Public Affairs Officer / Campaigns Officer

EasyWeb NFP
Newcastle upon Tyne
£22,627 actual per annum
17 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Candidate Services
Part Time
Contract Type
Public Affairs Officer / Campaigns Officer 

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Regional Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer 
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 28 hours per week 
Salary: £22,627 actual per annum 

Closing date: 04 July 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

The Regional Public Affairs and Campaigns Team leads on the delivery of our client’s campaigns and public affairs activity at a regional and local level. They work to deliver local policy change to improve the lives and experiences of people affected by dementia. 

As Regional Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer, you will be responsible for delivering their ambitious programme of campaigning and influencing work across the North East region. This will include identifying and exploiting opportunities to influence policy, practice and attitudes at the local and regional levels. You will raise the awareness and profile of the work of our client by identifying and building strong relationships with key local stakeholders, as well as mapping and analysing target audiences, writing briefings, and organising meetings and events. 

You will work closely with other teams across the organisation to maximise their impact and influence to ensure dementia is a priority issue among key decision-makers and to affect positive structural change for people affected by dementia. Travel across the North East region and on occasion to London will be required. 

About you: 

They are looking for a proactive individual, with experience of building relationships with a variety of external stakeholders. You will have a good understanding of local and regional government, as well as the health and social care systems in England. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, and you will have experience of influencing politicians and/or delivering campaigns. 

If you have this experience and expertise, and a belief that we can make a real and lasting change for everyone affected by dementia, then they’d love to hear from you. They also have various learning programs to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with them. 

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. 

Our client is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Public Affairs Officer, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Campaigns Officer, Policy Officer, Political Assistant, Government Policy, Local Government, Community Engagement, Public Relations Officer, Communications Advisor, Communications Officer, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.