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Freelancers: Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

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SL

Policy analysis, campaign planning, public affairs strategy, integrated comms

London, remote

I’m an experienced Head of External Affairs, having led policy and campaigns teams and press and social media. My background is in social care, health, disability, education, welfare and wider equality issues. I have a strong track record in securing policy change and growing profile with parliamentarians and Government. I can help with policy analysis and development, influencing/campaigns and public affairs strategy and integrated communications planning. I’m also a keen writer, experienced in policy/campaign report writing for impact.

Previous roles include: Head of External Affairs, RNIB, Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Volunteering at the National Autistic Society, agency public affairs consultant.

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Head

MM

Project management, policy development, MHPSS advocacy

Remote

I am experienced in project and policy management and development. I can improve project efficiencies and introduce safeguarding policies, risk assessments and contingency planning. I have worked in cross-sectoral and international capacity building operations and strategy for 10 years and have a MSc in International Humanitarian Psychosocial intervention, specialising in psychological wellbeing for individuals and organisations affected by trauma. I am an accredited volunteer manager and experienced trainer/presenter. I provide stakeholder engagement and advocacy across grassroots, INGOs and funding networks.

Previous roles include: Research and Policy Advisor (VSO); Senior Overseas Programmes Coordinator (AfID); Project Manager (EPAfrica); UK Operations Manager (EPAfrica)

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

NP

Affordable professional campaigns and communications advice and support.

Brighton & Hove/Remote

I can help organisations come up with their next campaign, provide campaign strategy advice and development. I can bring organisations together to build joint campaigns and create toolkits of content and assets. I can turn complex policy into simple, appealing messaging to engage audiences. Or I can provide extra support at crunch calendar points, to deliver a campaign. My expertise is in communications and campaigns, public affairs and stakeholder outreach.

Previous roles include: Consultancy roles for a variety of projects and organisations in the not-for-profit sector; Special adviser - Leader of the Opposition in Parliament; Senior Public Affairs advocate in a consumer advice organisation; Head of Policy and Director - a national childcare campaign; Trade Union political officer

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – £300/£400/£500

Experience level: Director

IG

Public affairs and press advice informed by over 20 years’ experience in the field, delivered in a relational style.

London and the South East of England

My key offer is strategic public affairs advice with complementing press support. This consultancy service is bolstered by the offer of support and capacity in the practical delivery of public affairs and press/communications work. Furthermore, I can assist with the development of stakeholder strategies and policy assistance and speech writing.

Previous roles include: Public Affairs Adviser – The Salvation Army; Senior Parliamentary Assistant to Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP; Public Affairs Manager – Working Links; Account Manager in political consultancies; Political and Parliamentary Officer – Amicus Trade Union

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – £200

Experience level: Manager

NA

Strategy, advocacy, communication and Policy; Quality Standard; Operational management; Business development

London, South East England

I have substantial experience in managing service delivery, improvement and policy development in health and social care.  I have managed delivery in children, mental health and continuing health care services.  In these services I have led on projects which evaluate, analyses and develop systems to meet the quality outcomes for the service users. I have worked as Business Development manager in the community sector, local government and as Mental Health and Learning Disability Commissioning Manager with CCG/NHS. To achieve this, I have developed communication strategy leading to community engagement events, nurturing professional networks and have contributed to the research and analysis of the resulting data.

Previous roles include: NHS Commissioning manager; Public health contract and performance manager; Policy and communication officer; Mental health and disability services senior manager; Community development manager

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

AR

Content editor, writer and rewriter; conference support

Home working, Birmingham, Manchester, Oxford, London

I commission and edit publications for non-profit, academic and intergovernmental organisations worldwide. Hands-on improvement, summarising or synthesis of material; briefing and collaboration with contributors and production teams (structure, content, tone and design decisions). My subject strengths are across social sciences and development: education; economics and sustainable livelihoods; equalities and rights; rule of law and constitution-building; conflict; gender; youth; media; health; disabilities; training materials; strategic planning and reporting.

