Dóchas is looking to hire an advocacy consultant who will support our political engagement programme. He/she will have an excellent understanding of the Irish political landscape to advance our policy priorities and in particular support the implementation of our Official Development Assistance (ODA) campaign. As the Advocacy Officer you will contribute political analysis, identify policy influencing opportunities and engage with the decision-making processes in Ireland and at the EU level. You will work closely with policy and public engagement colleagues to ensure an ambitious, coherent and politically astute approach.
The post-holder needs to be dynamic, confident and efficient, capable of building relationships in a primarily remote environment with politicians of all parties, their staff, officials and civil servants. He/she also need to be generous with the sharing of knowledge, advocacy expertise, and contacts while working in a collaborative environment.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and sectors, and we are committed to equality and diversity within our team and network.
Please submit a CV and 1-page cover letter demonstrating your suitability for the role to the Dochas Head of Programme and Policy, firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 April cob.
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