Agile Campaigning Lead

Oxfam
Oxford, UK/Flexible
Full time Staff

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have a track record in successful private and public campaigning?

Do you want to lead a team of talented and creative campaigners committed to a new way of campaigning?

Do you want to achieve change on valuing women’s work, addressing fragility and conflict and climate justice?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.

The Role

Oxfam GB is looking for an Agile Campaign Lead to oversee our campaigning efforts in Britain and alongside partners around the world. Having just committed to working on valuing women’s work, fragility and conflict (also known as Rights, Resilience and Response) and climate justice, this is a crucial role in Oxfam GB at a crucial time.

The Agile Campaign Lead will play an instrumental part in setting the influencing strategies, building partnerships and motivating the team to achieve impact, and to do so in a way that is decolonized, anti-racist, partner led and feminist.

What we are looking for

Our next Agile Campaign Lead will require proven experience in effective campaigns, demonstable leadership qualities, an understanding of the implications of our commitments on our campaigning, and an ability to engage and inspire people – staff, volunteers, partners and the public - on our areas of work.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity help define the new influencing strategies on our three major areas of work (VWW, RRR and CJ), 

Flexfam

We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. 

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply 

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 

Please also provide a cover letter outlining how you meeting the essential criteria and your vision for campaigning on our chosen areas of focus in 2021 and beyond.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

Closing date: 
17th September 2021