Date Added: 12 February 2021
: 26 February 2021
Job Title: Public Affairs Officer
Working For: Plan International UK
Length of Contract:
Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We work to give every child the same chance in life. We are recruiting for a Public Affairs Officer in the Policy, Advocacy and Research Unit. Working collaboratively with other departments across the organisation, your work will help deliver policy changes and support organisational objectives that promote gender equality and girls’ rights globally and in the UK.
As Public Affairs Officer you will play a key role in developing and implementing effective public affairs strategies by providing political analysis to help inform advocacy and campaigning strategies, and leveraging political relationships across Westminster to deliver Plan International UK’s objectives. You will also develop high quality written briefings and resources that can be used for political advocacy and public affairs.
You will have experience of developing and implementing effective public affairs strategies and of writing speeches, briefings, reports and articles on relevant policy areas, ideally including international development/humanitarian policy. You’ll have experience of providing timely and relevant analysis in response to parliamentary and policy processes and using a strong understanding of the UK political system to influence it. You will also have experience of helping to develop and maintain relationships with parliamentarians, parliamentary staff and other key political stakeholders.
Please visit our website to apply
We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults in our work. We, therefore, apply rigorous recruitment and selection processes to ensure that only those who are suitable are recruited to work for us. Accordingly, appointment to all our roles is subject to a range of vetting checks. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working for us; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.
Plan International UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.
Closing Date: 26 February 2021
Interviews will take place on 5 March 2020.
Please visit the jobs and volunteering page of our website to find our more details and to apply: https://plan-uk.org/jobs-and-volunteering