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Reference: 82085

Date Added: 13 January 2022
Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Job Title: Head of Policy and Public Impact

Working For: London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Location: London

Salary: £50,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Reporting to, and working with, the Chief Executive Officer, the Head of Policy and Public Impact will be responsible for leading LCCI’s coordinated policy curation, research activities, member engagement on policy matters, and communications on policy issues. The overarching purpose of the role can be structured into 3 pillars:

  • Identify and promote policy solutions to the issues of concern that have been identified by members;
  • Create a programme of activity (research, publications, events) on the major policy questions (at local, national, and global levels) that impact on London’s continuing ability to be a successful City for business development, economic growth, and sustainability;
  • Ensure that LCCI’s policy work is communicated effectively through our channels and effective engagement with traditional media and other platforms to promote the policy positions of LCCI and its members.

In greater detail, the Head of Policy and Public Impact role will encompass:

  • influencing public debate on policy issues through effective media engagement, generating coverage of LCCI research, policy positions, and reactions to policy or regulatory developments impacting on members.
  • promoting and protecting LCCI profile and reputation within the broad media field including print, broadcast, and online platforms.
  • commissioning and managing research delivered by university research departments and politically independent research institutions.
  • establishing, promoting, and maintaining relationships with key policymakers and political and opinion-forming audiences internationally, nationally, and within London.
  • ensuring that LCCI is ahead of the curve to prepare for upcoming regulatory and statutory changes, internationally, nationally, and locally.
  • ensuring the LCCI is considered a trusted reflection and representative of London business internationally through developing policy backed by strong research data and evidence.
  • actively participating and supporting the work of Chamber Committees (currently based around 6 cross-sectoral themes)
  • staying close to member issues and representing the Chamber’s Policy function at events
  • leading the management of media engagement with external specialist support
  • Performance Managing and developing the Policy and Comms team.

For a full JD go to www.londonchamber.co.uk/workforus 

Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

CVs will be looked at as and when they are received and we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date, so an early application is advised.

Final interviews early-Feb.

Application Details

To apply for this position, please send your CV with a detailed covering letter outlining why you are suited to this role (addressed to Jo Hubberstey, Operations Co-ordinator) to careers@londonchamber.co.uk 

Website: http://www.londonchamber.co.uk

Additional Notes