Vacancies at Pace

Head of Communications, Policy and Research – based in Leeds

Salary: NJC Pt 38 – 41 £33,437 – £36,379

Full time

We are looking for someone to lead on policy, research and communications and ensure that the experience and voice of parents affected by child sexual exploitation informs all our work in these areas.

You will have knowledge and understanding of CSE in the UK. You will have good communication skills, with the ability to listen to the views of others, articulate and clearly present ideas both verbally and in writing, and build relationships and high level contacts. You will also have experience of influencing national policy and practice and working with key policy makers and leaders in national and local government, police and leading NGOs in child sexual abuse. You need a commitment to social justice, to listen and work in partnership with CSE affected parents to enable their voice and experience to influence the way CSE is tackled, and lead on campaigns. You will be able to handle the media, and be comfortable using social media. You will maintain your own professional practice and ensure ongoing development through use of supervision and training. You will adhere to Pace’s ethos and policies including equal opportunities and diversity.

This post is funded by Samworth Foundation for 3 years to May 2020.

Closing Date: Friday 31 March 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 25 April 2017

Interviews will be held at the Pace offices in Leeds.

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