Working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan’s stated Global Strategic Goal (2011-15) is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalised, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits. Plan aims to achieve this goal by working in partnership with others and through high performing teams whose behaviours reflect the corporate values. It has a global income of around $800m
Working on one of Plan International’s most visible and successful campaigns, Because I Am A Girl, you will look to influence policy and legislatives changes at both regional and international levels to bring improvements to the lives of girls around the world by driving forward the advocacy component of the campaign. This is a great opportunity to work on an incredibly successful campaign that has made a real difference to lives.
Plan’s global flagship campaign Because I am a Girl encompasses programming, policy/advocacy, marketing, communications and fund-raising. The purpose of this role is to lead the Because I am a Girl (BIAAG) global advocacy. This will include:
Managing the development and implementation of the BIAAG advocacy plan
Developing and maintaining external advocacy partnerships and coalitions in order to successfully deliver across BIAAG advocacy goals
Shaping the broader BIAAG campaign strategy in partnership with the BIAAG campaign group and the communications department
Working across Plan International to maintain coordinated BIAAG advocacy throughout all of Plan’s offices
The BIAAG campaign is due to run until at least June 2017.
You will come from an advocacy and policy background, with proven experience of working with policymakers at an international level and a strong understanding of the global education community, institutions and processes. You will have extensive knowledge of the UN post-2015 sustainable development process and a solid understanding of how to influence this over the next sixteen months. You will have excellent analytical skills, creative problem solving skills and the ability to communicate concepts clearly and confidently.
Location: Plan’s International Headquarters in Woking, Surrey
Type of Role: Permanent, full time position
Reports to: Head of Advocacy
Salary: £35-45000 per annum
Application deadline: Wednesday 12th August 2015