Government Affairs Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000- 50,000
  • Ref: CA-2106-7801
  • 2021-07-15T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Public Affairs Manager needed to join a well known organisation working in the FMCG space

The opportunity
My client is leading courier services organization who is seeking a new Government Affairs Manager to join their busy, dynamic team. You will be engaging on a variety of policy areas- from transport, to the enviornment, and workers’ rights, you will be able to operate as one of the ‘go to’ people for advice on policy and government affairs.

Main responsibilities

  • Monitoring and assessing political developments and relevant policy proposals
  • Drafting material to be shared with internal and external stakeholders, for example briefing papers, policy papers, and consultation responses
  • Supporting in engagement with politicians and policy makers, including MPs and Whitehall, with some engagement with the devolved institutions, and Brussels too
  • Representing the Government Affairs team at events, party conferences and external meetings

Key skills and experience required

  • A self-starter, who will hit the ground running with a thirst for knowledge and curiosity of politics and current affairs
  • Capable of working effectively within a fast-paced and high pressured environment
  • Extensive experience within public affairs or policy, and communicating public policy positions
  • Experience of dealing with a range of stakeholders, both internally and externally
  • A team player
  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, doc.
  • If you experience any difficulty applying, please email quoting the role you are applying for.