ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR | Consumer brands (part time option)

CF0581 | £65 – 85k
Looking to join a team of brilliant creatives and brand specialists in this ‘dare to be different’ global PR agency? This Associate Director role is the perfect one for a consumer brands champion who wants to work in an inspired and creative environment on big brand campaigns and is potentially looking for part time (4 days/wk).
You will join a super talented team and work in partnership with the Creative Director across all disciplines from brands to corporate, financial and public affairs to develop insightful, multi audience communications strategies. This agency is looking for the very best and the most intellectually curious who can cut across sectors and switch seamlessly between all disciplines. As an absolute must, you should have a strong background in and passion for devising creative comms solutions for consumer and corporate audiences
You also get great offices to work in (covid safe currently and so working remotely), industry-leading benefits (including bonus, flexi working, medical care, cycle to work etc), lead on new business, run an international client base and have a well-resourced, collegiate working environment.
The Role
This Associate Director role would be responsible for making a significant contribution to the agency’s reputation, profitable growth and client retention. You would lead client accounts, support teams to deliver to highest standards, inspire new thinking, and take an active role in contributing to the agency culture and play a pivotal role in retaining and developing the teams’ best talent.
Responsibilities:
• Inspire best in class creativity across the business in corporate, public affairs, financial and brand communications
• Nurture and support the development of creative talent
• Work individually and in partnership with the Creative Director across organic growth and new business
• Build a creative culture alongside sound strategic insight
• Be a positive champion for insight-led creativity to solve complex multi-audience communications and reputation challenges
• Encourage, inspire and motivate teams through mentoring and coaching
• Actively drive growth with existing clients and through new business lead generation
• Establish long-term senior relationships through valued, strategic counsel
• Identify opportunities to deliver solutions to client challenges
• Build a strong network of effective relationships internally and externally
• Seek new insights, knowledge and experts to share with clients and encourage a knowledge-sharing environment
Skills:
 Experience at senior level of applying creativity to consumer brand communications as well as corporate challenges
 Excellent communications (oral and written) & presenting skills
 Creatively curious
 Skilled at creative ideation as well as able to solve creative challenges
 Adept at coming up with big ideas and quick win tactical solutions
 Proven track record of solving complex multi-audience creative briefs for iconic brands
 Positive and ambitious team leader who can run high-performing and motivated teams
 Experience in career development through mentoring and coaching
 Proven track record in retaining clients and maintaining high-level relationships
 Ability to anticipate client needs and help teams exceed client expectations
 Strong commercial acumen in managing client deliverables
To apply for this exciting new challenge please send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting ref CF0581 or call 020 3397 7543 / 07929 008295


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