External Affairs Assistant

Southwark, London
Starting salary in the region of £19K
04 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

External Affairs Assistant
Full time, permanent – happy to discuss part time and flexible working requests
Starting salary in the region of £19K
Location: Southwark, London

About the Charity 
Our client works to make the UK a better place for families by bringing together what they learn from their on the ground parent-led programmes and their research to campaign for solutions that parents want and need. They focus on childcare and early years to make a difference to families’ lives now and in the long term.

Their small External Affairs team work to influence childcare and early years policy. They work with politicians, the media, families, local authorities and other expert organisation to build support for their policy calls. They also undertake research and policy projects to build understanding of the key issues.

The benefits of working with this charity include generous annual leave, pension contributions, flexible working, employee assistance programme and membership of Better Bankside offering discounts and promotions in the local area.

Job purpose  
This is a varied, busy and exciting role supporting the work of the External Affairs team. Work will include:

  • Coordinating our client's membership offer to local authorities, supporting them to share best practice and getting their voice heard
  • Building awareness of childcare and early years issues in parliament through organising meetings of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Families in the Early Years
  • Communicating with the public through working on newsletters, blogs and social media
  • Supporting media launches of policy and research reports

The variety involved in the role mean that this is an excellent opportunity to build a range of different skills and take on different responsibilities.

The deadline for applications is 23 April 2018 and interviews will take place in the week commencing 30 April 2018.


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No agencies please.

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