My client, a well-established and respected organisation in the Professional Services space, are looking to bring on board a Policy & Public Affairs Advisor to their small and close-knit Policy and External Affairs directorate. This post-holder will work closely with government and regulators to encourage a policy environment that allows the growth of the sector as a whole.
This is a great opportunity for a junior policy / public affairs professional with an interest in Financial / Professional Services, business, and politics seeking a step up.
Key responsibilities will include:
Identify and pursue opportunities to help influence policy development
Coordinating briefings, speeches, presentations for Board-level professionals, internally and externally
Drafting responses to key issues develop in the sector
Develop and maintain a network of contacts, liaising with stakeholders
Working on new projects as they develop
Meeting with senior level employees / directors internally and with external companies
The successful applicant will need:
Education to degree level - Policy or Politics focus is desirable
A solid understanding of what policy is and how it can be used to influence
Excellent communication skills and be comfortable engaging with senior leadership
Great analytical and report writing skills
Ability to produce and understand graphs from data using Excel