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Reference: 72164

Date Added: 2 August 2019
Closing Date: 16 August 2019

Job Title: Interim Policy Advisor

Working For: Federation of Small Businesses

Location: London

Salary: £20,000-£22,000

Job Details

We’re looking for an interim Policy Advisor for 3-month contract to join our Westminster based policy team. This is a unique opportunity to join the UK’s leading small business campaigner known for its influential voice within Government.

In this role, you will support the work of the policy team, assisting with research and preparing evidence based responses to consultations. You will also be required to monitor and analyse developments in public policy, responding to policy issues, legislation, developments and enquiries. You will be required to collate data from internal surveys and other sources and present to colleagues. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate with an interest in business and politics.

We’re looking for applicants with previous experience of completing research based projects (academic and non-academic). The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of the political system and current affairs. They will also have a strong understanding of what policy is and how it can be used to influence. Applicants will have excellent communication skills and the ability to collate and reinterpret information.

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to provide at interview stage their highest education certificates as listed on their CV and verification of their eligibility to work in the UK.

The policy of FSB is that all job applicants and employees shall be given equal opportunities in all the areas of employment. This means that job applicants and employees will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, colour, race, ethnic origin, religious beliefs or disability. Neither will they be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be relevant to the job.


Closing Date: 16 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to hr.recruitment@fsb.org.uk. In your cover letter, describe and give examples of how you meet the requirements and experiences covered in the advert and your start availability. Please click on the link below to view the full job description: 


Applicants are advised to apply early, we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email.

All applications to be received by the closing date; any applications received after this date will be held on file for a maximum of 3 months and reviewed if the first round of applicants are unsuccessful.

Website: https://www.fsb.org.uk/

Additional Notes

Removed because of high number of applications,