Public Affairs Analyst

Glasgow
27,144 plus annual bonus

Golden Charter is a market leader in later life planning, particularly pre-paid funeral plans and legal services. With more than 250 employees and 25 years’ experience in helping people take care of their funeral arrangements and later life planning needs, Golden Charter is the expert when it comes to planning ahead.

The success of our business is down to our people and a priority is making Golden Charter a great place to work. We recognise potential, providing opportunities that fit an individual’s skills and talents, and ensure the right support is in place. Opportunities for promotion within Golden Charter are plenty, with over 50 internal promotions in the last two years.

Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Public Affairs Analyst to join our expanding Communications Team based at our head office in Bearsden, Glasgow.

The Public Affairs Analyst will help the business access politicians and governmental decision makers, investigate detail behind published papers and media comment, and prepare briefing notes on related subjects.

Key Responsibilities

Reviewing output from the UK’s parliaments

  • Reading the daily feeds and collating relevant content
  • Advising on future announcements
  • Summarising activity and disseminating to the business and our ownership association
  • Identifying other sources of input; regulators, third sector, interested organisations and source, analyse and review their input

Reporting and disseminating

  • Monthly summary briefings to various groups of colleagues and senior managers
  • Creating content and comments for trade publications, social media and PR statements for consumer, corporate and financial services media
  • Research and prepare answers to questions raised to the business and on competitor and regulator public output
  • Summarise and draw together information to prepare detailed positioning papers
  • Research and summarise forthcoming changes to the wider funeral industry on behalf of the ownership association

Knowledge/skills

  • Degree in politics, social policy or other relevant discipline
  • An effective influencer with proven organisational skills
  • Proactive relationship building with key stakeholder groups
  • Able to schedule time effectively and balance the demands of day to day monitoring and delivering usable content to the business
  • Strong relationship building and networking capability
  • Experience within a political party, public affairs consultancy or a parliamentary office in a role focused on gathering, analysing and summarising information (desirable
  • Flexibility of hours (some UK travel required)

Salary: £27,144 plus annual bonus

Benefits: Free parking, pension contribution, free life insurance, subsided gym membership, various funded social events, fantastic career opportunities.

Application Details

Closing date:
15-Jan-2018

Gillian

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