Public Affairs Manager

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  • Sector:

    Communications, Interim, Public Affairs

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  • Salary:

    Circa £45,000 to £50,000

  • Contact:

    Julia Thomas

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  • Consultant:

    Julia Thomas

A newly created role for a Public Affairs Manager to lead on government relations for a transport organisation.  The role will have overall accountability for the development, delivery and management of the organisations public affairs activity.

 Key responsibilities include

  • Leading on all engagement with MPs, local authorities, transport bodies and relevant industry groups
  • Work across the wider communications team to develop the organisations public affairs strategy and that external messages are consistent.
  • Ensure the organisation maintains its reputation and that they are seen as key to the debate
  • Development of public affairs campaigns

Experience will include 

  • Significant public affairs experience is essential alongside wider communications knowledge
  • Strong networking and relationship building skills
  • Experience of the transport sector is advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of regulated industry/crisis communications is essential


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