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Reference: 82054

Date Added: 11 January 2022
Closing Date: 24 January 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs Assistant & Public Affairs Officer (Church Specialist)

Working For: Trussell Trust

Location: Based from home, travel around the UK as necessary

Salary: Public Affairs Assistant; £26,214 / Public Affairs Officer (Church Specialist); £30,916

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

2 Positions 

Public Affairs Assistant - £26,214 - Full time, permanent

The Public Affairs Assistant will assist the delivery and monitoring of public affairs activity and engagement with UK parliamentarians, and support the wider department strategy.

· Support public affairs activity, including the delivery of strategic plans at relevant levels of government

· Deliver parliamentary engagement processes and monitoring

· Support delivery of the programme of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ending the Need for Food Banks

· Support the development of relationships with key external stakeholders, including parliamentarians and sector partners working in key policy areas

· Assist spokespeople’s communication of policy and public affairs work by providing information for briefings for speaking engagements, events and meetings

· Promote collaborative working across the team and with other Trussell Trust teams and provide information to key colleagues to plan and deliver the Trussell Trust’s wider influencing strategy 

Public Affairs Officer (Church Specialist) - £30,916 - full Time, permanent.

The Public Affairs Officer (Church Specialist) will be responsible for delivering public affairs activity with a particular focus on engagement of Parliamentarians and policy influencers who are part of Christian communities. 

· Support and deliver public affairs activity, including developing workplans, planning events and writing briefings

· Map and horizon scan for opportunities to engage, mobilise and work with UK parliamentarians and policy influencers who are part of Christian communities

· Support the wider team and senior representatives at the Trussell Trust to develop and sustain strong relationships with UK parliamentarians who are part of Christian communities

· Build and manage strong relationships with key external stakeholders, effectively communicating and building support for policy asks and our strategic goal to end the need for food banks for faith audiences

· Promote integrated church engagement activity across the Trussell Trust, working closely with the Head of Church Engagement and other relevant colleagues

· Support monitoring and planning for the Policy and Research department

Closing Date: 24 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Please submit your application no later than midday on the closing date. We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held from the week commencing 31st January.

Application Details

Public Affairs Assistant  -    https://www.trusselltrust.org/about/jobs/public-affairs-assistant/  

Public Affairs Officer (Church Specialist) - https://www.trusselltrust.org/about/jobs/public-affairs-officer-church-specialist/  

Website: https://www.trusselltrust.org

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