Head of External Affairs

London (Greater), SE1
Circa £48,000
15 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for a Head of External Affairs to lead Campaign to Protect Rural England’s external affairs strategy and increase our profile, credibility and influence with key opinion formers and policy makers.

Head of External Affairs
Job ref: HoEA
Location: London, SE1 0NZ
Salary: Circa £48,000

You will also work closely with colleagues in Development & Marketing to improve our external communications and broaden our appeal with wider target audiences.

Leading a team of 8, you will have overall responsibility for our government affairs, campaigns and media work, as well as be a member of our Operational Management Team. You will also work closely with our Director of Campaigns & Policy, and CEO, to maximise our political influence at a senior level in Westminster and Whitehall.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • A strong track record of using creative lobbying and campaigning to make change
  • Detailed understanding of Westminster and Whitehall political processes
  • Proven success in developing public affairs strategies in a complex organization with multiple stakeholders to drive organisational objectives and priorities.
  • Extensive experience of effective stakeholder engagement.
  • Experience of media relations, and of using media coverage to influence and achieve change.
  • A proven track record of providing clear, balanced advice and support at senior level.

CPRE works locally and nationally to protect, shape and enhance a beautiful, thriving countryside for everyone to value and enjoy. CPRE is also a great place to work with friendly and enthusiastic staff and offices in Southwark.

Closing date: Midday Monday 3 June 2019
Interview date: Friday 14 June 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Visit Website' button to be directed to our website where you can download the candidate information pack, job/person specification and application form.

CPRE is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.

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