Head of Policy & External Affairs

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  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent, Public Affairs

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  • Salary:

    circa £90,000 plus excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Julia Thomas

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  • Consultant:

    Julia Thomas

A senior level role working in a high profile membership body, focusing on issues that are at the forefront of the political agenda.  This role spans the breadth of the organisation –developing, promoting and communicating the issues that sit at the heart of the organisation.

Key responsibilities include

  • Responsibility for a team over 25 which incorporates, press office, policy and government relations teams
  • Working closely with senior management team and the CEO, providing strategic advice on the issues impacting their members
  • Representing the organisation at a senior level  within government, media and industry
  • Strong leadership/management experience is essential for this role.



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