Award-winning communications experts in the built environment

Senior Account Manager

London / Southampton

What it’s all about

BECG is a multi-award-winning, national specialist communications agency looking for talented individuals who are keen to develop their careers.

We are looking for a ambitious candidates with a background in public affairs, politics and/or public consultation with experience of working in Home Counties / Southern region. Good political contacts are desirable, and the ambition to play an active part in a growing team is essential. You will have an understanding of the development and planning sectors and be enthusiastic to work on strategic projects in both areas.

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

What you’ll need to know

  • Have a strong understanding of the various levels of government work 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 existing understanding of and relationships with local and devolved politicians, media, and prospective clients

What you’ll need to do

You will be responsible for supporting the Directors and senior team in executing creative engagement programmes to help achieve your clients’ objectives.

Liaising directly with clients you will ensure the effective delivery of all projects within your portfolio, advising on and executing effective communications strategies on time, within budget and across a range of mediums whether that be liaising with the media, politicians or producing written consultation collateral.

Your work will also include directly undertaking, or managing Account Executives to undertake, the organisation of public exhibitions and stakeholder events, political and stakeholder research, drafting of letters, newsletters and exhibition boards and maintenance of accurate databases. You will also be expected to draft press releases and demonstrate a good understanding of media relations.

Who we are & What we do

BECG Group is a group of companies specialising in communications, incorporating Crowd Technologies, Cavendish Advocacy, and Liberty One. We provide private and public sector clients with communications services, including public affairs, planning communications, corporate communications, government relations, public relations, marketing, and social media management software 

Operating from twelve offices across the UK, our people are communications specialists who manage the political, media and community relationships for some of the UK’s most respected companies. We pride ourselves on having one of the largest, most experienced stakeholder and community engagement teams in Britain.

BECG has recently been awarded the Best Places to Work in Property accolade by Property Week, was named PRCA UK Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year 2020 and is ranked No 1 in PR Week’s UK Public Affairs consultancy rankings.

BECG is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. 

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