Policy and Campaigns Assistant

Overall purpose

The Policy and Campaigns Assistant will provide vital and varied support to the policy and campaigns team, contributing to development, implementation and evaluation of Liberty’s policy and campaigns work.

Responsibilities

  • Work under the direction of policy and campaigns staff to implement and assist in the planning of creative actions to further campaign objectives, including influencing decision-makers and building public support for Liberty’s issues.
  • Collect and record policy and campaign-related information to support internal monitoring and evaluation systems for campaign strategies and help coordinate parliamentary advocacy and stakeholder engagement. When required, to prepare and draft contributions for the Policy and Campaigns Team to feed into funder applications and reports.
  • Carry out research on key issues relating to Liberty’s advocacy campaigns and policy work, under the supervision of Policy and Campaigns Officers. Support the policy and campaigns team through editing and proofreading briefings and reports.
  • Assist in the coordination of Liberty’s work with partner organisations and other stakeholders, including by developing relationships and representing Liberty in coalitions and at official meetings as requested.
  • Provide administrative support (e.g., preparation of documents, scheduling of large meetings, co-ordination of external contacts), including for significant events such as parliamentary conferences.
  • Attend and support Liberty events as needed, including occasional duties outside of office hours and some travel within the UK.
  • Contribute to the overall work of the Policy and Campaigns Team to ensure objectives are achieved.
  • Stay abreast of developments in politics, human rights and civil liberties in the United Kingdom.

Person specification

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Outlook and Word).
  • Understanding of the ways in which campaigning groups can influence policy outcomes.
  • Communication: Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Creativity: Ability to think and work creatively.
  • Proactive delivery: Ability to manage competing priorities and work independently to meet deadlines and solve problems.
  • Attention to detail: Excellent attention to detail.
  • Collaboration: Ability to develop and maintain internal and external working relationships, be a positive member of the team, and enhance the effectiveness of Liberty’s work by working well with others.
  • Commitment to human rights issues and Liberty’s cross-party, non-party status.

How to apply

Apply via: https://www.libertyhumanrights.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us/

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More Information

Informal chat

Email HR@libertyhumanrights.org.uk or call 020 7403 3888 to arrange an informal chat about the role.

 

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