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Government Relations & Public Policy Assistant

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12d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You: Autonomous, deadline-driven team player with strong communication skills, attention to detail, IT proficiency, and a passion for Trainline's mission.
  • You will manage diaries, arrange meetings, handle expenses, travel bookings, and assist with communications and events for the Government Relations team at Trainline.

Graduate Job

Government & PoliticsLondon


  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, fast-paced UK Government Relations and Public Policy Team as an Administrative Assistant, to support across the team learning the basics of Government Relations, while gaining exposure to our Director & Head of on a daily basis.
  • The role will be ideal for a recent graduate with a keen interest in politics, or someone coming from another administration role who with an interest in working in Governement Relations.


  • A self-starter who has experience working autonomously within a fast-paced, ever-changing and pressurised environment.
  • Ability to deliver against tight deadlines, manage competing priorities and prioritise workload effectively.
  • Good communication and people skills, and confident when interacting with others.
  • Ability to adjust communication style to align with different stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a systematic and consistent approach to maintaining systems and processes.
  • Competent IT knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent team player with a propensity for helping others.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Passionate about Trainline’s mission and values.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics


  • Diary management, including assisting with arrangements for the Director and Head of UK Government Relations.
  • Handling administrative arrangements for meetings, including with internal colleagues, stakeholder organisations, officials and parliamentarians.
  • Inbox management and correspondence, passing on queries to other team members as appropriate.
  • Cost-effective travel management including flights, trains, taxis and accommodation.
  • Expenses management and reporting.
  • Undertaking written tasks and general office duties as needed.
  • Supporting Trainline and Government Relations activity at events.
  • Working ad-hoc to support the wider Corporate Communications Affairs function.
  • Drafting letters and other material, and increasingly working independently on projects and initiatives to support the team and wider business


Work type

Full time

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