Senior Communications Officer

Senior Communications Officer

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  • Sector:

    Marketing, PR & Digital, Digital, Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £17.58 - 17.58 per hour

  • Contact :

    Ryan Elmer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7313

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day

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Harris Hill has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Communications professional to join a charity that works to generate awareness and remember those who have been the victim of the holocaust and genocide.

This role is an immediate start and will run to February 2022. The role is full time but could be part time for the right candidate.

Main Duties & responsibilities
Working with the Head of Communications, create and drive the programme of strategic engagement with opinion-formers and high-profile stakeholders (e.g. parliamentarians, celebrities) across the UK.
Develop and implement a programme of opinion-formers and high-profile stakeholders to engage with local activities, working closely with the Outreach team.
Ensure opinion-formers and high-profile stakeholders are aware of the organisations work and understand its relevance and importance, e.g. create relevant materials
Ensure opinion-formers and high-profile stakeholders are aware of the organisation and understand our work, brand, theme and key symbolism
Create meaningful relationships with key UK and devolved administration parliamentarians and their offices
Identify and develop relationships with All Party groups relevant to the organisation.
Monitor relevant policy developments, track the progress of bills and other relevant parliamentary activity; and ensure relevant staff are kept updated and respond to relevant developments
Person specification
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the workings of the UK government and parliamentary procedures in both Houses
Knowledge and understanding of political and parliamentary procedures in Scotland, Wales and/or Northern Ireland administrations (desirable)
Strong track-record in public and parliamentary affairs
Strong communication skills, both in person and in writing
Ability to create and nurture working relationships at all levels
Track record of influencing stakeholders at a senior level
Sound analytical and fact-finding skills, with a strong ability to quickly identify and understand key issues
Collaborative and team player