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Senior Campaigns and Mobilisation Officer

Job Introduction

The Senior Campaigns and Mobilisation Officer role is a crucial position within the busy Policy, Campaigns and Mobilisation team. The role will help us to deliver on our mission to end the harm from diabetes, by planning and delivering impactful and creative campaigns. You will be responsible for coordinating our campaigning work, developing engaging materials and involving more supporters in our campaigns.

We have a brilliant and inclusive working environment here at Diabetes UK and are proud of our ‘Connected Working’ framework which allows great flexibility in the way that we work. This means that you can balance your working time between home and the office, subject to the needs of your role of course.  We do not dictate the number of days you have to attend the office.

Interview Dates:

First Stage: 6 September 2022 (via Teams)

Second Stage: 15 September (in London)

Please note that all job offers are subject to you providing acceptable evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK. 

If you have any questions, please contact HRAdvice@diabetes.org.uk   

Role Responsibility

This will be a fast-paced and varied role, which involves using a Theory of Change approach to plan and deliver powerful and innovative campaigns in collaboration with others across the Policy, Campaigns and Mobilisation team, Brand and Creative team and Marketing teams. You will identify campaigning opportunities and develop campaigns that engage supporters and key external stakeholders. You will also lead on evaluating our campaigns and monitoring our impact.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be passionate about using campaigning to bring about change for everyone affected by diabetes. You will have a thorough understanding of campaigning tactics and a creative approach to developing new campaigns. You will have experience of using a Theory of Change approach to plan campaigns and of managing and evaluating projects.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

For nearly 5 million people with diabetes in the UK, there’s no day off. At Diabetes UK, we fight day in, day out for better care, treatment and support. We won’t stop until diabetes can do no harm.

With more people than ever living with diabetes and millions more at risk of developing type 2, our work has never been more needed. We make sure they get the care and support needed to live well with diabetes and avoid devastating complications.

We fund critical research, which has led to life-changing discoveries – like the first insulin pen and programmes to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Now, we want to do this for everyone and find a cure.

We can’t do any of this without you. Our staff are passionate and determined about helping everyone affected by diabetes. For over 85 years, they’ve been behind vital policy changes, as well as new treatments and technologies to make living with diabetes easier every day.

But there’s more to do. And you can be part of it.

We’re a really diverse bunch and we recognise and respect your value as an individual. As well as helping people with diabetes, you’ll be part of one of the top 30 Best UK Charities to Work For, and one of the top 75 Best Large Companies in London.

We’re committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk, and we need our staff and volunteers to support this.

Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Join us today, and together, we can make that a reality.

To find out more about what we do, check out our website.


Diabetes UK


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