Senior Account Director – Crisis Communications – Multi Sector Clients

Recruiter
Capstone Hill Search
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Crisis Communications team of one of the UK’s leading PR agencies is looking for a dynamic, experienced and creative Senior Account Director to join their highly successful team!

Benefits Include:


Free breakfast at the in-house cafe
Gym discounts
Childcare vouchers
Pension
Season ticket loan
Cycle to work scheme


Following a strong year in 2018, during which the agency’s Crisis & Issues team cemented its position as one of the leading communications advisers with a number of clients wins, they are hiring to support our continued growth in 2018 and beyond. They’re multi-award-winning team provides strategic communications counsel to some of the UK’s leading companies in a range of sectors, whether privately held or listed on AIM through to FTSE 100, as well as international firms looking to raise and manage their profile effectively in the UK.

The Role:


Act as senior counsel to clients, supporting the development of their communications strategies as a whole
Work with senior account leads to take responsibility for client servicing and performance, profitability, resourcing, forecasting and billing
Oversee account teams, providing leadership and guidance to colleagues whilst also identifying development and training opportunities for the team
Shape and steer the strategy for clients’ ongoing engagement with the media, analyst and investor community as well as being the day to day lead on mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, fundraisings, issues, and crisis
Work with the senior team to grow existing and win new business, leading on pitches, networking for leads and developing opportunities to extend our relationships with clients where appropriate


The Person:


Must have agency experience in Crisis Communications within an agency.
Experience of handling all media enquiries (including hostile and reactive media enquiries) and tailoring client messages and objectives as appropriate
Ability to manage junior team members, develop strong working relationships and support their development
Keen attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills.


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For more information call Tim Ruocco: 020 7017 3083 – tim@capstonehillsearch.com

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