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Job opportunity: Policy and Campaigns Officer

Published on 29/07/2020

The Tenants’ Union of NSW is a Community Legal Centre specialising in housing law matters. It is also the peak organisation for tenants in NSW and the resource body for the NSW network of Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Services.

The Policy and Campaigns Officer takes a lead coordinating and supporting collaboration in campaign work at the Tenants’ Union NSW to make a positive and practical difference in the lives of people who rent their homes.

The role involves a range of policy and advocacy work relating to campaigns, including relationship building and collaboration with members, renters and other stakeholders; research, report, submission and article writing on key issues identified as campaign priorities; and where appropriate representing the Tenants’ Union in external forums that provide an opportunity to influence outcomes for renters in key policy areas.

A genuine passion for housing justice and working with a diverse range of people, communities and organisations is essential for this role.

The Tenants Union of NSW encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Job description, selection criteria and background information:

Please email your application, including a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, to recruitment@tenants.org.au

Applications close 5pm Friday 14 August 2020.

For further information please contact Jemima Mowbray, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, on 0433 584 050.