YOURS – Youth for Road Safety is looking for an Advocacy Director to be responsible for the development and implementation of our advocacy strategy and work plan. The Advocacy Director will be working in collaboration with the YOURS team in accordance with our organizational principles, vision, and mission.
About Our Work
YOURS is a global organization that acts to make the world’s roads safe for youth. We are experts in youth and road safety issues and advocate for sustainable mobility at the highest levels of decision-making. We believe in meaningful youth participation as a key strategy to change these statistics.
With strategic global advocacy and empowering youth locally, we will unlock a global revolution for road safety and make this generation the last one facing this massive public health threat.
We are a small team with big ideas and powerful allies. We are proud of our work and have loads of fun while doing it. The Advocacy Director is a new exciting role within the leading global organization on youth and road safety issues. We need you to be pro-active, organized, self-managing, a self-starter, and ready to take our global advocacy work to the next level.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Advocacy Director
The Advocacy Director provides leadership and strategic direction for YOURS’ advocacy work and is responsible for the development and implementation of its long-term strategy and work plan.
The Advocacy Director assumes a leadership role in partnering with, building, and maintaining relationships with all relevant stakeholders, such as foundations, businesses, universities, multilateral, governments, youth leaders, other non-profits, and supporters with the mission of expanding youth voices and experiences on road safety and safe mobility in decision-making spaces. The Advocacy Director oversees all advocacy elements of each project and ensures it is strategically focused and connected.
EXTENDED UNTIL: 21 JULY 2021