Senior Account Manager – Public Affairs
Date Added Friday 11th January 2019
Salary circa £40,000
Job Ref. DM0002
Senior Account Manager – Public Affairs, for a Westminster based, strategic communications consultancy.
Excellent opportunity for an experienced agency candidate looking to gain more responsibility working across a range of issues rich consumer, B2B and membership clients.
- Manage client accounts across a range of policy areas and media specialisms
- Liaise with key external stakeholders across Westminster and Whitehall – including running events in Parliament;
- Be the main point contact across various clients – project/campaigns and retainers
- Help develop campaigns and media relations strategies
- New business opportunities – support in the development of new business proposals
The successful candidate will have:
- Strong experience of working in public affairs
- Established political connections
- Deep knowledge of the workings of Parliament
- Strong understanding of the wider political landscape
- Experience of deploying social media channels effectively
- Ability to work flexibly, under pressure and to short deadlines
- Experience of having managed a team, or keen desire to manage one
- Commercial instinct, and desire to get involved in new business pitching
VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing. Specialist practices cover internal and change communications, external communications, investor relations, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.
VMAGROUP has an international presence with five offices across Europe. We have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry supporting planning and decision-making.
VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.