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Policy and Campaigns Officers

  • Full time
  • £30,568
  • Edinburgh/Glasgow
  • Closing 21st October 2020


  • Advertised from 9th October 2020
  • 36 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract until 30 June 2021

Role

This role offers the post holder an exciting opportunity to become involved in and contribute towards RNIB’s policy and campaigns work. Working as part of our Social Change team, you'll take responsibility for leading on policy and campaigning areas and supporting our wider engagement objectives to help to build a movement for change.

You’ll be scoping out and working up policy positions and campaigns plans, developing calls to action and delivering on and offline tactics. You’ll be working closely with colleagues from across and outside the organisation.

About you

You’re a strategic thinker with a taste for innovation and bags of creativity. You enjoy creating and seizing opportunities to be part of timely, thoughtful and inspiring campaigns. A people person, you can build rapport and establish trusting relationships with a range of stakeholders. You may have a background in policy, campaigning, organising, activism or communications. This role is not an entry-level post, so you will have some work experience in a relevant field.

About us

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Scotland 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 200,000 people living with sight loss in Scotland, and together with UK colleagues ensuring meaningful change across the four countries of the UK.s bank holidays), which increase with service

Excellent pension schemes

We offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:

26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service

Excellent pension schemes

Application notes

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity, please visit our website

Closing date: 21 October 2020.

Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant barred lists check.

RNIB is committed Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.