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We have partnered with a leading strategic communications consultancy to find a Public Affairs Director in their Financial Services team. With a rapidly expanding team, this agency provides expertise across corporate reputation, brand marketing, health, public affairs, creative, digital, content design and production. You will be joining one of the industry’s biggest Financial Services teams in the industry, representing fintech and blue-chip market clients.

You will work closely alongside the Public Affairs team to development political engagement programmes for clients. This opportunity will suit someone with a forward-looking view of both the communications and financial services landscape who is excited by the challenge of developing and growing a business whilst nurturing and mentoring a team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play an active role in the Financial Services leadership team and ensure the overall quality of work, client retention and delivery of budgeted results and profit targets
  • Act as a leading figure in the client’s strategic advisory team providing senior counsel and strategic guidance
  • Lead new business processes, identify opportunities for organic and inorganic growth while developing relationships within the wider industry
  • Shape and steer the client’s stakeholder engagement strategy and major issues, while maintain longstanding relationships within the industry
  • Act as am ambassador for the team and wider business

Key Requirements:

  • Strong policy background within financial services
  • Experience leading some of the agency’s largest and most integrated clients across a range of practice areas.
  • A forward-thinking approach and the ability to lead integrated campaigns for some leading brands within the sector
  • Someone excited by the challenge of developing and growing a business
  • Desire to be part of shaping, developing and building a high-performance team

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. Please note, only relevant candidates will be considered.

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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Consultant Peter Ferguson

As a Consultant in the Public Affairs Practice, Peter advises and supports some of the world’s most renowned communications consultancies, boutique public affairs agencies and global in-house clients. Peter has supported clients on mandates including Director of Public Affairs for a Global Communications Consultancy, Global Director of Government Affairs for an International Nuclear Energy Organisation, Head of Government Affairs for an International Trade Association and Public Affairs Manager for a global FMCG business. Knowledgeable, research-driven and determined, Peter provides clients with top tier talent that allows their organisation to prosper.

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