Associate Director - Public Affairs

London Permanent £65,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Work at an agency with an excellent reputation that is currently growing.
  • Interesting and varied clients.

About Our Client

My client provides specialist advice and services through an elite team with a diverse range of political, media and policy backgrounds.

They also work very closely with their sister agencies who elevate their offer, bringing clients communications a new level of authority and impact.

They are looking for an Associate Director - Public Affairs to join their team.

Job Description

The Associate Director - Public Affairs will need:

Client and account management

  • Provide senior counsel and strategic advice on client accounts, including regular client contact and directing and contributing to the work of account teams
  • Deliver expert advice in person to senior people across a range of industries
  • Manage and conduct research and analysis on political and policy issues relevant to clients
  • Provide clients with political/media intelligence and insight, highlighting any implications for the client's business
  • Secure high-quality media coverage for client campaigns and reports


  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the political, business and media environment in general, with provable expertise in one or more areas relevant to clients
  • Present to clients and external audiences and develop an external profile
  • Write to a high standard for external publication, including reports, press releases, op-eds and blog posts
  • Maintain and grow an active network of business, political and/or media contacts

New business

  • Help to retain and further develop commercial activities with existing clients and where possible introduce the company to new business leads
  • Contribute to new business activities including networking and pursuing leads and managing pitch processes
  • Contribute to marketing activities

Team management

  • Support more junior members of the team, including through line management and reviewing and feeding back on their work, as well as providing coaching and support across account teams

The Successful Applicant

You will have extensive experience of working in a comms/public affairs agency in the UK.

What's on Offer

Generous benefits, excellent work life balance and great colleagues.

Amy Cox
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2214

Job summary

Job function
Commerce & Industry
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Amy Cox
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2214
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