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Public Affairs Assistant

Harris Hill
£13.11 - 13.11 per hour
Closing date
19 Jan 2021
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I am currently looking for an experienced Public Affairs Assistant to work for a well-established academy. in this exciting role you will be working with the Public Affairs Adviser, Head of Public Affairs and Society teams to deliver a programme of public affairs work to increase the influence of the organisation on policy making at a local, regional and national level.

You will support the smooth running of the public affairs team and its engagement with teams across the Society. This includes providing monitoring of emerging issues, contact management, meeting and event organisation, and providing administrative support.

Main duties:
Provide monitoring of UK, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and European Parliaments, and regional policymaking as appropriate, identifying emerging issues and circulating this information to internal audiences.
Maintain an accurate database of key Society contacts, recording engagement. Work with the Head of Public Affairs and Public Affairs Adviser to develop and implement activity to maintain these relationships.
Ensure the smooth operation of the public affairs teams' monitoring and evaluation functions, including the production of monthly and annual reports.
Produce, with the guidance and direction of other members of the public affairs team, tailored content to communicate the academy's activity with decision-makers through public channels including their blog, monthly policy newsletter and social media.
Assist as required in the delivery of meetings and events with policy makers and influencers, including regional events and support the Public Affairs Adviser to deliver the academy's annual pairing scheme.
Provide administrative support for the public affairs team as required.
Build personal contacts within the policy and public affairs community.

If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available, please apply online today


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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