Join the PubAffairs Network

Established in January 2002, PubAffairs is the premier network and leading resource for the public affairs, government relations, policy and communications industry.

The PubAffairs network numbers over 4,000 members and is free to join. PubAffairs operates a general e-Newsletter, as well as a number of other specific group e-Newsletters which are also available to join by completing our registration form.

The PubAffairs e-Newsletters are used to keep members informed about upcoming PubAffairs events and networking opportunities, job vacancies, public affairs news, training courses, stakeholder events, publications, discount offers and other pieces of useful information related to the public affairs and communications industry.

Join the Network

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of SME Policy.

You will be: 

  • Working on a number of research initiatives in collaboration with colleagues, key SME stakeholders and external subject specialists as required on key issues impacting SMEs in the global economy;
  • Generating, in collaboration with colleagues and external subject specialists as required, high-quality professional content on key issues relating to SMEs that can be tailored for communication to internal and external audiences;
  • Leading the delivery of global forum for SMEs and advising and guiding internal stakeholders on the delivery of key messages relevant to SME audiences;
  • Working closely with and influencing key external stakeholders on the development of policy and practice in key SME issues and to support the position.

You will have:

  • Educated to masters level or equivalent;
  • An understanding of key issues impacting SMEs in the global economy. Experience of an additional area of expertise (for example, corporate reporting, tax or audit) would be desirable;
  • A track record in the creation and dissemination of content-rich research and brand management activities to business audiences, the ability to develop policy positions in relevant areas and project management experiences and skills;
  • An understanding of key issues impacting Small and Medium Sized Practices (SMPs) in the accountancy profession (preferred);
  • A track record of building and developing effective internal and external networks, and a strong personal network of SME business leaders.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘132/17/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.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

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 Thursday 20th April 2017