PR Associate Consultant

Salary: £25K-£29K  

Contract: Permanent (upon completion of 6 months’ probation) 

About us 

Whitehouse Communications is an independent issues-led integrated communications agency based in London, specialising in public affairs, policy analysis, media relations and crises communications. We advise clients on how to effectively and positively engage with key decisionmakers in Brussels, Westminster, Whitehall, and local government.  

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a talented team across a range of UK and EU accounts, supporting the implementation of the day-to-day PR and digital marketing projects. This is a wide-ranging and busy role, working with a small team responsible for media relations, digital marketing, social media, reputation management and events. 

Whitehouse has clients across the health, human rights, corporate, nutrition and third sector industries. The new Associate Consultant would thrive in a fast-moving entrepreneurial atmosphere, have a proven interest in politics and public affairs and a knowledge and interest in digital marketing.  


  • Delivering client PR strategies to deadlines and regularly reporting back to clients. 
  • Production of communications materials including reports, briefs, press releases, thought leadership, speeches and presentations. 
  • Researching, building and maintaining a network of influential journalists and increasing breadth and depth of contacts with influencers and industry commentators relevant to the company’s sectors. 
  • Implementing ambitious and consistent social media strategies for the company and its clients. 
  • Supporting the delivery of multi-channel marketing campaigns, with a particular emphasis on digital channels. 
  • Tracking and optimising digital campaigns that raise awareness of the company and its clients, with a focus on monitoring, measurement and reporting. 
  • Working with external partners including digital agencies on technical websites and SEO, and with designers to create brand compliant social media material. 
  • Planning, promoting and attending events representing the company and its clients. 
  • Supporting the wider team in securing new business for the agency, including contributing to proactive approaches and undertaking tasks as appropriate related to the preparation of proposals and pitches. 


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject: Communications, Journalism or Public Relations preferred. 
  • Experience in public relations, media relations, corporate communications, social media and digital marketing in agency or in-house. 
  • Experience in implementing successful multi-media communications B2B, B2C and policy-led campaigns for organisations from the public, private and voluntary sectors. 
  • Experience in delivering social media strategies campaigns with demonstrable outcomes and strong understanding of social media tools, drivers and trends.  
  • Experience in digital marketing, specifically with using digital platforms (websites, social media accounts, paid advertising, etc.) to raise brand awareness and drive business development opportunities.  
  • An understanding of managing, maintaining and cultivating journalist relationships for communications campaigns 
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in writing articles, blogs, press releases, reports and presentations. 
  • Ability to understand and absorb complex and nuanced pieces of information and policy and translate them into language suitable for different target audiences. 
  • The ability to work and thrive as part of a small and dedicated team as well as without supervision. 
  • Well organised and able to manage multiple priorities and varying pressures to meet measurable targets and strict deadlines. 


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays and birthday off;  
  • Annual bonus scheme;  
  • New business bonus scheme; 
  • Pension scheme;  
  • Private medical insurance;  
  • Bi-annual reviews focusing on personal development;  
  • Significant investment in personal growth: hands-on internal training from public relations and public affairs colleagues and opportunities for external training;  
  • A sociable team – regular team socials;  
  • Hybrid working with great offices in the heart of Central London;  
  • Flexible working available;  
  • Fortnightly Deliveroo allowance;
  • Cycle-to-work scheme; 
  • Long service paid leave; 
  • Free eye tests.

Please email a CV and covering letter to by 23 May 2024 outlining why you would like this role and your relevant experience. Applications will be considered as received on a rolling basis and the role may be filled before the closing date. Interviews will take place online. 

Equal opportunities statement 

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and to make full use of the talents and resources of all employees and to provide a healthy environment that will encourage good and productive working operations within the organisation.  You and any job applicant will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.