Policy and Campaigns Manger
Do you believe people have the power to make a difference in our society? Do you want to change the world for the better?
We are proud to be working with The Directory of Social Change in the search for their next Policy and Campaigns Manager. DSC is a leading national charity which supports the independent voluntary sector through campaigning, research, training and publications. DSC is the largest supplier of information and training to this sector and its work helps tens of thousands of organisations to achieve their aims every year.
We are looking for a knowledgeable and passionate individual who would suit a varied and rewarding role. The overall purpose of this position is to develop and deliver DSC's policy and campaigns work, promoting it inside and outside the organisation and identify an action plan against key policy areas. This role offers fantastic variety and you will be involved in activities such as giving policy briefings to DSC's trustees, writing insightful blogs and interesting copy for their Policy Bulletin, and discussing DSC's position on the latest charity sector initiatives. You will also be building relationships with Ministers, doing media interviews, delivering speeches for an audience of charity leaders, and chairing a roundtable of funders or fundraisers.
To be successful as a Policy and Campaigns Manager, you will have experience creating and giving presentations, proven experience in policy, campaigns or public affairs work and will ultimately understand the key issues facing the voluntary and community sector. Being able to translate complicated information into succinct summaries is also important.
A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.