Senior Executive

Wednesday 30th September

Pagefield – the award-winning integrated communications consultancy which celebrates its tenth year in 2020 – is looking for several outstanding new members of its team. The new hires include Researcher, Senior Executive and Consultant roles to support our expanding portfolio of clients across a wide range of sectors including technology, financial services, transport, FMCG, property and infrastructure.

Pagefield Senior Executives specialise in media relations and / or public affairs and play a key role in our client work and in supporting new business opportunities. We are looking for candidates with first-rate experience of delivering the highest quality client work within an agency environment, with a growing network of contacts in the media, politics and business, as well as creative flair and a passion for campaigning. The ability to think freely, critically and challenge perceived wisdom – on your feet and in writing – is essential.

You’ll need:

  • A strong and consistent track record of delivering work to the highest standard, both internally and directly to clients
  • The ability to understand complicated issues quickly and summarise technical detail concisely
  • A comprehensive understanding of the media and political landscape and a real-time awareness of developments affecting clients and prospective clients
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills – including the ability and confidence to stand up for your beliefs, stack up your arguments, and coherently defend your position whatever your stance or political persuasion
  • A passion for networking and growing relationships
  • At least 2 years’ experience in corporate PR and/or public affairs, partly – if not wholly – spent working in an agency. Additional experience in journalism (print and digital) or politics (e.g. working for a politician, political party or on a political campaign) is very welcome

And either:

  • A results-oriented mentality with a demonstrable hunger to secure coverage and generate opportunities for our clients
  • A passion for media relations with a growing network of journalist contacts
  • A detailed understanding of how the media landscape is evolving and where Pagefield can add value
  • Confidence generating and delivering campaigns across multiple channels and audiences

Or:

  • A passion for politics and a thorough understanding of the political landscape throughout the UK
  • A thorough and technical understanding of how the legislative process works in Westminster
  • A growing network of political contacts, including politicians, advisers and other stakeholders
  • A close understanding of how the private sector, and other organisations, can engage in policy debates

In addition to the exciting role and competitive salaries, Pagefield offers a generous pension scheme, gym, private healthcare or private members’ club membership, annual agency-wide and personal bonuses, an active social calendar and encouragement of networking during and out of office hours. We have recently introduced a new entirely flexible working policy which enables all Pagefielders to work remotely and arrange their diary in whatever way best suits them and their clients.

This is a unique agency – of all political parties and none – looking for very special new team members. If you think that might be you and / or you would like more information about the other roles we are seeking to fill – at Researcher and Consultant level – please contact talent@pagefield.co.uk, with your CV.

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