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Reference: 67996

Date Added: 29 September 2018
Closing Date: 14 October 2018

Job Title: Public Affairs Executive

Working For: A Client of Ellwood Atfield

Location: London

Salary: £35,000

Job Details

The organisation
This leading trade association represents one of the UK’s most high profile and regulated global industries. Their sector is a major contributor to the UK economy with an inspiring story around people, research, innovation, and economic success.

The opportunity
As part of the Government Affairs team, the Public Affairs Executive will report into the Head of the department working on the public affairs political monitoring and engagement for the organisation. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation at the forefront of UK pharmaceutical developments and will work closely with the government, leading medical research charities and pharmaceutical organisations.

Main responsibilities

  • Deliver the organisations parliamentary programme providing valuable insights into current and political affairs
  • Produce a daily round up of Government Affairs to the organisations members
  • Managing Parliamentary events across the Life Sciences sector alongside partnering trade associations
  • Monitor political intelligence and asses its impact on the pharmaceutical industry
  • Assist in the development of advocacy strategies for the organisations key issues
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relations through setting up meetings, conducting research and preparing briefings
  • Coordinate regular meetings of the geographical group secretariat for Europe, Japan and America
  • Develop and deliver policy briefings alongside the policy team, including for a variety of debates including those in parliament

Key skills and experience required

  • Knowledge and understanding of parliament and parliamentary processes
  • Policy experience in a relevant area including health, science and business
  • A keen interest in current affairs and politics
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • The ability to project manage and balance workloads to cope with deadlines
  • The ability to work in a team and maintain a positive can do attitude

If you would like to apply to apply for the position of Public Affairs Executive, please apply as soon as possible by quoting the reference number LH-1809-6203 

Closing Date: 14 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted mid-October.

Application Details

Please apply via our website: 


Website: http://www.ellwoodatfield.com/

Additional Notes