Date Added: 24 August 2021
: 24 September 2021
Job Title: Account Executive
Working For: Kanda Consulting
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000
Length of Contract: Permanent
Are you a young graduate interested in politics and communications? Are you looking to join a company with opportunities to grow and learn, that is fun and social, and has lots of interesting, high-profile clients? Do you want a role which gives you flexibility about where you work, giving you the chance to find a balance between home working and office working? If yes, Kanda could be the company for you!
Kanda is a dynamic and exciting place to work. We are a multidisciplinary communications agency that focuses on the world of planning and regeneration. We work with developers, local authorities, housing associations and charities to provide a range of services in the spheres of politics, policy and consultation. We provide strategic advice and political counsel, deliver community engagement strategies, develop innovative consultation content as well as undertaking social value assessments and shaping regeneration programmes.
About the role
We are looking for an account executive who is based in the East of England – ideally in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire or Hertfordshire, but other locations will be considered.
As an Account Executive, you will be supporting the team by carrying out the following tasks:
• Political and community research
• Preparing media monitoring reports
• Preparing new business research and contributing to proposals
• Compiling and updating stakeholder lists
• Drafting simple materials, such as letters to stakeholders
• Social media and website content writing
• Event management
• Report writing
• Drafting consultation materials
• Attending meetings with clients and stakeholders
• Other ad-hoc tasks to support the team
Applicants should have a full driving license and access to a car. You will have an interest in politics and planning and excellent copywriting skills. You will be well organised and have a “can do” attitude. Political experience in the East of England would be an advantage but is not a requirement. Knowledge of planning is not expected.
Closing Date: 24 September 2021
Please note we may close the advert and appoint early due to a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
We have a diverse team and welcome applications from anyone who is interested. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter and CV to apply.
It may not be possible for us to provide an outcome to all applicants. If you are not contacted within 14 days of your submission unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful on this occasion.