Policy and Public Affairs Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th January 2020

  • Advertised from 2nd December 2019
  • 35 hours per week, evening and weekend required. Permanent (subject to continued core funding)


The Scottish Youth Parliament is the democratic voice of all of Scotland’s young people. Our vision for Scotland is of a nation that actively listens to and values the meaningful participation of its children and young people. Our members listen to and recognise the issues that are most important to young people in every community across the country and ensure that decision-makers listen to their voices.

SYP is seeking a Policy and Public Affairs Manager to support this vital work. The successful candidate for this role will work with our members in communicating the views of young people to Scotland’s elected representatives and in developing and support all policy work across the organisation.

Application notes

Application notes: To apply for this exciting role, please send a completed Application Form (which can be found here https://syp.org.uk/vacancy/policy-and-public-affairs-manager/) to Jamie Dunlop, Deputy Chief Executive by post to SYP, Gordon Lamb House, 3 Jackson’s Entry, Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ or email to recruitment@syp.org.uk.

Please note only completed applications will be considered – do not send CVs.

The closing date for this post is 09:00am on Monday 6th of January 2020.