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The Head of External Affairs strategically plans and operationalises our External Affairs function, increasing BSR's influence on policy and public affairs issues impacting the practice and quality of rheumatology.

Is this you?
You'll have at least five years of experience in a policy and public affairs role, significant experience in communication, campaigns and stakeholder management, experience of influencing change through effective lobbying, line management and working with budgets.

How to apply
  • Read the job description and person specification
  • Fill in our equality, diversity and inclusion monitoring form
  • Send us a detailed covering letter, explaining why you're perfect for this role, as well as a CV, by 09:00 on Monday 18 July. Interviews will be held virtually W/C 27 July.
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    Due to the large volume of applications expected, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful candidates; all shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job description and person specification

Equality and diversity monitoring form