GL Hearn is a multi-disciplinary property consultancy, part of Capita. The Strategic Communications team works closely with colleagues within the business as well as operate as a standalone service line. The team have a fantastic list of clients within the private and public sector and provide Strategic Communication advice on a range of projects across all sectors including residential, commercial & retail, health and other infrastructure projects.
As the Account Manager you will take a leading role ensuring that clients are provided with excellent strategic advice and project delivery.
You will be responsible for building strong and credible relationships with your clients, ensuring that project objectives are delivered on time and to a high standard.
On a daily basis, you will manage the time and development of an Account Executive. Your role will be to ensure that they support the delivery of project programmes whilst also developing their own skills set and career progression.
Whilst engaging with stakeholders, you will take a lead role in influencing and communicating the benefits of complex property projects to local communities. Whilst engaging across local politics and government, the public sector, business and community stakeholders, you will be focused on ensuring that all projects receive the support needed to meet client objectives.
GL Hearn is looking for a candidate that can demonstrate the following skills, attributes and background.
At least two years’ experience in property and planning, local government
A good understanding of the planning system and the politics and communications that surround community consultation
Strong political knowledge, interest and experience preferably gained from active participation
Good experience in Infrastructure projects, in particular Development Consent Order (DCO) is desired
Experience in agency environment would be an advantage
Experience in using social media for campaigning would be an advantage