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Senior Policy Officer
Incorporated Society of Musicians

Job Description

The ISM is looking for an experienced policy professional to work closely with the Senior External Affairs Manager and the CEO to develop high quality expertise in key policy areas affecting the music profession. These policy areas range from Brexit and Covid-19 through to music education, streaming, diversity and inclusion and copyright. The ISM’s lobbying and advocacy is second to none so we are looking for an extremely committed individual who will go the extra mile to support the music profession.

Your role will be to prepare policy briefings for a range of stakeholders,  consultation responses and rebuttals, and undertake research to support our lobbying activities across all relevant policy areas. The ISM has seen significant growth in terms of its membership over recent years which now stands at close on 11,000 members and much of this growth has been driven by its campaigning.

You will be a highly dedicated policy professional and be able to demonstrate significant effectiveness in previous policy roles. You will be a fantastic team player with empathy for the arts together with excellent written and interpersonal skills and great attention to detail. 

You will be joining a professional staff team who are normally based in Bayswater, London but are currently working from home, where the emphasis is on good communication and team work.

To apply please send a full CV and covering letter saying why you are right the person for the job and join us in supporting the music sector at this critical time.

Closing date is Monday 31 May at 9.30.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.