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Reference: 72133

Date Added: 31 July 2019
Closing Date: 23 August 2019

Job Title: Intern/Researcher

Working For: Local Dialogue

Location: London or Leeds

Salary: £10.55 per hour (London Living Wage)

Job Details

Local Dialogue is a leading public affairs/communications consultancy working with clients in both the public and private sectors, predominantly on planning and regeneration projects.

We are looking for a new Intern/Researcher to join either our London or Leeds office for three months with the possibility of this developing into a permanent position. This position would suit those looking to take the next step in their careers as well as recent graduates or post-graduates.

Candidates with a background in, or understanding of planning, regeneration and politics are preferred.

Duties would include

  • Researching local and national politics for individual projects
  • Researching site planning histories
  • Helping to organise, publicise and staff public events
  • Supporting the team by managing databases and correspondence
  • Monitoring of national, regional, local, online and trade media, as well as political news sources
  • General support on active projects
  • Contributing to business development

We require

  • A strong interest in politics, current affairs, local government, planning, regeneration and/or development
  • Very strong written and oral communication skills – you must have excellent written English with close attention to detail
  • The ability to work efficiently and to tight deadlines
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with internet-based research. You should be proficient with Microsoft Office and happy to work on a Mac
  • Someone with a can-do attitude, ready to roll their sleeves up and make the most of this opportunity

This is a paid role and an excellent opportunity that can lead to a permanent position. The hours are Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:30 with one hour for lunch.

Local Dialogue is an equal opportunities employer. 

Closing Date: 23 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking to appoint as soon as possible and if the right candidate is found, the position may be filled ahead of the closing date.

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for this position in our London or Leeds Office, please send a covering letter (no more than 150 words) and CV to - recruitment@localdialogue.com

For more information, please call - Mike Denness - 07717 452 858.

Previous applicants need not reapply. We will not acknowledge all applications.

Website: http://localdialogue.com

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