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Senior Policy Officer

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Administration, Business Administration
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The Senior Policy Officer is responsible for leading our policy work in a range of areas, and contributing to our parliamentary and government engagement.

Job Description


For thirty years, Stonewall has been campaigning to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people. Join our team as Senior Policy Officer and contribute to our highly successful policy influencing programme to make a real difference to the lives of LGBT people by protecting and extending the rights of the community.


As part of our Policy team, you will develop expert knowledge in specific policy areas relevant to LGBT equality (which could include, for example, hate crime and human rights legislation), and lead our influencing work on these. You will build and maintain our relationships with Parliamentarians, and work with other teams across Stonewall, including our Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales teams, to help achieve our strategic policy objectives.


This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skillset, get involved in making real policy changes and work with a range of influencers.


The successful candidate will have considerable experience of working in a policy and/or Parliamentary environment. You will have outstanding analytical and writing speeches.  excellent interpersonal skill in order to engage and influence a variety of audiences and key stakeholders. You must be highly organised with an ability to work to tight and changeable deadlines. You must have a strong commitment to the aims and values of our work.


If you have the right mix of skills and experience and a passion for LGBT equality, we want to hear from you. Please complete and return the application and recruitment analysis form by 9.30am on Monday 4th November. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 11th November 2019.