Associate Director -Corporate/ Consumer - Property/ Placemaking

Salary Excellent Salaries DOE + bonus, hybrid working and lots of excellent benefits.
Location London
Reference EG889141
Edwina Goldman

Associate Director -Corporate/ Consumer - Property/ Placemaking

You will have unrivalled senior working in corporate and/or consumer PR in an agency role and be familiar with property / development and / or placemaking. With a real passion for strategic and integrated communication and a track record of leading and producing outstanding results for clients within the built environment.

As an Associate Director you would play a direct role in the growth and success of the agency and specifically our Corporate, Consumer and Social Team and the fully integrated campaigns they successfully run. Working with and managing a portfolio of clients as well as bringing in and delivering new business this is an opportunity to be immersed in a range of work, across a number of clients within a Flexible, Aspiring, Supportive and Transparent environment.

Associate Directors use their highly effective and tailored managerial experience to lead integrated teams, overseeing their work and encouraging their continued growth and development – bringing out the best in them as well as deliver the results for the clients.

What will you be doing? We’re looking for someone who will be:

• • Leading and providing strategic direction to our clients in the built environment (with a focus on property and placemaking).

• • Acting as the key contact point for clients to whom they turn to – alongside a Director – for strategic guidance, advising them directly, leading meetings

• • Responsible for bringing Directors / Managing Directors in at key points to review materials and provide strategic insight.

• • Reviewing and editing written materials, over-seeing the drafting of others. This means working closely with Account Directors and Account Managers to produce error-free written materials.

• • Taking full responsibility for the account, the team and the work delivered.

• • Devising and executing complex communications strategies, spanning owned and earned media, stakeholder engagement and activations as well as social media and influencer engagement.

• • Handling difficult projects and clients, always keeping a cool head and demonstrating sound judgment in pressured situations.

• • Leading projects of different scales – from small, fixed term project briefs to major retainers

• • Accountable for all deliverables from the entire team – including support functions working on the account.

• • Developing, motivating and mentoring team members.

• • Appraising at least two junior team members and helping develop and up-skill them

• • Proactively identifying resourcing issues and raising these in the appropriate, solution driven way.

• • Effectively managing budgets and oversee client billing on projects.

• • Acting as a senior ‘sounding board’ for Directors and Board Directors.

• • Representing the business externally and using your own profile to support the growth of the business.

• • Being regularly involved in new business, proactively identifying opportunities through your network, leading on drafting new business proposals and contributing to and attending pitches whenever needed.

• • Fostering and developing strong relationships with clients, journalists and associates. Proactively organising catch-ups with key contacts and attending networking events.

• • Dealing confidently with senior individuals in the private and public sectors and acting as a positive advocate and spokesperson for the company.

• • Experience in both B2B and B2C property/development/placemaking communications in a senior role – and ideally some of this time spent in an agency.

• • Proven experience of creating and delivering successful specific B2B/B2C campaigns for client

• • Expertise in lead generation and conversion of relevant sector targets which will add to the client portfolio.

• • Strong business acumen – understanding and experience of how an agency business works, grows and is managed.

• • Exceptional inter-personal skills – to thrive in a busy office, work constructively with ability to contribute at a senior level and help provide strategic direction to the company.

• • Excellent drafting and reviewing skills – whether in preparing communication strategies, press releases, key message sheets, proposal documents or client brochures.

• • Strong organisational abilities – to stay on top of a complex workload without ‘letting any balls drop’.

• • First class client handling and good management skills – providing a mentoring role to other staff and building close relationships with clients.

• • First-rate understanding of issues management – adept at understanding, condensing and communicating complex issues.

• • Good media skills and contacts – with specific experience of pro-active media work.

• • The ability to work effectively in a small, tightly knit organisation and thrive in such an environment, including at times working by yourself

Obviously having a keen interest in London’s ongoing evolution and development is key! This person needs to have a natural curiosity in the world, be completely updated with current affairs, be genuinely passionate about wanting to work on some of the key issues surrounding London today.

Excellent salaries, benefits, training, hybrid working and central London location.

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Associate Director -Corporate/ Consumer - Property/ Placemaking


Excellent Salaries DOE + bonus, hybrid working and lots of excellent benefits.