Account Executive – UK Public Affairs

Job details: 

Cicero/AMO are looking for an entry level Account Executive to join our fast-growing UK Public Affairs team.

In this role, the successful candidate will work as a key member of our client account team; assisting with client management, account deliverables such as stakeholder mapping, drafting letters and organising meetings and events, policy research, and monitoring the busy UK Public Affairs landscape. The successful candidate will deliver excellent insight and assist in providing strategic direction to our clients in a variety of sectors including Financial Services, Energy, Technology, Transport and Infrastructure.

Cicero/AMO is an integrated communications agency based in London, Brussels and Dublin and is part of one of the world’s largest communications groups, Havas.

Role responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and managing daily client deliverables. 
  • Organising meetings and client calls; writing and circulating meeting agendas and taking notes and action points in client calls and meetings. 
  • Monitoring the policy environment and media; including Hansard, Government and Opposition statements, Select Committee inquiries, think tank reports, newspapers, broadcasts, newswires, and blogs, for relevant opportunities for clients.
  • Providing political analysis on monitored policy/news as described above both in written form and verbally. 
  • Keeping up to date with political and current affairs and flagging important developments to team and clients. 
  • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings. 
  • Drafting documents for clients such as letters to political stakeholders, policymaker biographies, policy briefings and stakeholder engagement plans.
  • Helping to develop public affairs plans and strategies. 
  • Taking a proactive approach to networking to build new client connections. 
  • Working as part of an account team to assist colleagues in developing new business proposals and assisting with new business pitches.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong interest in UK politics and the parliamentary process.
  • 6 months – 1-year experience in a relatable role (such as internships in Parliament, working for an MP or in a Public Affairs agency or monitoring role, think tank or in a public affairs, communications or campaigns role in a business or charity). 
  • Highly competent in all written communications. 
  • Highly competent in verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrate ability to research and analyse. 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Organisation and prioritisation. 
  • Ability and desire to continuously learn new areas of policy.
  • Cultural values; courage, innovation, collaboration, expertise, respect, and openness.

Equal opportunities

At Cicero/AMO, we pride ourselves on being committed to offering equal opportunities to all potential employees and have zero tolerance for discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity, disability, and other factors that have no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.

We are open to discussing flexible working opportunities.

Due to high volume of applications, only eligible or matching candidates will be contacted by us.

Application Details

To apply, please send a one-page CV with the headline “Account Executive – UK Public Affairs” to Parisa Namazi.

Get in Touch

Parisa Namazi

Director of Talent