NGO/UN Job Vacancy
Organization: Save the Children UK
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 21 May 2017
Fixed term contract for 18 months
We are looking for Mobilisation Assistant to join our Mobilisation Team. This team is part of the Influencing and Operations Department, within the Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns Division, and is responsible for providing a positive supporter experience to our campaigners. We create exciting and meaningful opportunities for volunteers and supporters to get involved with Save the Children campaigns, in order to ensure the greatest possible impact. As a Mobilisation Assistant, you will provide expert support and advice on supporter engagement.
Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our Policy, Advocacy, and Campaigns department is where we drive political agendas at national and global levels. We’ve integrated lobbying, policy, research and campaigning into one agile, powerful engine for change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.
As Mobilisation Assistant you will be responsible for proving ongoing support to the team. A key aspect of the role is to build lasting partnerships, both internally and externally, problem solve and to put supporters at the heart of our work. Other responsibilities will include:
· Ongoing administrative support for the mobilisation team.
- Being the first point of contact for campaign supporters.
- Organising campaigner events including conferences and training sessions.
- Writing, researching and developing resources.
- Identifying key data trends and working to improve data quality.
To be successful you will be willing to develop, have a great passion for campaigning and recognise the importance of supporters in winning campaigns. You will also work well with others, have a proactive and positive mentality and is a problem solver at heart. This is a development role so no prior professional experience of campaigning, or working for an international NGO, is required. In this role you will be working closely with colleagues across Save the Children to deliver campaigns that win positive change for children.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing date: 21st May 2017
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