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Campaigns Manager Electrical Safety First

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Electrical Safety First is recognised by government and industry as the leading campaigning charity and technical authority on electrical safety. Electricity is a major cause of accidental fires in UK homes, with over 20,000 each year. We are recruiting for a seasoned public affairs campaigns professional with a demonstrable track record of devising and executing advocacy campaigns that drive positive change.

  • Location: London based with hybrid working
  • Salary: £44,000
  • Closing date: CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

Electrical Safety First (ESF) is the UK’s leading charity on electrical safety. We’re working to make sure everyone in the UK can use electricity safely, and regularly work with the media, government, business, and the electrical industry to improve policy and standards and to influence consumer behaviour.

Our work is more important than ever with electricity playing a key role in the low carbon agenda and the UK achieving Net Zero targets. For example, working to ensure that the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles is improved and new homes are correctly equipped to charge EVs and to take advantage of new smart technologies and heating systems such as electric heat pumps.

We also campaign on issues that include product recall and registration, electrical DIY, the importance of registered electricians and unsafe electrical goods. As well as raising awareness with the public, we work with politicians to ensure that the Government is doing all it can to keep people safe from electrical accidents.

About the Role

The Campaigns Manager is a new position with a mission to plan, develop, deliver, and evaluate ESF’s campaigns across the UK. You will be part of the Policy and Public Affairs team, working collaboratively with the Technical and Communications teams, to ensure campaigns are fully integrated and grounded in evidence, insight, and provide a clear path for change.

You’ll be responsible for the conception of campaign ideas, development, planning through to executing campaigns, measuring their performance, and evaluating and reporting on their effectiveness.

About the Person

We are looking for an experienced not-for-profit sector public affairs campaigns professional who has also developed and delivered lobbying activities at Westminster.

You’ll be a skilled project manager with excellent communication skills, great attention to detail and passionate about working to bring about positive change.

Our office is near London Bridge and Waterloo Station, and we offer hybrid working .

This is an exciting time to be joining ESF. We’d love to hear from you if you feel you have the right skills and experience to help take this well respected and highly valued charity to the next stage of its journey.

Salary will be up to £44k dependent on experience. The benefits package includes 25 days annual leave, private medical insurance, a contributory pension scheme and much more.

Closing date: 9 a.m. Monday 28th February 2022

For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Peridot Partners:

Subhan Uddin on subhan@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07538 756 654

 

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Electrical Safety First is the UK charity dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries caused by electrical accidents. Our aim is to ensure everyone in the UK can use electricity safely.

We campaign on behalf of consumers and electrical trade professionals to improve safety regulation and ensure safety messages are appropriate, up to date and well communicated.

We provide expert information and advice to help people protect themselves from faulty, damaged, sub-standard, and poorly maintained electrical installations and electrical appliances.

We are recognised by government and industry as the leading campaigning charity and technical authority on electrical safety.

Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Vision

For everyone in the UK to use electricity safely.

Mission

To help prevent deaths, injuries and damage caused by electricity by communicating with the public about the risks and ways to prevent them and working with industry, government and stakeholders to minimize risk through delivery of expert information and campaigns.

Values

Expert – we draw on a wealth of technical and campaigning experience and a robust evidence base.

Influential – we apply our expertise and leading industry position to achieve measurable and positive change.

Impartial – we are equitable and inclusive in our relationships with people and industry to improve safety.

Inclusive – we are here for everybody in the UK who wants information and advice about electrical safety.

Current – we ensure that we offer the public and industry the very latest information and constantly update our advice to reflect this.

Further Information

For further information, please download our Annual Report 2020-21, Charity Goals for 2021-22 and Organisational Chart 2022.

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    Timetable

    Closing Date: Monday 28th February 2022

    Candidates informed of outcome: Friday 4th March 2022

    First Stage Interviews: w/c Monday 7th March

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