Policy and Public Affairs Officer

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Here at Brain Tumour Research, we are looking for a Policy and Public Affairs Officer to join a dynamic and influential campaigning team. You will play a pivotal role as a Policy and Publics Affairs Officer, working closely with the Head of Stakeholder Relations and the Policy and Public Affairs Manager. This will include supporting the development and implementation of effective public affairs and campaigning activities, at Westminster and across the devolved nations.

Position: Policy and Public Affairs Officer

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes. We offer a hybrid working model, where team members are expected to be in the office for a minimum of three days per week.

Salary: £27,000-£30,000 per annum

Contract / Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Benefits: Holiday entitlement, 25 days per annum, excluding UK Public Holidays, death in service policy, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and option to join our healthcare scheme.

Closing Date: July 29th 2024.

First interview: August 8th 2024

Second interview: August 20th 2024

About the Role

This is a great opportunity to further develop policy and public affairs skills as part of a high-performing and impactful team.  As the Policy and Public Affairs Officer, you will be working with others in the team help to develop and deliver public affairs and campaigning plans that support Brain Tumour Research’s organisational objectives. This includes highlighting the specific needs of brain tumour patients, and to promote a compelling and persuasive narrative to support our policy calls.

About You

If you would like to join an exciting, innovative, and ambitious charity, with a passion for finding a cure for brain tumours, and wanting to drive change for brain tumour patients, then we would love to hear from you.

Do you have:

  • A graduate qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable.
  • Knowledge of how the UK Parliament, Government and, ideally the Devolved administrations, operate. 
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to communicate to both expert and non-expert audiences.

Read the full job description here

About Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research is an exciting, innovative and ambitious charity. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK.

We are invested in our employees and are proud to be accredited by Investors in People.

To apply: Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to: workforus@braintumourresearch.org 

Candidates may also have in experience in or looking for a career in: Digital and Public Relations Officer, Executive Support Officer, General Relations Officer, Humanitarian Affairs Assistant, Local Campaigns Officer, Parliamentary Affairs Officer, Public Affairs Assistant, Senior Policy Officer.

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