Policy & Public Affairs Officer

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Job Category
Marketing & Communications | Public Relations
25,300 - 30,300 (London)
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Who are we?

Shaw Trust is a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK and internationally. Our specialist services help people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives. As a charity we add value to every service we deliver by investing back into the people and communities we support. Shaw Trust is one of the largest 25 charities in the UK. Comprising Shaw Trust, Prospects, Ixion and Shaw Education Trust, we use our 75 years’ combined experience to support people to develop their potential. By joining together we are working to reach one goal: to help transform the lives of one million young people and adults each year .

Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you the chance to help turn someone’s life around.

What we need?

The key purpose of the position is to support the charity’s policy and public affairs work. We are looking for someone with a strong policy and research background, ideally with knowledge of policy areas affecting children and young people, or skills and apprenticeships. The Policy and Public Affairs Officer will produce evidence-based policy and research work which puts the voice of our service users at its heart. They will also play a key role in disseminating this research to parliamentarians in the UK and devolved governments, to change government policy for the betterment of our service users.

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