CBI: Policy Adviser
About the CBI

Current vacancies - Policy Adviser

Role Context

Based at our London Cannon Street office, the CBI policy directorates are responsible for developing and lobbying on the CBI policy position on a range of policy areas.

Role Summary

Reporting into the Head of Group, as a Policy Adviser you will enjoy a varied and intellectually stimulating range of work, working alongside and supporting teams of policy professionals, up to Director level. There will be some engagement with senior business leaders to develop CBI policy, building relations with Government officials and politicians in Westminster, as well as communicating CBI members’ views to a wide range of external audiences on public platforms and through the media.

Main Duties

Policy Development

  • Research and analysis of public policy, drafting of papers, policy briefs and CBI responses
  • Drafting of papers, policy briefs and CBI responses
  • Supporting the policy team and Director where required

Communication & Lobbying

  • Influencing policy decisions by lobbying UK MPs, civil servants and EU institutions
  • Representing the CBI at conferences, external meetings and possibly through the media

Interactions with members 

  • Discussion with CBI members individually and at committee meetings
  • Responding to CBI members’ queries
  • Writing articles for CBI membership updates

Project Working

  • Offering support on project work within the department and the CBI

How To Apply

To apply for this role please download the application form, complete quoting ref PA237, and send to recruit@cbi.org.uk. If you would like an MS Word version of the application pack, please email joe.brookes@cbi.org.uk quoting ref PA237 to request this.

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