Previous roles include: Commissioning Editor; Copyeditor; Programme Development Consultant; Communications Consultant; Associate Lecturer (nursing and allied health professions)

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

SF

Former Senior Policy Expert in the EU, specialized in Advocacy Strategies and Campaigns

London-based / available to travel within the UK and abroad

I help organisations, charities and sustainable businesses to maximise their impact over government, regulators and public. I design and execute powerful advocacy strategies, creative campaigns, or both if necessary.

I formulate recommendations to support your team in managing all legislative and policy positions in Commons, Whitehall and Brexit negotiations.

I have a track record of successful policy reforms (introduction of ESG criteria at the heart of ECB´s strategy / Cum Ex tax fraud scandal). Solid experience in steering national and European Campaigns.

Previous roles include: Senior Policy Advisor to the Vice President of the European Parliament; Senior International Relations Officer - transform Europe and NPI; Campaign Manager - Greek Referendum Campaign; Campaign Manager - International Campaign for the ruling party in Greece; UK Political Analyst - big Greek media

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Flexible according to the nature of the project and the client

Experience level: Manager

HH

Leading teams & projects - developing & delivering strategies for change though research, policy & influencing

Based in London, and able to take on assignments involving travel in the UK or abroad.

Technical expert with over 15 years working in the field of human rights, armed conflict, arms control and international justice at the national and international level. Strategic thinker and planner with extensive experience of carrying out research, writing reports and policy briefings, developing policy and influencing key actors to effect change. I have worked at the UK and international level, including in conflict settings such as Iraq, South Sudan and eastern Ukraine for the UN and the UK’s Stabilisation Unit.

Previous roles include: Team Leader and Human Rights Officer - United Nations; Researcher - Amnesty International; Project Coordinator - Saferworld

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

CW

Senior Strategy, Communications & Campaigns Consultant, Womens & Youth Empowerment & Social Change

 Remote 

A senior leader in the not-for-profit sector, I am a seasoned strategist and communications specialist who has delivered game-changing global campaigns and social change communications on sensitive human rights, health and social justice issues. I offer services in strategy development, social and behaviour change communications, campaign planning and delivery,  and multi-media communications development.  My areas of expertise includes women and youth empowerment, violence against Women and Girls, public health communication, movement building and advocacy.

Previous roles include: Head of Strategic Communications and Brand - The Girl Generation, Together to End FGM; Principal Consultant, Governance – DAI Europe; Research and Development Manager – gold Youth (HIV Prevention and Youth Development, Southern Africa); Project Director, Research and Brand Strategy – Added Value

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Head

JD

Public Affairs/Campaigning/Public Policy/Govt Affairs/Sustainable Development/Strategic Comms

Liverpool based, but available for travel and remote work.

Full proficiency of 3 languages (English, Spanish and Italian). With 10 years success in project managing, public affairs, campaigns, and communications gained in government, multilateral, educational, non-profit and private sectors, and having executed more than 150 events and almost 50 campaigns on the national and international scenario, I´ll be able to advise and lead projects thinking globally and acting locally; also having experience at the United Nations and on the implementation of the SDGs, I can provide a holistic approach to the creation of policies, the definition of campaigns, and public relations strategies.

Previous roles include: International Consultant leading social impact projects, Partnership and Communications Manager at the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations in NY; Assistant and Adviser to the Multilateral Affairs Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia; Project Leader for the Internationalization of Colombia’s Higher Education - National Ministry of Education of Colombia.

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

CW

Senior Strategy, Comms & Campaigns Consultant | Womens and Youth Empowerment & Social Change

Remote

A senior leader in the not-for-profit sector, I am a seasoned strategist and communications specialist who has delivered game-changing global campaigns and social change communications on sensitive human rights, health and social justice issues.  I offer services in strategy development, social and behaviour change communications, campaign planning and delivery, and multi-media communications development. My areas of expertise includes women and youth empowerment, violence against Women and Girls, public health communication, movement building and advocacy.

