Political Affairs Manager

Friends of the Earth

£38,690 - £43,770 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Reference: SYS-692

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Tuesday, 27th April 2021   6 days left

Political Affairs Manager
Permanent, Full Time
Location: London (although other offices and homeworking will be considered)
Starting Salary London: £41,770 to £43,770 per annum
Starting Salary Regional: £38,690 to £40,690 per annum

Friends of the Earth is a leading environmental NGO, concerned with the protection of the environment. It is the largest grassroots environmental campaigning community in the country, and one of the oldest and largest worldwide. We are in the midst of a climate crisis, and the natural world around us is in decline.

We are looking for a Political Affairs manager to manage our political affairs work in Westminster. The Political Affairs Manager will build and manage relationships with decision makers, advising colleagues in the development and delivery of campaigns across the organisation. You will be responsible for taking the lead in coordinating political activities and responses on agreed areas of work in key moments across Westminster and Whitehall.

The role of Political Affairs Manager requires someone with demonstrable experience in parliamentary affairs and excellent knowledge of the UK political landscape, having clear understanding of how devolved government relates to Westminster and Whitehall. You will also have demonstrable experience of successful political campaigning and policy research to deliver change in policies and/or legislation.

For more information, please refer to the job description.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th April 2021 (23:59)

In return we offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.

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