Policy & Campaigns Manager

L39 4QP, Ormskirk
£25,000 - £30,000 (Dependent on Skills and Experience)
08 May 2017
11 Jun 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Policy & Campaigns Manager

£25,000 - £30,000 per annum (Dependent on Skills and Experience)

Edge Hill Students’ Union is a dynamic, award winning organisation. Our vision is to be an essential part of Edge Hill University significantly adding value to the student experience. We do this by providing high quality, well-used membership and commercial services.

The Role:

We are looking for a hands-on, enthusiastic and passionate person, to drive the policy, research, campaigning and advice needs of Edge Hill Students’ Union.

You will develop and manage targeted and impactful policy research projects that provide an evidence base to support the development of policy recommendations to bring about change.

You will be the driving force behind Edge Hill Students’ Union campaign strategies, events and resources that reflect Edge Hill Students’ Union’s priorities and strategic objectives, involve its members, and enhance its ability to campaign effectively.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant experience of strategic policy, lobbying or campaigning work designed to achieve and/or influence change.
  • Experience of managing or supervising staff/volunteers.
  • Proven expertise in writing high quality, well-argued and engaging communications, including reports, briefings and blogs.
  • Experience of carrying out or commissioning research.

The Benefits:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement consisting of 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas closure days
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Discounted onsite gym and sports facilities
  • Free parking (subject to SU Environmental Policy)
  • Childcare Vouchers

Closing Date: Sunday 4th June 2017

Interviews: Monday 12th June 2017