General Info

Council: Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC)

County: Nationwide (remote working applicable)

Salary: SCP 37-41 (pro rata)

Closing date: 12/10/2021 17:00

External Affairs & Policy Development Manager

Applications must be returned by 12/10/2021 17:00

We are excited to announce the creation of the new position of External Affairs & Policy Development Manager. The role will take responsibility for building SLCC’s external affairs capability, maintaining and building upon our relationships with key partners and external stakeholders, and supporting the development of SLCC’s strategic priorities and actions.

About the Role

The role is offered at 15 hours per week at SCP 37-41 (pro rata) and will report to the Chief Executive.

Regularly presenting to our Board of Directors and National Forum, you will work closely with the Board’s External Affairs Working Group to develop and define SLCC’s policy and priorities. You will also work closely with the Executive team to ensure that all of SLCC’s services and offerings are aligned and supportive of policy.

You will be a confident, credible and informed communicator with excellent presentation and engagement skills. You will have significant experience of the role of the clerk and the local council sector, as well as a solid understanding of local government, the wider political environment and, ideally, the workings of government agencies and bodies.

Click here to view the job description.

The closing date for applications is 12 October 2021.

You are most welcome to find out more about the position from Rob Smith, CEO, who can be contacted in the first instance via helene.scott@slcc.co.uk