Previous roles include: Head of Strategic Communications and Brand - The Girl Generation: Together to End FGM; Principal Consultant, Governance – DAI Europe (International Development Consultancy); Research and Development Manager – gold Youth (HIV Prevention and Youth Development, Southern Africa) Project Director, Research and Brand Strategy – Added Value WPP Fellow

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Head

SB

Researcher, lawyer, campaigner, and writer/editor focused on human rights and women's rights

London and home-based

Contact me for support with writing clear and compelling advocacy materials such as research reports, policy briefings, literature reviews, consultation responses, and international legal applications. I can also help with designing and managing research projects on complex human rights issues, planning international advocacy campaigns, and fundraising and donor reporting. My areas of expertise include human trafficking and modern slavery, gender-based violence, land rights, women human rights defenders, and human rights in supply chains, with specific experience and knowledge of Asia.

Previous roles include: Human rights consultant and legal advice sector policy officer - Equality Now; ATLEU (Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit); THIRST (The International Roundtable for Sustainable Tea)

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Flexible depending on the nature of the project and the client.

Experience level: Manager

LB

Experienced policy and communications professional, focused on justice and human rights

London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, remote

A policy and communications consultant, experienced in senior level third sector work, with a background in journalism. I specialise in creating accessible and engaging writing, often distilling complex subjects, with a focus on promoting equality, justice, and systemic change. I offer a range of support for organisations including report and consultation response writing, media and PR, lobbying and campaigning, project management and more. I approach each project with a creative, critical eye and bring a diverse range of experience.

Previous roles include: Senior Policy and Communications Officer - INQUEST; Policy Officer - HM Inspectorate of Prisons; Assistant Coordinator - UK National Preventive Mechanism; Editor and Co-Director - STRIKE! Magazine; Freelance Features Journalist

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Sliding scale, dependent on the income of your organisation and requirements

Experience level: Manager

EP

Research synthesis, policy analysis, grant- writing, campaign strategy, content writing, capacity building.

London and home based

I offer high quality research skills in migration related areas including EU / UK asylum policy, health, housing, refugee camps and detention. I am an experienced campaigner with a knack for developing campaign strategies and in coordinating international campaigns. I offer excellent grant writing and reporting skills. Policy analysis on borders/migration/ the nexus between development and humanitarianism/health and migration. Book writing and presentation skills.

Previous roles include: Research Fellow- ESCR/DFID; Senior Researcher - European Crisis Observatory; Liaison Officer - UNHCR; Campaigns Coordinator - Amnesty International

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Officer

LC

Policy and Research Advisor; Freelance Writer, Proof-reader and Business Support

Edinburgh/Glasgow/Remote

A dynamic policy advisor and social researcher with a background in early years, mental health and equalities, I can offer the following support to enhance the impact of your organisation: Stakeholder research;  Consultation response drafting; Multi-agency minute taking ; Policy briefings and key messages; Desk-based research; Interview, focus group and survey design and facilitation.

Previous roles include: Policy Advisor for an award-winning UK Early Years charity; Development Officer for a Human Rights charity; Research Assistant for a Mental Health SCIO

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Flexible to your requirements

Experience level: Officer

RM

Parliamentary drafting, and expert advice on influencing legislation at Westminster and Holyrood

Home based

I am an award winning public affairs professional, qualified in law, with proven expertise in influencing legislation.

Influence legislation and you change the law. Many organisations lack expertise in parliamentary drafting, and in navigating the legislative processes at Westminster and Holyrood.

I can draft Amendments to legislation, and Private Member’s Bills, to meet your organisation’s campaign aims, and to ensure your public affairs work changes the law. I can also offer expert advice on influencing legislation at Westminster and Holyrood.

Previous roles include: Senior Researcher - the Opposition Whips’ Office, the House of Lords; Solicitor; Policy and Public Affairs Manager - Action for Children Scotland; Policy Manager - Citizens Advice Scotland; Policy Officer - Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Fixed fee

Experience level: Head

DB

I develop/deliver innovative campaigns, communications and supporter development strategies.

