Public Affairs Associate / Senior Associate Director

Employer
Capstone Hill Search
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c£70,000 - £85,000
Closing date
27 Sep 2020
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This large, famous agency is looking for an established Associate (or Senior Associate) Director to join their Public Affairs team. This is a newly generated role, due to some robust new business wins secured during the pandemic period and the successful candidate will be working on these new accounts as well as some of the most fascinating, high profile, and confidential projects in the agency, and indeed in the wider communications industry.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A deep understanding of public affairs in the UK
  • Recent experience of UK agency working and an understanding of the commercials
  • An excellent track record of winning new business
  • Someone with strong client management skills, who can proactively anticipate client needs and respond swiftly to their demands
  • A strategic thinker who can not just going to help decipher or influence policy but also provide top class strategic advice informed by political risk analysis
  • Flexibility and hunger as will be working on clients across all sectors in the agency

Your responsibilities in this role:

  • Grow the income and profile of public affairs
  • Be a trusted advisor to clients, add value to client relationships, providing high level strategic counsel
  • Act as a representative for the division in relevant specialist forums or network groups and participate where appropriate in relevant speaker platforms
  • Provide leadership to public affairs consultants across the business
  • Oversee and support the growth and development of junior team members
  • Responsible for budget monitoring, revenue forecasting and planning, overseeing client budgets and fee negotiation to ensure correct level of profitability
  • High energy multi-tasker, quick and diligent with strong writing capability and good attention to detail

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to develop under the guidance of some of the best in the industry
  • The chance to gain first-hand experience working on high-profile international brands
  • Exposure to globally-recognised clients and campaigns centred upon performance and purpose
  • The ability to work alongside a passionate and supportive team
  • Joining one of the world’s most respected, award-winning PR agencies
  • Dedicated and bespoke training

Key benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity pay
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries
  • Our dedicated interactive training academy

Please note that recent UK agency experience is essential for this role.

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Please note due to the high volume of applicants if you have not heard from one of us here in team London you have unfortunately not been selected on this occasion, we may be in touch in the future with other opportunities

Capstone Hill: Public & media relations, corporate & public affairs, digital, marketing communications, stakeholder, government & investor relations. Working across UK & Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia.

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Capstone Hill Search is a specialist consultancy focusing on communications and marketing recruitment in Europe, US and Australia. 

Capstone Hill Search was founded on the principle that to successfully search for, select and appoint high quality practitioners in this field recruiters must first have an in-depth understanding of the industry and the roles they seek to fill.

Capstone Hill Search combines extensive industry specific, on-the-job experience with proven recruitment expertise and leading edge practices to confirm capability, personality and cultural fit, and ultimately deliver outstanding people to your business.

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  • London
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