London Fire Brigade is one of the largest firefighting and rescue organisations in the world and the busiest in the country. As an organisation we are committed to delivering our services in ways that best suit the needs of our communities.
The Public Affairs Manager – campaigns is central to our work enabling conversations with our stakeholders that make change. This post has a crucial role in ensuring LFB is trusted as an authoritative voice and that our expertise continues to shape the legislative, regulatory and policy environment and make London safer.
Reporting to the Head of Stakeholder Engagement this postholder will have responsibility for supporting senior officers for scrutiny committees and other public affairs processes as well as leading campaign and communications plans and driving delivery in project teams involving the whole Communications and Engagement Directorate.
The successful candidate will have highly developed written and oral communications skills to be able to engage with people at all levels internally and externally and to write reports, briefing notes and speeches. They will have a proven track record in the successful delivery of public affairs strategies within a large and diverse organisation. Applicants must have a thorough understanding of the political environment in London and the key issues facing fire and rescue services in the UK.