London based, but available for travel and for remote work.

I pioneered digital-first political campaigning in the UK, and developed widely imitated models of fundraising, mobilising, and influencing. I now offer strategic consultancy to organisations and projects with a positive purpose. I can develop, overhaul and interrogate strategy; harness digital technology to communicate, mobilise, fundraise, and win campaigns; increase the involvement of supporters and members for fundraising and political impact. I support established organisations looking to improve and innovate, and start-ups looking to turn ideas into results.

Previous roles include: Lead Consultant - Clean Up the Internet; Communications and Advocacy Consultant - Foxglove; Founding Executive Director - 38 Degrees; Head of Activism - Friends of the Earth; Chair of the Board - Suffolk Estate Tenant Management Cooperative

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – £500 per day negotiable

Experience level: Director

CS

Net-Zero Consultant

UK, Flexible or Remote

Two decades as a climate change and sustainability professional who is currently following sustainable finance closely, I have worked on numerous projects and campaigns identifying big picture strategies and this is bolstered by a strong understanding of climate policy and turning ideas into action. Add to this, I have plenty of experience in managing projects, doing research, expansive writing skills and building partnerships with senior leaders – be they businesses, finance, NGOs, universities, governments and public figures.

Previous roles include: Climate Change and Sustainability Consultant, Campaign Director, Shine - Investing in Energy Access for All, Asia Director, OurVoices and GreenFaith, Director, Climate Change Business Forum

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Day rate is variable and for negotiation

Experience level: Director

DR

Environmental policy analyst

London, home-based

I am a senior environmental policy analyst, with a PhD in Environmental Sciences and Ecological Economics, and over thirteen years of experience on a wide range of environmental policies at the EU and national levels, and specifically on water, marine and land management. I specialise in governance and management strategies to achieve biodiversity protection and other environmental objectives, and in the use of market-based instruments and innovative financing mechanisms in environmental policy. I have a full working command of English, Italian and Spanish.

Previous roles include: Environmental consultant, senior policy analyst

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

VA

Policy researcher with experience of Parliament, Whitehall, NGOs

London, Surrey, Kent, Sussex.

I am highly experienced in research work geared to practical outcomes, especially on environmental, economic, and constitutional issues. I have a good knowledge of parliamentary procedures and the political process more generally, having worked in Parliament, Whitehall, London regional government and NGOs, and worked closely with senior business people, academics, communications officers, and a range of politicians. I have worked on both background research, including writing two books, and rapid responses in the form of briefing notes and press releases.

Previous roles include: Senior Parliamentary Researcher for a group of MPs; Economist, Sustainable Development Commission - World Wildlife Fund; Board Member - London Development Agency; Environment Advisor to the Mayor of London

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Day rate is variable and for negotiation

Experience level: Manager

MC

Public sector/ Not for Profit corporate communications, public affairs, staff /public engagement specialist

London and the east of England (Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire)

I am a highly experienced communications, public affairs and engagement specialist with an outstanding record of success in the health and social care sectors, including in the NHS. I have detailed knowledge of English health and social care policy and extensive experience of working with both Central and Local Government and with voluntary and other third sector care based organisations. I create original and insight driven communication solutions which are audience appropriate, cost effective and measurable.

Previous roles include: Communications Manager – Haemophilia Society: Associate Director of Communications and Public Affairs - North Essex / Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust; Independent Communications and Public Affairs Consultant; Communications Manager: Professional Leadership Team - Department of Health

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiated on basis of role, contract substance and time

Experience level: Director

VL

Policy research and analysis; Drafting legislation, consultation responses, and policy briefings

London / Oxford / remote working

A professional with over twenty years’ experience as a lawyer and policy analyst. A former government lawyer with extensive parliamentary experience, I have worked with Ministers and senior civil servants.  Able to write for a variety of audiences, having drafted legislation, op-eds, and a book chapter on a technical subject for the general reader. Post graduate degrees in Public International Law and Public Administration. Specialist areas include: tax, pensions, human rights, employment, tax and development.

