ABOUT US

Future Advocacy is an organisation that aims to tackle humanity’s biggest challenges in the 21st Century. We work with two high-profile nutrition and education charities to develop their campaign and government relations strategies. We also have an exciting project focused on advocating for artificial intelligence that is beneficial for humanity. As part of this, we have produced a very well received policy report and hosted two events facilitating cross-industry collaboration in the last year. We aim to secure policy change through effective advocacy.

THE ROLE

This is a great opportunity for an exceptional recent graduate to take the lead on our exciting project around artificial intelligence, to ensure that the risks of its development are minimised, while the opportunities are maximised. Through our events and the launch of our report we have created a number of excellent advocacy opportunities which this role will help us exploit.

The successful candidate will be thrown in at the deep end, and will quickly develop a wide range of skills including research, advocacy, event planning, and communications. They will work directly alongside the Founder/CEO.

The Founder/CEO previously launched the ONE (www.one.org) brand outside the USA and was Europe Director for the ONE campaign for 7 years, responsible for all ONE’s policy, advocacy, campaigns, digital, media, and advocacy work.  He was a key architect of the Make Poverty History Campaign and staffed Bono and Bob Geldof for all their global work in relation to the G8 and G20.  He has also worked as Movement Director for the anti-slavery organisation Walk Free; as an Executive Director of the Labour Party; and as Senior Advocacy Officer for Oxfam in Washington, DC.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research key issues relating to artificial intelligence

  • Deliver and support AI advocacy work

  • Oversee website upkeep

  • Develop social media presence

  • A wide range of other tasks as required

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • An interest in and understanding of artificial intelligence

  • Strong academic record

  • Digital native with strong social media skills

  • Highly organised completer/finisher

  • Enthusiastic and flexible

  • Willing to undertake admin tasks

  • Ability to represent the organisation to high level individuals

  • Very strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Experience in organising events

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Initial 4 month contract with potential to extend

Pay: £1600 per month

Location: London

 

TO APPLY

Send your CV and a covering letter with evidence of how you meet the skills and experience requirements above to: info@futureadvocacy.org  

The deadline for applications is 11:59pm 31st December 2016