Blakeney are looking for an ambitious Senior Account Executive with a good understanding of politics and media, to work as an integral member of the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a keen eye for detail and a desire to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment.

You will:

What we are looking for

You will need to be confident, sharp, creative, and energetic. We are especially looking for originality and personality. Therefore, the following are guidelines, not strict prerequisites:

  • A friendly, fun demeanour - balanced with first-rate professionalism
  • A track record of supporting the delivery of communications campaigns with proactivity and creativity
  • Exceptional writing skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills – with experience of working to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • An understanding and/or experience of working with the media/in politics.
  • Great client management experience, with the ability to foster strong client relationships
  • A willingness and ability to help shape our company and the way we do business

What you can expect

  • Real investment in you. You will gain first-hand experience in all areas of communications. Members of the team have worked at senior levels of very large corporates, consultancies, political parties, and referendum campaigns. So, you’ll get to work closely with a very experienced (but very friendly) team and benefit from their contacts and expertise
  • Exposure to clients across a range of industries, from live entertainment to energy, as well as the opportunity to be directly involved in high-level brainstorms and the day-to-day running of strategic communications campaigns
  • Opportunities to network and build your contact base within the communications industry
  • An attractive package


How to apply

Please email jobs@theblakeneygroup.com with your CV and a short cover letter.