Email: | Tel: 01227 639768

Tel: 01227 639768

Campaigns and Advocacy Manager

Location: Homeworker

Salary expectation: £29,200

This is a full-time role
Fixed Term – Minimum two year contract - plus contributory pension

The Angling Trust is seeking a highly motivated and experienced person to support the development and implementation of its policy and advocacy strategies across its freshwater and marine campaigns. The role will be instrumental in representing the views of angling in a range of fora and will underpin the campaigning proposition the Trust offers to its members.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the development of policy that has an impact on public policy and/or the corporate policies and investment plans of companies and sectors. A track record in working collaboratively with other organisations and experience of advocacy work at a senior government level is required for this role. Ideally, you will have a passion for angling and/or the water environment.

A key objective for the successful candidate will be to:

  • Develop policy and advocacy position to support the Trust campaigns with a particular focus on freshwater;
  • Assess new legislative, regulations etc. against the priorities and objectives of the Angling Trust to ensure anglers’ interests are being represented and protected;
  • Represent the Trust and angling interests on various joint NGO and government bodies such as Wildlife and Countryside Link, Blueprint for Water, Missing Salmon Alliance, Defra Sea Angling Forum, etc;
  • Proactively communicate policy and advocacy work, and its benefits to angling and the environment to target audiences


The Angling Trust is the united representative organisation for marine and freshwater angling in England and Wales. It is joined in a collaborative and co-operative relationship with Fish Legal, a separate membership association using the law to protect fish stocks and the rights of its members throughout the UK.

Angling Trust is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion across our organisation, our membership and our sport. We particularly encourage applications from women and people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are currently under-represented within our organisation. We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements. We are members of the Sporting Equals Charter and we are actively participating in the Sport England sponsored Inclusive Employers development programme.


Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 7th December 2021


Interviews likely to be in week commencing Monday 13th December 2021