Policy and Campaigns Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,138 – £35,105
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 7th May 2024


  • Advertised from 3rd April 2024
  • Salary depending on experience. 35 hours per week.

Role

The Equality Network is a leading LGBTI+ equality and human rights charity in Scotland. We are seeking a new Policy and Campaigns Officer, to work with us on our ground-breaking work. This role will involve developing our policy positions, working with policy makers, influencers, and the media, providing information on LGBTI+ issues, consulting with LGBTI+ people, and supporting LGBTI+ people to directly engage with policy makers.

The role is made up of two parts, each funded by different parts of the Equality Network’s income streams: the policy remit, funded by our core grant, and the campaigns remit, funded by our campaigns fundraising.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about LGBTI+ equality and human rights and have experience working in the remit of equalities policy and legislation, as well as considerable experience in campaign work. You will be a great communicator.

We are an equality organisation. We welcome applications from all communities, including from trans people and people with variations in sex characteristics, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, who are currently under-represented in our staff team, and from disabled people. Disabled people who meet the essential requirements of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

Application notes

The closing date for applications for this post is 9am on Tuesday 7th May.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 20th May.

Visit our website for further information and to apply: Come and work with us! - Equality Network (equality-network.org)