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International Affairs is a cross-practice, specialist offer that represents foreign governments, international organisations, foundations and companies addressing geopolitical, economic, humanitarian/development and climate issues. We create and lead integrated campaigns that tackle big challenges and have an impact upon the world.
You will bring your passion for international issues to drive activity for clients in country reputation, trade and economic development, philanthropy and climate. This includes developing narratives that are compelling and persuasive; delivering thoughtful media coverage based on knowledge of the UK and international media landscape; identifying and managing platforms, events and other opportunities to engage with business, academic and policy audiences; and supporting on issues and crisis management.
You will be a day-to-day point person for your clients, offering strategic input based on your understanding of their priorities and the wider context that affects them. You will also play a key role in providing excellent client service as a strong, organised project manager who ensures we remain on track and on time and teaches and mentors junior team members.
The day to day Driving media coverage across UK and international media, including crafting creative media angles, developing comment opportunities, and creating content for media.
Enabling clients to build closer relationships with stakeholders by developing and managing events, roundtables, partnerships and briefings.
Ensuring the smooth running of accounts by managing team activity, overseeing the delivery of timely, high-quality deliverables, providing feedback and guidance to junior staff, and supporting on budgeting and financial management.
Building effective client relationships by using your understanding of your clients' priorities and pain points to offer strategic counsel and anticipate client requests and needs.
Contributing an international perspective and cultural awareness to help clients communicate to UK, European and global audiences.
Being actively involved in the team's new business efforts, including contributing to proposals and pitches, supporting marketing activity and networking with prospects.
Working with other FleishmanHillard offices, ensuring processes and systems work efficiently and supporting the development of multi-country campaigns hubbed from London.
Delivering continuous feedback both upwards and downwards to help us be more inclusive, supporting and effective as a team.
About you Experienced in international affairs
Thrive on developing and executing successful media relations strategies.
Strong relationship-building skills, ability to engage with key stakeholders and influencers.
Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail with excellent project management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with a focus on delivering results.
If you have experience in the above, are eligible to work in the UK and can commute to our Bankside office at least 2 days a week, we'd love to hear from you!
What we offer you A warm and friendly team with a fantastic portfolio of global and UK clients
A truly global network, the opportunity to be part of multi-market campaigns, regularly working with colleagues across the globe.
Global mobility, a programme of short-term or permanent exchange opportunities, particularly in EMEA or the US.
A strengths-based L&D framework with an in-house coach and development opportunities for career defining work.
Flexibility. We've fully embraced hybrid and flexible working. We have a great office and human contact remains an important element of our culture
Work-life balance, we all work hard but having a life outside work matters to all of us, and we support each other to achieve it.
Culture Club - from office manicures, nutritionists, inhouse massage and acupressure sessions, to Yoga on the roof terrace, quizzes, boot camps, exhibits and summer and Christmas get-togethers.
Opportunities to join our Employee Resource Groups (global and local), the Shadow Board or DE&I Steering committee.
A Career Guardian Scheme for underrepresented talent and mentorship opportunities
Pro-bono comms, volunteer opportunities and personal charity matching
25 days of holiday plus a day off on your birthday (or that of your child), all days between Christmas and New Year and a buy-back scheme for those who want more.
6-12 week sabbaticals!
BUPA medical cover - including 24/7 virtual GP, funded eye tests, fertility, and menopause support.
Permanent Health Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Generous Pension contributions, personal finance clinics and Life Assurance
Discounted gym membership and FHeel Well reimbursement
Cycle2Work scheme and season ticket loans
Generous parental leave and emergency childcare provision
Passion Project Grants - funding for your passions outside of work
Retail, dinner or spa vouchers for key milestones
Omnicom employee discounts across a variety of high-street retail, travel and entertainment venue
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