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PR Manager - put your career on the map with this retail property giant

Ref 5186
Salary Competitive
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This global real estate powerhouse with flashy central London offices and an impeccable global reputation is looking for a talented PR Manager to cover their retail division across regions in the UK. This role is ideal for someone who is eager to be part of a company that is top in its industry and has the confidence to deal with senior stakeholders plus the drive to run with ideas.

The Company

This global real estate company is one of the best in the property sector boasting some of the most luxurious and well-known developments across the globe. They have slick headquarters in central London that house 800 of their employees. There is an overwhelming sense of power and energy that buzzes across the whole company and they are highly supportive of the PR function and what it does for the reputation of the company.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this PR Manager role:

  • Be a key lifeline at one of the busiest press offices in the UK, liaising and coordinating regional property and retail stories with b2b and b2c teams within the company
  • Devise and implement PR strategies and act as an ambassador on a proactive and reactive basis – they are without doubt the leader in the field and have a superb reputation to maintain
  • You will need to build rapport fast – your role will include not only senior stakeholders but close liaison with clients and their PR teams
  • Hold strong media relations across the national, trades and local press – you will be speaking to journalists, correspondents of key regional newspapers and online journals, attending regional events, media interviews, research seminars and briefings
  • Assist with the functionalities of running media relations for such a high-profile company, from media lists, updating the website to translating and sending out press releases
  • This role includes monthly travel around the UK so you won’t be tied to your desk

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this PR Manager role:

  • You must be at least at Senior Account Manager level at a corporate agency or working in-house as a Press Officer or newly appointment PR Manager with property and/or retail experience
  • Be able to deal well under pressure and thrive in a busy press office
  • Have natural confidence along with a genuine and enthusiastic attitude
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to produce quality work quickly
  • Willing to travel around the UK monthly

To be considered for this PR Manager 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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Associate Director - issues-rich, complex projects and litigations with an international twist

Ref 5122
Salary £75k - 100k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Overview

Looking for issues-led, high profile and international projects? This team pride themselves on doing senior level consultative work. They are looking for an Associate Director with discretion and confidence to oversee client work, manage teams, pursue business development opportunities and become a highly trusted communications advisor to high profile organisations, high net worth individuals and Heads of State.

The Company

This strategic independent reputation consultancy works with incredibly interesting and well-connected CEOs from industry sectors, alongside high-net worth individuals and Heads of State from all over the world. The work is complex, issues-rich, and intellectually rigorous and much of it is international. Every day is different and interesting projects come in all the time because of their ‘best in class’ reputation. The team are highly collegiate, non-hierarchical and there is no internal politics. Company events are abroad and their business is growing quickly internationally – this is the place to be.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate Associate Director role:

  • You will manage a broad portfolio of clients from all over the world including corporations and high profile individuals, establishing relationships with a charming group of well-connected intelligent people
  • Independently advise communication strategies for Chief Executives and business owners across a range of industry sectors
  • Build trust with clients, advise them on the media landscape and support them through crises and issues and develop thoughtful solutions
  • This role suits bright individuals with intellectual rigour who have the intellectual capacity to solve problems as every campaign is bespoke and complex
  • You will be managing other members of the team and overseeing client accounts
  • You will be closely involved in business development and be confident to network and bring in leads with the view of sourcing new business very selectively

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate Associate Director role:

  • You are already an established Associate Director capable of leading a large team
  • They look for flexibility and people who can respond calmly and quickly as this is not a 9 – 5pm role and there will be international travel
  • Strong writing skills are required, a go getting attitude and resilience
  • Corporate/issues/litigation/international experience/geo-political
  • High level client servicing skills and adept at giving senior advice as you will have oversight of the clients For the crisis work - this requires a calm advisor and safe pair of hands, empathetic as dealing with stressed clients
  • This high level strategic work can have political impact too so being politically aware is ideal alongside being a creative thinker to come up with solutions for complex problems
  • Happy to travel with Directors and independently at short notice
  • Must have a good understanding of the media
  • Good networker and able to connect people and potentially bring in business
  • Languages are useful but not essential - such as German, Spanish and Arabic

To be considered for this Corporate Associate Director role please click to apply.

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Account Director - fast track promotion at global consultancy

Ref 5108
Salary £50k - 60k per Annum + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This global integrated communications consultancy is on an upward trajectory, looking to grow its corporate offering, expand its client list and double its revenue in less than two years. They are looking for a budding corporate communications Account Director and there is opportunity here for swift promotion. Clients are across leisure, financial services, business services, technology and professional services. You will be an essential part of the growth and development of the team, learning from a highly experienced, affable Head of Corporate, responsible for growing existing clients, helping to bring in new ones and advise on strategy and manage the team.

The Company

A profitable, ambitious and global consultancy with a full service offering across public affairs, corporate reputation, consumer branding, stakeholder engagement and crisis management. They are a large agency based in super smart, modern offices with a fantastic view. The people are welcoming and friendly, the culture is very open and everyone is made to feel part of the team. The company has a great reputation across the market and is moving forward strongly. Campaigns are across multi-markets so if you like some international liaison then this work will interest you.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Account Director role:

  • Be part of creating and shaping the corporate team – it’s going to be exciting and challenging
  • You will get significant exposure and will be overseeing a percentage of the clients in financial services, professional services, financial technology, business services and leisure
  • Get involved with pitching and presenting, leading a smart team to deliver on global campaigns
  • Be a trusted advisor and use your strategic and consultative approach to impact reputations to reach commercial ends

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Account Director role:

  • It is likely that you are a high performing corporate communications Account Manager with experience in professional services and/or financial services looking to join a global consultancy
  • You will have the ability to react appropriately in a crisis and get clients on international media
  • Ideally you will have handled multi-market campaigns
  • A confident, driven and ambitious professional who delivers to the highest standards
  • You will be an integral part of the growth strategy – you must hold an opinion and be happy to have open and honest conversations

To be considered for this Account Director role please click to apply.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Sarah Leembruggen on 02075596597 or sarah@the-works.co.uk, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions -

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Director - leading the way in forward thinking comms

Ref 5123
Salary Competitive
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This global, independent financial services communications agency has a strategic and truly integrated approach to corporate communications and will broaden your expertise to encompass knowledge of marketing, digital comms, social media and design.  Working alongside savvy directors of these disciplines, you will have a creative approach to corporate reputation management and enjoy the merits of working with supportive colleagues. They are in a phase of growth and have opened two offices just this year and this is a great chance for a Director to be part of a forward thinking management team. If you’re feeling a little stale and looking for a challenge but with room to be entrepreneurial then this could be the very place.

