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Account Manager at the world’s largest full-service communications consultancies

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Recruiter
JFL Search & Selection
Posted
19 September 2013
Closes
19 October 2013
Ref
IES883786
Location
Central London
Sector
Function
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
Competitve Salary

Further information

Our client is one of the world’s largest full-service communications consultancies. Due to continued successful expansion they are looking to grow their public affairs team with the addition of a talented consultant at Account Manager level. The role will involve working on a varied portfolio of world renowned clients, across multiple industry sectors.

The role will include:

  • Providing strategic and tactical political advice to a portfolio of high profile clients.
  • Developing recommendations, ideas, and strategic responses to client situations with internal account teams.
  • Developing new business leads and assist with the implementation of client key stakeholder programmes.
  • Being an ambassador for the company at and actively seek opportunities to network by participating in relevant events and forums.
  • Inspiring, mentor and motivate junior team members.
  • Initiating ideas for marketing activities.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in public affairs either with an agency/in-house/political experience and a proven track record in client relationship management.
  • An in-depth understanding of the workings of the political and policy environment.
  • An ability to analyse legislation and its impact on stakeholders.
  • Strong media contacts across national media, particularly in tier 1 business.
  • Experience negotiating client challenges and resolving to client/agency’s satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated a first-class presentation and inter-personal skills.
  • Skills at mentoring and developing junior members of the team.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK is a must.

The agency offers excellent benefits, with the opportunity to gain valuable experience across a variety of sectors. If you have the skills and experience for this position, please email you CV to Imogen Eldergill-Storm at imogen@jflrercuit.com

JFL Search & Selection

Specialist recruiter for the communications sector – PR, Marketing Communications and Publishing. From Graduate to Board Director level