Careers

We are always looking for creative, talented, and focused communications professionals, who are excited by the role communications can play in driving change. We would love to hear from bold thinking specialists across communications, data science, policy, advocacy, politics and more

Working at Stonehaven

We bring creative thinking and clarity to our clients’ most complex challenges and do this by building an inclusive, exciting environment for our team, where continual learning is celebrated, and debate is encouraged.

We work together to achieve our shared goals where staff feel free to create and clients feel supported to innovate. We are strategic in building a future for our teams that supports our long-term business goals. We consult with our teams to craft a learning environment and values that support our drive for innovation and change

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Role

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We are looking for a talented and driven managing consultant with a passion for business and politics to join our growing team. You will have strong and proven experience in owning relationships with clients, leading on planning, and presenting of communications and campaign strategies from ideas to strategic delivery.

Our Managing Consultants take a lead role in planning, managing and the execution of client work across multiple accounts and are expected to play a management role in ensuring high quality client output.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting our growth strategy and through your ability to develop campaign strategies and deliver exceptional campaigns you will play a lead role in supporting junior colleagues, helping the leadership team to mentor and develop talent, and helping our clients to influence and shape the political agenda for their business.

The ideal candidate

  • Extensive experience in public affairs or political strategy, with proven ability to run and deliver integrated communications campaigns
  • Extensive experience of client engagement and relationship management in a strategy consultancy environment
  • An excellent track record in delivering strategic cross channel campaigns and communications plans
  • Strong and proven experience in transferring strategy into deliverable actions and change
  • An experienced and confident presenter and storyteller, with excellent written and verbal communication skills and extensive experience presenting to clients
  • Providing political insight and intelligence through political, media and industry networking
  • Proven project management skills and experience of effectively managing multiple projects and priorities

Person profile

  • You will be excited by how our offering can deliver change and have an appetite for continual development of your own skills and expertise and a champion to share learning internally
  • An ability to build client relationships by demonstrating expertise, balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders, and acting decisively and confidently
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Respectful and works with integrity

Please apply here

We are looking for a talented and driven managing consultant with a passion for business, current affairs, and media to join our growing team. You will have strong and proven experience in owning relationships with clients, leading on planning, and presenting of campaign strategies from ideas to strategic delivery.

Our Managing Consultants take a lead role in planning, managing and the execution of client work across multiple accounts and are expected to play a management role in ensuring high quality client output.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting our growth strategy and through your ability to develop compelling narratives, build campaign strategies and deliver creative multi-channel campaigns you will play a lead role in supporting junior colleagues, helping the leadership team to mentor and develop talent, and helping our clients to influence and shape the external environment for their business

You will be responsible for

  • Owning client relationships and working closely with directors to provide day-to-day support on your accounts
  • Advise and support clients to deliver their commercial objectives through strategic communication plans that make an impact in the media
  • Lead on the planning and presentation of integrated campaign strategies, supporting your team to ensure timely delivery of quality work
  • Lead high performing teams to ensure timely delivery of high-quality work
  • Ensure your team are equipped to provide insight for clients and the business on the latest developments in the corporate world, relevant sectors, politics, media, and digital communications
  • Seeking opportunities for organic growth on accounts and leveraging own network of clients, prospects, media, and wider stakeholders to provide insight for clients and new business

The ideal candidate

  • Extensive experience in corporate communications, with confident and effective media handling skills
  • Extensive experience of client engagement and relationship management in a consultancy environment
  • An excellent track record in delivering multi-channel channel campaigns and communications plans
  • Strong and proven experience in transferring strategy into deliverable actions and change
  • An experienced and confident presenter and storyteller, with excellent written and verbal communication skills and extensive experience presenting to clients
  • Maintains a network of media relationships to support the business and clients in staying on top of industry trends and media insights
  • Experience in cultivating new business leads and leading the development and presentation of new business pitches
  • Proven project management skills and experience of effectively managing multiple projects and priorities

Person profile

You will be excited by how our offering can deliver change and have an appetite for continual development of your own skills and expertise and a champion to share learning internally

  • An ability to build client relationships by demonstrating expertise, balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders, and acting decisively and confidently
  • You will be excited by how our offering can deliver change and have an appetite for continual development of your own skills and expertise and a champion to share learning internally
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Respectful and works with integrity

Please apply here

We are looking for a talented and driven senior consultant with a passion for business, current affairs, and media to join our growing team. You will have strong and proven experience in managing relationships with clients, developing and presenting campaign strategies from ideas to strategic delivery.

Our Senior Consultants play a vital role in planning, managing and execution of client work across multiple accounts and are expected to develop close relationships with clients, regularly taking part in and leading client facing meetings and ensuring high quality client output.