Previous roles include: Senior lawyer for central government department; Senior lawyer for government agency, con sultant for UN Mission in East Timor, consultant for UN agencies in Pakistan. 

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Flexible depending on your requirements

Experience level: Manager

LR

Peacebuilding & International Development Consultant

London 

With 20 years’ experience in international development and peacebuilding, and expertise in inclusive processes and the inclusion of people with disabilities, I can offer; Strategic planning; Conflict mapping & facilitation; Programme development; Management support; Monitoring, evaluation & learning; Literature reviews & research; Managing difficult conversations & addressing workplace conflict. I have a strong background in senior management and have worked in positions such as Regional Director, Country Director and Regional Disability Advisor. I am currently a member of the Rethinking Security Council, a Trustee for Sense International and a volunteer prison visitor.  Committed to the values of peace, justice and equality, my goal is to work with integrity and professionalism and promote good collaboration and integration.

Previous roles include: Consultant - Conciliation Resources, Quaker UN Office, AFSC; Regional Director, Asia - American Friends Service Committee, Cambodia; Associate General Secretary - Quaker Peace and Social Witness; Regional Disability Advisor, Asia - Humanity & Inclusion; Country Director, Maldives - Humanity & Inclusion

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Manager

RB

Project Manager, 14 years experience both commercial and charity sector

London based

I have wide ranging project management experience including advocacy campaigns, research reports, website delivery, process change, GDPR, technical projects and new initiatives. I have full project lifecycle experience from scoping, business case development, creating project plans to evaluation and reporting. I believe good communication is critical to success and build trust with my colleagues through a professional and approachable style. I pay exceptional attention to the detail of a project, am highly dependable and can be relied on to deliver to time and budget.

Previous roles include: Which?, Plan UK, Amnesty International, The Children's Society

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable preferential rates for the charity sector

Experience level: Manager

KS

Campaign strategy, co-ordination, advocacy, and facilitation consultant

Home based in Scotland but happy to travel in UK and internationally where required

Over the last twenty years I have worked with, and for, numerous organisations and networks to campaign for a more just world and a better future for our planet. I offer campaign co-ordination and strategy support along with facilitation, policy & advocacy and project management. I have a track record of engaging multiple stakeholders, including government at all levels, working within coalitions, developing policy and delivering campaigner training. Particular areas of focus are climate, environment, international development, justice and equality.

Previous roles include: Campaigns consultant for BAFTA Albert; Earth Hour Co-ordinator for WWF Scotland; Scottish Co-ordinator for Sheila McKechnie Foundation; Head of Scottish Campaigns for Global Justice Now; Board Member of Stop Climate Chaos

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable depending on length of contract and organisation income

Experience level: Head

HP

Policy and Advocacy Consultant; Freelance Writer/Editor

Remote

I am a dynamic policy professional with an expertise in gender and a unique blend of experience developing policy and advocacy at local, national and international levels including at the United Nations and House of Commons. In addition, I am an experienced and efficient writer and editor.

Available for: Writing/Editing, Research, Campaigns, Policy, Public Affairs, Communications

Previous roles include: Consultant - UN Women, Parliamentary Researcher -  House of Commons, Senior Policy & Communications Officer - London Borough of Lambeth

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Flexible depending on your requirements

Experience level: Officer

MM

Independent charity consultant, facilitator and mentor- strategy, influencing, programmes and people

London / Wales / remote working

If you’re looking for a flexible and dedicated social justice strategist, I can help. I work with organisations to develop, plan, implement, review and evaluate strategies, campaigns and programmes that create lasting change. Having influenced policy and practice at the UN, within Government, and major employers, implemented large-scale national and international programmes funded by Royal Foundation, and UK Govt., and managed large teams working on complex issues, I can support you with a range of different services, keeping the big picture, the operating environment, and practical delivery considerations all in mind. I also offer mentoring services to individuals and teams.

