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This is a superb opportunity for a strong corporate affairs Account Director / Senior Account Director to lead multi-market, full-service accounts for major clients within a top-class, award-winning global agency.

Working across sectors including retail, sports, FMCG, healthcare, real estate, media and broadcast, the role will be the day-to-day lead for flagship and well-established consumer brands, managing client and team relationships.

The role will span reputation building and management across corporate, consumer and brand communications, partnering with clients in areas from CEO communications and ESG strategy development, to media relations and brand engagement. As a senior member of the team, the agency is looking for a client-focused strategic thinker, curious about the world, and who brings experience in leading fast-paced teams.

The agency has a fantastic culture and a friendly team who will push you to be your best and take on new opportunities. You will learn from an engaged senior team, and the agency offers brilliant training and development opportunities to allow people to shine.

Key responsibilities:

  • Shape corporate communications planning and strategy
  • Build and nurture relationships with clients and operate as the senior contact and advisor for client accounts
  • Oversee strategic campaigns from creative brief to implementation and delivery
  • Mentor, inspire, and delegate to junior team members
  • Involvement in new business proposals and pitching

Key requirements:

  • Issues management experience for B2B and/or B2C clients
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Strong media relations and press office skills
  • High-standard writing skills; research, press releases, reports, briefs, etc
  • Efficiency in project management across multiple global work streams
  • First-class account administration and eye for detail

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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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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