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Reference: 75327

Date Added: 27 June 2020
Closing Date: 10 July 2020

Job Title: Policy and Communications Research Consultant

Working For: Lexington Communications

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Policy and Communications Research Consultant

Lexington Communications is looking for a first-rate Policy and Communications Researcher to join our successful and growing public affairs and communications team.

You will be part of a dynamic, hard-working and high-achieving team working across a number of accounts in Lexington’s global client portfolio. Our clients are drawn from sectors spanning education, the creative industries, transport, health, infrastructure, financial services and charity.

You will play a key role in the team, involved in a wide variety of work including public affairs, campaigns, digital communications, responsible business, and issues management.

While no two days are the same, key responsibilities will include:

  • Political, parliamentary and media monitoring;
  • Researching;
  • Drafting policy reports and meeting briefings;
  • Contributing to client meetings and brainstorms;
  • Event planning and organisation;
  • New business development.

The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in the UK political system and the interaction between politics, the media and business.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An excellent writer, capable of writing in a number different styles e.g. reports, speeches, analysis;
  • Positive, with a can-do attitude;
  • Organised, with strong time management skills and excellent attention to detail;
  • Proactive, good at developing ideas for creative campaigns;
  • Able to contribute to devising political and communications strategies;
  • A good understanding of UK politics and the issues affecting businesses and charities;
  • Able to understand, summarise and communicate complex issues for different audiences;
  • Prepared to work hard and always carry out tasks to the highest possible standard.

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in a political, research or communications role;
  • Understanding of UK parliamentary processes;
  • Understanding of the UK media environment.

At Lexington, we believe in creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. We will give proper consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Closing Date: 10 July 2020

Interview/Start Dates

As soon as possible, subject to notice period if applicable. Due to the current lockdown, all interviews will take place via video conference.

Application Details

To apply for the position please send your CV and a short covering letter to: titus.duckworth@lexcomm.co.uk

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

Additional Notes