Director - Digital - Corporate Comms - Prestigious Top 10 Agency – London - to £85,000 plus benefits

Recruiter
Median
Location
London
Salary
to £85,000 - PLUS additional bonus & profit share up to 24% of your salary!
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Director - Digital –  Corporate Communications - Prestigious Top 10 Agency – London – to £85,000 - PLUS additional bonus & profit share up to 24% of your salary!

My client is an international communications consultancy trusted by some of the highest profile organisations, governments and individuals in the world with offices in Washington DC, New York, Singapore, Doha and Nairobi, as well as in London.

The Team:

The Corporate team brings together experience from the highest levels of the media, politics, and campaigning to work with global markets, challenger brands, NGOs, individuals and industry bodies.

They have an unrivalled strategic counsel and an integrated team experienced in delivering for high-profile companies and some of the most exciting entrants to the market. Their journalistic expertise means they know how to spot and hone a story and the team understands how to make a story work hard across every possible channel. The team ensures the work they are doing is having the right impact with the right people and they also provide expert advice and delivery in the digital world, taking in the complex interactions of social media.

The Role:

My client is now seeking a Director - Digital. This is a senior role in the management group of my client's 70 person strong Corporate team, which includes specialists in public affairs, corporate communications, internal engagement, grassroots campaigning as well as digital.

  • You will be an expert in your field with the ability to develop and deliver impactful digital and social media strategies; taking responsibility for full tactical implementation of client activity; providing high quality client servicing and maximising the profitability of accounts
  • You will also contribute to new business, helping to identify and cultivate prospects, and to lead pitches and proposals
  • You will be expected to work with others across the company to deliver the best possible results for clients, providing an integrated service and making the best of all my client's capabilities
  • You will join the Corporate team management group and the agency’s Senior Leadership Group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Corporate Partners, you will lead a team of digital specialists working collaboratively within an integrated practice
  • Directing key accounts, including full oversight and management of all strategic and tactical activity
  • Acting as the day-to-day contact for major clients
  • Lead clients and the internal teams through the creative and strategy process, from the initial client engagement through final delivery
  • Marketing my client's digital offer and generating new business from their clients and externally
  • Provide support in targeting, pursuing, and closing engagements with potential clients by presenting the capabilities of my client accurately and compellingly
  • Oversee the creative and strategic services my client offers, such as copywriting, data analysis, site content creation, implementation, testing, and online outreach
  • Building and maintaining excellent client relationships
  • Digital project management through the project lifecycle
  • Project scope, requirements and cost proposals
  • Upsell and retention are key performance criteria for this role
  • The role involves management and development of a team of digital specialists - making sure that individuals and the team as a whole perform at their best
  • Accurate and timely evaluation and reporting of projects

Qualifications, skills and competencies:

You must:

  • Have a minimum of 8-10 years’ experience working in digital communications at a senior level within government, agency or in-house
  • Be well versed in delivering often-complex digital solutions and through your experience will be able to talk knowledgeably about the approach without relying on others
  • Have demonstrable experience of managing clients and their projects independently, successfully and profitably
  • Have an excellent track record of building and sustaining strong client relationships and managing a range of digital media projects to a successful conclusion for both client and agency
  • Have an excellent understanding of the digital development process including communication strategy, creative and technical
  • Be able to analyse clients’ challenges and develop strategies to solve them

What is offered in return:

  • My client is committed to employee development and has an open doors culture where you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced people in the business. They regularly reward and promote success, and actively encourage staff to take on new challenges and responsibilities to aid progression.
  • Their remuneration package also includes competitive pension contributions, private healthcare life assurance cover, company contribution to gym membership, company parties, free daily breakfast and much, much more!
  • In addition, every permanent member of staff is eligible for their industry leading quarterly bonus scheme and annual profit share. When my client thrives, all of their people share in that success.

My client offers a competitive basic salary of up to £85,000 and you will be eligible for my client’s industry leading quarterly bonus scheme and annual profit shareworth up to an additional 24% of your annual salary! 

Please forward your CV without delay and in complete confidence to jayne@medianrecruit.co.uk

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