To support the Head of External Relations in the development of the organisation's public affairs and policy strategy and objectives.
To manage and implement the organisation's public affairs strategy in Westminster, Whitehall and more, in order to promote and defend the reputation and interests of members
To manage the development of the organisation's policy positions and research, and to communicate these to key decision makers, members and other key stakeholders.
Main duties and responsibilities
Manage a contact programme in Westminster, Whitehall, including maintaining relationships with important stakeholders
Influence the development of government policy and legislation so that legislation and regulation reflect the views, experiences, and interests of members
Work with the Head of Press, Policy and Public Affairs, and Communications Manager to develop the company's policy positions and designing and delivering research projects in support of the organisation's objectives.
Manage public affairs and policy events programme
Work with the Policy & Public Affairs Officer to manage policy committees
Work with the Communications Manager and technical team to inform members and external stakeholders of policy developments which will have an impact on them and their work
Work with the company's Business Development team to communicate the team's work to members.
Manage the relationships with any external agencies
Support senior members in their engagement with political and other external stakeholders, and briefing for engagements