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Reference: 84549

Date Added: 12 June 2022
Closing Date: 7 July 2022

Job Title: Research Consultant

Working For: Forty Shillings

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 pa

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Forty Shillings is looking for a new Research Consultant/Account Executive to join a growing team in an exciting, dynamic and results orientated sector.

About Forty Shillings

Forty Shillings is an award-winning communications agency that focuses exclusively on property, development and land issues. We have a successful record of promoting residential and mixed-use development.

About You

We are looking for a driven and ambitious recent graduate to offer broad support to the existing team. You will have political awareness and an understanding of local government and regeneration. You will also need good time management skills, and the ability to juggle several tasks simultaneously with significant attention to detail. You will have strong drafting skills and the ability to explain complex situations to a number of different audiences.

About the job

This role would suit a recent graduate with good organisational and time management skills interested in the property industry and local politics.
Duties would include:

• Taking responsibility for all local, national and political media monitoring;
• Identifying and monitoring all relevant political stakeholders for projects;
• Providing administrative support for the team on client projects and consultation programmes, for example by carrying out data entry and managing databases and correspondence;
• Providing research support and data analysis for the team;
• Providing logistical support for the team including booking meeting rooms and conference facilities and helping to organise, publicise and attend public events;
• Responding to client and customer queries in a timely and responsive manner.


• Hybrid role with a mix of office-based and remote working
• Private Health Insurance: available to all employees and their immediate family.
• Cycle to Work Scheme: we participate in the Government’s cycle-to-work scheme. Under the scheme Forty Shillings will give the employee a tax free loan to purchase a bike which is then paid back in instalments.
• Season Ticket Loan: we will give the employee a loan to purchase a season ticket. The cost is then paid back in monthly instalments.


Closing Date: 7 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking to appoint as soon as possible so early applications are encouraged. 

Application Details

To apply for the role please send your CV and a covering letter to kay.fleming@fortyshillings.com (the letter should be no more than 250 words) setting out specifically:

a) your interest in property and planning, and

b) what you and your experience would bring the role.

Website: http://www,fortyshillings.com

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