Policy & Public Affairs Advisor

Date Added: 22 July 2020

Closing Date: 19 August 2020

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Advisor

Working For: Electrical Safety First

Location: London

Salary: Circa £25,000-£29,000 based on experience

Reference: 75543

Job Details

This role is London based, with flexibility to work from home some of the time. (Home based currently due to covid-19.)

Electrical Safety First is the UK’s leading charity on electrical safety. We campaign to reduce deaths and injuries caused by electricity in UK homes. We do this by working closely with UK Government, devolved administrations, the electrical industry, manufacturers, retailers and consumer safety organisations to improve safety regulation and standards. We run media and digital campaigns to share advice and guidance with consumers that will help them to stay safe in their homes. We work with politicians to ensure that the UK Government and devolved administrations are doing all they can to keep people safe from electrical accidents, injuries and deaths. You will play an important part in delivering the Charity’s Westminster and devolved administration workplans.

Key Duties include:

  • Assisting with designing and implementing engagement strategies to influence the development of regulation and policy for UK Government and Devolved Administrations.
  • Administering the All Party Parliamentary Group on Online & Home Electrical Safety, for which Electrical Safety First provides the secretariat, working closely with the office of the Chair.
  • Carrying out research and analysis to help define and support policy positions.
  • Organising Parliamentary events, such as UK parliamentary receptions; Welsh Senedd events; Party Conference appearances, events with MPs in their constituency etc.
  • Supporting the UK Public Affairs Manager and Scotland and Northern Ireland Public Affairs Manager and Senior Management at meetings with politicians, civil servants and government.
  • Monitoring political publications and providing updates internally.

Closing Date: 19 August 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to take place virtually week(s) commencing 24 August and / or 31 August.

Application Details

A full job description is available on request. For more information, please email:

Catherine.roalfe@electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk 

Application is via a covering letter and CV sent to the above person. Only successful candidates for interview will be contacted.

 

No Agencies please.