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MPC is a dynamic and growing communications agency working with developers and communities to achieve successful outcomes in the residential, commercial, infrastructure and energy sectors. We have a proven record of providing creative ideas for promoting developments at a local and national level.

From the very outset, we make sure our clients are actively engaged with the local community, stakeholders, politicians and the media through a bespoke communications strategy. We carry out a range of activities to reach wide audiences, developing positive relationships and motivating support.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and energetic person to join our busy team in Reading. The successful candidate will play a significant part in the day-to-day management of accounts, alongside developing new business opportunities. MPC values its employees and has a real commitment to continuous professional development.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Client and Project Work

  • Prepare and attend client meetings; ensuring MPC is adding value to clients by their attendance;
  • Prepare for and run public exhibitions, including liaison with wider consultant team and clients;
  • To sell and manage projects, meet clients and construct fee proposals from a brief.

Account Development

  • Maintain positive relationships with clients, driving existing strategy and pushing opportunities for growth and new projects;
  • Suggest new products based on client needs and to ensure the company stays one step ahead of competitors.

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Articulate, with good verbal and written communication;
  • Interest in politics or housing;
  • Previous experience of political campaigning;
  • Ability to demonstrate drive, proactivity and thinking innovatively;
  • The ability to work on multiple projects to deadlines;
  • A client centric attitude that prizes accessibility, responsiveness and quality;
  • Research skills;
  • An interest in social media as a tool for engagement;
  • A full UK driving license.

To Apply

To apply for this role, or for more information, please send your CV and a covering letter to our HR Manager Ingrid Maher Roberts using the Apply button below, quoting the reference '440/17/PubAffairs'.

Interviews will be held on 3rd October.

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 27th September 2017