Political Analyst

Job purpose

To assist in the delivery of research projects & to support the ongoing relationships with client base through tailored advice and monitoring.

Key Skills & competencies

Political analyst are expected to:

• Research and Writing
• ICT competency
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Excellent organisation and time management
• Ability to build good relationships and networks
• Ability work autonomously and independently
• Commercial awareness and understanding of how policy developments could impact on clients
• Application of creativity and the use of initiative/problem solving
• Ability to work to challenging timetables
• 1-2 years experience in a similar research based role

GK main duties & responsibilities

• Identifying and contacting interview targets i.e. politicians, civil servants and industry experts for research projects; conducting interviews and taking comprehensive notes
• Contributing to the drafting of reports in collaboration with other team members
• Producing political and policy monitoring content for clients and for internal audiences
• Developing political content for marketing and new business purposes i.e. blogs, white papers etc.
• Attending meetings with clients and new business prospects
• Engaging in ongoing client management
• Contributing to the management of/communication with GK’s network of affiliates

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to careers@gkstrategy.com.

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