Campaigns & Advocacy Executive


Job Type
Policy & Advocacy
Oxfam Ireland

Campaigns & Advocacy Executive

Check out the exciting new job opportunity for a Campaigns & Advocacy Executive with our Public Engagement Department based in Dublin.

Location: Dublin with an all-island responsibility

Contract: 12 months fixed term contract

Hours: 36 hours per week

Reference no: CAE2/19

Closing date: Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 12noon

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty. We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. 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 and adults. 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 Role

Oxfam Ireland is looking for a Campaigns & Advocacy Executive to join our Public Engagement Department in Dublin. The successful candidate will contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of advocacy and campaigning work in line with Oxfam’s goals. Two key areas of focus are Oxfam’s European migration programme and climate change and associated advocacy/policy, campaigns and public engagement work.

Our next Campaigns & Advocacy Executive will require a range of skills and experience:

  • A proven track record and demonstrable experience in:

    • Successfully planning, delivering and monitoring multi-channel advocacy and public mobilisation campaigns, including by leveraging digital technology
    • Organising and mobilising the public on specific issues
    • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on campaigner/supporter engagement journeys
    • Production of campaigns materials for varied audiences and channels, including digital
    • Facilitating campaigns trainings, workshops and events
  • In-depth knowledge of EU policies on migration/global displacement and refugees and experience advocating and campaigning on the same

  • Knowledge of political environment on the island of Ireland and how it relates to the organisation’s work in terms of development issues

  • Track record in building networks and influencing with strong interpersonal and negotiating skills for engagement with a wide variety of audiences

Application Details

How to apply

If you would like further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, and to apply, please look at our website or phone 01 6727662.

Please note that only applications received through Oxfam Ireland website will be accepted

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Please note we may use this recruitment drive to fill other positions

Any offer of employment with Oxfam Ireland is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, right to work checks and anti-fraud and corruption screening

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer