A top 10 independent public affairs consultancy is looking for a Public Affairs Director to join their award- winning London office. This global agency has an impressive client portfolio which has expanded rapidly in recent years and spans across world leading household names in FMCG, tech, transport, financial services and defence.

Bringing a breadth of expertise in public affairs, you will play a pivotal role in managing key clients as well as helping to support new business.

It is an exciting time to join the business as they are experiencing a solid period of growth. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious and driven public affairs professional to take the agency to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing pro-active campaigns to engage politicians, policy-makers and other stakeholders/influencers, with the broader context of growing a number of channels to reach those audiences
  • Use political analysis, insight and connections across Westminster and Whitehall, with the ability to operate in complex regulatory environments
  • Service Clients across several of their accounts including national trade bodies, FMCG, tech, transport, financial services and defence
  • Responsible for some key clients as well as helping to support new business

Key Requirements:

  • Breadth of expertise in public affairs with experience in some of the following areas being useful although not essential: gambling, consumer, retail, FMCG, leisure, airlines and travel
  • A proven track record of public affairs consultancy with excellent political analysis
  • Ability to act as a proven counsellor to senior in-house communications teams
  • The ability to work well as part of their team within the consultancy on UK and/or multi-market business opportunities, on both current clients and new business prospects
  • Strong day to day client skills with the ability to help win and build business

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.

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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Researcher Peter Ferguson

Peter joined Hanson Search as a researcher working across the politics and public affairs team sourcing top tier talent. In this busy and rapidly changing market, Peter prides himself on his tireless work ethic, ensuring a consultative partnership for candidates and clients alike. Prior to joining Hanson Search, Peter was a personal trainer and ski instructor in the Swiss Alps. 

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