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Account Manager (Public Affairs)

Account Manager (Public Affairs)



Job Title: Public Affairs Account Manager

Working For: Hanbury Strategy

Location: London

To start: ASAP

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience


PA AM – Hanbury Strategy [REF: #0032]


About Hanbury Strategy

We turn insight into impact. Whether you face a communications challenge or have a policy goal, our exceptional team uses our understanding of public opinion, the press and politics to create campaigns that work. We have a relentless focus on achieving great results for our clients.

The role

We are seeking an enthusiastic and confident new recruit with two to three years’ experience in a comparable role at a UK agency or political environment. You will have a keen interest in politics, the media and campaigns. With a solid grounding in UK public affairs, and proven experience of delivering for clients, you are now ready to leave your comfort zone and join a dynamic team at an important time in our growth. 


Responsibilities will include the following:


  • Acts as day to day lead on accounts, fostering positive client relationships and servicing the account to time – taking accountability for ensuring actions are recorded allocated and actioned effectively 

  • Leading client meetings confidently and  positively

  • Takes a leadership role with Executives and Interns, supporting their development and managing and reviewing their work on account teams

  • Takes responsibility for delivery of status reports and other client reporting 

  • Able to undertake independent research tasks and complete them to a high quality 

  • Assisting with business development and takes on a role in pitches 

  • Takes ownership of their personal development, seeking out and pursuing appropriate opportunities for relevant training 

  • Takes time to invest in the culture of the business and celebrate the successes of the team 

About you

  • Have at least two-three years of experience in a public affairs agency or in a political role – such as in parliament or for a political party

  • Excited to be part of a dynamic team, working with clients from a range of industries

  • Organised and capable of managing simultaneous tasks across a number of accounts

  • Dedicated to producing high-quality work and going the extra mile

  • Interested in politics 

  • Enjoy working with people with a diverse range of backgrounds and opinions

  • Personable, professional and a team player.


  • 28 days’ paid leave plus bank holidays and time off over Christmas.

  • Pension plan – 4% company contribution.

  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme.

  • Normal working hours are 8am – 6pm with some earlier/later shifts for monitoring.

  • Offices in Spitalfields Second Home.

  • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.

  • The opportunity to opt in to Vitality including private health care and subsidised gym.

  • Access to a full social and cultural calendar and employee wellness programmes – this summer/autumn we are adopting hybrid working practices and so the programme is part virtual, part face-to-face.

  • A rich and diverse people development programme including fortnightly internal training sessions and a full annual programme of external trainers and inspirational speakers.


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Hanbury Strategy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we are open to discussions about alternative working patterns or hours.

Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to be made during recruitment or in employment for reasons associated with your physical or mental health. We are committed to ensuring everyone is able to fully participate in whatever way is most appropriate for them.

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