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Reference: 89461

Date Added: 10 July 2023
Closing Date: 30 July 2023

Job Title: Senior Politics & Public Affairs Adviser

Working For: Save the Children

Location: London

Salary: £39,100 - £46,000

Length of Contract: Fixed term contract for 14 months

Job Details

Save the Children UK has an exciting opportunity for a strategic and politically minded individual with extensive lobbying experience to join us as our Senior Politics & Public Affairs Adviser where you will work with those with political influence.

As Senior Politics & Public Affairs Adviser, you will be responsible for developing and delivering high-impact change strategies, building and holding relationships with those with political influence, and advising senior staff on politics.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead political influencing and develop strategies for Save the Children’s conflict and humanitarian advocacy priorities in the UK.
  • Identify lobbying opportunities and enable colleagues to exploit them fully using powerful evidence, trusted relationships, and innovative and creative tactics that help Save the Children stand out in a crowded arena.
  • Provide strategic political insight and ensure systematic monitoring, analysis and dissemination of political intelligence.
  • Build, maintain and monitor UK government, parliamentary and other political relationships relevant to Save the Children’s work.
  • Represent SCUK externally, actively networking and building constructive relationships with parliamentarians, , advisers, officials, trade unions, political parties, think tanks, NGOs and media to support SCUK’s influencing and profile building.

To be successful, it is important that you have:

  • Significant operational experience of structures, processes and trends in the UK political system.
  • Proven ability to think and plan strategically, with a track record of achieving political change
  • Demonstrable ability to develop and deliver flexible and innovative lobbying strategies to achieve challenging advocacy asks.
  • A strong network in Westminster and a Whitehall and a track record of building and maintaining relationships which lead to policy impact.#
  • Demonstrable understanding of, and experience in managing, political risk.
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s vision, mission and values.

Closing Date: 30 July 2023

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Application Details

To apply please visit our website: https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/senior-politics--public-affairs-adviser-6415-london-farringdon/6441/description/ 

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

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