Work Experience - Public Affairs Team

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Work Experience - Public Affairs Team

Grayling’s fast-growing public affairs team is looking for ambitious students and recent graduates to join the team for two weeks of work experience in October and November 2019. 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 (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 Your covering letter should detail both why you would like the role and why you are suitable for it.



Location: London, Holborn Gate 26 Southampton Buildings

Posted: 24th May 2019

Contract: Work Experience

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