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Our client is an award-winning independent consultancy who are looking for an Account Director or Senior Account Director to join their 30+ strong team. This is a fantastic opportunity to become a senior member of a notable public affairs team, with the opportunity to lead accounts, shape the team and advise senior clients across a host of sectors.

This public affairs team advises some of the biggest global brands on UK political and policy issues – working as advisers to become an extended part of some inhouse teams. They operate across Technology, Food+Drink, Energy, FS and a host of others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop close relationships with senior clients and be responsible for leading client meetings, having developed and shaped effective political strategies
  • Supervise delivery of client work on multiple accounts
  • Lead new business processes – supporting on marketing and pitches
  • Provide strategic public affairs advice to clients and work on developing a policy specialism

Key Requirements:

  • Prior public affairs experience, ideally within an agency but open to inhouse
  • Excellent knowledge of and passionate about UK politics and its broader implications on UK markets and business
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaboration skills and strong inter-personal skills
  • An existing network of either political contacts, business or broader policy contacts

If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below. Please note, only relevant candidates will be considered.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

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Consultant and Head of Research Matilda Beckett

Matilda joined Hanson Search in 2021, having previously worked as a Teaching Assistant in a London Day School. As a Consultant, she specialises in the Public Affairs and Policy team, but has provided support for consultants across all areas of the market. She also manages our research team. Matilda has supported on a range of roles, including several senior hires, as well as looking to build strong candidate and client relationships. She graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in Philosophy and Theology.

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