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Reference: 82148

Date Added: 14 January 2022
Closing Date: 14 February 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs Executive

Working For: Civil Engineering Contractors Association

Location: London

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Job description

• Engaging and maintaining relationships on behalf of CECA with elected representatives and other stakeholders
• Monitoring government departments, legislative bodies, trade publications, and the wider media on matters relevant to CECA
• Writing briefings on political events and issues for members and on CECA issues for elected representatives
• Advising CECA’s Directors, Chief Executive and Director of Operations on political issues affecting CECA members
• Identifying and securing opportunities to promote CECA’s agenda with elected representatives and other stakeholders
• Devising and overseeing campaigns on issues important to CECA members
• Working with representatives of CECA member companies on public affairs engagement
• Managing CECA sector groups

Person Specification – Essential
• At least two years’ experience of working for elected representatives or in public affairs
• A strong record of building and using networks in Westminster
• A nuanced understanding of Westminster, Whitehall and local government structures
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• A proven ability to communicate complex messages to external stakeholders
• Demonstrable experience of influencing senior colleagues
• An interest in the infrastructure sector
• The successful applicant will be willing to travel across the UK to visit CECA regional/national offices when necessary

Person Specification – Desirable
• Experience of working with stakeholders outside of London
• Experience of working with/for a trade association
• Experience of working on infrastructure issues in a political environment
• Knowledge of CRM management

Closing Date: 14 February 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please email enquiries@ceca.co.uk with CV & covering letter.

Website: http://www.ceca.co.uk

Additional Notes