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Reference: 75997

Date Added: 21 September 2020
Closing Date: 4 October 2020

Job Title: Head of Public Affairs and Campaigns/ Head of Policy

Working For: Alzheimer's Research UK

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: Circa £57,500 per annum

Job Details

Head of Public Affairs and Campaigns

We are recruiting a new Head of Public Affairs and Campaigns to lead the Public Affairs team at ARUK. The Head of Public Affairs will report to the Director of Policy and Public Affairs and line manage the Senior Public Affairs Officer and the Public Affairs Officer.

The post holder will be joining a friendly, busy and fast-moving Policy and Public Affairs team, with the scope to grow both the function and the post-holder’s role within ARUK. The role will work closely with policy colleagues to help develop opportunities for influencing key stakeholders within and outside government and its agencies to help ARUK improve the dementia research environment. This is a very creative directorate, and the post holder will have opportunities to work on projects that take the charity in new directions. The role is likely to include frequent work in Westminster, Whitehall and elsewhere in the UK

Head of Policy

We are recruiting a new Head of Policy to lead the Policy Team at Alzheimer’s Research UK. The Head of Policy reports to the Director of Policy and Public Affairs and will work closely with the CEO, Research and wider Policy and Public Affairs teams.

The role includes frequent work in Westminster and Whitehall and elsewhere in the UK. The post holder needs to be a self-starter and comfortable working with colleagues at the highest level of an organisation. The role will develop a credible and comprehensive policy base for ARUK and oversee the external stakeholder engagement activity with all key influential audiences that will help the charity achieve its aim of finding life changing treatments for dementia.

For the full job descriptions for these roles and how to apply, please visit the Alzheimer's Research UK website; https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/about-us/work-for-us/jobs/

Closing Date: 4 October 2020

Interview/Start Dates

The closing date for applications is the 4th October 2020, with interviews to be held week commencing the 26th October 2020, with potential dates of the 27th, 28th and 29th October 2020 via Microsoft Teams. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on any of these dates.

Application Details

To be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page; https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/about-us/work-for-us/jobs/ You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest.

Website: http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/

Additional Notes

22 Sept: changes to interview dates  interviews to be held week commencing the 26th October 2020, with potential dates of the 27th, 28th and 29th October 2020.