Account Director- Regeneration/Planning/Property/Placemaking

Salary £Highly Competitive
Location London
Reference EG888730
Edwina Goldman

A hugely successful communications agency that focuses on the regeneration of the capital, placemaking and property is looking for an Account Director to take on a pivotal role within the business. This award-winning communications consultancy works to regenerate, renew, and redevelop; they work closely with clients to form an in-depth understanding of their business, offering effective advice on a range of issues affecting London and its communities.

The right candidate will have worked on a variety of corporate accounts in an agency environment, as well as on project work, preferably with clients in the property / infrastructure / regeneration sectors. They will be a well- rounded corporate communications professional with experience across media, crisis comms, reputation management and content generation, able to juggle multiple priorities and projects whilst also working on new business proposals and internal projects. Based in the heart of central London in enviable offices, this role presents a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join a rapidly expanding company, immersing themselves in a diverse range of work within a dynamic communications agency.

The role will require:

• Leading and providing strategic direction to drive accounts, using initiative and being proactive to achieve delivery for the client.

• Being a key contact point for clients, advising them directly and demonstrating good judgment, as well as heading-up and driving meetings with clients

• Monitoring and devising communications strategies and proposals.

• Selling-in and overseeing the selling-in by others to national, regional, local, trade and broadcast media.

• Managing budgets and overseeing client billing on projects.

• Managing and providing support to junior staff.

• Providing input into management decisions and acting as a senior ‘sounding board’.

• Regularly networking and developing relationships at senior levels and new contacts and business leads.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Solid corporate communications experience, particularly in managing the corporate reputation of clients, media relations, stakeholder communications and perhaps public affairs.

• A strong agency background

• Worked within London and ideally across several London boroughs but will also have experience at managing national and possibly international clients.

• Experience across stakeholder management, public affairs or media relations, as well as strong media contacts

• A background in issues and crisis-based communications

• Have a real interest in the ongoing evolution of London, as well as it’s key players and the way in which it operates.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your communications skills in a successful and unique agency that offers an array of fantastic benefits and more. If you are a strategic thinker with an ability to condense complex issues into clear and concise messages, please email your CV to

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Job Details

Account Director- Regeneration/Planning/Property/Placemaking


£Highly Competitive