Public Affairs Manager, £39K, Tower Hill London

England, London
£35000 - £40000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Paul Sandys
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Public Affairs Manager, £39K, Tower Hill London

Our client is looking for an exceptional Public Affairs Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. Working with one of the Royal Colleges in London, this is a chance to get involved in an interesting and complex part of the organisation, dealing with the Strategic Communications Department, a key area within this establishment. Managing, promoting and maintaining communication with Parliament, the Government and other relevant agencies across the U.K.


Who will you be working for?

Their office location is in the prime sightseeing hub of Tower Hill, just a stone's throw away from iconic landmarks including the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. You will be based in their new office complex in a historically important part of London, where tourists and locals alike fill the immaculately maintained streets. This is an excellent location in order to achieve a great work life balance.

As one of the Royal Colleges in London, their focus is on training, research, quality and advice for its vast member base in the health sector. They are an academic institution with a passion for increasing the standards of healthcare provision in the U.K.


What does the role consist of?

Reporting to the Head of External Affairs, you would be expected to;

  • Analyse the external political environment and advise all relevant colleagues on proactive and reactive responses needed to help the college secure its objectives.
  • Working with the Head of External affairs to develop and implement the College's public affairs strategy. (Deputising for the Head of External Affairs when required).
  • Co-ordinate the College's work on parliamentary legislation and represent the College when requested in the external public affairs environment, including Party Conferences.
  • Work closely and develop strategic alliances with other stakeholders, including the voluntary sector and other Royal Medical Colleges.
  • To undertake all duties related to the job purpose, in line with the college's values, policies, procedures and regulations.


What will the successful candidate be like?

  • A graduate or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in public affairs and in parliamentary workings with good experience of writing briefs for a parliamentary audience, writing in a clear and concise style.
  • An ability to interpret legislation/policy and communicate this clearly with experience drafting parliamentary questions and amendments.
  • Good oral communication skills with the ability to persuade and inspire trust when speaking to stakeholders and senior colleagues.
  • A background in education, health or social care.
  • An understanding on how to use social media in this role.


How to apply?

We're hiring as quickly as possible so email or apply with your CV for immediate consideration.

Deadline for Applications is 25th October

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