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The Whitehouse Consultancy specialises in integrated communications campaigns across public affairs, policy analysis, media relations and crisis communications to engage with decision makers in Brussels, Westminster, Whitehall and the devolved institutions and shape the issues agenda.

We currently have the following vacancies (scroll down for more details):

  • EU Account Director
  • Account Director

EU Account Director

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to work in a talented team directing a range of EU public affairs and communications accounts, developing their management experience and taking a proactive role in identifying and securing new business.

The new EU Account Director would thrive in a fast-moving entrepreneurial atmosphere, have a love of politics and a high level of professionalism. We’re looking for someone with substantial experience in EU public affairs, corporate communications or external relations either in agency or in-house, or with equivalent experience in the European Institutions or the media.

The Whitehouse Consultancy is an independent integrated communications agency that has had a dedicated EU function for over two decades. The position is based in London but travel to Brussels (and other European capitals) is required.

Job Description

  • Overall responsibility for maintaining client accounts, establishing a long-term strategic approach on accounts and leading on account delivery.
  • Line management of members of the consulting team.
  • Overseeing and ensuring a high quality of a wide range of written and visual material.
  • Building trusted relationships with clients, parliamentarians, media and officials.
  • Representing Whitehouse, and attending with clients, meetings with parliamentarians, officials, journalists and senior executives.
  • Sharing responsibility for new business development and meeting growth targets, including development of new business strategies, taking the lead in pitches, identifying opportunities for potential clients and growing existing accounts.
  • Overall responsibility for client retention and profitably within your team structure.

Core Competencies

  • Substantial experience in a EU public affairs or external communications role.
  • A thorough and extensive knowledge of the EU policy making process and structures.
  • A demonstrable ability to devise and carry out successful political campaigns for clients from the public, private and voluntary sectors.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate with a range of decision makers along with senior corporate personnel.
  • Experience of working with the mechanisms of the European Union to drive forward change.
  • Experience of presenting reports and presentations both verbally and in writing.
  • The ability to identify and drive forwards new business opportunities.
  • Experience of line management, managing work streams, and the ability to prioritise own workload.

Desirable: experience drafting media and social media strategies, pitching stories to the media, issues management and crisis communications. Knowledge of other languages an asset.

Salary: £42-45,000pa

Please email a CV and covering letter to recruitment@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk by 18th December 2019 outlining why you would like this role and your relevant experience.

Account Director

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to work in a talented team directing a range of UK public affairs and communications accounts, developing their management experience and taking a proactive role in identifying and securing new business.

The new Account Director would thrive in a fast-moving entrepreneurial atmosphere, have a love of politics and a high level of professionalism. We’re looking for someone with substantial experience in public affairs, corporate communications or external relations either in agency or in-house, or with equivalent experience in government or the media.

Job Description

  • Overall responsibility for maintaining client accounts, establishing a long-term strategic approach on accounts and leading on account delivery.
  • Line management of members of the consulting team.
  • Overseeing and ensuring a high quality of a wide range of written and visual material.
  • Building trusted relationships with clients, parliamentarians, media and officials.
  • Representing Whitehouse, and attending with clients, meetings with parliamentarians, officials, journalists and senior executives.
  • Sharing responsibility for new business development and meeting growth targets, including development of new business strategies, taking the lead in pitches, identifying opportunities for potential clients and growing existing accounts.
  • Overall responsibility for client retention and profitably within your team structure.

Core Competencies

  • Substantial experience in a public affairs or external communications role.
  • A thorough and extensive knowledge of the political processes in the UK and Europe.
  • A demonstrable ability to devise and carry out successful political campaigns for clients from the public, private and voluntary sectors.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate with a range of decision makers along with senior corporate personnel.
  • Experience of working with the mechanisms of government and Parliament to drive forward change.
  • Experience of presenting reports and presentations both verbally and in writing.
  • The ability to identify and drive forwards new business opportunities.
  • Experience of line management, managing work streams, and the ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Desirable: experience drafting media and social media strategies, pitching stories to the media, issues management and crisis communications.

Salary: £42-45,000pa

Please email a CV and covering letter to recruitment@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk by 11th December 2019 outlining why you would like this role and your relevant experience.

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Contact us

For more information about how Whitehouse can help you, please contact:

Isabella Sharp
t: +44 (0)20 7793 2536
m: +44 (0)7813 307490
isabella.sharp@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

Viviana Spaghetti
t: +44 (0)20 7463 0668
m: +44 (0)7583 051119
viviana.spaghetti@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For media enquiries, please contact:
Mayar Raouf

t: +44 (0)20 7463 0698
m: +44 (0)7502 327092
mayar.raouf@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For career and jobs information, please contact:
t. 020 74630690
recruitment@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For general enquiries, please contact:
t: +44 (0)20 7463 0690
info@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

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