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Public Affairs Manager

Contract Type
Charity, Marketing & Public Relations, Media & Communications
£47,000 - £53,000
Expiry Date
Do you want to use your skills and experience to drive change to improve the lives of people with cancer in the UK?

Job Description

Public Affairs Manager
£47,000 - £53,000

We are looking for a skilled and experienced public affairs professional to manage Macmillan’s expert Public Affairs Team and our work to secure the political and policy change needed to improve the lives of people living with cancer.

Reporting to the Head of Campaigns and Public Affairs, you will develop and deliver public affairs plans to build Macmillan’s profile and reputation amongst decision makers and strategies to secure political change.

You will have an excellent understanding of parliamentary procedure and how Government policy and legislation are developed. An understanding of the contexts, structures, and levers for influencing in health, care and other areas relevant to the cancer experience would be a distinct advantage.

You will be an excellent communicator, with excellent political judgment and strong analytical skills. You will have a strong track record of working across multiple teams to deliver results and the leadership skills to develop, manage and motivate a high performing team.


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society. 

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.