Instinctif Partners, Associate Partner - Financial Services

Competitive DoE plus benefits: 25 days holiday, pension, annual bonus scheme, and other benefits.
09 Mar 2017
09 Apr 2017
Job Type
Full Time


Fantastic opportunity for a senior communications professional to take the next step in their career and join an ambitious Financial Services team.

Broad high quality client base offering the opportunity to provide senior input to 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
  • 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
  • The candidate will be well versed on all the communication challenges facing today’s financial services businesses, and be capable of leading multi-discipline teams to fulfil clients’ briefs and support their business objectives
  • Opportunity to play an active role on the leadership team for the Financial Services practice, contributing to the team’s ambitious new business plans and mentoring and managing more junior colleagues 
  • 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
  • Ideally the successful candidate will have some experience of both corporate and capital markets focussed briefs 
  • Reporting to a Partner
  • Location: 65 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7NQ

Strengths needed: 

We are looking for an ambitious senior communications professional keen to take the next step in their career. Core competencies must include:

  • Passionate about financial services
  • Builds proactive and positive relationships with clients at all levels
  • Able to provide senior strategic counsel
  • Personable team player able to motivate a team to deliver high quality results for clients
  • Generates new business leads and demonstrates strong commercial awareness across the Group
  • Well-developed networking and relationship building skills
  • Accomplished presentation skills
  • Interested in playing a key role in developing a successful and highly ambitious team
  • Ability to line manage 2-4 direct reports – advising and mentoring to instill best practice
  • Strong digital skills and able to develop and execute high-profile multi-channel campaign
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Experience in crisis and issues management
  • Ideally experience of working across both B2B and B2C briefs

Indication of client base: 

  • FinTech: e.g. World First, GLI Finance, Crossflow Payments
  • Life, pensions and insurance providers: e.g. Aviva, Canada Life, Hastings Insurance, Lockton, Global Benefits Group
  • 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:

  • See:
  • One of the fastest growing international business communications consultancies
  • £50m+ turnover, 440+ staff operating from 22 offices globally
  • Clear vision to deliver a unique communications consultancy offer to clients from six interconnected practice areas: Corporate, Capital Markets, Public Policy, Engagement, Content and Creative, Insight and Research
  • Outstanding track record of award wins and recognition in our industry:
  • PRCA National Awards 2016 Large Consultancy of the Year
    • PRCA City & Financial Awards: City Agency of the Year 2016 & 2017
    • PR Week Highly Commended Large Consultancy of the Year 2016
  • Corporate and Financial Awards Best PR/IR Consultancy 2016
  • CIPR Awards 2016: shortlisted for Outstanding Large Consultancy

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