External Affairs Manager

Recruiter
NATIONAL FARMERS UNION
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Expires
02 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

External Affairs Manager

Competitive Salary

Location: London

We are looking to find a dynamic and ambitious individual to join our London office in the key role of External Affairs Manager. During a period of change and transition for the farming sector and our members, this person will be responsible for helping to create, deliver and manage our external affairs strategy, building collaborative relationships with key external stakeholders and raising the NFU's campaigning and lobbying profile.

About you

You will have an excellent understanding of the parliamentary process and proven lobbying and campaigning experience. You will also have excellent communication, presentation, media and interpersonal skills.

About the role

As the NFU's External Affairs Manager you will lead on campaigning activities and deliver a full calendar of activity within Westminster to ensure that the NFU's campaign and lobbying priorities are delivered effectively and collaboratively.

Who are we?

The National Farmers' Union (NFU) is the voice of British farming within Westminster. Our 55,000 members are at the heart of what we do. On their behalf we lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Why join our team?

Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. We offer 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), a contributory pension scheme and a friendly working environment.

How to apply

For a copy of a job description please visit our website via the button below.

If you feel you have the right skills for the role, please submit your CV and covering letter illustrating how your skills and experience suit the requirements as outlined in the person specification.

If you are internal, please complete an expression of interest form.

For any queries, please contact Marie Dawe by telephone on .

Closing date: Sunday 3 rd September at midnight

Interview date: We will be interviewing in the first half of September

The NFU is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.