PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS MANAGER
Job Title: Parliamentary Affairs Manager
Reports To: CEO
The Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) is an independent, non-lobbying , non-partisan charity that provides a trusted platform of engagement between Parliament and UK business. The IPT is dually supported by cross-party representation of senior parliamentarians on its Board of Trustees, and through the patronage of its industry supporters. The IPT is non-party political and works with all parliamentarians and businesses of any sector or size.
The IPT is looking for a Parliamentary Affairs Manager to manage the business Fellowship programme and to coordinate engagement with our supporting business organisations.
The IPT Fellowships programme is designed to provide MPs, Peers and senior parliamentary staff with a unique insight into business and industry. Fellowships are open to all parliamentarians on a cross-party basis, and also open to senior House Staff. Fellows have the opportunity to work with multiple organisations and most Fellowships consist of 12 days of placements over an 18–24 month period.
The ethos of all IPT programmes is educational, non-partisan and non-lobbying. Fellowships are intended to provide parliamentarians with a unique insight into wider issues facing business and the British economy. Each programme is bespoke, tailored to an individual’s specific interests and designed to fit in with parliamentary commitments.
The IPT has organised more than 600 Fellowships since it was founded in 1977, and the hundreds of Fellows currently in Parliament include Ministers, Select-Committee Chairs, Privy Councillors and other senior members.
Please Note: Your right to work in the UK and Parliamentary security clearance is required for this role.
Closing Date: 7 January 2022
Interviews will be scheduled week commencing Monday 10 January, however may take place before depending on applications received
Please email a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role (no more than one A4 page) and your CV to: