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Public Affairs & Communications Junior Associate

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Public Affairs & Communications Junior Associate

Landmark Public Affairs is seeking a highly-qualified and talented individual, with relevant post graduate qualifications and previous experience in public affairs and/or strategic communications to join our public affairs team in NYC. Landmark’s NYC office offers its clients strategic communication and advocacy support in relation to global policy, sustainable development and global organizations, including the UN.

Who we are

Landmark is an independent and dynamic public affairs and strategic communications agency with a diverse blue-chip FMCG client portfolio. We help our clients engage effectively with decision-makers, stakeholders, opinion formers and the media to achieve strategic business objectives.  

Your credentials

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of policy, government relations, advocacy or other relevant experience;
  • Strong interest in global current affairs, the UN, sustainable development, and a good feel for the political landscape of the world’s major economies; keen interest in and a good understanding of how international business functions;
  • Experience in agri-food, consumer goods, nutrition & health, environment and/or trade policies is an advantage.
  • Experience developing and implementing advocacy campaigns and communicating policy positions to internal and external audiences;
  • Strong analytic and communications skills, including on social media, able to articulate complex concepts in a concise and compelling manner;
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines;
  • Candidate must be a team player, flexible, a self-starter, able to consistently exercise sound judgment, have significant degree of self-motivation, and be resourceful;
  • Excellent written, verbal and communications skills;
  • First-rate organizational and project management skills;
  • Strong IT skills.

 The Landmark offer

At Landmark, you will be expected to contribute to all activities of a dynamic consultancy by:

  • Monitoring global policy and legislative developments and media trends
  • Delivering up to date intelligence
  • Undertaking research work and drafting background policy briefs
  • Liaising with global institutions, governments and other entities
  • Attending official events and reporting back
  • Supporting the team in all client work – from input into strategic advice to direct contact with decision-makers
  • Delivering clear, precise and client-driven analysis and advice

 What you can expect:

  • Challenging assignments on topical political issues
  • A focus on in-depth understanding of issues and intelligent strategic advice
  • Integration into a dynamic motivated team
  • A non-hierarchical, friendly working environment within an effectively managed structure
  • A competitive salary based on skills and experience plus a comprehensive range of benefits, including health.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to before 15th April 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified by 18th April 2019.