Public Affairs and Policy Manager (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £45,000 pro-rata
  • Remote: Home-based, with regular meetings in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland. It would be desirable for the post holder to be based in the central belt of Scotland.
  • Closing 19th August 2024

  • Advertised from 10th July 2024
  • 3 to 3.5 days per week (7.5 hrs per day). 3-year fixed term contract initially, with plans to extend further subject to funding.


We are looking for an experienced public affairs professional who is passionate about supporting babies’ emotional wellbeing and healthy development.

The post-holder will lead our relationship with the Scottish Government and Parliament, helping ensure the voices of vulnerable babies and their families are heard. You will develop and implement our influencing strategy and be the lead contact with officials and elected representatives, working in close partnership with our Scottish Development Lead and our UK Head of Policy and Communications.

An effective communicator, advocate, and campaigner, you will have an excellent understanding of political processes and policy implementation in Scotland. As this is a new post, you will have an exciting opportunity to develop our first dedicated influencing strategy for Scotland.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply for this role please submit a CV and a Supporting Statement

In your Supporting Statement, please ensure you demonstrate, referencing examples, that you meet the ‘Essential Experience’ criteria above. Please briefly outline also your interest in this role.

Please ensure that your CV and Supporting Statement are each no more than two pages long.

If you have any queries or please contact

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 19 August 2024.

All candidates invited to interview will be notified by Friday 23 August.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th or Thursday 5th September