Advocacy Lead (Surf Smart)

A great opportunity for a creative and worldly-minded professional to lead our new internet safety advocacy work, as part of our Surf Smart programme.

Job Title: Advocacy Lead (Surf Smart)

Location: London, NW3 or in any country where WAGGGS is able to contract for services or employment

Hours: 0.8-1.0 FTE (4-5 days a week)

Salary: Dependent on experience/location (outside of the UK consultancy fee negotiable)

Contract Type: 2-Year Contract

Closing Date: 4 July 2022 (17:00 GMT)

About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing.

About the Role:

This role will lead on the development and delivery of advocacy strategy for the WAGGGS Surf Smart programme. This role will ensure engagement with WAGGGS’ Member Organizations (MOs) in the Surf Smart programme so that the community mobilization and national advocacy are rooted in a needs and capacity assessment of MOs.

The role involves working closely with the Global Programme Manager, World Centres’ key contacts and MO leadership teams for Surf Smart programme.

About You:

We are looking for a creative and worldly-minded professional to lead our new internet safety advocacy work, as part of our Surf Smart programme. Alongside girls and young women, you'll be defining the WAGGGS advocacy agenda for this topic. You will engage national WAGGGS Member Organisations, WAGGGS World Centres, staff and partners, building capacity and helping girls make their voices heard about the urgent issues of online safety, education and accessibility.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack. Submit a copy of your CV along with a cover letter through our recruitment portal.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our human resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

Note for recruitment agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

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