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Public Affairs Account Executive / Junior Account Executive

Public Affairs Account Executive / Junior Account Executive

Location: Central London / Hybrid
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

About Cratus

Cratus Group is a leading communications consultancy, providing integrated strategic communications and campaigns across multiple sectors. Founded in 2009, we’ve helped some of the UK’s best known brands deliver local and national campaigns, manage political and reputational risks, and influence national policy on some of the most important issues facing the UK. What we do matters. We’re more than just an agency. We’re change makers.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive or Junior Account Executive to join our Corporate and Public Affairs team.

The Role

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.

If you are looking to kickstart your career in public affairs and political engagement, you could be our next hire.

You will have a degree level qualification in a relevant subject such as politics or experience of working in the industry. You will need to 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 an enthusiastic team supporting a wide range of clients across the country. We will need you to be comfortable working independently from an early stage and supporting your colleagues and our clients at conferences and industry events.

Essential skills we’re looking for:

  • An understanding of politics, political parties and government in the United Kingdom
  • A great writer and communicator
  • Comfortable working under your own initiative
  • A problem-solver
  • Team player, willing to pitch in wherever needed
  • Personable, able to relate to clients, stakeholders and politicians
  • Customer care and client management abilities

The main strands of work are:

  • Supporting the senior team to provide political intelligence and advice to clients
  • Political monitoring
  • Drafting reports and briefings for colleagues and clients
  • Project management and client lead work
  • Attending client meetings to support senior colleagues
  • Drafting briefings and reports for colleagues and clients
  • Research and social media monitoring
  • Supporting the senior team with business development activities
  • Company responsibilities

The offer:

  • Account Executive: London living wage or higher depending on experience
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays + birthday leave + one volunteering day
  • Central London office with good coffee, free healthy snacks all day and free on-site gym with classes
  • Regular social events
  • Flexible working options
  • Private medical insurance if you become permanent
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