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Associate Director - Great mix of commercial and residential property clients

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Salary £70K - £90K plus bonus and benefits
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Overview

Recent new business wins and organic client growth has generated the opportunity for a property comms to join the team. If you are looking for your next challenge at Associate Director level, this non-hierarchical company offers a supportive working environment with great clients and great opportunities to progress your career.

The Company

A communications and advocacy agency boasting an impressive client list of both FTSE 100/ 250 businesses and exciting startups. Although having a global presence (both fully owned subsidiaries and affiliate offices) and a relatively large team, the agency remains highly entrepreneurial and agile, operating more like a smaller business.

The agency has recently moved into an impressive office around the City, with space for client meetings, leisure spaces, and quiet areas for deep work.

The Role

The property team crosses commercial and residential, working with big estate agencies, advisors, house builders. They are very client-focussed with an impressive portfolio spanning both residential and corporate property with some corporate and capital markets accounts too.

Key challenges and opportunities in this Associate Director role:

  • Advising CEOs and company execs on high-level corp comms strategy and messaging
  • Executive/ leadership comms and profiling, including campaigns around ESG and D&I
  • Issues management and crisis management on topics such as the cladding crisis
  • Stakeholder relations often with local communities
  • Partnerships with property auctioneers and many campaigns targeting HNW individuals
  • Luxury market events and branding
  • Consumer/ end-user campaigns including digital and influencer relations
  • There’s lots of in-house expertise to draw on e.g. there are digital experts and researchers within the company
  • Attending high profile property events, both face-to-face and digitally

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Associate Director role:

  • Associate Director level or similar with strong agency or in-house background
  • It is ideal that you have a combination of residential and commercial property experience, although they will consider specialists from either area as well
  • Strong media relationships, good at news hijacking and crisis management
  • Willingness to get ‘stuck in’
  • Entrepreneurial with willingness to develop new business products/ services