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Reference: 84615

Date Added: 15 June 2022
Closing Date: 24 June 2022

Job Title: Intern Consultant

Working For: Global Advisory firm, Highgate

Location: London

Salary: £1,917 per month, equivalent to London Living Wage

Length of Contract: 6 months

Job Details

Highgate is a global advisory firm operating at the intersection of communications, business strategy, intelligence and politics. Our team of senior consultants advise CEOs, political leaders and prominent individuals on high-stakes issues. We design and execute political, business and communication strategies, manage crises, and improve clients’ operations, reputation and stakeholders’ relations.

Highgate is looking for an intern to join the team to support us in delivering high-stakes communication campaigns for our clients. This is an ideal opportunity for a hard-working and enthusiastic individual looking to gain experience and develop their career in political consultancy and communications.

As part of our Internship Programme we invest in bespoke training and you will have a dedicated mentor throughout to support and guide you. We are fully committed to hybrid working and you will also have full access to our office in Berkeley Square.

Our interns are important members of the team, have full access to the senior team, are involved in company meetings and support on business development.

Typical key tasks:

  • Research and draft content including blogs, briefings, newsletters, etc.
  • Research and analysis of media articles for clients, incl. daily media monitoring
  • Research and compile briefing notes in the areas of politics, business, ESG, international affairs
  • Monitor social and traditional media and analyse opportunities for clients
  • Research and compile stakeholder lists
  • Draft social media content and media pitches
  • Attend client and team meetings, note taking
  • Support with brainstorming and drafting communications and business strategies
  • Ad-hoc administrative tasks

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent written skills
  • Ability to think critically
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to provide quality research notes within short time frames
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to learn
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Keen interest and good understanding of politics and international affairs
  • Foreign language skills and digital skills are desirable

Closing Date: 24 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Start date is July 18th. This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week.

Application Details

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK. They must have completed an undergraduate degree or demonstrate at least one year of professional experience. The internship is full-time for 6 months (until end of December 2022) with a possibility of extension based on performance and business demand. To apply, send your CV and cover letter to internship@highgate.ltd 

Website: https://www.highgate.ltd

Additional Notes