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Public Affairs Associate

Job Title: Public Affairs Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Exeter, Devon
Industry:
Salary: Up to £21000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13785_1548173086
Contact Name: Cory Elliott
Contact Email: Cory.Elliott@acornpeople.com
Job Published: January 22, 2019 16:04

Job Description

Public Affairs Associate
Exeter
Up to £25,000

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about public affairs?

Our client is looking for a Public Affairs Associate to join their growing team on the outskirts of Exeter.

The Role:

The Public Affairs Associate will support capabilities, providing a strategic public affairs function that supports and enhances the brands and increases its influence on policy-making.

- Assisting the Public Affairs Manager to establish regular contact with politicians, political advertisers, civil servants, non-departmental public bodies, and others to keep them informed about the organisations work policy concerns.
- Support the Public Affairs Manager to deliver a structured public affairs strategic plan.
- Providing a key corporate service by monitoring proceedings of the UK Parliament and devolved institutions and provide analysis for senior staff members.
- Writing and submitting consultations to government and regulator consultations in line with their strategic goals.
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The Ideal Candidate

- Political or communications experience with knowledge of the UK political landscape
- Relevant degree or equivalent experience.
- Excellent written and oral communication.
- Ability to solve problems in initiative and creative solutions.
- High level of desktop applications (Word, Excel etc).
- Ability and willingness to undertake UK travel.
- Ability to work to tight deadlines, under pressure, whilst maintaining high standards.

In Return

- Salary of up to £25,000
- Private Pension
- Sharesave scheme
- Childcare Vouchers

APPLY NOW or contact Cory Elliott on 07769 935714

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