Charity registered in Scotland SC009538
Passionate about using evidence to effect change in policy and practice? Committed to working in partnership? Alcohol Focus Scotland is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated team.
As Scotland’s national alcohol charity, Alcohol Focus Scotland works to prevent and reduce alcohol harm. We are seeking a highly skilled policy professional to develop our work supporting local Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs) in implementing evidence-based approaches to reducing alcohol harm. Your experience in influencing and networking will be used to develop our partnerships at a local level. You will analyse and communicate policy, share information, and develop practical tools and resources to support ADPs to improve the lives of people in their area.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop and shape the local implementation of national policy. If you share our commitment to putting evidence-based policy into practice, we’d love to hear from you.
Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) is Scotland’s national alcohol charity, committed to preventing and reducing harm to individuals, families, communities and Scotland as a whole.
We are seeking a skilled policy professional to join our passionate team on a two-year contract to develop and manage our new strand of work promoting every child’s right to an ‘alcohol free childhood’. You will have a varied and challenging role,with a focus on expanding our evidence base and policy advocacy work in relation to alcohol marketing, and on improving understanding of the impact on children and young people of drinking by parents or carers.
We are looking for a candidate with:
·experience of working with diverse partners and people to achieve impact
·the ability to identify policy options and influence decision makers to deliver policy change.
·experience of developing, designing, and implementing advocacy campaigns to support strategic and policy goals
·the commitment to delivering outcomes that improve the lives of children and young people in Scotland.
This role will form a crucial part of AFS’s work to influence the implementation of the Scottish Government's new alcohol prevention framework, and so provides an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to progress their policy career.