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Our Client:

Public Sector Body.

Job Description:

You will:

  • Draft responses to enquiries including:
    • Oral and written PQs
    • Correspondence with MPs
    • Briefing info for ministers’ meetings
  • Monitoring relevant parliamentary and stakeholder activity:
    • disseminating to colleagues in a timely way
    • identifying opportunities to respond to external developments/brief on debates
  • Supporting the Senior External Affairs Manager in briefing stakeholders on new research being released in March;
  • Supporting the Head of External Affairs with a research project to understand stakeholder perceptions;
  • Supporting the planning of events and ministerial visits;
  • Drafting communications to MPs including briefings and letters. 

Essential skills:

  • Good understanding of how Westminster, and particularly Whitehall, work, ideally with experience of working with Government officials;
  • Ability and enthusiasm for developing an understanding of a range of policy areas;
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to summarise complex information into succinct and engaging messaging;
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to work in an agile way to respond to new developments and opportunities;
  • Self-starter, keen to use initiative to help shape projects and ways of working;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with internal and externals stakeholders.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘71/19/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 11th April 2019