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Reference: 73365

Date Added: 6 November 2019
Closing Date: 15 November 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs Officer

Working For: a client of Michael Page

Location: London

Salary: £32,000

Job Details

Job Description:
You will develop and implement a Public Affairs plan, in line with the Communications & Marketing strategy, which will support the delivery and achievement of our client’s vision and strategic goals.

You will:

  • Need to identify priority political and Whitehall stakeholders and manage relationships with them in order to achieve policy objectives.
  • Manage enquiries from MPs about issues relating to locations in their constituencies and represent at party conferences, industry events and bodies
  • Write briefings and position statements and papers on issues of importance and be responsible for, and passionate about, the delivery of highly effective public affairs service
  • Need to understand consumer public relations and ensure public affairs activity dovetails and supports wider external communications activity with the expectation that you will become a subject matter expert
  • Keeping key stakeholders up to date as needed and be able to prioritise and manage multiple projects, issues and stakeholders at any one time.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills with a wide range of people and audiences
  • You will have experience of Public Affairs
  • A good understanding of the political landscape and the structure of national and local government.
  • Awareness of the latest Public Affairs trends, alongside strong skills in negotiation and persuasion.
  • Organised and independent individual who must be able to manage their own workload

For more info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/public-affairs-officer/ref/14044684

Closing Date: 15 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be conducted as and when suitable candidates identified.

Application Details

Please send CV to sarahsmith@michaelpage.com

More info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/public-affairs-officer/ref/14044684

Website: http://www.michaelpage.com

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