Campaigning Officer

The campaigning officer supports the Campaign Manager in designing, delivering and evaluating bi-annual campaigns to raise awareness and call for policy change on the issue of homelessness.

Responsibilities

  • Keeping up to date with current government housing policy 
  • Maintaining a database of government ministers and MPs involved in housing debates
  • Drafting campaign materials; both print resources and online
  • Maintaining a CRM database of campaign volunteers
  • Liaising with other NGOs and community based organisations working on homelessness to ensure joined up work and avoid duplication
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of 2 campaigns every year
  • Liaise with the marketing team to organise a print and social media campaign marketing plan
  • Responding to queries from supporters and volunteer campaigners by telephone and email
  • Assisting the Campaign Manager to deliver training for colleagues

Skills and Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level
  • A minimum of 12 months’ experience in a similar position for a campaigning NGO
  • An understanding of policy debates around housing
  • Ability to write persuasive and engaging copy, communicating the key call to action clearly
  • Project management experience to apply to the campaign cycle
  • A commitment to our mission to fight for safe housing for everyone

Desirable

  • Experience of arranging mass lobby events
  • Experience of facilitating MP meetings with volunteers

Salary

Salary range for Campaigns Officer working from home, depending on qualifications and experience £20,000 - £29,000.

Additional information

There may be occasional travel to Westminster for meetings or lobby events.

 

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