Previous roles include: Global Advocacy Adviser, Head of Programmes - Strategy and Development, Programme Manager- Resilience, Middle East, Human Rights Monitor and Advocate

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable

Experience level: Head

VK

Senior research consultant, producing research and reports for NGOs and international agencies

London, UK, remote and abroad (with significant experience in Latin America)

I carry out high quality research and analysis to support your advocacy, policy and development, including desk research, legal and policy analysis, and fieldwork or remote interviews. With over nine years’ experience researching and writing comprehensive human rights reports for iNGOs, I provide full research services, from design and project management to timely delivery of publishable work for diverse audiences. My expertise includes refugees, migration, organised crime, human rights law and Latin America, and I work in English and Spanish.

Previous roles include: (consultancy): Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Abbey Road Studios, See Tickets; (employment): Deputy Programme Director (digital communications) at Amnesty International IS, Communications Manager at International Alert

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – From £350

Experience level: Head

MM

Policy, Comms and Public Affairs lead - sustainable construction organisation

London or remote working

I can advise on growing your comms output efficiently and getting the right sort of engagement. This includes consultancy on all types of copywriting and comms channels.

The bespoke audit package covers social media engagement, all e-comms, how to get the most out of any events or political engagement, selecting an agency, crisis management and writing a great comms plan.

I can also give battle-hardened policy advice through lobbying ministers, MPs and responsible civil servants on both sides of the fence on areas such as environmental strategy, construction, and ethical sourcing.

Previous roles include: Policy, Comms and Public Affairs - BBC, The Times and the Daily Mail; Policy - MHCLG and Defra

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – £220 per day. Comms audit package begins at £105.

Experience level: Manager

RC

Policy, Public Affairs; Strategy Development specialising in international development, global health & research

London

Adept in research the biological sciences fields, I am driven to work towards achieving global equity. With qualifications in scientific research I have practical experience in health & research policy and advocacy, strategy development, communications, campaigns, fundraising and programme and grant administration both in the UK and internationally as well as management qualifications having gained foundation status with Chartered Management Institute. Experience is gained from various roles across civil society, multilaterals and foundations.

 

Previous roles include: Consultancy clients have included World Health Organisation, UNDP, RESULTS UK, ACTION. Policy Advisor Global Policy - Wellcome Trust; Tuberculosis Policy - RESULTS UK

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Optional

Experience level: Manager

MM

Campaigns and Communications Consultant with 15 years’ experience in NGOs and Politics

Scotland based, work UK wide

I have almost 15 years’ experience working in senior roles in politics and public affairs in both Westminster and Holyrood. I have led successful nationwide campaigns for NGO and political clients from market research through to delivery and execution, including day-to-day media support, interview training and report writing. I have extensive experience working at board level and working directly to Chief Executives and Leaders in demanding positions.

Previous roles include: Senior Policy and Political Adviser - UK Public Body; Public Affairs Manager - International Development Charity; Political Adviser - UK Political Party; Consultant - London based communications agency; Charity trustee.

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Please contact for rates (dependent on organisation and project)

Experience level: Director

DV

Senior Policy and Advocacy Specialist – International Development and Humanitarian Sectors

London, remote

A professional with over 18 years experience in policy and advocacy programme development and implementation, high-level advocacy, and policy research and analysis. I have a track record of developing advocacy strategies, writing and editing a wide range of resources, including policy publications (reports, briefings etc). A persuasive communicator and networker with a proven track record of setting up, managing, and working within coalitions/alliances, and building long-lasting relationships with senior policy influencers. French native speaker.

Previous roles include: Head of Policy & Advocacy, Head of Policy, Head of Policy & Communication; Head of Advocacy & Public Affairs.

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Dependent on project and deadline.

