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Senior Account Director – Corporate Campaigns, progress with a major player

Ref 5308
Salary £competitive
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Overview

This super friendly corporate team forms part of a global entrepreneurial company. They will challenge and inspire you to step up and be the best you can be. This team, with impressive employee retention, is looking for a Senior Account Director to lead their corporate profile raising and news generation campaigns. Broaden your experience, advise an impressive portfolio of financial services, asset management, private equity and wealth management companies and work closely with digital and branding colleagues. The company offer great training, a crystal-clear career path and a great place to work where employees are treasured.

The Company

This leading international PR consultancy specialises in financial and corporate communications and is known for its entrepreneurial culture and its impressively low staff turnover rate. Based in super cool offices, with fantastic clients across financial services, they have a great research and content team to support you with thought-leadership campaigns. They are collaborative, ambitious, and genuinely happy.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Senior Account Director role:

  • Advise and lead on some exciting, major accounts across asset management, wealth management, private equity and real estate investments
  • Support new business and lead on pitch development within an energetic work environment
  • Oversee account deadlines
  • Relish the challenge of managing a talented team
  • Lead on thought-leadership initiatives based around research and industry data
  • Use your media contacts to gain great media coverage. Broaden your comms knowledge as you work closely with branding and digital colleagues, as well as the financial comms team

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Senior Account Director role:

  • A solid background of working on UK and international financial services campaigns – a good knowledge of asset management is ideal
  • You must have asset management experience in order to gain the credibility from investment management clients from the get go
  • Big personalities, who can come up with creative solutions for clients and self-starters; who suggest work rather than wait for it to be given
  • Ability to hit the ground running in terms of understanding the issues in this regulated environment
  • Excellent media contacts. A good sense of what makes news and how to extract it from clients
  • A strong verbal communicator who prides themselves on doing a great job to inspire their team

To be considered for this Senior Account 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