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Government Relations and Partnerships Advisor

Policy and Campaigns
Salary range:
29484 - 34894
Working hours:
28-35 hours per week (flexible)
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Government Relations and Partnerships Advisor
£33,811 – £39,896 (London office based)*
£29,484 - £34,894 (Home based and within close proximity to London)
28 - 35 hrs per week (flexible)

*Please note that the London office is currently closed; successful candidate will be working from home until our office reopens.

Are you passionate about using your influencing skills to create social change?

The National Deaf Children’s Society are looking for a Government Relations and Partnerships Adviser to join our friendly and fast-moving Campaigning and Advocacy team. At a time when the world is becoming ever more challenging for deaf children, our work to get them and their families heard has never been more important.

To join our team, you’ll need to be a highly effective networker who is able to persuade, inspire and influence others. You will have excellent knowledge of the national political landscape and parliamentary procedures and be committed to putting deaf children and their families at the forefront of everything you do.

The successful candidate will take the lead on engaging and influencing politicians and opinion formers. You’ll also be responsible for developing new partnerships with key organisations to help deliver our winning campaigns that break down barriers for deaf children.

Weekly travel to Westminster or the London office would be required.

To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description (found at the start of the application process) prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop/laptop devices.

The closing date for applications is Monday, 23rd November 2020 at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held via Zoom on Monday 30th November 2020.

A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long-term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.
Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of National Deaf Children's Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Other organisations may call this role Government Relations Advisor, Campaigner, Government Partnerships Advisor, Advocacy Officer, Advocacy and Campaigns Officer, Public Affairs Officer, or Advocacy Campaign Co-ordinator.