Volunteer Description – Campaigns Officer (Policy & Public Affairs)

Volunteer title: Campaigns Officer (Policy & Public Affairs)

The Big Conservation Conversation was launched by Civic Voice at the 2016 Annual Convention and AGM in Chester. It is our campaign to stop funding cuts to local conservation areas to ensure these places can stay attractive and distinctive. 

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Main purpose of the job:

To support our Big Conservation Conversation campaigns that effectively promotes Civic Voice’s aims and values, to support the planning and implementation of Civic Voice campaigns; to organise events and meetings with MPs influence government and opposition on policy issues,; to use public affairs opportunities and events to convey Civic Voice’s messages and develop relationships with external stakeholders; and to help create a dynamic and fast-paced team environment and operate effectively as a team player.

Responsible to: Executive Director Location: Birmingham or Home Based

Budgetary responsibilities: None

Hours: A minimum of 7 hours per week

Responsible for (staff/jobs): None


  • Support delivery of the Big Conservation Conversation campaigns which effectively promotes Civic Voice’s organisational aims and increases the profile of the organisation
  • Work closely with the Executive Director to draw up campaigns strategy and plan activity
  • Work effectively to plan and deliver events for campaigns and policy as required
  • Identify key audiences to engage with for campaigns and public affairs work
  • Assist with parliamentary and other political activity to promote Civic Voice’s campaigns and policy aims as required
  • Produce strong, accurate briefing and promotional materials to further Civic Voice campaigns, for both internal and external consumption
  • Write articles and blogs for both internal and external use, and work with the media team to secure opportunities to highlight Civic Voice’s campaigns work
  • Support external Civic Voice websites, blogs and social media presence to raise awareness of Civic Voice’s campaigns and policy work
  • Work with the research and other teams to demonstrate the impact of Civic Voice’s campaigns work, and ensure that data is clearly represented and used to further Civic Voice’s messages