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Job Description:

Looking for an ambitious candidate to join a growing Public Affairs team in the new role of Public Affairs Assistant. Looking for a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to support a busy public affairs team. The ideal candidate will be capable of taking on a wide-ranging policy brief and working in a fast-paced environment.

You will:

  • Monitoring outputs from Government departments, parliamentary developments and the national media in order to produce daily and weekly monitoring reports for internal and external audiences;
  • Researching policy issues to support the team in responding to Government consultations;
  • Drafting letters and briefings to key political audiences e.g. civil servants, MPs, Ministers about campaigning activity;
  • Providing administrative support for the All-Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group and the Cross Party Small Shops Group;
  • Supporting the Public Affairs team on the planning, preparation, and running of ACS policy events;
  • Attending internal and external meetings to brief ACS members and policy makers about ACS policy positions.

Essential skills:

  • excellent comprehension skills;
  • ability to summarise complex information accurately and quickly;
  • a demonstrable interest in the political process would be advantageous.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘328/18/PubAffairs’.

Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Friday 31st August 2018