Portland’s Government Advisory practice helps governments, leaders and public organisations to build, profile and protect reputations. We use insights, data, and creative thinking to power smart communications that reach the right audience with the right message in the right place to achieve maximum impact.
We are passionate about helping deliver real change, and our team brings experience at the highest levels of government. Through our offices in London, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, Doha, Washington DC, Singapore and Nairobi, we have supported governments across five continents.
We are looking for an Executive (Account Manager) to join the Government Advisory team. Our work is fast-paced and global in scope. We seek a highly-motivated individual at the start of their career who brings a real passion for international affairs, media relations and digital communications.
You should be a strong analytical thinker and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the UK and/or European media and political landscape, and bring a diversity of experiences to our team, including ease working with a wide range of social media platforms.
Responsibilities will include:
We are committed to employee development and have an open doors culture where you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced people in the business. We regularly reward and promote success, and actively encourage staff to take on new challenges and responsibilities to aid progression.
Our remuneration package also includes our competitive pension contributions, private healthcare life assurance cover, company contribution to gym membership, wellbeing workshops and activities, company parties and much, much more!
At Portland we take a flexible approach to work and encourage our colleagues to do the same. All our roles are open to flexible working requests and we will consider all options during our recruitment process. This includes but is not limited to: flexible hours, home working, compressed hours and job sharing.
In addition, every permanent member of staff that works at Portland is eligible for our industry leading annual profit share. When Portland thrives, all of our people share in that success.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not possible to respond directly to all applicants, only to those whose candidacy is being pursued. In addition, the length of the recruitment process varies based on the vacancy needs. Traditionally, the process takes approximately 3-4 weeks. Therefore, your patience is greatly appreciated. Please let us know if you require any arrangements and/or reasonable adjustments to be made in order to fully take part in any part of the interview process here at Portland. Please let us know your requirements'.