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Public Affairs Officer

Salary: £36,718
London N1 7NH office based but ability to work 2-3 days from home

Closing date: 9am Monday 15 May 2023
Interviews date: Thursday 25 & Friday 26 May 2023

Support the effective operational delivery of CPRE’s public affairs work, including events management, political monitoring, relationship management and research.

CPRE is a small charity with a great heritage and big impact. Planning, nature, farming, fossil fuels, and the rural economy – our team works across the policy areas that matter most to the countryside.

We will be launching our newest campaign, focused on renewable energy, in May 2023! Our Campaigns and Policy team is focused on securing positive change through a programme of parliamentary engagement, policy reports and inspiring supporters to take action. We have a proud a track record of making lasting positive change.

The Public affairs team sits within the External Affairs team, part of the Campaigns and Policy directorate. Working with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external, the public affairs officer is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of public affairs plans, organising Westminster receptions and party conference events programmes, monitoring legislation, influencing Bills and leading on contact programmes. Key working relationships are with the wider Policy and Campaign teams as well as equivalents at other charities and MPs offices, with whom we work closely.

CPRE places high value on equality. We treat everyone with respect and consideration because we know it’s the right thing to do. We also know that diverse teams make much better decisions, are more creative and more stimulating to work in. So, if you join us, you will be able to help us put equality, the environment and diversity at the centre of everything we do. We hope you like the sound of the job and will take the time to apply!

To apply, candidates should read the candidate information pack and job and person specification, then complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted). Please make sure you address the criteria outlined in the job and person specification; failing to do so will mean you will be unlikely to be shortlisted. Please send your completed application to by the closing date.

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CPRE is an equal opportunities employer.