We’re hiring: Advocacy, Research, and Campaigns Consultant

Are you excited by the idea of putting cutting-edge advocacy and campaigning tools into the hands of people and organisations working to build a better future? Do you have 2-6 years of relevant experience and want to work in a small, happy and dynamic team? Then we want to hear from you!


Future Advocacy is a global agency that puts cutting-edge advocacy, campaigning and communications tools into the hands of individuals and organisations working to create a better future. 

We are highly skilled at:

  • Designing winning advocacy strategies and delivering impactful global government relations work
  • Mobilising targeted and powerful campaigns for change
  • Research, analysis, policy development and report writing 
  • Communications strategies and social media management 
  • Training in all aspects of strategy, lobbying, campaigning, and media work

We are proud to work for some fantastic clients seeking to make the world a better place. Current and previous clients include the Jamie Oliver Group; the Elton John AIDS Foundation; Movember; Bite Back 2030; World Food Programme; the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data; Islamic Relief; The Brave Movement; and Sarah Brown’s TheirWorld charity.

Future Advocacy also produces high quality research on a range of policy issues. Our work has received significant media coverage and political traction. Our research clients include the NHS, Wellcome Trust, World Wide Web Foundation, Open Data Institute, and the Pathways for Prosperity Commission which was co-chaired by Melinda Gates

Our Founder/CEO previously was Director of the ONE campaign across Europe for 7 years, responsible for all ONE’s policy, campaigns, digital, media, and advocacy work.  He was a key architect of the Make Poverty History Campaign; Movement Director for the anti-slavery organisation Walk Free; and an Executive Director of the UK Labour Party.  



Future Advocacy is seeking a Advocacy, Research, and Campaigns Consultant. This is a great opportunity to play a big role in exciting and impactful advocacy projects working with some of our brilliant clients as part of our small, happy and dynamic team. They will be based in the London office, but will work closely with colleagues in Future Advocacy’s Brussels office. Over time, and depending on client needs and work permits, there may be opportunities to travel and work in other cities, including Brussels, Washington, New York, Nairobi or Delhi. This is a great opportunity to be thrown in at the deep end in a small, dynamic organisation with a major focus on team and personal development. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Driving the design and delivery of UK and global advocacy strategies
  • Driving the development and delivery of global government relations strategies
  • Driving the development and delivery of creative campaigns 
  • Designing and delivering research on key issues relating to consultancy projects
  • Planning and delivering events and communications work
  • Leading on project management, presenting in meetings and liaising with clients
  • Supporting business development
  • Contributing to social media, website and blog 
  • Contributing to the team’s development, culture, and happiness
  • Other tasks as required


Skills and experience


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent or work experience that demonstrates high quality research, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable experience in at least 2 of the following: advocacy, research, campaigning or communications (2-6 years experience)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Digital skills and knowledge of social media 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to manage competing priorities 
  • Ability to represent the organisation to high level individuals
  • Willingness to undertake routine admin tasks 


  • Visual design skills 
  • Demonstrable experience in planning, scheduling and evaluating social media
  • Quantitative research skills
  • Experience using ChatGPT or similar AI tools
  • Languages 

Terms and Conditions

  • Salary: £28000 – £36000 plus annual bonus 
  • Contract: Permanent Full-Time
  • Location: London (we work flexibly with at least 2-3 days per week together in the office with the rest from home)
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Holiday: 25 days of holiday and 2 wellbeing days
  • 6% employer contribution to pension

To apply

Please send the following 2 documents to:

  • CV of no more than 2 pages
  • Cover letter of no more than 2 pages, detailing how you meet the skills and experience requirements outlined in the job description 

In your cover letter, please let us know where you saw the job advertised and indicate whether you have the right to work in the UK.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th September and candidates will be notified if they are invited to an interview on Tuesday 26th September. Unfortunately, we cannot notify every applicant of their outcome due to the high volume of applications we receive. If you have not been contacted by Wednesday 27th September, you have been unsuccessful at this time.

First round interviews will be held (online) on Friday 29th September and second round interviews (in person) will be held on Wednesday 11th October.

Future Advocacy is committed to equal opportunities. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.  We particularly encourage applications from members of groups that are currently under-represented in our organisation, including Black, Asian and minority ethnic people. 

We are happy to discuss flexible working and other adjustments on a case by case basis.

Consultant Job description 2023