Policy and Advocacy Strategy Officer


Sandy, Bedfordshire
£25,463 - £27,585 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Reference: A6530319

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Thursday, 28th March 2019   5 days left

We are looking for a highly organised and efficient person with a passion for nature to join the RSPB as our Policy & Advocacy Strategy Officer.

Policy and Advocacy Strategy Officer
Reference number: A6530319
Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire

Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Now is a critical time for the RSPB as we seek to influence public policy for nature post Brexit and in the run up to the crucial UN global nature convention in 2020. As Policy & Advocacy Strategy Officer you will work with policy and advocacy staff across the organisation to prioritise work and shape strategies for policy advocacy, develop and refine support systems, bring to life our messaging through better integration with communications and campaigns and support governance structures. You will have delegated responsibility for managing key projects to ensure we have the systems, strategy and resources in place to deliver big impact in the outside world.

We are looking for candidates who are highly organised and understand the role of strategic governance systems. You will have experience in policy and advocacy, excellent project and people management skills, and be able to communicate effectively across the organisation. Demonstrating equivalent skills, aptitude and ambition is more important than any specific qualifications.

This role is an exciting opportunity to work with people across the RSPB in multiple disciplines (for example science, campaigning, communications and digital etc).

We are on a mission to transform the policy landscape for nature on land and at sea. Come and join us!

Closing date: 28 March 2019
Interview date: 8 April 2019, 9 April 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the "More information about this vacancy" button to be directed to our website to download the Role Profile and Application Details.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

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