Right To Life UK is a charitable organisation focused on life issues in the UK. We work to advance the recognition and preservation of human dignity, particularly through consistent protection for the right to life of every human being from conception to natural death. We are seeking a capable, self-motivated and experienced individual to become our Public Affairs Manager, working closely with the Director of Public Affairs to develop the ongoing public affairs strategy for the organisation and working with the wider Public Affairs team on the day-to-day execution of the organisation’s public affairs strategy.
Key responsibilities include:
working closely with the Director of Public Affairs and a wider group of political advisers to develop and implement an innovative public affairs strategy for the organisation.
regularly educating politicians, special advisers and civil servants on life issues through meetings, written correspondence and coordination of parliamentary events.
producing and reviewing accessible and effective written briefings on complex topics for a variety of internal and external audiences.
monitoring of life-issues-related policy developments and research from various sources.
working with the Director of Public Affairs to identify and respond proactively to all relevant government and select committee consultations and producing briefings.
educating and engaging with the wider public through the organisation’s public-facing campaigns by helping produce resources, writing content for digital assets and drafting media briefings/press releases/opinion pieces for the media components of campaigns.
A successful candidate will:
have a good honours degree and preferably postgraduate qualifications.
have relevant experience interacting with major political institutions.
have a strong track record of successfully delivering high-performing campaigns and public affairs activities, in house or in agency.
have excellent political judgement and diplomacy, with the ability to persuade different audiences and stakeholders.
have a detailed knowledge of parliamentary procedure.
have advanced writing skills and be able to write policy proposals, briefings and speeches