Appointed - Interim Speechwriter & PA Adviser

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Ref: ER-1609-3901
  • 2016-09-30T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

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This leading professional body is looking for an Interim Speechwriter and Public Affairs Adviser.

This is  a three month contract to advise and support a leading professional membership body. This membership body needs to recruit an Interim Public Affairs professional, for an initial three month contract, to advise and support the team and draft high-quality speeches.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Lead in the implementation and evaluation of the speechwriting strategy
  • Ensure consistency and relevance across a range of audiences, in support of the policy and communications objectives within the business’ plans
  • Finding new platforms for the Chief Executive, President and Office Holder team to speak at, and drafting their speeches, presentations, articles and other communications
  • Support the development and implementation of the Society’s external stakeholder engagement plan, alongside establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders

Required skills and experience include:

  • Experience in speechwriting is essential
  • Proven experience in a policy, public affairs or communications environment or in a communications role
  • Research experience and the ability to communicate complex information in a clear and impactful way
  • The ability to understand a wide range of issues, work at a strategic level and be able to grasp essential details quickly