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Corporate Board Director at ‘new school’ powerhouse

Ref 5347
Salary £100k - £130k + bonus
Location London
Job Type Permanent


What a great business! A consultancy who firmly sit in the ‘new school ‘ of thinking with creative, innovate corporate communications campaigns which influence business, political, investor, employee, policy-makers, regulators and the public. They have some serious expertise in retail and institutional financial services, banking, asset management as well as clients in Government, the public sector and healthcare to name but a few. All the names are recognisable. What makes them great is their integrated approach. They solve client problems with expertise from around the business yet no once in pigeon-holed into a team. This means, consultants remain stretched and continue learning at pace.

The Company

London based modern offices house this large team of forward-thinking communications professionals. They are known for advising asset manager and bringing their communications into the 21st century! They are creative, forward-thinking and at the forefront of delivering forward thinking comms campaigns. This means you will be stretched and your breadth of thinking will be challenged on a daily basis as you will be cross-selling like never before. You will also have resources on tap like few consultancies out there and be able to build on your skills across a variety of disciplines such as public affairs, employee comms, digital or financial comms. What they are from you is the desire to help them build their portfolio in investment management, bringing your network to the table.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Board Director – asset management role:

  • Huge scope, freedom and budget to build out this practice and work collaboratively with other board members to build on this expertise in asset management communication.
  • Personally drive new business in the asset management space, and in other related sectors and businesses
  • Act as ambassador for this consultancy’s impressive track record
  • Take on a prominent and proactive role in new business means that means you will tapping into your network, enjoy networking and presenting
  • Use your communications expertise to develop integrated campaigns
  • You will be responsible for motivating, coaching and steering the team at all levels, operating within an open no-silos structure so your people management skills will be stretched

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Board Director – asset management role:

  • Have solid experience working with forward-thinking companies both advising at a corporate level and driving thought leadership and campaigns within asset management
  • Your background might be working in a consultancy at director level currently or in-house at an investment manager as a senior comms professional (previously having worked in an agency)
  • Be a self-starter who eager for the challenge of being a board level member
  • Deeply versed in the issues facing asset management and experienced at advising at the C suite level
  • Well networked and keen to use your contacts to help build the business
  • Have the ability to cross sell across communications disciplines
  • Proven track record of building teams and inspiring and motivating team members
  • Hold strong relationships across the sector with media, intermediary and consultant relationships

To be considered for this Board Director – asset management role please click to apply.

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