Account Manager

Date Added: 12 February 2024
Closing Date: 1 March 2024

Job Title: Account Manager

Working For: JBP Associates

Location: London

Salary: £35,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

JBP Associates is looking for a highly motivated Account Manager to join their Westminster based Public Affairs team. The Account Manager is a key member of the team managing a portfolio of clients, delivering strategically important campaigns whilst supporting and mentoring more junior members of staff to perform to the best of their ability.

The Account Manager will be responsible for the creation, execution, and measurement of public affairs activities, for key accounts.

The successful candidate will be given mentoring to grow their areas of interest and specialism as the organisation grows. Depending on performance, this will lead to future management opportunities.

The Account Manager will be involved with a wide variety of clients and will benefit from having experience of the following:
• Experience of public or parliamentary affairs, either in an agency or an in-house role
• Experience of working to a senior level in the Civil Service, Local/Regional Government or Parliament and an understanding of UK parliamentary and government processes;
• Proven experience in developing strategy documents for political and/or public affairs campaigns;
• Understanding and experience of trade associations is desirable;
• Understanding of local government and devolved administrations;
• Experience of legislative and regulatory development and procedure;
• Producing content for parliamentary/policy briefings, responding to consultations;

Reporting to the Account Director, the Account Manager’s duties will include:
• Developing and managing campaigns and being the main contact for key clients, establishing a strong rapport with the client’s lead contact and other team members;
• Building new commercial relationships and supporting key client pitches and tender submissions;
• Horizon scanning for new opportunities amongst their network and supporting senior members of the team in the preparation of pitch documents;
• Creating an exciting events schedule, briefing speakers and managing logistics;
• Developing useful and relevant political, media and business networks;
• Assistance with and responsibilities for other team members and management of the London Office;
• Support with management of client budgets.

Closing Date: 1 March 2024

Interview/Start Dates

We may interview strong candidates before the closing date, so please apply as soon as possible. Start date immediate subject to notice periods.

Application Details

If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity, please send a CV, and a covering letter of no more than one page, setting out why you are interested in the role to with the subject ‘JBP Westminster Account Manager Application’.



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