Communications Consultant Trainee
graduate scheme

Communications Consultant Trainee

Blue Rubicon
Competitive salary

Job description

The graduate programme offers the opportunity to work across the services provided by Teneo Blue Rubicon, with training and experience in strategic consulting, reputation management, financial consultancy, political and regulatory advice and communications campaigning.

Our approach is different and provides great opportunities for people starting out in a consultancy role. If you join us as a graduate, you’ll have a chance to work for some of the amazing companies we are proud to have on our client list. These include Facebook, Tesco, Accenture, Coca-Cola, eBay, Nissan, Instagram, McDonald’s, AstraZeneca, National Grid, O2, RBS, the RNLI, Mondelez and Diageo.

You will experience the learning opportunities that come with life in a fast-paced consultancy. Our aim is to give you the best possible training and development opportunities and the investment we make in your learning is considerable. If we think you have the talent to join us, you’ll be an integral part of the team from the outset. Yes, there's lots of hard work on the way but if you are determined to succeed, we're determined to help grow your career from day one.

Company information

With an unrivalled and diverse blend of knowledge, skills and experiences, Teneo Blue Rubicon provides its clients with comprehensive strategic counsel, building and protecting the reputation of some of the most exciting brands in the world including Facebook, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, eBay and Diageo.

We are a highly motivated and restless team of more than 230 people, with an ingrained challenger spirit and an eclectic mix of experience and backgrounds. We share an enthusiasm for clear thinking, evidence based insight and powerful creativity, offering our clients a rare mix of the highest quality strategic thinking and best in class reputation campaigning.

The business comprises six main areas; reputation management strategies; corporate and brand narrative development; risk, issues and crisis management; political and regulatory affairs; financial and investor relations; as well as coaching CEOs and their leadership teams.

Teneo Blue Rubicon is part of global CEO advisory firm, Teneo. With 14 international offices across the US, South America, the UK, the Middle East, South East Asia and China, we have a global reach and form a powerhouse uniquely equipped to provide the comprehensive range of advice required to make sound business-critical decisions.

Person requirements

We are looking for intellectually curious graduates with:

  • A genuine interest in the work we do and our areas of focus, whether that be reputation management, strategic communications, public affairs or financial communications or all of the above.
  • A proven ability to take the initiative and show determination to succeed
  • An ability to pinpoint insight that leads to intelligent and creative problem solving

Qualifications and experience requirements

Your degree discipline is not the important factor as we are a team of diverse backgrounds and experience - an element that is crucial to our success.

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary

Generous flexible benefits package on completion of probationary period



Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: up to 8

Please complete the application form – all fields are required.

  • On the form, you will need to include a statement of no more than 400 words demonstrating your thirst for knowledge. This needs to cover how in your everyday life you seek out knowledge and new experiences, and what insight, learning, and different ways of looking at the world have you gained from these experiences? We also want to know how you share that knowledge with those around you.

Remember we are looking for intellectually curious people with a passion for problem solving, insight and creativity. At this stage, we want to hear about you, your interests and achievements to date. Later in the process we’ll ask you to tell us what you know about our company and the industry.

Application forms sent without the ‘thirst for knowledge’ statement will not be accepted.

Closing date: 26/01/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 26/01/2018

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