Consultant, Corporate Comms

Mid-level Communication Professionals London, United Kingdom

APCO Worldwide, a leading global communications agency, is looking for experienced communications professionals with agency experience to join its award-winning London team.

We are looking for a Consultant to join our successful and growing team to work across a range of international corporate communications, B2B and public affairs clients. The ideal candidate would have experience managing multiple accounts and leading campaigns for clients, with a strong track record of working with the media and a knowledge and understanding of policy and politics. International experience desired but not essential.

Our 60+ strong team, based in Covent Garden, is at the heart of APCO Worldwide’s global network and is a major hub for our work across Europe and beyond. In 2017, we were named the Best EMEA network to work for, and in 2018 we were named both Global and EMEA Public Affairs Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and International Consultancy of The Year at The PRCA Awards. We have received numerous awards and accolades for our campaigns and recognising our status as a leading employer in our industry.

Key responsibilities would include:

  • Handling the day-to-day running of large accounts and campaigns
  • Managing, training and mentoring junior team members
  • Overseeing the running of busy press office functions and acting as quality control for written materials (press releases, viewpoint articles, blogs, award entries, social content, etc)
  • Acting as the key point of contact between APCO offices on multi-market accounts
  • Coming up with creative ideas for how to improve services to our clients
  • Playing an active role in new business

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • Someone who thrives on the variety and diversity of agency life -extensive work experience to account manager level in a public relations communication environment (corporate communication, media relations) 
  • Experience of and an aptitude for managing junior team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record working with the media
  • An active interest in digital/social media

We are recognised as one of the best agencies to work for in our industry, providing:

  • The opportunity to work on a diverse range of clients and projects with some of the industry’s best and brightest
  • A collegial and collaborative working environment, where you will work closely with colleagues from around the world
  • Significant opportunities to develop professionally, with extensive training and personal development programmes including a global exchange programme
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package, including health & wellness benefits

About APCO Worldwide

 APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations act with agility, and build organizational reputations, brands, relationships and solutions to succeed.

APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business.

Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure impact through our curiosity, insights and diverse expertise.

Our clients benefit from APCO leaders who have the pulse of the dynamically changing global environment that defines the marketplace; the first-hand experience of having faced significant issues or opportunities; the ability to harness the power of data, insights and technology; and the passion to deliver unparalleled results. 

Our expertise and integrated approach enable us to provide a full range of services, across industry sectors and global markets, allowing us to offer effective counsel and programs for boards of directors and CEOs. We meet the evolving needs of executives and their teams in communications, public affairs, government relations, legal, risk, organizational transformation, international relations, corporate responsibility and brand marketing.

We measure success in the transformations we help to catalyze, our clients’ impact on society and their continued profitable growth.