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Senior Communications Officer


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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 & responsibilitiesWorking 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 materialsEnsure opinion-formers and high-profile stakeholders are aware of the organisation and understand our work, brand, theme and key symbolismCreate meaningful relationships with key UK and devolved administration parliamentarians and their officesIdentify 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 developmentsPerson specificationExcellent knowledge and understanding of the workings of the UK government and parliamentary procedures in both HousesKnowledge and understanding of political and parliamentary procedures in Scotland, Wales and/or Northern Ireland administrations (desirable)Strong track-record in public and parliamentary affairsStrong communication skills, both in person and in writingAbility to create and nurture working relationships at all levelsTrack record of influencing stakeholders at a senior levelSound analytical and fact-finding skills, with a strong ability to quickly identify and understand key issuesCollaborative and team playerThe role can be PAYE, Ltd or Umbrella and is outside IR35

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