Account Executive

Date Added: 3 February 2024
Closing Date: 29 February 2024

Job Title: Account Executive

Working For: JBP Associates

Location: London

Salary: £27,500

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

A great opportunity has arisen to join the JBP team. JBP is a leading public affairs agency with a strong reputation for integrated and strategic communications in policy-led campaigns.
We are ideally looking for candidate with agency or Parliamentary background, specifically with Holyrood experience.

In particular, we are looking for candidates with a working knowledge of the Holyrood and Westminster parliaments, good understanding of the political landscape and the ambition to progress in the industry. Above all, we are seeking a confident, conscientious and self-motivated individual who is a good cultural fit for the organisation.

The successful candidate can be based in London, Edinburgh or across the UK. Experience is more important than location. A knowledge of working on large projects is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will have:
• Knowledge of the workings of the Westminster and Scottish Parliaments;
• Established political connections;
• Strong understanding of the wider political landscape;
• Strong consultancy skills with the ability to work across several accounts at once;
• Excellent writing skills (i.e. briefing writing, report writing, press releases, and web content);
• Ability to work flexibly, under pressure and to short deadlines;
• Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Working as part of a team you will:
• Liaise with politicians and their staff – including running events in Parliament;
• Work as part of a team delivering some of our biggest campaigns and retainers;
• Play an active role in developing campaigns and public affairs strategies;
• Be a key part in new business brainstorms and support in the development of new business proposals;
• Advise clients on upcoming political developments and engagement strategies.

Closing Date: 29 February 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted as suitable applications are received. We may appoint before the closing date.

Application Details

Please Send a CV and covering letter of no more than one page outlining why you are suitable for the role to careers@jbp.co.uk 

Websitehttps://www.jbp.co.uk/

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