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Reference: 66789

Date Added: 10 July 2018
Closing Date: 16 July 2018

Job Title: Public Affairs Manager

Working For: a client of Michael Page

Location: London

Salary: £42,000 - £44,000 per annum DOE (including London weighting)

Job Details

Job Description:
Reporting to the Director of Policy and Advocacy, this is a key role in the UK policy, research and advocacy department, within the wider communications and advocacy directorate. There are 6 staff in the public affairs team (3 in London, 1 each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), and sits alongside the refugees and asylum policy and advocacy team, the health and social care team, and the policy research team.

Your role:
• To ensure and be responsible for an excellent public affairs function, coordinating the strategic communication and relationship building with a UK political audience, in each of the UK nations and at regional and local level, in support of our advocacy priorities (UK and international).
• To manage the UK-wide public affairs team and provide leadership within the wider team.

Essential skills:
• Experience of working in or with the UK Parliament and/or at least one devolved parliament/assembly; or experience of wider public affairs work.
• Experience of engaging impactfully to influence policy makers, decision makers and opinion formers.
• Experience of designing and delivering influencing activities, including events (party conferences, parliamentary receptions etc).

• Line management experience.

12 month, FTC

For more info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/public-affairs-manager-12mth-ftc/ref/13935505

Closing Date: 16 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews scheduled to take place on Friday 13th and Monday 16th July.

Application Details

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to Sarah Smith sarahsmith@michaelpage.com. For more information, please call 020 7269 2484

Due to the high volume of applicants expected, we regretfully might not be able to reply to all applications. If you have not heard within 7 days, we're afraid to say that you have not been shortlisted for the role.

Website: http://www.michaelpage.co.uk/

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