Media and Public Affairs Manager

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    Communications, Permanent

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    Joanne Watkins

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    Joanne Watkins

A high profile regulatory body is seeking a Media and Public Affairs Manager to join its London team. Reporting into the Head of Communications your role will be to communicate to a range of audiences including the public, the advertising industry, government, NGOs and the media. This organisation’s policy decisions and weekly rulings generate regular and high-profile media attention and are subject to robust scrutiny by politicians and commentators. 

There is a requirement to travel to Edinburgh 2-4 days a month and to have previous demonstrable experience of working with Scottish Government stakeholders. Your work will intersect with a number of high-profile public policy debates, such as combating obesity, gambling problems and alcohol addiction.  This involves managing interactions with stakeholders with conflicting needs, necessitating political nous and excellent media management skills. Have you got what it takes?


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