Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns Advisor

Recruiter
Murray Mcintosh & Associates Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25000.00 - £35k pa + benefits
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of the UK's Property and Housing sectors. Working closely with the wider Policy and External Affairs team, this role is a unique opportunity to drive forward the organisation's aims and objectives whilst the issues they are working around are at the forefront of the government agenda and political debate.

The succesful candidate can expect to:

  • Support the Policy, Public Affairs and External affairs teams to create, implement and maintain a public affairs programme, in line with the organisation's policy aims and objectives
  • Identify key stakeholders through the development and use of a contact programme, including MPs, Ministers, other Membership Organisations and Key Policymakers
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externally
  • Monitor political developments from Parliament, Government and elsewhere
  • Produce briefing materials, speeches and articles for senior staff on key political developments
  • Regularly engage with the media and communications team to ensure that the organisation's Policy and Public Affairs work is effectively communicated
  • Support and occasionally lead on key elements of the organisations Public Affairs campaigns
  • Represent the organisation at internal and external events
  • Occasionally travel, and have involvement with, stakeholders in the EU and devolved nations

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • Any prior exposure to a Public Affairs or Political environment is desirable - ideally gained within a membership organisation
  • Sound understanding of Policy and Political environment within industry-related fields
  • Experience of influencing policy-making through the use of campaigns
  • Any press or social media experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
  • Ability to translate complex Policy articles into succinct and easy-to-read format
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders of all levels
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • High attention to detail

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960529464

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