The responsible business agenda in the 21st century has shifted. It’s no longer just about reputation and risk. It’s now about businesses embedding social and environmental goals in core strategy and working in partnership with government and civil society. The responsible and inclusive businesses of the future recognise the need for social, environmental and financial goals to be aligned. This approach has been shown to boost the bottom line and have a positive social and environmental impact.

Location: London

Close Date: 1st September 

Salary: £48,169 - £56,243

You will be responsible for helping to shape and deliver a complex and substantial programme of work, with the aim of positioning the UK as a global hub for responsible business over the next three to five years. This role has a broad scope from helping implement the recommendations of the 2016 Mission-led Business Review, to delivering a major new collaboration between business and civil society, and working with international frameworks and fora such as the World Economic Forum, the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Global Compact. 

In addition to helping the DCMS build out its strategic role in responsible business policy, success in this role also means working closely with colleagues across Whitehall. 

We look for talented, dynamic, and self-motivated individuals who want to to pick up new skills, have meaningful impact and develop public sector experience.

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Point of contact for applicants: alexandra.meagher@culture.gov.uk