Head of Public Affairs

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6 August 2018


Incorporated Society of Musicians 


Lead our high-profile public affairs work 


Central London – Head of Public Affairs  


Full time permanent position


Salary -  £40,000 – £50,000 depending on experience



This is a great opportunity for a highly-skilled public affairs professional to join the dynamic and innovative ISM and lead our public affairs work.  We are well known for our high-profile campaigns and policy initiatives on everything from Brexit to dignity in the workplace to workers’ rights to education and we are now looking for a public affairs professional to drive our campaigns and policy work forward.


You will have at least 5 years’ experience as a public affairs professional and be able to demonstrate success in previous roles across both campaigns and policy work. You will be outcomes focussed and excited by the prospect of making a real difference to the lives of musicians and to the music sector as a whole.


You will have excellent project management skills, be politically aware and have great networking and relationship building skills. You will be a real team player with outstanding written and oral skills, and a high degree of emotional intelligence.


You will be joining a professional staff team based in Bayswater, London where the emphasis is on good communication, innovation and team work.


Applications are welcome from candidates from all sectors who can demonstrate a track record of success.


For an informal discussion about this post please contact Deborah Annetts on 020 7313 9320 or see our website: www.ism.org/about/vacancies


To apply please send a full CV and covering letter saying why you are the person for the job to recruitment@ism.org.


Closing date is 09.00 on Monday 6 August 2018. First round interviews will be in the following week.



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