Date Added: 8 September 2020
: 27 September 2020
Job Title: Public Affairs & Policy Manager
Working For: National Lottery Heritage Fund
The National Lottery Heritage Fund - Inspiring, Leading and Resourcing the UK’s heritage to create positive and lasting change for people and communities, now and in the future
The National Heritage Lottery Fund is recruiting a permanent Public Affairs & Policy Manager to support our work in Northern Ireland. As part of the Business Innovation & Insight team this role is at the heart of the organisation. Our mission is to use our expertise to support and champion the UK’s heritage and demonstrate the transformative potential of National Lottery funding, as well as building new partnerships and funding opportunities.
This key new role has been established to support public affairs, stakeholder engagement and policy development in Northern Ireland. Working closely with the Head of Public Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement and the Director in Northern Ireland, you will develop and deliver advocacy, public affairs and wider engagement for The Fund. The team is responsible for public affairs and co-ordination of our stakeholder engagement, including accountability to Parliament, working closely with Governments, devolved administrations and elected representatives across the UK, setting out how we use National Lottery funds generated by players. You’ll also be contributing to policy development internally and externally, and ensuring we are talking to the right people about the right things for heritage.
You will have experience of public affairs and policy development, allied with experience of engaging with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level. A good knowledge and understanding of the political, policy and social environment in Northern Ireland is a must.
In return, you’ll be working for the leading and only UK-wide dedicated funder of heritage with ambitions to invest £1.2 billion over five years, including high profile investments of vital significance in Northern Ireland.
Closing Date: 27 September 2020
The closing date for applications is 23.59 on Sunday 27th September. Interviews will take place on 13th October. If you have not heard from the recruiting officer two weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been successful.
To be competitive in applying for the role, you will need to demonstrate a high level of knowledge, skills and experience against the person specification. If you’d like to join a fast-moving, creative, and highly motivated team, please complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the Person Specification. Please state clearly which of the roles you are applying for.