Policy Officer

EasyWeb NFP
£28,434 per annum
12 Nov 2018
25 Nov 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Policy Officer 

Today, 12 children and young people will hear the devastating news that they have cancer. Our client is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children, young people and their families and provides them with clinical, practical, emotional and financial support. They fight tirelessly for children and young people with cancer, often when they feel they can’t. They also champion the voices and experiences of young people and their families by researching the issues affecting them and campaigning to make positive change happen. 

Position: Policy Officer 
Location: London - Office 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £28,434 per annum 

Closing Date: 25 November 2018 
Interview Date: 28 November 2018 

About the role: 

Our client is looking for a dynamic Policy Officer to help make change happen at the organisation and to enable the Policy and Influencing Team to maximise the influence and impact of the organisation’s campaigning work. Could that be you? 

As Policy Officer you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of key aspects of the organisation’s Policy and Influencing Strategy and communicating their policy position about what they believe needs to change. Key to the role is championing the voices and experiences of young cancer patients to policy makers across the UK. 

Reporting to the Head of Research, Policy and Campaigning, you will be responsible for keeping abreast of policy developments, providing sound policy analysis, producing quality, evidence-based policy papers and presenting the organisation’s policy positions with key external stakeholders and at external events.  About you: 

This is a really exciting time to join our client as their policy and influencing work gains more and more momentum. If you're a creative, self-motivated team-player with excellent communication skills, who's committed to putting the needs of the people they support the heart of what you do, this could well be the job for you! 

You may have experience of the following: Policy Officer, Legislation, Fundraising, Fundraising Officer, Lobby, Lobbyist, Policy Planning, Researcher, Public Affairs, Policy Executive, Policy Assistant, Policy Administrator, Regulation, Regulatory, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

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