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Corporate Communications Executive Search in Financial and Professional Services

In a highly competitive and fast-changing industry, you need the best Communications Director and press office teams to gain an edge. Perhaps you want to position or reposition the reputation of your company? This requires highly talented corporate comms professionals who understand financial and professional services alongside having relationships with the relevant media. We have a highly personalised executive search service which can build exceptional teams of professionals who deliver results.

Our financial services and professional services sector executive search is bespoke to your requirements. We will listen and we will work with you to find the very best financial or professional services comms professional for your company.

The Works Search has placed professionals in banks, private equity firms, insurance companies, asset management firms, management consultancies, and law firms. We have recruited Corporate Affairs Directors, Global Communications Directors, Heads of Corporate Comms, Heads of Financial Communications, Heads of Sustainability Comms, Heads of Content and Communications Managers.

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on retained Platinum Service assignments which is unheard of in executive search

Our highly specialist team provides external perspective on the hiring market and professional advice, which can make a big difference in securing stand-out talent. Our thorough approach has led to many successful placements of senior professionals in top-tier financial companies throughout London and beyond.

Our corporate communications executive search process

The Works Search takes a thoughtful and knowledgeable approach to financial services hires. We have an unrivalled network, built up over 20 years which means we know exactly where to look, every time. We are hugely proactive, and we don't wait for people who are actively seeking new opportunities. Instead, we find the best professionals in the market with the experience you are looking for and reach out to them so that we can match the very best talent for your financial services or professional services role.

Our process is thorough, thoughtful yet quick as when you need to fill a role, it’s usually pressing. We can provide a shortlist of exceptional candidates for your company in just a few weeks. But we will also support you through the interview and hiring process by coordinating meetings and keeping you regularly informed of our progress.

Industries we cover

  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Banking
  • Fintech
  • Hedge Funds
  • Insurance
  • Investments
  • Law Firms
  • Management Consultancies
  • Personal Finance
  • Private Equity
  • Private Family Offices
  • Re-insurance
  • Wealth Management

To stay competitive in these sectors of financial and professional services, your company needs bright transformative leaders and strategic thinkers. With increasing scrutiny and regulatory changes, today’s corporate and financial communications and PR leaders need to be agile, experienced, and impressive storytellers who understand their audiences and the best channels to communicate and engage with them. Great communication leaders can win the hearts and minds of all audiences, from employees, to investors, to policymakers and regulators and the end consumer.

Executive search for financial services communications directors

Finding the right level, with the right experience and personality which fits with your company and values can be a real challenge. That's why specialist financial PR recruitment consultancies, like The Works Search, can help you to hire world-leading talent for your company’s higher-end positions.

98%of candidates have passed their probation with flying colours in the last 15 years

How can The Works Search help recruit reputation management leaders?

We understand what skills it takes to work in highly regulated and fast-paced environments like finance and professional services. We believe that having the right corporate communications leaders to protect and build your company’s reputation can be a game-changer and help drive your business forward.

That's why we will go ‘all out’ to find the highest performers and make sure the fit is right, every time. Whatever your needs and goals, our team can help you to get there. Recently, we have matched professionals for a CEO role for a financial services comms agency, a Director of Comms for a private equity backed investment firm, a Head of Comms for a leading asset manager and many more, all based in and around London.

The Works Search financial executive search in London

At The Works Search, we recruit for a range of businesses, from start-ups to global corporations, placing people in senior and mid-level roles. We have also helped to find professionals for long-term contracts and permanent positions in London and beyond.

Our expertise in financial services recruitment enables us to identify the best candidates for your organisation. Contact us today to learn more about our executive search services and how we can help you find the perfect candidate for your business.

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