Grayling Public Affairs – Work Experience opportunities

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Grayling Public Affairs – Work Experience opportunities

Grayling’s fast-growing public affairs team is always looking for ambitious students and recent graduates to join the team for two weeks of work experience. This is a great opportunity to work in an enthusiastic team, developing a number of key skills, and adding to your CV.

 

Successful applicants will work on a number of our flagship client accounts, including some of the country’s most recognisable organisations (a full list of our clients can be found on the APPC register). Grayling has a prestigious public affairs and planning practice and was named Consultancy of the Year at the Public Affairs Awards 2016.

 

Daily tasks will include:

  • Media and political monitoring
  • Producing research briefings on a diverse range of topics
  • Writing biographies of key stakeholders
  • Helping to organise events
  • Liaising with MPs’ offices

 

Essential candidate requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A good political knowledge, and a strong interest in current affairs
  • A strong eye for detail

 

Desirable candidate requirements:

  • Be studying or have studied Politics, or equivalent, at university
  • Experience working with a political party, Member of Parliament, or inside another business
  • Existing experience in an agency or in-house public affairs environment

 

Application Details & Selection process

Our selection process consists of an interview (in person or via phone/Skype), and a short written task.

 

Please submit a CV and a covering letter to sam.colson@grayling.com. Your covering letter should detail both why you would like the role and why you are suitable for it.

 

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to them all, or provide feedback

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Location: London, Holborn Gate 26 Southampton Buildings

Posted: 3rd January 2018

Contract: n/a

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