Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chalfont St Giles


Role Summary:

The Government Affairs and Communications Specialist is responsible for supporting the respective Government Affairs and Communications leaders for GE in the UK, contributing to message development, research, external and internal collateral and supporting media activity, and executive communication.

Essential Responsibilities:

Developing compelling communications for external and internal audiences

Breaking down complex topics into easily digestible communications

Researching and developing content for social media, internal and external platforms

Assisting with video and audio scripting, filming and editing

Development of slide presentations/other content for internal and external use

Monitoring the news for media coverage relevant to our business

Supporting development and communication of evaluation

Researching and preparing executive briefings ahead of internal or external communications activity

Potential event support/management

Government Affairs specific responsibilities are:


Research on key areas of UK Government policy: Brexit; industrial strategy, energy; life sciences; aviation; digital; trade

Production of slide packs summarising new policy developments


Organise key, cross-business internal meetings: Brexit Working Group, Energy White Paper Group, etc.

Attend government meetings and workshops

Government funding

Monitoring on developments in UK government funding sources, particularly around the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and Innovate UK

Advice to businesses on upcoming opportunities


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Public Affairs or equivalent knowledge and experience

Excellent written English

Excellent PowerPoint skills

"Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website ."

Desired Characteristics:

Able to clearly communicate complex information in an easy to understand manner

Excellent written and verbal communication, storytelling ability and presentation skills

Dynamic, results focused and able to juggle priorities

Strategic mind-set with the ability to deliver upon tactical goals

About Us:

Global Operations is GE’s multi-functional shared services. We operate worldwide, transfer knowledge and work with every GE business to make our company simpler, better and more customer-focused. Our culture promotes innovation, knowledge sharing, and collaboration in an open office environment that has leaders both sitting and working alongside their team. We’re looking for entrepreneurial problem-solvers who are passionate about exploring new, efficient ways of working, while gaining exposure across multiple industries. Join the team and help us deliver tomorrow’s GE, today. Find out more at

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, and according with all local laws protecting different status.

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Locations: United Kingdom; Chalfont St Giles

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