Comics Youth CIC – Camapign Development Officer

Term: 6 months
Hours: 22.5
Salary: £20k pro rata
Location: Liverpool (blended online and face-to-face youth qork)

We are on the hunt for a Campaigns Development Officer to support our campaign work within CY (Relating to Safe Spaces and our Marginal Activist project), based within Liverpool city centre, with skill, passion, and originality.

Your mission will be to recruit, develop and support marginalised youth aged 12-25 to develop campaigns and initiatives regarding salient community issues. An important aspect of this role will be to spark change in young people and enable them to speak truth to power through publishing comics/zines and developing art installations/safe spaces trails.


Comics Youth CIC is an innovative non-profit that delivers comics-based literacy and wellbeing projects for disadvantaged children and young people aged 8-25 within Merseyside and the wider Knowsley Borough. The overall ethos of the organisation is to break down participation barriers for marginalised groups including looked after children, LGBTQIA young people, care leavers, young carers, and young people experiencing complex mental ill health within the Liverpool City Region to make, create and publish comic books about salient community issues. Sessions are delivered within safe, inclusive and indiscriminate community venues.

Contact details: For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rhiannon Griffiths

M: 07525369624 or rhiannon@comicsyouth.co.uk

To apply, candidates will need to send a CV and a supporting application addressing the following set questions (No more than 1,000 words for all four questions). Please send your CV and supporting application to amy@comicsyouth.co.uk by 11pm, Monday 5 April.

1. Tell us about a social justice issue that makes you angry and why it matters to you.
2. Please describe a transformational lesson or workshop you have designed and delivered, and the journey it took participants on.
3. If you became the Prime Minister, what system change would you focus on and why?
4. What five things do you think every Youth Worker needs to know to be a good ally and advocate to their young people?

We actively encourage applications from people of colour, women, LGBTQIA folk and disabled people. Please let us know if you have any special requirements which we might need to consider in relation to the selection process. Any requests will be taken into account and will not affect your equal opportunity in the selection process.

Closing date: Monday 5 April at 11pm.

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