Date Added: 21 April 2017
: 4 May 2017
Job Title: Corporate Affairs Manager: Public Affairs
Working For: Gambling Commission
Salary: £34,000 - £45,000
We are looking for an experienced Public Affairs Manager to join our Comms Team at the Gambling Commission. You will join us at an exciting time when the organisation is evolving at a fast pace, in step with the wider industry. This means that the Comms team and the work that we do is also evolving to ensure that we are communicating our messages with stakeholders, consumers, media, staff and the industry in the most effective and innovative ways.
The Public Affairs Manager will be responsible for organising and co-ordinating our Parliamentary and external stakeholder engagements and events in a strategic way which ensures that we are communicating key messages effectively. Other responsibilities will include writing speeches, preparing presentations and briefing notes, contributing to broader communications strategies and undertaking event organisation. In addition, this role will oversee a monthly e-bulletin to all political stakeholders and ensure that it is engaging and reaches the right audience.
The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in a senior parliamentary and public affairs role, preferably in the public sector; excellent verbal and written communication skills including experience of speech-writing; a creative approach to work, and a strong understanding or experience of broader media and PR work. The role also requires very strong influencing skills and the ability to analyse complex information quickly and translate it into effective messages; competence in delivering integrated campaigns in a fast-moving and reactive environment; and being able to evaluate the impact of our communication activity.
Working to the Head of Comms, this role will oversee and work closely with the Public Affairs Officer to devise, implement and deliver the Commission’s parliamentary and external stakeholder engagement strategy, including meetings, events and written communications.
You will need to be confident and motivated with experience of a similar role and have a keen interest in and strong understanding of political and societal issues.
Closing Date: 4 May 2017
Interviews will be held during May 2017 in our Birmingham Office.
Please apply via the link below where you will find more information on working life at the Commission