Experience level: Head

DL

Policy, campaigns and public affairs expertise, tailored to your organisation

London-based, willing to travel across UK, Europe, other regions as needed (if possible due to Covid-19 restrictions)

I help create positive change for the people you support. I have worked for over 15 years in the NGO and public sectors, leading policy and campaigns projects on a wide range of causes. Among other services, I deliver: influencing strategies; advocacy planning and evaluation; dynamic campaigns to create change; coalition-building, management and coordination; public affairs engagement; high quality policy positions and reports; meaningful engagement with supporters and service users.

 

Previous roles include: Senior policy, public affairs and campaigns roles for a range of high-profile charities including Prostate Cancer UK, Homeless Link, and the Carers Trust.

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Flexible depending on your requirements

Experience level: Director

KS

Experienced policy and campaigns professional. 16+ education and youth engagement specialist

London/Remote

I am a creative and strategic policy and campaigns professional with additional expertise in press/PR, research and parliamentary engagement within member led organisations. I have project managed a range of user led national mobilising campaigns, influencing campaigns and commissions which have successfully bought about policy change and public engagement. I have strong people management skills and work well under pressure. Additionally I have a deep working knowledge of the 16+ education and skills sector.

Previous roles include: UNISON - National Learning & Development Organiser; National Autistic Society - National Campaigns Manager; National Union of Students - Policy & Campaigns Manager & PR & Campaigns Manager

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable dependent on organisation and project

Experience level: Manager

RL

Research, Policy,  Parliamentary, Public Affairs, Communications, Campaigns, Social Media, Media

London

A post-graduate with a strong track record for delivering results in the private and public sector, including four years’ experience in Parliament. A member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations with highly developed research, corporate communication and public affairs skills, and an excellent knowledge of UK political and current affairs.

Previous roles include: Researcher to an MP, agency and in-house communications and public affairs. 

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Varies according to work required

Experience level: Manager

BL

Highly experienced policy professional 

London/remote  

I am a highly skilled policy generalist with over 20 years policy experience across a wide range of public and social policy areas.  I can provide expertise in drafting a wide range of persuasive copy (reports, consultation responses, briefings, etc).  I have substantive experience in writing and managing the production of influential policy reports.  I can also offer skills in developing policy and influencing strategies and event and stakeholder management.

Previous roles include: Head of Public Policy - The British Academy; Financial Capability Manager - Money Advice Service; Policy Programme Manager - Consumer and Community; Age UK and Head of Public Sector Equality Duty Equality and Human Rights Commission

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Negotiable.

Experience level: Head

CD

Campaigns Strategist & Digital Communications Specialist

London

I help NGOs & charities create strategic yet creative campaigns whilst ensuring deep integration between campaign planning & digital engagement for maximum impact. I can facilitate campaign meetings with innovative accelerator-tools aimed at developing effective and coherent plans (vision, goals, tactics etc). I also help and advise organisations on how to maximise their campaigning potential on digital channels through message-framing and creative digital people-power oriented concepts.

Previous roles include: Global Campaign Coordinator & Digital Engagement Lead at Greenpeace; Senior Global Campaigner for Amnesty International; Campaign Manager (freelance role) for Plan UK; Global Campaign Manager for World Animal Protection

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – £300-£400 (depending on tasks and outputs required)

Experience level: Manager

LB

Freelancer with 15 years experience in policy, stakeholder engagement and public affairs

London / remote / global

Expert help for your organisation to better understand the policy landscape, explore opportunities to change it and reach the Westminster stakeholders that matter.

Specialist in:
– Stakeholder research
– Consultation response drafting
– Preparing for Select Committee appearances
– Policy briefings to enable your organisation to get to grips and lead on the issues
– Strategic communication plans to get your messages heard by policy makers
– comprehensive stakeholder event management
– Producing comms materials, key messages and Q&As

Previous roles include: Public Affairs Lead for Major UK Environmental Charity; Arts and Culture Comms Manager; Westminster Campaigns for Health Charities; Media and Broadcasting External Affairs.

Business area: – Policy, Campaign & Public Affairs

Daily rate: – Varies

Experience level: Manager