ADS is the national trade association for the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors. We work across Industry and with Government to ensure that our sectors have access to the markets, supply chains, technologies and skills they need to succeed globally.
Working in the Policy, Economics, Public Affairs and Media (PEPAM) team, the Public Affairs Adviser is responsible for supporting ADS’ public affairs activities through delivering political engagement and leading on specific projects and events to further the trade association’s political reputation and goals.
Advising and updating the public affairs team, wider internal colleagues and ADS members on political developments, leading political monitoring, and managing ADS’ political engagement and contacts database.
This role will be on a part-time basis, working three days a week, and is an ideal opportunity for individuals who are looking to join a dynamic team, with flexibility around working arrangements.
The successful candidate will have previous experience within a political research or public affairs role and a background and interest in politics and UK political processes.
We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate an interest and understanding of key political issues affecting ADS’ sectors (aerospace, defence, security and space).
Experience of managing events and liaising with external stakeholders with knowledge of wider business or manufacturing issues.
You will have a clear and concise communication style, including proficient written and verbal communication skills. Good organisational skills, effective time management, and the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
We seek a pro-active candidate with the ability to work as part of a team, learn quickly, adapt to changing priorities and manage a busy workload.
15/11/2020 - This ad has been marked removed at the request of the original advertister and is no longer live. Please do not apply for this role.