The Company

This is global consultancy has one P&L worldwide and they put employees first. The leaders in the business are inspiring, super supportive and will ensure you are growing and learning throughout your career. They have a very commercial approach both to clients’ work and to the running of the business, so they suit people looking to do more than media relations 101. ‘New school’ comms for the forward thinking.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate Director role:

  • Time to step up and hone your creative corporate communications skills
  • Provide clients with senior, tailored and strategic communications advice and talk confidently about asset management through to trading platforms and fintech
  • Capitalise on their global reach with the opportunity to travel as over half of their clients are international
  • Manage and mentor a super smart team help them be the best they can be
  • Develop corporate reputation campaigns that have cut through to reach international audiences
  • Support and pitch on new business initiatives using your flair and great presentation skills

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate Director role:

  • Have strong corporate communications experience gained either in an agency or fast-paced in-house team
  • This role could suit an established Director looking to make more of a difference to clients and the agency they work for
  • You will be entrepreneurial with a hunger to try new things, a problem solver and solutions focused– able to look for creative solutions which are commercially viable
  • Have at least some experience of working with financial services /professional services clients and it is essential you have a keen interest in the sector
  • Intelligent, positive and proactive with a “can do” approach
  • Being a good team player is vital to them as they are a close kit team

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Interim Group Communications Manager - a career making prestigious property firm

Ref 5185
Salary Competitive
Location London
Job Type Contract

This high-profile international property company is looking for a confident Group Communications Manager to support the communications of a new tone of voice and a refreshed brand across the globe. It’s a 12 month contract to cover a parental leave and they are looking for someone to start in November. You will advise and support this rather special organisation communicate strategies globally and help shape up the website content and communicatons literature to reflect their impressive social impact. They have a great reputation and this role is key to promoting and protecting it. They are open to considering Corporate Account Directors from a consultancy or PR Managers from busy in-house corporate communications teams. Experience in property is ideal although they are open to professional services and financial services.

The Company

This prestigious privately-owned property company develops, manages and invests in property globally. They own swathes of London and further afield and have a beautiful office in the West End. Through investment and redevelopment their profits have seen impressive levels of growth year on year and they are proud of their social impact. The friendly corporate communications function sits across all the businesses and they need cover for a 12 month maternity leave and your media relations judgement and impressive writing and editing skills will be required.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Interim Group Communications Manager - pretigious property -

  • This is a really broad corporate communications role which requires sound media judgement for executing external and internal stategies across the globe
  • You will ensure best practice communications across the business in relation to social media strategy, media evaluation and issues and crisis management
  • Manage and edit features on the corporate website and the company’s intranet
  • Take a lead role in the drafting of communications materials for the annual review
  • Some media relations support, keeping in mind the purpose and great reputation of the business
  • Contribute to the management of reputation issues
  • There will be some internal communications of course
  • An external PR agency will support on day-to-day media relations and they will require direction
  • Effortless, first-class writing is a requirement for developing a wide range of documentation including releases, content for the website and intranet

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Interim Group Communications Manager – contract role:

  • You must have strong media relations abilities available to start mid-November ideally
  • It’s likely that you will be working as an Account Director in an agency looking to move in-house to broaden your skills and expertise
  • Or you could be working in a busy, high profile press office, looking to work for one of the best property firms in London
  • You will need experience in property or professional services or financial services
  • Some interest in sustainability and social impact is desirable
  • Highly proactive, well organised and confident in handling several responsibilities at once
  • Social media abiliites and be able to advise the group about ‘best practice’ of use and engagement
  • Solid media contacts will be required, sector is less important, nationals are ideal
  • A confident operator with an enthusiastic attitude and great persuasive skills
  • You will be a natural ambassador, committed to quality and superb attention to detail
  • There must be no doubt over your exemplary writing skills which will be tested on interview

To be considered for this Interim Group Communications Manager – contract 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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Account Manager - use your corporate generalist skills and benefit from a clear career path

Ref 5165
Salary £35k - 45k per Annum + bonus + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

If you are an ambitious corporate Account Manager looking to build clever communications campaigns and benefit from a clear career development plan, this could be the role for you.

The Company

This corporate consultancy offers their clients a variety of services including media relations, marketing communications, internal communications, brand communications, digital communications and crisis management. They are run like a big business yet you will have the benefits of being in a tight team. Their central London offices are relaxed, creative and stylish, the team are social and there is not a long hours’ culture. Benefits include hands-on training and regular pay reviews.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Account Manager role:

  • Everyone has a clear and detailed development plans and key objectives and timeframes are set out which enables fast track development
  • Areas you will work across include property, health, technology, fin tech, law, engineering – your ability to be agile is required
  • You will gain exposure to much more than just media relations which will develop your skills
  • You will continue to broaden out your corporate generalist skills
  • You will get exposure to new business of course and they take training and development seriously

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Account Manager role:

  • Ideally you are currently an corporate agency Account Manager with corporate generalist experience
  • You will be adept at selling in across multiple sectors
  • Excellent writing skills – your writing is client ready at the first draft and you have the skill to compose power arguments in written form
  • Good media abilities and exposure to social media and any other disciplines is helpful
  • You are a likeable personality and will be confident to run meetings

To be considered for this Account Manager please click to apply.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Sarah Leembruggen on 020 7559 6597 or sarah@the-works.co.uk, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions -

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Financial Associate Director - TMT expertise in leading powerhouse

Ref 50167
Salary £70k - 95k per Annum + great bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

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 other industry sectors too. Working directly into the delightful head of the team, you will learn from an impressive operator and get the autonomy to run accounts, exposure to some highest profile boardrooms and enjoy working with a supportive and collegiate team. Their success means the eye watering bonuses make life just a little easier.

The Company

This is an entrepreneurial, highly successful corporate, financial and issues-rich communications agency houses a super sharp-minded team and they play in the major league. 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 advise at a senior level.

The Role

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

  • Lead and direct across client teams in the technology, media and telecoms sector
  • 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
  • Mentor and train ambitious team members although it’s a pretty flat structure so you will be hands-on in approach and happy to handle the media
  • 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 Associate Director in financial PR with some TMT experience, ideally recently
  • It’s likely you will be working for a larger firm and looking for the opportunity to really make your mark or a smaller agency wanting to move up the food chain, be paid better and feel more supported
  • You will enjoy getting involved in new business pitches and able to growth accounts and happy to network to support bringing in business
  • 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

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Director - board level - ahead of the game in financial services comms

Ref 5137
Salary £100k - 130k per Annum + bonus + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

What a great business! A consultancy who firmly sit in the ‘new school ‘ of thinking with creative, innovate corporate communications campaigns which influence business, political, investor, employee, policy-makers, regulators and the public. They have some serious expertise in retail and institutional financial services, banking, asset management as well as clients in Government, the public sector and healthcare to name but a few. All the names are recognisable. What makes them great is their integrated approach. They solve client problems with expertise from around the business yet no once in pigeon-holed into a team. This means consultants remain stretched and continue learning at pace.

