Public Affairs Adviser

Location : Living Planet Centre Woking
Closing Date : 26/01/2020
Salary : circa £33,000
Employment Type : Fixed Term

This a great opportunity to enhance your CV and develop your expertise working as part of the Public Affair’s team in the world’s leading independent conservation organisation.


As Public Affairs Adviser you will operate at the heart of our advocacy in the UK by providing support to the organisation on political strategy and working with WWF colleagues as we influence government policy to support the restoration of nature. You will be at the forefront of our fight for your world in 2020, working with political stakeholders to influence urgent and ambitious action from government across a range of briefs.


You will get involved in developing ambitious proposals for the Party Conferences, project managing party conference activities and supporting the development and delivery of our parliamentary engagement strategy in 2020. You will also lead public affairs work across a range of environmental advocacy issues as well as develop power maps and plans to support our advocacy objectives. We will look to you to build personal relationships with members of parliament and political influencers too. Important will be the ability to provide day to day parliamentary monitoring and political expertise for colleagues as requested.


You must have knowledge of Westminster and Whitehall as well as Parliamentary processes and be able to demonstrate your experience of influencing political decisions. You will also have a proven track record of developing briefings, planning and delivering events and will be comfortable coordinating external stakeholders and internal resources to deliver results. Effective at managing projects, you will possess strong communication, relationship building and coordinating skills too.


A track record of event organisation plus experience of attending and/ or delivering a programme of events at a Party conference would be an advantage.


How to Apply

If you are passionate about saving our planet and want to develop your skills in Public Affairs, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role as well as why this role is for you.


At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.


Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.