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One of the leading agency corporate communications practices in Europe needs a skilled, senior-level corporate affairs specialist to take on the second-in-command position to the Practice MD. The nature of the work is a mix of campaign development and high-level advisory programmes, crisis and issues communication and broad corporate reputation management, so you’ll need to be confident in your ability to deliver across all of these disciplines. It’s a seriously big job, managing a sizeable team and a highly profitable revenue stream. The role is not just about delivering high-end, strategic communications consultancy to blue-chip clients, it’s also about running a business, so you’ll need to be both a consummate PR operator and a commercially-minded business leader.
Our client – a leading global consultancy – is seeking a skilled Senior Associate Director or Director to be the lead on one of their most high-profile consumer tech accounts. This role is very much akin to a Client Service Director and your task will be to ensure the client receives the best service and has the best agency experience possible. You’ll also drive account growth and up-sell services across different teams, you’ll have an explicit understanding of what good client service looks like, and work both strategically and commercially. You’ll need a particular strength in managing global consumer brands (including consumer or lifestyle tech brands). Demonstrable experience of advising senior and c-suite level clients and of owning relationships at this level in large-scale organisations is a must. This is a stand-out opportunity to work for a top-five agency alongside some of the very best PR practitioners in the industry.
The Corporate Practice of this global agency has grown significantly over the last couple of years. As a result of this success, an opportunity has been created for a Director to take over the running of one of its core client areas — industrials: manufacturing, utilities, transport, property defence, logistics, chemicals — basically, issues-rich sectors where reputation really matters. The brief, of course, is to build the practice through new business generation and the organic growth of existing clients. So, it’s critical that you have a passion for business development and the confidence in your ability to generate leads and win pitches. The scope of the Practice’s offer is broad — strategic counsel, thought leadership, crisis and issues management, stakeholder engagement and government relations — so you’ll need to be a consummate all-rounder.
A new role has arisen to head up the digital offer and integrate it even further into this well-established (and much loved) agency. The current team of social media and digital experts are at the forefront of digital innovation and are recognised for their audience-led, reputation management campaigns. You’ll need to drive the consultancy forward within the digital sphere, from research and insights to strategy, execution and evaluation. You will also need a high-flying track record in communications, acquired either in agency or in-house, and will relish working in a fast-paced and demanding environment. This role puts you at the very heart of the digital offer as it develops, thereby representing a remarkable chance to shape its future. You will be a catalyst for innovation, a strategist and an ambassador for digital within the team and the consultancy as a whole.
Corporate and public affairs powerhouse needs to hire a new digital lead. Digital is already a part of the group’s global output but the focus is now on building a UK & European base - first. The aim of this new role is to consolidate the offer, promote a “digital first” attitude, and put in place strategies to upskill practitioners at all levels. It’s a pivotal hire for the business, requiring ambition and vision, not to mention sound commercial acumen. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of building and maintaining a digital income stream and delivering award-winning integrated digital campaigns for clients. Your knowledge of the latest trends, platforms, channels and technology will be a given, and this needs to be underpinned by finely-honed commercial and leadership skills. If you’re a Senior Digital Lead who’s been looking for that rare opportunity to break out and build something, we’d like to hear from you.