The Company

London based modern offices house this large team of forward thinking communications professionals. They are known for financial services like few others although work beyond this sectors with ease. They are creative, forward-thinking and at the forefront of delivering forward thinking comms campaigns. This means you will be stretched and your breadth of thinking will be challenged on a daily basis as you will be cross-selling like never before. You will also have resource on tap like few consultancies out there and be able to build on your skills across a variety of disciplines such as public affairs, employee comms, digital or financial comms. Why work here? If you want to move in-house one day, this will sharpen up your skills, give you a portfolio of clients of envy and help ‘make you great’.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Board Director – corporate role:

  • Develop creative and exciting integrated communications campaigns and cross sell other disciplines
  • Huge scope, freedom and budget to lead institutional and retain financial services companies and work collaboratively with the board to build expertise and reputation
  • Use your sector expertise to keep the business forefront of developments and changes within financial services
  • Taking on a prominent and proactive role in new business means that means you will enjoy networking and presenting
  • Act as ambassador for this consultancy’s impressive track record
  • You will be responsible for motivating, coaching and steering the team at all levels, operating within an open no-silos structure so your people management skills will be stretched

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Board Director - corporate role:

  • Be a self-starter, ambitious and eager for the challenge of being a board level member
  • You will have experience of working within forward-thinking comms and thought of as a ‘trusted advisor’
  • Recent experience of working with a well-known corporate communications agency ideally at director level and know the financial services sector like the back of your hand
  • They will consider in-house corporate communications experience although you will need to have some consultancy experience to demonstrate an understanding
  • Either retail or institutional financial services experience will be considered and a fairly solid track record is desirable – b2b and/or b2c will be considered
  • Well networked and keen to use your contacts to help build the business
  • Have the ability to cross sell across communications disciplines
  • Proven track record of building teams and inspiring and motivating team members

To be considered for this Board Director role please click to apply.

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Account Manager - fast track your career at THE corporate communications consultancy

Ref 5166
Salary £30k - 40k per Annum + great benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This strategic corporate consultancy is known for its integrated corporate campaigns working with a prized portfolio of clients across a variety of industry sectors. As an Account Manager, you will be impressed by the training you will receive, the ownership and senior client exposure you will be given from day one and the opportunities to progress are crystal clear. However, they look for high performers with an opinion, passionate about current affairs and creative in their approach.

The Company

This corporate communications consultancy has trebled in size over the past few years and has continued plans for ambitious growth. They attract some of the biggest names in the communications industry including founders of competitor agencies and high profile in-house professionals. They have a client list that puts them on a par with the global agencies which span most industry sectors and have the abilities to solve clients communications challenges whether is financial communications, corporate reputation, digital, public policy or regulatory. This agency takes your career seriously and looks after their team like few others out there. As an Account Manager you will be a generalist or a specialist keen to broaden out your comms expertise across sectors. The business is incredibly well run and you will be part of a great success story plus the offices are super cool too.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Account Manager role:

  • You will continue to broaden out your corporate generalist skills. This agency doesn’t put people in silos so you will be excited about the prospect of working on wider corporate briefs which may encompass public affairs, financial comms, digital comms, engagement – you name it
  • They think strategically with everything they do so this role will hone your skills to a superior level
  • As you will be mentored, you will in turn guide and lead smart members of the team to ensure everyone is working at their best and achieving individual success
  • Areas you will work across include financial and professional services, consumer goods and services, real estate, law, accountancy, asset/wealth management, private equity, technology, FMCG, pensions and insurance – your ability to be agile is required
  • You will get exposure to new business of course and they take training and development seriously

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Account Manager role:

  • Ideally you are currently an corporate agency Account Manager looking to move to an consultancy where you can have exposure to senior clients, learn from the best in the industry and work with high profile brands across multiple sectors
  • You will be a corporate generalist or specialist looking to broaden out your skills
  • Ambitious, opinionated and thoughtful
  • Strong media abilities and exposure to social media and any other disciplines is helpful
  • Excellent writing skills – your writing is client ready at the first draft and you have the skill to compose power arguments in written form

To be considered for this Account Manager role please click to apply.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Sarah Leembruggen on 020 7559 6597 or sarah@the-works.co.uk, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions -

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Associate Director - impressive client portfolio to leverage in financial comms

Ref 5148
Salary £70k - 90k per Annum + bonus + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This is impressive financial services agency will help you broaden your financial comms skills and prepare you for when you move in-house one day. They will broaden and sharpen your skills as you work alongside colleagues in public affairs, digital, engagement and much more. You will need some knowledge of financial services to secure this gem of role and in return you will become a much better corporate and financial comms professional, ready to climb the career ladder. What’s not to love!

The Company

Based in smart offices in central London the real appeal of this PR consultancy is the opportunity to work in an area of expertise within a completely un-silo’d environment and teams built for clients from all disciplines. This ‘one company’ structure will give you the opportunity to stretch beyond your current area of focus into other comms areas. There is a family feel and people get on really well and form long term friendships. There is opportunity to go after things and build on skills, working across a variety of disciplines if there is appetite. Benefits include yoga classes, sports teams and a strong ethos of promotion from within.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director role:

  • Help shape and grow this financial comms discipline from a great baseline and in a business which is well respected in financial services and an impressive client portfolio to leverage
  • Work closely with and develop corporate campaign skills, knowledge of digital comms, public affairs, video production, employee engagement from experts
  • This privately owned business has one P&L which is really unusual for this size of business so there isn’t the lazer focus on just financial performance
  • Work into and alongside senior, big hitters – it’s a fantastic place to learn from some serious industry talent
  • Enjoy very hands off management where no-one is watching your movements
  • A refreshingly friendly and supportive culture - it’s a fun place to work and there is great comradery across the business

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director role:

  • You are a financial comms Associate Director working in a financial comms agency or a Senior Communications Manager in-house with some agency experience and keen to learn and expand your skills into other disciplines
  • Enthusiasm to help the MD build up the thriving business in PLC financial services
  • You will have experience of listed asset management, wealth management, banking or insurance and some understanding of the issues they face
  • Some financial services experience is desirable though you can be a generalist who is happy to specialise
  • An entrepreneurial flair, driven and love growing out business for yourself

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

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Senior Account Director - close-knit and supportive environment and great bonus scheme

Ref 5077
Salary £55k - 75k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Are you experienced across asset management and have a black book of contacts to bring to the table? Due to exceptional growth this impressive corporate communications agency is looking to hire a Senior Account Director to undertake a hybrid of client work, some operations for the business and new business.

