Graduate trainee programme

Luther’s graduate trainee programme offers an initial three months’ experience working across our client mix as well as supporting with the company’s new business and marketing activity.

If you have excellent communication skills, are passionate about media and politics, thrive when involved in multiple projects at once, and want to do work that delivers policy change and social impact, then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for somebody who can demonstrate the following skills, competencies and characteristics:

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Meticulous approach to research and writing, with great attention to detail;
  • Strong time management skills and is able to prioritise work effectively;
  • Interested in and understands the UK media environment;
  • Interested in and understands how the UK political system works and the current policy landscape;
  • Interested in and understands the world of business and economics;
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative;
  • Passion and enthusiasm;
  • Collaborative and a team player; and
  • Relevant undergraduate degree, preferably 2.1 or above.

The selected candidate’s day-to-day activities are likely to include: conducting internet research; monitoring press coverage; drafting letters, policy briefings, press releases, and meeting notes; compiling media lists; and liaising with clients, journalists, politician’s offices, and event organisers.

Luther offers a range of benefits to staff, including a structured training and development programme, one-to-one mentoring, and the option for hybrid working. We value diversity of experience so we welcome interest from people from different backgrounds. The salary will be £1820 per month (based on working 35 hours per week).

To apply, please email your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are interested and how you meet the criteria to using the subject line ‘Graduate trainee application’. Please note in your application that you found this role through Luther’s website.

The closing date is Friday 1st September but applications are considered on a rolling basis with first and second round interviews taking place throughout September. The proposed start date is Monday 2nd October.

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