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10 June 2022

We are recruiting: Policy Advisor

We are recruiting: Policy Advisor
The SWA is seeking a Policy Advisor to join our Industry team.

Team: Industry Team, reporting to the Head of Environment

Location: The SWA (Scotch Whisky Association) has offices in Edinburgh (HQ) and London. SWA is moving towards a hybrid working model which will include homeworking. The ability to travel to the SWA’s offices regularly, member companies and other locations in the UK and occasionally further afield will be required to fulfil this role.

Salary: £36,000-40,000 per annum

Benefits package: 25 days holiday and generous group personal pension plan

The role:

The policy advisor will be involved in the research & analysis of existing and developing regulatory requirements relevant to the industry, particularly focussing on those impacting sustainability and excise & customs. The post holder will be responsible for providing associated writing briefings and reports, responding to official consultations and engaging with both internal and external stakeholders and our membership, to develop and communicate relevant policy positions.

The full job advert can be downloaded here

Equal Opportunities and Applications

Please note, there isn't any capacity for sponsorship, so any applications which require such won't be considered. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

If you have any questions about the role or the SWA please contact Head of Environment, Anna Graham -