Strategic Engagement Advisor

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
25 Oct 2020
Ref
3869104
Contact
Verity Slade
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Strategic Engagement Adviser Circa £45,000 6 months FTC to start ASAP

Please note that interviews, and onboarding will be held remotely, and interviews will be conducted on the 29th or 30th of October.

This is an opportunity to join the MaPS stakeholder and engagement team as they're making financial wellbeing part of the national conversation, working with partners to help customers access money and pensions guidance and debt advice when they need it."

Purpose of the role :To support the development, delivery, and implementation of the organisational engagement strategy for a broad range of b2b stakeholders - including those connected to pensions policy and the Pensions Dashboards project. This will involve effective and targeted stakeholder engagement activities and wider communications initiatives with both external and internal audiences.

Key Accountabilities

* Developing and executing the stakeholder engagement strategy and communications programme in support of financial well-being, and specifically pensions related work
* Coordinating stakeholder engagement across the organisation and work with other departments to ensure a joined-up approach
* Mapping and being aware of the stakeholder landscape - particularly key influencers in the pensions space - and forging relationships to help push forward the MaPS agenda
* Supporting and working with others across the organisation to ensure quality and consistency of external facing communications
* Ensuring approaches and frameworks deployed effectively across the organisation to share knowledge in relation to stakeholders and key opinion formers, including via the CRM system
* Developing stakeholder messaging and channel management strategies that support our wider strategic objectives
* Developing and delivering stakeholder communications and engagement interventions i.e. external fora, stakeholder newsletters, corporate website etc.
* Ensuring we gain maximum reputational benefit from initiatives we are pursuing
* Leading on relevant stakeholder event selection and management, with a particular focus on pensions related activities
* Supporting other corporate communication efforts as appropriate

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the below: -

* Expertise in developing and delivering successful corporate engagement strategies and plans
* Solid understanding of a range of communications disciplines
* Strong partnership and stakeholder management abilities, with expertise in influencing senior level stakeholders
* Strong networking and presentation, written and verbal communication skills
* Organisational skills and the ability to deliver projects within inter-departmental teams
* An understanding of the financial services sector, specifically the pensions landscape, is highly desirable or in the wider public sector
* Expertise in managing external suppliers and agencies
* Event management knowledge and experience
* Worked in a communications or stakeholder engagement team or department
* Solid understanding of a range of stakeholder engagement disciplines
* Comprehensive and methodical organisational skills and the ability to deliver projects working within inter-departmental or matrix teams
* A detailed understanding of one or more aspects of the financial services sector, connected social policy and wider stakeholder landscape is highly desirable
* Strong experience of creating engagement strategies for a wide range of audiences
* Ability to work in fast-paced environments with a strong customer focus
* Personable self-starter with proactive 'can-do' attitude.

If this role is of interest, please do apply ASAP with an up to date word version of your CV highlighting all your relevant experience by midday Sunday on the 25th of October. Please do feel free to contact myself for further information

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