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Reference: 90126

Date Added: 6 September 2023
Closing Date: 19 September 2023

Job Title: Regional Campaigns Officer - East Midlands

Working For: RNIB

Location: Internet

Salary: £34,570 Per Annum

Length of Contract: 7 Months Fixed Term

Job Details

This exciting opportunity sits within our Policy and Campaigns team and will support our work to change society, ensuring sight loss is not a barrier to living life to the full. This role is a an opportunity to join the team on a Secondment or FTC for a Maternity Cover. You will play a key role within our friendly Regional Campaigns team, who lead on the local delivery of RNIB’s campaign priorities, support blind and partially sighted people to tackle issues in their local areas as well as building our network of campaign supporters and volunteers.

You’ll be responsible for the recruitment, training and on-going management of campaign volunteers, empowering them to engage with their local community and to develop and lead local campaign work. You’ll grow campaigning capacity across the East Midlands and build wider support for RNIB’s work.

You’ll be a highly effective team player and influencer, able to work alongside local politicians and other key stakeholders such as local authorities, health and social care bodies and voluntary sector partners.

You’ll work with colleagues in the central Policy and Campaigns team to feed regional insight into RNIB campaign activity and seek new opportunities to develop campaign activity across the East Midlands.

You’ll have experience of campaigning to secure change in policy and practice and be able to work with and support individuals and groups of campaigners. You’ll have an appreciation of the issues affecting blind and partially sighted people, and you’ll be a team player, able to work collaboratively and build rapport with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

We actively encourage applicants with lived experience of sight loss to apply for this role.

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.

We do reserve the right to close this role early in the event of a high number of applications.

Closing Date: 19 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Application closing time: 11:59pm

Application Details

If you'd like to apply for this great opportunity, please apply online, uploading your CV and cover letter, telling us how you meet the skills, knowledge and experience for the role and why you think you’d be a great fit for RNIB.

If you are having trouble applying online or would like more information, please contact us on recruitment@rnib.org.uk, or call us on 0207 391 2111.

Website: http://www.rnib.org.uk

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