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Reference: 71276

Date Added: 31 May 2019
Closing Date: 28 June 2019

Job Title: Political Relations Manager

Working For: Countryside Alliance

Location: London

Salary: Competitive/Dependent on experience

Job Details

The Countryside Alliance is recruiting a Political Relations Manager to work within the PMC team, answering to the Head of Political and working with the Head of Policy, Media Relations Manager and campaigns teams. The Political Relations Manager is a key part of the team seeking to maximise the Alliance’s political presence in Westminster, the devolved administrations and Europe. The role will also involve work on the formulation, development and delivery of Alliance policy and campaigns on rural affairs and in particular within the political arena.

Duties include:

  • Keep abreast of developing rural issues and national and international issues that affect rural Britain.
  • Monitor parliamentary business, government departments such as DEFRA and the Home Office, animal rights organisations and other rural campaigning groups, ensuring that the PMC team are kept up-to-date with any forthcoming and existing legislation, amendments, press releases etc.
  • Communicate the Alliance’s campaigns to the Government, MPs, agencies and key parliamentary staff.
  • Manage, develop and maintain relationships with ministers, MPs and parliamentary staff and civil servants as agreed.
  • To research and draft briefs on designated bills and issues.
  • To research and draft government and EU consultation responses.

For the full job details and requirements please go to our website - https://www.countryside-alliance.org/about-us/jobs/job-vacancies/political-relations-manager

Closing Date: 28 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held mid July with a start date to be as soon as possible but by September.

Application Details

To find out more about this position please contact james-legge@countryside-alliance.org

To apply send send a covering letter and CV to James-legge@countryside-alliance.org by the closing date.

Website: http://www.countryside-alliance.org

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