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Date Added: Fri 13/01/2023

Government Affairs Adviser

London, SE1, UK
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Company: INSIGNIS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Government Affairs Adviser
Permanent
London (Hybrid)
Full Time
Competitive salaries and excellent benefits including up to one day's paid leave each year to undertake volunteering opportunities

An opportunity has arisen within a well respected, key business group in the UK for a Government Affairs Adviser. Make UK play a crucial part in acting as the voice of manufacturing and providing essential business support and contributing to the forward movement of the sector.

This role will see you engaging with key parliamentary figures and stakeholders, building relationships and encouraging positive interactions to support on campaigns and policy goals. Based in the heart of Westminster, you would be based out of Make UK's sleek offices with the ability to work on a hybrid basis.

Key responsibilities to include:

Providing support on political engagement on a range of policy areas
Leading on parliamentary monitoring and bill lobbying campaigns, focusing on legislation that will have an impact on the manufacturing industry
Drafting briefings on a range of topics
Leading on regional campaigning and supporting Make UK's wider teams in organizing meetings, site visits and roundtable events with politicians across England and Wales
Representing Make UK at key meetings including the All Party Parliamentary Group
Providing support to Head of Government Affairs as required in organizing the annual National Manufacturing Dinner Conference and Dinner
Event organisation with high profile figures
Providing secretariat to the Manufacturing Alliance group, and coordinating meetings and campaign activity
About you:

A graduate with some considerable experience working in a parliamentary or public affairs environment
Excellent understanding of Westminster Parliamentary processes
Excellent written communication skills
Personable and able to build relationships with key stakeholders
Media experience would be beneficial, but not essential
Willing to travel and work outside of normal office hours on occasion

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With over 125 years of experience, Make UK is a leading provider of essential business support and a champion for manufacturing industry in the UK. Make UK has the close ear of Government and is a trusted provider of essential services for world leading manufacturing companies across the country. Everything we do is designed to inspire British manufacturers to compete, innovate and grow.

Make UK staff enjoy a good benefits package and values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Benefits to include, but not limited to: no bank holiday/weekend work, flexible hours, health cover, matched pension contributions up to 8%, and life assurance.

We are committed to supporting the Armed Forces Community and we recognise the contribution that Service personnel, both regular and reservist, veterans and military families make to our organisation and have pledged to support this by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant.

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