Junior Copywriter

Hanbury Strategy
London (Greater)
Competitive + Bonus and benefits
Closing date
4 Aug 2020

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About Hanbury Strategy 

Hanbury Strategy is a fast-growth strategic advisory firm that provides political analysis, insight and corporate communications to clients from the FTSE 100 through to fast-growth, disruptive start-ups. 

In less than four years Hanbury has grown to nearly 60 people with offices in London, Brussels and Berlin, with ambitious plans for the rest of 2020 and beyond. Described as 'one of the most exciting start-ups in the space for some years' the Hanbury team continues to innovate and expand. We are creating a new role for a smart and ambitious writer to support the substantial research and insight output across the firm. 

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic new recruit with a keen interest in politics, the media and campaigns to assist the team on writing projects. You will work directly with colleagues of all levels of seniority within the company, giving you the opportunity to develop your skills with experienced professionals from across the worlds of politics and media.

The successful candidate will be involved in a range of tasks and projects, which might include:

  • helping to draft briefing notes and background information documents
  • copywriting, such as for articles and speeches
  • proofreading documents

We have:

  • 28 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays) in the UK (26 in Brussels)
  • A say in how we build the company in regular internal strategy brainstorms and away days
  • Training courses tailored to your personal ambitions and goals 
  • A competitive package, salary and benefits, dependent on experience
  • Excellent pension package
  • An active social and cultural calendar to maintain connections during lockdown
  • Offices in a central London co-working space with an onsite cafe, showers, fitness classes, live music and film screenings
  • Equally in Brussels and Berlin we have vibrant working spaces in central locations

You have:

  • A real interest in politics in the UK and EU and a dedication to producing high quality work
  • Exceptional and proven writing and research skills alongside an aptitude for proof-reading and editing documents e.g. articles and speeches 
  • A keen eye for detail with good spelling and grammar with English as your mother tongue
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, a desire to innovate and be part of a fast-growth organisation 
  • Organisational ability, a personable approach and are a team-player 
  • The appetite and flexibility to work with clients across a range of industries and verticals
  • Solid work experience or internships in a relevant field and/or one or two years experience in a related permanent position 
  • Interest in working with people with a diverse range of backgrounds and opinions

To Apply

We are more interested in potential and attitude than a candidate who ticks all the boxes. To apply, please email info@hanburystrategy.com with your CV and a recent sample of your written work. Please also write a covering letter and answer the following questions in your email; 

  • Tell us about a time when you overcame a challenge/successfully influenced someone? (300 words max)
  • What achievement are you most proud of in your career/studies thus far? (300 words max)

Hanbury Strategy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex or sexual orientation. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process or ultimately in employment. 

Our mission is to be the go-to international consultancy for anyone facing a challenging political risk or issue. We provide political analysis and insight covering both the UK and the EU to help clients navigate this time of unprecedented change. Alongside our political analysis, we create communications strategies to help clients communicate effectively with consumers and government, while underpinning our work with first-class polling and data.

Read our article on PRWeek: Public affairs consultancy in the spotlight: Hanbury Strategy

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