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Policy and Campaigns Officer (Scotland)

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 21 Oct 2020
Flexible locations Salary: £30,568 Per Annum pro rata,
Permanent & Full-time RNI_REQ0000791

Policy and Campaigns Officer (Scotland)

Job description

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.

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.

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the documents linked below, then select "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page, upload your CV and cover letter, telling us how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the person specification). Guidance for completion can be found on each page.

Job Description

Benefits Package

We're the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) 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.

RNIB is committed to being led by our customers (blind and partially sighted people), and one of the ways we do this is through active involvement and engagement in many of our work activities, including the recruitment of new members of staff.

Blind and partially sighted volunteers may be involved in the recruitment and selection process for this vacancy; including reviewing job applications and CV's, shortlisting and interviews and selection tests.


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