What it’s all about
We are looking for a talented individual with a background in public affairs, politics and/or public consultation with experience of working across the Midlands 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 Account Directors within the team. The role’s main objective is to ensure the effective delivery of client projects and support to any assigned Account Directors 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 senior leadership team in executing creative engagement programmes to help achieve your clients’ objectives. Your work will include organising public and virtual exhibitions, stakeholder events, political and stakeholder research and producing collateral to support our award-winning campaigns. You will also be expected to have a good understanding of the region’s media landscape as well as experience running engaging social media campaigns to support investment into the region’s built environment.
Who we are & What we do
BECG 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.
BECG has recently been awarded the Best Places to Work in Property accolade by Property Week, ranked No 3 in PR Week’s UK Public Affairs consultancy rankings and PRCA Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year in 2020.
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.