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Reference: 69690

Date Added: 1 February 2019
Closing Date: 22 February 2019

Job Title: Policy & Briefings Officer

Working For: The National Lottery Community Fund

Location: London

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 + generous benefits

Job Details

Do you take pride in your work and have an excellent professional attitude? We are looking for a Policy and Briefings Officer to work with the Engagement Directorate and the CEOs office. We need someone with a common sense approach who can work in a fast paced environment. This would suit someone who is interested in moving into policy and communications as a career – importantly we need someone who is curious about the society we live in and passionate about the work the National Lottery Community Fund does.

You value well written, concise audience-focused content and are willing to spend time and effort on doing the research to really understand an issue or topic and then crafting the right message. You need to be good with tight deadlines and able to work well and confidently with colleagues.

You will be drafting correspondence, speeches, presentations and briefings, using our agreed key messages and policy lines to take, on behalf of the CEO, Board Members and other Senior Managers within the fund. You will ensure all content is accurate, reflects our strategic priorities, is clear and consistent and helps to enhance the Fund’s reputation and communicate key messages to our stakeholders.

We are at an exciting stage in further developing the Funds policy agenda – and this role will be the bridge between that work and our senior leaders, in particular the Funds Chief Executive, one of the UKs leading voices in the Voluntary and Charity Sector.

The person

• Can demonstrate ability to write excellent written content
• A strong interest in UK current affairs, developing topics, issues and themes
• Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and is a self-starter
• Experience of briefing colleagues/ external audiences, ideally at a senior level – and
undertaking research so that information is well informed, board and accurate

The Fund is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing Date: 22 February 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place week commencing 25 February 2019.

Application Details

To apply online and further details about our application process, the Fund’s work, and our range of excellent benefits, please visit www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/jobs

We are committed to increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities and will respond positively to meet individual needs throughout the recruitment process. Once in post, the Fund will ensure that any appropriate reasonable adjustments to our workplace are made, in order to support colleagues with any form of disability.

Website: http://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/

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