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A leading strategic communications consultancy is seeking a driven, public affairs/corporate communications Account Director or Senior Account Director in London, with a solid background in sectors including energy, education, financial services, healthcare and transport, and a demonstrated passion for integrated communications. FS client experience or Healthcare/life science experience would be a ideal!

This position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced public affairs/corporate communications consultant with experience in the consultancies key sectors. You will have the chance to engage with their diverse client base, while gaining valuable experience in business development. As part of the team, you will contribute to solving client challenges, shaping innovative campaigns, and managing client programs.

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant experience in public affairs, strategic communications, or related field.
  • Knowledge of government, media, and business in one or more of the key sectors stated.
  • Capacity to grasp and communicate complex policy, regulatory, and commercial issues rapidly.
  • Experience and achievement in integrated public affairs and communications campaigns.
  • Proven initiative-taking, adept at managing delivery and directing projects toward outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to impress clients with strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Preferably, experience working in consultancy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute integrated public affairs and communications campaigns in transport, infrastructure, financial services, Healthcare and related sectors, demonstrating measurable achievements.
  • Quickly absorb, communicate, and navigate complex policy, regulatory, and commercial issues to develop effective strategies.
  • Provide structured advice, strategic thinking, and problem-solving abilities to impress clients and deliver impactful solutions.
  • Take initiative in creating programs and leading projects from conception to successful outcomes.
  • Contribute to business development efforts by leveraging familiarity with sector-specific challenges and demonstrating flair for identifying and pursuing new opportunities.

If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with our team including 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. You can access our Diversity and Inclusion Policy here.

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Researcher Arlena Butt

Arlena graduated from University of Stirling in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in criminology and social policy. She has an interest in Public Affairs and the Communications sector. Alongside this, Arlena is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is excited to work in the space.

Arlena supports the team across Public Affairs, Corporate Communications, Health and Digital sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

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