Public Affairs and Policy Co-ordinator

This public affairs professional will support NIACRO’s public affairs and communications work.  NIACRO has a strong reputation for service delivery and for influencing others at a policy level across Northern Ireland.  This role is responsible for maintaining and developing our policy voice, though leading policy campaigns, responding to public consultations, building relationships across Government and other stakeholders and overseeing our communications. 

Essential Criteria: 
  • A third level education
  • At least two years experience of Public Affairs
  • Experience of responding to public consultations / writing reports
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
£27,394 – £31,288
35hr per week – some flexibility of hours/days of work may be required including evening and weekend work.
NIACRO operates a Group Personal Pension Scheme with up to a 9% employer contribution.
Trade Union: 
Employees are encouraged to join the Trade Union recognised for the purpose of collective bargaining, which is the Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance (NIPSA).
Statement of Non-Discrimination: 
"NIACRO is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Information about criminal convictions is requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the role”. Any disclosure will be seen in the context of the job description, the nature of the offence and the responsibility for the care of existing service users /volunteers and employees. Further information on Access NI and a copy of NIACRO’s disclosure policy is available on request.
Contact Details: 

For further information and application form, please contact:

Human Resources Unit,
4 Amelia Street,

Tel. 02890 320157

e-mail: admin@niacro.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be received at the above address no later than: Monday 12th September 2016 by 12 noon. 

Interviews will be held on Thursday 22nd September 2016.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 12 September 2016 - 12:00pm
NIACRO is an Equal Opportunities Employer.