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We are the only national, independent charity that campaigns for the waterways.

Work with us to support and regenerate rivers and canals for leisure, living and business.

We are currently looking for a Campaign Manager and Strategic Lead, to be based at our Head Office at Chesham.

Salary:  Up to £40,000 per annum (depending on experience) + 7% pension contribution.
Hours: 35 hours per week.  Flexible arrangements will be considered.
Contract: Permanent
Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Closing date for applications: Late applications may be considered – contract Tracy Higgin at the Chesham office.

This is an exciting new role as a Campaign Manager and Strategic Lead at IWA where you will play a vital part in delivering our campaigns and leading a small team.  You will have line manager responsibility for the small team at our Chesham office.  You will have a significant impact on shaping our policy at the national, local and devolved levels.

As the Campaign Manager and Strategic Lead, you will be instrumental in developing and executing IWA’s efforts to influence policy and strategy at various levels.  This will involve working with trustees and leading the strategy, planning, and implementation of our major influencing campaigns.

The ideal candidate for this role will bring experience working in policy, campaigns, and public affairs.  Knowledge of digital campaign techniques and experience in evaluating campaigning activities will be crucial for success in this position.

The role will have responsibility for the strategic development and implementation of marketing and campaign initiatives for IWA members and key stakeholders to drive awareness, engagement and growth.

The role is office-based at Chesham but may involve some out of office hours work such as attendance at Board meetings.


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