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Reference: 86863

Date Added: 28 November 2022
Closing Date: 11 January 2023

Job Title: Senior Public Affairs Manager

Working For: Loughborough University

Location: London

Salary: £54,949 – £61,823 plus £3,350 London allowance per annum, at a starting salary to be confirmed on offer of appointment.

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

REQ221525, Full Time and Open ended.

Loughborough University is looking for an experienced Public Affairs professional to join its new Policy Unit to help raise awareness of the university’s world-leading research among policy makers and opinion formers, particularly in and around Westminster and Whitehall.

Key purpose of the role:

You will lead a programme of work to develop and strengthen relationships with influential individuals and organisations and key opinions formers, on behalf of the University’s Policy Unit, in order to promote and enhance the University’s reputation, particularly at national and international levels. In particular, the postholder will develop and deliver government and parliamentary stakeholder engagement devising and delivering a programme of work with policy makers, civil servants, parliamentarians, and other key stakeholders to promote and enhance the University’s reputation as a leading research institution.
You will also work with the Head of the Policy Unit in devising and undertaking a programme of internal communications activities targeting staff, current students and on-campus partners.

Key Requirements:

  • Must have senior experience in a public affairs, communications or PR role
  • You will have a good understanding of both governmental and parliamentary policy-making processes, and of the role played by universities, research institutes, think tanks, and advocacy/campaigning organisations in evidence-building and policymaking.
  • Experience of developing original copy and content for promotional collateral
  • Hold a degree or equivalent experience

Closing Date: 11 January 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: w/c 23rd January 2023

Application Details

Informal enquiries should be made to Graham Hitchen by email at G.Hitchen@lboro.ac.uk

Website: https://www.lboro.ac.uk/

Additional Notes