Senior Advisor UK-EU Trade

This is a critical time to be working on trade policy. The UK is about to negotiate a new trading relationship with the EU: probably one of the deepest and most comprehensive agreements to date. The Trade Justice Movement is looking for a Senior Advisor to provide analysis and intelligence and high quality communications on the justice implications of this deal.

You will need to monitor developments in the deal and build networks within parliament, at an EU level and in the media to facilitate high quality communications. You will convene a group of interested organisations to agree and amplify messaging and deliver a series of publications and events with a view to influencing the final content of the deal.

About this role

The Senior Advisor’s role is to:

• Provide analysis and intelligence on the future UK-EU trade relationship and in particular on the negotiations towards and content of a trade deal;

• Develop high quality, timely communications with the media and maintain a network of journalist contacts;

• Contribute to high quality, timely communications with the TJM membership and broader civil society sector;

• Convene civil society organisations to respond to the development of the UK-EU trade relationship;

• Influence politically and within the sector including via both internal and external communications and to support joint advocacy work between groups of TJM members;

• Represent TJM to external organisations, including other CSOs and government departments.

Working as part of a small team, you will need both a strong ability to manage your time and work plan and to work closely with our network of members to support joint strategising and advocacy. This is an exciting opportunity to make a big impact as the UK and the EU develop their future trading relationship.

How to apply

Further information and a job specification are available in the recruitment pack.

Applications should be emailed to recruitment[at]tjm.org.uk and should consist of a CV and covering letter, both of no more than 2 pages. The deadline for applications is the 21st November. Interviews will be held on the 5th December and candidates should aim to keep this date free, we aim to invite successful applicants to interview by the 27th November.