Director of Public Affairs and Policy 

Closing date is Monday 27th February 2023 at 12noon


Job Title: Director of Public Affairs and Policy

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week- the post holder will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the post regular evening/weekend work will be required

Salary: NJC Salary Scale Points 51-54 (£58,095 – £61,369) – our policy is to start new employees on the first point of the scale

Location: The Foundation currently has a hybrid working approach and therefore the place of work will include both our Belfast office and home based working. This role will also require travel across Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and the UK mainland.

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland is an agent for social change through its independent grant making. Our vision is for a fair and equitable society for everyone, working hand in hand with communities to build a better future. We are very passionate and ambitious about what we do and we act with integrity.

The Role 

This position is an exciting new role for the Foundation and has been designed to help not only deliver the new strategy but also to support the Foundation build its policy profile and influence. The Director of Public Affairs and Policy will work closely with the CEO and the Senior Management Team (SMT) to share the impact of our work to help deliver key strategic policy areas.

A focus of the role is to use the Foundation’s knowledge and relationships to support and promote transformative innovative funding and solutions that will address serious challenges within NI communities.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Public Affairs and Policy is highly involved in the development and implementation of strategy and Public Affairs and Policy and will act as an external representative of the Community Foundation to the wider stakeholder audiences.


Application Form Director of Public Affairs and Policy

Background Information

CFNI Strategy Summary 2023-2026 – Confidential (1)

Cover Letter Director of Public Affairs and Policy

Director of Public Affairs and Policy Job Description

Employment Monitoring_ Private _ Confidential 2

Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

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