politjobs job alert UK 2017-50 – Who to watch in 2018
Politico.eu published its annual “Who to watch in 2018” list. German liberal chief Christian Lindner tops the list as he pulled the plug on coalition talks in Germany and ensured his place at the center of the ensuing debate. The brain behind Brexit, U.K. Environment Secretary Michael Gove, came in second place. Gove’s vision for Britain after Brexit and his intellectual force in government have sparked rumors that he is being lined up to take over from Philip Hammond as chancellor of the exchequer. The European Parliament’s Brexit rapporteur Guy Verhofstadt is No. 10. Politico describes him as a dealmaker, but: “While he’s always ready to do a deal, there’s always a price tag attached. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned about negotiations so far, Britain doesn’t like Brexit price tags.” Of course, politicians aren’t alone in driving the European debate. Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, the Lithuanian conductor of the U.K.’s City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (No. 27) is on the list as well as the Tech’s dark prophet Evgeny Morozov. You might want to find yourself on the list for 2019 or you can look for an interesting job in this newsletter and as usual more on politjobs.uk!
Key responsibilities: Co-ordinating political monitoring and alerting the public affairs team and wider business to relevant developments and opportunities; Conducting policy research and preparing consultation responses to government and regulatory bodies; Preparing concise policy briefings for internal and external audiences; Conducting research and writing copy for RWUK’s sustainability report; Identifying engagement and influencing opportunities within central government, local government, think tanks, membership bodies and other influencers (…)
Key responsibilities: Planning and delivering a program of policy engagement and advocacy activity relating to deforestation and commodities, to be delivered in Brazil, Latin America, EU and China over the next year, and securing buy-in to this plan from CDP’s global offices and its project partners; Acting as lead author of a series of policy briefings about commodity-led deforestation, based on analysis of corporate disclosures to CDP combined with outputs from stakeholder workshops and original thought leadership (…)
Marie Curie’s Policy & Public Affairs team is responsible for leading the Charity’s work to shape, develop and influence policy and services for people affected by terminal illness in the UK. The Public Affairs Officer will provide support in driving forward the Charity’s mission, objectives, policy development and campaigning activities. The post holder will support the development of significant internal and external projects, initiatives and campaigns which seek to improve the care and support available to everyone with a terminal illness (…)
Key responsibilities: Developing, implementing and monitoring an effective public affairs strategy which will enable HET to promote their cause at a local, national and international level; Communicating the work of the Holocaust Educational Trust and Holocaust related matters to stakeholders; Building upon and developing relationships with Members of Parliament, parliamentary researchers, civil servants, NGOs and other stakeholders key to the work of the Trust; Coordinating the organisation of all public affairs events and parliamentary visits, including fringe meetings at party conferences (…)
Reporting to the Head of Public Affairs and Policy, the Public Affairs Assistant will be responsible for: Monitoring key developments within Government policy and public affairs, and producing reports for internal, member and external audiences based on that monitoring; Managing correspondence with ACS’ political and other stakeholder contacts; Supporting ACS campaigning activity including helping with the organisation of events; Undertaking research on policy issues; Assisting with the production and distribution of ACS internal communications; Building relationships with trade press (…)
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