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Reference: 84697

Date Added: 21 June 2022
Closing Date: 8 July 2022

Job Title: Intern, Public Affairs

Working For: Infrastructure Matters

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage

Length of Contract: 3 months

Job Details

Are you ready to start your career in public affairs in major infrastructure?

If you want to build experience public affairs, this could be the role for you. Join Infrastructure Matters for a three-month, paid internship. We’re looking to develop new talent and have a programme to help you grow into the best consultant you can be, while you gain hands-on experience in a high-performing team.

About the company

Infrastructure Matters (IM) is a consultancy that works on the early stages of major public and private infrastructure projects. Relationships are at the heart of everything we do – with our clients, our stakeholders, and in our team. We are the golden thread between projects and the stakeholders which will define them. Our strengths are rooted in our ability to thrive in complex environments, our political instincts and our capacity to create connections.

We make the complex simple. We bring clarity to the political challenges facing our clients. We work to find creative solutions to these problems. Our mission is to play a defining role in transformational projects which make a difference to people’s lives.

About the role

The IM public affairs intern will support the public affairs function across a range of clients. They will take on some responsibility across both client and internal projects, and will work closely with the wider IM team. They will be supported in their development in becoming a consultant and starting a career in public affairs.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Political, media and policy monitoring
  • Researching and developing stakeholder briefing notes for client meetings
  • Event planning and execution
  • Supporting the wider team on the delivery of projects and campaigns
  • Demonstrating and upholding IM values and behaviours

What we are looking for in you:

  • A keen interest in politics and public affairs
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to construct clear and concise arguments
  • A strong academic track record
  • Ability working to tight deadlines and balance workloads

Closing Date: 8 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews and appointment to the role may take place before the posted closing date. 

Application Details

Please send CV and brief cover letter, talking to your experience and what attracts you to the role, to Jay Francis at jfrancis@infrastructure-matters.co.uk

Website: https://infrastructure-matters.co.uk

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