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We are recruiting for a Research and Administration Officer for the North West


We are recruiting for a Research and Administration Officer for the North West as part of the ‘Asylum Matters’ project.


Job Title:                  Research & Administration Officer
Location:                  Manchester
Hours:                       Part time (2 days per week, equivalent to 14 hours)
Salary:                       £19,000 full time equivalent, gross per annum (paid pro rata)
Leave:                       28 days per annum (pro rata) and Bank Holidays (pro rata)
Contract:                  12 month contract
Responsible to:      Campaigns Project Manager, North West
Closing date:           Monday 28 August
Interview date:        Tuesday 5 September

Asylum Matters is a new project hosted by City of Sanctuary that brings together and builds on the successful work ofStill Human Still Here and Regional Asylum Activism (RAA).

Asylum Matters works in partnership locally and nationally to improve the lives of refugees and people seeking asylum through social and political change. By mobilising and coordinating local, regional and national advocacy work, the project aims to increase the impact of campaigns to secure improvements in asylum policy and practice. The mandate of the project is to drive forward and secure the eight goals identified at the Sanctuary Summit in November 2014.

The project has five Campaigns Project Managers based around the country and this role is designed to support the North West Campaigns Project Manager to ensure the smooth running of the project in the region and assist in the implementation of strategies for promoting change locally and nationally. The post-holder will also carry out tasks to support the work of the wider Asylum Matters staff team, including research and the administration of events and training.

We’re looking for an effective communicator who is highly organised, efficient, able to work flexibly and respond to an evolving work agenda. Our preferred candidate will also be someone who is a passionate campaigner, has some experience in carrying out research projects and is motivated by our mission to improve the lives of people seeking sanctuary.

If you fit the bill and would like to join our small but impactful team, please do put in an application by the deadline of Monday 28 August.

Job-Spec – Asylum-Matters – NW Research and Admin Officer

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