Date Added: 8 November 2023
: 24 November 2023
Job Title: Junior Public Affairs Executive
Working For: Lansons Team Farner
Length of Contract: Permanent
Lansons is looking for a public affairs (PA) executive to bolster its PA offer at an exciting time for growth. This is a fast-paced support role in which you would be working as an integral member of client teams, responsible for the administration and smooth running of our client programmes. Some experience in a PA role or in Parliament would help equip you for the role and allow you to start with confidence.
The role is varied and some of the responsibilities include:
• Research for client projects and initiatives
• Providing political monitoring for clients
• Assisting in planning for events, including liaison with venues and suppliers
• Drafting briefing documents to brief clients on forthcoming meetings with journalists
• Attending weekly team meetings and being responsible for weekly actions document
• Drafting responses to Parliamentary and stakeholder consultations
• Networking and building your contact base within the industry
• Identifying and contributing to new business
Our ideal candidate will have a keen interest in politics and communications and a good understanding of parliamentary processes in Westminster & Whitehall. A keen eye for detail, proactivity, strong communication and collaboration skills, and excellent organisation skills are essential. The role will also include a need to be able to confidently communicate with senior colleagues and external individuals. It will also require a good working knowledge and experience in using social media, and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Lansons’ employees are the heart of our agency, and we aim to be a special place to work, offering people career guidance, training and genuine career progression and professional development throughout their time with us. Our commitment to being a great place to work has been recognised in the UK’s Best Workplace list for an amazing nineteen years in a row.
Closing Date: 24 November 2023
If you have an interest in current affairs, the news, the media and an entrepreneurial drive we would love to hear from you.
Interviews will commence asap and we may hold interviews and appoint before the closing date for the right candidate, so we would encourage early applications
Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering letter or email to set out why you think you would add value to Lansons. We regret to inform that due to the large number of applications we are unable to respond to every applicant.