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Built Environment Public Affairs Consultant

Salary: £29,000-£45,000 (depending on relevant experience) 

Location: London (hybrid, currently three days working from Westminster and two days working from home per week) 

Length of contract: Permanent

Job Role: Senior Account Executive / Account Manager / Senior Account Manager (depending on relevant experience)

What We’re All About 
 

The Connect Group is an independent UK public affairs and communications agency, ranked in the PR Week Top 10 for public affairs. We are a fast-growing team of over 40 consultants with offices in Westminster and Belfast, and a diverse range of clients including FTSE 100 companies, leading trade bodies, and national housebuilders. 

 

You will be working with a cross-party, dynamic team with experience in local government, political parties, think tanks, charities, Parliament, media and business with a focus on planning and development public affairs and communications. 

We are proud to be four-time winners of the PRCA Award for Planning Campaign of the year as well receiving the CIPR Excellence Award for Public Affairs. We are committed to maintaining high professional and ethical standards.  

We are members of the PRCA and CIPR, hold the Investors in People Gold Standard and maintain the Consultancy Management Standard (CMS). Furthermore, in addition to your line manager, we also provide a dedicated mentor from our experienced team to support you in your career development. 

We are looking for candidates to work in our Built Environment team here at Connect. The role will be varied but will centre around supporting developers and builders of housing, employment space and infrastructure to achieve their goals of delivering projects that improve the built environment.  



The Job Role  

 

As a Senior Account Executive you will: 

  • Have around 1 years’ experience of local government, political engagement or built environment political communications. 

  • Undertake political research that forms the basis of political and stakeholder engagement strategies and campaigns. 

  • Support our experienced team of political consultants and engage directly with politicians and community groups across the country.  

  • Work directly for our clients from day one, providing them with reports, research briefings, stakeholder engagement support and political intelligence. 
     

As an Account Manager/Senior Account Manager you will: 

  • Have around 2 years’ experience of local government, political engagement or built environment political communications.  

  • Be responsible for the day to day running of client accounts. 

  • Be responsible for helping to devise and implement political strategies.  

  • Take an active role on the account and the client relationship and have an opportunity to develop your skills and experience.

Interview/Start Dates

Please contact us as soon as possible. This is an active recruitment process and we will be meeting with applicants as they apply.


Application Details
To apply please submit your CV to j.wrighting@connectpa.co.uk 

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