Campaigns and Public Affairs Support Officer
Campaigns & Public Affairs Support Officer with Age UK: Location London Contract Type Permanent Apply by 21-Mar-2019 Salary range £22,000.00 - £25,000.00 Job Category Campaigns Job Purpose At Age UK, we are looking to recruit a Campaigns and Public Affairs Support Officer to join our Influencing division in London. You will play a vital role in supporting the External Affairs team to deliver effective campaigns and public affairs activities which change the lives of older people. You will need strong written and oral communciations skills, along with an ability to prioritise your workload in a fast-paced environment. This is a fantastic and varied job for someone looking for a solid grounding or first role in public affairs and campaigning within the charity sector, along with a valuable opportunity to create demonstrable change to people’s lives. Main Responsibilities
- Work across the department, the charity and the group to support the delivery of effective campaigns and public affairs activities.• Liaise with a range of external stakeholders to deliver campaigns and public affairs strategies. This will include organising events, MP/ministerial visits or focus groups to ensure older people get their voices heard. • Ensure that information on our campaigns and public affairs activity is communicated effectively to all stakeholders. This will include writing our campaigns newsletter, managing our Twitter account and writing emails to campaigners. • Support Age UK’s influencing objectives by assisting in the delivery of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Ageing and Older People.
Experience Your profile:• Knowledge or interest in campaigning and public affairs• Experience of developing a project plan and seeing activities through to a successful conclusion• Excellent written and oral communication skills• Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise workloads and competing demands For a full list of responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached Job Pack. Additional Information Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. We aim to improve later life for everyone through our services, advice, campaigns, products, training and research. For a full list of benefits please click here https://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us/jobs/employee-benefits/ Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working. Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.