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Policy & Advocacy Manager

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Town/City Vauxhall, London
Salary Additional Information £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 30/01/2017
Company Name Ramblers
Contact Name Nicky Philpott
Telephone 020 7339 8500
Email recruitment@ramblers.org.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Ramblers is Britain's walking charity, working to safeguard and improve the places where people walk in the countryside and in towns and cities, and to encourage more people to take up walking either for leisure or purpose.
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Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.


We’re looking for an experienced manager who will be expected to lead on policy and advocacy matters related to walking. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time, with a new chief executive and an ambitious strategic framework which needs to be delivered over the next ten years. This role will be pivotal in making this strategy a success. Leading on policy and advocacy for Ramblers GB you’ll be our expert voice and our greatest advocate with decision makers in many areas.


Whether it’s campaigning on forests and footpaths or coastal access and canals, we need your policy and advocacy skills. If you want to make a difference why not start the New Year with an exciting challenge and apply to join Britain’s walking charity?

The Ramblers is looking to recruit a highly skilled professional to take on responsibility for all research and policy development across the organisation. Overseeing casework, supporting volunteers, engaging with political audiences, and ensuring our policy is relevant and the basis for our campaigns, you will enjoy an exceptionally high profile and considerable autonomy.



Essential requirements include:

  • Experience managing, developing and motivating a team

  • Experience working with volunteers in a policy and advocacy context

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written skills with the ability to write clearly for a range of audiences

  • Experience of the interface between policy, advocacy and income generation

  • Sharp political and policy antennae to enable the Ramblers to increase its influence

  • Excellent ability to work collaboratively and positively with key stakeholders

  • Ability to work at speed and to meet tight deadlines

  • Excellent analytical skills, and ability to assess and challenge detailed evidence from a variety of sources whilst keeping an eye on the bigger picture

  • Ability to identify opportunities to achieve the greatest impact for the Ramblers


To Apply

Please download the job pack for further information about this role and complete an application form available on our website http://www.ramblers.org.uk/jobs/

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