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Reference: 77537

Date Added: 27 February 2021
Closing Date: 17 March 2021

Job Title: Interim Communications, Public Affairs and Policy Manager

Working For: Magistrates Association

Location: London

Salary: £35,000

Length of Contract: Six months

Job Details

The Magistrates Association is recruiting an interim Communications, Public Affairs and Policy Manager to play a central role in the delivery of our ambitious programme of communications and policy work.

The Magistrates Association is a national charity with a mission to provide a voice for magistrates, support our members in administering the law and educate people on the role of the magistracy in England and Wales. Our communications and policy work engages key stakeholders from across the justice system and charitable sector, covering a wide range of issues such as the provision of legal advice, the digitisation of courts, BAME disproportionality in the criminal justice system, and diversity within the judiciary.

The Magistrates Association is seeking a dynamic professional to oversee the MA’s communications, policy and public affairs work and ensure that it has an impact with policy-makers, parliamentarians and the media. At a pivotal time for the MA and the magistracy, this role will ensure that our policy work has impact, build our profile with stakeholders, and promote strong, consistent messages across all of our communications channels.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in a communications, policy or public affairs role and a track record of delivering high-quality work in a fast-paced environment. A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage a complex and demanding workload, they will have the knowledge, skills and experience to ensure that the MA is high-profile, influential and delivering real change on behalf of our members.

Closing Date: 17 March 2021

Interview/Start Dates

We are hoping to appoint someone to start immediately.

Interviews will be in the week commencing 22nd March.

Application Details

You can find the job pack here: https://www.magistrates-association.org.uk/Portals/0/Interim%20Communications%20Public%20Affairs%20and%20Policy%20Manager%20-%20job%20pack.pdf 

An application form should be completed and sent to Jo Easton at jo.easton@magistrates-association.org.uk

More details can be found here: https://www.magistrates-association.org.uk/About-Us/Work-At-The-MA 

Website: https://www.magistrates-association.org.uk/

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