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Senior Policy & Public Affairs Officer

Senior Policy & Public Affairs Officer

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    MarComms & Digital, Policy, Public Affairs

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  • Salary:

    Up to £32291.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Maunder

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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This leading charity is looking for a Senior Policy & Public Affairs Officer to join a new team. You will be working to build relationships with politicians and develop and produce policy reports, briefings help further develop their policy positions for Wales. There will be travel from their Cardiff and Swansea offices as well as some home working.

The appointed candidate will have:

In-depth understanding of homelessness and related policy issues or can demonstrate an ability to develop the required understanding.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral,

Proven experience of using and translating complex information and data to effectively present key messages for a variety of internal and external audiences

Demonstrable experience of policy writing, including reports, briefings, consultation responses etc.

Ability to create innovative policy solutions based on new research findings, and able to scope new areas of research that will aid policy development for Wales.

Understanding of the political and policy-making processes and how to use them to successfully influence policy at national and party political levels.

A track record of public affairs successes, including working with politicians and other external stakeholders to influence/lobby successfully on behalf of a cause.