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Head of Campaigns

Head of Campaigns

Posted 13 June by NFP People LTD
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Head of Campaigns

We are looking to recruit a Head of Campaigns to affect change on a global scale and create engaging and inspiring campaigns that will change the world.

Position: Head of Campaigns

Location: Working principally from home, flexibility will be required for occasional onsite attendance in Devon and some international travel.

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £53,582

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing Date: Sunday 3 July 2022

The Role

The challenge of delivering better welfare on a global scale for millions of donkeys and mules is complex and ever changing. In order to affect change on a global scale we are looking to recruit a Head of Campaigns who can face these challenges and create engaging and inspiring campaigns that will change the world for these magnificent animals and for the communities who rely on them.

Within this multifunctional and vital role, your principal duties and responsibilities will include -

  • Implement campaign strategies to effect lasting change
  • Being a part of the department’s leadership team
  • Ensure campaigns are compatible with other streams of the charity’s work
  • Representing the organisation in the media and strategic high level forums as appropriate
  • Functionally leading the global campaigns in regions to which they apply
  • Supporting the development and delivery of campaigns in other parts of the organisation
  • Responding quickly to events that require a rapid response and create short campaigns to address the issues as agreed with other stakeholders.
  • Managing the campaigns team, financial budget and all related management activities

About You

As Head of Campaigns, you will possess outstanding interpersonal, leadership, diplomatic and influencing skills and have experience of working with the media at national and international levels.

You will have:

  • A proven track record of offering campaigning advice and translating complex messages to a wide range of stakeholders including senior management and international colleagues.
  • Experience in a strategic campaigns leadership role
  • Leading teams to develop and implement effective campaigns strategies
  • Identifying and developing creative and engaging campaigns
  • The ability to be sensitive to the diversity of our internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent writing, editorial and IT skills

A strong conceptual understanding of animal welfare and international development and previous experience of working in a campaigning role is desirable.

In return…

The charity offers a working environment second to none. Based in Sidmouth in East Devon - an area of outstanding natural beauty - the offices are located in a glorious setting overlooking the sea, there is a staff wellbeing programme and the organisations initiatives have received a royal seal of approval (recently highly commended in the 2021 Princess Anne Training Awards for the response to Covid-19), and the hundreds of resident donkeys - some literally a few yards from your office - will always be pleased to see you!

About the Organisation

The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

"The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!"

Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

You may also have experience in areas such as Campaign Director, Director of Campaigns, Advocacy and Campaigns Manager, Campaign Manager, Media and Campaign Manager, Media Manager, Campaign and Network Manager, Head of Advocacy and Campaigning, Head of Advocacy and Campaigns, Director of Media and Campaigns, PR, PR and Campaign Director, Head of Campaigns, Programme Director, Director of Programmes.

Required skills

  • Campaign Manager
  • Campaign Director
  • Director of Campaigns
  • Advocacy and Campaigns Manager
  • Media and Campaign Manager

Reference: 47156473

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