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Public Affairs Manager
Job Title: Public Affairs Manager
Location: London, UK
Company: ODI
Job Summary: To manage ODI’s public affairs programme, and the public affairs and media team.
Job Description: ODI is seeking a Public Affairs Manager who will manage ODI’s public affairs programme, and the public affairs and media team. The successful candidate will lead on external horizon scanning and engagement planning, in the UK and internationally. They will lead ODI’s work with the UK parliament and through the European Think Tanks Group. The post-holder works across the organisation to: Deliver ODI’s strategic priorities Strengthen the impact of our externally-facing public affairs and communications work Promote ODI’s research and experts to policy makers and key influencers Advise and support colleagues on strategic planning and stakeholder management
Requirements: Degree level education Substantial experience of successful policy change strategies in international development – or related field – such as international relations, foreign policy, humanitarian or human rights. Significant experience of working within – or closely with – the UK government and parliament, the EU or international institutions at a senior level Excellent knowledge of international affairs, and major global trends and processes affecting this role and our field of work. Media and press experience Experience of building and managing external relationships and networks Ability to work collegiately and confidently with senior colleagues internally Demonstrable experience of building an organisation’s external profile and influence, and delivering public affairs strategies. Self-starter, able to devise projects and plan and implement them, with minimal guidance Strong management skills, including driving results across teams, and balancing competing priorities Ability to understand and communicate complex analysis and information clearly and with impact Excellent communications skills and interpersonal skills Experience of working in the Global South (desirable)
How to apply: Closing date: 7 July 2019 Interview: 15 July 2019 For more information, please download an application pack and apply at www.odi.org.uk/jobs. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 3327 7290 or you can send an email to humanresources@odi.org.uk
Closing Date: 07/07/2019
Additional information: ODI is an independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives. We harness the power of evidence and ideas through research and partnership to confront challenges, develop solutions and create change. (odi.org)
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