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An exciting opportunity for a Public Affairs Manager with a good knowledge of UK parliamentary, political and policy making systems to join one of the largest sports governing bodies in the country.

As Public Affairs Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the overall Public Affairs Strategy and managing our engagement with political and policy stakeholders. 

Working within the Digital, Marketing & Communications Team, your role will also help to support on all activities relating to local and national engagement. 

Skills & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent;
  • Must have a good knowledge of UK parliamentary, political and policy making systems;
  • Experience of working as part of a team towards high profile and complex projects with defined objectives in addition to demonstrating effective contacts across Westminster and Whitehall are also requirements of the post;
  • An interest in rugby is desirable, as is knowledge of the British and international sporting landscapes.

The role requires a passionate and hardworking individual who is able to manage multiple initiatives and work with a variety of stakeholders. The role offers development potential and would be suited to someone who has an interest in sport.

The RFU offers competitive benefits, a culture built on solid core values and an opportunity to join an organisation that is extremely dedicated and passionate about the work that they do.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below to read the Job Description and to apply. When applying please clearly state that you saw the role through the PubAffairs network.

The game of Rugby has always been defined by its inherent inclusivity and valuing individual contributions. As such, we strive to create an inclusive workplace by attracting the most talented individuals and welcome all applications regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, disability status or any other dimensions of diversity. 

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  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 10:59pm on Sunday 2nd June 2019