Senior Public Affairs and Policy Officer

London (Central), London (Greater)
£35,000 plus generous benefits
08 Aug 2014
08 Sep 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer

An award-winning third sector trade body now has an exciting Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer opportunity available. This role offers the chance to take hold of a powerful Public Affairs campaign from the planning stages to implementation.

The campaigns will then be utilised as a part of the wider strategy to enhance the organisation’s message and build meaningful relationships with stakeholders at all levels, including senior politicians.


-Influencing and shaping government policy as related to the organisation’s mission

-Developing and effectively delivering  policy and research on key sector issues

-Representing the organisation and its members externally

Skills & Knowledge

-Experience of developing policy and influencing national politicians via well-constructed, thoughtful communications

-Experience of analysing complex policy and summarising and presenting key implications to senior stakeholders

-Strong knowledge of the UK political system, parliament, government processes, and the EU

-Understanding of research methods and processes

-Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

-Project management

-Line-management abilities

To apply, please submit a CV and member of Electus will be in touch.