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Public Affairs Consultant

Posted date: 25 august 2016  | Email this job |  | Print this job
Job Reference:London-88371-78
Market Sector:PR & Comms
Location:London, London
Salary:£0 - £0 per year
Contact:Samantha McHarg-Sharp, Major Players, United Kingdom


Public Affairs Consultant

Are you a Public Affairs Professional?

Do you enjoy acting as a Company Spokesperson?

Do you enjoy Lobbying?

If so read on…..

My client a major e-commerce brand and a global player in their market are looking to appoint a seasoned Public Affairs Consultant to work within the wider European Legal Team. You will be acting as a spokesperson/lobbyist for the business and the role will be primarily based in London but with requirement for occasional travel.

For this role, the ideal candidate will have a mix of experience in an international corporate in-house environment with public affairs consultancy as a focus area.

Key responsibilities will include;

* Identifying key stakeholders, in the decision-making process at European, National and Local Government levels.
* You will work to maintain relationships with these individuals and promote and protect the companies interests effectively
* Keep a network of contacts to ensure you are aware of upcoming political/ public policy developments and in a position to advise on these.
* Raise the profile of the company as spokesperson for external communications in co-operation with internal PR/ Legal stakeholders
* Clear, outcomes-adapted drafting and negotiation of complex commercial contracts, including operational and outsourced vendor services, technology and intellectual property licensing and sales and marketing arrangements

Skills required;

* Extensive knowledge of UK and EU Legal requirements across corporate administration, finance, data protection, commercial contracts, website and online systems compliance and consumer protection.
* Experience in public policy and affairs (regulatory matters, lobbying) for large companies in the UK online travel sector (at least in the digital/ space)
* Commercial awareness
* Second European language highly desirable (as well as English)

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