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Associate Director for Corporate Financial Services with a growing agency

Ref 4850
Salary £70k - £80k + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent

An exciting, entrepreneurial PR and Communications agency are offering a rare opportunity for the right candidate to not only work with some exciting, prestigious clients within the financial services space, but also to assist in the company’s growth. Due to their fantastic reputation within the industry they have a very sought after client base which they are now looking to expand.

The right candidate will have financial services experience (ideally with knowledge of market infrastructure / financial markets), will understand the financial space, have a strong network and be very business minded. They will want to inspire and mentor junior members of the team and share their knowledge and expertise.

This is a fantastic agency to work for due to their reputation and professional approach. The company offers the full PR and Communications service and prides itself on their ability to create quality, engaging content on behalf of their clients. They work extremely closely with their clients and are renowned for their vision and in-depth knowledge of the industry their clients operate in.

They have impressive modern offices near Moorgate that offer the perfect working environment for this small but perfectly formed agency, although when life resumes to normal, they will also offer very flexible working from home options. The team is extremely social and fun and can often be found having team drinks in the local pubs and bars. There is no hierarchy and every member of the team is equally valued- regardless of level.

The Directors take pride in nurturing and coaching staff to ensure they are developing. They are eager to share their vast knowledge and experience and are some of the best communications professionals in the industry to work alongside.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director for Corporate Financial Services with a growing agency role:

  • Opportunity to work directly with some of the most prestigious clients within the financial services space
  • A full-circle communications role offering the right candidate the opportunity to utilise all of their skillset from client management, content generation, media relations, business development and internal management
  • The chance to be a part of the companies exciting growth plans
  • Nurture, inspire and coach other members of the team
  • This role is offering rare and exciting levels of autonomy and diversity for any agency role

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director for Corporate Financial Services with a growing agency role:

  • Must have financial services experience (and preferably a grasp of more complex financial services sectors like market infrastructure, FX)
  • Experience of leading financial services accounts and working directly with clients
  • Really strong financial services media contacts
  • Strong writing skills
  • Someone who is very business wise, a desire to win new business and be involved in pitches
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Track record of providing senior PR counsel to clients
  • Experience of developing responses to RFPs and leading new business presentations
  • Knowledge of creating and implementing a business development strategy to support agency growth
  • Ability to inspire and mentor follow team members
  • Flexible working (two days a week work from home)

To be considered for this Associate Director for Corporate Financial Services with a growing agency role please click to apply.

For more details on this role, and similar roles, contact Canace Wong on 07917 875 669 or canace@the-works.co.uk