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A leading, multi-specialist agency with high profile clients is looking for a talented Account Director to join their growing Corporate team. This is an opportunity to work with some of the world’s most innovative companies – from global leaders to exciting industry disrupters.

You will act as day-to-day lead for a diverse range of accounts and projects – taking on management responsibilities and providing client counsel and crisis and issues management support, whilst overseeing and motivating a team to ensure work is delivered to a first-class standard. 

The agency has won multiple awards and accolades, and you can expect a vibrant, collaborative, and supportive internal culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality, creative and thoughtful client plans and campaigns
  • Work closely with the team to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of accounts
  • Lead and manage a team and provide direction, motivation and professional development support
  • Form deep client relationships and offer crisis management and senior counsel
  • Manage budgets and keep on track of account administration
  • Get involved in new business proposals and pitch for new work

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in an agency environment
  • Experience in forming strong client relationships
  • An enthusiastic manager with strong organisational skills who enjoys sharing best practice and upskilling junior colleagues
  • A polished presenter with creative ability and a flair for delivering successful new business pitches
  • Experience in issues management and crisis communications

 

If this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Jenny's focus is on finding the best talent within the corporate communications space. Working in partnership with UK and global agencies and in-house clients, her expertise covers both external and internal communications.

After several years in leading PR agencies working with professional services clients, including Cooley LLP, Countrywide and LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Jenny joined Hanson Search, bringing a wealth of industry knowledge to her role to help clients and candidates alike.

Jenny is Co-Chairman of the PRCA NextGen London Group, which is a forum providing information, support and advice to practicing PR and communications professionals from Graduate level up to Account Director.

Originally from Scotland, Jenny graduated with a first-class joint honours degree in international relations and legal studies from the University of Aberdeen.

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