External Affairs Manager

NUS

External Affairs Manager
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £33,658 - £37,263
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 17:00 17 May 2017
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Summary

    The post holder will manage the development and consistent delivery of NUS Wales’ public affairs strategy. They will effectively manage NUS Wales communications across students’ unions, key stakeholders and the wider public, including the campaigning work of NUS Wales and the priorities of NUS Wales’ full time elected officers. In addition, they will grow and develop the bilingual service and policy of NUS.

    Employer Profile

    NUS Wales is the voice of more than 300,000 students in Wales. As our External Affairs Manager, you will make sure our students cannot be ignored.


    Job Role

    The successful candidate will have the breadth and depth of experience to be able to lead a team of communicators, campaigners and translators. You will have extensive experience of developing communications strategies, including crisis management and working with difficult audiences; experience of building media and press relationships, including as a press contact and an understanding of current affairs within Welsh politics.

    This role will include travel within Wales and the UK, with travel time beyond normal working hours. This role will contribute towards press relationship management, acting as the press contact for NUS Wales and be expected to respond to this outside normal working hours.

    Benefits

    In addition to your basic salary we also offer a generous benefits package which includes:

    27 days holiday (plus 1 extra day each year to a maximum of 30) plus 4 days over the Christmas period as well as public holidays

    Childcare voucher scheme with a further childcare allowance to support parents

    Flexible working options

    An individual health cash plan

    Employee assistance scheme including a GP advice line, virtual doctor, counselling, medical information and legal advice

    A generous pension scheme (employer matched up to a maximum of 6% of basic salary)

    Access to learning and development opportunities

    Additional Information

    Interviews will be held on 17th May 2017


    How To Apply

    For more information please read the role profile or to apply please complete the application form and diversity monitoring form, both available on our website

    https://www.nus.org.uk/en/who-we-are/work-for-us/external-affairs-manager/

    Please note we do not accept CVs or pdf documents

    Don't forget to mention recruit3

    if you apply for any of these jobs or internships

      Get the most from Recruit3

      • Click on the 'View Details' tab or the title of a job/internship to view the full advert.
      • Please make sure you familiarise yourself with a job or internship's requirements and read the application details carefully. Some of our ads invite you to telephone employers for an informal chat - when this is the case, the contact number will be provided in the application details. Never make unsolicited calls to prospective employers - only contact them by phone if instructed.

      • To find out more about the employer, click on the website link - located under the employers' name.

      • Some jobs have a document attached allowing you to apply online. When this is the case, there will be a box saying 'download files for this job' in the top-right corner. This will allow you to access an application form, role description or any further information.

      • Keep checking back - new jobs and internships will be posted on a regular basis.

      We would love to hear your views on recruit3. Simply email recruit3@dennis.co.uk

    Big Issue Cymru Volunteering Wales