You will have strong and proven experience in managing relationships with clients, developing, and presenting campaign strategies from ideas to strategic delivery. You will be a trusted advisor to our clients and play an important role in supporting the businesses growth strategy, creatively contributing to our new business activity.

You will be responsible for

  • Manging your client relationships and working closely with managing consultants and directors to provide day-to-day support on client accounts
  • Leading, and supporting projects to ensure timely delivery of quality work, leading regular client calls and delivery meetings
  • Advise and support clients to deliver their commercial objectives through strategic communication plans that make an impact in the media
  • Support on planning and presentation of integrated campaign strategies, supporting your junior team to ensure timely delivery of high-quality work
  • Play and active role in managing high performing teams to ensure timely delivery of high-quality work
  • Contribute insights for clients and the business on the latest developments in the corporate world, relevant sectors, media, and digital communications
  • Seeking opportunities for organic growth on accounts and leveraging your own network of clients, prospects, media, and wider stakeholders to provide insight for clients and new business

The ideal candidate

  • Experience of corporate communications, with confident and effective media handling skills
  • Experience of client engagement and relationship management in a consultancy environment
  • An excellent track record of delivering multi-channel campaigns and communication plans
  • Strong and proven experience in transferring strategy into deliverable actions and change
  • An experienced and confident presenter and storyteller, with excellent written and verbal communication skills and good experience presenting to clients
  • Maintains a network of media relationships to support business and clients in staying on top of industry trends and media insights
  • Experience in cultivating new business leads and leading the development and presentation of new business pitches
  • Strong project management skills and proven experience of effectively managing multiple projects and priorities

Person profile

You will be excited by how our offering can deliver change and have an appetite for continual development of your own skills and expertise and a champion to share learning internally

  • An ability to build client relationships by demonstrating expertise, balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders, and acting decisively and confidently
  • Comfortable with change and excited to work with your team to problem solve, focusing on solutions
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Respectful and works with integrity

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We are looking for a bright and passionate consultant with proven experience in a similar role in consultancy or political environment to join our growing team. You will have solid knowledge of politics, media, and campaigns. will experience of client relationship management.

The role holder will be supporting the team in the delivery of campaigns for our clients, managing research and execution on accounts, building relationships with clients, often leading on client delivery calls whilst helping us build client networks.

You will be responsible for

  • Working with the team to provide day-to-day support on client accounts, assisting the client team with successful delivery of work
  • Confidently building client relationships, focusing on managing expectations and delivering work that meets agreed objectives
  • Proactively monitoring the status of client work and providing updates to the senior consultant and managing consultant team
  • Supporting the team in drafting presentations and plans and assisting with business development
  • Working with the data team to ensure research and insights are made available to support client campaigns
  • Build own network with clients to support organic growth and new business efforts

The ideal candidate

  • At least 2 years relevant experience in a public affairs agency or in a political role
  • Proven experience in communications and client engagement
  • An ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities, balancing the needs of a range of clients
  • Experience of using research and data to inform projects
  • Knowledge of campaign planning and management
  • Knowledge of crisis and issues management

Person profile

  • An appetite for continual development of own skills
  • Comfortable with change and excited to work with your team to problem solve, focusing on solutions
  • Passionate about the role Stonehaven can play in delivering change for our clients through our communication campaigns
  • An effective communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to build client relationships and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • An interest in political/ business/ sustainability/ESG agenda/media
  • Respectful and works with integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

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We are looking for an ambitious Analyst with an interest in politics, media and communications. This is an entry level role for someone with relevant transferable skills to join our growing team. You will work with colleagues at all levels and with a variety of experience to support the team with successful delivery of communications activity and advice.

Our analysts support client teams with campaign delivery, write research papers and briefs; analyse coverage and political developments; develop content and contribute to strategic planning. They are also exposed to the full range of our research and communications activities and given the opportunity to work directly with clients – gaining unique insight from leading industry experts.

You will be responsible for

  • Providing day-to-day support on client accounts, assisting the client team with successful delivery of communications activity
  • Writing exceptional copy - press releases, stakeholder briefings, website copy, new business pitches
  • Desk based research to support client accounts and new business pitches
  • Pitching to press and securing coverage
  • Supporting your team with client administration such as meeting agendas/minutes, monthly reports
  • Developing an awareness of general trends, relevant news stories, specific opportunities
  • Creative thinking – supporting the team with campaign ideation and planning

The ideal candidate

  • Previous experience working in corporate communications and/or reputation campaigns (large agency or in-house experience) would be an advantage
  • Exceptional research and writing skills and the ability to think creatively
  • The ability to work efficiently on multiple projects to deadlines
  • Knowledge of political/ business/ sustainability/ESG agenda/media
  • A sectoral interest (e.g., energy, financial services, technology, healthcare)
  • Flexibility to travel and run events off site and in different markets

Person profile

You will be excited by how our offering can deliver change and have an appetite for continual development of your own skills and expertise and a champion to share learning internally

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Respectful and works with integrity
  • Intellectually curious about current affairs and an interest in keeping abreast of the latest developments in politics, business, and global trends.

