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Policy and Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £32,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th March 2019

  • Advertised from 1st March 2019
  • 34.5 hours per week. 2 years fixed term post. Secondments will be considered.


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.

Application notes

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The closing date for applications is: 9 am on Monday 25th March 2019

Please note CVs will not be accepted.