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Public Affairs and Communications Internship

Posted on Jun 1, 2021 by Hanbury Strategy

London, United Kingdom
Public Sector
20 May 2021
£10.9 - £10.9 Hourly

About Hanbury Strategy

We are experts in political strategy and communication.

Our public affairs division helps our clients understand what governments and politicians are thinking across the UK, and develops strategies to help them engage and influence.

Our communications division helps clients develop strategies to tell their story to the world in a compelling and consistent way.

What's on offer

  • A 3 month l ong internship in our Public Affairs and Communications team.

  • You will have the opportunity to work directly on client projects.

  • Learn from the most senior and experienced people in the business.

  • Be given a one-on-one mentor responsible for your development during your time with us.

  • Be paid London living wage.

  • Get fully involved in our culture and have access to virtual activities such as cooking classes, fitness classes and many more.

The role

  • You will work across our communications and public affairs teams.

  • You will be supporting these teams in servicing clients.

  • Researching, analysing and collating political outputs from Westminster, Whitehall and the regulators.

  • Taking part in brainstorms to come up with new story ideas for clients.

  • Contributing to the drafting of briefings, stakeholder maps and client updates.

  • Monitoring the media for key developments relating to clients.

The ideal Intern will

  • Have a passion for politics.

  • Have a desire to learn new things.

  • Have the ability to work well within teams.

  • Be excited by the opportunity to work on new projects.

  • Have a strong work ethic.

Who's eligible

  • Anybody over the age of 18.

  • You don't need a degree or any work experience.

How to apply

To apply, simply answer the four questions below and send your completed answers to . Please do not send a C.V. Applications will close at 23:59 GMT on Monday 31st May.

We are offering a bursary fund for our Summer internships. The fund is available to support living and transport costs. As part of your application, please let us know if there are financial barriers to you being able to travel to and work in London.


  • Why Hanbury? (150-250 words)

  • Tell us about a time that you went above and beyond what was expected of you. (150-250 words)

  • In 250 words, could you name a recent communications campaign which could have had better results. Why do you think that is and what would you have done differently?

  • What are the issues that you think the next General Election is going to be fought on? (350-500 words)

Reference: 1215135797

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