Home working with visits to London office
Location: Virtual but the postholder will be expected to work from the UK100 London
office at a minimum of two days per month
The Role: We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Campaigns Manager who can use
their outstanding advocacy skills to plan and execute campaigns to increase the ability of
local government to tackle air pollution and address the Climate Emergency.
This role will involve managing the design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of
UK100’s ambitious and effective campaigns output. It will require building partnerships within
the network and beyond, extending our coalition of those committed to local action on these
issues and enabling effective advocacy for ambitious action to tackle air pollution and the
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: UK100 is actively taking steps towards developing
new opportunities for people from an array of backgrounds, ensuring that everybody has an equal
opportunity and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their
characteristics. UK100 values the voices of each of its employees in order to progress in a
collaborative, innovative and well balanced way. The postholder will be expected to echo and
support this. This can be found on the UK100 website here.
Manage and be responsible for the development and delivery of UK100’s programme of
campaign activity, enabling effective advocacy for ambitious action by local leaders to
tackle air pollution and the climate emergency.
Line management of the Parliamentary Officer
Be responsible for UK100’s monitoring of changes in the policy and political
landscape of the UK that relate to local authorities’ ability to act on climate change and
air pollution and lead the team in ensuring effective identification of opportunities and
challenges for campaigning.
Oversee the mapping and management of external stakeholders relating to our
advocacy and campaigns work.
Support external communications via social media and traditional media.
Manage impactful projects: to time, on budget and that meet agreed KPIs.
Represent UK100 at meetings and public events to promote ambitious action to tackle
air pollution and the climate emergency by local authorities, national government and
To support and comply with UK100’s guidance on branding, tone of voice and key
messages, positively contributing towards raising UK100’s profile.
We are a small team. Ad hoc duties will thus arise, and every staff member is
expected to support the team efforts.
Place in organisational structure:
The post holder will:
- Report to the Communications & Campaigns Director
- Manage one member of staff: Parliamentary Officer
- Campaigns team
- Communications team
- Relevant local government leaders, councillors and officers
- Relevant national government officials
- NGOs and partner organisations
Working Conditions: The postholder can be based in the UK100 London office, and will be
expected to be flexible in the ways hours are worked. Some travel around the UK will be
25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays)
Company MacBook Air
Work from home allowance
UK100 supports flexible working arrangements
Special Note: This job description does not form part of the contract of employment,
but indicates how that contract should be performed. The job description may be subject to
amendment in the light of experience and in consultation with the post holder.
Strong understanding of relevant policy and politics re: air pollution, Climate
Emergency and local government
Understanding of the structures of local government
A working knowledge of the UK media landscape
Planning campaigning activity
Delivering high impact campaigns
Working in partnership with others
Working in a lobbying or advocacy role
Skills and abilities
Excellent project Management skills
Excellent line Management skills
Excellent political research skills
Ability to represent the organisation with external stakeholders
Committed to the vision of UK100
Closing Date: 13th June 2022
Interviews: Week commencing 20th June 2022
Application Details: Please send a CV (max 2 pages), a cover letter that sets out how
you could provide an excellent addition to the UK100 team (max 1 page) and some examples of
your copywriting to: [email protected]
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