Public Affairs Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000- 50,000
  • Ref: CA-2107-7843
  • 2021-07-15T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Interim

A leading trade association is seeking a Public Affairs Manager on a 12month FTC

The opportunity
I am partnered with a leading trade association with a strong voice within financial services. They have over 300 members, and represent their views within policy and to policy makers. They are seeking a Public Affairs Manager to join the team on a 12 month FTC.

In this position, you will be responsible for leading on the engagement with MPs and Peers. The organisation has their own APPG which you will be co-ordinating, you will deal with select committees, and help to prepare any senior colleagues or members before any appearances on committees.

Main responsibilities

  • Proactively engaging with MPs in all parties, and securing comments in debates, and managing these relationships
  • Dealing with relevant select committees
  • Briefings MPs ahead of debates
  • Briefings colleagues and members on public affairs actively

Key skills and experience required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for research and briefings
  • Experience and knowledge of Parliament, Government and/or Public Affairs
  • Background of working in research and public policy, with experience in financial services is required
  • Motivated, with a good eye to detail
  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, doc.
  • If you experience any difficulty applying, please email quoting the role you are applying for.