Associate - London

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and energetic Associate to sit within our core property and development team based in London. The successful candidate will be expected to support high profile communication and consultation programmmes, media liaison, relations with clients and stakeholders and be an integral part of the team. The candidate will also provide a strategic and creative insight into planning and implementation of our clients’ communications programmes. Some previous experience (e.g. internship) is a must.

London office — Start date Jan 2017

Associate - London

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day management of client accounts;
  • Developing and implementing  communication and consultation programmes for PPS’s clients in the South East;
  • Drafting press office materials including press releases and feature pieces;
  • Attending meetings with clients;
  • Liaising with third party suppliers to ensure they deliver quality work on time and under budget;
  • Supporting new business development, including attendance at networking events, opportunity spotting and pulling together pitch materials and proposals.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Excellent writing skills that can translate to a number of different corporate styles and target audiences;
  • An interest in or enthusiasm for the UK property industry;
  • A good understanding of Local Authorities and the local political landscape; particularly in relation to planning and development;
  • Experience of events management;
  • A flair for new business;
  • A keen enthusiasm to succeed;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects to challenging deadlines;
  • Familiarity with digital channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube;
  • 2:1 degree or better.

Successful candidates can expect:

  • A fun and friendly office environment in the City of London;
  • A great working environment, including relaxed dress code on Fridays and free staff drinks;
  • Office socials, such as go-karting, group dinners and pub quizzes;
  • 25 days’ annual leave;
  • New business introduction bonus scheme.

Apply with CV and covering letter to joinus@ppsgroup.co.uk  

We may appoint someone before the closing date.  Due to the volume of interest we may not response to all applicants unless you are successful.  

Job details

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  • Location: London
  • Start date: Jan 2017
  • Expires: 28 Feb 2017
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