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Senior Account Director - Fintech and cryptocurrency expertise

Ref 5151
Salary £60k - 75k per Annum + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This corporate campaigns consultancy is known for its integrated corporate campaigns across sectors. They are looking for an experienced Account Director or Associate Director to lead on corporate campaigns and big issues with entrepreneurial start-ups, Fintech businesses and crypto currency companies.

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 top flight journalists. 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, reputation, public policy or regulatory. As a Senior Account Director, you can be a generalist or a specialist but you must be able to advise C-Suite and be proactive with making suggestions to what’s next on the agenda. Naturally they are digitally savvy and house some serious talent. They also take your career seriously and look after they team like few others out there. A well run business with a strong infrastructure, doing amazingly well and now looking for someone with some insights into cryptocurrencies.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Senior Account Director role:

  • Lead on high profile corporate campaigns and issues management for clients across practices such as Fintech, cyber security and data privacy and cryptocurrencies
  • Continue to build on the consultancy’s strong relationships with top City journalists
  • New business is key and your will be given ownership here – you will source new leads, manage the research and preparation process and lead the team in pitches
  • Manage relationships with board-level execs within the consultancy’s expanding, exciting client base
  • Mentor juniors in the team to ensure that everyone is reaching their full potential
  • Compose powerful arguments in written form and be a strong verbal communicator

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Senior Account Director role:

  • You are currently at Account Director or Associate Director level and can hit the ground running at this fast-paced consultancy
  • You will have some experience across financial technology which has led to an extensive network in the area including relevant journalists
  • Cryptocurrency experience is looked upon favourably although not essential
  • Some experience winning new business or being part of winning pitches would be necessary to secure this role
  • Have led and managed less experienced communications professionals to success
  • Outstanding writing skills

To be considered for this Senior Account Director role please click below to apply or contact Sarah on 020 7559 6597 or sarah@the-works.co.uk.

www.the-works.co.uk

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