£70,000 – £95,000. London.
An excellent opportunity has arisen to play a senior and key role within a trade body operating in a regulated space. Working closely with the Chief Executive, you will lead the development and co-ordination of the organisations lobbying activity. This is within a high profile industry, undergoing a wide variety of change, so influence and advocacy are crucial for our client to inform a productive debate.
As the Head of Government Affairs you will be responsible for:
- Leading on all government relations and public affairs activity.
- Horizon scanning for issues which might impact the organisation.
- Wider messaging and storytelling expertise, from a political context, to add value to the organisation’s image, media and reputational management.
- Using your broad network of influential contacts and considerable expertise to help the organisations agenda with key decision makers in Parliament, Whitehall etc.
You will need to demonstrate:
- Experience in a senior public affairs position.
- An excellent knowledge of politics, the political process and contacts within parliament.
- Working with the policy team you will have an ability to understand/digest complex policy quickly, then make it translatable for non-technical/specific audiences.
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Written by Joshua Clements, Consultant
Joshua specialises in public affairs and policy recruitment. He has worked with numerous reputable in-house organisations and political consultancies.