Consultant | Senior Consultant | PR | Agency

Job Title: Consultant | Senior Consultant | PR | Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £24000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Reference: P4065
Contact Name: Kim Smith
Contact Email: kim@pitchconsultants.co.uk
Job Published: August 05, 2016 16:02

Job Description

As one of the UK's fastest-growing PR agencies, my client is looking for an ambitious consultant / senior consultant to join the Manchester office of their award-winning team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience working on planning consultation campaigns for clients in the property, energy and / or infrastructure sectors.

The successful agency is built on hard-work, creativity, compassion and a supporting environment - and the right personality is as important as the required credentials. The successful applicant will benefit from working in a nurturing environment with the full backing of their experienced and knowledgeable leadership team.

The client-facing role will provide an opportunity to lead on all aspects of project work ranging from residential schemes to bio-gas plants. An understanding of the demands of working with a mutli-discipline project development team is essential, as is an attention to detail.

The Role
- Act as project lead on all aspects of our public affairs work
- Provide political / stakeholder research and analysis
- Copywriting and creative input on consultation material
- Event management, working with suppliers including print and distribution
- Social media management
- Represent the agency in client meetings
- Drafting campaign strategies
- Supporting the senior public affairs team
- Sector monitoring
- Identifying and progressing new business opportunities

Desired Skills & Experience
- Excellent understanding of public affairs, planning and PR
- Proven track record of managing consultation campaigns
- Strong networking skills
- Experience in budget management, and proposal and strategy development
- Professionalism, gravitas, and ability to deal with senior level clients
- Self-motivated and target driven

Person Specification Essential to Role
- Minimum 2 years professional and relevant experience
- Experienced in managing multiple projects to time and budget
- Experienced in communicating to a wide range of audiences through a range of media and events
- Skilled writer
- Willingness to travel and work away from home as required
- Valid driving license and access to own vehicle