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Reference: 89982

Date Added: 23 August 2023
Closing Date: 19 September 2023

Job Title: Public Affairs Consultant

Working For: Lexington

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Consultant (Property)

We are looking for a Consultant to play a key role in our vibrant public affairs and property team based in Manchester. The role is suitable for someone with around 2-3+ years of related experience.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on a varied range of accounts for property and development clients, including those from the residential, retail, energy and transport sectors.

Candidates must be politically astute with a good knowledge of local politics, as well as an interest in and understanding of national current affairs. A public affairs, communications, stakeholder engagement or public relations background is desirable.

Experience of working in the property and planning sector, or the political arena, such as for a Government department, political party, Local Authority or an MP, would be a distinct advantage.

We are looking for someone who is:

- Positive, with a can-do attitude;
- Organised, with strong time management skills and excellent attention to detail;
- Able to work under pressure and meet often demanding deadlines;
- Can manage multiple projects and demonstrate good organisational skills;
- Aware of the commercial environment in which we operate;
- Able to demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Responsibilities will include:

- Working as an account manager responsible for day-to-day management of projects;
- Ensuring work is delivered in a timely fashion and to a high standard;
- Providing proactive client advice on programmes of activity;
- Managing the media monitoring and political research across accounts;
- Contributing ideas to the senior team on project strategies;
- Demonstrating clear understanding of the current issues impacting on the property sector;
- Ability to communicate potential problems and identify development opportunities for other team members.

In return you will work within a talented team of public affairs professionals in a well-established and well-respected consultancy, with excellent career and personal development opportunities.

At Lexington, we believe in creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture, one based on collaboration, purpose and professional development at every level.

Closing Date: 19 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV along with a covering letter to Anna.Hamilton@lexcomm.co.uk

Website: https://www.lexcomm.co.uk/

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