Based at our Cannon Place office, and reporting to the Head of Campaigns, the Campaigns Adviser will play a key role in delivering the CBI’s political strategy at a unique time in the UK’s political history.
Helping to embed the development of a campaigning culture at the CBI
Developing the CBI’s Political Stakeholder Database, ensuring the tool is recognised as a key resource for campaign planning at the CBI.
Working across policy teams to help develop and agree coherent strategic campaign objectives influence government, opposition, backbench MPs and other political stakeholders.
Keeping abreast of upcoming policy issues to provide input to objective-setting and the organisation’s strategic planning.
Managing the CBI’s Under 35 Committee, ensuring the committee continues to deliver for members and broadens the diversity of the CBI’s voice on pertinent business issues.
Performing the secretariat function for the committee, ensuring any issues and actions that arise from the quarterly meetings are resolved.
Working with colleagues to ensure greater alignment between the Under 35 Committee and Future Leaders Networks across the CBI’s devolved nation and regional offices.
Working closely with Campaigns Unit colleagues to support the CBI’s political & parliamentary affairs activities function and the coordination of the CBI’s policy plan, the UK Prosperity Agenda.
Delivering key commercial outputs of the Campaign Unit, including regular member presentations and webinars.
Liaising with the marketing, commercial, and events teams to create publications and events that attract members, influence politicians and the media, and are commercially viable.
Knowledge & Experience
Knowledge of the policymaking process in the UK government and Brussels.
Demonstrable interest in public policy.
Understanding of the political sensitivities around the EU negotiations, both in the UK and the EU.
Familiarity with the workings of business and commercial pressures.
At the CBI we recognise the advantages that flexible working patterns can bring. We’ll always fully consider flexible working and we will aim to facilitate different patterns of work wherever we can.