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Reference: 86724

Date Added: 16 November 2022
Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs and Stakeholder Manager

Working For: Rethink Mental Illness

Location: London

Salary: £38,380.57 to £41,941.49 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

We have excellent opportunity for Public Affairs and Stakeholder Manager to be responsible for building networks with a range of external senior stakeholders and developing parliamentary strategies to achieve policy change for Rethink Mental Illness. You will establish relationships with parliamentarians, decision makers, journalists and external organisations and persuade them to act to help people with severe mental illness using a wide range of creative communications tactics. You will work with our groups, members, supporters and services to make sure that the voices of people who are severely affected by mental illness are heard by policymakers.

What we are looking for

  • a track record of designing and delivering effective public affairs influencing strategies 
  • a strong understanding of parliamentary processes and opportunities to influence them 
  • a strong understanding of the political and health media landscapes and am able to use these to further the charity’s aims.
  • Understanding of complex policy issues
  • strong experience of successfully influencing to achieve specific policy and campaign objectives
  • You may also have experience of working for a charitable or campaigning organisation or of working with people affected by mental illness, other disabilities or social exclusion.

If you’re passionate about using policy to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness, then we want to hear from you!

We’re Rethink Mental Illness and no matter how bad things are, we help people severely affected by mental illness to improve their lives. We’re on a mission to bring about meaningful change, through our services, groups and groundbreaking campaigns. As a leading charity provider of mental health services in England, people living with mental illness and those who care for them, are at the heart of everything we do. They shape our expert advice, information, and around 200 services – everything from housing to community-based services. And they drive our campaigning to change the law and tackle discrimination. Together, we run over 130 local groups which provide vital peer support in the community. We know, from our vast experience, that people severely affected by mental illness can have a good quality of life. With your support, we will make that possible.

Closing Date: 30 November 2022

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Website: https://www.rethink.org/

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