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Reference: 67989

Date Added: 29 September 2018
Closing Date: 28 November 2018

Job Title: Account Manager (Public Affairs & Policy) +REMOVED+

Working For: Portland Communications

Location: London

Salary: Competitive salary

Job Details

Portland is an international communications consultancy trusted by some of the highest profile organisations, governments and individuals in the world with offices in Washington DC, New York, Singapore, Doha and Nairobi, as well as in London.

We think our people are the best in the business. Our team brings together experience from the highest levels of the media, politics, and campaigning to work with global markets, challenger brands, NGOs, individuals and industry bodies.

We have an unrivalled strategic counsel and an integrated team experienced in delivering for high-profile companies.

The role:

  • Are you passionate about politics and how policy gets made?
  • Do you have what it takes to help both major global businesses and challenger brands tell their stories in new and creative ways to political and media audiences alike?
  • Do you enjoy the idea of coming up with exciting campaigns?
  • Are you an excellent project manager with the ability to motivate teams to work together and achieve their best?

If so, we’d love to hear from you. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Helping to devise and deliver proactive and reactive political engagement strategies and campaigns
  • Drafting a range of materials from online articles and copy to briefings and policy analysis
  • Coordinating, managing and undertaking political monitoring and political engagement
  • Organising and coordinating set piece events and running campaigns
  • Managing multi-disciplinary client teams
  • Supporting new business proposals and pitches
  • Ensuring the successful day to day delivery of communications strategies and tactical plans
  • Building a relevant network
  • Supporting the growth of the business through marketing activity

You must be proactive, creative and detail-driven with an excellent understanding of the political and public affairs landscape

You must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Ideally, you will have at least three to four years’ experience, gained either in-house or within an agency

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not possible to respond directly to all applicants. In addition, the length of the recruitment process varies based on the vacancy needs. Traditionally, the process takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Therefore, your patience is greatly appreciated.

Closing Date: 28 November 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview and Start Date ASAP

Please note we may appoint before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply for this role please click on the link below and click on 'Apply' in the top right-hand corner


Website: https://portland-communications.com/

Additional Notes

REMOVED- This role has now been filled. Please do not apply for this position.