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Reference: 91459

Date Added: 18 January 2024
Closing Date: 2 February 2024

Job Title: Senior Adviser

Working For: GK Strategy

Location: London

Salary: In line with PRCA benchmarking

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

GK Strategy is a leading policy, public affairs and communications consultancy firm based in Westminster.

We support businesses and organisations to build relationships in their political and regulatory environment and help improve their reputation and growth through better understanding of the political, policy and regulatory landscape. Our people are at the centre of what we do. GK’s experienced team offers unparalleled political insight and targeted and effective strategic communications strategies and advocacy.

We are seeking a Senior Adviser to support client teams across a range of policy areas, and to play a crucial role in the delivery of retained political advisory, managing client relationships, and supporting the coordination and delivery of agreed public affairs strategies.


  • Responsibility for the delivery of public affairs and policy counsel, research projects and delivery of engagement strategies
  • Responsibility for proactively identifying relevant policy and regulatory developments for clients and developing suitable recommendations.
  • To support on the delivery of GK research and political due dilligence projects for private equity clients when required
  • Leading client meetings alongside senior colleagues on project delivery
  • Provide policy advisory to private equity clients and to wider GK offering including Advocacy accounts
  • Supporting the senior leadership on new business initiatives and proactively identifying prospective new business opportunities


  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management
  • Ability to build good relationships and networks
  • An enthusiasm for developing GK’s commercial policy offering and supporting new business initiatives across the business
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of how policy developments could impact on businesses and organisations
  • Application of creativity and the use of initiative/problem solving
  • A demonstrable interest in politics, policy and current affairs
  • A willingness to ‘get stuck in’ to support the delivery of agreed work programmes
  • Two years consultancy, in-house or Parliamentary experience desirable

Closing Date: 2 February 2024

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking to hold interviews and make an offer as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please apply with a CV and covering letter setting our your experience and suitability for this role to Will Blackman at will@gkstrategy.com

Suitable candidates will be invited to interview as applications are received. A successful candidate may be appointed before the closing date. Unfortunately owing to the volume of applications anticipated, we are only able to acknowledge applicants that are invited to interview.

Website: https://gkstrategy.com/

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