Public Affairs Officer
Reports To: Director of Research, Policy and Innovation
Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes MK5 6LB
Salary: c £30,000
Line Management: None
This is an exciting time to join this brain tumour research charity as they capitalise on the growth of the organisation during the pandemic and are embarking on the All-Party parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours - Pathway to a Cure Inquiry, which they are leading on in their role as secretariat.
Reporting to the newly appointed Director of Research, Policy and Innovation, the Public Affairs Officer will work with the Head of Stakeholder Relations to drive forward the charity’s manifesto for change: building capacity, accelerating treatments, and increasing the national investment in brain tumour research.
The charity wish to recruit an experienced, energetic, professional, hard-working, and hands-on individual to join their busy team and support the development and implementation of effective public affairs and campaigning activities, working across the team, regional centres of Excellence, member charities and activists to ensure they campaign with one voice and help drive change for brain tumour campaigners, patients and their loved ones.
- Develop and deliver public affairs and campaigning plans that support the charity’s organisational objectives, highlight the specific needs of brain tumour patients, and work with the Head of Stakeholder Relations to promote a compelling and persuasive narrative to support policy calls
- Build effective relationships with MPs, their teams, government departments, colleagues, lobbyists, and policy officers at partner organisations
- Develop and deliver public affairs plans for devolved nations, building effective relations with MSPs, AMs, MLAs and their teams
- Support the engagement of campaigners, working with the Head of Stakeholder Relations to convert Campaigners to Activists and organise termly ‘Get Togethers’, introducing to Community Fundraising team as appropriate
Help the charity fund the fight. Together we will find a cure.
Closing Date: Monday 10th January 2022
To Apply and for More Information:
Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.
Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.
No agencies please.