Associate Director - Corporate Communications

Senior Account Director

Ref: 476Thursday 15 July 2021

£45,000-£65,000

Brand new Senior Account Director / Associate Director position with multi award winning communications agency. 

This agency has one of the best cultures, with an extremely supportive and motivating team. It's a really exciting time to join as they have recently gone through a re-vamp and from this have won lots of new exciting accounts. 

They are working with some of the most established global brands as well as some of the more dynamic and nimble entrance in some sectors. They have expertise around certain clusters such as Fintech, Adtech, Transport, Logistics, Retail, and many others. They also have a great track record in change management, issues and crisis work - some significant issues in the past include modern slavery, drug taking drivers, security breaches... you name it! 

Role overview:

You will be joining the senior team of AD/SAD/ASD/Directors etc, so will be playing a key role in driving the agency forward, bringing new and exciting ideas to the table, and generally having your voice heard. 

You will line manage juniors, be the lead on key accounts that suit your expertise and passions, help to drive new business and upscaling existing accounts, managing award-winning campaigns and being apart of a brilliant agency with one of the best teams and cultures we know. 

Client/work: 

They work with a huge range of leading brands such as Klarna, Jet2, eBay, SAGE, American Express, plus lots of exciting disruptive clients. 

In terms of the clients you'll be managing, this really depends on your experience and passions. For example, if your background/interests are more in the technology space, we can look to making this your core focus. Plus, they are wanting to do more tech focused work, so you could essentially drive this area forward. Alternatively, they also do lots of B2B/Corporate work, with a strong focus on meaty complex topics, managing reputations, issues and crisis comms, thought-leadership campaigns for well known brands, and so much more!

Required skills:

  • Strong background in communications, with experience in providing counsel to senior clients.
  • A corporate / B2B PR background gained from an agency setting, not in-house. 
  • Experience managing big campaigns from start to finish. 
  • Line management experience. 
  • Commercial expertise including planning, budgeting, and financial management.
  • Demonstrable success in business development and new business strategies.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities with a strong point of view on the industry.

Please apply with your CV and we will be in touch to discuss further.