Policy & Public Affairs Officer

10 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Policy & Public Affairs Officer 

Every day, 10 children and young people in the UK hear the shocking news they have cancer. Our client is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families, and provides them with clinical, practical, emotional and financial support. You can be a part of helping them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. 

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Officer 
Location: London Office - Hammersmith 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours per week: 35 
Salary: £28,046 

Closing date: 24th October 2016 
Interview date: 2nd November 2016 

About the role: 

Working as part of the Policy and Public Affairs Team, the Policy and Public Affairs Officer will provide key support to our client's policy and public affairs function and the delivery and monitoring of the charity’s public campaigns. 

By producing quality, evidence based policy papers and through liaison with external partners, policy coalitions, MPs, peers and other elected representatives across the UK the Policy and Public Affairs Officer will help enable the Policy and Public Affairs team to maximise the influence and impact of our client's campaigns. 

About you: 

Experience of working within a policy and public affairs environment is essential. You will have experience of producing a wide range of policy materials including consultation responses and should be comfortable representing the charity at external events and working with policy makers and parliamentarians. 

This role would suit someone who can pick up new things quickly and is happy to work on their own initiative. 
This post is subject to a Disclosure Barring Check. 

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

You may have experience of the following: Public Affairs Officer, Policy Officer PR Manager, Corporate Communications, Media Relations Officer, Public Relations Manager, Publicity Officer, Policy Manager, Policy Officer, PR Manager, Communications Advisor, Public Affairs Officer, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, Government Policy, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.