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Reference: 71434

Date Added: 10 June 2019
Closing Date: 21 June 2019

Job Title: Account Executive and Account Manager (Planning & Property)

Working For: Newington Communications

Location: London

Salary: £23,000+ (Account Executive), £30,000+ dependent on experience (Account Manager)

Job Details

Account Executive:

The candidate:

  • Be graduate level or equivalent
  • Have a demonstrable knowledge of and enthusiasm for business, campaigns and politics
  • Have excellent research and organisational skills
  • Possess a professional eye for detail
  • Be a friendly and enthusiastic team player
  • Be actively engaged with a major political party (preferable, but not essential)

The role:

  • Producing monitoring reports for clients
  • Research and analysis
  • Client engagement
  • Supporting the team on multiple client accounts
  • Demonstrating well-grounded political knowledge in specific areas which are of relevance to the client accounts you work on
  • Producing concise and high quality written briefings and reports

Account Manager

The candidate:

  • Have extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for business, politics and the media
  • Have a demonstrable background in politics, policy or communications
  • Have some experience of developing and executing political and corporate communications strategies
  • Feel comfortable providing strategic counsel to senior clients and thinking on their feet
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communications skills, research and organisational skills
  • Have exceptional attention to detail
  • Be a confident presenter
  • Be passionate about working as part of a team and developing junior staff
  • Have knowledge of planning and local politics
  • Have excellent research and organisational skills
  • Be actively engaged with a major political party (preferable, but not essential)

The role:

  • Leading a range of significant public affairs accounts
  • Developing an intuitive grasp of how political and regulatory developments will affect your clients
  • Working with the team to formulate imaginative tactics and strategies for responding to political and regulatory developments
  • Working with the team to develop and execute long term strategies
  • Identifying creative ways to build momentum behind campaigns, including through utilising media channels
  • Drafting and developing a range of written materials
  • Developing more junior members of staff – nurturing their understanding and skills
  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, and generally promoting the strength of Newington’s offer
  • Demonstrating well-grounded political knowledge
  • Producing informed, concise and high quality written briefings and reports

Closing Date: 21 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Please note that Newington reserves the right to appoint candidates to the roles before the closing date. Applicants are therefore advised to submit their CV at their earliest convenience.

Application Details

To apply: email recruitment@newingtoncomms.co.uk with a one-page covering letter and CV.

All applications will be dealt with according to Newington’s equal opportunities policy. Due to the volume of applicants, unfortunately we will not be able to respond to each individual application.

Happy to talk Flexible Working.

Website: http://newingtoncomms.co.uk

Additional Notes