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Reference: 72452

Date Added: 22 August 2019
Closing Date: 15 September 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs Manager

Working For: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Location: London

Salary: £40,050

Job Details

We are looking for a Public Affairs Manager to work as a deputy to Head of Policy and Public Affairs within the Public Affairs team. They will work with political, Governmental and animal welfare sector stakeholders to grow Battersea’s influence on public policy on all the key issues affecting the charity and our animals.

They will take a lead role in partnerships across the sector to identify opportunities to influence the political agenda; and improve the world for our animals while further embedding the importance of Public Affairs within Battersea.

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860 and is a leading animal welfare charity. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Our Public Affairs Team

The Public Affairs team manages Battersea’s policy stances, research, campaigns and external political influence. The team does this through engagement with politicians, Government officials, partner organizations and the public. As well as the Home’s significant campaigning output, it is responsible for the further development of Battersea as an authoritative commentator on policy developments at national, local and devolved levels.

What we can offer you

Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
  • Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
  • Free healthcare cash plan
  • Annual interest-free season ticket loans

So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing Date: 15 September 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 25th September and Thursday 26th September.

Application Details

For full details, including our job applicant privacy notice, please download our recruitment pack. You can apply by visiting our website. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised.

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

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