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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.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Friday 15th March 2019