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Reference: 73027

Date Added: 8 October 2019
Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Job Title: External Affairs Officer

Working For: One Housing

Location: London

Salary: £30,000-£32,000

Job Details

We are looking for a passionate external relations specialist with experience working with politicians, media and other corporate stakeholders. We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude who can spot opportunities to influence stakeholders or opportunities to place stories with local or national media.

You’ll be responsible for supporting and delivering a planned programme of pro-active engagement with politicians, media and other key corporate stakeholders to increase awareness and understanding of our brand and work to generate external support. This includes:

  • Provide an effective horizon scanning service to ensure that One Housing stays abreast of emerging issues and opportunities in the political arena.
  • Identify opportunities for political stakeholder engagement and develop channels aimed at delivering key messages to local and national politicians.
  • Brief and provide briefing materials for other teams and senior managers on key issues as required.
  • Liaise and actively engage with political stakeholders as appropriate to promote One Housing’s views, projects and initiatives.
  • Support and deliver One Housing’s stakeholder publications, newsletters and other relevant literature.

Person specification

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Public affairs and/or policy experience with a good understanding of the parliamentary process
  • Experience of planning and delivering integrated public affairs or other engagement campaigns
  • Experience of communicating with a diverse range of audiences and stakeholders
  • Excellent editing skills with a high attention to detail
  • Demonstrable experience of creating clear, concise, accessible written materials
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Covering letter on how you meet the person specification and your CV

Please email Grant Nuon-Imlach, External Affairs Manager on gnuonimlach@onehousing.co.uk

Website: https://www.onehousing.co.uk/

Additional Notes