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Reference: 85999

Date Added: 20 September 2022
Closing Date: 25 October 2022

Job Title: Consultant, Political

Working For: Teneo

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The work of the Political & Regulatory practice area includes advising senior clients on political developments; helping clients to shape and respond to government policy proposals; developing communication strategies that showcase client best practice; supporting clients to communicate their positions to political stakeholders; identifying and tracking political risks; commissioning original research on client areas of interest; and working to ensure political issues are considered in broader communications campaigns.

A Consultant is the lynch-pin for account co-ordination and brings a strong approach to project and time management. They’re responsible for staying ahead of political and policy developments from key stakeholders, and for applying strong client-focused insight. They ensure that all client reporting is completed and shared in a timely manner.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Around three years’ experience in a political or policy role, or a communications role with significant political or policy aspects to it
  • Experience generating high quality political or communications research and analysis – including recommendations for action - in a useable and engaging way
  • Desirable: Experience of policy development via experience with a think tank, civil service, a party-political role, or similar in-house position
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, tailoring style of communication to the intended audience
  • Ability to build and sustain good client relationships
  • Appetite to build their own skills and knowledge
  • Enthusiasm about creativity and campaigning, including working with and across different communications disciplines to deliver maximum impact
  • Proactively seek and develop new and better ways of delivering client work
  • Work well under pressure, problem solving independently of senior team when required

Company Benefits

Competitive salary (depending on experience)

  • 28 days holiday
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Annual salary review
  • Pension (with company contribution: 5% of annual salary)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave (depending on length of service) and shared parental leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Group Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Season ticket loans
  • Regular social, cultural and charitable activities
  • Flexible working with office laptop and phone provided

Closing Date: 25 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please click the following link to view the full job specification via our website where you will be able to submit your CV directly to the Talent Aquisition team at Teneo:


Website: https://www.teneo.com/uk/

Additional Notes