Campaigns Officer

£30,642 - £32,205
Hiring Organisation: 
Guide Dogs

Are you persuasive, supportive and credible in helping to bring about real change?We are currently recruiting for a Campaigns Officer to become an integral member of the Campaigns Team.As a Campaigns Officer you will support the strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of all campaigns for Guide Dogs. Integral to the success of our campaigns and the key purpose of this role is to ensure we continue to reflect the issues that matter to people with sight loss, and that we involve them in our work in ways that are appropriate to them.Role Details:-    Location: Euston-    Contract: Permanent-    Hours: 35 Hours per week-    Interviews: w/c 15th May 2017-    Key Requirements: Right to work in the UKThe successful candidate would also be eligible to receive a London Allowance of £4,105 per annum, pro-rata, in accordance with the Association’s policies in operation at this time.To be successful in the role you will have detailed knowledge of the political framework and environment in the UK, and experience of running successful campaigns, communications or political lobbying.You will also have a strong understanding of current campaigning techniques and advocacy based campaigning.Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.As a member of staff we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.For more information on this role and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below. To apply for this position, please use the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.DiversityGuide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.Safeguarding StatementGuide Dogs is committed to ensuring that children, young people and vulnerable adults who come into contact with Guide Dogs staff and volunteers are treated with respect, and are free from all forms of abuse or mistreatment. We are also committed to ensuring that all staff and volunteers are aware of their responsibilities, and have the knowledge and skills necessary to promote and maintain the welfare and safety of those with whom they come into contact.

experienced practitioner (an expert or specialist or a junior manager managing a few people)
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
Job Location: 
London, England, UK
Location type: 
fixdl|fixed (office)
Closing date for applications: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 23:00

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