Role details

Account Director (Financial Services)

London   •   £40,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Public affairs specialist
  • Public Affairs, Financial Services, Policy, Stakeholder Management, Lobbying

About Our Client

A leading public affairs agency based in London is seeking an exceptional public affairs practitioner to join their team.

Job Description

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing a number of public affairs accounts, with a wide range of international clients, most specifically within the financial services sector;
  • Managing a team of enthusiastic Account Executives and Managers, and helping to develop their careers;
  • Identifying and pitching to new business opportunities;
  • Issuing responses to Parliamentary and stakeholder consultations;
  • Networking and building your contact base within the industry.

The Successful Applicant

You will:

  • Have an outstanding knowledge of the parliamentary processes in Westminster;
  • Have a thorough understanding of the financial services market and experience of other sectors;
  • An understanding of the EU institutions would be a bonus;
  • Have experience of line management;
  • Be a first-class communicator;
  • Be comfortable operating with, and often directing, senior colleagues and external stakeholders;
  • Be able to demonstrate a keen eye-for-detail and the ability to decipher complicated policy subjects;
  • Have a wide-ranging network of contacts in the public affairs and parliamentary worlds;
  • Be able to identify and pitch to new business opportunities.

What's on Offer

c.£47,000 per annum DOE + benefits

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