The Company

This specialist corporate PR and marketing agency takes pride in its close-knit and supportive environment. They are a small team of like-minded and talented consultants who all play a very important role in how the business is run and the direction it takes. They all feel ownership of the business. They have a high profile and authority in the investment management arena but also work within private equity, hedge funds and services to these industries. Ambitious team-players work well here who are well connected, super friendly and technically astute.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Senior Account Director role:

  • Stretch your asset management experience across alternative investment, property investment and financial technology and help build out the portfolio in these sectors
  • Collaborate under the expert leadership of a senior team and build on your operational skills as you will support with resourcing and recruitment
  • Take ownership of some really exciting and major league accounts and advise on an impressive portfolio of companies with access to C-suite level
  • Work at pace in a team with momentum to drive forward the agencies growth trajectory and learn from some lovely, big hitters
  • Take advantage of the solid training structure, share options as well as the bonus scheme
  • They execute media relations campaigns for clients as well as marketing perception and audits which will stretch your skills

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this this Senior Account Director role:

  • Corporate communications experience in asset management is absolutely vital
  • You will be working in a corporate agency at Account Director level or at a manager level in-house
  • Pan-European media contacts are desired
  • Be confident to run client pitches and able to hold your own with converting new business leads
  • Excellent writing ability and presentation skills
  • Super committed to clients with an attitude that they come first
  • Hungry to take ownership and learn from the best- this agency will play to your strengths and give you huge exposure to desirable clients

To be considered for this Senior Account Director 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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Account Director - sizeable PR consultancy - the place to get promoted

Ref 5139
Salary £50k - 60k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This sizeable PR consultancy is is known in the asset management and financial services sector and they are looking for an Account Director with a proven and demonstrable track record in delivering a broad range of work within asset management, investment trusts, instituational and wealth management. More resource is needed within the team and they are in the market for an Account Director with a spark who enjoys asset management.

The Company

Based in ultra modern, smart offices in central London the real appeal of this PR consultancy is the opportunity to work in an area of expertise within a completely un-silo’d environment and teams built for clients from all disciplines. This ‘one company’ structure will give you the opportunity to stretch beyond your current area of focus into other comms areas. They are known for their work on challenger banks and currently do a lot around cryto currencies e.g. Bitcoin. There is a family feel and people get on really well and form long term friendships. There is opportunity to go after things and build on skills, working across a variety of disciplines if there is appetite. Benefits include yoga classes, sports teams and a strong ethos of promotion from within.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Account Director role:

  • Broaden your comms experience and lead on accounts across asset management, investment trusts, institutional and wealth management
  • Campaigns can encompass financial communications, change communications, public affairs, public policy and internal communications so this will stretch and challenge your thinking
  • Active involvement in new business opportunities – all the way through from identifying opportunities to pitching; you will be rewarded with a good new business bonus
  • Liaise with clients to ensure smooth running of campaigns and work closely with both senior and junior members of the team to deliver exceptional results
  • Step up and show your great client advisory skills
  • Enjoy developing a smart team

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Account Director role:

  • You will ideally have corporate agency experience although they will consider in-house experience within the asset management space undertaking ‘modern’ communications
  • A solid background of working across a broad range of financial services – previous integrated comms experience is highly desirable
  • A self-starter with a confident air and warm manner
  • You will be a great communicator, be able to sell across the business when you join and work well across a matrix structure

To be considered for this Account Director role please click to apply.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Sarah Leembruggen on 02075596597 or sarah@the-works.co.uk, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions -

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Senior Account Director - fast-track promotion and solid training structure

Ref 5138
Salary £50k - 65k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This leading PR consultancy is is known in the field of the asset management and financial services sector and they are looking for an Senior Account Director with a proven and demonstrable track record in delivering a broad range of work within asset management, investment trusts, instituational and wealth management.

The Company

Based in smart offices in central London the real appeal of this PR consultancy is the opportunity to work in an area of expertise within a completely un-silo’d environment and teams built for clients from all disciplines. This ‘one company’ structure will give you the opportunity to stretch beyond your current area of focus into other comms areas. There is a family feel and people get on really well and form long term friendships. There is opportunity to go after things and build on skills, working across a variety of disciplines if there is appetite. Benefits include yoga classes, sports teams and a strong ethos of promotion from within.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Senior Account Director- financial communications role:

  • Collaborate under the expert leadership of a senior team to drive forward the agency’s communications initiatives forward
  • Deepend your skills across corporate communications, change communications, public affairs, public policy and internal communications – this will improve your skills ready to move in-house one day
  • Take ownership of some really exciting and major league accounts within financial and professional services
  • Work at pace in a team with momentum to drive forward the agencies growth trajectory
  • Take advantage of the solid training structure provided and expand your skills in the ‘modern’ investment world
  • Work directly and often at times be a primary contact for key clients

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Senior Account Director – financial communications role:

  • Relevant financial communications experience, most recently in agency, running day to day accounts
  • A background in financial PR (across capital markets) or corporate communications with a strong understanding of financial and professional services
  • A confident communications professional who is able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A natural communicator with the ability to communicate professionally, articulately and diplomatically with high profile stakeholders
  • An ambitious individual who is seeking a role that will offer rare levels of autonomy
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to grasp complex concepts and distil them relevantly

To be considered for this Senior Account Director – financial communications role please click to apply.

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Associate Director - corporate generalist in pioneering consultancy pushing the boundaries

Ref 5045
Salary £60k - 80k per Annum + bonus + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Working with the biggest mainstream brands, it’s a role that caters to all facets of a multi-dimensional corporate communications professional.  This entrepreneurial firm are looking for an ambitious Associate Director to serve both service existing clients and also build the business and you will have resources at your fingertips like few agencies out there.

The Company

This global agency boasts the most intelligent and warmest corporate comms professionals in London, transcending discipline and sector and pioneering a truly integrated PR approach. Head and shoulders above the competition, this is a big consultancy with a difference, boasting a truly impressive portfolio of clients. A sharp, warm and diversely intelligent Associate Director will find a challenging and happy home here.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director role:

  • Strategic media strategies and client handling across big-name clients, working to an industry-leading and award-winning campaigns
  • Leading big accounts for this agency across a wide variety of sectors means you need to enjoy being a generalist
  • Oversee a talented team of colleagues, ensure they are delivering to a high standard, and when necessary getting your sleeves rolled up to make sure everything gets done
  • New business generation- this agency is constantly growing their impressive client list so you’ll need to lend a hand developing pitch proposals and being part of a winning pitch team
  • Understand the corporate reputation landscape and be up to date with current affairs and what interests clients, and how you can reach and influence them – the broader your skills the better

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director role:

  • You will be an excellent writer, confident with the media and comfortable generating new business and pitching
  • It is crucial you have experience working in a fast paced well known corporate PR agency or team managing global market brands or large UK clients in the mix
  • You will be working at Associate Director level looking to take on more responsibility and autonomy in your work and hungry to learn from some of the best talent in the industry
  • You need to thrive working in a collaborative, work hard/play hard environment
  • You will be confident with a hands-on approach – ambitious, business-minded and looking for a fast-track to Director
  • Ideally you will be a ‘generalist’ and have experience across industry sectors

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

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Corporate and Financial Director - entrepreneurial, highly collaborative and collegiate culture

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Salary £100k - 160k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This leading strategic corporate and financial communications consultancy is one of the best out there, known for their client focus with a high bar for quality, a client list of envy and a team of talent to be admired. They are investing heavily in London and this Director hire is part of this growth. Perhaps you a frustrated financial communications Director looking for the opportunity to become a partner one day and can’t see it ever happening? Perhaps you would prefer a consultancy where it’s a team effort and not all about one person? This entrepreneurial, highly collaborative and collegiate culture is different to many out there. They are also one of the best houses in the market and they are looking for more seriously good talent. 

