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Reference: 71404

Date Added: 7 June 2019
Closing Date: 23 June 2019

Job Title: International Policy Assistant

Working For: The Law Society

Location: London

Salary: £30,217-£35,550

Job Details

The Role:

The role focuses on supporting the international policy work of the Law Society, promoting the expertise of our members to a global audience and engaging with a wide range of international stakeholders including legal professionals, governments, and trade bodies.

As a policy assistant, you will support the international team to deliver the Law Society’s international strategy, with a particular focus (but not limited to) supporting the work of two policy advisers covering the Americas and the Africa & Middle East regions.

What's in it for you:

  • work for a prestigious organisation in the legal sector
  • opportunity to work with a range of international stakeholders on a variety of political and commercial policy issues
  • wide range of experience leading on communications, developing policy and events, and stakeholder engagement
  • occasional international travel opportunities

What we're looking for:

  • a natural communicator, comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders from a wide range of backgrounds
  • excellent written communication skills, including web and social media
  • experience working with and drafting policy documents
  • an analytical thinker, able to follow UK and international policy developments and spotting opportunities for engagement
  • ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to take the initiative
  • well organised and good administrative skills
  • attention to detail and ability to organise events

Closing Date: 23 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to take place in early July.

Application Details

To apply, please submit a CV and supporting statement clearly demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role, via the Law Society Website.

Website: https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/

Additional Notes