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Reference: 77476

Date Added: 23 February 2021
Closing Date: 19 March 2021

Job Title: Political Media and Campaigns Manager

Working For: DevoConnect

Location: Internet/ Manchester

Salary: £28,000 - £34,000 (dependent on experience)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

DevoConnect is a unique public affairs and communications agency – shaping and informing national and local government policy. We are the first, and only, UK communications and public affairs agency to focus on devolution and its potential to drive growth and rebalance the UK economy. 

Due to growth in demand for DevoConnect’s unique brand of communications, we have an exciting opportunity for to work across a diverse range of clients and campaigns. 

As our Political Media & Campaigns Manager you will:
Report directly to clients and the executive team. The main focus of your role will be to generate press activity, content and output to support our clients and our business objectives
• Advise on content and messaging which support campaign and client goals and boost media engagement, profile and visibility
Provide written content and creative ideas on key campaign messages; place articles, write blogs, press releases and design PR collateral for events and campaigns
Develop engaging online and social media content, including use of videos and graphics to drive and increase traffic to company and client pages
Be responsible for measurement and evaluation of PR impact of press releases, marketing campaigns against goals set, using Google Analytics and other relevant sites
Build and develop a strong network and relationships with national, regional and trade press and be able to sell-in stories

You should apply if you have:
At least 2 years of experience of working in public affairs and political communications, with a proven track record of placing stories and winning media profile and support
Excellent communication skills including, written, oral and presentations skills with good attention to detail and accuracy
Good political antenna, an in-depth understanding of how Government and Parliament works as well as the devolution and political landscape
Experience and expertise in social media and marketing to support and promote high- profile campaigns and events
Built a strong network across the North and Westminster and Whitehall and possess a good understanding of political PR and communications

For further details please visit: https://devoconnect.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Political-Media-Campaigns-Manager.pdf 

Closing Date: 19 March 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Closing Time - 17:00

Application Details

To apply please send a CV and a covering letter (max. 500 words) to emily@devoconnect.co.uk

Website: https://devoconnect.co.uk/

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