Reducing harm caused by alcohol


Policy and Development Coordinator

£30,000 - £32,000 (depending on experience) (34.5 hours per week)
2 years fixed term post.
Normal place of work: 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW.
Secondments will be considered.

We are seeking a skilled policy professional to join our passionate team on a two-year contract to develop and manage our new strand of work promoting every child’s right to an ‘alcohol free childhood’. You will have a varied and challenging role, with a focus on expanding our evidence base and policy advocacy work in relation to alcohol marketing, and on improving understanding of the impact on children and young people of drinking by parents or carers.

We are looking for a candidate with:
• experience of working with diverse partners and people to achieve impact
• the ability to identify policy options and influence decision makers to deliver policy change.
• experience of developing, designing, and implementing advocacy campaigns to support strategic and policy goals
• the commitment to delivering outcomes that improve the lives of children and young people in Scotland.

This role will form a crucial part of AFS’s work to influence the implementation of the Scottish Government's new alcohol prevention framework, and so provides an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to progress their policy career.

Job description

Application form

Equal opportunities monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 9 am on Monday 25 March 2019. Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to:

Denis McCusker/Irene Young
Alcohol Focus Scotland
2nd Floor
166 Buchanan Street
G1 2LW

or email:

Please note CVs will not be accepted.