We’re recruiting for an Account Manager

We are an award winning social enterprise committed to helping charities to achieve their aims. We are looking for a dynamic, hard-working and committed Account Manager to join our passionate team providing campaigns, policy and public affairs support to charities. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our skilled and motivated team, who help charities to make a real and lasting difference. You will develop policy solutions and lead public affairs strategies and campaigns that achieve change on a range of issues including health, education, refugee and migrant rights and social care. We’re looking for someone who is as motivated as we are by the work we do, and who wants to become part of the fabric of our organisation.


Job Title: Account Manager

Location: London

Hours: Full time or part-time (3 or 4 days a week)

Salary: £34,000 pro rata

Start date: March 2020


Key responsibilities

The role

  • Manage Principle’s work for at least one but potentially multiple charity clients
  • Devise a clear strategy and work plan to tackle specific issues and to manage project work, oversee implementation and achieve positive results
  • Manage meeting preparations and lead routine client meetings, offering coherent and concise advice, demonstrating oversight and command of the project and the policy detail
  • Take the lead on translating client demands into projects and managing the allocation of tasks within the team
  • Develop public affairs strategies to achieve change
  • Identify key decision makers and influencers to achieve change on specific policy issues
  • Write engaging and succinct reports, briefings, letters, press releases, consultation responses, articles and blogs on complex policy issues
  • Engage with politicians at central, devolved government, and local authority level
  • Lead on the organisation and delivery of events, e.g. parliamentary receptions, policy roundtables and conferences
  • Proactively identify and pursue new project opportunities with charities who are looking to affect change
  • Coordinate project and pitch proposals


  • At least four years’ experience in policy, politics or public affairs
  • Able to demonstrate having achieved significant positive change on behalf of charities and their beneficiaries
  • Strong management skills
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to work well both within a team in-house as well as remotely
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly developed time management skills
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive analysis of information to tight deadlines ensuring accuracy and relevance
  • Ability to work flexibly across a number of different policy areas


Application details: Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to noah@principleconsulting.org.uk by midday on 5th February. Interviews will be held on 10th and 11th February