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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.

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