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Account Director, Public Affairs

We're looking for an account director to expand and bolster our public affairs offer, working with top names in the transport, financial services and technology sectors.

Our Account Directors are integral to our client teams, responsible for the smooth running of client programmes, driving new business pitches and supporting overall public affairs marketing . This is an opportunity to work with interesting clients and political stakeholders from across the transport, financial services, technology and energy sectors.

About the role
  • Lead and implement client programmes with the support of the wider client team
  • Monitor political debates, major news and policy announcements, advising clients as necessary
  • Manage internal teams, provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members
  • Personally source and drive new business opportunities
  • Support on marketing activity such as events and party conference season

About you
  • Minimum 2 years' experience working in politics, public policy or public affairs
  • Connected across Westminster with a diverse network of political stakeholders
  • Experience working with local authorities
  • Broad sector experience, working on integrated accounts (stakeholder, media and digital etc.)
  • Track record of leading teams and helping to develop others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
Desirable but not essential
  • Policy development experience in energy or financial services
  • Public affairs experience at a consultancy or public or private (in-house) sector

A snapshot of what we offer
  • Remote/home working model with offices in Farringdon
  • Unrivalled career development and opportunities for partnership
  • Attractive commission structure for introducing new business
  • Clear performance assessment structure
  • Every five years, an extra 10 days paid ‘milestone’ holiday
  • Dental insurance, life insurance and critical illness insurance from day one
  • Monthly Leave Early Fridays, with lots of social and cultural office activity

    Sound Good? Let’s get you started