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Director – ready to step up into this role?

Ref 5358
Salary £85k - £100k
Location London
Job Type Permanent

Overview

This international agency has the most comprehensive European network of wholly owned offices.

With eight regional UK offices operating alongside specialist reputation, public affairs, digital and creative services teams, this integrated communications consultancy has the people, knowledge and skills to help whatever the challenge. They also have offices in the key US markets, Middle East and Asia Pacific enabling them to grow and evolve with the needs of any business. 

They are looking for an experienced growth communications professional to appoint as Director. This is a generalist role. You will be part of a flat management structure, learning from a highly experienced, affable Head of Corporate, responsible for growing existing clients, leading global mandates with exciting brands, advise on strategy and manage the team. Over the last few years, they have grown at pace and are considered a main player.

The Company

A profitable, ambitious and global consultancy with a full service offering across public affairs, corporate reputation, consumer branding, stakeholder engagement and crisis management. The powerbase is in London with offices in US, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. They are a large agency based in super smart, modern offices with a fantastic view in central London. The people are welcoming and friendly, the culture is very open and everyone is made to feel part of the team. They also have a great flexible working policy as a forward thinking employer. The company has a great reputation across the market and is moving forward strongly. This Director is a key hire in their exciting growth plans.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Director role:

  • Manage the strategic aspects of growing and developing new and existing business
  • Be part of their long standing winning streak and help drive and win new business opportunities; convert leads and opportunities into revenue
  • Serve in a leadership role within the team, alongside Directors
  • Provide high-level media relations strategy and counsel and high-level media contacts
  • Negotiate client conflict and resolve issues to both clients’ and agency’s satisfaction
  • Hold revenue and growth accountability and inspire and manage matrix teams across markets

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Director role:

  • You will be a corporate agency Associate Director who has worked for well known names who wants a clear path for your career
  • Understands complex businesses and their issues; demonstrates strategic thinking and a big-picture approach
  • Remains hands on with the media
  • Is a trusted and reliable advisor to senior client contacts; maintains high-profile and high-level counsel to clients
  • Takes the lead on crisis response and issues management with clients
  • Demonstrates high-level influencing and communications skills
  • Effective portfolio management that manages multiple accounts while still ensuring stability of each account

To be considered for this 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