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EXPERIENCED HIRES

We’re always interested to talk with talented professionals who might add something new to the team. Whether you are a public affairs or PR professional, have a background in politics, or come from the world of business or the media, we would be interested in hearing from you.

Please send CVs with a covering letter to: contact@lexcomm.co.uk

GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

We run a paid internship programme aimed at recent graduates. A high proportion of interns go on to become permanent Lexington consultants.

Internships run on a rolling basis and are tailored to individuals and to the needs of the agency. They usually last between one and three months.

If you are interested in a graduate position at Lexington, please send your CV with a covering letter to catriona.macmahon@lexcomm.co.uk

CURRENT VACANCIES

Research Consultant 

Lexington is offering an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Consultant.

The successful candidate will play a key role in a busy team working across a range of communications campaigns and projects for Lexington’s global client portfolio. They will experience all aspects of work in a busy communications agency, including public affairs, PR and issues management.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing daily political and media monitoring across specific client sectors as well as general political issues
  • Undertaking research projects for clients and the company
  • Drafting materials such as briefings, reports and presentations
  • Executing and contributing to the development of client work programmes
  • Event planning and organisation

The position would suit a recent graduate looking to build their experience in political consultancy, campaigning and corporate communications. We are looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communications skills, a genuine passion and interest in the UK political system, excellent attention to detail, strong organisation and time management skills, and a positive, can-do attitude. Experience in public affairs, politics or the media is desirable.

Location:                               London

Salary:                                    Competitive

Closing date:                        5th March 2018

Interview dates:                Interviews may take place before the closing date, so you are encouraged to apply early.

Start date:                            March 2018

To apply, please send a CV and a brief covering letter, explaining why you think you would be suitable for the role to catriona.macmahon@lexcomm.co.uk

 

Graduate intern

NB – this role would suit a recent graduate who may not have direct experience of public affairs

Lexington is offering an exciting opportunity to join our team with a full-time internship. Interns should be able to commit to a period of three months, with the possibility of a full-time position at the end of the internship.

The successful candidate will play a key role in a busy team working across a range of communications campaigns and projects for Lexington’s global client portfolio. They will experience all aspects of work in a busy communications agency, including public affairs, PR and issues management.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking political and media monitoring across a variety of client sectors and general political issues
  • Providing research support for client accounts and wider company work
  • Supporting with event planning and execution
  • Providing general assistance to the company

The position would suit a recent graduate looking to build their experience in political consultancy, campaigning and corporate communications. We are looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communications skills, a genuine passion and interest in the UK political system, excellent attention to detail, strong organisation and time management skills, and a positive, can-do attitude. Experience in politics or the media is desirable.

Location:                               London

Salary:                                    £7.33 per hour if aged 25 or under or £7.50 per hour if aged 25 or over

Closing date:                        5th March 2018

Interview dates:                Interviews may take place before the closing date, so you are encouraged to apply early.

Start date:                           March 2018

To apply, please send a CV and a brief covering letter, explaining why you think you would be suitable for the role to catriona.macmahon@lexcomm.co.uk

Internship (Manchester)

NB – this role would suit a recent graduate who may not have direct experience of public affairs

This is a rare opportunity to join a team of industry-leading political experts and the successful applicant will gain an invaluable insight into the public affairs industry. Our consultants work across a range of accounts relating to property development, spanning the residential, retail, energy and transport sectors. Lexington is also closely engaged with Manchester’s growth as England’s leading devolved centre of decision-making, opening up a diverse portfolio of clients.

Candidates must be politically astute, with practical knowledge orexperience of local politics, as well as having an interest in and understanding of national current affairs.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • 2:1 degree or better (or working towards a degree)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Personable telephone manner
  • Good time keeping and organisational skills
  • An ability to follow instruction carefully

Experience of working or volunteering in the political arena, such as for a political party, Government Department, Local Authority or MP, would be a distinct advantage, as would an understanding of Local Authorities and the emerging devolution agenda.

This internship provides the opportunity to develop core public affairs consultancy skills, with responsibilities including:

  • Political research and media monitoring
  • Engaging with residents and community stakeholders in written correspondence, on the phone and face-to-face
  • Day-to-day drafting of a variety of documents, including research reports, communications materials, press releases and meeting reports
  • Supporting new business development activities of the wider team

You may also be required to assist with general office support tasks when required, with duties including:

  • Managing incoming and outgoing postage
  • Answering telephones and referring calls to appropriate office contact
  • Liaising with third party suppliers
  • Providing support for event organisation
  • General office duties, including scanning, photocopying, laminating,binding, etc.

The internship will last for three months. Some previous interns have gone on to secure full-time employment within the business, but this is not guaranteed. This role is for a three month period only.

Location:                               Manchester

Salary:                                    £7.33 per hour if aged 25 or under or £7.50 per hour if aged 25 or over

Closing date:                        16th March 2018

Interview dates:                Interviews may take place before the closing date, so you are encouraged to apply early.

Start date:                           March/April 2018

Please send a copy of your CV and brief description as to why you would like to be put forward for the internship to: joel.moorcroft@lexcomm.co.uk