Campaign Coordinator - North East

North East England
13 Apr 2018
13 Jul 2018
Health and Medical
Hours per month
20 to 30 hours
Long Term

Type of opportunity

Community support and campaigning

Opportunity -4906

(This role is only available to people with Sight Loss)

Are you interested in issues that affect blind and partially sighted people? We are looking for someone to help us identify, plan and take action on local campaigning issues, organise RNIB’s campaigns at a local level and lobby MPs, NHS trusts, local authorities etc., to help make everyday better for people living with sight loss.


North East

Where based?

Home Based

Additional location information

Home Based: also meeting people in your local area

What you will be doing?

Plan and action local campaigns, Build local links, Keeping supporters abreast of campaigns, Help organise campaign events, Publicising agreed campaigns.

Building links and developing contacts with relevant local organisations, groups and individuals; You may also be supported to take on roles within your local community (such as NHS trust boards) where opportunities exist.

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Effective listening skills
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Good organisational skills
  • Understanding issues for affecting blind
  • Understand issues for partially sighted

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to give something back
  • Working with a variety of people
  • Meeting new people
  • New experiences and skills

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Regular updates
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Training as appropriate

When will you be needed?


How often will I be needed?

6 hours Per Week

Criminal Record Check Information

This role does not require a criminal record check

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