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Public Affairs Officer

Location: Cardiff

Salary expectation: £25,000 to £27,000

Application deadline: Fri 26th October

This is a full-time role



Public Affairs Officer (Welsh Assembly)


Salary: £25k – £27k
Full time, permanent

Shortlisting for this role will be taking place from the 1st October so early application is strongly encouraged.

Join Cancer Research UK and help us influence health and research policy in Wales by managing relationships within the Welsh Assembly.

At Cancer Research UK, influencing public policy is an integral part of our work and it’s vital that we ensure cancer is high on the political agenda. As the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world, we are uniquely placed to work with politicians across the UK to keep cancer high on the political agenda

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual to help keep cancer at the top of the political agenda in Wales. In this role you will…


    • Act as Cancer Research UK’s primary contact in the Welsh Assembly


    • Manage a full assembly engagement programme including servicing the Cross Party Group on Cancer, regularly brief elected members and officials and rolling AM contact programme including shop and/ or lab tours


    • Monitor Assembly activity and share intelligence


    • Manage our party conference attendance programme


    • Work with other third sector organisations in areas of mutual policy interest



For a more in depth description of the role please

What we’re looking for

To join us and make a difference you will have…


    • Strong understanding of the Welsh Assembly


    • Experience of influencing in a parliamentary environment


    • Ability to flex communication style for different audiences both internal and external (including politicians, stakeholders, people with cancer and volunteers)


    • Exceptional organisational, written and verbal communications skills


    • Ability to undertake frequent travel, often outside Wales



Our optimism and desire for success leads us to constantly challenge ourselves and others, which means you’ll be encouraged to stretch yourself in our dynamic environment. If you’re as ambitious as we are, join us and enjoy an excellent career as we work together save lives and add years.

Deadline: Fri 26th October