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Reference: 88865

Date Added: 19 May 2023
Closing Date: 9 June 2023

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Officer

Working For: Groundwork UK

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £30,486 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Groundwork UK is looking for a dynamic, motivated Policy & Public Affairs Officer to join the team and help shape our engagement with government, politicians and policy makers across the UK.

Main Duties

  • Support the development and delivery of a programme of public affairs activity that positions Groundwork with policy makers and other priority stakeholders as a credible, authoritative voice on communities and the environment and opens up new partnership and funding opportunities
  • Regularly monitor and report on relevant political activity and policy developments to internal stakeholders
  • Work with colleagues to develop evidence-based policy solutions informed by Groundwork delivery
  • Draft content including blogs, comment pieces, articles and contribute to the development and delivery of media and digital marketing campaigns
  • Work closely with the Head of Policy & Communications on the commissioning and production of research, reports and publications aimed at informing and influencing policymakers
  • Respond to relevant public consultations, gathering insight and drafting responses in collaboration with Groundwork Trusts with relevant expertise and experience
  • Contribute to the dissemination of learning and impact from Groundwork UK’s programmes and campaigns by producing research, case studies and other reports
  • Represent Groundwork in external policy networks and at events
  • Support colleagues around the Groundwork federation to build relationships with stakeholders in devolved assemblies, combined authorities and other public institutions

No agencies please.

Closing Date: 9 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates


We will contact you to let you know whether you have been shortlisted for interview.

We expect to conduct interviews video call: During the week beginning w/c 19th June 2023

Application Details


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

Additional Notes