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Reference: 82090

Date Added: 13 January 2022
Closing Date: 28 February 2022

Job Title: Associate, Public Affairs

Working For: Weber Shandwick

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Weber Shandwick is excited to be seeking a talented Associate to join our Public Affairs team. Working across a portfolio of leading businesses, you will be delivering campaigns that help our clients to navigate an unprecedented time of political change and uncertainty.
This role will offer great exposure to our clients in the UK. The ideal candidates will be passionate about politics, and interested in the UK political landscape, and have a desire to work on the cutting edge of the way politics impacts global businesses.

What will you be doing?

• Political monitoring and research
• Managing political engagement programmes
• Drafting briefings for stakeholders
• Managing outreach to the political and business media as part of integrated campaigns
• Working with our designers and video team to develop digital content that will be used in a political setting
• Managing political and stakeholder events
• Working with polling companies, academics and other research organisations

Who are you?

• Previous experience working in Parliament, government, for a political party, at a think tank or similar organisation
• An analytical mind with an ability to cut through information and find what really matters to clients
• An excellent communicator and exceptional writing skills
• Good organisational and project management skills.

Even better if:

• Campaign experience, either for a political party or campaigning organisation
• Experience working in public affairs, either at an agency or in-house

The Perks & Benefits

• Flexible working
• 25 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays
• Personal pension plan
• Group life assurance
• Group income protection
Note from the talent team:

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Closing Date: 28 February 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We are currently accepting applications and will be interviewing within the coming weeks

Application Details

Please apply via the following link: https://grnh.se/676e13622us

Website: https://www.webershandwick.com/

Additional Notes