Account Director to Associate Director Opportunities – Financial & Industry Clients - Corporate, Cri

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Excellent + Bonuses + Strong Benefits
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Ref
SP 855742
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Corporate Account Director to Associate Directors required!  Top global integrated agency.  Financial services & cross sector clients.  Engaging issues led corporate & brand campaigns

This highly rated firm deliver powerful corporate campaigns, which have helped to shape some of the biggest and most dynamic brands in the world.  Working collaboratively across their international network and utilising expertise in policy & capital markets, this firm love reacting to current affairs & working on prominent issues led campaigns that really test the grey matter to protect reputations, creatively build brands and strategically position their clients as the thought leaders and industry innovators they are.

Working with some of the most respected senior professionals in the business, while managing account teams of c.3-5, these exciting roles will need good financial services knowledge with c.70% of the portfolio being FS (retail banking, alternative finance, fintech, wealth management, banking, insurance, private equity, retirement providers, asset management).  However, there is also the potential to work on other cross sector clients on corporate and brand projects.

Skills and responsibilities include:

  • Experience in financial services corporate communications
  • Being a trusted advisor to clients, adding value through your advice and work, and helping clients achieve their business objectives
  • Running client teams and ensuring projects are on time, on budget and exceeding expectations
  • Identifying new opportunities and contributing to winning new business
  • Team player and as well as a leader, able to earn the respect of the team and has a desire to share knowledge
  • High energy multi-tasker, quick and diligent with good attention to detail

Successful candidates will be bright, ambitious, engaging and assured corporate communications professionals with demonstrable experience delivering corporate & issues led campaigns for financial services clients.  Candidates will be intellectually curious with a strong interest in current affairs and the confidence to strategically advise senior client management through corporate campaigns, as well as the commercial awareness to support new business activities and organically grow existing accounts.  You will also need the empathy and soft skills to motivate and mentor a team; keeping them challenged while delivering campaigns on time and on budget. If you feel you have the skills for the role, please send your CV for consideration.

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