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Public Affairs/Campaigns Assistant

(Fixed term contract 12 months, but with the potential opportunities after)
Role Specification

Salary:

£22,000 + training opportunities

Application Closing Date:

15th April 2022

We have an extremely exciting opportunity for a 12 month fixed term contract internship as a Public Affairs/Campaigns Intern on behalf of one of our clients, who is a chartered professional membership and educational body.

This position supports multiple aspects of fast-paced public affairs, including providing political and policy monitoring, intelligence-gathering and participating in meetings. As the Public Affairs and Campaigns Assistant, you will learn campaigning and influencing skills on the job, at the end of the 12 months you will have the knowledge and experience to take your next steps in your career.

Main Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for the Public Affairs team and internal stakeholders, including the Chief Executive and Chair and President.
  • Provide support for and co-ordination of stakeholder mapping and the production of written newsletters, briefings, and campaign material.
  • Assist in the preparation of Public Affairs reports and provide a tracking and monitoring service of key developments in Parliament, government departments, political parties, local government, think tanks and NGOs.
  • Assist in the production of weekly political updates for senior management.
  • Analyse parliamentary publications and printed transcripts, such as Hansard, and other activities such as debates, parliamentary questions, committee enquiries, statements, reports, regulations and legislation as they are deemed relevant to the chartered professional institute and its membership.
  • Assist in maintaining relationships with existing stakeholders and contacts in Parliamentary offices.
  • Working with designated external agencies and key contacts within the chartered professional membership and educational body, assist in draft press releases and other publicity activities as they might be required.

Person Specification:

  • A strong interest in, and enthusiasm for, politics, policy issues and current affairs.
  • A degree in Politics, Government Relations or Public Policy with at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree.
  • An interest in the law, accessibility and inclusion issues would be beneficial.
  • Excellent research and communication (written and oral) skills
  • A general understanding of campaigning and politics in the UK.
  • Keenness to learn and get up to speed quickly and an eagerness to contribute to a team environment and the ability to organise and prioritise your workload.
  • Ability/experience in preparing documents and PowerPoint presentations succinctly.
  • The ability to inspire trust and confidence through demonstrable personal integrity with key contacts, colleagues and members within the chartered professional membership and educational body.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Displays a can-do attitude.
  • Passionate about a career in public affairs
  • Team player who thrives on working with other people, as well as working independently.
  • Able to demonstrate respect and understanding of a range of people irrespective of their race, disability, gender, age, religion, belief or sexual orientation and how they contribute to the success of the organisation.

Marketing Executive

35 hours per week
Permanent
Remote working, with some in-person meetings required
Role Specification

Salary:

£25,565

Application Closing Date:

8th July 2022

One of our clients has an excellent opportunity for a talented, dynamic professional to support them in achieving their business objectives by delivering successful marketing campaigns to increase public awareness of CILEX and to engage and expand their membership.


They are looking for an experienced Marketing Executive who will organise creative campaigns and promotional events that take account of their members’ requirements and of current trends. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the art of marketing and will have an abundance of ideas for building efficient strategies. They must demonstrate a strong arsenal of techniques that will promote CILEX’s public profile and grow their membership. The goal is to cultivate interest in their products and services in ways that strengthen their reputation and facilitate their continuing growth.


Main Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Work with key stakeholders to identify, develop and deliver marketing communications and campaigns across multiple channels.
  • Monitor social media activity - reporting on channel and campaign performance, and identifying risks, issues and influencer engagement.
  • Act as brand champion - ensuring that the right tone of voice is used for content across all CILEX channels, that all creative and campaign copy adheres to brand guidelines, and that the Brand Hub is maintained for the use of colleagues.
  • Support the wider marketing team to deliver campaigns, update websites and carry out competitor reviews.
  • Produce timely reports and analysis on marketing campaigns.

Person Specification:

  • Degree or equivalent in marketing, communications or a business-related subject.
  • Experience in campaign delivery across multiple channels.
  • Understanding of a wide range of digital communication channels.
  • Experience of working in a customer facing environment.
  • Excellent technical/design/IT skills.
  • Experience of using Google Analytics.
  • Use and understanding of CRM systems.
  • Use and understanding of Email marketing systems.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Proactive and progressive mindset.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders effectively.
  • Knowledge and experience of marketing trends and best practice
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, with first-class levels of accuracy.
  • Project management experience.
  • Skill at managing stakeholders and influencing.
  • Enthusiasm combined with the ability to encourage others.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.


To apply for this role, please click here. Closing date for applications is 8th July 2022.


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MD
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