Consultant

Seahorse Environmental

London office (Southbank) and home working
£35,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

seahorseenvironmental.co.uk

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Friday, 21st June 2024   2 days left


Title: Consultant
Salary: £35,000
Holiday: 25 days’ holidays and bank holidays
Reporting to: Manager
Closing date: Friday 21st June

To apply for this job please submit your CV and a short cover letter to Tatiana Yates [email protected]. Please get in touch with any questions in advance of submitting your application.

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the environment and communications sectors.

About Seahorse

We’re an award-winning public affairs, strategy, and communications agency. We help our clients advocate for a net zero and nature positive world by providing insightful policy advice, delivering impactful campaigns, and building collaborative relationships.

We are uniquely positioned at the intersection of the environment movement, politics, and media. We work across a wide range of environmental and sustainability topics, including nature restoration, ocean conservation, renewable energy deployment and low-carbon technology development, providing evidence-based and results-driven solutions to create positive change. Dedicated to our clients, our close-knit team, with strong connections across government, civil society, and business, are passionate about our impact and thoughtful about our approach.

About the role

A Consultant plays a critical role in supporting client delivery, in both a PR and Public Affairs capacity.

In this role, you will develop and maintain trusted and positive relationships with clients. Consultants pay close attention to detail, providing policy and political knowledge and insight, and considered strategic advice.

Further, the Consultant has a valued part to play in Seahorse’s own marketing, such as assisting with social media content and our monthly newsletter.

The role is well suited to a strong communicator, with a passion for delivering meaningful change for the environment during this vital post-election period and beyond. You’ll have a willingness to learn and ability to show initiative. You should feel comfortable juggling different topics and priorities and have an enthusiasm for research and getting to grips with developments across a variety of issues.

Responsibilities

  1. Conducting research and writing briefings for clients
  2. Managing client relationships and accounts
  3. Monitoring political and policy news to identify opportunities for clients and new business leads
  4. Developing political and media strategies
  5. Creating social media and marketing content for Seahorse and its clients
  6. Contributing to new business proposals and pitches
  7. Networking for Seahorse and clients

Knowledge, skills and experience

Essential

  1. At least 2 years’ experience of working in communications and PR with experience delivering work to a high standard for external stakeholders
  2. Social media and digital media experience
  3. Strong passion and enthusiasm for a net zero and nature positive world
  4. Understanding of the environment and decarbonisation landscape
  5. Excellent time management
  6. Strong written and verbal communication
  7. Attention to detail
  8. Ability to work as part of a team and show initiative
  9. Experience of working with political, media and environmental stakeholders

Desirable

  1. Marketing experience
  2. Project management experience

Benefits in kind

The role offers benefits including 3 cause days, bike and travel loans, a discretionary bonus at the end of the financial year and flexibility to work abroad for four weeks per year.