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Reference: 72730

Date Added: 17 September 2019
Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs Internship (6 month FTC) - REMOVED

Working For: Grant Thornton

Location: London

Salary: £20,000

Job Details

We are pleased to be recruiting to our Public Affairs, Policy and Insights team for a six-month paid internship. This offers an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about politics, its impact on Business and who wants to learn more about the private sector.

Joining a specialist team, you will advise clients and colleagues on a rapidly changing business environment with specific focus on Brexit and wider political change – helping them understand what is going on and what it means for them.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and have excellent attention to detail, with experience/interest in politics and business policy.

Some of what you’ll be doing (please see full job description on our website):

  • support Public Affairs team and Brexit Advisory colleagues with specific information to feed into their client projects – including researching, writing guidance and presenting.
  • takes on own direct enquiry workload and actively develops strong relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • conducts high quality research in a timely manner, and ensures it is tailored to the needs of the user
  • manages own workload effectively to deadline. Keeps line manager informed about workload and shares capacity when needed
  • keep abreast of important political stories on a daily basis
  • proof-read and, if necessary, rewrite media statements and letters to parliamentarians
  • regularly reviews the Intranet and keeps up to date with the firm's strategy in relation to its core markets and sectors

Who we are looking for:

  • GCSE grades A-C (in English and Maths) – minimum requirement
  • Strong political knowledge: An intimate knowledge of the political process in the UK and Europe is crucial – minimum requirement
  • Experience in Pubic Affairs or related roles would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • The ability to gather and interpret information: To take on board and understand reams of new information is key.

Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place as soon as possible and we will close the role as soon as it fills.

Application Details

Please apply via our website using this direct link: https://ukgrantt.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/CareersGrantThornton/job/London-110-Bishopsgate/Public-Affairs-Assistant--6-month-FTC-_R1021053

Website: https://www.grantthornton.co.uk/

Additional Notes

19th September 2019 - This advert has been removed at the request of the original advertiser. Please do not apply for this role.