Senior Consultant – Government Advisory Team – Most Prestigious Top 10 Agency – London - to £65,000

Recruiter
Median
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
24 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Consultant (Associate Director or strong SAD Level) – Government Advisory Team – Most Prestigious Top 10 Agency – London – to £65,000 - PLUS additional bonus & profit share

My client is a prestigious Top 10 agency who help major brands tell their story clearly and successfully. As trusted advisors to some of the world’s largest corporate, public, government and not-for-profit clients, they advise on strategic communications, public affairs and digital engagement. But where they excel is bringing all these disciplines together for truly integrated campaigns.

In the past three years, my client has doubled in size and today, more than 150 professionals are delivering creative campaigns and senior strategic counsel to clients around the world from five offices in London, New York, Washington, Nairobi and Doha.

Due to their exceptional success, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Consultant to join and play a pivotal role in the Government Advisory Team . The team helps governments and leaders to build, profile and protect reputations. Their work focuses on equipping governments with the skills and tools to communicate in a fast-paced environment, enhancing their reach and impact with international audiences, and helping them to excel with the latest thinking. They are passionate about helping deliver real change, and the team brings experience at the highest levels of government. Through offices in London, Doha, Nairobi, Washington DC, and Singapore they have supported governments across five continents.

The role:

My Client is looking for a Senior Consultant to join their Government Advisory team. This is an exciting leadership role within an international team and working for a range of prestigious government and public sector clients. My client is a most prestigious agency and so your background will be a respected international communications agency. You will be a highly-motivated and commercially-minded individual who brings proven experience in the fields of international media and politics. You will have at least seven years’ communications experience.

Key responsibilities:


Directing key accounts and projects for major international clients, including full oversight and management of strategic and tactical activity;
Building contacts at a senior level with clients and providing strategic counsel and advice across all areas of media, digital and public diplomacy;
Leading a team to deliver for clients across accounts, driving a culture of creativity, excellence and ambition for clients;
Working flexibly as part of an international team and able to travel and operate overseas for periods of time as required;
Leading on new business proposals and pitches, including identifying and cultivating new leads;
Supporting the management and development of the unit, including coaching and managing junior team members;
Playing a key role in the Senior Management team of the unit.


Requirements:


Have extensive communications experience across a range of disciplines, including media, digital and public diplomacy;
Have proven experience delivering large-scale, integrated communications programmes and campaigns across paid, owned and earned channels;
Have proven management skills and be able to demonstrate personal experience leading projects and teams, ideally internationally;
Have a clear interest and expertise in international affairs;
Be commercially-driven with previous business development experience;
Have strong personal presentation skills both oral and written;
Be prepared to work flexibly, including travel overseas for periods of time;
Have excellent problem-solving skills with a data-driven approach.


What is offered in return:

My client has an unrivalled strategic counsel; a group that has held some of the hottest seats in politics and the media, from Communications Secretary to Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, to Political Editor of The Sun, and Director of Communications at No.10.

Their clients benefit from their experience and expertise, but so too do their people. My client is committed to career development and have an open doors culture. Both through your client work, and through the structured training programme delivered by my client’s strategic counsel, you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced people in the business.

In addition to a most competitive basic salary of up to £65,000 you will be eligible for my client’s industry leading bonus scheme and annual profit share. When my client does well, all of their people share in that success.

The remuneration package also includes a wide range of employee benefits, such a competitive pension scheme, company contribution to gym membership, Bupa healthcare and free daily breakfast.

Please forward your CV without delay and in complete confidence to david@medianrecruit.co.uk

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