Senior Public Affairs Officer

  • Location: LONDON
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Ref: AZ-2010-7531
  • 2020-10-09T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Opportunity at one of the UK's leading associations in the property sector

The organisation

Our client is one of the UK’s leading associations in the property sector.

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the heart of our client’s public affairs team to develop and deliver their strategic objectives.

Main responsibilities

  • Provide briefings, speeches and presentations to senior management where required, and undertake any desktop research required to support these.
  • Take responsibility for monitoring, horizon scanning and identifying policy developments which relate to the organisation’s objectives and updating senior staff and the policy and public affairs team on intelligence as appropriate.
  • Build productive working relationships and ensure regular communication with alliances, trade associations, strategic partners, civil society, private sector, public and third parties to establish consensus groups.
  • Work with policy and campaigns colleagues to agree policy objectives and key messaging.
  • Develop and implement activity plans to achieve objectives through lobbying and stakeholder engagement and ensure these are aligned with other relevant work (e.g. campaigns).

Key skills and experience required

  • A good understanding of UK political parties, parliamentary processes, policy development and legislative process, UK Government, trade associations
  • Understanding of the role of national and local governments
  • Experience of working with and influencing policymakers, politicians and stakeholders
  • Flexible, with demonstrable ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Experience of line management.

For more information, or to apply for the Senor Public Affairs Officer position, please forward a copy of your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button quoting the reference number AZ-2010-7531..

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