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Reference: 76453

Date Added: 11 November 2020
Closing Date: 24 November 2020

Job Title: Account Manager

Working For: Headland Consultancy

Location: London

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Job Details

Headland is looking to appoint a proactive Account Manager with a passion for business and politics to join our fast-growing team. This role would primarily be to support Headland’s public affairs clients, joining a high calibre team advising businesses facing challenging political and regulatory environments. We are looking for a driven individual that can help further strengthen and grow our public affairs offer.

As an Account Manager at Headland, you will:

• Manage the day-to-day mechanics of client accounts
• Lead projects, working closely with senior team members of the team and take responsibility for some client relationships
• Manage and mentor team members, ensuring all work is delivered on time and to the highest standard
• Provide clients with advice and insight, and be able to take decisions in the client’s best interests
• Offer creative solutions towards delivering the best client service possible
• Be a competent media/stakeholder handler
• Take an active role in new business processes, including pitching
• Have the opportunity to experience and learn from all aspects of Headland’s offer

Ideally you will possess the following experience/skills:

• Experience working in Parliament, or sufficiently strong parliamentary knowledge to be able to advise a client on parliamentary procedure and engagement
• Experience in consultancy, in-house, think tanks, or other relevant political roles
• Proactivity, taking responsibility for the smooth running of account teams
• Confidence in presenting ideas to colleagues, clients, MPs, and journalists
• Outstanding team-working, collaboration and interpersonal skills
• Curiosity and flexibility to learn about a range of sectors and businesses
• Diligence and attention to detail
• Strong knowledge of UK politics and current affairs
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Willingness to learn from the breadth of experience across the Headland team
• Appetite to build your network of contacts

Closing Date: 24 November 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviewing immediately with a start date ASAP.

Application Details

Please send your CV (one pages max) and covering letter (one-page max) setting out what motivates you about public affairs and why you would be a good fit for Headland.
mkane@headlandconsultancy.com 

Website: https://www.headlandconsultancy.com/

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