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Reference: 59463

Date Added: 13 February 2017
Closing Date: 3 March 2017

Job Title: Research Consultant

Working For: Lexington Communications

Location: London

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Job Details

Lexington Communications is one of the UK’s leading independent public affairs and communications agencies, specialising in providing an issues-based approach to political and media challenges. We have a broad range of high profile clients in a number of different sectors including financial services, health, transport, energy and food.

We are currently looking to recruit a Research Consultant to join our political intelligence team to work across a number of high profile corporate clients. The successful candidate will be involved in:
• Tracking parliamentary and media activity for a range of clients on a daily basis
• Working on a range of client accounts providing research and support
• Helping with event planning and logistics

The job would suit a bright, enthusiastic graduate with a willingness to learn and a desire to build a career in public affairs. An ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines is essential, as are good personal organisation and time management skills. The successful candidate will gain experience of working in a highly political environment, with exposure to high profile clients in a variety of sectors. He or she will also be able to take advantage of training opportunities offered by Lexington. Candidates must have an active interest in, and understanding of, politics and current affairs.  Relevant political experience, preferably working for an MP in Westminster or within a public affairs agency, is desirable.

Closing Date: 3 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will start to take place before the closing date, with the successful candidate starting in early March.

Application Details

To apply please send a CV and a brief covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the role to Matthew.Field@lexcomm.co.uk.  Please put 'Research Consultant Application' in the subject line.

Website: http://www.lexcomm.co.uk

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