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Established in January 2002, PubAffairs is the premier network and leading resource for the public affairs, government relations, policy and communications industry.

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About Our Client

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Job Description

  • To draft (or manage the drafting as appropriate) our client's position on key policy developments;
  • To support the development, monitoring and delivery of stakeholder engagement plans that meet campaign objectives;
  • To deliver campaigns, as set out in the strategy and annual business plan, report back on progress and evaluate performance to identify areas for continuous improvement;
  • To manage direct reports within the campaigns team, ensuring clarity of objectives in campaign plans and performance in line with business goals and behaviours;
  • To build relationships and represent the REC with policy makers and influencers relevant to our client's campaign objectives;
  • To manage our client's Employment Policy Committee (EPC)- as a key mechanism for engaging with members, ensuring their voice and input is represented in campaign work.

The Successful Applicant

Essential

  • Experience of public affairs /government campaign management in a private or not-for-profit environment;
  • Excellent presentation and verbal and written communication skills;
  • Influence and lobbying skills with policy makers and stakeholders;
  • Project management capabilities - capable of writing and delivering on a campaign plan;
  • Stakeholder engagement and networking credentials;
  • Team management skills.

Desirable

  • Network of contacts, relevant to the sector or able to provide evidence of how to develop a network;
  • An understanding of what motivates people to get involved in a campaign, and using that skill to engage members and bring in potential members;
  • An understanding of employment and recruitment policy issues.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘169/21/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 Tuesday 4th May 2021