Headland is a communications consultancy specialising in financial and corporate communications, public affairs and campaigning.
They are inviting graduates to come and join them, especially those who are willing to challenge convention.
Too often agencies are cobbled together from ill-fitting parts. Headland wants graduates who are open-minded and looking to learn from the full spectrum of communications.
Please read on if you have:
More than a passing interest in business, politics, finance, current affairs and the disruptive changes happening across all types of media.
An enquiring mind and readiness to learn.
Confidence to use your initiative.
An aptitude for challenging the status quo.
How it works:
By 31st January: in 400 words, tell them what you could offer c and our clients and send it with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the subject line ‘Headland Grad Programme’.
By 7th Feb: Successful candidates will be contacted to arrange a short discussion via telephone about their capabilities and understanding of communications. If you haven’t heard from us by then, your application has been unsuccessful.
12th – 22nd February: Candidates invited for a short face-to-face interview.
Tuesday 6th March: A final group of candidates will attend an assessment day at Headland, in London, during which time you will participate in an interview, a roundtable discussion, complete a short writing exercise and give a presentation on a topic which we will provide to you a week in advance. Final round candidates will be notified by early March if they have been successful.
September: successful candidates will start their career at Headland!
Headland runs an intensive six-month training programme where you will learn how to become a rounded communications consultant. The 40+ module programme includes training on financial and corporate communications, campaigning, public affairs, working with and using different media, new business pitching and issues management.
The company offers a competitive starting salary and benefits, including a generous pension contribution, health insurance, annual season ticket loan and an allowance to cover your travel to work during your first month’s employment.
Get more information here.