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Reference: 68121

Date Added: 10 October 2018
Closing Date: 22 October 2018

Job Title: Senior Public Affairs and Policy Advisor

Working For: OnSide Youth Zones

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (dependent on experience) plus benefits

Job Details

An opportunity to use your specialist skills and experience to build the profile of a passionate and dedicated charity committed to improving the lives of young people throughout the UK.

OnSide has one simple aim: to build a network of 21st century Youth Zones, giving young people safe and inspiring places to go in their leisure time; see what this means at https://youtu.be/Yb18h1TPRNE .

We have over 30,000 young people who are members of the ten open Youth Zones, with the next phase of openings to include three Youth Zones in London and two in the North West.

The Role

You will ensure the network of Youth Zones are kept fully abreast of national and regional policy and government priorities and will play a crucial role in developing the role of the OnSide Network in influencing policy and service design, guiding the network of Youth Zones to take advantage of emerging opportunities and helping to shape the supporting and growing evidence base of the impact of a Youth Zone

The Person

You will have a track record in policy and public affairs with the ability to work in an autonomous fashion, taking a leading role in guiding the organisation. It is key that you have experience of engaging directly with government and policy makers, of researching, analysing and communicating information about complex issues to a wide range of audiences with the ability to display strong political acumen at all times, as well as demonstrating a broad understanding of the policy issues affecting young people. You must be passionate about the aims and mission of OnSide!

OnSide is committed to the safeguarding of young people.

Registered Charity Number 1125893

Closing Date: 22 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Closing time: 9am

Assessment day: Thursday 1 November 2018

Application Details

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to hr@onsideyouthzones.org, together with following information:

  1. Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK;
  2. Details of your current or most recent remuneration package and your notice period;
  3. Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.

Visit https://www.onsideyouthzones.org/vacancies/senior-public-affairs-and-policy-advisor/ for the job role.

Website: http://onsideyouthzones.org

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