Blackstock Consulting a fast expanding communications consultancy based in Farringdon working extensively in urban design, architecture, housing and infrastructure. Having taken on some major new blue-chip clients, we’re looking to expand and take on someone with at least two years’ experience in PR and policy.
Our company works with businesses across the property and tech worlds, providing PR, policy insight, business development and broader strategic advice. A key part of our offer is to act as an out-sourced research department for our clients, with outputs ranging from in-depth reports on housing and logistics to high-level analysis of business rates reforms that has driven the news and political agenda.
We’re passionate about using ideas to drive companies’ profiles. We therefore need someone full of ideas, a meticulous command of English, a high degree of organisation and a willingness to work. We don’t expect you to have detailed knowledge of tech or property immediately, but we would expect you to be able to research the latest trends and quickly get to grips with the issues. We value people who are quick to learn. An interest in current affairs and the ability to confidently deal with people of all levels is vital.
· Write in sharp, well-crafted English that’s engaging and impactful
· Have an understanding of the UK political process and how the media operates
· Experience in doing research and ability to write long-form pieces that also speak to the everyday consumer
· Work closely within a team without the need to be micromanaged
You must have experience in media relations or public affairs to be considered for this role.
Generous benefits, flexible working and a competitive salary are offered, along with the chance to receive great training and to work within a team that constantly drives the news agenda.
We believe passionately in nurturing talent, and this role will be fantastic platform to expand your abilities, build your confidence and meet a wide variety of senior figures.
We want someone to start ASAP and also have a staff equity programme – meaning you’ll have the chance to have a stake in the business and be able to take advantage of other benefits, like a pension and gym membership.