Title: Senior Campaigns and Advocacy Officer
Reports to: Head of Global Advocacy and and Partnerships
Duration: Two years
Hours: 35 hours p/w
FORWARD is seeking a committed Senior Campaigns and Advocacy Officer to develop and implement advocacy, policy and campaign activities. They will have knowledge of political processes and possess the skills to develop strategic responses to influence change. The Senior Campaigns and Advocacy Officer will contribute to the production and dissemination of research and will build the profile of the organisation and develop relationships among networks.
Purpose of the role
The Senior Campaigns and Advocacy Officer will lead on FORWARD’s campaign, policy and advocacy work with a view to influencing policy developments and debates at local, national and global levels. They will provide strategic direction and develop an evidence base to inform targeted campaign and policy activities in line with the organisation’s strategic plan. You will work closely with the UK, Africa and Communications teams, providing guidance and oversight.
The deadline for applications is 31st January 2017. Interviews will be held on 9th February 2017.
Please state this reference in your application: SCAO 2017