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Associate Director – FTSE financial PR for powerhouse

Ref 4373
Salary £65k - £85k + great benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

This independent cooperate and financial communications consultancy will define your career. They need an extra pair of hands in the shape of an Associate Director with financial and corporate PR knowledge and account handling skills. You will learn from some serious heavy-weights and advise major listed consumer brands and some TMT companies. This role will allow you to take up the reins on FTSE 100 companies, learn from brilliant team heads and advise at boardroom level. Client wins means their workload is increasing and they will consider a contractor who is available immediately to cover whilst they continue to look for someone for the permanent role. Well known financial comms agency background is essential.

The Company

The consultants at this entrepreneurial, highly successful corporate, financial and issues-rich communications agency operate under a relatively flat structure and have a highly collaborative and innovative approach to their work. They pride themselves on building partnerships with Chairman and CEOs in key FTSE 100 and 250 companies so your exposure will be immense. In return, they will be looking at your appetite to get involved in new business, intellectual rigour to solve complex problems and the maturity to advise at a senior level.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director – FTSE financial PR role:

  • Lead and direct across client teams for FTSE 100 and 250 companies in consumer industries including leisure, entertainment, automotive, industrials, technology, media and telecoms
  • Stretch your brain matter advising CEOs in a media crisis as well as using your communications expertise on announcements, M&A and IPOs
  • Use your contacts to bring in business and in return you will be well rewarded
  • Help grow existing clients and develop new business leads through your contact book
  • Mentor and train ambitious team members although it’s a pretty flat structure so you will be hands-on in approach
  • A lively, friendly personality with charm and influence is vital to fit into this charismatic team

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director – FTSE financial PR role:

  • Working as an Associate Director ideally from a well-regarded financial comms agency who can plug in straight away
  • Strong writing is an absolute must
  • Sector specialism is less important than financial / corporate PR knowledge and account handling skills
  • Experience of working with both large market cap and unlisted businesses some FTSE 100/250 company experience would be beneficial
  • Relish a flat and open structure and not too concerned about your title
  • Personality, energy, and drive are fundamental to this role

To be considered for this Associate Director – FTSE financial PR 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