Senior Manager Public Affairs UK and Ireland

London Permanent £80,000 - £130,000
  • Senior Manager Public Affairs UK and Ireland global tech business
  • public affairs, AI, digital content/entertainment, IP, platform or data regs

About Our Client

One of the biggest technology and entertainment companies.

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Public Affairs Manager UK&I with one of the biggest technology and entertainment companies. You will:

  • Lead the public affairs outreach, planning and activities and policy analysis in the UK and Ireland
  • Formulate advocacy plans and engagement strategies to drive positive results, and monitor progress
  • Manage complexity and provide insights and understanding of domestic and larger geopolitical positions and business-relevant policy issues to effectively solve problems and amplify opportunities
  • Work collaboratively within the Global Public Affairs team (including Comms), Global Research Institute and the Legal and Business units to ensure alignment with Tencent's short and longer-term goals and objectives
  • Support the business strategically in other areas that go beyond purely public affairs
  • Closely work with and engage industry partners, trade associations, events/sponsorship opportunities and other organisations to raise the company's profile, support the business and common industry positions
  • Have a relevant and strong network of political and governmental stakeholders
  • Whilst the focus will be UK & Ireland, also support the Global Public Affairs team in other markets in the EMEA region

The Successful Applicant

You will have:

  • At least 8 years of experience in public affairs, advocacy, international relations and/or consultancy
  • Ability to take ownership for delivering projects with a high degree of autonomy and manage multiple, highly complex projects simultaneously
  • Collaborative and able to work well both as part of a team and independently in a global, multi-cultural and virtual environment
  • Represent the company in external fora
  • Understanding of domestic politics, as well as broader geopolitical issues, trends and drivers
  • A grip on key policy areas, including across one or more of the following: technology (AI, cloud), digital content/entertainment, intellectual property, platform regulation, data privacy & security, and international trade
  • Have business acumen and personality to work with and advise senior business leaders
  • Experience working for and/or with large, international companies is a plus

What's on Offer

£80,000 - £130,000 PA DOE plus bonus and benefits

Contact
Kas Rothwell
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5374954
Phone number
+44 20 7269 2494

Job summary

Sector
Policy
Subsector
Commerce & Industry
Sector
Technology & Telecoms
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Kas Rothwell
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2494
Job reference
JN-032022-5374954