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Today, 11 children and young people in the UK hear the shocking news they have cancer. CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families, and provides them with clinical, practical, emotional and financial support. You can be a part of helping them cope with cancer and get the most out of life.

The Policy and Influencing Assistant will play a vital role in supporting the work of the Policy and Influencing team across the wide range of work that we do. Primarily the role will support the public affairs work of the team by providing administrative support. 

We are looking for someone with excellent administrative and organisational skills, with experience of developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders. You will need an understanding of the UK parliamentary and legislative process and an interest in politics and / or the issues affecting children and young people with cancer would be useful. This role would be ideal for someone looking for their first role in the charity sector, giving them experience of the policy, public affairs, research and campaigning work of a small but effective team. 

What we offer:

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and season ticket loan.

We are always looking for talented people from all backgrounds, to join us and help improve the lives of children and young people with cancer and their families. We particularly want to encourage people from under-represented groups to step forward and apply to work or volunteer with CLIC Sargent.

For further details please download the document below.

CLIC Sargent is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Friday 6th October 2017