Date Added: 7 December 2017
: 20 December 2017
Job Title: Public and Corporate Affairs Account Executive
Working For: Newington Communications
Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 p.a. (plus benefits inc pension, and bonus)
Newington is a multi-award winning public and corporate affairs agency. It is our job to alert clients to issues that might impact their businesses and to help represent their interests to decision makers and influencers at a local, national and European level. And we’re very good at it. Through creative thinking, commercial awareness and a commitment to always go above and beyond expectations we help to secure positive operating environments for our clients. Our continued repeated growth of over 20% per annum is due to our strong emphasis on client care and ethics.
Newington’s Graduate Programme provides an exciting opportunity to jump-start a career in political and corporate communications, working closely from day one with a varied set of clients ranging from challenger firms through to big FTSE-listed brands insectors including education, energy and environment, financial services, health, housing, justice and legal services, and transport.
Based in London, you will be an essential part of a first-class team drawn from politics, policy and the media, and part of an ambitious company with a supportive and collaborative culture. We will provide feedback on all work, training throughout your career as well as regular reviews to agree and discuss your career objectives. Through on-the-job and formal training, you will benefit from a focus on leadership skills, analytical thinking and problem solving, effective written and oral communications, understanding business, and creativity. Courses include ‘Persuading and Influencing’, ‘Project Management’, ‘Developing Effective Strategies’ and ‘Powerful Presentations’.
What we are looking for
Like all of our consultants, you must be a problem solver, take pride in your work, be approachable and fun, and have a ‘can do’ attitude. In addition, successful candidates will have/be:
• Graduate level or equivalent
• Knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, business, politics and the media
• Some experience working in the fields of politics, campaigning, policy or communications
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills
• Strong research and organisational skills
• Professional eye for detail
• Ability to think clearly, rise to challenges and work as part of a team as well as under your own initiative
Closing Date: 20 December 2017
Successful applicants will be invited to an interview and assessment at Newington’s Head Office in London.
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and covering letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications will be dealt with according to Newington’s equal opportunities policy.