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Reference: 72145

Date Added: 1 August 2019
Closing Date: 31 August 2019

Job Title: Consultant (Account Executive/Senior Account Executive)

Working For: Acuitas Communications

Location: London

Salary: £22,000-£28,000

Job Details

Due to the rapid growth in its corporate advisory business, Acuitas Communications is now looking to appoint an accomplished and experienced consultant with a solid track record of achievement in the field of strategic communications and public affairs.

Acuitas is a fast growing strategic communications consultancy focused on corporate and financial communications, and political advisory work.

This role would suit a second jobber with a proven track record of media handling, ideally in a corporate or agency context, with possible prior experience in the media, the City, or in Parliament. 

Responsibilities

Your role will require you to:

  • Conduct confident and pro-active day-to day contact with clients;
  • Build upon an ideally pre-existing knowledge and understanding of strategic communications and deploy it in support of the business, its clients and prospects;
  • Play an important role in ensuring the commercial relationship with relevant clients is managed in an efficient and professional manner;
  • Line-manage junior team members;
  • Produce written papers and briefing notes quickly, to a professional standard, for internal and client consumption;
  • Develop your own new business ideas, prospects and opportunities;
  • Continuously build and refresh your own professional networks;
  • Provide effective and pro-active support to colleagues in respect of new business getting activities and initiatives; and
  • Support or be responsible for event management preparations and party conference planning work.

Requirements (personal)

The role would be like likely to suit someone with the following skills and experience:

  • A graduate with a good class of degree (2:1 or above);
  • Experience in a corporate comms or financial PR agency, in a larger corporate in-house environment or in Parliament;
  • Background, exposure to and aptitude for media engagement;
  • A good, pro-active networker;
  • An appetite and aptitude for learning about new sectors and issues at speed;
  • A strong commercial sense and a current and sophisticated interest in a range of business sectors and issues;
  • A total commitment to succeed, balanced by a commitment to act in a collegiate way, as part of a closely-knit team;
  • Excellent IT skills – MO skills and experienced with social media.

Closing Date: 31 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews likely to begin immediately and an appointment may br made before the closing date

Application Details

Please submit a CV and covering letter to fraser.schurer-lewis@acuitascomms.com with the job title stated clearly in the subject of the email.

Website: http://www.acuitascomms.com/

Additional Notes