External Affairs Manager (Communications)

Centre for London External Affairs Manager
Location London, United Kingdom
Application deadline 10 January 2022
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary GBP34,711
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Centre for London is the capital’s dedicated think tank. Our mission is to develop new solutions to London’s critical challenges and advocate for a fair and prosperous global city.

The role

We’re looking for a creative and driven communicator to lead Centre for London’s media and influencing work, as our External Affairs Manager for Communications.

Key roles and responsibilities

You will build our voice and reputation as a commentator on London issues. You will keep a close eye on the news agenda and be quick to react to emerging stories to secure coverage for our work and ideas. You will work to influence policymaking at all levels of government, writing ministerial briefings and consultation submissions. And you will plan to maximise our influence around key political milestones.

Experience and skills

This role would best suit someone who has already worked in a busy press office, in public affairs or a communications team. You will need to have an interest in how decisions are made about London and be interested in politics and policymaking. You will also play a vital role in building our relationships with new and existing sponsors and partners.

Any other information

If you have any questions about this role, please email [email protected]