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We are working with a highly influential business representative body who are currently recruiting for a Public Affairs Manager (UK Nations & Regions).

This is a newly created role where the successful candidate will be responsible for leading on the development and delivery of a public affairs strategy focused on the regions and devolved administrations of the United Kingdom.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and deliver a regional public affairs strategy;
  • Work with the organisation’s network of Regional/City Chairmen to support them in their engagement with our programme and their outreach in their cities;
  • Working with government at both national, devolved and local level to promote the organisation’s policy priorities in this area;
  • Establish the UK Strategy Group which will steer organisation’s work in this area;
  • Work with the Economic Research team to draft the 2018 Regional Report and launch the report;
  • Further deeper relationships with senior representatives from Member firms.

Required knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Strong background in public affairs;
  • Knowledge and interest in local and regional government, policy and political issues;
  • Demonstrable experience of working on own initiative to deliver a wide-ranging public affairs strategy;
  • Experience of public affairs in the financial services industry would be advantageous but not essential.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Tuesday 9th January 2018