Policy Officer


Salary: £20,000 -  £25,000
Location: [Staffordshire] Wolverhampton
Ref: JC807



Job Description

Policy Officer required for our services client based in Wolverhampton to support the delivery of organisational policy activity in consultation with the Head of Marketing and Chief Executive.

Duties include:
• To co-ordinate the day-to-day Policy activities of the organisation/To support the development of the organisation’s strategy.
• To initiate and co-ordinate the preparation and submission of policy documents to Government, key agencies and partner organisations.
• To provide briefing documents for the Chief Executive and Board.
• To represent our company with Key Partner organisations to develop relationships with identified leading agencies.
• Maintain and develop relationships with politicians and MP’s at all levels particularly developing the role and the credibility of the organisation within the European context.
• Develop and support media links sustaining effective communication.

Key performance Criteria:
• To operationalise and work towards objectives of the Policy Campaigns, keeping the campaign plan, stakeholders, businesses involved and the team updated on progress;
• Represent the organisationin Regional and National Policy initiatives;
• Work alongside the Marketing team to fulfil Quarterly Economic Survey activities;
• Provide appropriate information to the Marketing team for PR usage;
• Build and manage a small database of businesses available to take part in press comments and key policy areas;
• Manage the relationship with external resources with regards to the policy campaigns;
• First point of contact for any policy issues raised by member businesses;
• As required, input into wider company activities such as other campaigns, political and economic, Young Chamber, Skills agenda, Consultative Forum activities;
• Produce an approved Annual Programme of Policy activities
• Develop and maintain a Campaign framework on key issues.
• Establish the organisations role and regular participation in key policy events i.e. Conferences, presentations and exhibitions etc.
• Have full UK Driving Licence.
• Access to a suitable car vehicle.

Working Relationships:
• Head of Marketing
• CEO
• Directors
• Senior Management Team

Salary: £20K - £25k dependent on experience

Closing Date: 24th July 2017
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