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Reference: 74673

Date Added: 19 February 2020
Closing Date: 31 March 2020

Job Title: Public Affairs Officer

Working For: The Chartered Institute of Building

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Salary: £28,500 per annum

Job Details

About the Role

Here at the CIOB, we are now looking for a Public Affairs Officer to undertake research, analysis and support the development of the Institutes policy positions.

Reporting to our Policy & Public Affairs Manager, you will ensure that the Institute is well positioned within the UK Government, as well as the devolved administrations and wider policy community, helping to influence the regulation of construction. Working with all levels of the organisation, membership and external stakeholders including Government, industry and other professional bodies, you will manage the CIOB’s policy profile and drive its reputation and engagement opportunities.

What we’re looking for…

So, if you are qualified to Degree level or equivalent and have experience in a policy or public affairs role that has consistently demanded thought leadership, writing, research, presentation and communication skills, then we would be delighted to hear from you! You’ll need to be IT literate in all Microsoft Office packages and be familiar with search engines, social media, CMS and HTML.

Enthusiastic and flexible with strong interpersonal skills, you will have knowledge of UK Government processes, along with the ability to make an assess recommendations for policy development. We’d like you to understand the public interest position of a professional body and how this is distinct from traditional policy making.

Membership of a relevant professional body would be a distinct advantage but is by no means essential.

What you might be asking is – why work for us?

In a nutshell, because we can offer you a really friendly, flexible and welcoming working environment, and we’ll show you that we’re committed to your personal wellbeing and to your development within your role. We’ll offer you a fantastic range of benefits – from access to a great pension scheme through to a variety of health and wellbeing schemes; and we’ll make sure that you’re constantly learning throughout your time with us. We even hold a Silver Investors in People Award – which we really hope will show you our commitment to this.

No two days will be the same in this exciting position, so if you thrive in an ever changing environment and love to get your teeth into a real challenge then this could be the role for you!

Closing Date: 31 March 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter, including your present salary level, by email to hr@ciob.org.uk quoting the job title in the subject line. An automated response will be provided to acknowledge the application and further contact made only if your application is shortlisted.

Website: https://www.ciob.org/

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