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Due to the continuing growth in its business, Acuitas Communications is now looking to appoint a highly accomplished new joiner at junior consultant/account executive level.

This will be a really exceptional opportunity for the right candidate, who will be expected to demonstrate impressive levels of intellectual rigour, political judgement and experience, media awareness and understanding, and real commercial nous.

Profile

You will be:

  • Energetic;
  • Have a laser-like focus on accuracy and detail;
  • Express yourself cogently and effectively in oral and written communications;
  • Be collegiate and therefore able to work effortlessly as part of a wider, multi-disciplinary and multi-office team;
  • Be extremely well presented;
  • Have a total commitment to succeed in a high value, professional services environment in central London.

For the right candidate, this will be an outstanding opportunity to join a new consulting business going places quickly which has its own offices in London, Europe and Africa.

Responsibilities

Your role will require you to:

  • Undertake daily political monitoring and media monitoring;
  • Have regular direct client contact;
  • Support more senior members of client account teams in the fulfilment of client delivery;
  • Prepare briefing papers for internal and client consumption;
  • Take minutes of client and internal meetings and draft meeting agendas;
  • Provide effective and pro-active support to colleagues in respect of new business getting activities and initiatives;
  • Support or be responsible for event management preparations and party conference planning work;
  • Provide necessary administrative support and execution to the team.

Requirements (personal)

The role would be like likely to suit someone with the following skills and experience:

  • A graduate with a good class of degree;
  • Background as a parliamentary research assistant, sound political judgement and personal network;
  • Background in consultancy in a junior role;
  • Background, exposure to, and aptitude for, media engagement;
  • A good, pro-active networker;
  • A strong commercial sense and an interest in a range of business sectors and issues;
  • A total commitment to succeed, balanced by a commitment to act in a collegiate way, as part of a closely-knit team.

To Apply

Please submit a CV and covering letter to Fraser Schurer-Lewis with the job title and reference '571/17/PubAffairs' stated clearly in the subject of the email.

Interviews likely to start before Christmas.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Sunday 17th December 2017