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I am seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Account Manager to join the New York office of a Global Corporate Affairs Agency, specializing in strategic corporate communications, public affairs, and stakeholder engagement. With an international presence, they work with clients across various industries to shape and manage their reputations, navigate complex issues, and achieve their business objectives.

The ideal Senior Account Manager will have a strong agency background, demonstrating expertise in managing client relationships, leading projects, and coordinating with internal teams, and will play a crucial role in delivering exceptional service to the clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client Management: Act as the primary point of contact for a portfolio of clients, maintaining strong relationships and understanding their business objectives, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Project Leadership: Lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely delivery, quality execution, and adherence to budget constraints.
  • Strategic Counsel: Provide strategic counsel to clients on corporate communications, public affairs, and stakeholder engagement strategies, leveraging industry insights and best practices.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with internal teams, including account executives, creative, digital, and research, to develop integrated solutions that meet client needs and objectives.
  • Team Development: Mentor and guide junior team members, providing constructive feedback, support, and opportunities for growth.
  • International Collaboration: Coordinate closely with the UK team to ensure seamless execution of shared client work, aligning strategies and objectives across regions.
  • New Business Development: Support business development efforts by identifying opportunities for organic growth within existing client accounts and contributing to new business pitches and proposals.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field.
  • Experience in corporate communications within an agency
  • Proven track record of managing client relationships and leading successful projects.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate client objectives into actionable plans.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Experience working with international teams or clients is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools.

If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with our team including a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

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Associate Partner : Head of North America Ruth Edwards

With over twenty years of senior commercial and recruitment experience, I have worked at the highest levels of C-suite executive search and joined Hanson to head up its US offering. I work with leading Corporations and PR Agencies in New York and across North America in the hiring of senior talent in Corporate and Consumer Communications, Brand and Social Impact.

Based between New York and London, I assist PR agencies, start-ups, scale-ups and global corporations in their senior talent acquisition across the US.

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