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Reference: 71721

Date Added: 2 July 2019
Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Job Title: Account Executive

Working For: GK Strategy

Location: London

Salary: £22,000

Job Details

GK is an independent strategic communications agency. We help companies, charities, not-for-profits and brands to influence policy with local, regional and national government.

GK Strategy thinks differently. Employing cutting-edge digital technologies, combined with experienced communications and risk management, we are driving change and delivering impact for organisations, investors, brands, member associations and charities. Our mantra is research-led strategy: we use our expertise and research capabilities to develop strategies which can effectively meet our clients’ objectives.

Job purpose

The purpose of this job is to have a high level of policy and parliamentary knowledge such that clients are kept up to date with developments of interest. This should also include delivery of tactics as agreed within the communications strategy, supporting both Account Managers and Account Directors with the day-to-day running of accounts.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide high level quality monitoring to assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Take notes in meetings, and follow up with action notes
  • Organisation of agendas and papers for client meetings
  • Strong policy knowledge of sectors relevant to assigned clients
  • Responsibilities for logistics management for external client meetings
  • To provide client-ready content to be signed off by Account Managers
  • To produce high quality written work
  • Chase correspondence with media and politicians, flagging any issues to Account Managers
  • Support on media sell-ins
  • Compilation of media coverage reports
  • Responsible for updating monitoring terms on a regular basis
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of how Parliament and the media work
  • Provides research and support to wider GK team on new business activity

GK support

  • Undertakes office support tasks as required
  • Answers telephones
  • Welcomes clients, including making tea and coffee
  • Ensures filing systems are kept neat, tidy and up to date
  • Keep Salesforce up to date
  • Undertakes relevant compliance training

Key Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Execellent organisation and time management
  • Ability to build good relationships and networks
  • Ability work autonomously and independently
  • Application of creativity and the use of initiative/problem solving
  • Ability to work to challenging timetables

Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be arranged on application. Please note that we reserve the right to appoint an exceptional candidate before the closing date. You will only be contacted if you are selected to come in for an interview.

Application Details

Please send a full CV and short cover letter to careers@gkstrategy.com

Website: http://gkstrategy.com

Additional Notes