Associate Director/ Director – Generalist / Public Affairs

London (Greater)
22 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

A leading strategic communications and government relations company is currently searching for an experienced Associate Director or Director to join their public affairs team. This role would suit an individual with a mix of corporate and public affairs experience, who has the ability to get involved with a range of projects across these sectors and take a hands-on approach to their work. The successful individual will work to manage client relationships and oversee the planning, implementation and development of client work programmes. You will also work to drive new business initiatives and expand the company’s client base.

As Associate Director/ Director, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing strategic political, policy and communications advice to clients, helping them to achieve their objectives through the development of effective strategic public affairs programmes
  • Identifying specific new business opportunities and deploying resources as appropriate to pursue them
  • Liaising regularly with key influential political figures and journalists
  • Promoting the company’s profile in the sector and building its reputation as a market leader by attending networking events, writing articles and speaking at conferences

You will demonstrate:

  • Exceptional consultancy skills, with the ability to offer strategic counsel to a variety of senior stakeholders
  • Excellent understanding of relevant political and public policy processes
  • Direct experience of working with or in the key political and public policy institutions, with communications experience gained in either an agency or in-house environment
  • Proven ability to deliver new business wins
  • Potential to be taken seriously at the highest level within the organisations with whom they will have day-to-day contact

This is an excellent opportunity for a public affairs professional; this agency also offers an excellent salary and benefits package in dynamic working environment. For more information please send your CV to