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Reference: 74466

Date Added: 3 February 2020
Closing Date: 21 February 2020

Job Title: Public Affairs Researcher - Internship (three months)

Working For: Interel Group UK

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Interel is a top 10, multiple award winning, international public affairs agency with a roster of blue chip clients including Budweiser, John Lewis, Jet2.com, Expedia and Alibaba. With offices in six locations and specialist partners covering more than 70 markets around the world, we combine global reach with local political and policy expertise to deliver outstanding results for our clients.

We are recruiting for a Public Affairs Research Intern to join our fast-growing UK team. This will be a three month internship and the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the provision of political monitoring and intelligence, helping to devise and implement Westminster and Whitehall stakeholder engagement programmes for clients, undertaking political research and organising receptions and events. In addition, they will develop good relationships with parliamentary and departmental contacts, contribute to the development of new business initiatives and provide support with administrative functions across the business.

Person requirements

• Knowledge and understanding of the UK’s political, policy and legislative processes
• Experience gained through working in parliament, for a political party, a think tank, in-house, or for another public affairs agency (i.e., through internships or work experience) is desirable
• A demonstrable passion for politics
• Ability to become proficient in new subject areas, and move from issue to issue
• Good organisation and time management skills, able to deliver high quality work within tight deadlines
• A confident communicator, with the ability to understand and grasp detail
• The ability to work well and co-operatively in team environments
• A flexible attitude and enthusiastic approach, to be able to work in a variety of different roles and contexts
• Experience and expertise with digital skills, including social media
• Basic commercial awareness and an understanding of the financial imperative of working in a consultancy

This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to begin a career in public affairs. We offer the opportunity to work with dynamic and exciting clients, travel for client meetings, pension contributions, employee life insurance, and a sports and cultural bonus.

Closing Date: 21 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held in our London office. Please note that we may start interviews before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply, email your CV and brief covering letter (maximum one page) to Holly Ramsey at holly.ramsey@interelgroup.com. CVs without an accompanying letter will not be accepted.
Please note that we may not be able to acknowledge every application we receive.

Website: http://interelgroup.com/uk/

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