Vacancy Reference: 001869
Location: Westminster - London
Closing Date: 24/02/2020
Salary: £37,412 - £43,395 pa (including London Weighting)
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time
Department: Communications, LGA
Hours Per week: 35
About the role
We are looking to recruit to the position of Public Affairs and Campaigns Adviser. The successful candidate will work with colleagues from across the LGA to enhance the political influence and profile of our Association and local government. This includes supporting our work influencing parliamentary debates, parliamentary committees and legislation in order to secure positive change on behalf of councils. The post holder is also responsible for helping to support local government to engage with Parliament, including briefing senior LGA members and officials ahead of parliamentary inquiries and as part of the LGA’s engagement at conferences.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate experience of having worked in a fast moving political, parliamentary, and / or public affairs environment, managing a diverse workload and completing projects on tight deadlines. A strong and practical understanding of parliamentary procedure is essential. You will need outstanding communication skills and be highly organised. You will need to be an enthusiastic team player and to be able to develop good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally.
Closing date: Monday 24 February 2020
Interview date: Tuesday 3 March 2020 and Wednesday 4 March 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.