Political and Public Affairs Officer

  • Job Reference: 1351
  • Date Posted: 22 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 days holiday, + pension + free parking
  • Sector: FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Barbara Robertson
  • Email: barbara@supplychainpeople.co.uk

Job Description

Political & Public Affairs Officer

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity to work for a socially conscious brand that will give you a proper reason to get out of bed in the morning.? This is a fabulous role looking to make a real impact on the consumption of single use plastics with practical solutions to this huge problem. 

Reporting to the Head of Purpose, you will support their political and public affairs efforts through providing administrative, communications  and strategic support for a trade alliance that they lead; support the development and delivery of their political campaigning work internationally; and own and manage research projects.

They are looking for:

  • Good working knowledge of the UK parliamentary procedure and politics – and the EU if possible.
  • Experience undertaking research and working with data, facts and figures to build compelling arguments.
  • Excellent written and communications skills with experience of running social media accounts or maintaining websites;
  • Experience of forming and maintaining good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, (Press NGO’s, Civil servants, Politicians)

You’ll already be passionate about the environment and sustainability with the ability to work independently as part of a wider team.  If you have cross-cultural experience that would be an advantage too.

The role is based in Northampton, with the opportunity for some remote working. 

Interested? Apply now for more information.

On offer is a salary circa £30,000 - £35,000 25 days holiday + pension

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