Policy and Campaigns Officer - Digirtal
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. Policy and Campaigns Officer - Digital London £27,851 - £32,540 35 hours per week Permanent Use your knowledge of digital engagement to win campaigns and make lasting change for deaf children and young people. We are looking for a creative, committed and enthusiastic digital campaigner to support our policy and campaigns work. The successful candidate will help strengthen our campaigns, building our campaigner base, and engaging people online. To join our campaigns team, you’ll be committed to campaigning for social change with an excellent understanding of what works online. You’ll have experience of policy and campaigns work including influencing decision-makers. A highly effective communicator, you’ll be able to persuade, inspire and challenge others. Deaf children are some of the most vulnerable and educationally disadvantaged children in the UK today. Cuts to vital public services and poor quality support compound this issue. We have a strong record of campaigning to improve this and you can help us achieve more. For an application pack please ring our recruitment line on 0 2 0 7 0 1 4 1 1 8 5. Alternatively, you can download an application pack by visiting our website via the link below or email. Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 17 September 2018 We expect interviews to be held in London on Monday 24 September 2018 A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page. The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.