The Company

This international corporate and financial communications consultancy has a partnership structure and a long standing history of high profile successes. They have offices internationally and mandates include major cross boarder financial transactions communications, investor relations, corporate positioning, media relations, crisis and issues management, government consulting and digital communications. They advise major corporates, financial institutional, investment firms at the highest levels and practitioners class themselves as generalists. There are some exciting plans for the London office and they are now looking to build the team at a senior level which is where you come in. The business is highly profitable and everyone benefits from this. 

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate and Financial Director role:

  • Your exemplary C-suite counsel will be called upon as a trusted advisor to existing clients with complex and compelling issues
  • Lead from the front, drive and inspire the team and together you will capitalise on news business opportunities as well as organically growing existing business
  • Mentor and be a role model to the highly talent, well-educated team of corporate and financial professionals
  • Leverage you new business expertise and strong UK network which include banking contacts to generate business
  • Only the truly collaborative with thrive as you support colleagues with work in offices across the world as clients and mandates are shared across the business
  • Demonstrate your expertise in crisis and issues management and whether you are a specialist or a generalist, your major corporation expertise will be utilised

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate and Financial Director role:

  • It’s likely that you are currently working at a senior level in a corporate and financial communications consultancy looking for something better
  • You will have a collaborative, ‘roll up your sleeves’ approach in order to deliver exceptional results working across client teams in multiple offices
  • Experience of crisis and issues management, M&A /financial transactions, corporate positioning at C-Suite level with FTSE companies
  • You could be a generalist or a specialist, this is not a concern but you must be willing to handle clients across industry sectors which may include consumer, retail, industrials, transport and private equity
  • Ideally you will be well connected in London and hold relationships with bankers
  • You must have an established network of contacts in London; have a strong entrepreneurial drive to help build as there is a lot of momentum to grow
  • Good education credentials is ideal

To be considered for this Corporate and Financial Director role please click to apply.

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Director - join the management team with issues rich work and FTSE exposure

Ref 5104
Salary £90k - 110k per Annum + Generous bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

The purple patch has arrived! This entrepreneurial, highly successful corporate and financial agency are looking for a rather special crisis Director to join their impressive team in a leading role and use their blend of crisis and financial communications expertise to service existing clients and help build the business. Specific sector experience is not a requirement, though exposure to large FTSE 100 businesses is important as is having a great contact book at CEO and Chairman level. 

The Company

The work undertaken at this mid-sized powerhouse consultancy is a true blend of corporate communications, financial PR and crisis management. The people are credible, the clients are impressive and the focus is board level advice. They take on work for interest level and they have built a track record of becoming known as the go to place for CEO’s in the midst of a media crisis. The agency’s flatter and more flexible structure allows you to be more nimble than some of its structured peers and this is a company that is going places. So if you love litigation support and have the intellectual rigour to come up with creative solutions then this could be a place for you.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this crisis management Director role:

  • Stretch your brain matter advising CEOs in a media crisis as well as using your communications expertise on financial announcements
  • Use your analytical skills to support with high level litigation work and demonstrate your creativity solutions focussed abilities on a daily basis
  • Your writing expertise will be utilised as there is a fair amount of content creation
  • Grow existing clients and develop new business leads through your Chairman level contact book
  • Lead and direct across client teams (financial services, energy, technology, consumer industries, support services and aviation) working on a number of retained clients and projects
  • Mentor and train clever junior team members

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this crisis management Director role:

  • Working as an agency director in corporate and financial communications is ideal, however, financial PR expertise can be overlooked if you have an understanding of capital market in general
  • It’s likely you will be working for a larger firm, but looking for the opportunity to really make your mark and influence the future direction of a business
  • Or you could be wanting a step up from a small boutique, but it is essential you have experience of FTSE 100 companies
  • Former barristers or journalists with crisis expertise from an agency environment are also of interest
  • Able to provide evidence of handling high profile issues, crisis and litigation situations at senior level
  • Personality, energy and drive are fundamental to this role
  • Ability to manage junior team members
  • Strong writing abilities and intellectual rigour

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Account Director - join the brightest team in the PR industry

Ref 5075
Salary £45k - 55k per Annum + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This agency hire ahead of the curve which means as they are really well run and so they are on the lookout now for some seriously talented Account Directors. If you want to work in consultancy where every account you work on is huge and you no longer have to juggle hundreds at a time; where you are part of a well known brand and never feel like a cog in a wheel and where you can really be ahead of the game with your skills and learning, then look no further.

The Company

The agency is well respected in the industry and has some of the most well-known brands in the UK and worldwide on its roster. They pride themselves on being thought-leaders for the PR industry and they have set the tone in which many agencies have followed suit. They always want to improve so never feel stagnated and their PR is finished to an incredibly high standard as they look after their employees and make sure they aren’t stretched. They love corporate generalists with some big brand experience as many of the clients are consumer facing and you will work across sectors. The bar is high for entry and they will stretch your strategic thinking and challenge the way you execute integrated campaigns which cross corporate, consumer, public affairs and digital comms.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate Account Director role:

  • Manage global campaigns for some of the largest corporate and b2b brands in the UK and worldwide and have your client servicing skills
  • Stretch your creative thinking with ground breaking and innovative campaigns that cross corporate, crisis, stakeholder engagement, digital and much more
  • Be part of the brightest team in the PR industry and always be ahead of the game by embracing firsts
  • Manage clients (although not many) across industry sectors as well as support your talented team who will keep you on your toes

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate Account Director role:

  • Be a brilliant, creative, entrepreneurial and enthusiastic corporate PR professional with strong creative abilities
  • Have experience working on large corporate mandates is ideal to be considered
  • Ideally you will have exposure to corporate communications or want to undertake more creative corporate campaigns from an agency environment
  • Perhaps you are looking to stretch your ‘big picture thinking’ or your advisory skills or your global campaign management or take your issues management skills to the next level – this is the perfect place to do this
  • Training and support is on offer as they are a well-run business and internal promotions are at the forefront of the agenda
  • Generalists are preferred over specialists as you will work across industry sectors

To be considered for this Corporate Account Director role please click to apply.

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Associate Director- corporate generalist - the place to get promoted

Ref 5045
Salary £60k - 65k per Annum + excellent benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Working with the biggest mainstream brands, it’s a role that caters to all facets of a multi-dimensional PR professional.  This entrepreneurial firm are looking for an ambitious Associate Director to serve both service existing clients and also build the business and you will have resources at your fingertips to do this.   

