Senior Advocacy Adviser- Women’s Rights | ActionAid UK

Senior Advocacy Adviser- Women’s Rights

ActionAid are recruiting for a Senior Advocacy Advisor to act as a focal point for Women’s Rights issues.

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.

As Senior Advocacy Advisor, you will ensure that ActionAid UK’s women’s rights advocacy messages, policy reports, advocacy and campaign strategies and external messaging are clear, coherent and deliver change.

A key focus of your role as a specialist within Women’s Rights, will be for you to seek opportunities to promote ActionAid as a thought leader on women’s rights and international development. It is, therefore, essential that you have an excellent knowledge of women’s rights, development and international issues and debates.

We are looking to receive applications from those with proven experience of developing and implementing successful influencing strategies and working with teams across organisations to build effective influencing campaigns. We are only able to accept applications from candidates with a strong knowledge of the UK political and Whitehall context and experience of lobbying successfully within it.

If you have this skill set along with a passion to work within an organisation committed to working with women and girls living in poverty to enable them to change their lives for good, we are keen to receive your application.

Please note that this role is being offered as a twelve-month fixed term contract.

ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.

ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working. We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.  

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About the job

  • Closing date
    27 October 2019

  • Job location
    Central London

  • Salary
    £40,222 - £41,440 per annum

  • Contract type
    Fixed Term Contract


    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible working, core hours
    • Generous annual leave
    • Extra 5-day annual holiday purchase
    • Pension contributions
    • Employer-paid life assurance
    • Travel
    • Interest-free season ticket loans
    • Tax-free Bike2Work scheme
    • Health
    • Reimbursement for eye tests and glasses
    • Enhanced maternity leave
    • Enhanced paternity leave

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