UK Advocacy Manager - International Development
Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Charity Talent
Charity Talent are currently recruiting for a UK Advocacy Manager to work for a well-known International Development Charity based in Central London. This is a permanent contract.
As the UK Advocacy Manager you will report to the UK Director of International Advocacy. You will coordinate and drive efforts to encourage projection of UK influence to support and drive enhanced leadership through the Commonwealth and other international platforms. You will develop strong relationships with relevant players in and around Parliament and across Government: including identifying, recruiting and working with champions, key influencers and political targets, and developing targeted collateral such as issue briefs and submissions.
As the UK Advocacy Manager you will design and lead the delivery of UK advocacy strategy, with support from the Advocacy Officer, who is a direct report, and the wider team to inspire increased support from the UK government for campaigns. You will build external relationships and coalitions in the development sector in support of the campaigns and ensure an intelligence and insight driven advocacy strategy.
Experience of designing and delivering innovative high-impact advocacy and/or campaigns which have influenced governments, parliamentarians and the media to bring about change in policy, practice or funding
Experience of working in or around UK Parliament and Whitehall and an excellent understanding of UK political parties, key institutions and processes, including parliamentary groups, committees and government departments relevant to the role
Experience of managing multiple projects concurrently, including events organisation and budget management