Public Affairs Officer

University of Leicester

Concerning the function

An thrilling alternative has arisen to make an important contribution in defending and enhancing the profile and repute of the College of Leicester. Reporting into the Affiliate Director of Public Affairs and as a member of the President and Vice-Chancellor’s Workplace, you’ll develop and ship dynamic and persuasive political and parliamentary stakeholder engagement and play a key function in participating with coverage makers, civil servants, politicians, enterprise leaders and senior key stakeholders throughout many fields of public life.

Capable of work independently and as a member of a close-knit staff, you’ll present top quality briefing paperwork, shows and stories for senior audiences. You’ll construct and strengthen the College’s relationship with native, regional, nationwide and worldwide stakeholders in assist of the College’s new technique. You’ll use your individual initiative and ship a spread of actions, initiatives and occasions that ship alternatives for stakeholders to work together with, and develop a greater perceive of, the College’s world-class analysis, innovation and schooling.

About you

You’ll have a radical understanding of the stakeholder engagement course of and the workings of presidency and can be capable of construct and preserve a robust community of exterior stakeholders, domestically and nationally. You’ll have competent information of present affairs at native, nationwide and worldwide ranges and show an excellent understanding of the newest coverage developments in larger schooling.

You’ll possess the excessive customary {of professional} efficiency required to characterize the Vice-Chancellor’s Workplace internally and the College to exterior audiences

Further data

Casual enquiries relating to this chance are welcome, and must be made to Paul Angrave at [email protected]
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