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Reference: 90820

Date Added: 13 November 2023
Closing Date: 30 November 2023

Job Title: Account Executive, Planning

Working For: Cratus Group

Location: London

Salary: From £23,000 DOE

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details


About us 

With a passion for politics and a commitment to community, Cratus supports organisations which would like to engage with the public sector and the communities it serves. We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive to join our Planning team, specialising in political and community engagement and communications.

About the role

At Cratus, our Account Executives are the glue that hold us together. They are involved in all parts of the business and in almost every project. We are looking for applicants who are politically engaged, diligent and enthusiastic.

If are looking to kickstart your career in political and community engagement, communications and PR, you could be our next hire. While you do not need to have industry experience, you should have proven experience of working in an office.

Who are we looking for:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Initiative and problem-solving mindset
  • The ability to manage competing priorities 
  • Being a team player, willing to pitch in wherever needed 
  • Being personable, able to relate to and empathise with residents, stakeholders and politicians
  • Client management abilities
  • Ability to work from the London office for a few days of the week
  • Full UK driving license
  • Flexibility to occasionally work evenings and weekends – time off in-lieu will be given

The main strands of work are:

  • Supporting the delivery of political and stakeholder engagement programmes by drafting materials, organising meetings and managing event logistics
  • Project support including some client lead work
  • Writing research reports, press releases and social media monitoring
  • Supporting Account Managers and Directors with Business Development activities and developing your own network
  • Occasionally supporting the Communities team
  • Other responsibilities such as office administration as required

In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package:

  • 28 days annual leave plus:
  • Bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Charity volunteering day
  • Monthly grocery contribution for all staff 
  • Regular team-building and social events
  • Hybrid and flexible working options
  • Individualised training programmes
  • Vitality medical insurance with benefits package including half-price gym membership 
  • Company pension scheme

Closing Date: 30 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

We review applications routinely and may organise interviews and close recruitment before the original closing date if a suitable applicant is found. The start date for the role is as soon as possible and will be agreed individually with the candidate.

Application Details

To apply, please submit your details on the Cratus Group website, https://cratus.co.uk/careers/account-executive-planning/  or email your CV and a brief cover letter to hjarvi@cratus.co.uk 

Applications received via either route will be considered.

We will email all applicants by November 30th. 

Website: http://cratus.co.uk/

Additional Notes