Policy and Public Affairs executive - Parliamentary (Ref: 17/09)

Job Title: Policy and Public Affairs Executive
Salary: £31,985 per annum
Location: Gilwell Park, Chingford (25 mins from Liverpool Street)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Benefits: Subsidised Lunch, Pension Scheme, Simply Health medical plan, free parking and interest free season ticket loan

Summary of Job

We are looking for a talented public affairs professional to join us in this exciting role, one focussing on parliamentary relationships.

About You

You will be working with the Associations newly created Policy, Strategy and Innovation team, helping to ensure the organisation understands and is supported to engage with our external environment, developing policy positions on issues that impact on our success and supporting the incubation of new initiatives that involve partnership with external stakeholders. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of UK political structures and how to influence them and/or the third sector, experience of providing high quality support to colleagues in interacting with external environments and a record of securing positive policy outcomes for an organisation or cause.

About Us

The Scout Association is the UK’s biggest youth movement catering for young men and young women, with over half-a-million members in communities across the United Kingdom. Today, more than 25% of our members are girls and young women and we offer life changing adventure to young people from all communities and backgrounds. We are supported by Chief Scout, Bear Grylls and Scouting was recently voted the UK’s most challenging and empowering charity.

If you would like more information on these roles please email Liam Burns- Head of Policy Strategy and Innovation liam.burns@scouts.org.uk to discuss these opportunities further.

For more information and to apply:
Job pack - Policy and Public Affairs Executive - Parliamentary
Application form
Recruitment monitoring form

Details of closing and Interview date
Closing date:       9am Friday 7th April 2017
Interview date:  25th April 2017

The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.