Please apply here

We are looking for an experienced and passionate consultant with proven experience in a similar role in consultancy or political environment to join our growing team. You will have solid knowledge of politics, media, and campaigns. will experience of client relationship management.

The role holder will be supporting the team in the delivery of campaigns for our clients, managing research and execution on accounts, building relationships with clients, often leading on client delivery calls whilst helping us build client networks.

You will be responsible for

  • Providing day-to-day support on client accounts, leading, and supporting projects to ensure timely delivery of quality work, leading regular client calls and delivery meetings
  • Project managing account teams to ensure timely delivery of high-quality work
  • Providing insight for clients and the business on the latest developments in the corporate world, relevant sectors, politics, media, and digital communications
  • Analysing data, social, economic, policy and political issues to inform the development of strategies for our clients
  • Drafting presentations and campaign plans
  • Delivering long-form written content for clients
  • Seeking opportunities for organic growth on accounts and leveraging own network of clients, prospects, media, and wider stakeholders to provide insight for clients and new business

The ideal candidate

  • Relevant experience in a communications and client engagement role
  • Strong project management skills and experience and an ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Experience of managing research and data to inform projects
  • Knowledge of campaign planning and management
  • Knowledge of crisis and issues management

Person profile

  • An appetite for continual development of own skills
  • Comfortable with change and excited to work with your team to problem solve, focusing on solutions
  • Passionate about the role Stonehaven can play in delivering change for our clients through our communication campaigns
  • An effective communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to build client relationships and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • An interest in political/ business/ sustainability/ESG agenda/media
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Respectful and works with integrity

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The Role

We are looking for a talented and driven economic consultant with an interest in current affairs, creating societal change, and supporting business overcome problems to expand our economic modelling capability.

You will lead the economic advice to particular clients through sourcing evidence, and analysing evidence, drawing on both economic modelling and an understanding of current affairs.

You will be responsible for

  • Applying economic analysis to inform advice to clients
  • Being aware of economic trends and news stories with relevance to clients
  • Developing and interpreting economic models to support advice to clients
  • Undertaking desk-based research to develop our evidence base
  • Undertaking quality assurance of colleagues’ analysis

The ideal candidate

  • Experience of economic consulting, or a similar field, involving the application of economic thinking and analysis to solve problems
  • Strong knowledge of microeconomic theory and macroeconomics trends
  • Proficient in excel, with a preference for experience with Python, STATA or R
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of effectively managing their own time across multiple projects and priorities
  • You will be excited by how our offering can deliver change, have an appetite for continual development of your own skills and expertise, and a champion to share learning internally

Person profile

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Respectful and works with integrity
  • Intellectually curious about current affairs and an interest in keeping abreast of the latest developments in politics, business, and global trends.

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As part of the People & Talent Team you will play a vital role in supporting the people element of our business strategy. You will help Stonehaven manage talent to ensure we have the right people resources to grow our effectiveness, and reputation. You will be innovative in your approach to building our reputation as an employer of choice, showcasing our sector and developing strategic partnerships.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build your career in talent acquisition and HR, working in a dynamic and growing business. You will have the opportunity to lead on the full cycle of recruitment across all our teams to shape and direct the way we build our teams and acquire talent.

You will be responsible for

  • Talent Management & Workforce Planning
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Development & Retention
  • HR Policy & Procedures

The ideal candidate

Experience (essential)

  • Extensive experience in end-to-end recruitment with a proven track record of implementing creative solutions to the challenges of talent acquisition, managing several different roles at any one time and meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent research and sourcing skills and experience of using HR Analytics to improve processes.
  • Fluent in the use of recruitment and selection channels such as LinkedIn Recruiter, CV databases, and adept at utilising a variety of marketing channels to advertise and source new talent
  • Some experience of working in a related sector; communications, consultancy or PR

Experience (desirable)

  • Experience in talent management and talent development across multiple discipline areas and levels including leadership positions
  • Experience of managing high volume recruitment campaigns would be an advantage
  • Candidates who have previous experience of recruiting within a start-up, would be highly desirable
  • A mix of in-house and agency recruitment experience
  • Some generalist HR experience would be an advantage