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Reference: 83896

Date Added: 4 May 2022
Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs Manager

Working For: Versus Arthritis

Location: London

Salary: £44,835 per annum (London), £41,627 per annum (Rest of UK)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Within the Involvement, Influencing and Support Directorate, our policy, public affairs and campaigning work is focused on creating lasting change. We influence decision-makers across the UK by developing evidence and through stakeholder engagement, public affairs activity and by campaigning alongside people with arthritis.

About the role
The purpose of this role is to manage the charity’s public affairs activities, including developing influencing strategies and stakeholder engagement plans. The successful candidate will also oversee a programme of events to raise the charity’s profile in Westminster and beyond. There is also the opportunity for line management within the team.

We’ll give you autonomy, variety and challenge with opportunities to lead projects and to work with inspirational campaigners and meet senior Government and NHS stakeholders. We’re a supportive team who will value your well-being and professional development.

Key requirements
If you have:

good experience of working within a public affairs environment in health and social care
excellent experience and demonstrable ability of developing successful influencing strategies
strong experience of building good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
good experience of organising events and project management
ability to think creatively and communicate effectively, together with
an enthusiastic, adaptive and flexible approach
… then we’d love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

To be held at our London office, Saffron House and via Microsoft Teams:

First interviews expected: 26 May 2022

Second interviews expected: 31 May 2022

Application Details

How to apply
To apply you MUST submit:

a concise, up-to-date CV
along with a completed supporting statement (Word, 40.04 KB) demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in job description and person specification for the Public Affairs Manager role

please include where you’ve seen this role advertised.
Email your completed application to recruitment@versusarthritis.org.

We advise candidates to apply early as we reserve the right to close applications ahead of this date.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Website: https://www.versusarthritis.org/

Additional Notes