Portland is a fully integrated communications consultancy trusted by some of the highest profile organizations, governments and individuals in the world.
We deliver global communications and public affairs campaigns across multiple platforms, helping clients manage their reputation, improve their visibility and achieve their policy goals.
Our work is national and international, with global offices in London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Washington DC, Singapore, Doha and Nairobi.
The Health Team
Our Health team are hiring exceptional public affairs consultants to work within our public health policy offer. As governments and policymakers worldwide are grappling with continued covid-19 pressures, stretched health systems and weakened economies, we support our clients globally, across Europe and in the UK with issues that define the future of public health policy.
Our Health team brings together specialists in healthcare policy, public affairs and communications. You will be joining a team of consultants with unrivalled first-hand PA and PR experience at the highest level.
Governments and policymakers around the world are grappling with buckling health systems, weakened economies and continuing covid-19 pressures. We are supporting clients working on global public health issues that will define post-pandemic health policy for decades. This is an exciting time to enact change. Come and join us.
Associate Consultant – Health Global Policy & Public Affairs
We are seeking an Associate Consultant to help lead our global public health policy and public affairs work.
The candidate will have at least 18 months experience working full-time in a consultancy or in-house at a relevant organisation or company, with a demonstrable interest in global/UK policy and public affairs and health sector issues.
The work you do at Portland will be career-defining: the successful applicant will be working on global public health issues that will define post-pandemic health policy for years to come.
We are looking for an inquiring mind exciting by working in a fast-moving policy environment.
Working with a team of some the best consultants in the industry, you’ll work on researching and drafting policy positions and high-level public affairs narratives, executing global stakeholder engagement strategies and contributing to overarching strategy and client counsel.
The Health team at Portland is looking for an Associate Consultant (Executive/Senior Account Executive) to support our growing global public health policy and public affairs work.
The role & key responsibilities
What we offer in return
Portland is a very results-drive business, with an unswerving focus on quality. To achieve this, we need to work collaboratively in a fun environment. We laugh, we strategise, we discuss, but we remember what is most important; advancing the interests of our clients, whilst advancing the careers of our people.
At Portland, we are client-centric but put people first. We have a culture where everyone is trusted
and valued in equal measure, whatever your role in the company.
Our aim is to recruit, develop and retain world class people, who come to Portland to do the best work of their careers.
We are committed to employee development and you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced people in the business.
We regularly reward and promote success, encouraging staff to take on new challenges and responsibilities to aid progression. Personal development and well-being are a key focus; there's regular training, lunch & learn sessions along with well-being workshops and activities.
Our remuneration package includes our competitive pension, private healthcare, life assurance cover and company contribution to gym membership. In addition, every permanent member of staff that works at Portland is eligible for our annual profit share bonus.
At Portland we take a flexible approach to work and encourage our colleagues to do the same. All of our roles are open to flexible working requests and we will consider all options during our recruitment process. This includes but is not limited to: hybrid working, flexible hours, compressed hours and job sharing.
We currently work a combination of days in the office and work from home.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not possible to respond directly to all applicants, only to those whose candidacy is being pursued. The length of the recruitment process varies based on the vacancy needs. Traditionally, the process takes approximately 3-4 weeks.
Do let us know if you need any adjustments made during the recruitment process.
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