Campaign Coordinator

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
06 Feb 2019
Ref
4910
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
30 to 40 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Type of opportunity - Community Support and Campaigning

Opportunity - 4910

(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.

Region - Yorkshire/Humber

Where based - Home Based

Additional location information:
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.

 

About Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People. Let's create a world where there are no barriers for blind and partially sighted people. #RNIBSeeDifferently

 

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
•Interest in Campaigning
•An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people
 

What will you gain from the role?
•A chance to make a difference
•Work 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?
Flexible

 

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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