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Associate Director - leading powerhouse - is it time to play in the major league? (5049)

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5049

Salary
£60,000 - 80,000/annum + great bonus

Location
London

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
13 October 2017


This independent cooperate and financial communications consultancy will define your career.  They are looking for both Account Directors and Associate Directors with financial PR experience, ideally with FTSE clients.  You will learn from some serious heavy-weights and handle clients in industrials, TMT and/or consumer industries.  This highly successful, mid-sized agency consultancy will allow you to take up the reins on high profile, often listed clients.  Your work will be a true mix of corporate campaigns, financial PR and issues management communications and you can work across industry sectors or focus on one sector if you prefer.  You will advise industrial clients, TMT and/or consumer industries.  This role will take your experience to a superior level as the exposure will broaden your skills and you will get a lot of autonomy to advise at boardroom level and enjoy working with massive brands.   

The Company

This is an entrepreneurial, highly successful corporate, financial and issues-rich communications agency is now looking for rather special Account Directors and Associate Directors to join their super sharp-minded team to handle an impressive client portfolio.  The consultants operate under a relatively flat structure and have a highly collaborative and innovative approach to their work.  They pride themselves on building partnerships with Chairman and CEOs in key FTSE 100 and 250 companies so your exposure will be immense.  In return, they will be looking at your appetite to get involved in new business, intellectual rigour to solve complex problems and the maturity to advice at a senior level.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director- Financial PR role:

  • Lead and direct across client teams - technology, media, telecoms, industrials, consumer industries  leading and supporting on a number of retained clients and projects
  • Stretch your brain matter advising CEOs in a media crisis as well as using your communications expertise on announcements, M&A and IPOs
  • Use your contacts to bring in business and in return you will be well rewarded
  • Grow existing clients and develop new business leads through your contact book
  • Mentor and train ambitious team members although it’s a pretty flat structure so you will be hands-on in approach
  • A lively, friendly personality with charm and influence is vital to fit into this charismatic team

The Person

 

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director- Financial PR role:

  • Working as an Account Director or Associate Director in financial PR with some large brands
  • It’s likely you will be working for a larger firm and looking for the opportunity to really make your mark or a smaller firm wanting to move up the food chain
  • You will have a good new business track record of getting stuck in on pitches and able to growth accounts
  • Able to provide evidence of handling high profile issues and crisis situations at senior level
  • Experience of working with both large market cap and unlisted businesses  - some FTSE 100/250 company experience would be really beneficial
  • Current media contacts at a national level
  • Relish a flat and open structure and not too concerned about your title
  • Personality, energy and drive are fundamental to this role

To be considered for this Associate Director – Financial PR role please click to apply.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Sarah Leembruggen on 0207 559 6597 or sarah@the-works.co.uk, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions -

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