Executive - Advocacy

SEC Newgate is looking to hire an Executive to join our Advocacy team. The role would be within our Housing and Development team and would be ideal for a recent graduate with an interest in the UK political system, particularly at a local level, and an ambition to work in communications.

SEC Newgate London office — Start date Mar 2021

Executive - Advocacy

The role would include:

  • Monitoring local, regional and national news on a daily basis
  • Producing regular digests for internal and external audiences
  • Providing administrative functions for the team
  • Assisting with research on projects across a range of sectors, including housebuilding, energy, infrastructure and transport
  • Assisting with regular updates to SEC Newgate’s Who Runs My Council website 

We are an insights and research-driven global strategic communications and advocacy group. We work at the nexus of business, politics, communities, markets and media to deliver positive outcomes. We are the people you come to with an opportunity to seize or a problem to solve. Our advice is delivered by over 600 professionals across six continents, providing clients with around the clock counsel and support, implementing campaigns locally, nationally and internationally. 

This is a valuable opportunity for someone seeking to start a career in public affairs and communications and an ideal role for someone who has a strong academic record and, ideally, knowledge of the political or public policy environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the political and legislative processes at local authority level
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and experience of working in a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, and be able to prioritise workloads
  • Computer skills: MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel


Job details

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  • Location: SEC Newgate London
  • Start date: Mar 2021
  • Expires: 26 Mar 2021
  • Salary: TBC