Campaigns Manager

Location: London
Closing Date: 15th Apr 2021
LGBTQI+ ASYLUM SEEKER SUPPORT WORKER (FIXED-TERM) FULL- OR PART-TIME

Employment Type: Employed

UKLGIG, the leading UK charity dedicated to supporting LGBTQI+ people through the asylum and immigration system, is recruiting an experienced campaigner to lead our work mobilising new audiences to help change the asylum and immigration system to one that treats everyone with compassion, dignity and respect.

UKLGIG has been supporting LGBTQI+ people through the asylum and immigration system and campaigning for their rights since 1993. We are now expanding our influencing work to include campaigning and looking for a Campaigns Manager to help galvanise a new supporter base in favour of an asylum and immigration system that treats people fairly and kindly and provides safety to those in need of international protection. This is a unique opportunity to apply your experience and knowledge of public campaigning, building relationships with allies and ensuring meaningful involvement of people with lived experience to mobilise LGBTQI+ audiences to campaign for a compassionate and caring asylum and immigration system.

You will:

  • Develop and deliver an impactful campaign strategy.
  • Build relationships with potential allies and mobilise new audiences and influencers, particularly LGBTQI+ audiences, to take action.
  • Ensure people with lived experience are meaningfully involved in UKLGIG campaigns.

 

UKLGIG is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

Owing to the nature of the work with vulnerable adults, the successful applicant will be required to undergo a basic DBS check and to disclose all unspent criminal records at the point of conditional job offer.

SALARY: Starting at £34,910 with potential annual step increases up to £38,892, plus statutory employer’s pension contribution. In addition to an annual step increase, the trustees consider giving a separate inflationary increase every April.

HOURS: Full-time (35 hours per week). Job sharing will be considered. Occasional work in the evenings and at weekends may be required when face-to-face working resumes but with plenty of notice. UKLGIG encourages staff to maintain a good work life balance and has a TOIL system in place.

CONTRACT TYPE:  Permanent

LOCATION: UKLGIG’s offices are based in Borough, central London. All UKLGIG staff are currently working from home due to Covid-19. A mix of working at home and/or the office is likely for the foreseeable future. When face-to-face working resumes, there might be occasional travel outside London with plenty of notice.

ANNUAL LEAVE: 25 days per year, increasing by one day per holiday year after two years of employment up to a maximum of 28 days

CLOSING DATE: 10 am, Thursday 15 April 2021

INTERVIEW DATES: TBC

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