Action for Race Equality (ARE) is looking for an experienced individual to lead our policy work and influence senior policy makers to end systemic and institutional race inequalities.
This is an excellent opportunity to work at the national level for a valued charity with effective links to local and national government, academia and a network of Black and Asian led civil society organisations covering education, employment and criminal justice.
Our main policy interests are education, employment and race disproportionality in the criminal justice system (CJS).
The postholder will work closely with the ARE senior management team, ARE policy advisory groups and government officials to develop and implement policy positions and campaign priorities. They will use research to influence government policies at all levels and identify programmes to improve outcomes for Black, Asian and Mixed heritage people.
The right individual will be required to produce policy papers, briefings, reports and news updates, liaise with the media and ensure information is disseminated to our stakeholders in collaboration with the wider ARE team.
Job Ref: HOP01
To apply for the Head of Policy position:
- Download and fill in an application form.
Send your completed application in an email to Jeremy Crook OBE, Chief Executive Officer at Jeremy@ActionforRaceEquality.org.uk, with HOP01 as the subject header.
- Complete ARE’s online monitoring form
Deadline for applications: Wednesday 15th February, 2023 at 5pm.
Background to the role
In recent years much of our work influencing policy has been through the EQUAL programme which has been running since 2014 to improve outcomes for Black, Asian, Minority ethnic and Muslim people in the criminal justice system.
Head of Policy
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£40,000 pro rata
One year (possibility of extension)
Full time (35 hours) or secondment considered
For more information, or an informal chat about the role contact Jeremy Crook OBE.