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Reference: 88962

Date Added: 25 May 2023
Closing Date: 22 June 2023

Job Title: Advocacy and Policy Officer

Working For: Vegetarian for Life

Location: Manchester or home-based

Salary: £25,000 (pro rata)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Would you like to help make life better for older vegans and vegetarians, and pick up a range of policy, advocacy and research experience along the way?

This is an opportunity for an early-career applicant or career-changer with demonstrable interest in, understanding and/or experience of policy and advocacy work to change policy and practice to improve the lives of older vegans and vegetarians. The role is wide-ranging, encompassing but not limited to Parliamentary work; carrying out policy analysis and writing briefings, articles and blogs; and involvement in conducting and commissioning research for impact, all within a small, friendly and dynamic organisation.

We want this job to work for you, so are offering it for 20-30 hours per week depending on other work or study commitments, and there is the potential to move to full-time for the right candidate. Do feel free to drop us a line to arrange an informal chat about the role.

All details on our website: https://vegetarianforlife.org.uk/blog/post/were-recruiting-advocacy-policy-officer.

NB In line with the charity’s core values, you should be a committed vegan or vegetarian.

Closing Date: 22 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

We will assess applications and interview on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible. Start date negotiable depending on availability, but as soon as possible preferred.

Application Details

To apply, please submit a covering letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) along with a CV and details of current salary (if any) to jobs@vegetarianforlife.org.uk. In your covering letter, please explain how you meet the criteria in the Person Specification: https://vegetarianforlife.org.uk/files/VfL_Recruitment_Pack_-_Advocacy_and_Policy_Officer.pdf

Website: https://vegetarianforlife.org.uk/

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