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Job Description:

Our client is seeking an interim Head of Corporate Affairs to lead our client’s engagement across all areas of external / corporate affairs at Westminster, Wales and EU level.

You will be responsible for:

  • developing and delivering a co-ordinated stakeholder engagement strategy by engaging members and their representatives so it has their support;
  • working with the Media Manager in delivering the strategy and consistent messaging on key priorities across the media and public affairs channels;
  • Understanding and managing key industry risks;
  • driving and delivering effective stakeholder mapping, engagement and prioritisation;
  • cultivating and managing relations with journalists with the aim of raising our client and the industry’s profile;
  • maintaining an effective presence in Brussels, delivering communications outcomes and initiatives.

Essential skills:

  • Successful track record in delivering public affairs and stakeholder engagement programmes;
  • Experienced at influencing government in the UK at all levels and has detailed understanding of working of Westminster and Whitehall;
  • Knowledge of interplay between Brussels institutions and the EU policymaking process;
  • Experienced people manager, with proven track record of developing a high-performing team;
  • Good knowledge of key issues affecting the food and drink manufacturing and wider FMCG.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘267/18/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 3rd August 2018