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Reference: 64744

Date Added: 13 February 2018
Closing Date: 28 February 2018

Job Title: Public Affairs Assistant

Working For: The Haemophilia Society

Location: London

Salary: The role is three days a week for 6 months and pays the London Living Wage of £10.20 an hour

Job Details

Working closely with the Policy and Public Affairs Manager, you will support the delivery of lobbying, awareness and engagement projects aimed at politicians, civil servants, health professionals and our members.

You will work with colleagues to research, draft, produce and deliver policy briefings and more in depth reports in relevant policy areas. This work will be directly related to campaigning objectives.

The role will also involve working with members to understand their needs and challenges. We seek to ensure all our campaigning is member-led and focussed on outcomes that will improve their lives. The role will include updating members on political developments of relevance.

You will also assist in providing secretariat support to the APPG on Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood.

Person Specification

  • A proven interest in UK public affairs.
  • An understanding of challenges in health, disability and work policy.
  • A strong desire to develop skills and grow knowledge.
  • Confident and professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills including use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of using Wordpress and maintaining a website would be useful
  • Good time management skills and the ability to manage workload
  • Understanding of equal opportunities, access and inclusion and the ability to incorporate these into all aspects of work.


This is a three day a week, 6 month fixed term contract and we are open to being flexible around other work or study commitments.

We particularly welcome applications from people with a bleeding disorder or with another long term condition or disability. 

Closing Date: 28 February 2018

Interview/Start Dates

We will contact candidates for interview as they apply with the expectation that most interviews will take place in the first week of March. The successful candidate will start as soon as convenient after interviews are complete.

Application Details

Applicants should send a brief covering letter explaining why they are interested in the role and what they would bring to it as well as a CV to jeff@haemophilia.org.uk

Please also provide details on your availability for interview and potential start dates

For more information on the role, the organisation and a fuller job description you can visit http://haemophilia.org.uk/who-we-are/jobs/

 

Website: http://haemophilia.org.uk/

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