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Our Client:

Independent Integrated Communications Consultancy.

Job Description:

As part of their continued growth strategy, this tight-knit consultancy is looking at bringing on board a senior member to their leadership team. If you thrive in an environment where your colleagues become part of your extended family, where the work you do has a tangible impact outside of the commercial benefit it brings, and where flexible working is truly embraced, then this may be an opportunity for you. Our client works across a broad base of sectors in the UK as well as the EU, providing the incumbent with experience in both political centres.

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with senior members of the team to meet client needs as well as managing and mentoring junior members of the team;
  • Supporting the delivery of political and stakeholder contact programmes with Westminster and Brussels focused clients, including identifying appropriate targets, setting up meetings, and providing clients with full briefings;
  • Contributing to marketing of the business including writing blogs and articles, as well as contributing to social media and events organisation;
  • Networking effectively across all sectors – including political and new business;
  • Supporting new business development, including identification of potential clients through research and networking, drafting new business proposals, and leading on pitch presentations.

Essential skills:

  • Demonstrable experience in a public affairs or corporate communications consultancy or in-house role;
  • An understanding of the business mechanisms of working in agency;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate with a range of senior decision makers and senior corporate personnel in person and in writing;
  • Excellent writing skills. Experience of presenting reports and presentations both verbally and in writing;
  • The ability to understand and digest complex information quickly and effectively;
  • A demonstrable ability to devise and carry out successful political or communications campaigns for clients from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Bradley Fryer by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘216/19/PubAffairs’.

Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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 Tuesday 10th September 2019