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We are Recruiting for a Legal and Policy Officer!

Published: Friday, October 02, 2020

The National Women’s Council (NWC) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality for women. We represent 190-member groups from a diversity of backgrounds, sectors and locations.

This is an exciting time for NWC.  Change is happening for women in Ireland and we would like you to be part of that.  If you have a good understanding of women’s equality, are a strong communicator, can build relationships and are interested in working with a leading national women’s organisation we want you!

We are looking for you to join the team based in Dublin. Due to Covid-19 restrictions it is expected the person appointed will work from home until end January 2021.  This will be reviewed mid-January.   This post is a 4 day position and offered on an initial one-year contract.

The Legal and Policy Officer will support policy and advocacy development and implementation across all policy areas, in line with our Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and 2020-2024.  In addition, the Officer will support the development of submissions, consultations, reports and presentations through feminist legal analysis and writing.

NWC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties including people from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups including ethnic minority groups and disabled people.

NWC offers a number of flexible working arrangements.

Applications and Interviews

Application Form

Job Description

Application is by way of application form emailed to Anne Gibney anneg@nwci.ie. The application form must address the person specification and responsibilities of the post applied for.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Thursday 22nd October 2020

The date interviews are scheduled to take place is to be confirmed but they will likely take place in the week of 2nd November 2020