Hanbury Strategy

Communications Associate Director

4 days left

Location
London (East), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive + Bonus and benefits
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Oct 2019
Ref
Comms AD
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

About Hanbury Strategy

Hanbury is three years old and we’re growing fast. We are working for some of the biggest and most exciting companies in the UK and the world. ​Our team is what makes us unique. ​Our experienced campaigners and communications professionals have advised CEOs, major investors, Prime Ministers and Cabinet Ministers across Europe and have a​ track record of delivering victories against the odds. Our people have been on the winning side in the UK General Election of 2015, the EU Referendum of 2016, and the French Presidential Election of 2017. We use this experience to advise and guide others through their most complex and challenging problems.  

To help us grow even faster, we are looking to bring on board an enthusiastic addition to the corporate communications team, with significant proven experience working with or in the media or in an agency. This associate director will play a key role in delivering client excellence across a variety of sectors, growing the practice and helping to propel the firm forwards. 

The role

You will be involved in a range of tasks and projects which might include:

  • Proactively briefing stories to the media and dealing with reactive media enquiries
  • Acting as the primary liaison for a range of corporate clients 
  • Researching and sourcing information for clients
  • Drafting press releases, opinion pieces, briefing notes and background information documents
  • Working with our researchers and policy analysts to produce detailed pieces of original research and analysis 
  • Helping to develop long term media strategies and communications grids, and advising clients on press engagement
  • Taking on day to day project management responsibilities, ensuring a high standard of work for client programmes
  • Effectively managing teams to deliver against tight deadlines and supporting the development of junior colleagues
  • Assisting the firm’s Partners in spotting opportunities to develop and grow the business, and contributing ideas and taking part in pitches for new clients

About you

  • Excited to be part of a dynamic team, working with clients from a range of industries.
  • Not afraid to break new ground and find new ways to solve old problems.
  • Dedicated to producing high quality work and going the extra mile.
  • An entrepreneurial approach, with the ability to think on your feet.
  • Have an interest in politics and how it impacts corporate clients
  • Enjoy working with people with a diverse range of backgrounds and opinions.
  • Personable, respectful and a team player

Further information and benefits

  • This is an office based position with normal working hours of 9am to 6pm. 
  • 28 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata), plus bank holidays and discretionary additional days off between the Christmas and New Year period. 
  • Pension scheme in which Hanbury contributes a proportion of your monthly gross salary. 
  • Complimentary Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Membership of Second Home, the coworking office space in which Hanbury is currently based, which offers a range of additional complimentary benefits including cultural and wellness programmes.

Should you be considered for interview, we will contact you by email within two weeks of the closing date. 

Hanbury Strategy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we are open to discussions about alternative working patterns or hours. 

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