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Head of Public Affairs, Communications and Campaigns

Job Title: Head of Public Affairs, Communications and Campaigns
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Reference: HPCC
Contact Name: Elise Karam
Contact Email: elise@peterchilds.co.uk
Job Published: August 02, 2016 15:41

Job Description

A pivotal role working for a growing charity who are looking for a talented professional to lead their Public Affairs work. The role is suited to someone who can lead the Public Affairs, Communications and Campaigns team to help build a more integrated society, especially given the recent EU referendum results.  Other job responsibilities include:

  • Building awareness of the organisation amongst politicians and policy makers
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders and key politicians
  • Raising the organisations profile through engaging campaigns
  • Deliver strong strategies and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously

The successful candidate will have a track record of working with senior political figures, a good media understanding and interest in campaigning. Reporting to the Directors team, you will sit on the Leadership team and have six members of staff reporting into you- therefore managerial experience is a must. The successful candidate will also possess the following experience/ skills:

  • Experience in public affairs and campaigning, preferably within a third-sector organisation, is ideal however not essential
  • Experience of managing a team and projects
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Would be beneficial for someone who is passionate about social equality issues to join the organisation