Policy & Advocacy Manager

Alcohol Concern, the leading national alcohol charity, is a key member of the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA) which brings together organisations whose mission is to reduce the damage caused to health by alcohol misuse. Members include medical bodies, charities and alcohol health campaigners.

We need a dynamic and organised Policy and Advocacy Manager to deliver the AHA’s campaigning and policy activities, promoting the AHA’s alcohol harm reduction objectives. You will be the first port of call for enquiries, briefings and the latest up to date information on campaigns. To excel at this role you need a good understanding of campaigns in a health context and parliamentary processes.

Based at Alcohol Concern’s Old St offices in London, this role is also seen as a core part of Alcohol Concern’s staffing team. You will be expected to provide the Secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Harm which is delivered by Alcohol Concern. You will also be expected to support Alcohol Concern’s major initiatives, such as the Dry January campaign.

Please apply by sending a CV and a covering letter that addresses all of the person specification on the job description, to contact@alcoholconcern.org.uk. Please call Tom Smith Head of Policy for more information on 020 7566 9807.

View the Job Description here.

Deadline: 9am Monday 6th July 2015

Interviews: 13th/14th July 2015


Alcohol Concern is looking for a


Alcohol is one of the most prominent and complex areas of public policy, evoking strong views. Alcohol Concern is here to help people through information and guidance; help professionals through training, projects and research – and to help us all by campaigning to challenge the drinking culture in our country.

We are looking for a new Treasurer to join our active and committed Board of Trustees. We need someone with accountancy qualifications to chair our Finance Committee and sit on our main Board.  This is not a remunerated role, but the rewards will come in helping to strengthen our skills in finance and ensuring our financial reporting is accurate and timely.

Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV to our Chair Richard Sumray at Alcohol Concern, 25 Corsham St London N1 6DR or contact our Chief Exec Jackie Ballard for more information at jballard@alcoholconcern.org.uk