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New Job: Public Affairs Officer, London

We are briefed exclusively to work with a leading membership body who are looking to hire a Public Affairs Officer for their London office. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and build on your previous experience with a leading organisation representing and working with senior figures in the industry. You will be supporting the Executive Director and Head of External Affairs on their engagement and policy agenda.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver the organisation's Parliamentary events programme
  • Monitor relevant political intelligence and its impact on the industry, whilst delivering regular updates and communications to their members on this intelligence and their Public Affairs activity
  • Deliver a daily Government Affairs Report to members
  • Support the development of action plans and strategies for advocacy on key issues
  • Developing policy briefings, position papers and publications alongside the policy team, including for Parliamentary debates
  • Drive the organisation's Parliamentary and Whitehall stakeholder programme, setting up meetings, preparing briefings and conducting desk research

Requirements

  • Previous track record in policy development and/or public affairs is essential
  • Relevant knowledge and track record of working with stakeholders in UK Government and Westminster
  • You may have a track record in consultancy or another membership body
  • Knowledge of at least one relevant policy area e.g health, science, business, energy, financial services, etc.
  • Proactive and positive approach to work and ability to work in a diverse team across multiple divisions
  • Educated to degree level

Apply for this role

Email Amandeep Gill (amandeepg@hansonsearch.com) with your latest CV if you're interested in finding out more about this opportunity. 

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Author: Amandeep Gill

Amandeep began his career in litigation and then spent 3 years working for a multinational recruitment company before joining Hanson Search's public affairs practice. He is acknowledged for his consultative and straight talking approach with candidates and clients, offering a service that emphasises quality and value-add, taking on board the specific nature of the brief.

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