Global Campaigns Manager at Plan International UK – February 2021 to June 2022
Highlight: Direct the #CrimeNotCompliment campaign which has mobilised thousands to call for a new Public Sexual Harassment law. This campaign has included Out of Home advertising with charity partner Clear Channel, over 500 media hits and working with girls and young people to directly lobby and campaign.
Movement Builder at Young Women’s Trust – February 2020 to February 2021 (Contract)
Highlight: Developed an activist training programme, coaching 33 young women in campaigning skills which led to Kira Charlton winning the UN Women UK Special Recognition Award in 2020 for her campaign to end sexual violence in her community.
Campaigns Manager at Generation Rent – February 2018 to February 2020
Highlight: Led the End Unfair Evictions campaign which in April successfully persuaded the Government to abolish section 21 of the Housing Act. This campaign won the Sheila McKechnie Foundation ‘ Best Campaign Coalition’ award in 2019.
Political Organiser at 38 Degrees – 2016 to 2018
Highlight: Managed a snap election campaign which delivered a 2% increase in voter turnout in Hove in under four weeks. This included setting up a pop up office and bringing on 25 temporary staff and 20 volunteers.
Campaigns Mobilisation Officer (Communities) at Save the Children – 2015 to 2016
Highlight: Recruited and retained 100 campaigning volunteers to a new role within organisation, these volunteers deliver high level supporter actions (offline) to our key campaign targets as well as performing long term community building work.
Campaigns Officer at National Union of Students – 2014 to 2015
Highlight: Led #Generationvote , a campaign to register and enfranchise millions of students across the UK, in 2015 General Election. Managed a £380,000 grant from the Cabinet Office to enable hundreds of student unions to run their own registration drives
City Councillor at Southampton City Council – 2012 to 2014
Highlight: Successfully lobbying the Chancellor to put a cap on the cost of credit through local and national campaigning on the realities residents face when using payday lenders.