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We have partnered with a high growth, multi-award winning, Communications Agency with a range of high-profile clients (particularly within the PE space) who are looking to appoint a Partner – Financial Services as part of their continued and significant growth plans.

Our client is looking to further strengthen their highly capable team by hiring a Partner to head up and build out their offering across financial communications and corporate communications into the Financial Services market. With an established base of PE, AM & Banking clients the agency is seeking a leader who has the desire and gravitas to build and lead an award-winning practice.

In this role, you will lead, develop and grow the Financial Services offer, maintaining relationships with key clients, leading new business pitches, nurturing the development and skillset of the team and identifying areas of strategic growth. You will also be an excellent people leader and client counsellor, at C-suite, playing an active and central role on the Leadership Team, working closely with the MD to propel the business forward.

The role requires a strong, strategically minded and progressive leader who excites and inspires the team, clients, potential clients and all external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Strengthening and broadening the agency’s Financial Services offering for existing and potential clients, including identifying and winning new business activities
  • Providing senior client counsel and managing company reputation
  • Upskilling the corporate comms team by mentoring and developing junior talent
  • Consulting on daily client issues, leading crisis responses, and providing oversight from strategy development to successful execution

Key requirements:

  • A senior practitioner, experienced in communications with demonstrable credentials within Financial Services.
  • A calm under pressure leader with experience in advising clients through major issues and crises with an innate strategic view.
  • An excellent team leader and team player – motivational and supportive
  • Someone who enjoys mentoring and developing talent
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and doesn’t mind occasionally getting stuck into day-to-day client work for the benefit of the team and the client
  • Demonstrable new business credentials

The role will be based in fantastic London offices, a brilliant working culture with excellent career opportunities and remuneration packages are on offer, this is a build opportunity and comes with significant LTIP and EMI options.

*Our client is looking to bring in a hybrid working model.

If you have the relevant experience and 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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As head of our Capital Markets and Financial Services practice, Neil advises some of the world’s most renowned strategic communications and global advisory consultancies, international publicly listed businesses and blue-chip financial services firms. His network spans traditional financial comms, listed strategic communications, special situations, and corporate financial services.

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