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Reference: 71299

Date Added: 4 June 2019
Closing Date: 28 June 2019

Job Title: Account Executive - UK Public Affairs

Working For: Cicero Group

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Cicero Group is the UK's largest independent public affairs agency and we are looking for an entry level Account Executive to join our multisector UK Public Affairs team. The purpose of the role is to work as a key member of our client account team, assisting with client management, account delivery, research and monitoring the busy UK Public Affairs landscape and writing briefings to delivery excellent insight and strategic direction to our clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinating and managing client deliverables on a daily basis.
  • Organising meetings and client calls; writing and circulating meeting agendas and taking notes and action points in client calls and meetings.
  • Monitoring the policy environment and media; including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs, for relevant opportunities for clients.
  • Political analysis on monitored policy/news as described above both in written form and verbally.
  • Keeping up to date with political and current affairs and flagging important developments to team and clients.
  • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings. Helping to develop public affairs plans and strategies.
  • Taking a proactive approach to networking to build new client connections.
  • Working as part of an account team to assist colleagues in developing pitch proposals and take ownership for production of appropriate sections of the pitch proposal as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent knowledge of UK Parliament, politics and the parliamentary process.
  • 6 months - 1 year experience in a relatable role (such as internships in Parliament, working for an MP or in a Public Affairs agency).
  • Client focus with knowledge of the agency and client business model. Highly competent in all written communications.
  • Highly competent in communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to research and analyse.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.Organisation and prioritisation.
  • Ability and desire to continuously learn new areas of policy.

Closing Date: 28 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

We will be interviewing as suitable CVs come through.

The interview process will have two rounds;

  • First verbal interview
  • Second verbal interview and unseen written essay

Application Details

Please send your CV to parisa.namazi@cicero-group.com

Website: https://cicero-group.com/

Additional Notes