We are recruiting a consultation and engagement account manager, initially for a year-long contract with the potential to extend.

You will be employed at our head office in the East of England, and your week will be divided between Southwold and our clients’ office about half an hour away with a requirement to be out and about at local events.

Your role will be to manage the day-to-day requirements of a large planning consultation programme, including: arranging and managing community events; handling ongoing communications including newsletters and media; updating and maintaining a database using Tractivity; regular high quality client liaison. Two days a week you will also support the agency on property marketing, consultation and engagement accounts.

Ideally you will have experience of consultation programmes, at the least you will have 5+ years’ experience of working in communications. People skills are fundamental since you will be dealing with community members and will be expected to be clear, empathetic and responsive. Your administrative skills must be exemplary, there is no margin for error in the planning, management and recording of this project.

The rewards include the opportunity to work on one of Europe’s most significant infrastructure projects, and be part of an agency that’s progressive, ambitious and friendly and growing its consultation offer across the UK.

The contract is initially for one year, starting December 2018, with the potential to extend the role dependent upon successful delivery of other client accounts. Please send your application to su@agencyforchange.co.uk by 26th October.