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Our Client:

NFP (Housing).

Job Description:

You will develop and implement a Public Affairs plan, in line with the Communications & Marketing strategy, which will support the delivery and achievement of our client’s vision and strategic goals.

You will:

  • Need to identify priority political and Whitehall stakeholders and manage relationships with them in order to achieve policy objectives;
  • Manage enquiries from MPs about issues relating to locations in their constituencies and represent at party conferences, industry events and bodies;
  • Write briefings and position statements and papers on issues of importance and be responsible for, and passionate about, the delivery of highly effective public affairs service;
  • Need to understand consumer public relations and ensure public affairs activity dovetails and supports wider external communications activity with the expectation that you will become a subject matter expert;
  • Keep key stakeholders up to date as needed and be able to prioritise and manage multiple projects, issues and stakeholders at any one time.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills with a wide range of people and audiences;
  • You will have experience of Public Affairs;
  • A good understanding of the political landscape and the structure of national and local government;
  • Awareness of the latest Public Affairs trends, alongside strong skills in negotiation and persuasion;
  • Organised and independent individual who must be able to manage their own workload;
  • Proactive, ambitious and professional.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘252/19/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.

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 Thursday 10th October 2019