RNIB is the country’s leading sight loss charity. We campaign with blind and partially sighted people to tackle the barriers people with sight loss face, and work in partnership with local authorities as well as public, private and third sector bodies across Scotland to deliver projects and services.
RNIB is leading the creation of a world where there are no barriers for people with sight loss. One of our key priorities is to ask people to see sight loss differently, reversing inaccurate perceptions and changing public behaviours so everyone expects equal participation from people with sight loss and the creation of a fully accessible society.
What we are looking for
We are looking for a Campaigns Officer to develop and deliver RNIB's strategic campaign priorities in Scotland, working closely with our blind and partially sighted campaigners.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be working across a multi-disciplinary team to support the development and delivery of RNIB Scotland's campaigning priorities. You will actively facilitate and further develop a campaign network of blind and sighted people, including working with our award winning young blind and partially sighted campaign group Haggeye.
Linking with colleagues across the UK, you will also engage and support the on the ground delivery of RNIB priorities from across the UK and develop excellent networks.
You will also actively engage in political, societal and community networks to bring campaigning priorities to the attention of decision makers and society so that we can make real change happen for people with sight loss and help shift incorrect public perceptions of sight loss.
With experience of campaigning, and working with volunteers, you will bring energy, drive and determination to make a difference and in return will receive excellent support, and be part of a dynamic and driven team.
What you’ll need to succeed in this role
In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
Closing date for applications: 2 May 2022.
We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB Group) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.