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Reference: 85997

Date Added: 20 September 2022
Closing Date: 4 October 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Officer

Working For: Solicitors Regulation Authority

Location: London or Birmingham

Salary: London - £36,805.85. Birmingham - £33,379.50

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The SRA is looking for a Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Officer to engage with the SRA’s key stakeholders proactively and strategically.

You will develop and maintain productive relationships by listening to, and communicating with, a wide and diverse range of stakeholders. This will aid you to assemble and distribute political information to inform others of the SRA’s work. Communications include a weekly political update that shares relevant political and other developments.
You will also draft presentations, briefings and speaking notes for the Chair, Chief Executive and members of the Senior Management Team, alongside preparing engaging content for social media and other external communications.

What we can offer:

• The opportunity to write material for briefings, speeches and presentations given by the Chair, Chief Executive, and members of the Senior Management Team
• An integral role where you will be able to use your proven knowledge within a public affairs environment
• The opportunity to work closely with colleagues within the Public Affairs and wider External Affairs team ensure the quality and success of stakeholder events
• Additional 3% of annual basic salary for you to choose the benefits that best suit your lifestyle and personal situation
• Pension - We will contribute 1½ - 2 times your contribution, up to 12.25%. So, if you contribute 7%, you will enjoy the maximum combined contribution of 19.25%
• Hybrid working consisting of home working and an office presence of one or two days a week in our offices in The Cube in Birmingham or Old Broad Street in London.

What we are looking for:

• Experience of successful stakeholder management, including the ability to develop relationships at all levels and deliver meaningful engagement
• Knowledge of the UK Parliament and Westminster
• Experience of drafting presentations, briefings, and other written materials for senior staff
• First-class written and verbal communication and excellent organisational skills
• Involvement in the organisation of successful events
• Ability to deliver high-quality work at pace and prioritise conflicting demands.

Useful information

• At certain times of the year there maybe requirements to travel/stay overnight. These requirements will be discussed during interview.

Closing Date: 4 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Our interviews are being conducted virtually and these will be 10, 12 & 13 October. If you are successful, a member of the team will be in contact to let you know the next steps

If you have any questions that aren’t answered in the advert, please contact us via: recruitment@sra.org.uk

Application Details

To apply

Select the apply button at the bottom of the advert on our careers page (https://sra.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-2/brand-4/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/3/opp/3072-Public-Affairs-and-Stakeholder-Relations-Officer/en-GB).

Please upload two documents: a CV and cover letter. This gives you the best opportunity to convey your knowledge, skills, and experience and how they specifically relate to the requirements for this role.

Website: https://www.sra.org.uk/

Additional Notes