The Company

This global agency boasts the most intelligent and warmest PR professionals in London, transcending discipline and sector and pioneering a truly integrated PR approach. Head and shoulders above the competition, this is a big consultancy with a difference, boasting a truly impressive client list. A sharp, warm and diversely intelligent Associate Director will find a challenging and happy home here.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate PR Associate Director role:

  • Strategic media strategies and client handling across big-name clients, working to an industry-leading and award-winning standard
  • Leading big accounts for this agency on a wide variety of sectors
  • Oversee a talented team of colleagues, ensure they are delivering to a high standard, and when necessary getting your sleeves rolled up to make sure everything gets done
  • New business generation- this agency is constantly growing their impressive client list so you’ll need to lend a hand developing pitch proposals and being part of a winning pitch team
  • Understand the corporate PR landscape and be up to date with current affairs and what interests clients, and how you can reach and influence them

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate PR Associate Director role:

  • You will be an excellent writer, confident with the media and comfortable generating new business and pitching
  • It is crucial you have experience working in a fast paced well known PR agency managing global market brands
  • You will be working at Associate Director level and on an upward trajectory in your career, looking to take on more responsibility and autonomy in your work and work with some of the best talent in the industry
  • You need to thrive working in a collaborative, work hard/play hard environment
  • You will be confident with a hands-on approach – ambitious, business-minded and looking for a fast-track to Director
  • Ideally you will be a ‘generalist’ and have experience across industry sectors

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

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Financial PR Account Director - FTSE exposure to fast track your career

Ref 4873
Salary £50k - 65k per Annum + Great bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This fast paced, highly successful, mid-sized corporate and financial PR consultancy is currently looking for a highly competent Account Director to take up the reins on some of its leading industrials and defence clients. This role will take your experience to a superior level as the exposure you will get will be hard to beat.

The Company

This is an entrepreneurial, highly successful corporate, financial and crisis consultancy is looking for a rather special Account Director who is available quickly to join their super sharp minded team to handle an impressive FTSE 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 to board level communications advice will be immense.

The Role

The challenges and opportunities in this Financial PR Account Director for this seriously successful agency with industrials expertise role:

  • Be the day to day contact for your board level clients and advise on complex situations and issues-rich communications challenges for industrials clients
  • You will be involved with M&A communications, financial results and take-overs alongside corporate profiling and crisis communications
  • Learn from credible, high profile players
  • Be responsible for inspiring, mentoring and showing your appreciation to more junior consultants

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Financial PR Account Director for this seriously successful agency with industrials expertise role:

  • Experience of corporate and financial PR working with clients in the industrials sector
  • A strong background and track record in corporate and/or financial PR agency and ideally one known to the market
  • Exposure to mentoring junior team members
  • Proven experience of providing advice to top notch clients
  • Highly confident consultants with lots of initiative thrive in this flatter and open structure

To be considered for this Financial PR Senior Account Manager- seriously successful agency with industrials expertise role please call Jon on 0207 559 6598 or email jon@the-works.co.uk.

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Head of Financial Communications - major retailer - 12 month contract

Ref 5181
Salary Competitive
Location London
Job Type Contract

We are exclusively handling a Head of Financial Communications 12 month contract role for this listed market-leader. This is a broad role covering financial comms along with broader corporate comms campaigns and is suited to someone with strong media relations experience particularly in retail or food and drink experience in financial comms. Property experience is not important although you will pick up the corporate local PR strand for proactive property communications. You will lead on the communications for the financial lifecycle and will use your consumer facing experience in financial PR to speak through a consumer lens. The pace is fast, your team of managers need great leadership and your issues management experience will be relevant.

The Company

This FTSE 100 retailer is a respected household name and boasts a large communications team of experts. They have an impressive reputation which requires top tier skills to maintain. This role plays an important part in executing key leadership profile opportunities with the media along with creating proactive corporate campaigns to promote the business.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Head of Financial Communications - 12 month contract role:

  • Take the lead on all financial comms including trading statements, M&A activity and leading on the AGM
  • Manage the corporate and financial communications team and build strong internal relationships with other teams within the business to deliver great results
  • You have great access to the CEO/COO and this role is seen as ‘senior’ internally
  • Deliver a clear plan of financial and strategy comms to feed into the master external comms plan, demonstrating vision and objectives
  • Work closely with other teams heads to maximise PR opportunities and collaborate on property communications for the business’ property stakeholders
  • Be a leader and a mentor to the financial comms team and develop individuals through training opportunities
  • Develop strong senior relationships across other businesses to align with the corporate strategy
  • Manage the corporate media plan and smoothly deliver proactive media activities across broadcast, print and digital

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Head of Financial Communications - 12 month contract role:

  • You will have outstanding financial and corporate comms experience and must be able to start this role by the end of October, or shortly after
  • It’s likely that you are working in a financial PR agency at Associate Director level with experience of consumer facing brands ideally in retail or food and drink
  • Or you could have previously worked in an agency and now sitting in a Head of Media role in-house and feel very comfortable with financial comms for a high-profile company
  • Expert media relations skills both proactive and reactive particularly with financial and broadcast media experience and a solid background in delivering company results
  • Excellent communication skills, written abilities, attention to detail and presentation skills as you will be delivering across internal and external senior stakeholders
  • You will be a highly confident line manager as you have a team of high performing senior managers
  • Strong financial and analytical skills with specific experience managing large budgets

To be considered for this Head of Financial Communications - 12 month contract role please click to apply.

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Managing Director - corporate generalist in pioneering consultancy

Ref 5146
Salary negotiable
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Working with the biggest mainstream brands, it’s a role that caters to all facets of a multi-dimensional corporate communications professional.  This entrepreneurial powerhouse are looking for a corporate comms Managing Director to grow their business, drive innovation, and inspire and motivate teams to deliver world-class campaigns.

The Company

This global agency boasts the most intelligent and warmest corporate comms professionals in London, transcending discipline and sector and pioneering a truly integrated PR approach. Head and shoulders above the competition, this is a big consultancy with a difference, boasting a truly impressive portfolio of clients. A sharp, warm and diversely intelligent Managing Director will find a challenging and happy home here.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Managing Director role:

  • Strategic media strategies and client handling across big-name clients, working to an industry-leading and award-winning campaigns
  • Leading big accounts for this agency across a wide variety of sectors means you need to enjoy being a generalist
  • Oversee a talented team of colleagues, ensure they are delivering to a high standard, and when necessary getting your sleeves rolled up to make sure everything gets done
  • New business generation- this agency is constantly growing their impressive client list so you’ll need to lend a hand developing pitch proposals and being part of a winning pitch team and nurturing your contacts to generate revenue
  • Understand the corporate reputation landscape and be up to date with current affairs and what interests clients, and how you can reach and influence them – the broader your skills the better

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Managing Director role:

  • You will be working as an agency Director, Partner or MD currently
  • It is crucial you have experience working in a fast paced well known corporate PR agency or team managing global market brands or large UK clients in the mix
  • You are expert in building strong long-term relationships with clients and have a proven track record of generating new business – you are passionate about growth
  • Adept at advising at senior level with a range of clients and organisations with complex issues
  • You are a progressive strategic communications thinker with a solid understanding of digital
  • You will be confident with a hands-on approach – ambitious, business-minded and a collaborator
  • Act as a trusted leader and role model and shape the challenging, stimulating and supportive and fun work environment
  • Ideally you will be a ‘generalist’ and have experience across industry sectors

To be considered for this Managing Director role please click to apply.

