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Reference: 85740

Date Added: 30 August 2022
Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Job Title: Political and Media Consultant

Working For: Bridgehead Communications

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Job Details

Based in the City of London, Bridgehead is a leading communications consultancy with expertise in political engagement, media relations and campaign management. We are looking to recruit a full-time Political and Media Consultant to join our fast-growing PR and Public Affairs team. The role is well suited to someone with experience of working in either politics or the media or a recent graduate looking to embark on a career in political and media communications.

The successful candidate will have strong written and communication skills as well as a demonstrable interest in both politics and the media. The successful candidate will: work directly with the Managing Director and other team members; regularly engage with clients; develop an understanding of specialist policy areas; draft comment articles for publication in the national, online and trade media; and contribute thoughts and ideas to client strategy discussions.

Key Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Media Monitoring.
  • Updating and maintaining client social media channels.
  • Tracking and collating political events for use in forward planning and client strategy.
  • Writing opinion pieces for publication in the national and specialist media.
  • Editing client opinion pieces.
  • Developing deep undertstanding of key policy areas. 
  • Drafting and issuing press releases and comments to the media.
  • Engaging with journalists and MPs’ offices.
  • Conducting meetings with MPs and policy experts.
  • Event planning and organising.
  • Contributing to and drafting briefing notes on policy areas.
  • Assisting with proposal drafting for prospective clients.

Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be ongoing. The successful applicant may be appointed before the closing date.

Application Details

Please submit a CV and short covering letter to William Walter, Managing Director at: william.walter@bridgeheadcommunications.com

Website: https://www.bridgeheadcommunications.com/

Additional Notes