Communications Consultant – London

Due to expansion of its strategic communications offering, Political Intelligence is looking for an ambitious Communications consultant (SAE/AM) to join its growing team. 

This is an exciting role that offers the right candidate the opportunity to use their experience and skills to help shape and grow the strategic communications function across the London office alongside the communications director. You will help to build and deliver PR and communications plans for clients, delivering media engagement, event management, reputation management, brand awareness to name a few. You will work across a broad range of clients from health to cyber security and insurtech– delivering meaningful and impactful communications campaigns. 

Political Intelligence is a strategic communications consultancy with a core focus in the tech and health sectors. We have evolved from our long-standing heritage as a specialist public affairs consultancy to an integrated communications consultancy.  

For more than 25 years our core sector has been tech and areas that tech touches and disrupts. Any experience or interests in these areas would be very welcome but what is essential is a passion for making change happen. You will be ambitious and confident, with a couple of years agency experience and keen to learn and grow within new sectors. A strong interest in politics and policy would be advantageous, but not essential. Our clients are a mix of well-known corporates, innovative start-ups, SMEs, charities and trade associations.  

You may be an ambitious senior account executive looking to make a step up or an existing account manager looking for a different challenge and the opportunity to join a small and fast-growing team.  

  • You’ll have at least two years’ experience, whether agency or in-house, able to demonstrate a solid grounding and understanding of core communication skills. 
  • A keen interest in the media and current affairs is appreciated, together with creativity and a track record in producing excellent content for a variety of audiences, mediums and sectors 
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to process and manage information in order to create strong content 
  • You’ll be passionate about the key issues of today with a desire to work on projects that will make a difference to people across the UK 
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement across health and politics would be an advantage 
  • Be able to join brainstorms, develop campaign ideas and demonstrate strategic thinking 
  • Good people skills – the candidate is expected to be comfortable engaging with a wide range of people, from senior colleagues to journalists and from MPs to industry stakeholders 
  • A team-player mindset and be energetic, committed to succeeding for clients, and responding well to a fast-paced and dynamic working culture 
  • Enjoy problem solving and working on own initiative 

Further information: 

  • Offer type: This is a full-time hybrid, with a mix of office-based and home-working 
  • Location: the role is based in London (Moorgate/Shoreditch area) but will involve a combination of remote working  
  • Remuneration: Salary for this role is c.27-35k dependent upon skills and experience, with a generous performance-related annual bonus 

Please send a two-page CV and a cover letter of no more than 1 page to: join.us@political-intelligence.com 

The closing date is 31st May. Please note we will be reviewing applications periodically and may interview before this date so would encourage early applications. 

There are likely to be two-three rounds of interview for this position.