Position: Senior Consultant
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Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Consultant / Account Director to join our growing team in Brighton.
Our client is a multi-award-winning consultancy with global reach. They create campaigns that champion intelligent companies. they are B2B marketing experts who develop big ideas and make them travel, positioning their clients as the go-to experts in their field. Our client prides themselves on their ability to tell clear stories in a complex world. Using bespoke research, they unearth the new issues that matter, and activate strategic marketing to give their clients competitive advantage.
From mapping the scale and impact of future talent shortages to ranking cities according to their sustainability, our original content engages the C-Suite and changes the conversation.
Our client offers an end-to-end service that has real business and economic impact. Their signature thinking drives marketing, public relations and business development in order to build reputation, deepen relationships and generate revenue for our clients.
Our client is far from a traditional corporate agency. They dare to be different in how they do business and the kind of work they do. There’s no creative or commercial challenge too big.
Our client does interesting and inspiring work to be proud of and have built a collegiate culture based on hard work and good fun. It’s one of the reasons they win so many awards, and why their team choose to stay and grow with us.
Ideas and strategy: Leading ideas generation, creating integrated PR and marketing campaigns and offering strategic direction.
Strategic campaign management: Using your knowledge of data and research methods to ensure each campaign that you deliver provides original insights with strong media value, while also speaking to the unique proposition of your clients.
Client relations and management: Acting as a trouble-shooter with overall responsibility for client activity. Building internal relationships and leading strategic organic growth.
New business and profitability: Focusing on profitability, strategic organic growth, proactive lead generation, contracts and attending senior-level networking events. Overall responsibility for service levels, resourcing and fee forecasting.
Copywriting: Giving final sign-off on all team copywriting, writing heavy-weight whitepapers and creating strategic plans and proposals.
Crisis communications: Leading on crises and issues.
People management: Managing account teams and training, mentoring and supporting staff.
Ad-hoc: Pitching in and supporting your pack with ad-hoc work as required.
The key qualities our client are looking for in their new recruit:
A business enthusiast with significant experience in B2B marketing communications.
A PR and marketing expert with an excellent knowledge of the global news agenda and strong media & influencer relations skills.
An industry and sector expert – solid understanding of the business audiences that our clients target, from SMEs to global corporates.
An outstanding communicator – written and verbal.
An exceptional consultant able to maintain and grow client relationships.
A strategic thinker able to design and deliver complex campaigns.
A creative genius who can craft a compelling story, generate and evidence big ideas.
A top-notch project manager able to work to objectives, targets, deadlines and deliver results.
An unflappable operator and problem solver who can juggle multiple responsibilities.
An excellent track record in winning new business – able to grow existing clients and identify and win new ones.
An inspiring leader who loves helping their team and clients reach their full potential.
Strong commercial acumen – first-rate financial planning and reporting with the ability to set and work to budgets and monitor profitability.
It’s the depth of the partnerships with clients in this position which is so important. Our client work with leading researchers and economic analysts to put substance behind their campaigns, so any examples of this type of experience would be great too. Our client is looking for someone with the right blend of strategic thinking and hands-on delivery, who can drive business development and can work in a fast-moving consultancy environment. The right candidate will have great working relationships with their partners and clients and needs to be excellent with client and commercial management.
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