Strategic Engagement Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

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  • Contact:

    Julia Thomas

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  • Consultant:

    Julia Thomas

This role is part of a brand new team focussed on transforming the way the organisation engage with their key strategic stakeholders.  You will be part of a small team who will have responsibility for developing, planning and managing a portfolio of strategic relationships.

  • You will be responsible for building collaborative relationships with external stakeholders and identify and take forward opportunities for partnership working.
  • To build effective working relationships with stakeholder/external affairs counterparts in our partner organisations
  • To plan and deliver a proactive programme of engagement, ensuring that stakeholders have opportunities to be engaged with and support the organisations priorities
  • To work closely with colleagues in the UK, European and International Affairs team and those in the organisation responsible for internal and external communication, campaigns, media and events to ensure there is regular and effective information about stakeholder engagement activities available to them for wider communication

This is a great opportunity for someone who has worked in, or interned in public affairs, stakeholder relations, media relations and Parliament, as parliamentary assistants or researchers.


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing. Specialist practices cover internal and change communications, external communications, investor relations, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.

VMAGROUP has an international presence with five offices across Europe. We have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry supporting planning and decision-making.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.