Date Added: 23 January 2021
: 28 February 2021
Job Title: Public Affairs and Policy Officer
Working For: ScaleUp Institute
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Length of Contract:
The ScaleUp Institute is seeking an experienced Public Affairs and Policy practitioner to join our growing team and join a dynamic company to drive forward the UK scaleup opportunity.
You will work closely with the Head of External Affairs and CEO in managing the public affairs and policy work of the ScaleUp Institute and associated communication strategies.
You will drive and support interaction with political and local ecosystem stakeholders (parliamentarians, select committees, government bodies, city and local authorities, etc) in support of our overall objectives. In this fast-paced environment, you will play a key role working with the Head of External Affairs in planning, developing and implementing public affairs and associated communication strategies and follow through with key stakeholders.
Your responsibilities will include, alongside the Head of External Affairs, Government engagement at political and official level, producing key ScaleUp Institute internal and external public affairs updates for our partners and ambassadors drawing upon a wide range of sources and contacts; creating public affairs strategic content for web, national and regional media and social media engagement, and; drafting policy documents and briefings in support of key ScaleUp Institute objectives and engagements.
You are degree educated with at least 2 years experience of politics/public affairs and communications. You display a breadth of knowledge across politics and communications, showing a clear understanding of how to deliver outstanding political engagement, with a keen eye for detail. You have a strong understanding of the UK Parliamentary system and legislative process. You are comfortable managing multiple priorities, and can evidence excellent project management skills.
Closing Date: 28 February 2021
Please find the full job description here: https://www.scaleupinstitute.org.uk/careers/
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