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Associate Director (Real Estate) – Strategic Comms Advisory Firm

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Salary £70,000 - £80,000 plus benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This strategic comms agency is looking for a media savvy Associate Director to join their entrepreneurial team. The job holder will work with a combination of tier one companies and smaller brands within real estate and technology. If you are a comms professional that values autonomy and takes an integrated approach to comms then look no further.

The Company

This independently owned strategic advisory firm continues to grow and in recent years have successfully acquired prestigious real estate and tech clients from larger competitors. They are a fun and social place to work although take their work seriously. With a strong emphasis on integrated communications, the agency works across of wide spectrum of media and stakeholders including consumers, government, investors, and media. They have an impressive, tier one client portfolio across real estate and technology, alongside smaller brands. Consultants are given are high level of autonomy and are highly proactive. There is also a strong emphasis in training and staff are given regular workshops on writing, pitching, and market knowledge. These workshops are conducted by high profile journalist, broadcasters, and senior professionals within real estate, finance, and technology.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director role:

  • Work with a broad portfolio of great real estate clients and advise senior management on strategic comms issues
  • Corporate comms for financial services and able to talk about financial trends
  • Work across multi-disciplines and able to take an integrated approach to campaigns
  • High priority on training, with access to regular workshops given by journalists, broadcasters, and other senior professionals
  • A highly integrated approach to client work, advising clients to engage with consumers, government, investors, and media
  • Establishing your track record as accounts lead as you are expected to work highly proactively
  • Use your national press contacts to gain coverage of campaigns

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director role:

  • It’s likely that you are currently working at Senior Account Director/Associate Director level in a corporate or financial communications consultancy. Corporate PR as well as financial PR professionals will both be considered.
  • You don’t have to be a real estate specialist but you should have at least some real estate experience
  • You should be confident in your media relations skills and are able to build up relationships with journalists quickly It is expected that you have high Intellectual rigor and are able to soak up information
  • Strong research and analytical skills as they produce reports and content in-house
  • Highly proactive and enjoys an autonomous working environment

To be considered for this Associate Director 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, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions - www.the-works.co.uk/job