Campaign Public Affairs Manager

Department: Chief Executive's Office
Location: 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU with some flexibility (Currently Home Based)
Salary: up to £45,000 per annum
Job Advert Description:

The Institute of Physics is looking for an experienced, strategic public affairs manager to join our Limit Less campaign to support young people to change the world through physics. Unfortunately, some groups in our society are underrepresented in the physics community and we aim to change this by encouraging and supporting more young people to do physics post-16.

The role

The Campaign Public Affairs Manager role is newly created and is critical to the success of our campaign. Working with colleagues across the organisation, you will drive forward the development and delivery of our public affairs work to achieve long term, positive changes in government policy and practice.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing the IOP’s public affairs and parliamentary activities to support the Limit Less campaign.
  • Developing effective relationships with political decision-makers and others in order to achieve the objectives of the campaign.
  • Supporting colleagues to ensure they are also building and maintaining effective relationships with relevant political stakeholders.
  • Working in collaboration with the public affairs manager in our policy team to ensure mutual support and collaboration of influencing and engagement with stakeholders.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced public affairs manager who can lead the development and delivery of IOP’s political influencing strategy and help us to drive forward our Limit Less campaign.

Candidates will have a proven track record in political analysis and lobbying, influencing decision makers and working with colleagues to develop strategies that create real impact. In addition to this, we are looking for strong leadership, interpersonal skills and a drive to empower others to achieve their goals and outcomes.  

Why work with us? 

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland, we seek to raise public awareness and understanding of physics and support the development of a diverse and inclusive physics community. As a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

Best of luck with your applications!

 


Employment Type: Full time
Employment Basis: Permanent
Closing date for applications: Sunday 8 August 2021 Interviews to be held: W/C 16 August 2021 Via GoTo Meeting

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