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Reference: 81639

Date Added: 13 January 2022
Closing Date: 18 January 2022

Job Title: Business and Campaigns Manager +REMOVED

Working For: DevoConnect

Location: Manchester / Internet

Salary: £39,000-45,000 depending on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

About DevoConnect

DevoConnect is the first and premier ‘devo’ public affairs and communications agency in the UK. We provide research, risk analysis, strategic advice, PR and media campaigns, intelligence and policy training

About the role

The DevoConnect Business and Campaigns Manager will be expected to have a strong interest and knowledge of politics and be able to demonstrate proven organisational and administrative skills having worked in a similar consultancy or agency. Your unique role will be to co-ordinate activity and provide executive support; helping us to forward plan and project manage with a focus on increasing productivity and business growth and success.

You will work to support all of DevoConnect’s team, enhancing capacity, providing co-ordination, organising meetings, events and conferences and being the lead supporting officer on public affairs accounts

Experience of producing and managing successful high profile events is a definite advantage.


Driving effective and productive team working, including:

  • Co-ordination: tracking company activity, organising team meetings, setting agendas
  • Diary management: organising meetings and appointments, ensuring the Chief Executive’s time is used economically
  • Administrative support: e.g. invoices, expenses, office supplies, drafting contracts, database management

Ad-hoc support to the Chief Executive: as required, including trips to Westminster

Working with the Executive Team, supporting new business and company promotion, including:

  • Maintaining a social media presence
  • Playing a part in new business brainstorms and undertaking desk research for
    new business pitches and client programmes as required.
  • Gaining sponsorship for specific accounts

Events and training:

  • Working with the Executive Team, developing DevoConnect’s training offer
  • Organising summits and conferences

Project event organisation:

  • Booking rooms in Parliament and elsewhere across the UK
  • Maintaining client and stakeholder databases
  • Securing and liaising with speakers
  • Writing invites and mailings
  • Drafting agendas, speaker’s briefings, minutes, delegate lists and other
    documents as required
  • Promoting events on social media
  • Becoming capable of briefing all suppliers such as designers, photographers,
    printers in a knowledgeable and precise manner

Closing Date: 18 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held W/C 4th January 2022

A successful candidate would start as soon as possible in January 2022

We reserve the right to interview and close applications early so encourage early applications

Application Details

Please apply by emailing info@devoconnect.co.uk with a CV and a cover letter

Website: https://devoconnect.co.uk

Additional Notes

18/12/2021 - Salary amended.

14/01/2022 - This ad has been marked removed at the request of the original advertiser and is no longer live. Please do not apply for this role.