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JOB TITLE: Director, Policy Advocacy and Research
Posted: 17 April, 2019
Closing Date: 17 May, 2019
Job Type: Full Time (4 days/flexible hours)
Location: Sydney CBD
Chief Executive Women was founded in 1985 and now represents more than 550 of Australia’s most senior and distinguished women leaders, whose shared vision is Women Leaders Enabling Women Leaders. We strive to educate and influence all levels of Australian business and government on the importance of gender balance. Through advocacy, targeted prog
Purpose of the Role:
The Director, Policy Advocacy and Research helps shape, facilitate and implement CEW’s policy, advocacy and thought leadership initiatives in fulfilment of CEW’s mission: women leaders enabling women leaders.
The Director, Policy Advocacy and Research supports delivery of CEW’s strategy, working with the Business Engagement Committee and Members to undertake the following:
- Government and Public Advocacy: drive formulation and support implementation of CEW’s strategy to advocate for conditions that lead to increased representation of female leadership, including the removal of barriers to progression and equal opportunities for prosperity.
- Business Engagement: identify, target and influence the conditions that support greater female representation at the most senior levels of corporates, by helping design, implement and manage campaigns.
- Evidence based thought leadership: Develop and advocate policy initiatives designed on the basis of CEW (and others) research to government and corporate partners. Work with CEW’s pro bono partners to design and deliver research in support of CEW’s mission.
- Partnerships and collaboration: Strengthen and develop partnerships and work with key collaborators including CEW sponsors and supporters, and third sector organisations
Candidates should respond to the skills and responsibilities outlined above, include salary expectations and if relevant, part time/flexibility preference.
Demonstrate your ability to understand the brief and your exemplary communication skills in a one page cover letter and two page CV.
Use the button below to forward your applications to the CEO Susan Metcalf.
Applications will be considered as received (so apply now!). Shortlisted applicants only will be contacted.