BCHS810 – PR & Public Affairs Executive – Manchester – £DOE

Black Cherry Recruitment Ltd

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My client is a national PR & Public Affairs Agency who is looking for a new PR & Public Affairs Executive to join its Manchester team.

They are looking for a talented individual with a background in public affairs, politics and/or public consultation. Experience of working in the North West region and good political contacts are desirable, and the ambition to play an active part in a growing team is essential. You will also have an understanding of property and planning and be enthusiastic to work on strategic projects in both areas.

This post supports the Directors and Account Managers within the Manchester team. The role’s main objective is to ensure the effective delivery of support to any assigned Account Managers and Directors and delivery of client projects on time and within budget.

As an Account Executive you will already:
• Understand how local government works and some knowledge of the
property and planning sector
• Communicate well with strong writing and inter-personal skills
• Demonstrate drive, commitment and a focus to producing work of the
highest standard
• Have attention to detail, excellent workload management and be a good
team player
• Have a strong political understanding and/or background

You will be responsible for supporting the Account Managers and Senior Account Director in executing creative engagement programmes to help achieve your clients’ objectives. Your work will include organising public exhibitions and stakeholder events, political and stakeholder research, producing draft letters, newsletters and exhibition boards and maintaining accurate databases. You will also be expected to draft press releases and demonstrate a good understanding of media relations.

They are a growing regional arm of an established and successful communications agency. With the support of a wider team, and the drive of a new business, you have the opportunity to develop an exciting career with them in our office in Manchester.

For more information and to register with Black Cherry recruitment, please contact Helen Salt on Helen@blackcherryrecruitment.co.uk or 0161 228 7239 – for all roles check out www.blackcherryrecruitment.co.uk.

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