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Associate Director - your chance to get promoted to a Director fast

Ref 5119
Salary £70k - 100k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This global integrated communications consultancy is on an upward trajectory, looking to grow its corporate offering, expand its client list and double its revenue in less than two years. They are looking for an experienced corporate communications professional at Associate Director level to build up the management team. There is opportunity here to swiftly move up to a Director title. Clients are across leisure, financial services, business services, technology and professional services. You will be an essential part of the growth and development of the team, learning from a highly experienced, affable Head of Corporate, responsible for growing existing clients, helping to bring in new ones and advise on strategy and manage the team.

The Company

A profitable, ambitious and global consultancy with a full service offering across public affairs, corporate reputation, consumer branding, stakeholder engagement and crisis management. They are a large agency based in super smart, modern offices with a fantastic view. The people are welcoming and friendly, the culture is very open and everyone is made to feel part of the team. The company has a great reputation across the market and is moving forward strongly. This Associate Director is a key hire in their exciting growth plans. Campaigns are across multi-markets so if you like some international liaison then this work will interest you.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director role:

  • Be part of creating and shaping the corporate team – it’s going to be an exciting and challenging
  • You will get significant exposure and will be overseeing a percentage of the clients in financial services, professional services, financial technology, business services and leisure
  • You must have new business experience and the ability to contribute to the agency’s growth
  • You will be trusted to deliver on global campaigns and lead a team
  • Be a trusted advisor and use your strategic and consultative approach to impact reputations to reach commercial ends

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director role:

  • It is likely that you are a high performing corporate communications Associate Director with experience in professional services and/or financial services looking to join a global consultancy
  • You must have a successful track record of new business (even just one or two examples) and the ability to grow existing clients across sectors
  • You will have the ability to react appropriately in a crisis and get clients on international media
  • Ideally you will have handled multi-market campaigns
  • A confident, driven and ambitious professional who delivers to the highest standards
  • You will be an integral part of the growth strategy – you must hold an opinion and be happy to have open and honest conversations

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

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Director - Financial PR - entrepreneurial independent consultancy with a big punch

Ref 5160
Salary £100k - 130k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This vibrant corporate and financial communications consultancy is currently looking to extend their industrials team of experienced experts with a Director to support their impressive growth. This consultancy stands out from the crowd with a team from banking, journalism, law and PR who only work with interesting clients – the bigger the issue or deal, the better.

The Company

As one of the last remaining independent financial and corporate communications consultancies, this attractive firm can offer a Financial Director a free flowing, entrepreneurial environment, yet an impressive existing track record and a client portfolio which outshines larger competitors. Clients cross all sectors including consumer and leisure, TMT, industrials, consumer and financial services and this PR director will be expected to offer consummate board level advice. They pride themselves on building partnerships with Chairman and CEOs in key FTSE 100 and 250 companies so your exposure will be immense

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Financial PR Director role:

  • Lead and direct across the industrials team, working on a number of retained clients and projects
  • Use your new business skills to bring in business – in return you will be well rewarded
  • Stretch your brain matter advising CEOs as well as using your communications expertise on financial announcements
  • Your writing expertise will be utilised as there is a fair amount of content creation
  • Mentor and train clever team members
  • Relish working within a flat, open structure and a friendly, collegiate team

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Financial PR Director role:

  • You will be an experienced Financial PR Director, some sector expertise across industrials would be ideal
  • Must have strong new business track record
  • Excellent advisory and crisis management skills
  • Experience of working with both large market cap and unlisted businesses
  • You will have current media contacts at a national level
  • A Russian speaker is highly desirable although not essential

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Associate Director - want more autonomy and better promotion prospects?

Ref 5115
Salary £70k - 90k per Annum + bonus + benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This leading strategic corporate and financial communications consultancy is one of the best out there, known for their client focus with a high bar for quality, a client list of envy and a team of talent to be admired.  It’s truly collegiate and offices work incredibly well together. There certainly isn’t one person bringing in the business as it’s a team effort and everyone is valued. They have some really exciting plans and have an entrepreneurial nature, a highly collaborative and collegiate culture and one of the best houses in the market. They have exciting growth plans in London and are interested in meeting seriously good talent. 

The Company

This international corporate and financial communications consultancy has a partnership structure and a long standing history of high profile successes. They advise major corporates, financial institutional, investment firms at the highest levels and practitioners class themselves as generalists. They have offices internationally and mandates include major cross boarder financial transactions communications, investor relations, corporate positioning, media relations, crisis and issues management, government consulting and digital communications. There are some exciting plans for the London office and they are now looking to build the team at Associate Director level which is where you come in. The business is highly profitable and everyone benefits from this. 

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate and Financial Communications Associate Director role:

  • You will have the strategic abilities to shape campaigns and have exemplary client relationships building skills to advice and counsel C-suite counsel on complex, cross boarder deals and corporate campaigns
  • Capitalise on new business opportunities as well as organically growing existing business
  • Mentor and be a role model to the highly talented, well-educated team of corporate and financial professionals
  • It’s time to leverage you new business and presentation expertise to help generate business and contribute to the company growth
  • Only the truly collaborative will thrive as you support colleagues with work in offices across the world as clients and mandates are shared across the business
  • Demonstrate your expertise in issues management and whether you are a specialist or a generalist, your major corporation expertise will be utilised

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate and Financial Associate Director role:

  • It’s likely that you are currently working at a Associate Director level in a corporate and financial communications consultancy looking for more autonomy and want a place where you can shine
  • You will have a collaborative, ‘roll up your sleeves’ approach in order to deliver exceptional results working across client teams in multiple offices
  • Experience of issues management, M&A /financial transactions, corporate positioning at C-Suite level ideally with mid cap/FTSE companies
  • You could be a generalist or a specialist, this is not a concern but you must be willing to handle clients across industry sectors
  • Ideally you will be well connected in London and happy to network with the team
  • You must be hungry to move on and up, be credible, have client servicing at the heart of how you deliver and have an entrepreneurial drive
  • Good education credentials is ideal

To be considered for this Corporate and Financial Associate Director role please click to apply.

