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A charity is looking for a Public Affairs Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing expert and influential advice internally and externally on parliamentary and political matters affecting children and young people.

You will be responsible for:

  • Line management;
  • Delivering an integrated engagement plan with key parliamentary and political stakeholders and demonstrate its effectiveness in support of our mission and objectives;
  • Keeping under review the work of the Houses of Commons and Lords, Parliamentary Committees, government departments and other organisations and ensure senior managers are briefed accordingly;
  • Producing succinct, readable briefing papers to inform senior colleagues regarding parliamentary issues, and which summarise our position on these issues.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Demonstrable experience in assessing performance and activity in order to improve outcomes for the organisation;
  • Line management experience;
  • Good working knowledge of parliamentary and political processes and procedures;
  • Ability to liaise with and advise relevant individuals, teams and departments within the organisation on parliamentary and political matters, working especially closely with the media team and the campaigns team;
  • Ability to take complex issues and to present them succinctly and accessibly, both orally and in writing.

To Apply

lease apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘20/18/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 Wednesday 14th February 2018