The Right Ethos recruitment consultants is managing this recruitment assignment on behalf of the Association of Anaesthetists.
The Association of Anaesthetists is the national membership organisation for anaesthetists at all stages of their career in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Our vision is to be ‘an effective voice for the specialty, a leading contributor to health policy affecting anaesthesia and a leader in raising public awareness and understanding of the anaesthetist’s role.’
To work with the CEO, officers and board to develop, plan and implement a strategy to represent and promote the medical and political views of nearly 10,000 anaesthetists in the UK, Ireland and internationally.
To research and analyse relevant public policy agendas, develop policy positions and policy briefings in order to develop and deliver a campaigns and public affairs plan.
To line manage, supervise and delegate work to the Public Affairs Officer, freelance Press Officer and external suppliers, as well as developing an annual budget and manage costs within the budget for advocacy, campaigns and policy work.
Demonstrable experience and in-depth knowledge of advocacy campaigns and public affairs including knowledge of parliamentary processes covering Westminster and the legislatures in the devolved nations
Management experience: ability to manage a function and line manage staff and of devising, managing and delivering projects.
Superb written communication skills and excellent verbal communication skills including the ability to engage and be credible with a range of audiences. Especially the ability to foster productive relationships with politicians and decision makers and a proven ability to influence decision makers