Senior Policy Officer – ‘Left Behind’ Neighbourhoods

Local Trust

Location London

Position Full time 36 hours per week

Salary £34,000

Application deadline 20 April 2020
The application deadline for this role has passed

The Senior Policy Officer will have responsibility for developing and promoting innovative and impactful policy proposals which will make a significant difference to residents in ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods.

Key duties

  1. Develop and maintain an active and engaged network of parliamentary and other stakeholders providing policy briefing and organising engaging events.
  2. Develop expertise in the policy area, developing ideas and proposals.
  3. Stay on top of new research and policy work and relevant practice.
  4. Maintain a strong network, developing a rapport with key contacts.
  5. Develop and deliver a programme of events and research which can cut through the noise and grab people’s attention.
  6. Develop and deliver key outputs – a newsletter, policy briefings and event summaries and occasionally more substantive reports, a webpage, social media and speaking engagements.
  7. Commission and manage small scale research projects.
  8. Actively seek out opportunities to promote the work.
  9. Plan and monitor the project budget.
  10. Other tasks commensurate with the role.
To apply

How to apply

  • An up-to-date CV which shows your full career history. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.
  • A supporting statement, with your name at the top of each page, explaining why you are interested in this role, detailing how you are a good candidate for this post and how you fulfil the person specification. Each section of the person spec should be addressed under clear headings. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.

Please note that applications can only be considered if both a CV and supporting statement is submitted. Please send your application by email to:

All applications must be received by 5pm on Monday 20th April 2020. Interviews will be held between 6th and 7th May 2020

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