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Communications and Engagement Lead, External Affairs

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Communications and Engagement Lead, External Affairs

Location: London

Salary: £51,714 - £60,129​

Contract Type: Permanent 


The Department for International Trade secures UK and global prosperity by promoting international trade and investment and championing free trade.

DIT is offering the right candidate the chance to continue to build the best external affairs function in Government. Sitting at the heart of the Marketing and Communication Directorate, the External Affairs team builds trust, advocacy and support with stakeholders for DIT and wider HMG priorities. There has never been a more important time to join a great team that promotes and delivers the new trade environment for the UK as we leave the EU.

The successful candidate will work in a team that is politically astute and provides advice on stakeholder engagement and communications at the highest levels. We build relationships with external organisations ensure stakeholder views are understood across the department and work with stakeholders to communicate around shared objectives. DIT stakeholders include business organisations, exporters and investors, think tanks, academics and NGOs. We work across the UK and globally through our networks and overseas posts.

DIT also has another exciting role available for a 'Senior External Affairs Manager' (this one closing on the 11th Jan) within the same team, which can also be viewed by clicking below.

Please click 'Apply Now' to view the full job specifications of both roles and details on how to apply.

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