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Job Seeker

With around 300 applicants for every position in Westminster: competition is fierce. Don’t lose out on your dream job working in politics. Your university studies are a good foundation, but aren’t enough to equip you for Day 1 in Westminster.

Our courses have been designed for those wanting to work for an MP or for those who have just secured their first job and want to impress early. Our experienced Westminster Insiders will give you everything you’ll need to succeed.

Our training courses have been developed by political professionals who make hiring decisions and have seen it all before. We ensure our courses are fun and interactive with lots of exercises to build your skills.

Core courses:

Getting a job in Westminster... and excelling

  • Learn what MPs look for when hiring new staff and how to land that prized job in Westminster

  • Understand how Parliament actually works so you can perform on day one

Further Development:

Political Speech writing

  • Stand out from the crowd by mastering the art of speech writing

  • Understand your audience and set the right tone for your speaker. Using clever rhetorical devices and proven frameworks, structure your speeches to achieve maximum impact

Writing Press releases, newsletter content and opinion pieces

  • Get your message across by adopting our proven communication frameworks. Write like a pro with 'zinger' headlines and using quotes journalists want to use.

  • Lean techniques like the inverted news pyramid and how to structure opinion pieces to ensure you prove your point and put forward a compelling argument. 

Media Management for Communications staff

  • Develop clear and consistent messages. Then get your message out there by understanding the media cycle and what journalists want.

  • Lean the skills to plan and sell your upcoming positive media stories. Don't break a sweat responding to journalist requests. Develop plans for known upcoming media risks.  

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