Head of Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility at EE

Investing in leadership, innovation and employment, EE is a critical 21st century infrastructure for the UK.  Working collaboratively with the Director of Corporate and Financial Affairs, you’ll shape a public affairs and corporate responsibility strategy that will reinforce our reputation as a respected British business.  Through effective political influencing campaigns, you’ll inform, inspire and influence government stakeholders at European, UK and devolved levels.  You’ll develop our corporate narrative for these political audiences.  And you’ll build a consistent company profile in a period of continued transition and change.

What you’ll do:

  • Cement EE’s position with key political audiences as a respected British success that invests in the UK and local communities
  • Lead influential campaigns that create positive policy outcomes at European, Westminster and devolved levels
  • Build government relations at European, UK and devolved levels
  • Drive key public policy objectives to strengthen EE’s market position in the public sector
  • Evaluate and measure the performance of public affairs and corporate responsibility campaigns
  • Oversee responsibility strategy and flagship programmes, from conception to delivery
  • Rigorously monitor reputational and responsibility issues to manage and resolve issues

You’ll definitely:

  • Come from a political environment and have a strong awareness EU, UK and devolved political environments
  • Have experience of managing complex projects, while navigating through a complex political business structure
  • Understand the business environment and react quickly to protect business interests
  • Show excellent leadership and management skills when heading up influencing campaigns
  • Be the kind of communicator who can build strong relationships at all level
  • Have the writing and editing skills to produce first rate marketing material
  • Strong commercial acumen, strategic thinking, analytical and organisational skills

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Bonus
  • Company Car or Cash alternative
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Discounted mobile phone package
  • Discounted products and services, as well as a range of other benefits

Job title: Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility

Location: London

Contract: Full time, permanent

Closing date: 31 January 2015