Campaigns Assistant UK/Ireland
28d ago


ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organisation of more than nine million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.

We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality. Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-

edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures governments to do more to fight AIDS and other preventable, treatable diseases in the poorest places on the planet.

We empower small-holder farmers, expand access to energy, and combat corruption to ensure governments are accountable to their citizens.

Co-founded by Bono, ONE is strictly nonpartisan, funded by individual philanthropists and corporations.

ONE’s members are critical to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists.

They take action day in, day out organising, mobilising, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.

ONE’s Youth Ambassadors are a dedicated team of volunteers who electrify ONE’s campaigns across Europe. They engage decision makers, work with the media to raise the profile of ONE’s campaigns and encourage the public to sign ONE petitions through online activity and local events.

We have 50 UK Youth Ambassadors and a further 25 in Ireland.

ONE teams in Washington D.C., New York, London, Johannesburg, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, Ottawa and Abuja to educate and lobby governments to save and improve millions of lives.


Employees of ONE work in a collaborative and creative environment towards reaching a common goal of ending extreme poverty and preventable disease.

When you work for ONE, you will receive an exceptional benefits package along with the opportunity to contribute to worldwide causes impacting those most in need.

We are looking for a Campaigns Assistant to support our campaigning and advocacy work in the UK and Ireland and manage our Youth Ambassador programmes in both countries.

The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter, sympathetic to ONE’s agenda and able to handle a varied and fast-paced role.

They will have some knowledge and experience of British or Irish politics. Working with young people and / or experience of campaigning would be an advantage.

Interest in or experience of international development and Africa are strongly preferred. The role will be London-based with some occasional travel to Dublin and around the UK.


  • Run the British and Irish ONE Youth Ambassador programmes by organising campaigning and advocacy training and events, designing and executing campaign stunts, and providing on-
  • going support and advice to Youth Ambassadors in their communities.

  • Write occasional content for’s blog and manage the Youth Ambassadors’ Facebook page and ONE UK Twitter account.
  • Manage attendance at festivals and summer events
  • Support the UK team’s wider campaigns work, including by helping to manage member actions, and organising events with members, MPs and other influencing targets.
  • Undertake any other duties as required.

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration, with a willingness to get stuck in and a positive and proactive approach to tasks
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised, with an ability to multitask, prioritise and with strong attention to detail
  • Able to work within a fast paced environment, juggling competing priorities and working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to consistently apply good judgment and make good and responsible decisions
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times
  • Experience of working on simultaneous or complex projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage people at all levels and different backgrounds
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Outlook and Excel, as well as Twitter and Facebook
  • Experience of working with young people or students
  • A commitment to ONE’s aims and familiarity with international development issues
  • Knowledge and experience of British and Irish politics and media landscape

  • An understanding of the complexities surrounding collaboration in a global matrix organisation
  • Highly organised, detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Collaborative mindset and strong interpersonal skills
  • Remain positive in high pressure and stressful situations
  • Critical thinking, communication, and relationship-building skills
  • Well organised, detail oriented and analytical
  • Action oriented and results focused
  • Flexible and resourceful approach
  • Independent problem solver

    Fluency in English required.


    Travel up to 5-10% of the time, to Ireland and around the UK


    Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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