Insights Team, along with internal and external stakeholders to help design, manage and deliver a cutting-edge policy agenda and stakeholder outreach programme.
You will have good practical knowledge of parliament and parliamentary processes in the House of Commons, House of Lords, and the London Assembly. Excellent written and verbal skills. Previous experience of writing policy statements, papers and contributing to published research reports. Previous experience of working closely with a press team to advise on content for media releases and lines-to-take. Ability to react quickly to support colleagues with media deadlines. A willingness be a spokesperson for Advance.
A practical understanding of how charity statutory, grants and foundations funding works.
The ability to deal in a mature manner with sensitive subject matter and reflect Advance’s 2023-26 strategy.
The ability to be a self-starter and use your expertise to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation and communications team output; including media releases and features for newspapers and magazines.
Closing Date: 4 June 2023
Sunday 4 June 2023 @ 23:59
Interviews are taking place on a rolling basis.
*Advance reserves the right to close the advert early, or on the appointment of a candidate
Please submit your up-to-date CV with a supporting statement. Please note that only applications made via the job advert on the Advance careers page, and those that include a cover letter will be considered.