Salary: from £22k DOE
Location: Flexible. Ideally you will be able to access our central office in London around twice a month as a minimum. Remote working for part of the week will be expected, and during lockdown all our employees are home-based.
At Cratus our ethos is ‘our world is local’, this defines us and drives everything we do. Established in 2009, and born from our Chief Executive’s dedication to local government, Cratus is committed to creating and improving partnerships between local authorities, the private and third sectors.
We recognise the importance of decision making at local level and our primary goal is to help clients to engage with communities and local government as they try to develop the best possible planning applications.
About the role
As we grow, we are looking to bring in more talented people to help us deliver high quality work for our clients. At Cratus, our Account Executives are the glue that hold us together. They are involved in all parts of the business and in almost every project. We are looking for applicants with who are politically engaged, diligent and enthusiastic.
If are looking to kickstart your career in political and community engagement, communications and PR, you could be our next hire. While you do not need to have industry experience, you should have at least one year of working in an office. You should be a competent writer, able to use your own initiative, and be keen to get stuck into every aspect of a project. You would be joining a strong team supporting a wide range of engagement and communications projects across the country, and we will need you to be comfortable working independently from an early stage.
Essential traits and skills in the person we’re looking for:
- Great writing and communication
- Willingness and ability to work under own initiative
- Being a team player, willing to pitch in wherever needed
- Being personable, able to relate to residents, stakeholders and councillors
- Customer care and client management abilities
The role is multifaceted and while the main activities are captured below, there may be other elements to the job which are not included.
The main strands of work are:
- Supporting the delivery of political and stakeholder contact programmes
- Project support inc some client lead work
- Community engagement and community development
- Personal development
- Research and social media monitoring
- Business development
- Company responsibilities
In return, we offer an enjoyable working environment, a competitive salary and interesting projects to work on.
To find out more contact Alison Turner on [email protected]
To apply, please submit a C.V. and one-page covering letter via the form below. (Note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.)