Instinctif Partners, Account Director - Financial Services

65 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7NQ
£50K per annum (Plus benefits: Bonus scheme, pension and other benefits)
02 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017
Job Type
Full Time


  • Fantastic opportunity to join the growing Financial Services team 
  • Broad high quality client base offering the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of briefs including:
    • Issues led campaigns
    • Strategic positioning and corporate profile raising
    • Media relations and B2B/B2C brand building
    • Integrated digital communications and strategy development
    • Capital markets and financial communications
    • Multi-practice programmes working with Public Policy, Content & Creative, Film & Motion and Digital teams
    • Multi-market activity working across Instinctif Partners’ international network
  • Client base spanning a broad range of subsectors including banking, insurance, wealth management, alternative finance, FinTech, private equity, retirement planning, asset management, mortgages, property and conveyancing 
  • Strong focus on personal development with access to formal training programmes and international network initiatives
  • Reporting to a Partner
  • Experience in successful consultancy or relevant in-house position required
  • Ideally experience in B2B financial services and consumer/personal financesIdeally experience of corporate, B2B and consumer finance briefs

Strengths needed:

  • passionate about financial services
  • strong creative and strategic thinking skills
  • account management experience with good track record of running teams
  • experience of integrated accounts including digital and social media implementation
  • good network of media contacts and appetite to develop this further
  • confident client communication and presenting skills
  • experience of developing and implementing thought leadership campaigns
  • experience of corporate reputation and issues/crisis management
  • proactive attitude and comfortable working both individually and as part of a team
  • experience of new business activity and selling/commercial skills
  • event organisation experience desirable 
  • Indication of client base:
    • FinTech: e.g. World First, GLI Finance
    • Life, pensions and insurance providers: e.g. Aviva, Canada Life, Hastings Insurance
    • Banking: e.g. Shawbrook Bank, Diamond Bank, M&S Bank
    • Wealth management: e.g. Schroders, Brown Shipley
    • Asset management: e.g. Fisch Asset Management
    • Debt management and B2B providers e.g. Arrow Global
    • Trade bodies: e.g. Equity Release Council, Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association,
    • Financial/legal advice and professional services: e.g. Private Finance, Search Acumen, myhomemove
    • Private equity: Pollen Street Capital, Rede Partners

About Instinctif Partners:

  • One of the fastest growing international business communications consultancies
  • £50m+ turnover, 450+ staff operating from 22 offices globally
  • Clear vision to deliver a unique communications consultancy offer to clients from six interconnected practice areas

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