Research Consultant - Public Affairs

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£19-25K
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
06 Nov 2016
Ref
MS886289
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A leading, top tier public affairs agency based in Central London, are looking for a Research Consultant to join their team. This researcher will work on accounts covering a range of sectors including education, property, healthcare and crisis management meaning no two days will ever be the same! This is a really amazing opportunity as the agency are regarded as one of the best in the UK and work with huge blue-chip clients – meaning exposure to exciting projects and the chance to gain responsibility quickly. The agency are looking for someone with a genuine passion for politics and someone who is switched on, enthusiastic and willing to learn.

As a Research Consultant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Aiding in event planning and logistics
  • Tracking parliamentary and media activity for a range of clients on a daily basis
  • Providing detailed and accurate research support to client account teams
  • Providing high-quality public affairs services to support clients in the financial services team
  • Building effective working relationships with clients, the media and other stakeholders

You will demonstrate:

  • A related degree and some experience working in Westminster or in Public Affairs
  • Excellent research, written and analytical skills
  • A passion for politics and public affairs
  • A proactive and hardworking approach
  • Confidence in your knowledge of the UK political system
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • An enthusiastic and driven attitude

Offering great scope for development, and a stimulating working environment, this is a brilliant opportunity to work with a vibrant team on a number of high profile issues and would be an amazing foot in the door for someone who wants a career in Public Affairs. If this role sounds interesting to you, then don’t hesitate to contact Millie@jflrecruit.com.