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Job Title: Campaigns Assistant (Part-Time)
Date Added: 1 May 2018
Closing Date: 21 May 2018

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 to £26,000 pro rata per annum (21hrs per week)

Job Details:

Reporting to: Campaigns Manager (60%) / Clean Air Cities Director (40%)
Hours per week: 21 (to be worked flexibly over 3 to 5 days)
Contract type: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract (With potential to renew)
Internal relationships: Director, Campaigns Manager, Clean Air Cities Director

Purpose of the role:

  • To assist in the day to day campaign duties of the team, supporting the Campaigns Manager and Clean Air Cities Director with diary management.
  • To assist with policy research, facilitate events (London summit, LGA conference/Party conferences), social media, website, database management and newsletters

Key responsibilities

  • To managed and facilitate events (London summit, LGA conference/Party conferences)
  • To manage the organisations social media presence and website, accurately manage the database and produce the monthly newsletter
  • To assist in communications with external stakeholders, campaign bodies, political organisations, NGOs, local authorities and business
  • To draft content and articles for the UK100 website, newsletter and other outlets
  • To produce digital content as instructed by the Campaigns Manager and Clean Air Cities Director
  • To arrange meetings and prepare appropriate papers as requested
  • To conduct mapping of the local authorities and their key stakeholders
  • To progress chase on action points from meetings and phone calls with both internal and external stakeholders
  • To undertake research and projects as directed by the UK100 Director, Campaigns Manager or Clean Air Cities Director
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested

Personal specification

Essential requirements

  • 6 months to 1+ year(s) experience in a campaigns, public affairs or parliamentary role
  • A genuine commitment to the values and ethos of UK100
  • Ability to travel to different local authorities across the UK as and when necessary
  • Desirable requirements
  • Previous experience working or interning in an environment charity, energy company, campaign body or political organisation
  • Good working knowledge of the UK political system, with an emphasis on local authorities and their interaction with central government
  • Understanding of working in/with NGOs or small charitable organisations
  • Good knowledge of energy and environmental issues
  • Experience of working closely with elected representatives.

Closing Date: 21 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Please send in applications by midday.

1st and 2nd stage interviews to be held in week commencing May 21st.

Application Details

Interested applicants should send an updated CV and supporting statement to jobs@uk100.org

In your supporting statement please outline in two pages or less how your experience pertains to the position and what your understanding is of the challenges and opportunities facing climate campaigners in the UK.