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Reference: 74612

Date Added: 15 February 2020
Closing Date: 8 March 2020

Job Title: Parliamentary Coordinator

Working For: All-Party Parliamentary Group for Future Generations

Location: London

Salary: £29,000 – £37,000

Job Details

  *** FULL DETAILS ARE ON OUR WEBSITE AT http://appgfuturegenerations.com/jobs ***

Come work in Parliament to bring together some of the smartest minds and most influential individuals to address one of the key challenges of our times: shaping a political system that can look forward and deal with the risks and possibilities of rapid environmental and technological change.

ABOUT THE APPG
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Future Generations creates a space in Parliament for cross-party dialogue on combating short-termism, raises long-term policy issues – including those that pose an existential risk to humanity – and advocates for ways to internalise concern for future generations into today’s policy making.

THE APPG'S CURRENT FOUCS
 • Working with the APPG’s Co-Chair, Lord Bird, and his office on the #todayfortomorrow campaign and on his Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill.
 • Working with the APPG’s Chair, Bambos Charalambous MP, to run an inquiry into long-termism in policy making.
• Maintaining a focus on technology and risk.

THE ROLE

Coordinating the APPG for Future Generations involves:
 • Strategy and direction setting.
 • Coordinating Parliamentary events.
 • Communications and outreach.
 • Policy influencing.
 • Policy research.

CANDIDATE EXPECTATIONS
Our ideal candidate would have:
• A strong commitment to the future of humanity.
• Experience in parliamentary work, or policy work or lobbying, or a similar field.
• The self-direction and drive to take on and run a complex start-up project.
• The ability to influence others.
• An understanding of policy.

Closing Date: 8 March 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to take place from Monday 16 March.
Candidates to start ASAP, depending on their availability.

Application Details

To apply email jobs@appgfuturegenerations.com including:
• Your CV
• Answers to these questions:

  1. What is one Government policy you would focus on changing and why? (250 words)
  2. How would you drive forward change to that policy? Make reference to your personal skill set. (150 words)
  3. How familiar are you with existential risk research / CSER / effective altruism / etc? (50 words)
  4. Why do you want the job and how do your skills and experience match the job description? (500 words)

  *** FULL DETAILS AT http://appgfuturegenerations.com/jobs ***

Website: https://appgfuturegenerations.com

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