About the role

Our eyes and ears:  Our Account Executives primary role is to monitor the political environment and flag emerging external issues effectively and quickly to the wider Kanda team as well as prepare first versions of client collateral.

Your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Undertake stakeholder research and mapping
  • Support to team on graphic outputs – maps, reports, exhibition boards, infographics
  • Exhibition design, co-ordination and liaising with designers
  • Drafting communications materials   
  • Drafting templates to prepare political analysis, this may be an audit or issue note
  • Preparing media monitoring reports ready for client circulation
  • Assisting in the organisation of public exhibition events including visiting and booking venues, distribution maps, Q&As and rolling out the agreed stakeholder contact programme
  • Undertaking research for new business research and meetings
  • Compile and update stakeholder lists

Emerging skills for promotion to Senior Account Executive:

  • Developing an awareness of the political environment the client is operating in, specifically the challenges, risks and opportunities to implement an effective political strategy
  • Assisting, with supervision, the preparation all elements of client activity; this will typically include client emails, exhibition collateral, stakeholder audits and media monitoring
  • A clear understanding of a consultation programme from stakeholder audit through to submission of the ‘Statement of Community Involvement’
  • Preparing documents with no grammatical or spelling errors and little supervision

** The above is not an exhaustive list and will develop as the business grows and evolves**

Key Attributes and Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and approachable with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Works collaboratively; good team player
  • High quality of work with strong attention to detail
  • Competent copywriting skills
  • Demonstrates agility and responsiveness
  • Strong ability to assimilate, analyse and summarise written material quickly
  • Excellent research and communication (written and oral) skills

To apply:

Send a covering letter/email with your CV to recruitment@kandaconsulting.co.uk. Please put AE role in the subject field.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Kanda, only those invited to interview will be contacted, however, we will retain your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.  If you do not wish to remain in our files, please advise at recruitment@kandaconsulting.co.uk

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