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Financial Communications Director - forward thinking comms with no big egos

Ref 5041
Salary £90k - 130k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This strategic communications consultancy have a global footprint, advise prestigious brands across industry sectors and are leading the way on the deal table. Half of their business is corporate reputation and change comms advising high profile businesses worldwide and the other half is major cross border financial deals (M&A, IPO). The culture is somewhat unique with training and development taken really seriously, promotions are actively from within and they genuinely care for each other. They are now looking to hire a high calibre Financial Communications Director with a generalist background to run large scale projects without too much hand-holding.

The Company

This award-winning global financial PR agency prides itself on being a market leader in financial communications. The firm offer a unique opportunity to be part of an inclusive, high-performance team where you will be given the flexibility, scope and autonomy to achieve great things. The firm are renowned in the industry for their professionalism and a quality approach whilst working with prestigious, globally recognised clients. This leading agency offers a unique work/life balance scheme and market-leading financial remuneration.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Financial Communications Director role:

  • They are looking for a senior advisor to run large scale projects ideally with some UK listed experience
  • Take on leadership in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment working closely with the management team
  • Proactively create corporate and financial comms strategies to meet clients demands across all sectors
  • Develop and implement innovative multi-stakeholder communications strategies aimed at enhancing and protecting reputation of prestigious influential corporate brands
  • Lead on the strategic direction of major mandates and feed into new business pitches to help build up the UK listed work
  • Undertake and win a lot of emerging markets clients which you will service locally and internationally depending on the need
  • Manage and lead a high-performance team
  • Develop client relationships; Identify potential leads and areas of growth within existing clients as well as broader opportunities from a prospecting perspective
  • Manage, support and advise an international client base, working closely with senior stakeholders
  • Maintaining strong relationships with key journalists relevant to the financial communications and capital markets to ensure media coverage

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Financial Communications Director role:

  • A background in corporate and financial communications and across capital markets and a strong understanding of UK FTSE listed businesses would be ideal
  • You must be a confident, mature communications professional who is able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • You must be an ambitious individual who is seeking a role that will offer rare levels of autonomy
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to grasp complex concepts and distil them relevantly
  • It’s likely you will be working as an established Financial Comms Director or a Financial Comms Associate Director looking to step up
  • A trusted, intelligent, strategic, thoughtful advisor
  • You must be able to communicate professionally, articulately and diplomatically with high profile stakeholders
  • Great attention to detail and a flair for the written word

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Corporate & Financial Associate Director - challenger brand

Ref 5124
Salary £70k - 80k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

With a broad offering, fantastic clients and room for growth this is an opportunity for an ambitious corporate & financial Associate Director to take a step up and relish the challenge of working on FTSE 100 clients. They want someone confident in financial services to undertake financial communications for the global client base. With a smart plan for this year this team has a lot to offer anyone with a drive to succeed and an ambition to be a part of something where they can have a real impact. You will be learning from some serious talent and have all the disciplines at your fingertips.

The Company

They have offices around the globe and have multi-discipline expertise including corporate and financial PR, public affairs, employee engagement, crisis communications and content/digital. It is an extremely exciting time for the business and there are ambitious development and growth plans at a time when many competitors are being conservative. They have some solid backing which enables them to move quickly, and it gives them scope to invest in great talent. They are also able to develop people at speed and let them make their mark, like this person will.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this corporate & financial Associate Director role:

• Take the lead on corporate and financial comms campaigns across industry-leading clients in the financial services sector from day one
• Play a significant role in regular and high-profile M&A mandates over multiple industry sectors
• Material role in new business pitches
• Take a leadership role and an advisory position with clients and offer rounded advice to a broad client base
• Scope to work on corporate reputation mandates – there is a great mix of proactive and reactive work on offer
• Leverage your network of journalists to secure top tier coverage and place content that you produce
• Take the lead on huge name accounts and carve your own area of expertise within the team at the same time as broadening out your skills working alongside public affairs experts, digital kings and change comms pros
• Manage and mentor a bright and tenacious team

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this corporate & financial Associate Director role:

• You are an experienced corporate & financial PR professional from a PR agency with a corporate communications background
• It’s likely that you will be an ambitious Senior Account Director now looking to move up or an established Associate Director looking to become a Director
• An entrepreneurial flair, driven and love growing out business for yourself
• Great national and trade media contacts, bright with a strong understanding of current affairs and The City
• A grounded self-starter who is ambitious and business-minded. You must be confident with a hands-on approach
• Some financial services experience is required
• You will have experience managing and mentoring a team

To be considered for this corporate & financial Associate Director role please click to apply.

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Corporate PR Associate Director - entrepreneurial key senior hire

Ref 5110
Salary £70k - 80k per Annum + superb benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This entrepreneurial PR and corporate communications agency is currently looking to extend their financial services team of experienced experts with a corporate communications associate director to support this next stage of growth. Due to their strong reputation within the industry they have a very sought after client base in banking, professional services and technology which they are now looking to expand. The management team are looking for someone with a strong network and business builder, super client advisory skills and a great team manager in order to fit into the tight knit team. A fair amount of international leads come their way and they would like someone who has international campaign experience or an international mind-set to help leverage them.

The Company

This is a great agency to work for due to their reputation and professional approach – they receive an extraordinary amount of work through referral. The agency itself on their ability creates quality, engaging content and design on behalf of their clients. Their reach into the US is strong with an impressive network and they share clients across the pond. They pride themselves on this in-depth knowledge of the industry their clients operate in and look for people with like-minded technical knowledge. They are based in smart City offices and the team are clever, engaging people. The environment is relaxed and social yet they take their work seriously. They are really supportive and there is no hierarchy as every member of the team is equally valued - regardless of level. They are looking to take things up a notch and this next senior hire is key to this and having corporate expertise, alongside an entrepreneurial, driven approach is vital. 

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Corporate PR Associate Director role:

  • Leading on existing client accounts within the financial services sector across banks, trading platforms, professional services and financial technology – they will gradually introduce you to their clients although they will expect you to bring in some too and help them build – leads and support abounds
  • Use your network to help bring in leads alongside jumping on the relevant pitches with proposals – the Chairman and owner are well connected internationally and will help bring in leads
  • Your advisory skills will be stretched as you will deliver premium advice at CEO and Chairman level
  • Use your contacts to bring in business and in return you will be well rewarded well
  • Enjoy the scope of influencing the future of a business and bring your commercial ideas to the table
  • Your strong management skills are required as this team runs like a well-oiled machine

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Corporate PR Associate Director role:

  • Driven and entrepreneurial and looking for something which has the promise of a very shiny future
  • You will be an ambitious agency account director or associate director with corporate PR experience – ideally you will also have some financial services client experience, ideally handling clients across banking, asset management, insurance and alternative investments, professional services (or one of these)
  • Must have strong new business track record and be a great presenter
  • Excellent advisory and crisis management skills
  • International mind-set, perhaps you have lived abroad before or enjoy international campaigns
  • Current media contacts at a national level as you will be hands on here
  • Happy to sell different disciplines and takes a more holistic approach to comms

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

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