We are looking for an energetic and influential PR Director to join one of the most celebrated Public Affairs teams in the industry. This is an award-winning agency that has consistently achieved strong year-on-year growth – including through the pandemic - and continues to attract and convert the kind of clients that everyone wants to engage with. If you are someone who wants to help shape the future of an established and successful practice within an award-winning fully integrated wider agency group, then this could be the dream career move.
This is a key role in working with the MD to help to set the direction of the function as well as helping to manage and motivate a 20-strong team, leading client work and new business delivery. This pivotal role will require you to provide counsel across all industry sectors, to establish new connections and develop existing clients.
We’re looking for a strong strategic mindset, exemplary understanding of public affairs and the communication challenges its clients face, and a proven track record of being able to play a leading part in growth. Additionally, and particularly key for this environment, we are looking for someone who is not only a natural-born communicator but who also has collaboration in their DNA - this is an outstanding senior team who collaborate across all practices and as a result, win and deliver consistently award-winning work. If you are an energetic, natural extravert who values outstanding delivery this will be the role and team for you.
What we are looking for:
A seasoned Public Affairs practitioner with 8+ years' experience of delivering campaigns for clients across a range of sectors
An agency background with a strong record of leading with big brand clients and delivering counsel
A demonstrable strong network and track record of helping to win new business
A charismatic and enthusiastic team player, ambitious to help build a team and offer
A nurturing leader who can inspire, lead and help develop talent with the team
Connectivity - you will be well-connected across politics, policy and business
In return, you can expect a great working environment and superb benefit to match, including one of the strongest set of senior players in the industry and generous bonuses (both group and individual at this level).
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Please note due to the high volume of applicants if you have not heard from one of us here in team London you have unfortunately not been selected on this occasion, we may be in touch in the future with other opportunities
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