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Reference: 92179

Date Added: 29 March 2024
Closing Date: 30 April 2024

Job Title: Lobbying Lead (Voluntary Position)

Working For: International Association for Democracy (IAD)

Location: Internet

Charity Number: SC052745

Salary: Voluntary

Length of Contract: Voluntary (Ongoing Position)

Job Details

The International Association for Democracy (IAD) is an NGO that works to defend and advance democracy around the globe. We link people with their governments and lobby governments to promote, strengthen and safeguard democratic institutions, processes, norms and values at home and abroad. We also work towards raising public awareness about the current state of democracy around the world and what should be done to better defend and promote democracy. For further information, visit www.iad.ngo.

IAD is looking for a Lobbying Lead to manage the Lobbying Team to help us advance our charitable goal to promote and defend democracy. The candidate must be able to commit 5 hours per week to this role.

Objectives of this Role

  • Manage the lobbying team
  • Develop a political strategy for IAD
  • Identify key politicians we should lobby
  • Lobby relevant politicians to advance IAD's charitable goals
  • The candidate is expected to volunteer for 5 hours per week to this role

Skills, Qualifications & Requirements

  • A bachelor's and/or master’s degree in Political Science, International Relations or a related field
  • Proven experience in lobbying/advocacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Basic understanding of Google Workspace and collaboration tools on Google Docs
  • Candidate must be available to have calls with politicians during working hours (9am - 5pm) every now and then (approximately once every two weeks)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with NGO

What we can offer YOU

  • Experience in an international NGO and an excellent reference to help you in your career
  • Training and experience in managing a team, which you can add to your CV
  • You will join a welcoming international network of students and professionals who have a passion for promoting and defending democracy, the rule of law and human rights
  • The inclusion of your name, photo, and role at IAD on our website

Closing Date: 30 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please email Valeria Bortă at recruitment@iad.ngo with a short motivation (around 5 sentences) along with a 1-2 page CV, which is in English.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, and interviews may be organised before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

To ensure that you do not miss out on important recruitment-related communication, we strongly urge you to regularly check your spam folder for any emails sent from recruitment@iad.ngo.

Website: http://iad.ngo

Additional Notes