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Account Manager - Stakeholder Engagement & Local Politics

Job Title: Account Manager - Stakeholder Engagement & Local Politics
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 22
Contact Name: Elise Karam
Contact Email: elise@peterchilds.co.uk
Job Published: July 18, 2016 16:50

Job Description

This successful candidate will be expected to support high profile communication and consultation programmes, media liaison, relations with clients and stakeholders and be an integral part of the team. The candidate will also provide a strategic and creative insight into planning and implementation of our clients’ communications programmes.

Key responsibilities:

•Day-to-day management of client accounts;

•Developing and implementing communication and consultation programmes for clients;

•Drafting press office materials including press releases, feature pieces and white papers;

•Attending meetings with clients;

The ideal candidate will have the following:

•Excellent writing skills that can translate to a number of different corporate styles and target audiences;

•Experience of delivering successful public relations campaigns;

•A good understanding of Local Authorities and the local political landscape, particularly in relation to planning and development;

•Experience of events management;

•Ability to work on multiple projects to challenging deadlines;

•Familiarity with digital channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube;