Policy and Public Affairs Coordinator

Recruiter
British Heart Foundation
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Expires
23 Sep 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Contract
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation's heart charity, fighting to keep the nation's heart beating with information, patient care and pioneering research into Coronary Heart Disease, the nation's single biggest killer. About the role The BHF policy and public affairs (PPA) team are looking for a graduate-level, proactive individual to support the charity's influencing, policy and public affairs work. The policy and public affairs coordinator will provide administrative support to the PPA team, such as preparing presentations, organising meetings & arranging travel when required. As 'digital champion' for the team you will work with the digital team to ensure the content on the policy and web pages are kept up to date. About you This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person interested in or with existing experience of policy and influencing work in the third sector as you'll be given development opportunities to gain experience in policy and public affairs work. Providing key administrative support to the Policy and Advocacy teams, you will be a great team player and have excellent organisation and administration skills. Knowledge of MS Office and strong attention to detail is essential. The ideal candidate will be passionate about our fight for every heartbeat and enthusiastic about working within Policy and Advocacy. How to apply To apply for this role please use the apply button to be redirected to our career site. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the roles criteria. This is a fixed-term contract for 6 months, with the possibility this being extended. Interviews are due to be held 5 & 6 October 2017. British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.