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I am currently recruiting for a Head of SME Policy for a powerful body. You will:

  • Generate, 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;
  • Work closely with and influence key external stakeholders on  the development of policy and practice in key SME issues and to support the organisations position;
  • To lead the delivery of the organisation’s global forum for SMEs;
  • To advise and guide internal stakeholders (including, but not exclusively Markets, Public Affairs, Learning) on the delivery of key messages relevant to SME audiences;
  • To advise the Executive Team, senior management and external stakeholders on the development of policy and practice in specific SME related issues.

You will have:

  • Understanding of key issues impacting SMEs in the global economy;
  • 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;
  • A good understanding of the SME landscape, and the challenges and opportunities they face;
  • A track record of building and developing effective internal and external networks, and a strong personal network of SME business leaders;
  • Strong project management and organisation skills with the ability to think ahead and plan accordingly;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills;
  • Strong report writing skills and a capacity to produce a broad range of compelling thought leadership and insight content.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘49/19/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 15th March 2019