Charity Campaigning jobs play a key role in building public and political support for charities around major social issues.
Campaigns Officers and Managers are usually part of a wider marketing and communications team and their roles are sometimes linked to other areas, such as policy. These roles cover several different areas and more specialist roles include Communications Campaign Managers, Marketing Campaign Managers and Press Campaign Manager jobs.
Responsibilities & Duties for Campaign Roles
The Campaigns Officer or Manager’s job is to plan and implement campaigns to achieve change for their organisation, while raising its public profile. Their main responsibilities include coordinating research, policy, parliamentary, local and national campaigning activity and project managing campaigns. In addition to this, Campaign Managers will be responsible for managing staff and budgets.
Skills Required for Campaigning Jobs
In order to get a Campaigns Officer or Manager job, a candidate will, ideally, have experiencing managing and evaluating campaigns. Good written and oral communication skills and the ability to maintain effective relationships at all levels are also essential, both internally and externally, with an interest in public policy.