Account Manager - Thames Valley
Salary range: £25,000 - £35,000 + bonus
MPC is expanding and we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and commercially focused individual to join the team in our Thames Valley office. The ideal candidate will have a background in public affairs, politics, communications and/or public consultation and a keen interest in the built environment and property sector.
They will be passionate about stakeholder engagement and community consultation and be able to build rapport quickly both with clients and across the business. The successful candidate will also be able to identify new business opportunities and develop client accounts.
We offer a flexible working scheme, so this position is open to people who would chose to work from home, or from one of our other offices in London or Bristol.
About the job
As an Account Manager we would expect you to:
· Have a sound understanding of the various levels of government work.
· Be articulate, with sound written and inter-personal skills
· Have a client centric attitude that prizes accessibility, responsiveness and quality.
· Have strong attention to detail, with the ability to manage your workload on multiple projects.
· Demonstrate drive, proactivity and innovative thinking.
Working with the Director you will develop creative engagement programmes to meet the needs of your clients. This will include organising public exhibitions and stakeholder events, political and stakeholder research and preparing high quality materials for web and print. You will identify new business opportunities and lead new business meetings.
A little bit about Meeting Place Communications
MPC is a dynamic and growing communications agency working with developers and communities to achieve successful outcomes in the residential, commercial, infrastructure and energy sectors. We have a proven record of providing creative ideas for promoting developments at a local and national level. Operating from four offices across England we bring together talented professionals from a background in politics, local government, business and journalism to create a unique communications skills set that allows us to truly understand the key issues that matter most to our clients.
But what about the benefits?
MPC understands that if you give us your all, you deserve to be well rewarded in return. Along with the usual benefits of a competitive salary and company pension, we offer the opportunity to earn a very generous bonus. We strongly believe that the wellbeing of our staff is important, which is why we offer other benefits such as flexible working and the option of joining our employee cycle scheme. You’ll also get the chance to take up lots of training opportunities and have a clear career path within the company.
Closing date: 1st July 2019
Candidates are encouraged to apply before the closing date as interviews will be held on an on-going basis.
To apply for this role, or for more information, please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org