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We're looking for a new Director of Policy

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team.

Full time (35 hours per week) or

Part time (21 hours per week) (2 posts)

Salary range: £65,000- £73,000 per annum (pro rata for part time)

Contract: permanent

Trust for London is an independent charitable foundation that seeks to create a fairer London by funding work to tackle poverty and inequality. We award around £8.5 million in grants annually. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to drive forward our mission, with a particular interest in issues of low pay and economic inequality.

The Director of Policy will be a member of our Senior Management team, will oversee the Trust’s portfolio of policy and research grants/commissions and also manage a small team. They will also be proactive in identifying areas of work which the Trust could support, overseeing the dissemination of the policy and research work, and actively engaging with policy makers and other stakeholders.  The Director of Policy will also be working jointly with the Director of Grants to manage the grants team and the Trust’s development and delivery of our funding strategy.

The Trust has funded and been directly involved in a number of successful campaigns, such as tackling low pay and promoting the Living Wage; tackling Female Genital Mutilation; and improving air quality. This post offers a unique opportunity to help deliver policy and campaigning work that can help improve the lives of millions of Londoners.

The post is based near Barbican, London.

To apply, please fill out the application form, keeping in mind the job description and person specification. We would also invite you to complete and return an equal opportunties monitoring form which will be kept separate from your application form. You will find all of the documents you need to apply for this role below. 

Please return the job application and equal opportunities monitoring form to v@trustforlondon.org.uk.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Bharat Mehta or Sioned Churchill on 020 7606 6145

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date:          1pm, Tuesday 20th March 2018 

Interview date:        13th April 2018


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