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Policy Team

“No two days are the same and it offers a great opportunity to meet and network with a range of partners and stakeholders.”

Kristina, Policy Team member

Our Policy Team (PT) works across Wilton Park helping to deliver a programme of strategic dialogues in support of the UK’s foreign policy objectives.

They play a crucial role working on the lifecycle of Wilton Park meetings from identifying and developing initial policy ideas through to preparing, project managing and delivering events. It’s a varied role with regular international travel and exposure to the world of foreign policy, soft power and international diplomacy.

Wilton Park offers the PT an engaging workspace, enabling them to settle quickly into a professional work environment, develop their professional skills and get hands on policy and programme delivery experience. The roles help support onward career progression, with former PT colleagues having successfully moved into a range of roles within the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), other Government departments, think tanks, the charitable sector as well as the commercial world.

To learn more about this, meet the current team and hear from past and present members of the PT

The PT working day

Help identify and develop ideas, concepts and event programmes with partners across all of our policy strands of work

Research and provide policy support for potential events

Identify and reach out to possible new partners, speakers and participants for Wilton Park dialogues

Work with Wilton Park’s communications team on event evaluation and the tracking of impacts and outcomes from our dialogues

Travel overseas to support the policy aims and the delivery of our dialogues when needed

Maximise development opportunities through FCDO and Civil Service learning resources, including the FCDO’s Diplomatic Academy

Please note we are not currently recruiting and are unable to accept unsolicited applications outside of a formal recruitment window. Should you have any questions about Wilton Park’s Policy Team go to the “Contact Us” page here.