Interim Director, Public Affairs Consultancy

London (Central), London (Greater)
c£75,000 - £90,000 pro rata dependent on experience
20 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Account Director
Full Time
Contract Type

A highly respected, award winning consultancy is hiring an Interim PA Director to join them for 6-12 months, starting in December 2016. 

Reporting to the Managing Partner and working alongside other Partners within the consultancy, the role will focus on overseeing the financial services sector practice and leading several other key accounts. The Director is responsible for the development and execution of public affairs programmes within that market, with specific responsibilities including:

- To ensure the company's knowledge base and awareness of issues relevant to the business sector is kept up-to-date
- Execution of the financial services sector business plan 
- To act as a consultant within client teams led by others where required
- To provide strategic consultancy and support on campaign development for existing clients
- Utilise your policy influencing expertise to support government relations programmes

Suitable candidates will demonstrate senior level public affairs consultancy experience, ideally gained within the FS sector. You will have an excellent understanding of relevant political and public policy processes and how to engage with and influence them. You must also possess exceptional relationship building and influencing skills - with a view to engaging both internal and external stakeholders from the word 'go'. 

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