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Reference: 71730

Date Added: 3 July 2019
Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Job Title: Assistant Consultant, Public Affairs/Public Relations

Working For: Turley

Location: Belfast

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Turley is a national planning and development consultancy. We are looking for an energetic and focused individual to join our Strategic Communications team in Northern Ireland – on a fixed term 6 month contract to support new project instructions.

At Turley we believe in shaping better places - and to create great places you must involve people. Turley Strategic Communications focuses on people, and their influence on the planning and place-making process.

We lead on community, political and press engagement to shape attitudes, generate support and secure planning permission. We work alongside clients delivering strategic property and infrastructure development across the UK and Ireland.

We are experts in campaigning, consultation, and creative solutions. As a professional service in an employee company we work with co-owners across our planning, design, heritage, economics and sustainability to deliver results for high profile projects and clients.

We are seeking an Assistant Consultant to support continuing growth in our Belfast and City of Derry~North West offices. With the aspiration of a career in public affairs/public relations your role will be to support our senior team to develop project strategy, and deliver public exhibitions, press management and councillor engagement in order to minimise planning risk.

You will be passionate about press and social media campaigns and their role in community consultation, and have a demonstrable interest in current and political affairs in Northern Ireland.

Our ideal colleague will be educated to degree level; be highly organised and flexible; a confident face-to-face communicator with excellent writing ability. A passion for the built environment and knowledge of Northern Planning system and local government is important but not essential; and any previous consultancy experience is desirable.

We are seeking an Assistant Consultant / Consultant who wants to gain experience in Public Affairs, Marketing, Public Relations or Community Consultation, and has an interest in the development sector in Northern Ireland. If you are interested in the challenge of engaging with people to address complex and controversial issues we want to hear from you.

Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

For further information about the role please contact Michael McKenna on 07917576370 or John Davison on 07714488254.

If you think that Turley could be the right move for you, please apply in confidence to careers@turley.co.uk with details of your current salary.

Please note, as per the Fair Employment and Treatment (NI) Order 1998, as an equal opportunity employer we are required to monitor the community background of our applicants and employees in Northern Ireland.

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

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