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Reference: 75869

Date Added: 5 September 2020
Closing Date: 21 September 2020

Job Title: Public Affairs Officer

Working For: CPRE the countryside charity

Location: London

Salary: Circa £25,000 per annum, depending on experience

Job Details

With an exciting new strategy and brand now in place, CPRE, the countryside charity, is looking for a public affairs officer who can support our political engagement across a number of campaigns and policy areas, helping raise our profile, improve our reputation and increase our influence among policy makers.

The countryside is one of the nation’s most valued assets – it’s where many people feel most alive and plays a vital role in improving our mental and physical health, not to mention tackling the climate emergency. CPRE, the countryside charity wants to connect more people with the countryside, to ensure that everyone can benefit. This role is an opportunity to play an important part in achieving that.

As public affairs officer, you will support the development and delivery of the CPRE’s public affairs activities, raising our profile, improving our reputation and increasing our influence among policy makers. You will already have some experience in a public affairs role, ideally in the charity or environment sector. We are looking for someone with a real passion and energy for public affairs, with the ability to work across teams and with colleagues across the CPRE network of local groups. The successful candidate will enjoy a busy and varied approach to their work, being able to balance a number of competing priorities.

You will be part of the External Affairs team, reporting to the Public Affairs Manager who sits within that team, but working closely with campaigns, policy and communications colleagues right across the organisation.

This is a nine month fixed term contract.

To apply: https://www.cpre.org.uk/jobs/public-affairs-officer-nine-month-fixed-term-contract/ 

Closing Date: 21 September 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on Monday 28 September and Wednesday 30 September.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Closing time: 9am

Application Details

To apply, candidates should read the candidate information pack and job and person specification below then complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted).

Please make sure you address the criteria outlined in the job and person specification; failing to do so will mean you will be unlikely to be shortlisted.

Please send your completed application to jobs@cpre.org.uk 

Job ref: PAO/temp

CPRE is an equal opportunities employer

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

Additional Notes