A Public Affairs Consultant or lobbyist will provide clients with political and public policy advice that they have gained via personal contacts, political intelligence and through different sources of media. They will design, write and produce press releases and other reports, organise meetings, attend party conferences and other events and offer strategic advice to their clients.
A degree in public relations, politics, public administration, social policy, management or law would be beneficial although entry could be gained with other subjects.
- Excellent research skills
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- A strong interest in politics and policy issues
- The ability analyse and summarise material
- Good interpersonal skills
- Excellent listening skills
- Able to give an impartial view
£18,000 to £23,000