Aequitas Global is an award-winning international public policy and communications consultancy. We are a purpose-driven business made up of committed individuals based in the UK and Nigeria.
We believe in the power of words and ideas to transform lives and we work with visionary leaders across the world to enable them to build their reputation and deliver their vision.
We bring together world-class experts in strategy, politics, digital, brand, communications, and policy to work alongside clients to deliver the change they want to see.
Location: Since March 2020 Aequitas Global operates as a fully remote business, with members of the team working from home and convening for quarterly all-staff days.
The role may involve some national or international travel – this has been infrequent through the pandemic but may increase in 2022 and beyond.
Annual salary: £48-58k based on experience
As a Senior Consultant you are primarily responsible for the management of client teams, delivery of client work plans and the identification and growth of new business opportunities.
Minimum of 5 years’ agency experience
Demonstrable media experience – Tier 1 and specialist media delivery, in-depth understanding of how the media works, proven experience of delivering media coverage, journalist contacts at Tier 1 and specialist media
Account Director level experience – development of client strategies and ability to manage, develop and lead the internal team
Working with complex issues and accounts – ideally some commercial experience, plus public policy related issues and in an international context (e.g. with clients operating internationally)
Confident handling of clients, working internationally and across a range of areas – e.g. politics, commercial, international development, philanthropy
Digital strategy experience and/or implementation desirable
Crisis Communications experience desirable
Proven experience of identifying, managing and securing new business opportunities
Proven experience of growing a client account
Evidence of a network of contacts for new business and ability to undertake new business activity – pitch experience (success), proposal development, tender response
Your Core Skills
An entrepreneurial spirit and a can-do attitude
Excellent client relationship management skills
Confident and experienced in media handling, from strategy development to delivery
Excellent project management and organisation skills
Ability to lead and motivate teams
Excellent interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication skills
Interest in politics and/or international affairs (African policy experience desirable but not essential)
Ability to drive client activity
Attention to detail
Aequitas Global provides services to a broad range of public sector and commercial clients. In all our operations we are committed to providing equal opportunities, which is demonstrated through our employment policies, procedures and practices. We believe that discrimination is unjust and unfair to individuals, groups of people and communities.
We will ensure that no one is treated any less favourably on the grounds of their race, colour, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status or domestic responsibilities, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, trade union activity, religious or political beliefs, poverty or social status.
Deadline for applications: 6th April 2022
Due to the number of applications, we will only be able to respond to those who have successfully reached the interview stage.