Executive (Advocacy/ Public Affairs)

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

SEC Newgate London office — Start date Jul 2021

Executive (Advocacy/ Public Affairs)

The role will include working with clients across a range of sectors, including financial services, energy, infrastructure and transport.   

SEC Newgate UK is a fast growing international communications agency with offices and affiliates in Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. This is a valuable opportunity for someone at a recent graduate level or equivalent 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. In return, you’ll enjoy a great collaborative company culture, global network, competitive employee benefits and an unrivalled opportunity to progress your career.

The candidate will:

  • Have a knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, business, politics and the legislative processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Profess a professional eye for detail.
  • Have the ability to think clearly, rise to challenge and work as part of a team as well as under your own initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills and experience of working in a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, and be able to prioritise workloads
  • Have strong research and organisational skills
  • Have experience working in the fields of politics, campaigning, policy or communications would be an advantage, but is not necessary

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@secnewgate.co.uk with Public Affairs in the subject line.

We are looking for immediate joiners, and reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

Job details

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  • Location: SEC Newgate London
  • Start date: Jul 2021
  • Expires: 23 Jul 2021
  • Salary: TBC