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This is a superb opportunity to join a cause-driven, scale-up agency set for exponential growth in the next year.

Working as an Account Director as part of a high-achieving and expanding team, you will manage and deliver strategic communications programmes, and be responsible for the day-to-day overseeing of client relationships. The agency has built up an international client list from sectors such as fintech, climate action, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, digital security, and food security, and advises issues-rich clients across the UK and Ireland, Switzerland, the UAE, Hong Kong, New York, and Silicon Valley.

Working with a collaborative, ambitious and entrepreneurial team, you will have a varied remit across strategic integrated and creative campaigns, media relations, digital and social communications, content and narrative-building, and crisis and issues management.

The team are globally-minded and believe that great work can be done from anywhere. Flexibility is central to the agency, and they operate a remote-first working model. Candidate location for the role is therefore flexible.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and nurture relationships with clients and operate as the senior contact for client accounts
  • Oversee strategic campaigns from creative brief to implementation and delivery
  • Take ownership of storytelling with new and creative ideas, driving editorial strategies with content pitches, press alerts and new campaigns in a range of media (including social media)
  • Mentor and delegate to junior team members
  • Involvement in new business proposals and pitching

Key requirements:

  • Experience working in a communications agency
  • Track record of managing client teams and work
  • Excellent writing, proofing, editing and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Key networker with an ability to build and maintain large numbers of industry and media contacts
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen with the ability to communicate across departments and stakeholders and represent PR at a senior level

 

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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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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