Crest Advisory are looking for a bright, savvy and committed intern starting this summer 2017.


Who we are

Crest Advisory is a small, vibrant consultancy based in Covent Garden – helping clients think, speak and act clearly within criminal justice. We work with central government, national policing bodies, police and crime commissioners, universities, NGOs and private companies, enabling them to achieve greater impact by marrying policy and technical insight with expertise in communication. Insightful, savvy and smart, we foster a culture of support and challenge and provide both our clients and each other with the best advice in the business.

Delivering strategic communications advice, research, analysis and policy development, we are a multi disciplinary team who have worked across some of the biggest and most serious issues in the criminal justice arena.

Crest is a great place to work if you are looking for rewarding and important work. We thrive on working together, ensuring our judgement and clarity is never compromised. Together we make things happen and we look after each other too.

What we are looking for

An enthusiastic, bright and capable intern to join us over the Summer of 2017 – and for the right candidate the potential to stick around for a bit longer. Whether you are a recent graduate/ post-graduate, going into your final year of higher education or have relevant work experience – we are looking for someone with a demonstrable interest in criminal justice policy and/or politics with a thirst for learning on the job. Good research and communications skills are vital, as well as the ability to work as part of a team. Every day is different, day to day, the job will involve supporting the team on all aspects of the business. Tasks could include; helping the team prepare for a messaging workshop, media monitoring, carrying out a literature review, analysing crime statistics, drafting policy briefings through to administrative tasks to support the general functioning of the office.

What you will get in return

First and foremost you will be part of the Crest team. As well as working alongside communications, policy and insight professionals you’ll be mentored by our analyst team. Our most recent staff survey told us that Crest employees want to work here because of the great people, the drive and thirst for work, and the effort that goes into bringing people together. We are always up for learning more and enjoy celebrating our successes. We work on some of the most serious issues of the day, we enjoy our work and we have fun together along the way.

We will pay London living wage for 37.5 hours a week.  

How to apply

Please send a covering letter setting out why you want to work for Crest – no more than one side of A4 – and your CV to Sophie du Mont care of by 5pm on Monday 24th July 2017

If you would like an informal chat about the internship please contact Sophie du Mont 07827 818805.

Interviews will be held at our London office the week commencing 31st July 2017.

Download the internship description here