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FleishmanHillard Fishburn’s award-winning and ambitious Public Affairs practice are looking for a self-starting and confident Account Director who will lead accounts for our multinational clients and be part of the next phase of exciting business growth.

We proudly position ourselves as the “agency for change”; the go to public affairs agency for clients who want to shape decision maker opinions on critical strategic policy issues, whether global, Europe-wide, national or local. We take an integrated approach to public affairs, utilising media, digital and creative influence alongside more traditional approaches.

As a medium sized Public Affairs team in a large integrated agency, we benefit significantly from our position within one of few truly global network companies. In Brussels and Washington, FleishmanHillard are market leaders in Public Affairs. In the UK FleishmanHillard Fishburn is a top PR firm, winning “large agency of the year” at the 2018 PR Week Awards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the day-to-day lead on a portfolio of accounts for public affairs clients;
  • Building and managing relationships with our key clients;
  • Managing multiple projects and being responsible for their successful delivery;
  • Using your networking skills to gain the best knowledge and coverage for clients;
  • Working closely with other FHF practices and the FH global network offices to ensure an integrated approach;
  • Identifying opportunities to grow accounts and bring in new business;
  • Playing an active role in developing proposals and pitches;
  • Management, direction and development of junior team members.

You will:

  • Be an established public affairs consultant, confident working at Account Director level, leading client accounts and generating new business;
  • Have a solid understanding of government and political circles and bring a network of working contacts;
  • Have previous experience in a political role, perhaps in Parliament, Government, at a Trade Union or at a Regulator.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below to send your CV and covering letter, quoting the reference "457/18/PubAffairs". 

FleishmanHillard Fishburn is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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 Wednesday 12th December 2018