YES we are hiring! 6 month Graduate Internship

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Graduate Intern – 6 months’ paid internship

Summary

Interested in politics? Want a career in public affairs? DevoConnect, the first and only UK public affairs and thought leadership agency to focus on how best to achieve influence and effect change through a devolved lens, are hiring!

We are looking for a political, creative, and organised graduate to support our busy programme of events and national and regional campaigns. Candidates will need to understand how Westminster and Whitehall works and have a good knowledge of the current political landscape.

This is a key role supporting the fast-paced DevoConnect team. You will be our ‘eyes and ears’, helping to develop our communications, marketing, and administrative functions, and providing support on a variety of projects, campaigns, events, and conferences. You will be responsible for the administration and smooth running of our social media content and provide support across a range of clients including APPGs.

This role will entail a mix of working from home and our central Manchester office and will involve travel to London, Parliament, and other UK cities.

Role

  • Providing political monitoring of national, regional, and local government
  • Drafting briefings for the executive team and clients
  • Research for client projects and initiatives
  • Content creation and management of multiple social media channels
  • Marketing of events and campaigns
  • Support the secretariat for All-Party Parliamentary Groups
  • MP engagement and correspondence
  • Editorial support and marketing of DevoIntelligence, our monthly newsletter
  • Management of internal databases

Skills

  • Strong communication and organisational skills, with keen attention to detail
  • Hardworking, flexible, and a good team player
  • Ability to prioritise a demanding workload under pressure, and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience in using social media channels
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Proficient in database building and management

Pay and hours

  • 09:00-17:30, Monday-Friday
  • £19,000 pro-rata
  • 6 month internship (reviewed after 3 months)

How to apply

  • Email your CV and covering letter to info@devoconnect.co.uk
  • Applications close on the 29th of November. The successful candidate will start in December.

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