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. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot reply to each applicant.

 

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.

 

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Location: London, Holborn Gate 26 Southampton Buildings

Posted: 8th March 2018

Contract: Work Experience

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