Public Affairs Support Officer

Vacancy Reference: 002064

Location: London

Closing Date: 13/11/2020

Salary: £31,453 - £36,622 pa (including London Weighting)

Employment Type: Fixed term, full-time

Department: Communications, LGA

Hours Per week: 35

Fixed term until December 2021

About us
The LGA is a politically led membership body for local government in England and Wales. We have a proven track record of delivering high profile and impactful public affairs advocacy and as the main representatives of local government across the country, there has never been a more exciting time to work for the LGA.

The role
Do you have a passion for public affairs? Are you looking for a role working in a successful public affairs team? If so, we are seeking a highly motivated Public Affairs Support Officer to assist the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Public Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement team in its work with parliamentarians and stakeholders. This is the ideal opportunity for you to progress your public affairs career by joining a team that works closely with Parliament.

The requirements
The successful candidate will provide support to the team in its work influencing parliamentary debates, select committees and legislation, helping deliver briefing materials for relevant parliamentary and campaign engagement.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen interest in politics and current affairs. You will be highly organised, an enthusiastic team player and comfortable working to tight deadlines.  

Closing Date:        13 November 2020
Interview Date:     W/C 23 November and W/C 30 November 2020 

As a Disability Confident Leader, the LGA values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community


This vacancy is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.