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Jobs in international development

Jobs in international development


Organisation: Save the Children UK
Closing date: 14 December 2014
Job type: Paid
Salary: £25,000 - 30,000
Salary notes: + Benefits

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent children’s organisation.  We have made enormous progress in the last few years: dramatically increasing our work to save children's lives, get them into school, and protect children in some of the toughest places in the world, at home and abroad.  Our income, supporter base, brand and credibility have gone up, and we also have a highly motivated and skilled team who are having a real impact on saving children’s lives. It’s an exciting time to be part of Save the Children.
This role sits in Save the Children UK’s Policy and Advocacy Division, which is responsible for leading our influencing work both in the UK and around the world.
About the Role
This role will be working across two priority campaigns for Save the Children, No Child Born to Die and Action/2015.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting delivery of the NCBTD and Action/2015 campaigns
  • Ensuring effective communications with stakeholders and driving delivery.Support management of strategic relationships across the campaigns.
  • Develop and deliver effective, creative and inspiring campaigning tactics and strategies.
  • Write materials to a high standard.
  • Engage and motivate key campaigning networks
  • Monitor and evaluate campaigning activity and contribute to organisational and team evaluation of campaigning.
  • Advise on budget requirements, operate within the budget available and manage budgets, as required.
About You
You will be an experienced campaigner with a track record of campaigning success – particular in applying effective campaigning tactics, innovative digital campaigning and/or grassroots activities. You will also have:
  • A strong understanding of news and PR, communications and lobbying tactics and advocacy approaches.
  • The ability to develop, implement and manage projects, meeting deadlines when working under pressure.
  • Excellent communications and writing skills, and an ability to tailor written and verbal communications to a wide range of different audiences
  • Demonstrable understanding of the external environment and ability to assess trends and developments likely to affect campaigning.
  • Experience of successfully working within budget constraints.
What we offer
In return we offer a negotiable salary of £25,000 - £30,000 + pension, structured career development and training opportunities.
Please note interview dates for this role will be w/c Monday 15th December 2014.

How to apply

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Further details

Location: London
Area of work: Campaigning