Senior Policy Officer
We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as you can.
ABOUT the role_
The Senior Policy Officer will play a vital role in developing and implementing Feminists of_ ’s policy advocacy strategies. This role requires expertise in feminist theory, policy development, and stakeholder engagement. They will monitor and analyse policy developments, provide evidence-based recommendations, and collaborate with teams to integrate advocacy efforts. Excellent analytical, communication, and project management skills are essential.
Who SHOULD APPLY_
We are seeking people of all genders, ages, backgrounds, and abilities who are keen to help us shape the future of our movement, network, and organisation.
We recognise that feminist spaces and opportunities are often full of white women.
We are looking for people of all backgrounds with voices that are underrepresented in this sector, specifically gender non-conforming individuals, men, trans people, and people of colour.
Currently, we are only accepting applications from individuals eighteen years of age or older.
Job title: Senior Policy Officer
Location: From home - meetings held virtually
Hours: 2-3 hours a week
Salary: This is a voluntary position
Develop and implement policy advocacy strategies aimed at advancing gender equality, including engaging with government officials, civil society organisations, and other stakeholders to build support for policy change
Monitor legislative and policy developments related to gender equality issues, analyse their potential impact, and develop timely and effective responses
Conduct research and analysis on key gender equality issues, including identifying best practices, emerging trends, and gaps in policy and practice
Develop policy positions, briefing notes, and other materials to support Fo_‘s policy advocacy efforts
Build and maintain relationships with government officials, civil society organisations, and other stakeholders to advance the organisation’s policy goals
Provide policy advice and support to relevant team members as needed
Collaborate with other the team to integrate policy advocacy efforts with Fo_‘s other programmatic areas, including research, communications, and fundraising
Monitor and report on the impact of policy advocacy efforts, including tracking progress on key policy goals and outcomes
How to apply_
We use a blind recruitment process so please do not send us your CV at this stage. If you are interested in this role, please fill in the form below by 9am on July 11th.
We will run (virtual) interviews with shortlisted candidates on 13th and 14th of July.
If you have any questions or require any adjustments to complete this form or throughout the interview process, please send us an email with your needs at email@example.com so we can help.
Feminists of_ is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity to ensure that we reflect the full breadth of people in this movement. It's vital for our Advisory Board to represent diversity of thought, lived experience and wide social economics as it impacts our decision making.
We recognise that our team does not currently reflect a diverse range of life-experiences and perspectives. Currently, people from Black communities, people from minority ethnic communities, people who are transgender, people who identify as men, gender non-conforming or non-binary are underrepresented in our organisation. We would therefore particularly welcome applications from these groups. Feminists of_ is an equal opportunities organisation and we actively encourage volunteer applicants from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our work.
Note: Applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics). To ensure this, we use a blind recruitment process.
Please click below for Fo_’s Diversity and Inclusion Policy: