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Policy Adviser vacancy

We are currently recruiting for the role of Policy Adviser. Please see details of the role and how to apply below.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate the Quoted Companies Alliance’s seven policy Expert Groups (comprised of business leaders and professionals covering corporate governance, financial reporting, legal, primary and secondary markets, share schemes and tax issues). This includes scheduling meetings, inviting guest speakers, taking minutes, and ensuring that any action points from the meetings are followed-up.
  • Research and draft policy papers and responses to consultation papers from the UK government, regulators, and EU and international bodies, which align with the organisation’s key policy positions and campaigns.
  • Monitor the status of legislative and regulatory issues that affect small and mid-size quoted companies. 
  • Write content for internal newsletters, website articles and other communications, as well as produce content for external publication.
  • Assist with any policy work or research in relation to our involvement in our European organisation, EuropeanIssuers.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

This role would suit someone with an interest in policymaking, campaigning and public affairs. It is a broad role, covering many topics, which will provide someone with a strong foundation in issues affecting financial markets and how policymaking works.

Essential

  • Experience and interest in the development of policy and regulation, and the environment for business
  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time and task management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build a rapport with a wide range of people
  • Excellent computer skills (for example, Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite)

Desirable

  • Knowledge of, or interest and ability to learn about, financial markets
  • Experience of project management
  • Digital skills – including webs, social media, and email communications.
  • Experience with proof-reading/editing

The role is reporting to the Head of Policy & Communications.

 

SALARY & BENEFITS

The salary for this position is from £25,000 – £30,000 gross per annum, dependent on experience. 

Benefits include private health and dental insurance, pension contributions, and the availability of season ticket loans. 

This is a full-time position Monday-Friday (9.00am to 5.30pm). There will be some instances when you may be required to attend meetings and events outside office hours. For example, evening dinner events in London.

Please note that you must have leave to remain and permission to work in the UK. We are unable to sponsor any work permits. All successful applicants will, therefore, be asked to provide us with documentary evidence to support their entitlement to work in the UK prior to commencing their new role.


HOW TO APPLY

Please send a CV and cover letter to Anthony Robinson, Head of Policy & Communications (anthony.robinson@theqca.com) by 2 December 2018 (but early application is encouraged).

Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible in November/December 2018 for suitable candidates with a view to starting in the new year.

 

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