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PR Deputy MD

London

£120000 - £150000 per annum
Ref: 084105349  Date Posted:  15/11/2019
The well-respected financial services team at this leading strategic communications consultancy, is looking to hire a senior individual, with a deep sector expertise within financial services. The role will focus both on an existing portfolio of prominent businesses, as well as working in partnership with the MD to further build the client list. The current client portfolio includes asset managers, investment/retail banks and private equity firms. Business development is particularly focussed on challenger brands, so a strong interest in this area is important.

This firm is a renowned business, but one that is continually evolving, so the role will suit someone who enjoys working in a forward thinking fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

• Ownership of client relationships, lead strategic direction of accounts

• Working closely with MD to develop business, from lead generation to pitch

• Managing and mentoring junior team members

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

• A strong background within communications and recent experience in either a UK based PR agency or in-house role

• A detailed knowledge of the financial services sector, with significant understanding of the investment sphere

• Excellent networking and business development skills

• Proven experience of forming strong client relationships built on trust, leadership and respect

• Innovative thinker with an understanding of the importance of staying creative and relevant in your approach in order to bring thoughtful ideas to client's attention

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.