We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate or student looking for experience in the field of engagement and communications. This will initially be a six month contract.  You don’t need any experience, but you need to have an interest in sustainability, environment and development.

About us

Grasshopper is an award-winning communications agency with a creative edge and commitment to community engagement.  We create campaigns that change attitudes and actions in positive, lasting ways. We help shape conversations about the world around us. Whether it’s active travel, renewable energy or low carbon technologies.

As a team, we’re united by a common goal – to get people talking and unlock social value. Which makes coming to work meaningful, inspiring and fun.

What we’re looking for

This is an opportunity for a part time internship around your studies or full time to help us with political research, stakeholder engagement, PR, campaigns and marketing, providing you with valuable experience and insights.

We’re looking for a team player; someone who has a positive attitude, and likes to get stuck in. You don’t have to have any experience, but a genuine interest in what we do.

This is a flavour of the type of work you’ll be getting involved with:


  • Political monitoring of Local Government, at the Senedd and Westminster
  • Drafting political briefing notes
  • Research into politicians and provision of biographies

Stakeholder engagement

  • Helping with research into stakeholders on our projects and drafting reports
  • Logging stakeholder enquiries on our stakeholder management system
  • Writing copy for newsletters and exhibition materials
  • Drafting press releases and social media content
  • Inputting into engagement strategies

PR & campaigns

  • Helping keep our social media channels up to date
  • Helping draft copy for our newsletter
  • Helping compile media lists
  • Drafting press releases


£21,000 full time equivalent, pro rata depending on agreed hours.

Different people share different values

At Grasshopper, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic.

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to us and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

At Grasshopper we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you, let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

Apply now

How to apply

To apply email your CV with a short covering letter, explaining your interest in the role to [email protected] by close of play on Friday 28 April.

If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Hannah on [email protected].

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