Role

Account Manager (Channel Islands)

We are looking to recruit a permanent consultant for our Channel Islands hub in St. Peter Port, Guernsey. The role is well suited to a recent graduate or someone looking to embark on a career in political and media communications.

The role

Bridgehead Communications is a full-service PR and communications consultancy. The business is composed of three divisions: Bridgehead Corporate focused on high profile entrepreneurs and their businesses; Bridgehead Education targeted at the apprenticeships, vocational skills and further education sectors; and Bridgehead Social Care working exclusively with care providers and their suppliers in the adult social care sector.

We are looking to recruit an account manager to work across our three divisions in our new Channel Islands hub, located in St. Peter Port, Guernsey. The role is well suited to a recent graduate or someone looking to embark on a career in political and media communications.

The successful candidate will have strong written and communication skills and a demonstrable interest in politics and the media. The successful candidate will work directly with the Managing Director, regularly engage with clients, develop an understanding of specialist policy areas, draft comment articles for publication in the national, online and trade media and contribute thoughts and ideas to client strategy discussions.

Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Media monitoring.

  • Updating and maintaining client social media channels.

  • Tracking and collating political events for use in forward planning and client strategy.

  • Writing opinion pieces for publication in the media.

  • Editing client opinion pieces.

  • Drafting and issuing press releases and comments to the media.

  • Engaging with journalists and MPs’ offices.

  • Event planning and organising.

  • Contributing to and drafting briefing notes.

  • Helping to write proposals for prospective clients.

  • Managing client relationships.

  • Business Development.

Salary

Competitive.

Closing Date

Ongoing.

Our approach

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