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Tel: 01227 639768

Senior Campaigns Officer

Location: Remote London

Salary expectation: £31,858

Application deadline: Thu 13th May

This is a full-time role

The Equality Trust is leading a major campaign to raise awareness of the failure of major companies to adhere to the legal obligations to pay men and women equally and build a movement that increases the pressure on employers to reconsider their pay structures and commit to prioritising gender equality. Within this role, there will also be opportunities to get involved in a range of different aspects of The Equality Trust’s campaigns, particularly on fair pay. The campaigner will support the Executive Director to liaise with business representatives, trade unions, and voluntary organisations to collaborate on the design and implementation of fairer pay practices and the development of a comparator dashboard.

About The Equality Trust

The Equality Trust (TET) is the national charity that campaigns to reduce social and economic inequality in order to improve the quality of life in the UK. We are at the forefront of debates to tackle structural inequalities as well as supporting local grassroots groups to bring about change in their areas.

About the job

  • Lead The Equality Trust’s campaigning and project work on equal pay/gender pay/unfair pay and other campaigns where required
  • Recruit, mobilise, support and coordinate activists and organisations to take action against unfair pay and remuneration
  • Acting as the key contact for #EqualPay50 volunteer activists, coordinating and delivering campaign organising meetings, supporting local action, and regularly communicating with activists through the campaign’s mailing list
  • Build and maintain key external relationships relevant to The Equality Trust’s work on equal pay (e.g. trade unions, employers, activists, partner organisations, funders, academics, student unions, universities, schools and colleges) and proactively seek out opportunities for collaboration
  • Coordinate communications with decision-makers, including employers and politicians (e.g. writing letters, attending meetings)
  • Organise a range of awareness-raising events, seminars, campaign activities and media stunts
  • Coordinate the production of a range of digital campaigning tools and materials, including video, animation, podcasts, blogs, traditional and social media, etc.
  • Work with a number of trade union partners to develop a gender pay comparators platform
  • Work with schools and colleges to develop resources on equal pay and coordinate the use and evaluation of these resources at schools across the UK
  • Develop and deliver training and workshops on equal pay to universities, employers and activists
  • Monitor and analyse relevant political and legislative developments (e.g. relating to equal pay, gender pay and ethnicity pay)
  • Undertake ongoing project monitoring and evaluation, including organising reflection and learning activities

Deadline: Thu 13th May