Cardiff, Cardiff
£40,000 - £44,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

External Affairs Manager

RNIB Cymru is looking for an experienced External Affairs Manager, to cover for maternity leave until the 9 July 2021. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, be an excellent people manager and a proven track record in influencing. You will be responsible for policy, public affairs, campaigning and bilingual communications.

Your role will be pivotal to delivering our vision - to make Wales a better place for blind and partially sighted people to live and a place where no one needlessly loses their sight.

External Affairs Manager Requirements:

Expertise and insight in policy and external affairs are essential, along with experience of delivering effective communications across several platforms.

This is your opportunity to make a difference to the lives of blind and partially sighted people in Wales within a high profile UK organisation

About RNIB Royal National Institute of Blind People:

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.

RNIB is committed to be led by our customers (blind and partially sighted people), and one of the ways we do this is through active involvement and engagement in many of our work activities, including the recruitment of new members of staff.

Please be aware that blind and partially sighted volunteers may be involved in the recruitment and selection process for this vacancy; including reviewing job applications and CV’s, shortlisting and interviews and selection tests.

RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.

Location: Cardiff - Jones Court

Job type: Fixed term contract to 9 July 2021, 36 hours per week

Salary: £40,000 to £44,000 per annum, dependant on experience

Benefits: In exchange, we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service. Excellent pension schemes.

You may have experience of the following: External Affairs, Policy Manager, External Affairs Officer, Policy Officer, PR Manager, Corporate Communications, Media Relations Officer, Public Relations Manager, Publicity Officer, Policy Manager, Policy Officer, Communications Advisor, Charity, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP etc

You will be able to find the Welsh version of this advert on our website once directed to apply.

Ref: 93669

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Posted on: 28 July 2020
Closing date: 17 August 2020
Job ref: 93669
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