Four Public Affairs, Account Executive

Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive, dependent on experience
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Mar 2018
Ref
AE FPAI
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for the role of account executive. Previously as Insight Consulting Group, and since early 2017 as Four Public Affairs, we are a leading public affairs team, with a particular strength and heritage in healthcare campaigns.

Working with pharmaceutical, medical technology, vaccines, technology and diagnostic companies, we have a proven track record of working with our clients to develop broad-based alliances to deliver successful, integrated campaigns.

The Role

You will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to client strategy development through the provision of research and briefings for account teams;
  • Project management of various work streams in account programmes, including keeping account teams appraised of progress with upcoming deadlines and client campaigns;
  • Developing a broad understanding and overview of the current and emerging political issues and relevant macro policy levers impacting client accounts;
  • Supporting client teams with the smooth running of events, such as through the provision of relevant materials: including agendas; briefing papers and name badges; liaison with delegates; and, attendance at the event;
  • Providing timely and accurate political and media monitoring for account teams and consultants across the agency;
  • Developing comprehensive political and industry stakeholder databases;
  • Preparing briefing papers and documents on complex areas of policy, including stakeholder perspectives;
  • Attending industry events on behalf of the agency with a view to networking, building contacts and broadening policy knowledge; and,
  • Contributing to marketing initiatives through the development of materials.


Requirements

You will possess a mix of some, or all, of the following skills, abilities and knowledge:

  • A strong interest and understanding of the UK political landscape and climate, including healthcare policy;
  • The ability and desire to thrive in a fast-moving and high-intensity working environment; 
  • Excellent organisational, writing, IT and communication skills;
  • Be highly organised, with the ability to manage a workload with often conflicting and tight deadlines, whilst also being cognizant of account team deadlines;
  • Have the ability to scan and summarise complex policy documents and announcements quickly and effectively; and
  • Demonstrable experience of producing written work to high standard.


How to apply

Please send a CV and a covering letter, including salary expectation by completing the application form below. We do not accept CVs from agencies.

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