Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,885 – £39,276
  • Scotland Office, Ratho (currently remote working)
  • Closing 25th January 2021

  • Advertised from 11th January 2021
  • 35 hours per week, permanent.
  • Plus excellent benefits


At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced individual with experience of shaping policy and ability to communicate the position of the MS Society in Scotland to a wide range of audiences and develop its profile.

As a member of the management community, you will influence and implement the MS Society’s direction of travel in Scotland.

You will mobilise the Scottish MS Community to make a powerful case for continued improvement in the treatment, care and support of people living with MS.

Working with the wider Scotland team you will be outcome focused and deliver tangible results.

This is a fantastic role for someone who understands the political and policy environment in Scotland and enjoys taking a strategic and operational lead.

We offer 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.

The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our new 5 year strategy.

Application notes

In order to apply for this role, please submit an updated CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the criteria as set out in the person specification in the attached job description.

Completed applications are to be emailed to jobs@mssociety.org.uk

If you would like to discuss the role in confidence please contact us via jobs@mssociety.org.uk

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity. We would be grateful if you could complete the equality and diversity monitoring form on our website and submit it with your application. The form can be downloaded from here: mssociety.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-10/MS-Society-equality-and-diversity-form.doc

Closing date: 9am on Monday 25th January 2021