Interim Government Relations Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £200 - £250 per day
  • Ref: EF-1908-6787
  • 2019-08-06T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Interim

A London airport is looking for a Government Relations Manager on an interim basis.

The opportunity
A high-profile London Airport is looking for an interim Government Relations Manager to join their busy team, on a 2-month interim contract. You will assist with workload regarding a specific project, handling all liaison with Labour politicians in particular.

This role will be paid on a daily rate of £250 depending on experience, and is to start as soon as possible, but the end of August at the latest.

Main responsibilities

  • Assist with political engagement including meetings, attending events and party conference
  • Provide reassurance to labour politicians over the airports plans and blueprints for the future
  • Liaise with labour politicians on a local, regional and national level to continue the messaging

Key skills and experience required 

  • Public affairs experience
  • An established network of Labour politicians
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with opinion-formers and decision makers from across the political spectrum, and other stakeholders
  • Strong political acumen and sensitivity; an understanding of the factors that motivate and influence political parties and corporate players

This role is very fast-moving, so will be interviewing in the next two weeks with a view to starting by the end of August.

If you are interested, please submit your CV via the ‘apply’ button below, quoting the reference EF-1908-6787


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