Salary: £30-£35,000 pro rata, depending on experience
Type: Permanent, 60% FTE with scope to increase to full-time
Location: Remote, with option to work from our office in Harrow
Deadline: 22nd November 2023
Do you have proven experience in public affairs or campaigning?
Do you have a passion for making live music fairer for fans?
FEAT is a non-profit organisation formed to fight ticket touting and protect live music fans across Europe. We represent live events professionals who promote some of the biggest names in music. Since launching in 2019, we’ve helped to secure key provisions in EU law to regulate ticket resale platforms, published comprehensive guides for the live sector on best ticketing practice and, in 2023, unveiled a campaign aiming to educate and empower fans to avoid being ripped off. FEAT is operated by music business communications consultancy Name PR.
We are looking to hire a Junior Policy Officer, who will also take on an industry liaison role. Preferably based in London, you will progress our work campaigning for regulation and enforcement and developing industry best practice. The role is part-time, with occasional overtime required around conferences and events.
Taking a lead on policy work, from writing position papers and open letters to launching public campaigns and guides
Developing a good understanding EU regulation and keeping on top of regulatory changes and legal cases
Building relationships with EU policymakers and stakeholders
Liaising with FEAT members and partner associations, including leading music promoters, agents and managers
National and international travel to conferences and meetings across the EU, approximately every 2-3 months
Administrative tasks, including updating and maintaining FEAT’s documentation
Proven experience in a policy/legal or live music industry role
Good knowledge of the live music sector and interest in role of regulation
Great communicator, ability to form relationships with policymakers and other stakeholders
Brilliant organisational skills – you’ll need to manage a full-on workload
Exceptional writing skills
Excellent research skills
Ability to work as part of a team, using initiative to drive projects forward
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Knowledge of EU political systems
IT skills including familiarity with Mailchimp, WordPress and Canva
What you’ll get in return:
Career progression in a friendly, supportive team
Opportunities to attend industry events and conferences abroad, including AGM in Barcelona
Flexitime and hybrid working
Generous personal wellness budget, covering gym membership and more
How to apply:
Please email a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Junior Policy Officer Application” in the subject line, no later than 9am on Wednesday 22nd November.
Please include relevant experience in your cover letter. It would also be really helpful if you could let us know where you first saw this advert. We will be interviewing on a rolling basis so please don’t delay sending in your application.
If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Callum at email@example.com.