Senior Public Affairs Coordinator

  • Job Reference: CPA-MR-L
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Excel Recruitment
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government, Healthcare & Medical, Research and Policy, Marketing & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marcus Ratcliff
  • Email: marcus@xlrecruit.com

Job Description

A professional membership body is looking for a resourceful and dynamic Senior Public Affairs Coordinator to plan and deliver high-profile campaigns and public affairs activity to create and strategically develop support for the organisation.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Public Affairs Coordinator:

  • Plan and execute campaigns to maximise promotion of the organisation’s work, securing support from, and influencing, key decision-makers.
  • Liase with, and work in conjunction with, colleagues in communications and press teams to ensure consistency of messaging across all online channels.
  • Collaborate with other senior staff to recognise opportunities to foreground the organisation’s policy positions.
  • Advocate on behalf of the organisation, acting as representative to external contacts at meetings and other networking opportunities.
  • Report on public affairs developments, advising senior staff on political insight and intelligence.
  • Identify opportunities to promote the work of the organisation within the UK Parliament, making use of the best openings to influence policy-makers at the highest level.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of, and insight into, the UK’s parliamentary and political processes and environment.
  • Previous experience of utilising own networks across all main UK political parties to achieve influence on behalf of high-profile organisations.
  • Nuanced and in-depth understanding of the UK healthcare system.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex issues accessibly.
  • Sophisticated interpersonal and influencing skills.

Salary and contract:

  • c£39,500 per annum
  • Full time, permanent position

 

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please email your CV to the contact details below.

A consultant will contact you within 5 days if you are successful with your application.

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