We are looking for a new Policy and Public Affairs Officer to raise awareness of lung conditions
with politicians and civil servants and shape public policy.
One person in five in the UK is affected by lung disease. As the only UK charity for people affected by all lung and respiratory diseases – from mild asthma through to lung cancer – the Asthma UK - British Lung Foundation is here for every one of them. We provide support, fund vital research, and campaign for better prevention, treatment and care.
Working closely with the Head of Devolved Nations and Communications Officer you will be
responsible for engaging with politicians, responding to consultations and looking for
opportunities to raise awareness of the challenges that people living with lung conditions face.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the Northern Ireland Assembly, and of
developing policies and campaigns. You will be assertive, creative and a good self-motivator. You
will possess strong writing, communication and organisational skills and an ability to plan and
develop successful influencing campaigns.
As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including our cycle-to-work scheme, 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pension scheme and much more.
This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to an organisation committed to supporting everyone
whose life is changed by lung disease.
Salary: £27,000 - £29,000 per annum dependant on experience.
Contract: 21 months Fixed term contract.