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Reference: 70488

Date Added: 29 March 2019
Closing Date: 21 April 2019

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Manager

Working For: Epilepsy Society

Location: London and Chalfont St Peter

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Epilepsy Society has a growing level of engagement with government, locally elected politicians, professional organisations, patient stakeholder groups and other charities in the sector on a range of issues which affect people with epilepsy.

This role will play a pivotal part in the wider objective of Epilepsy Society in growing advocacy and campaigns work in the UK.

The postholder will develop an effective programme of policy and public affairs work across the UK to have maximum impact for people with epilepsy and to raise the public profile of epilepsy.

You will work with the Director FMEA and other team members to support and deliver a Communications and Influencing Strategy for the charity.

We seek a highly motivated individual to work with the CEO, Management Team and colleagues from across the organisation to achieve realistic but challenging targets.

You will be able to work independently and collaboratively and have the ability to influence and inspire people at all levels (industry, government, agencies, politicians, patient groups, charities, our beneficiaries and our staff and volunteers).

We seek someone with a degree or relevant experience in political or public affairs, experience of influencing, organising campaigns and major events and negotiating at a senior level. You will be required to have a detailed level of understanding of government politics and the charity sector and an empathy to the cause.

Please request a Job Description for full details

Closing Date: 21 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Not stated

Application Details

To express an interest in the role(s) and to be considered, please submit the following:

A detailed and up-to-date CVA supporting statement that addresses all criteria in the Person Specification and outlines your motivation for applying

Follow link to apply: https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/vacancy-page/?Category=Marketing&Advert=ZBK76IVvY3kJIOuj58ML2Q%3D%3D#.XJ4-5dG7Iy8

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

Additional Notes

4th April 2019 - The location has been changed from London to London and Chalfont St Peter.

11th April 2019 - The closing date for applications has been changed from 15th April 2019 to 21st April 2019.