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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.

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A membership body is looking for a temporary Public Affairs Assistant. 

Job Description:

You will be responsible for:

  • Research and draft written outputs including speeches, briefings, minutes of meetings, blogs or thought pieces;
  • Deliver high quality parliamentary monitoring and political intelligence related to certain areas of law;
  • Provide support on events led by the team;
  • Maintain information systems in place related to the team's activities and the annual Business Plan;
  • Provide input to reports, information bulletins and website content;
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues from across the organisation in the development of public affairs outputs and activities;
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head of Public Affairs and Campaigns.

Essential skills:

  • Experience of working within a Government, parliamentary, public affairs, campaigns or related environment;
  • Avid interest in politics, law and the workings of Parliament;
  • Ability to assimilate new issues quickly and analyse complex issues with an understanding of the policy implications of proposals;
  • Ability to research and prepare outputs and to explain complex issues clearly and concisely
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced and busy environment.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘507/17/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 Friday 24th November 2017